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What are some good and relatively inexpensive lunch places in Manhattan?

cathy23 Jul 3, 2013 07:17 PM

I live close to the city and go there quite often. However, I always find myself not knowing where to get a good lunch. I usually visit the West Village, SoHo, Chelsea, and Midtown. I'm open to pretty much any kind of food. I'm looking for restaurants that don't require a reservation and I can just stop in before or after walking around these areas. Also- A place where the dress is casual.

Thanks in advance for your help!

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    kathryn Jul 3, 2013 07:29 PM

    What your budget? $15 before tax and tip? $20? $25?

    Is this for a weekday or a weekend?

    Have you looked at MidtownLunch.com and RealCheapEats.com already?

    Some ideas:
    Spotted Pig
    Kin Shop
    Pearl Oyster Bar
    Joseph Leonard

    Your parameters are pretty open... Hard to make recommendations without knowing more about how much you want to spend. Maybe favorite cuisines/foods?

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    1. re: kathryn
      cathy23 Jul 3, 2013 07:47 PM

      I am very open minded about food. Some of my favorite cuisines include: japanese, thai, vietnamese, mexican, american, etc. But I will really eat any type of food as long as it's tasty!

    2. loratliff Jul 3, 2013 07:26 PM

      Can you give a price point of what you expect to pay for food, before drinks, tax, and tip? There are literally thousands of restaurant that meet your requirements.

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      1. re: loratliff
        cathy23 Jul 3, 2013 07:44 PM

        I'm under 21 so no drinks. $15-$20 preferably.

        1. re: cathy23
          kathryn Jul 3, 2013 07:54 PM

          Is that $20pp before tax and tip or after?

          1. re: kathryn
            cathy23 Jul 3, 2013 07:57 PM

            Before tip.

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