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Mid-town Lunch/Brunch

mjs236 Aug 20, 2011 06:19 AM

Before heading to Citi Field today for a baseball game, we wanted to grab some snacks and drinks around 2pm, preferably somewhatclose to grand central, making for an easy trip to Queens.

I would say we're looking for brunch fare, but 2pm feels late for a brunch, but generally we're looking for some yummy, easy eating and drinking. Any ideas? We eat all foods so would welcome any cuisine, just as long as its delicious.


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    RGR RE: mjs236 Aug 20, 2011 07:34 AM

    Kellari Taverna is not too far from Grand Central, on 44th, b/t 5th & 6th. Very good Greek food. If you're looking to "snack," you could do a bunch of mezzes. If you want something a bit more substantial, they do a great job with grilled whole fish. They also offer a brunch menu.

    Kellari Taverna photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/11863391...


    Kellari Taverna
    19 W. 44th Street, New York, NY 10036

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    1. re: RGR
      mjs236 RE: RGR Aug 25, 2011 08:30 AM

      Thanks Kellari! We'll try that one next time!

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      bobstripower RE: mjs236 Aug 26, 2011 06:53 AM

      try one of the restauants IN grandcentral heres a link http://www.grandcentralterminal.com/g...
      The italian spot cipriani dolcie is really great, with an incredible viwe of the station floor from the balcony--and the Oyster bar is a NY tradition

      Grand Central Oyster Bar
      89 E 42nd St, New York, NY 10017

      Cipriani Dolci
      89 E 42nd St, New York, NY 10017

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      1. re: bobstripower
        littlecmad RE: bobstripower Dec 3, 2011 08:18 PM

        Is Cipriani worth going to? Do they have Bellini's there and are they as good as the ones in Venice? Wish I could go back to Venice again to get some.

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