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on maunakea st next to pho 97.

$8.50 got me a veggie lasagne which was in a small foil pan. it was 3/4" thick, about 2 pieces worth, but i could have devoured a sheet of it. tasty stuff. there was a mixture of cheese, baked lasagne pasta, squash, and eggplant.

also came with a very small handful of field greens and half of a mini italian loaf of bread.

it's the best italian in the neighborhood. for the price, i think the portion feels small, but it's just because the food is so damn good you want to eat more. i ate 3/4 of it for lunch and the rest for dinner with a few slices of portugues sausage and half a long john and wasn't suffering from hunger pangs, but i could have easily eaten five of the small pans for just lunch.

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  1. Glad you enjoyed it. I like it as well.

    1. Whoa...Cafe 8 1/2 has a Lasagna Special occasionally that puts BF (which we eat at every few months) to shame..

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      1. re: russkar

        tell me about this special! and cafe 8.5 in general, i've never been.

        1. re: indelibledotink

          Indelible: Cafe 8 1/2 has been in downtown 17 yrs , is open daily M-F 11:30-2p.

          San Francisco Style Italian food cooked perfectly by Chef Robert.

          Sat night Dinner with reservation made before fri. Pre Set surprise menu $35- Byob.