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Going to the Terracotta Warrior show on May 20. First time to AAM. How's the food at whatever cafe is inside the museum? Or would something nearby be better? Prob a mid afternoon time. We're open to any type
of food. Cathy

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  1. We went to Bodega Bistro for lunch when visiting the Terracotta Warriors and were very happy with that choice. A Chowhound favorite in that neighborhood for very good reason.

    Michael

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    1. re: mdg

      How far away is that? Few blocks? Does the museum do in/outs?

      1. re: kc72

        It's three or floor easy blocks. A wonderful choice.

        The cafe in the restaurant is best for tea and snacks rather than real meals.

        1. re: kc72

          Bodega Bistro's four shortish blocks. Lers Ros is even closer.

      2. The museum cafe is pretty good. Pricey, like most internal cafes. They use a steam table, but the supplies are refreshed quite often. Limited selection, mostly Asian influenced.

        1. Soluna is very close. I've enjoyed lunch there a couple of times.

          1. i usually just end up at saigon sandwich (or sing sing, depending on your preference). tastes great and hard to beat the price.

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            1. re: vulber

              I was also going to suggest Saigon Sandwich--but was trying to picture where you could have a pleasant "picnic"--on the steps of the museum or wall around it, if I'm visualizing right?

              1. re: sundeck sue

                take it to the park outside of the museum, by city hall

            2. I'd walk up to Hayes Valley for Absinthe's Sunday brunch...

              1. go to Elmira Rosticceria
                http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/9052...