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Was thinking of a quick "getaway"; Lowell seems to have this happening-artist-loft buzz and I was wondering if there were any decent restaurants up there serving dinner.

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  1. Hey, nice name! ;-b

    I hear that the Athenian Corner has excellent Greek food, but I still haven't been there yet.

    1. i had a nice lunch at the southeast asian restaurant on market st in lowell when i went to the world curling championships at tsongas arena earlier in the year.

      website:

      http://www.foodventure.com/

      1. Please look on the New England board. A search for "Lowell" will turn up many recent discusions. "There's a lot to like about Lowell" as the city's tourism slogan says.

        1. Cambodian food!! Red Rose, Phnom Penh, Senmonorom..these are 3
          I like, but there is quite a good selection of the cuisine up
          there.

          And as already mentioned, do a search and you'll find previous
          comments/posts about Cambodian food in Lowell.

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          1. re: amatto

            I second Red Rose. Great Cambodian food, bizarre atmosphere (Cambodian karaoke on the TV sets) - try the beef luc lac.

          2. There is a lot to like about Lowell!!

            Try Fortunato's for dinner.

            Cafe Paradisio is great for coffee, desert and drinks!

            Also, the Old Court has great pub food.

            The Folk Festival in the summer is always a good time with lots of wonderful ethnic food

            1. In Lowell I love Athenian Corner...very good Greek food, with a very casual atmosphere...I heard they have belly dancing too, although I have yet to witness that.
              I also love La Boniche, for more upscale place. I have been there several times and have always had a good experience. Fortunado's and Cobblestones are also good choices.