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tito Jan 19, 2014 05:10 AM

I am seeing a 7pm show at the NT Theatre Workshop on East 4th near 2nd Ave. I need a quick nibble before the show, I will have 45 minutes to an hour at best. I was thinking 'inoteca, but even a decent pizza place will do.

Any help is appreciated

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  1. coasts RE: tito Jan 19, 2014 05:29 AM

    You'll be near so much. Zabb Elle. Soba Koh. Blue Ribbon Fried Chicken. Mighty Quinn's. Forcella.

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      foodwhisperer RE: coasts Jan 19, 2014 08:28 AM

      Great choices Coasts. I'll add Misoya Ramen, Caracas Arepa, Luke's Lobster, Maharlika, Lucien, Motorino ( but maybe a few blocks too far)

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        loratliff RE: foodwhisperer Jan 19, 2014 08:59 AM

        I'll add Otto's Tacos (very quick and cheap—counter service)!

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      tito RE: tito Jan 19, 2014 07:54 AM

      Thanks Coasts......what else down there has "all day-continuous" service? we just and a bite and a glass or 2 of vino before the 7pm show.

      1. Phil Ogelos RE: tito Jan 19, 2014 08:00 AM

        I like the Mermaid Inn a lot, tito
        http://www.themermaidnyc.com/index.php

        Unassuming from the front (and squished in among a bunch of other places), but really nice inside -nice for food, for drink and for ambiance.

        EDIT: coasts is certainly correct; there is an embarrassment of dining riches in that stretch of the EV.

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          Polisax RE: tito Jan 19, 2014 09:10 AM

          Wasan is excellent on e 4th.

          1. howdini RE: tito Jan 19, 2014 09:52 AM

            ln addition to all of the other fine recs here, Peel's might fit the bill, also Hecho en Dumbo, Forcella, Pulino's. Zabb Elee is my fave out of everything that folks have mentioned here.

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              Barcelonian RE: howdini Jan 21, 2014 09:49 AM

              Pulino's closed already....

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                howdini RE: Barcelonian Jan 21, 2014 09:55 AM

                Jeez Louise!

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              Hey19 RE: tito Jan 21, 2014 10:23 AM

              quartino?
              Mile End Deli?
              Peels?
              Calliope? (a personal fav)
              Little Frankies?
              Local? (Mediterranean place on 2nd ave)
              Boukies?

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                peter j RE: tito Jan 21, 2014 10:44 AM

                Perhaps Momofuku Ssam Bar if you can get seated right away.

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