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Dec 11, 2012 04:21 AM

Lunch near Amsterdam and 112th

I am taking my young 7 year old nephew to the concert at St John the Devine saturday afternoon. Can you recommend a lunch place up in that area? Nothing off the wall, american food would probably be the best. Thanks!

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    1. re: boccalupo

      Yeah, Miss Mamie's Spoonbread Too is a good suggestion. I am unfamiliar with Busters, though.

      1. re: Pan

        I must have walked by Busters twenty times without noticing it. There is no sign jutting out, just a small blackboard in front of the place. It's on the west side of the street, right across the street from the giant hostel.

        If you decide on Miss Mamie's Too, just a heads up that it is listed on many of the discount sites, such as

        1. re: Dave Feldman

          Thanks, I don't anything about how those discount sites work and I have never been on them.

    2. Busters at 103rd-104th and Amsterdam has fresh, healthy food and hits most of the basics (sandwiches and salads) but often offers more adventurous specials that might appeal to you, if not your nephew. Service from Fidel is warm and welcoming. It's a tiny place. Open for lunch from Tuesday-Saturday. You get a complimentary cookie at the end of the meal.

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        1. re: Dave Feldman

          We got to Buster's yesterday around noon and they were closed.

            1. re: Pan

              we walked over to Broadway and went to Bistro du Soleil and had an ok lunch.

            2. re: javaandjazz

              Weird, as they are usually open Tuesday through Saturday for lunch, starting at noon.