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Chef Susan Eichholtz heads up this family run restaurant which is by day, a great casual spot for a healthy lunch, and by night, a relaxing bistro with a diverse international menu that changes with the seasons. Fresh salads, homemade soups and appetizers such as pork barbeque quesadilla and crab cakes can start off the meal. Then go for a freshly prepared burger, sandwich or an entrée like the shrimp Oscar with creamy pesto pasta or the New York strip steak served with potato and mushroom ravioli. Live acoustical guitar entertainment is offered every other Friday evening from 6:30 to 8:30pm.

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Sporting a friendly, homey atmosphere and a health-conscious menu, this trendy little bagel shop draws Broad Ripple locals and patrons from farther afield who crave steamed bagel sandwiches piled high with fresh ingredients. Meats, veggies, and all sorts of spreads are at the ready to perfect your bagel creation. Over 80 sandwich combinations pair perfectly with piping hot brewed coffee that goes quickly in the morning. While many patrons take their bagels to go, you can take advantage of a small dining room that offers free WiFi access.

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Keystone Crossing

As the name and decor suggest, this establishment takes inspiration from legendary boxer, John L. Sullivan. Large steaks are the focus, although a small selection of pork chops, filets, and seafood is also available. The carefully considered interior includes a large Art Deco sculpture to greet guests as they enter, and black and white photos of the restaurant's namesake and of other esteemed boxers.

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This popular breakfast nook sits in a friendly neighborhood and is known for savory omelets. Diners prepare their own coffee just as they like it and then wait for waitresses with sugary-sweet dispositions to bring out their orders. Give due consideration to a perfectly prepared omelet stuffed with brie, spinach and mushrooms, served with thick-sliced homemade bread. Scones, bagels and cinnamon toast are also available, as is an impressive lunch menu.

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There are no actual sisters involved in this popular restaurant – the name refers to the three staples of Native American crops: corn, squash and beans. Many of the dishes at this healthy lunch spot use those ingredients, and many dishes are vegetarian, though some feature chicken or fish. Try the meatless chili, spinach and goat cheese sandwich on fresh French bread, or a grilled eggplant sandwich. The home-style environment makes this a pleasant place to relax and grab a quick bite.

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Start your morning off right with fresh pastries, homemade breads, or enticing muffins. A selection of specialty coffees and espressos will perfectly complement your breakfast selection. In the afternoons, gourmet-caliber sandwiches and salads garner the attention, and 40 West also caters to your sweet tooth with sinful scoops of Sundae's Homemade Ice Cream.

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If you are in the mood to dine in style, this is the place to go. Palomino enjoys a convenient downtown location and offers excellent views of the passersby in this popular area. The interior decor consists of deep red colors, contemporary arrangements and impressive art. The innovative menu has been carefully selected and includes such dishes as braised lamb shank with mashed yams, penne pasta with spit-roasted salmon in a light cream sauce, and Asiago cheese.

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This authentic pub is appointed with many decorative items shipped over from Ireland. A cozy interior and friendly staff put folks immediately at ease, and the delicious food is served in large portions. Local professionals often stop in for quick, hearty lunches like beef stew, and they also come in after work for the best draught Guinness in town.

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Chatham Arch

For more than 60 years, this pub has been drawing a steady stream of lunchtime loyalists who love its classic dishes and historic atmosphere. Soups are excellent, particularly chicken noodle, and a full array of tempting sandwiches makes decisions tough. Try a burger or fresh beef stew, and don't forget the memorable desserts, like carrot cake and fresh fruit cobbler.

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This downtown eatery is known for its spacious, comfortable dining room and its fantastic steaks and ribs. For a hearty lunch after a day of business or shopping, try the barbecue baby back ribs or the smothered smokehouse chicken. Lighter appetites will appreciate the chicken tender salad and the homemade soups. Surrounded by warm colors and natural light, you can relax after your meal with an apple martini (made with apple Jolly Ranchers) or a slice of apple walnut cobbler.

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