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Mar 6, 2012 08:03 AM

Some place for Sunday lunch between SFO and Mt. View please

Picking up a cousin at SFO, driving her to Mt. View. Please tell me where to buy her luncheon. Thanking you.

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  1. Curry Up Now - San Mateo
    Martin's West for a "nice" lunch - Downtown RWC
    Chavez Supermarket for al pastor tacos - RWC/Atherton border
    Slider Bar Cafe - Palo Alto
    Oren's Hummus Shop - Palo Alto

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    1. re: ceekskat

      Martins West is great. About the only thing I miss about working in Sunnyvale is not stopping in there on my way home. It's only open for lunch Wed.-Sat., though.

      The Refuge is worth a visit if you like pastrami.

      1. re: Robert Lauriston

        Oops, mistook the Saturday for Sunday. Thanks.

        1. re: Robert Lauriston

          Martin's West looks nice. Do I need a resie? Would prefer the Refuge but cousin won't. [insert sad emoticon here]

          Just missed Robert's note that they aren't open for lunch on Sundays. D'oh! Any other ideas? Thanks for the suggestions.

          1. re: essvee

            I have never needed a reservation at MW, although sometimes it seems they squeeze me in at the last table.

          2. re: Robert Lauriston

            Refuge for pastrami, as well a pretty good cheese steak, and a great beer list (if that matters).

            Town in San Carlos has brunch I believe

        2. Well, this isn't exactly *between* SFO and Mountain View, but I love Ephesus on Castro in downtown Mt View. Luscious mediterranean food, very friendly servers and outdoor seating if that appeals.

          1. Really depends what she likes and you like, and whether you're on 101 or 280, and if you want to eat closer to SFO or MV

            Back-A-Yard, MP
            Shanghai Dumpling Shop, Milpitas
            Village Pub, Woodside
            etc etc

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            1. re: bbulkow

              There's also Shanghai Dumpling Shop in Millbrae, which is close to SFO.

              At one time they were related to Shanghai Dumpling King in San Francisco.

              1. re: ML8000

                That's what I meant! I just had some leftover lion's head meatballs from there tonight. Yum.

            2. Some clarification: she isn't into ethnic food and I would like to take her someplace nice, maybe in Mtn View? But doesn't really matter where. Thanks.

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              1. re: essvee

                Village Pub, as mentioned by bbulkow is a solid option and non-ethnic.

                Sunday brunch menu:

                1. re: essvee

                  I agree with Village Pub as far as food is concerned; however, not sure it would be my choice for unwinding after a plane ride as it is a bit on the formal side.

                  Haven't been but may be Scratch in Mountain View.

                  Though ethnic, Cascal is a nice & fun tapas place and worth a look.

                2. I think the Mayfield Bakery Café in Palo Alto's Town and Country Village would be my top choice.