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You MUST go to Nunzio's on State Street. Excellent quality & positively yummy.

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  1. Can you provide more details? Type of food, environment, eat in or take out...Thanks.

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    1. re: lissy

      They have breakfast, sandwiches to die for (e.g. Pegasus = Roasted turkey with fresh mozzarella and pesto) and fresh, reasonably priced pizza which is better than Bertucci's or Regina's in Faneuil Hall. There are a few tables to eat in, take out is quick, and the place is spotless.

    2. Any other places you like in the financial district?

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      1. re: 9lives

        I was a huge fan of Al's State Street, primarily because of price and hyper nice service. The sandwiches at Nunzio's are superior and they have slices of pizza.

      2. I would recommend Houstons right there in Faniuel Hall. Its quick, great food and excellent service. Get there though before noon or after 1ish otherwise you will be facing a wait!

        1. It's not fancy, but for under $7 you can get a pretty damn good burger and fries and a pint of beer at Biddy Early's.

          1. Right next to Al's on State Street is Sultan's Kitchen which has fabulous Turkish food - very highly recomended.

            1. For the Financial District, I'll enthusiastically second Sultan's Kitchen and (if you want to spend varying degrees of more money) also suggest Sel de la Terre (French), Sakurabana (sushi), Radius (expense account level New American), and Cafe Fleuri (American with some French leanings). For cheaper sandwich spots, there always places like the Milk Street Cafe, Cosi, and Pressed Sandwiches.

              In the nearby Ladder District, there are good places as varied as Sam LaGrassa's (deli), Chacarero (Chilean sandwiches), West Street Grille and Silvertone (worthwhile pub type food), Herrera's (taqueria), and KnowFat (healthy sandwiches and such).

              And Chinatown isn't far away, either.

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              1. re: bachslunch

                OT: I've always considered the Ladder District to be the area on the other side of Chinatown and Surface Road. It looks to me like you consider the Downtown Crossing area to be part of the Ladder District (which I do not). Anyone know which one of us is correct?

                1. re: Blumie

                  The ladder district is the streets, Avery, West, Temple, Winter, Bromfield..those are the "steps" of the ladder...the side borders are Tremont and Washington St.

                  The Leather District is across from Chinatown..Zygomates, OYa

                  1. re: 9lives

                    Ah, of course! Thanks.