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May 4, 2014 07:43 PM

Chanticleer Gardens?

We will be visiting next week and wonder if anyone can suggest a good lunch spot nearby. Looking for real food, simply prepared where we could also enjoy a glass of wine.

Thanks for any and all advice.

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  1. Teresa's Cafe in Wayne .. good food, liquor license. 1.5 miles away.

    White Dog Cafe would be another choice.

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    1. I was at Chanticleer a few years ago (lovely) and just in case you did not know - they have tables so that you can picnic and as I remember they allowed wine. I did not realize how nice it would be to picnic and did not bring lunch. We ate at Susanna Foo, again a while ago, and it was good.

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      1. re: mscoffee1

        I love that idea -- but the threatening thunderstorms give me pause.

      2. Read the website. You will read the rules about what you can do, (and there is a form that you should fill out if you plan to take extensive photographs.)

        There is an extensive list of restaurants on the website. If you want Asian fusion food, Susanna Foo or Margaret Kuo's are great choices. For basic food, Teresa's cafe or White Dog would work well.

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        1. re: cwdonald

          Thanks but of course I read the website. I was interested in opinions of those restaurants and appreciate all suggestions.

          1. re: Teddybear

            Try Yang Ming in Bryn Mawr. It has been voted one of the best Chinese restaurants in the country. Also the White Dog Cafe is very good.

            1. re: elmdt1229

              Ummm....voted by who? Please cite well-established source.

              1. re: Chefpaulo


                I was curious about that too...below is the link to their website noting their awards and such.


                1. re: Chefpaulo

                  It was from USA today .. that bastion of culinary opinion.

                  1. re: cwdonald

                    All well and good and I appreciate the info -- but sadly Asian is out for a variety of dietary reasons.

                    1. re: Teddybear

                      In all fairness, YangMing boasts a bevy of awards, which bodes well compared to the usual zero awards at most Chinese establishments. This is a moot point based on the OP's requests, however.