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Lunch in Greenwich

huevosverdes Aug 29, 2013 04:54 PM

Looking to find a nice, casual spot for weekday lunch in downtown Greenwich area, preferaby within walking distance of library. I'm hoping for something a little more than Crumbs -- service and seating-wise -- but relaxed and not fancy for lunch after visit to art exhibit. Thanks.

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    benbenberi RE: huevosverdes Aug 31, 2013 01:56 PM

    I was in Greenwich last week and had a couple of very nice light meals at Meli Melo. Crepes, sandwiches, smoothies, etc.

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      discounteggroll RE: huevosverdes Sep 1, 2013 05:32 AM

      if you can only walk there are a few nice places nearby. Douro (mediterranean)is a really nice, high quality venue for a great value.

      Further down you have the Ginger Man (American, solid but not outstanding), Terra (Italian) which I feel is higher priced but quality

      Penang Grill right off of the ave (chinese/etc) which is superb and a good value as well. Terra and Penang have lunch specials, the others I know serve lunch.

      That's my spread for lunch within walking distance of library at least.

      1. WhatsEatingYou RE: huevosverdes Sep 3, 2013 10:04 AM

        Lots of options for you on Greenwich Ave.
        Pasta Vera is near the top of the ave, they have a deli in the front and sit down service in the back. I used to order lunch from there, great salads and sandwiches.
        There is also a Chipotle and Le Pain Quotidien on Greenwich Ave if you don't mind chains.
        Perpendicular to Greenwich Ave near the train station is a casual Thai place, Thai Basil.
        Agree with the recs of Meli Melo and Terra, I really like both. Meli Melo is casual, cafe-like, don't expect much from service. Terra is more fine dining.

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          huevosverdes RE: WhatsEatingYou Sep 6, 2013 06:05 AM

          Thanks for the ideas. Heading that way shortly and will take a look.

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