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lunch in howard beach

lees26 Feb 10, 2011 05:57 PM

I'm looking for a good place for lunch in Howard Beach that is also kid friendly. We've been to the CrossBay Diner and was wondering if anybody had any other suggestions? Thanks.

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    JFores RE: lees26 Feb 10, 2011 06:23 PM

    New Park Pizza is pretty good.

    New Park Pizza
    156-71 Cross Bay Blvd, Queens, NY 11414

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      bigmackdaddy RE: JFores Feb 10, 2011 06:37 PM

      2nd New Park. What's your opinion on Vincent's and Lenny's in general? I haven't been to either of them in eons. But I do remember a ton of families dining there.

    2. Mister Meatball RE: lees26 Feb 11, 2011 04:04 AM

      La Villa has very good pizza (wood oven), and is much more comfortable than New Park, in my opinion. For a full (Italian) menu, Vincent's should work for you, I'd think.

      La Villa Pizzeria & Restrnt
      8207 153rd Ave, Queens, NY 11414

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        lees26 RE: lees26 Feb 11, 2011 03:26 PM

        Thanks for the recommendations

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          SpiceJunkies RE: lees26 Feb 12, 2011 05:11 AM

          There's also an Italian grocery on Cross bay that's really good for a to go lunch. I can't remember the name, but it's on the west side of Cross Bay right next to an ice cream stand. The deli has sandwiches, but the prepared food is where it's at.

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            squid kun RE: SpiceJunkies Feb 12, 2011 12:02 PM


            Ragtime Gourmet Deli
            157-48 Cross Bay Blvd, Queens, NY 11414

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              SpiceJunkies RE: squid kun Feb 14, 2011 10:06 AM

              yup...that's the one.

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          bobbyrab RE: lees26 Feb 12, 2011 08:37 AM

          I like Vetro which might be more upscale than you are looking for. Excellent food and they have lunch specials which are pretty affordable. I am not sure if they are child-friendly but you might want to give them a call.

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            bklynsausage RE: lees26 Feb 14, 2011 03:28 AM

            New Park has great pizza but pizza only. LaVilla is always a good choice pizza and a full menu. Aldo Restaraunt,Lennys, Sugarbun Bakery has a small lunch menu, In My opinion La Villa is the best choice with kids and for variety.

            La Villa
            261 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215

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              foodguy1 RE: lees26 Feb 26, 2011 06:03 AM

              Lenny's Pizza (164th Ave.) in the back..perfect old school NY italian food, and definatley kid friendly..

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