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Office moved to 47th and Park - need good "everyday" lunch options!

Our office recently relocated from Murray Hill to 47th and Park. I am in need of good lunch options! I already found Le Pain Quotidien around 50th and Third which is a fave. Some requests:

1. Best create your own salad bar
2. Best inexpensive but still good sushi
3. Any good spicy options - Indian, Thai, etc.
4. Best slice of pizza
5. Any french bistro bar seating (neighborhood type place)

Any other suggestions you have are welcome!

Thank you!

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    1. re: kathryn

      Thank you! I mix it up - sometimes a takeout for $10 and other times a sit down for $25. I have great info for my client lunches, so this is more when I am solo or with friends. Great info - thanks again!

    2. Minar for Indian, especially dosas. 138 W. 46th St.

      Bonchon for spicy Korean fried chicken, 51st St. and 2nd Ave.

      There's also a Grand Sichuan on 2nd Ave. and 55th St., though that might be outside your radius.

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      Minar
      138 W 46th St, New York, NY 10036

      Grand Sichuan
      1049 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10022

      Bon Chon Chicken
      957 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10022

      1. Walk north 2-3 blocks and there are fantastic food trucks there.

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        1. re: princeofpork

          The section between Lex and 3rd on 47th has many good Japanese options.
          My choice for a sit down place there would be Tsushima, with some great lunch sets.

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          Tsushima
          141 E 47th St, New York, NY 10017

        2. I'd love to read answers from the 'hounds to LB's query about a "create your own salad bar" (anathema in these parts, I know -sorry) for this neighbourhood.
          My favourite place, on the corner of Third and 51st, closed recently and I really, really need a replacement.

          1. for the slice go to naples 45 for the ny style slices. walk west on 47th to el rincon del sabor. guatita on monday, caldo de bola tuesday, rabo guisado wednesday, lengua or caldo de pata thursday and more guatita for good measure friday. pass go and collect 200

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            El Rincon del Sabor
            74 W 47th St, New York, NY 10036

            Naples 45
            200 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10166

            1. Pampano taqueria, on 3rd, bw 48 and 49 in concourse of east builing.

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              Pampano Taqueria
              805 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10022

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              1. re: mollp

                Thanks Mollp and AubWah! Great ideas.