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Best Sweet Potato Fries

SaraASR Mar 1, 2009 12:19 PM

I am a huge sweet potato fry fan and just had (possibly) the best SPF of my life at Johnny's Luncheonette in Newton Centre. I also love them from BGood. Where else has great sweet potato fries? I prefer them softer, hand cut, lightly fried, and still taste like a sweet potato. Thank you!

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  1. pamalamb RE: SaraASR Mar 1, 2009 12:34 PM

    Boston Beer Works has my favorite sweet potato fries, and they serve them with raspberry vinaigrette.

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      marilees RE: pamalamb Mar 1, 2009 02:40 PM

      Hmm.. never tried Boston Beer Works. Sunset Bar & Grill also gives you a HUGE order with a raspberry vinaigrette.

    2. Harp00n RE: SaraASR Mar 1, 2009 01:03 PM

      I dunno, having had them at both BBW & the Chicken Bone Saloon they both were more crispy than soft and were both just okay. I've also had them at other places around the country but they've always left me a bit disappointed. Kinda like they're better as a concept than a reality. From what I gather they're more difficult than potatoes to fry-up properly. I guess I'll have to make a trip to Johnny's and see what I've been missing! :-D


      B Good
      131 Dartmouth St, Boston, MA 02116

      Johnny's Luncheonette
      30 Langley Rd, Newton Center, MA 02459

      Boston Beer Works
      61 Brookline Ave Ste 2, Boston, MA 02215

      Chicken Bone Saloon
      358 Waverly St, Framingham, MA 01702

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        Spenbald RE: SaraASR Mar 1, 2009 01:17 PM

        I always liked them at Doyle's, though they are served with a bizarre ketchupy-BBQ sauce concoction with onions in it.

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          macadamianut RE: SaraASR Mar 1, 2009 02:04 PM

          Bartley's has delicious Sweet Potato Fries. I always get them instead of the regular fries with my cheeseburgers. I love Bartley's and I love their lime rickies too.

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            marn209 RE: SaraASR Mar 1, 2009 03:08 PM

            I am a big fan of the sweet potato fries at Bison County in Waltham on Moody street. The only annoying thing is if you get them as a side instead of the regular fries, they charge you an extra buck! I hate when places do that!

            1. yarm RE: SaraASR Mar 1, 2009 04:08 PM

              Bukowski's has some rather excellent ones. Oh man, now I'm craving them... and an Affligem.

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                Gabatta RE: SaraASR Mar 1, 2009 04:30 PM

                I will second the recs for Bukowski's, Bartley's and Sunset. I'll also throw the SPFs from Abe&Louies/Atlantic Fish in the mic.

                The last order I had at Johnny's were actually a bit soggy.

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                  Rubee RE: Gabatta Mar 1, 2009 09:31 PM

                  Second Abe and Louie's burger with a side of sweet potato fries........

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                  Timlicious RE: SaraASR Mar 1, 2009 05:03 PM

                  I've always liked the ones at Atwood's Tavern. They have a good mustard sauce they serve with them as well.

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                    pigtails RE: SaraASR Mar 1, 2009 09:27 PM

                    Mrs. Bartley's, definitely! I want some right now!

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                      mab121 RE: SaraASR Mar 1, 2009 10:12 PM

                      halfway cafe has good ones too. they're in dedham, holbrook, canton and a few other locations I believe.

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                        KaraK RE: SaraASR Mar 2, 2009 08:03 AM

                        Cambridge Common on Mass Ave btw Harvard and Porter has great sweet potato fries..

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                          makonna RE: KaraK Mar 2, 2009 10:15 AM

                          Carmbridge Common are my favorite. I thnk the Halfway Cafe has them in Watertown too.

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                          lulu806 RE: SaraASR Mar 2, 2009 10:19 AM

                          Jimmy's on Route 1 has great SPFs. I also like the ones at Zaleks in Wakefield.

                          1. content RE: SaraASR Mar 7, 2009 06:35 PM

                            Chacarero in Boston has baked sweet potato fries at lunch time till they run out. They're skin on, and rather soft and whimpy, but taste like a real sweet potato. They come with a spicy mayo.

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