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rosiedq Sep 26, 2007 09:05 AM

Bought a place recently in Charlestown. I know about Olives and Figs. Are there any other places that are any good? Anything worthwhile in the Navy Yard? Thanks.

  1. Joanie Sep 26, 2007 09:38 AM

    Navy Yard Bistro, Tangierino, Warren Tavern for the history, that cafe Sorelle's I think is the name. Is the Italian place still there across from the Foodmaster?

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    1. re: Joanie
      XBG07 Sep 26, 2007 10:51 AM

      Watch out for the "sandwich nazi" @ Sorelle's.

      1. re: XBG07
        heathermb Sep 28, 2007 09:23 AM

        sandwich nazi?

    2. n
      nm424 Sep 26, 2007 02:27 PM

      Joanie, I think you're referring to Paolo's? Yes, it's still there, just ate there recently, in fact. Go for their specials. Really decent pizzas, too.

      Also, Chow Thai Cafe is right next door-haven't actually stepped foot in there, but I used to order takeout all the time (when I was living in the 'hood) and I have to say I've never had a bad meal from there. Owner Dan is extremely involved in the business (to the point where he does all the deliveries himself..via moped!) and I think it shows. Good place.

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      1. re: nm424
        looseygoosey Sep 28, 2007 08:52 AM

        Chow Thai is great though I have never eaten in there either. Navy Yard bistro is a great place for a good meal and nice wine. Doug the bartender is fabulous. Be aware that it can get very crowded at the bar. Paolos has good pizza and salads, but I not a fan of their pastas. They also deliver and are here in a flash. Other than that you have to venture out into the big, bad city...

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        FoodArt Sep 28, 2007 09:37 AM

        Zumes on Main street has great coffee and pastries. Warren Tavern is good but went there for lunch and the small salad was pretty horrible.

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