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Jul 12, 2011 12:50 PM

Dinner around 8th and Walnut

I'm going with my daughter to see Miss Saigon at the Walnut Street Theater. I know that there are quite a few new restaurants in that area but I'm not very familiar with them. We're thinking about Garces Trading Company. Thanks for any thoughts or recommendations.

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  1. I'd go to Kanella, 10th and Spruce.

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    1. re: Buckethead

      +1 for Kanella. If you like sushi, I'm a fan of Fat Salmon on the 700 block of Walnut.

      1. re: urbanfabric

        Another vote for Kanella if you like Greek food.

    2. I've been to Garces Trading Co and really liked it. I had lunch there with my teen daughter and she thought it was pretty cool!

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      1. re: rocknroll52

        I think there's a bit of a disparity between the lunch and dinner menus as far as value. Getting a sandwich or salad there makes for a good meal, I think, but at dinner time, the entrees are a little pricier and some can be a bit small. I don't think he's intentionally gouging, just making a lot of stuff from scratch, like pastas, which makes for a pricier dish. This has been discussed on this board before, so I'll cut off my rant.

      2. i like both but my vote goes to kanella

        1. Check out 13th st..great places like Barbuzzo, Zavino or el vez.

          1. Amis isn't too far away.