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Apr 23, 2008 09:25 PM

Is there a reason no one has posted about the fries at Neptune Oyster? Or, where does one find great fries in Boston?

So I finally made it there tonight. Had some nice oysters, really enjoyed the hot lobster roll, but was surprised and impressed most with the French fries! Perfectly cooked, right size, nice flavour, I could have eaten these all night and into tomorrow. They seemed to be made of a different potato than most, and boy did it work for me. I was a little disappointed I didn't see them as a stand alone on the menu.

Where else does everyone go for great fries?

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  1. Lots of places have decent friens, but Sel de la Terre, Brasserie Jo and Petit Robert Bistro have have excellent ones and I think they are addictive at the Beehive, although I haven't yet read the posting about why someone would never go back to the Beehive.

    1. River Gods on River Street in Cambridge. Their burger is among the top 3 or 4 in the area, but it's the fries that make this one great. The usual attributes: crisp outside, moist inside, clean potato taste, piping hot of course.

      But it's the aoli for dipping that blows them into the burger/fries stratospherre!!

      The rest of the menu deserves a separate post. What a great neighborhood place!

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      1. re: Win

        I adore the fries at River Gods. And their kimchee hand roll. And their seasonal, somewhat kitschy, decorations.

        1. I just had fabulous rosemary truffle fries at the Garden at the Cellar in Cambridge. Completely addictive.

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          1. re: Dea

            Will Gilson's yummy fries do not last long on the table.

            1. re: Dea

              I was about to post about these too! These fries are AMAZING. Just thinking about them is making me hungry now. My sweetie is not a fry person at all and he started actively stealing fries off my plate as soon as he tried one. I finally ordered him is own side order to keep him from eating all of mine!

            2. Vlora on Boylston has great fries...crispy outside, soft inside, great flavor