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halfway between Hyannis and Providence?

aunteejoy Aug 2, 2008 02:30 PM

Looking for a decent place to meet for dinner that is halfway between Hyannis and Providence. I ate at a clam shack type place a few years ago in the New Bedford/Fall River area that was recommended by the Providence Journal but I can't remember the name. I do remember it had a decent lobster roll.

Any suggestions?

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    AGM_Cape_Cod RE: aunteejoy Aug 3, 2008 08:50 AM

    Margaret's in Fair Haven. A BYOB which is very unusual on the South Coast. Great food but they don't take reservations.Go early.

    1. Harp00n RE: aunteejoy Aug 3, 2008 10:59 AM

      Aunteejoy, the years do fly by don't they? Here's that PJ review of Margaret's dated 03/08/01 & preserved on the internet; http://www.tasteri.com/projo/reviews/...
      Seriously, AGM's advice is spot-on. Go early, BYOB &, for heavens sakes, let's keep this little jewel amongst the three of us, okay?



      Margarets Restaurant
      16 Main St, Fairhaven, MA 02719

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        aunteejoy RE: Harp00n Aug 4, 2008 06:39 AM

        Thanks for the research, but I don't think this is the place. However, my sister seems to remember that we were in Fairhaven.

        It's possible it was a place called Gene's???

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          Harp00n RE: aunteejoy Aug 4, 2008 05:59 PM

          Jeez aunteejoy,
          Why didn't you just say so?
          Of course Gene's Famous Seafood's in Fairhaven!

          Harp, aka Gene, as well
          BTW, I would STILL give Margaret's a try.

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        icouldeattoo RE: aunteejoy Aug 3, 2008 06:08 PM

        It does'nt have a lot of seafood, but another option in that area is uglyAmerican in Fall River. It's a burger joint you might want to try.

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