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T-accessible good eats?

Hello there, this is my first time posting!
I'm having a two girl friends come up in March and would like suggestions of good places for lunch and dinner. We won't have a car, so everything will need to be T-accessible. We're willing to hike from the stops within reason (as in, within a mile). I'm looking for tried-and-true places that won't break the bank -- as in places that are more hole-in-the-wall than fine dining, although I'm willing to take those suggestions into consideration too.

I'm interested in good seafood, pizza, pasta, sushi, dim sum, burgers, fish and chips, you name it! We eat everything! And maybe some suggestions of low key cocktail bars? (if they exist!)

Thanks in advance!

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  1. t-accesible you have a great deal of options. let us know where you are staying and the options can start closest to where you are. ie if you are staying near downtown you will have great access to all the t lines and possibilities could be endless

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    1. re: cockscomb

      I'm staying nearby the green line on Kenmore, but I'm willing to explore all the lines. Thanks!

    2. Redline:
      Martsa's on Elm (Davis Sq) Tibetan
      Veggie Planet (Harvard Sq) veg pizza
      Asmara's (Central Sq) Eritrean/Ethiopian
      Elephant Walk (between Davis & Porter Sqs)(lunch is less expensive than dinner) French/Cambodian

      1. On the redline:
        Savin Hill Station - CF Donovans, which is directly across from station
        Broadway Station - Amhreins, St Alphonsos Kitchen
        Charles St Station - Scampo; Toscanos

        1. Green (C) Line:
          Taberna de Haro (great Spanish, fun atmosphere)
          All the Coolidge Corner places like Gari, Shiki, Khao Sarn, Lineage, etc. Search the board for the term Coolidge Corner.

          Green (B) Line:
          Super 88 food court at Packard's Corner (lots of good cheap Asian options)
          All the Allston places, almost too many to count, like Carlo's Cucina, Jo Jo Taipei, Gitlo's, Dok Bua (not actually Allston but only a few blocks over), etc. Search the board for Allston.

          1. green, red (both park st.), orange (downtown crossing) or blue line (gov't center): silvertone on bromfield st.

            green or orange line ( haymarket) original pizzeria regina's

            1. Stuff you specifically asked for:

              Seafood - East Coast Grille, Inman Square, Cambridge (10 minute walk from Central Square), note that seafood runs expensive
              Pizza - Pizzeria Regina, North End (5 minute walk from Haymarket)
              Sushi - Blue Fin, Porter Square, Cambridge
              Dim Sum - China Pearl and Winsor, both in Chinatown
              Burgers, Fish 'n' chips - the Druid pub, Inman Square
              Low-key Cocktails - Green Street Grill, Central Square, Cambridge (good upscale comfort food too)

              Stuff you didn't specifically ask for:

              Polish - Café Polonia, Andrew
              Indian - Namaskar, Davis Square, Somerville
              Cambodian - Floating Rock, Revere Beach, Revere
              Coffee House with great baked goods - Crema, Harvard Square
              Top-notch boulangerie - Clear Flour, Packard's Corner, beware they have no seating
              Vietnamese - Xinh Xinh, Chinatown
              North African - Baraka Cafe, Central Square, Cambridge

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              1. re: finlero

                Thanks for telling me what fare all these places serve! I'll have to try Polish, never had that before... and North African too.

                1. I third the rec for the original Pizzeria Regina in the North End
                  Garden at the Cellar, Cambridge, Red Line Between Harvard Sq. and Central Sq. stops
                  Emma's Pizza, Cambridge, Red Line, Kendall Sq. stop
                  Bartley's Burger Cottage, Cambridge, Red Line, Harvard Sq. stop
                  For terrific, low-key cocktails, the bar at Chez Henri, Cambridge, Red Line between Harvard Sq. and Porter Sq. stops (closer to Harvard, I think)

                  1. Looks like for sure I'm checking out Regina! Keep those recs coming, and I'll be sure to check out some of these places before my friends come up and tell you what I think.

                    1. right near kenmore is eastern standard which is great food, great cocktails and a lot of fun. audubon right near the st. mary's t stop on the c line is also great - good food, low key vibe, not very expensive. further out the c line, washington square tavern is also good pubby food and a fun vibe.