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Chinatown at Midnight on a Friday Night

hiddenboston Jan 9, 2007 05:20 PM

Where should I go? I know Chinatown pretty well as far as dinnertime meals go, but I haven't done late-night Chinatown dining since the days of JJ Foley's followed by cold tea (about 10 years ago).

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    alyssap99 RE: hiddenboston Jan 9, 2007 05:27 PM

    i know that ginza will be open for sure...not exactly cheap dining but i still love it there.

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      Bob Dobalina RE: alyssap99 Jan 9, 2007 06:36 PM

      Ginza has gone downhill at that location, in my opinion. Was very unimpressed with the quality of the fish at dinner time, so I personally would not play sushi roulette at the midnight hour.

      I can second the Grand Chau Chow for chow that is at least fresh.

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        hiddenboston RE: Bob Dobalina Jan 9, 2007 06:41 PM

        I don't particularly like sushi anyways, so I won't be going there. I like the idea of Grand Chau Chow, though my buddy who's coming up from VA is a huge Jumbo Seafood fan. Maybe we'll hit both!

    2. Alcachofa RE: hiddenboston Jan 9, 2007 05:30 PM

      Grand Chau Chow is open even later than that.

      1. Prav RE: hiddenboston Jan 9, 2007 05:55 PM

        Peach Farm! See my post about 2AM Shrimp. :)

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          irishmack27 RE: Prav Jan 9, 2007 09:12 PM

          I agree with Prav - Peach Farm is where it's AT. One of my favorites in CT anyway, and its open real late.
          They do get a late night crowd (mostly asians, not the drunken white kids; except me of course!)

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          ap65065 RE: hiddenboston Jan 9, 2007 06:26 PM

          Midnight at Jumbo Seafood is like dinner-time at a regular restaurant. Good food, busy, fresh seafood, and the new ownership (now owned by former employees) hasn't shifted the quality although I think they added some techno-music in the background last time I was there.

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