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Dinner suggestions near Riviera Theater?

mjpd Dec 10, 2011 08:59 AM

Wondering if anyone has any suggestions for an early dinner walking distance from the Riviera Theater. Any type of great food will do! Thanks!

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    Greg in Chicago RE: mjpd Dec 10, 2011 11:01 AM

    Sun Wah is just to the north, sunwahbbq.com , festive, good Chinese. There's a Mexican cafe just north of Lawrence on Broadway, but I have no idea if it's good. Many other Asian choices on Argyle (5000 north), starting at Broadway and going east a few blocks.

    1. nsxtasy RE: mjpd Dec 10, 2011 12:11 PM

      Check out all the recommendations in this discussion:

      Need reco near Aragon/Uptown - www.chow.com/topics/789891

      The Riviera is a half block from the Aragon, so all the recommendations and distances there are equally applicable.

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        ddfry3 RE: nsxtasy Dec 11, 2011 08:41 PM

        "Great" might be a stretch, but I found the food at Fat Cat to be decent when in the area before a Green Mill (in same area) show:

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        mjpd RE: mjpd Dec 14, 2011 12:44 PM

        Thanks for the suggestions. We ended up eating at the Ethiopean Restaurant on the corner and it was quite good. Friendly service and a reasonably priced nice wine list.

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