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cheap yummy lunch in White Plains- anything not terrible fatty.

yeshana Aug 11, 2011 07:51 AM

given the economic crisis, I need to find a cheap place for lunch for tomorrow in WP.
I don't ever go expensive - I love MELT and Turkish Meze but MELT really no seating and Turkish Mezze is still a good thought. Just wondering if there's anything else?
What's the pricing for the salads at Cheeburger? It's been posted as a great salad. I don't even know location or seating options.

Turkish Meze
409 Mount Pleasant Ave, Mamaroneck, NY 10543

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    wincountrygirl RE: yeshana Aug 11, 2011 09:17 AM

    Don't know about their seating,but they are located across Mamaroneck from Iron Tomato. Check their website for pricing.

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      Dim Sum Diva RE: wincountrygirl Aug 11, 2011 10:35 AM

      My favorite is the $7 sushi special @ Daido, the Japanese grocery on Mam'k Ave. next to La Bottega salon. Shhh, don't tell anyone.

      La Bottega
      3216 Long Beach Rd, Oceanside, NY 11572

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        yeshana RE: Dim Sum Diva Aug 11, 2011 11:21 AM

        is it take out or is there seating?

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          cubanat RE: yeshana Aug 11, 2011 11:51 AM

          take out and sit on curb. enjoy.

          iron tomato used to be great...

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      mrsdebdav RE: yeshana Aug 11, 2011 11:08 AM

      Here's the link to the Cheeburger Plainview, LI salad menu with prices. I'd think the prices aren't much different in WP:

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        Dim Sum Diva RE: mrsdebdav Aug 11, 2011 12:43 PM

        There is also the salad bar @ Whole Foods, and the to-go counter @ Kam Sen. Bao's (Chinese) has a lunch menu. Anthony's Coal Oven may have a lunch menu as well. Reka's Thai food has one, it's under $10.

        Reka's Thai Restaurant
        2 Westchester Ave, White Plains, NY 10601

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        Westjanie RE: yeshana Aug 11, 2011 02:07 PM

        Right in the center of town, on Main St., is Karamba, a sort of pan-Latin spot, with comfortable seating and good prices.

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          cubanat RE: Westjanie Aug 11, 2011 03:00 PM

          that reminds me the bacon, egg & cheese on a roll with salt, peper & ketchup at the tiny place a few doors down from Kramaba is excellent and cheap BUT NOT LOW-FAT!

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            scarsdalesurprise RE: Westjanie Aug 12, 2011 01:45 PM

            I agree on Karamba - tasty and cheap (but probably not so healthy).

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            broosewee RE: yeshana Aug 12, 2011 08:12 AM

            I struggle with this same dilemma nearly everyday.

            The new Shoprite has a lot of options like a salad bar, grill, sushi. It's cheap, fast and taste is decent. Seating is usually easy.

            Atlanta Bread and Panera Bread are somewhat cheap and I like their food. Panera is normally empty due to its crappy location and also has free wifi like Atlanta. They're both on Main St.

            Finally, like others have mentioned, Bao's has a great lunch menu. Many options starting at 5.95 that include soup/salad and your choice of rice. It can be healthy if you pick the right dishes.

            Main St Cafe
            6 N Main St, New City, NY 10956

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              Maryld RE: broosewee Aug 12, 2011 01:51 PM

              The Wednesday Farmer's Market now has some vendors including Iron Tomato selling sandwiches, etc. for those who are strolling through during lunch. The falafel man from
              Hastings (?) was setting up there last week. Not sure if he was selling ready to cook or or ready to eat items since it was very early. Rue de Crepe from Harrison was also there a couple of weeks ago.

              The Iron Tomato
              57 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains, NY 10601

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              scarsdalesurprise RE: yeshana Aug 12, 2011 01:47 PM

              How about Melt - yum!

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                yeshana RE: yeshana Aug 13, 2011 12:40 PM

                we avoided all of the parking crap in WP and ate yummy grilled octopus at Nikkos on Central Ave. Parking at lunch time on a nice day is very difficult, especially while college shopping is in season. Great suggestions for another time- love the farmer's market stuff.!!

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                  cubanat RE: yeshana Aug 13, 2011 06:56 PM

                  Nikko's is a good choice. Great apps

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                    bonacbub RE: yeshana Sep 8, 2011 01:49 PM

                    Try Roberto's on post road next time, great authentic mexican

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