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Novi - Business Lunch??

Mosco Jan 30, 2013 06:04 AM


I have two people coming in from out of town for a business meeting. Novi is the most centrally located city, but I'm not real familiar with the restaurants in that area. I'm looking for something VERY convenient from the expressways and hopefully some decent lunch as well.

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    pinkishfloyd Feb 6, 2013 02:01 AM

    Andiamo's Novi location has an awesome lunch menu, and it's always nice and quiet at that time. Pricey at night but actually pretty reasonable for lunch, especially for the quality.


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      Mosco Feb 1, 2013 07:38 AM

      Thanks again for all the recs. We ended up going to Steve and Rockies and it was perfect. Thanks again all!!!

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        xman887 Feb 1, 2013 03:17 PM

        stev and rocky's is a very good place.

        wish i had seen this sooner to tell you to order a "malaga" off of the secret drink menu at the bar...

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          Rosedale Feb 3, 2013 03:51 PM

          As a frequent diner at Steve & Rocky's please explain "malaga" and is there more on the secret drink menu? Any other secrets?

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        Mosco Jan 30, 2013 11:14 AM

        Hi All,

        thanks for the advice. I'll do a little digging into these and see which one will work out.

        Thanks again!

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          HillsofBeverly Jan 31, 2013 01:55 PM

          You got some good recommendations above - Novi has some very good places, and a ton of blah chains. Avoid the chains if you can!

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            Jim M Jan 31, 2013 08:03 PM

            Several good picks—as I recall, Cherry Blossom has separate room up front, with natural light, that would be great for a business meeting.

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            VTB Jan 30, 2013 10:14 AM

            Bibimbap is as close as any of the listed places. But, it is VERY hard to see from the street. If you want to take the chance that you will spot it, then you will get a quite tasty and interesting lunch. The place is 'business intimate,' meaning that you may share a grill and little side dishes with your associates, in a bonding and conversation-starting manner. Not sure if that fits your need. Maybe you just need quiet, and table space on which to display documents? In any event, many Korean business people like to meet there.

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              aea6574 Jan 30, 2013 08:43 AM

              Cherry Blossom is good for a business meeting if they like Sushi.

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                BobRe Jan 30, 2013 08:06 AM

                There's Steve and Rocky's:



                1. rainsux Jan 30, 2013 07:48 AM

                  Diamond Jim Brady's Bistro

                  Novi Chophouse (inside the Crowne Plaza, fka Doubletree)

                  Lelli's on the Green

                  Toasted Oak (inside the Baronette-Renaissance Hotel) Avoid
                  their soups.

                  Steve & Rocky's

                  Sweet Lorraine's

                  ... and a ton of unremarkable chain food.

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