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Need a good food and solid vibe lunch spot

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dagaber Jun 22, 2011 04:59 PM

Coming to D.C for the day and need a casual fun restaurant for 2 adults. American, mexican preferably outside seating.

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    Doh Jun 22, 2011 05:03 PM

    Oyamel

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      dining with doc Jun 22, 2011 05:07 PM

      Matchbox

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        VaPaula Jun 23, 2011 05:45 AM

        You don't specify where or when, so I'll throw Standard into the mix if it's over a weekend. REALLY casual.

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          woodleyparkhound Jun 23, 2011 11:30 AM

          I second The Standard, if outdoor seating is important. I wrote about it here:

          http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/782895

          It's open for lunch weekends only.

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            dagaber Jun 23, 2011 12:30 PM

            Sorry coming in on Wednesday. Nothing expensive just casual

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          Elyssa Jun 23, 2011 11:17 AM

          It would be helpful to know your price range, when you are coming in to town and where you will be. But a few of my favorite places with outdoor seating that are open for lunch are Poste, Tabard Inn, Cafe St. Ex, and Hank's Oyster Bar.

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          Tabard Inn
          1739 N St NW, Washington, DC 20036

          Hank's Oyster Bar
          1026 King St Ste 1, Alexandria, VA 22314

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            Dennis S Jun 23, 2011 01:59 PM

            I second Hank's, but would also add CF Folks (order from the specials only).

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              woodleyparkhound Jun 23, 2011 02:04 PM

              Hank's isn't open for lunch during the week. Lots of places aren't; make sure you check the hours of wherever you decide to go.

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                dagaber Jun 23, 2011 02:08 PM

                That stinks because hanks looks so good. Was exactly what I was looking for

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            dagaber Jun 23, 2011 12:31 PM

            thank you for all the suggestions

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