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Reya May 11, 2001 12:21 PM

Since we have been so blessed by such amazing weather as of late (please, let's hope it continues) I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions of good places with some form of outside seating--be it patio, or rooftop, or courtyard. I have found that many restaurants that offer this benefit are really quite mediocre in their food offerings. I would like to find some place, even a little hole in the wall, not well-known joint, that serves up a good dish and has seating where patrons can enjoy the evening weather.

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    Joel May 11, 2001 03:25 PM

    On June 16th, Upstairs At The Pudding will close their doors. If you haven't been, I strongly suggest you visit before they move locations. The outdoor patio/garden has always been one the most magical places to enjoy dinner.
    Harvest (also in Harvard Sq.) has outdoor seating and their patio is very nice as well. I know this doesn't meet your "hole in the wall" request but you'll enjoy either place anyway.

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      Kitty May 11, 2001 10:30 PM

      Have you tried Iruna (I am pretty sure that's the correct name) right off Harvard Square? There is seating in a tiny patio overlooking the backyard of a house. You will see the sign from the street (John F. Kennedy St.?) . The food is down home Spanish; nothing fancy but quite good and well priced!

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