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Emily's in Chelsea

Bostonbob3 Dec 21, 2006 09:05 PM

I've read some pretty good things about this place, but have never been. The prices seem insanely low, which is appealing, but how's the food? Mainly red sauce Italian I'd guess, right? Done well though?

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    Biffy_Ditmeyer Dec 21, 2006 09:17 PM

    The prices are probably low b/c it's Chelsea.

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      Bostonbob3 Dec 21, 2006 09:20 PM

      Jeez, somebody's living up to their name. :)

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        Harp00n Dec 21, 2006 10:37 PM


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      lel Dec 22, 2006 11:20 AM

      Food is delicious! Several choices which bring it beyond a typical red sauce joint. I highly recommend it.

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        Biffy_Ditmeyer Dec 22, 2006 01:48 PM

        Well, I ate there once, and I thought that it average at best. Nothing like the fine dining establishments on Beacon Hill.

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          9lives Dec 22, 2006 02:02 PM

          I haven't eaten at Emily's but it has the same address as Rita's; which closed recently..but still operates a catering business.

          Rita's was a Chelsea tradition. You entered through the kitchen and there was a series of small dining rooms. Very good red sauce Italian...like eating in someone's home..and very fair prices.

          1. Bob Dobalina Dec 22, 2006 04:38 PM

            I made a special trip to Emily's a couple of years ago based on Chowhound recs - food was decent - good quantity, decent quality - service was not so hot, mostly kids who were really uncertain of what to do.

            That said, if I lived anywhere near Chelsea, I would definitely go back. Unfortunately, there is this roadblock called Vinny's between me and Chelsea....

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