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4chowpups Sep 12, 2006 01:54 AM

I'm taking an evening class in Lynn, a place I've only passed through on my way to Nahant. Is there anything chow worthy here? In particular takeout so I can grab something to bring home after class? I've read previous posts on the Pho places although some were from 2003-5.
P.S. what is the current word on Oxford St. Grill? Is the chef gone already? I was dying to try the menu...what a shame!

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    taxi Sep 12, 2006 08:49 PM

    On Market Street there is Tatiana's (not sure about takeout( and across the street from them is Brothers' Deli which is definitely a good takeout place. Haven't been there but there is the established Christie's at the Nahant rotary.

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      gusman2424 Sep 13, 2006 02:45 AM

      There's an interesting asian place on Bennett Street in Lynn that may have potential. It's an old diner that's housed a couple different asian restaurants (some very well reviewed) and is currently called Golden Lake Restaurant.

      I recently stopped in for lunch for a quick bite while my truck was being serviced nearby. The menu is quite extensive with chinese, thai, korean (I think), and VietNamese choices. I wasn't particularly hungary so I chose the spicy chicken wings with a chili/peanut sauce. They were really tasty and very reasonably priced for a good size portion.

      The clientele was definitely mostly asian and I saw some very interesting looking dishes being served all around me.

      I will definitely check it out again when I'm in the area again.



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      1. re: gusman2424
        Joanie Sep 13, 2006 11:48 AM

        Does the Capitol Diner still exist? I've read about these Asian places in a former diner but assume it's a different space.

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          ScubaSteve Sep 13, 2006 01:19 PM

          yes. the Capital is still there.

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        twentyoystahs Sep 13, 2006 01:37 PM

        The Capitol Diner is still there, and still serves an awesome breakfast. Lunch too, though I've never had it, but I'm sure it's good. Not open for dinner, so not a takeout option for this poster.
        The Asian restaurant in the diner has been reincarnated a bunch of times in the last few years, but always Asian. The original spot was excellent, another took it's place that was just ok, and then I lost track. Good to know the most recent one seems to be good. I think this is an excellent option for takeout --however, I seem to remember this place always closed early --like 8pm or something. Again, this is a new establishment w/new owners so that may not be the case anymore, but it's a somewhat desolate area so it's not like they get a lot of foot traffic. Perhaps they figure the dinner crowd is over by 8pm. Worth a try though.

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          4chowpups Sep 14, 2006 02:15 AM

          Thanks for the recommendations thus far. I did notice tonight that Pho Lynn is on my way out of town. Is that any good? I recall reading some posts about a few pho places but they were dated. I will stop in next week for a menu...Gusman's chinese spot sounds intriguing...worth seeking out!! I also heard from a classmate that there is a takeout Chinese place by the split to go to Peabody that is supposed to be good? Golden Dragon or something? (I'm probably waaaaay off on the name!)

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          1. re: 4chowpups
            Infomaniac Sep 14, 2006 02:35 AM

            When I was visiting Lynn often last year I had lunch and dinner many times at Pho Lynn, and enjoyed many dishes there. It has been about a year since my last visit. It's a nice family run place.

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