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Oct 24, 2006 01:44 PM

Restaurant that spins???

Hi. Is there a restaurant in Boston that spins, overlooking the city?

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    1. top of the hub

      fine dining. A bit over rated in my eyes. Take a duck tour during the day. Then head for Mistral, 29 Newbury, Via Matta, or any number of great restaurants. For what you'll spend at the top of the hub, you could eat 3-4 times in boston. If money doesn't matter then go right to L'espalier

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      1. re: ElizabethHenton

        Top of the Hub DOES NOT spin. The Hyatt in Cambridge does and from that side of the Charles teh view is great.

        1. re: Winemark

          In fact, the Hyatt used to spin and you payed the price with the food. Last time I was there (5 years?) it was typical continental fair. I'm not sure if it spins anymore though:

        2. re: ElizabethHenton

          I don't think TOTH actually "spins", does it? It has a 360° view, but the restaurant itself doesn't spin - at least it didn't when I went there for a company function about 8 years ago.

          1. re: LindaWhit

            any place will spin if U drink enuff!

            1. re: ScubaSteve

              OK, I'll give you that. But this was a company function, so I definitely didn't drink enuff to make it spin. :-)

          2. re: ElizabethHenton

            TOTH does not spin, although it does offer somewhat less than a 360 view of the area. You could save yourself money by just having a drink & taking in the view & then as EH suggested dine elsewhere.

          3. yes. Spinnakers in the Hyatt in Cambridge. i went a few years ago and think itz still open. just had drinks so i can't comment on the food.

            1. Yes it's the top of the hyatt in cambridge next to MIT. I haven't been there in about 15 years but I assume it's still spinning.

              1. The Top of the Hub seemed to spin when I was there for a Christmas party, but maybe that was me. ;-)

                I'm not so sure Spinnaker is still open. Isn't it called Zephyr On The Charles now? Not sure if it spins anymore!