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short window for dinner near renaissance marriott airpot

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rikk Apr 20, 2013 07:58 AM

that's basically it - I have a short window for dinner this evening, needs to be fairly close to the airport renaissance marriott. Any suggestions?

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    barryg Apr 20, 2013 08:17 AM

    Penrose Diner

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      rikk Apr 20, 2013 08:22 AM

      let me clarify a bit - window is about 90 minutes. Looking for something good....

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        Philly Ray Apr 20, 2013 09:12 AM

        Popi's is right next to the Penrose Diner. It's not the best Italian we have, but you're kind of in no man's land down there.

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          rikk Apr 20, 2013 11:27 AM

          How is Trieste? The people I'm meeting suggested Trieste. And they are the ones under the time window. No idea where any of these are, so any good suggestions highly appreciated

      2. sal_acid Apr 21, 2013 06:13 AM

        90 minute window, huh? That oughta be enough but you never know. You will lose 30 minutes coming and going if all goes well. Cabs can be tough to get in South Philly, they aren't just cruising around empty.

        And don't underestimate how TSA can slow things down at PHL.

        The airport has a few OK restaurants, Cibo (italian), Legal Seafood, and a mostly Japanese place whose name I forget in B terminal.

        Just outside of security is the Marriott Hotel which has a restaurant that is about what you'd expect.

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          Bigley9 Apr 21, 2013 12:36 PM

          How about l'angolo on broad and porter? Byo

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