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mikexindy Nov 19, 2008 08:18 PM

where?!

  1. foodscience Nov 20, 2008 04:42 AM

    They're not traditional omelets, but my vote is for Charlie's Sandwich Shoppe. Gigantic and delicious. Especially the spinach and feta or hot sausage, pepper and onion.... damn.

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      Blumie Nov 20, 2008 06:49 AM

      If you do a search, you'll find a thread from awhile back that I believe I started about omelettes. My complaint is that most places overcook omelettes. The best omelette I ever had was at Wheatleigh, in Lenox, but I suspect you're not interested in driving 2+ hours and paying Wheatleigh prices on a regular basis. In Boston, I've had decent luck with omelettes at Brasserie Jo and (believe it or not) at the Stanhope Grille at Jury's Hotel (where you can get a made-to-order omelette as part of their $18 breakfast buffet).

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        Blumie Nov 20, 2008 06:55 AM

        Found it:

        http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/341005

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        BBHound Nov 20, 2008 07:01 AM

        Not downtown Boston, but I like the omelettes at Ball Square Cafe in Somerville. Inventive combinations expertly prepared. Only open until 3:00 and it gets mobbed on weekends.

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        Ball Square Cafe
        708 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02144

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