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joe d Nov 4, 2013 03:39 PM

We're staying on West 77th this weekend and looking for something in the neighborhood, not fancy but good, any kind of food. We'd appreciate suggestions.

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    rkaene Nov 4, 2013 03:47 PM

    Cafe Talluleh Columbus and 71. Amazing cocktails great food. $1 oysters at the bar before 8.

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      thegforceny Nov 4, 2013 03:59 PM


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        kathryn Nov 4, 2013 04:16 PM

        Second Salumeria Rosi--try the salumi platter, porchetta, Brussels sprouts, or tripe. Make a reservation. It's not that big and quite reasonably priced for Manhattan.

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          Spiritchaser Nov 5, 2013 08:58 AM

          Third it

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        John Francis Nov 4, 2013 04:20 PM

        Pasha, Turkish restaurant on 71st at Columbus.

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          Simon Nov 4, 2013 04:42 PM

          Nice Matin

          1. ipsedixit Nov 4, 2013 06:46 PM

            Jacob's Pickles.

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              janeh Nov 4, 2013 06:51 PM

              Casa Pomona - terrific tapas bar!

              507 Columbus Ave
              New York, NY 10024
              Phone number (212) 362-3200

            2. LNG212 Nov 4, 2013 06:52 PM

              We like Cotta. We like jacob's Puckles. We like drinks at Slightly Oliver. We had a pretty good meal (first time) at Social House (plus they have Mother's Milk Stout in draft which is hard to find). We like Arte Cafe. For more casual/lunch, we like Five Napkin Burger.

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                trav Nov 5, 2013 07:53 AM

                Red Farm recently opened its second location on Broadway between 76-77. Delicious take on Chinese food--right now it's only opened until 5pm so lunch would be your best bet. Also Mermaid Inn for great fish is on Amsterdam between 87-88.

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                  Lacrosse_Gastronomic Nov 5, 2013 09:10 AM

                  A few more suggestions:

                  Sushi of Gari
                  Luke's Lobster
                  Momofuku Milk Bar
                  Cafe Luxembourg
                  Grand Sichuan
                  Cafe Pomona
                  Fairway Cafe

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                    JeffOverley Nov 6, 2013 02:08 PM

                    Burke & Wills - newish spot at 79th & Broadway with really nice Aussie-inspired fare (and a speakeasy upstairs).

                    1. Ttrockwood Nov 6, 2013 03:47 PM

                      Sido, on columbus b/w 72 and 73rd is good for a casual lunch or dinner, middle eastern- i like the foule and mezze assortment

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                        joe d Nov 7, 2013 11:01 AM

                        Thank you, everyone, for the suggestions. They seem spot-on to what we're seeking. It'll be fun to explore.

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