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Jan 4, 2007 07:31 PM

Good Roslindale Takeout?

Looking for an alternative to pizza or thai food.


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  1. On Centre St in West Roxbury, there is Samias. Their chicken kabobs are quite good and I really like their hummus. The only problem is that they close in the early evening (around 7 or 7:30).

    1. Viva Mi Arepa in West Roxbury is great takeout Venezuelan. Call ahead if you're short on time, but it's also a perfectly pleasant place to wait for your order if you're not in a hurry.

      5197 Washington St

      1. Village Fish is good for sushi/Korean and Himalaya on Centre St. in W. Roxbury is great for takeout Indian/Nepali. Sophia's Grotto also does take out, although not during peak hours I think (weekend nights).

        1. a few other suggestions (these include West Roxbury)

          Real Deal (subs, pizza, wings, etc) - Centre St, W. Rox
          Buffalo Bo's - Washington St, Roslindale
          Yucatan Taco's (cheap, servicable mexican) - Centre St, Rosldindale
          Tony's (pizza, italian) - Centre St, W. Rox

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          1. re: TripleBoston

            Second on Yucatan. This is probably our most frequent takeout in Rossie.

          2. Since the last poster mentioned pizza, I'd put the Pleasant Cafe (Washington St.) up there as one of the better pizza places.

            And Imperial Kitchen is the best Chinese takeout I've found in the area -- its not as good as Food Wall (on a good day) but's its consistent and alright.

            I'd also put in a plug for the various small markets in Roslindale Square -- Tony's, Bob's Pita, the Greek fish place, and the halal butcher (International Foods?). Its not takeout but its a set of local treasures that is not found many other places.