Reataurant Pava Last Night
Went to restaurant Pava again last night. The atmosphere is bizarre- concrete floor, plastic chairs, paper table runners. However, the food is uniformly delicious and unusual. Husb had Tess's fried zucchini which is sticks of fried Zucchini- almost tempura like- with a skrodalia (garlic potato sauce). Yum I had butter lettuce salad with a delicious dressing. H had swordifsh with artichokes and some kind of cous cous that was perfectly cooked. I had flounder with black chinese rice- extremely tasty and the rice was very unusual. Ended with a chocolate fig cake with eggnog ice cream. Very small portion but still , very good. The wines are very expensive and by the glass portions seem small. Not very crowded for a Friday night but tess, the owner was there and she is very nice and in charge! All in all an excellent dinner.
This place is on Centre street in Newton Center. The owner, Tess, and her husband, Carlos, have a women;s clothing and shoe store, and it is right next door.Right across from the parking lot in the center of Centre street. AS a bonus, there are usually parking spaced at meters in front.
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I have been to Pava probably 5 or 6 times, and although at the beginning things were a little shaky in terms of the service, lately, in the past month or so, my boyfriend and I have had two really great meals there. We went last week, and I got the tuna appetizer with cauliflower, and the sole dish. The tuna was small but that was actually good because the sole dish comes with quite a lot of food! I can honestly say the sole may have been the best sole I have ever had. My boyfriend ordered the scallop appetizer, and then had a duck special, which he said was great. All in all, great work. I will most definitely be back again!