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Lunch places near Back Bay?

gerrymander Mar 28, 2008 01:00 PM

I'm travelling to a Conference next week at the Westin Copley Plaza. Setting aside the chains and usual deli type establishments, do you have any recommendations of where to go for a lunch hour? Pasta, salad, ethnic meals are all in my usual group of lunch plans.

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    Vdawg RE: gerrymander Mar 28, 2008 01:59 PM

    I suggest Cafe Jaffa, a middle eastern restaurant on Gloucester street. If you are dining with another person the "feast for two" is delicious and a great bargain. This is one of my favorite little places in the Back Bay.

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      saltyair RE: gerrymander Mar 29, 2008 07:33 AM

      Abe & Louie's on Boylston St

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        bostonbroad RE: gerrymander Mar 30, 2008 10:10 AM

        Parish Cafe on Boylston - a changing variety of gourmet sandwiches designed by chefs around the city.

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          nasilemak RE: gerrymander Mar 30, 2008 03:28 PM

          The top asian picks are Bangkok Blue, Chili Duck and Island Hopper.

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            RoxyB RE: gerrymander Mar 30, 2008 03:32 PM

            Kashmir (at the corner of Newbury and Gloucester) has a decent Indian buffet. http://www.kashmirrestaurant.com/

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              kmz RE: gerrymander Mar 30, 2008 05:29 PM

              Piatinni on Newbury between Exeter and Fairfield. Inexpensive pastas, salads and sandwiches.

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                bachslunch RE: gerrymander Mar 31, 2008 04:12 PM

                Will second Parish Cafe and Chilli Duck, and also suggest Other Side Cafe and Trident Booksellers.

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