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Apr 3, 2011 05:28 PM

Rockland County brunch?

looking for some recommendations for saturday brunch in rockland county - would prefer suffern, airmont, monsey area. kid-friendly is preferred for my 2 and 5 y/o's. thanks!

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  1. For kid-friendly and a wonderful, creative brunch menu, I thought of Art Cafe in Nyack. Wonderful place.

    1. Freshly spruced up with the original classic furnishings...long counter, stools and booths...spacious. Open grill. Always FRIENDLY STAFF!! My grandchildren insist on going for breakfast whenever they visit. Skylark's signature dish is Johnny cakes (cornmeal pancakes) favorite with real maple syrup in a pitcher on the stingy little plastic thimbles. My grandson is a great fan of the granola pancakes. Good coffee. Full breakfast menu. Great for lunch...fine sliders...order however many you want. Haven't tried them for dinner yet but based on friends experiences we will soon.

      Skylark Restrnts
      84 Main St, Nyack, NY 10960

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      1. re: garlic17

        Skylark is brutally awful, IMHO, dingy and worse than a diner. Quick Draw Lottery showing on tv monitors. Needs a makeover desperately.

        Much better with kids would be Temptations, 2 doors away on Main St. Kids will have a lot of fun at this bright cheery place with nice kid-friendly menu.

        1. re: menton1

          Menton1..when was the last time you were at the Skylark?? It's nicer than you describe...clean and bright. I think Temptations fits your description of the Skylark. Every time I go into Temptations I get a claustrophobic feeling. It's not clean...always sticky tables, trash on the floors. Service is not great.

          1. re: garlic17

            Try the Art Cafe then. Good food, service, and hygiene. Skylark is a Diner in a storefront. Boring and unimaginative at best.

            1. re: menton1

              Art Cafe since they expanded table space and not kitchen space is struggling. Not going there as enthusiastically as I used to. Service is TERRIBLE and food not so good. Conversation with a server confirmed the struggle. I still like Skylark. Also Harry's.

              1. re: garlic17

                Sidewalk Cafe/Bistro in Piermont.

                1. re: menton1

                  The back garden is great...not the sidewalk tables and not inside near the bar...very noisy.