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Lunch on Dec 17 with a group

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Bigley9 Nov 14, 2013 10:35 AM

Looking for lunch ideas for a group of about 15. Office holiday gathering. We are on N Broad in Fairmount. Mixed group - some foodies, some not. Entrees under $20? Parking can't be too difficult, but we can car pool and use a lot as long as it won't cost $25 for 2 hrs. Thought of Positano Coast, the London Grill, Rose Tatoo and Sabrina's on Callowhill. Other thoughts?

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    cwdonald Nov 14, 2013 10:44 AM

    Kite and Key is right across the street from Rose Tatoo. I have had good lunches there, I remember some very good mussels, and they do a good burger. Relaxed atmosphere. Definitely is in your price range.

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      barryg Nov 14, 2013 11:42 AM

      Cafe lift is not far, very good, and in price range. Menu leans more towards brunch however. I think bufad is doing lunch now, it's really small, but they might let you guys take over the place if you call ahead.

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        sylviag Nov 14, 2013 04:44 PM

        One of my husband's "Boards" has had several lunches at Rembrandts and liked it there. There is a lot right across the street if there isn't street parking.
        I would not recommend London Grill; have heard really negative things.
        People like Sabrina's but I don't know if they would reserve for a large group. Positano Coast has difficult parking.
        There is also the back/side room at Osteria; you could look at the menu online. Lunch prices might be okay.

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          Bigley9 Nov 15, 2013 07:01 AM

          Thanks folks - some places I hadn't thought of, and I didn't know Bufad had opened for lunch. Sadly, we are lunching on a Tuesday so Osteria won't work. I have heard negatives about the London too - but not recently and I know the space would be OK. But if there are still negative reviews we'll take it out of consideration.

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          Bigley9 Nov 18, 2013 07:51 AM

          Any thought on Fare?

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