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Inexpensive lunch in Bergen/Passaic area

Suggestions would be appreciated for a inexpensive lunch place. with a nice menu. Fine dining not expected, just something a little better than a diner.

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  1. what type of food? are you looking for sit down restuarants or quick in and out lunch places?

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    1. re: NJfoodLover

      Sit down restaurant. Any cuisine with the exception of Asian and Mexican.

      1. re: karenrmj

        In Moonachie there is Segovia's (Spanish). My company has an office near there and it is always a nice treat to have a meeting there so we can stop in for Lunch.

        Piasano in Rutherford on Park Ave is very good Italian.

      2. re: NJfoodLover

        Sabor Peru in Rutherford has lunch specials (including ceviche for 10 bucks).

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        Sabor Peru
        8 Highland Cross, Rutherford, NJ 07070

      3. I was going to tell you about the $6 lunch special at Wild Ginger in Ridgewood, it's an amazing price. But you ruled out Asian...

        Griffin's in Cresskill has a nice varied lunch menu, nice environment as well. Great patio in better weather.

        http://griffinrestaurant.com/menu.html

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        1. re: menton1

          Thanks. These sound like good choices.

        2. well, "inexpensive" means different things to different people, but my first thought was Bennies in Englewood. great Mediterranean food.

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          Bennies
          54 E Palisade Ave, Englewood, NJ 07631

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          1. re: goodhealthgourmet

            For Italian, Dolce Novita in Moonachie, NJ across the street from Segovia.
            Good food, nice menu.

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            Dolce Novita Restaurant
            107 Moonachie Rd, Moonachie, NJ 07074

            1. Bistro 55 in Rochelle Park.

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              Bistro 55
              55 Route 17 South, Rochelle Park, NJ 07662

              1. Pollos Mario in Hackensack. $10 and you get a whole chicken and side. YUM

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                Pollos Mario
                63 Main St, Hackensack, NJ 07601

                1. I was surprised at the quality of Maggiano's in Boston. Little did I know it was a chain. Understand there is one off Rt 4 in Hackensack. Not sure if the quality is the same from place to place, tho. And they serve family style.