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stephannie Jun 4, 2007 10:54 AM

Where can I go for grilled octupus and or calamari?

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    icculus Jun 4, 2007 11:01 AM

    Couple of suggestions here...
    http://www.chowhound.com/topics/403711

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      stephannie Jun 4, 2007 11:04 AM

      yeah columbus cafe grilled octupus salad was yummy!

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      RandyL Jun 4, 2007 11:33 AM

      Several times I have had a great grilled octopus salad at Central Kitchen in Cambridge (Central Square). Don't think I have ever had better!

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        beksis1 Jun 4, 2007 11:33 AM

        Rendezvous has a very good grilled baby octopus app

        1. StriperGuy Jun 4, 2007 12:23 PM

          Desfina in East Cambridge does a very nice grilled octopus.

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            ipsofatso Jun 4, 2007 12:53 PM

            Ithaki in Ipswich has the best char-grilled octopus; offered as an appy but they will make if a main dish for the asking. Ooopah!

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            phoebek Jun 4, 2007 02:18 PM

            Prezza has a very tasty grilled octopus and squid appetizer .

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              greenstate Jun 4, 2007 04:08 PM

              Franklin has wonderful grilled calamari.

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              Scruffy The Cat Jun 4, 2007 05:52 PM

              Ariadne in Newton has a grilled baby octopus salad that's just ok, nothing exceptional. However, their grilled squid appetizer is lovely. Grilled squid, warm green olives, and hummus, all with evoo & some lemony tang. It is just super when they put their heart into it. I've had it a couple of times when the calamari are underdone. But I had it last week and it was just marvelous.

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