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Sunday brunch is all i'm eatin tomorrow...any suggestions?

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polliwog Sep 15, 2007 01:58 PM

In the Boston area for a meeting and would like to find a Sunday brunch to enjoy outside dining..any suggestions?

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    polliwog Sep 16, 2007 06:55 PM

    Thanks to everyone's reply-I had a lovely entree at Stella's today. The outside dining was perfect and all the staff were so friendly. I loved the "home fries"-very different from those in the South. I would highly recommend tis place again.

    1. NiKoLe1625 Sep 16, 2007 08:00 AM

      Stephanie's has a good brunch, but the wait can be a pain. If you feel like venturing to the South End, Stella (Washington Street) has a great brunch with outdoor seating as does Rocca (Harrison).

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        bachslunch Sep 16, 2007 07:43 AM

        My 2 cents says that the better brunch places don't offer outside dining, which includes many of the examples mentioned above.

        Off the top of my head, I've liked the brunches at Metropolis, Blue Room, Aquitaine, Johnny D's, East Coast Grill, Sibling Rivalry, and Sound Bites (none of which offer outside dining, though the last does open its front windows). Also enjoyed Casa Romero, which does have an enclosed patio area. Henrietta's Table does offer Sunday brunch and may also open up their outside patio for it, but I've never been for that meal -- liked their lunches, though.

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          davis_sq_pro Sep 16, 2007 01:59 PM

          I seem to recall that Blue Room has some tables outside?

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          FoodArt Sep 15, 2007 05:04 PM

          Stephanies, on Newbury has outside seating. But best brunches I've had have been at Sound Bites in Ball Square, and East Coast Grill, Inman Sq. Also Tremont 647 still has a great brunch. Eastern Standard has outside dining and a good brunch.

          1. ChickenBrocandZiti Sep 15, 2007 03:22 PM

            Don't know where you are staying but Stella in the South End has a very good brunch.

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              kweesee Sep 15, 2007 06:33 PM

              I LOVE Stella - great suggestion.
              Sonsie on newbury
              garden of eden in the south end
              metropolis is great but no outdoor seating

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                XBG07 Sep 16, 2007 11:51 AM

                I think the Garden of Eden is awful. When I moved to the South End 4 years ago I tried it a few times, good location, nice patio in a good location. BIG mistake. I gave them a few chances, but the food and service have been consistently been awful. I only go there now as a last resort. The don't even do basic food well. The only people you see eating there are B&T and tourists.

                Hammersley's patio is a MUCH better option.

                1. re: XBG07
                  davis_sq_pro Sep 16, 2007 01:37 PM

                  I ate at Garden of Eden a few weeks ago. Had great, very attentive service and an extremely tasty meal (if a bit on the overpriced side). Perhaps it's improved since your last visit?

                  What does "B&T" mean? Bridge and Tunnel?

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