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Apr 17, 2009 07:46 PM

Favorite Food Stand at Quincy Market?

I frequent downtown Boston often and am interested in some suggestions for a quick lunch as a departure from my usual business lunches?

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  1. Regina Pizza. A lot of the other stuff scares me.

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    1. re: macadamianut

      i had a slice there last week and it utterly sucked.

      1. re: hotoynoodle

        See that is why I am scared to eat there. The place always looks dirty to me. When I say the place I mean that whole food hall.

        1. re: hotoynoodle

          false. Regina is awesome. You must not have went to the original location

          1. re: cscott4313

            I agree, why would anyone go to any location but the original!

            1. re: bobssmith

              the op asked about food at quincy market. i gave THAT regina's a shot., not having time to walk to the other. it sucked, just like nearly everything else in the place.

              1. re: hotoynoodle

                Fair enough ha and I absolutely agree that the Regina's other than the original are sub-par

      2. The only thing I really like there is Boston Chipyard, but that doesn't qualify as lunch for most people. In a pinch at Quincy Market, I suppose I would settle for Wagamama (though not technically a stand).

        1. Steve's Greek cuisine. I find the meat moussaka to be quite tasty. That's the only thing ive ordered there

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          1. re: Snoop37

            I agree about Steve's being probably the best in there. If not Steve's I usually just get a cup of chowder from Boston Chowda Co and a roll.

            1. re: Snoop37

              Had a veg moussaka there last week that was rancid.

            2. you'll do far better at al's or sultan's kitchen both on state st., sakurbana on broad, and i don't get the hate for the boloco on congress.

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              1. re: hotoynoodle

                I second the suggestion to walk (for about one minute) to Al's or Sultans Kitchen on State Street. Both of these places are ten times better than anything at Qunicy Market.
                If only the Speed's hot dog wagon set up some days near Qunicy Market.....

                1. re: hotoynoodle

                  oh, right on, Sultan's Kitchen. I went a couple Saturdays ago (I'm always so grateful they're open on Saturdays - seems like not much around there is ) and I got a chicken kebab sandwich in a pita with that great cucumber, pepper salad. I'm drooling a little.

                2. I go around the corner to Haymarket Pizza. Been going there for over 20 years. Ask for the slice to be heated. If there's more time - and I mean more time - I head to Galleria Umberto for an arancini. If it's nice out, I may grab a sub at Al's on State St or something Turkish and sit and watch the tourists walk around.

                  It's not that the food in the market hall is always bad but much of it has been sitting out for a while and it's all over-priced.

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                    1. re: hotoynoodle

                      Second Haymarket Pizza for a quick slice outside of the market. However, there are a few gems inside:

                      1) The Chipyard is awesome. Tiny little homebaked chocolate chip cookies.
                      2) The Prime Shoppe actually has pretty good turkey sandwiches --sliced right off the turkey on tasty rolls or bread. They've got monster "turkey" wings too. All good food, fresh.
                      3) I love the Columbo Yogurt stand. Really tasty soft serve yogurt and as far as I know, it's the only place you can find Columbo soft serve.

                      1. re: twentyoystahs

                        BTW, Haymarket Pizza sells their dough for $1.

                        1. re: lergnom

                          Thanks for the tip- I stopped by on my way home from work last night (just a couple of blocks away) and made Clean the Fridge Pizza.
                          Very tasty, and there was enough dough for me to make 2 crusts and parbake the other for later.