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elmdt1229 Sep 3, 2013 01:52 PM

Looking for a Thai or Indian restaurant near the Newark Museum for late lunch or early dinner. Price is not an issue.

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  1. Curlz RE: elmdt1229 Sep 3, 2013 04:59 PM

    There used to be a very good Thai place on Halsey Street, just a few doors in from the corner of Washington St.--but it's an order-at-the counter situation, not a full-service restaurant. Just a few (safe) blocks south of the museum. Sorry I have no clue about the name!

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      elmdt1229 RE: Curlz Sep 3, 2013 05:32 PM

      Thanks. I will check it out. We are looking for a Thai because my friend has a gluten problem & Thai restaurants seem to work well for her.

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        Curlz RE: elmdt1229 Sep 3, 2013 05:39 PM

        Ahh...that makes sense. My other rec would be a drive in ti the Ironbound where you can go to Seabra's Marisqueria--tons of seafood and fish that you/she could get plain.

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          adamhh RE: elmdt1229 Sep 4, 2013 08:32 AM

          I second the Thai joint. I ate a lot of their food (happily) during law school.

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          PuniceaRana RE: Curlz Sep 3, 2013 06:02 PM

          Curlz, I think you are thinking of House of Thai, which is located just off Washington St on New St. (about three blocks from the museum. Halsey St is nearly a mile from the museum, IIRC

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            Curlz RE: PuniceaRana Sep 3, 2013 06:23 PM

            You may be right...Robert's Puzza used to be on the corner of Wash, a few doors to the left of this place?

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              PuniceaRana RE: Curlz Sep 3, 2013 07:57 PM

              Sounds like the same place. I have only been to House of Thai once, and was not driving, but I do remember it being near a pizza joint. I googled and there is a Roberts Pizzeria on New St right near Washington.

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