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Best Restaurant by URI

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Going to the Boston Pops and want a nice place to eat beforehand. If its BYOB even better. Preferably closer and nicer than Spain or Crazy burger. I've heard the restaurant in the Holiday Inn is good, and I guess I could go to Shogun. I know nothing west of rt 1 by 138 and nothing in kingston.

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  1. Crave on main street in Wakefield: Been 4 times, enjoyed every visit...

    Projo write up - Crave Seafood Steak, 333 Main St., Wakefield, (401) 789-0914, has added new items to the menu. It features tamarind glazed sea scallops with a fall squash succotash, and Block Island swordfish with cranberry demi glace with quinoa rissotto. On the dessert menu is warm carrot cake with cream cheese mousse, cardamom ice cream, and blood orange ginger rum sauce. Fall hours are Tuesday through Thursday 5 to 9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday 5 to 10 p.m.; and Sunday 4 to 8 p.m.

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    1. re: Sean

      Also, Celestial Cafe has in the past been very good, Have not been in a while. It is the best choice closest to URI, within 2 miles. Located on route 2 (South County trail in Exeter) about 1.5 miles north of 138. In fact my wife and I had dinner there before the Pops concert at URI about 4 years ago:

      http://www.diningquest.com/client/Cel...;

      1. re: Sean

        We're going to try Crave. We'll let you know what we thought. Thanks for the reply.

        1. re: bpmason

          You should enjoy Crave, Look forward to your comments.

          Jerry Saywell
          www.saywells.com