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Swan Boats and Kids

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Jana Jun 13, 2008 08:08 AM

Is there a lunch spot near the Swan Boats that would be appropriate for kids 5 and under? Some place casual that doesn't involve too long a walk for short legs.

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  1. fmcoxe6188 Jun 13, 2008 08:39 AM

    On Charles Street- so just through the garden across Beacon Street- theres Cafe Bella Vita, as well as an Upper Crust on that end of the street. If you feel like walking further down-closer to MGH is Panificio which has some tasty sandwiches as well.

    On the other side of the gardens- on Boylston Street is Parish Cafe- again- pretty good sandwiches.

    Apparently I equate lunch to sandwiches....

    1. AnjLM Jun 13, 2008 08:41 AM

      Charles St. in Beacon Hill is a short walk away. You could try the Upper Crust for pizza or the Paramount (salads, sandwiches, and I think they serve breakfast pretty late on the weekends). Parish Cafe on Boylston St. is pretty close with lots of sandwich options.

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        Jana Jun 13, 2008 10:56 AM

        Thanks, both of you. It's been a while since I've been in that area, so I've got no clue. Upper Crust and Parish Cafe sound like good options.

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