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ELA Feb 20, 2014 08:32 PM

I am looking for a fun, casual place to have lunch in Montclair. Not "fine dining" or too "upscale -- more casual. I was thinking about Cuban Pete's, but we've done that recently so I'd like to find something else, something new, that I haven't tried before.

Any ideas? Thank you very much in advance.

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  1. ttoommyy Feb 21, 2014 03:52 AM

    "so I'd like to find something else, something new, that I haven't tried before."

    How do we know what you've tried, other than Cuban Pete's?

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      ELA Feb 21, 2014 07:59 AM

      Doesn't matter...just recommend some fun, casual, good food places. If I've been, who knows, maybe it will inspire me and create a crazing. That can be common. Thanks.

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      coldbeer Feb 21, 2014 07:17 AM

      The $15.00 three course prix fixe lunch at Escape is not only mispriced, it is delicious.

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        ELA Feb 21, 2014 07:59 AM

        Thank you very much. I'll check it out now.

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        jwjojo Feb 21, 2014 08:06 AM

        my 2 favs are Mesob and Brick Lane. Both have great lunch specials.

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          harrison Feb 21, 2014 10:00 AM

          +1 for Mesob/Escape/Brick Lane

          adding:
          Next Door (get the burger)
          Ah Pizz
          Raymonds
          Samba

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          1. re: harrison
            Curlz Feb 21, 2014 11:35 AM

            +1 on all of those!!

          2. ttoommyy Feb 21, 2014 01:18 PM

            We were at Costanera (Peruvian food) for dinner recently and I found it quite good. Just looked at their lunch menu and it seems reasonable. The place seemed pretty casual to me.

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