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Cozy Bar in the South End

Illogical Oct 29, 2007 10:24 AM

As the title suggests, I'm looking for a 'cozy' bar in the South End, preferrably with good food, friendly service, and a laid-back vibe. Thanks in advance for any recommendations!

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    twentyoystahs Oct 29, 2007 10:50 AM

    Two places come to mind.
    The Delux.
    You can do a search on both to learn a bit more about them, but I think they both meet your parameters: cozy, good food, laid back, friendly service.

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      BostonCookieMonster Oct 29, 2007 11:42 AM


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        Joanie Oct 29, 2007 12:49 PM

        Coda is good. Pops has a cute little bar. I like the bar at Columbus Cafe. Doesn't Dish have one also?

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          DoubleMan Oct 29, 2007 12:54 PM

          Dish has one. It is small, but very cozy.

      2. Illogical Oct 30, 2007 07:46 AM

        Thanks for all the suggestions, guys!

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          icculus Oct 30, 2007 04:44 PM

          I feel like Delux has been letting me down lately so lemme know if you end up there...

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            ChickenBrocandZiti Oct 30, 2007 05:57 PM

            The Delux has an new chef who has yet to implement his own menu. I think the food is really going to take off over there. I have eaten there a few times since the change and have been very happy with what has been served. I would focus on the specials until there is a full menu change. Things I have really enjoyed include Mussels, Hanger Steak & the Pulled Pork.

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              Chris VR Oct 30, 2007 06:00 PM

              Who is the new chef?

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                Spatterish Dec 29, 2007 11:07 AM

                Chris Cronin - events chef from Davios, no? Though, I thought he was working elsewhere in the south end?

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                icculus Dec 27, 2007 06:08 PM

                Any more recent updates on the new Delux?

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            saltyair Dec 29, 2007 08:05 AM

            The Franklin Cafe is cozy

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              postemotional1 Jan 21, 2008 08:30 PM

              There no "cozy" bars in the South End since Tim's Tavern and the Waltham closed.

              If you are looking for a "cozy" bar try T.C.'s on Haviland St. in the Fenway or Bernie's in Chinatown.

              "Cozy" has been gone for a long time.

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                Joanie Jan 22, 2008 03:38 AM

                Cozy does not equal old man/dive bar.

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                  MC Slim JB Jan 22, 2008 08:51 AM

                  And if you'd include Tim's and the 'Ham on your list, why not J.J. Foley's?

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