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Sep 19, 2007 02:08 PM

Reasonably priced non-Chinese food place in or near Chinatown

My friends and I all live in and around the Chinatown area and, although we all love Asian cuisine, are getting kinda sick of it when we go out for dinner. We need some place to go that is relatively in-expensive, and probably not more than a 10-15 minute walk from Tufts NEMC. Any ideas, I’m stumped. Anything good near the common? Or in the downtown crossing area?


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  1. Have you tried Intermission yet? It's quite reasonably priced, and the food, while not haute cuisine by any means, always saitisfies me.

    It's where Charlie Flynn's used to be, but really, really cleaned up from those besotted days.

      1. Some non Chinese places worth trying include Xinh Xinh (Vietnamese), Penang (Singapore/Malaysian). If you're not considering anything Asian, a bit further afield is The Good Life.

        1. Jacob Wirths ... go for their grilled sausages ......and beer....
          Penang for Malaysian
          Sultan's Kitchen ...Turkish (a nice walk away from Chinatown, and GREAT food)

          1. Just got great Vietnamese Sandwiches at "163" which is located at 66 Harrison Ave. I think the sentences here are better than all other Vietnamese sandwhiches in Chinatown.

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            1. re: debidokun

              more expensive but a nice option, les zygomates on Lincoln Street I think.