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Lunch near Amsterdam and 112th

javaandjazz Dec 11, 2012 04:21 AM

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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    boccalupo RE: javaandjazz Dec 11, 2012 07:23 AM

    Miss Mamie's.

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      Pan RE: boccalupo Dec 12, 2012 02:00 AM

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

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        Dave Feldman RE: Pan Dec 12, 2012 08:18 PM

        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 Restaurant.com

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          javaandjazz RE: Dave Feldman Dec 13, 2012 01:49 PM

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

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      Dave Feldman RE: javaandjazz Dec 11, 2012 10:04 AM

      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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        javaandjazz RE: Dave Feldman Dec 11, 2012 02:36 PM


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          javaandjazz RE: Dave Feldman Dec 16, 2012 05:41 AM

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

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            Pan RE: javaandjazz Dec 16, 2012 01:22 PM

            So what did you do then?

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              javaandjazz RE: Pan Dec 16, 2012 02:21 PM

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

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              Dave Feldman RE: javaandjazz Dec 16, 2012 04:20 PM

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

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