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lam Feb 1, 2006 09:47 AM

going to Vintage for the first time. Any MUSTS that hounds can reccomend?

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    Mrs.B. RE: lam Oct 17, 2006 12:56 AM

    Tried out Vintage tonight and I have to say it was great. Fireplace was blazing next to the bar. Clam chowder was great, calamari even better. We saw a couple of great looking steaks being served to other patrons. I was quite impressed. You would never know it was the old "Fontaines". I am looking forward to going back which is more than I can say for a couple of places I've been to lately.

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      ptrefler RE: lam Oct 17, 2006 01:59 AM

      My mother-in-law loves Vintage, it is very pretty inside So long as you don't order anything complicated, it is good. I think steaks or something similar is a great suggestion.

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        KitchenAid RE: lam Oct 17, 2006 03:21 AM

        The butternut squash ravioli was wonderful.

        Dessert was nothing special though.

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          psc109 RE: lam Oct 17, 2006 03:32 PM

          Do they offer dinner service at the bar for a solo diner? Is the bar comfortable enough to dine alone?

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            csifitgirl RE: psc109 Oct 19, 2006 03:17 PM

            Dining at the Vintage Bar is very comfortable for a solo diner.
            The bar stools are comfortable; the lighting is nice and relaxed. Waitstaff is very friendly and accomodating. There are also plasma tv's above. I would definitely recommend eating at the bar alone. And yes, they offer dinner service

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              magsnbean RE: csifitgirl Oct 19, 2006 04:46 PM

              Are we talking about the new Vintage Lounge on Broad Street?

          2. kparke30 RE: lam Oct 19, 2006 08:19 PM

            Nope= Vintage on VFW Parkway in West Roxbury, formerly Fontaine's.

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              paulgardner RE: lam Oct 23, 2006 07:54 PM

              Had dinner for the first time at Vintage on Friday night and was very pleasantly surprised. It is a very attractive room, we sat next to one of the fireplaces. Started with Calamari and Crab Cake, both were excellent. Someone else ordered the Clams Casino and also very much liked it. Four of the six diners ordered steak, while 2 ordered fish. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed their steaks and fish; however, my sirloin, although very tasty, came out medium well instead of the requested medium rare. All and all, a very good experience and I would definitely go back.

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