One Saturday Afternoon in Boston
- CFByrne May 16, 2009 12:19 PM
Wife and I are flying up to Beantown from Florida next Saturday morning. We'll be landed at Logan and in our rental car by appx 11:30AM.
We then have about 6 hours until I want to be having hot dogs and beer on Yawkey Way for the 7PM Red Sox game we're attending. (RIght after the game we're driving out of town for Maine).
We may do touristy stuff such as the Duck tour and there's a Street Performer "festival" at Fanuiel Hall.
That leaves Lunch! Any suggestions that might be convenient to any of these areas? We love ethnic including dim sum and Indian (not buffett) as well as seafood (but not lobster, I'll have that in Maine) and even just great burgers or great pizza.
PS: Side question - where's a good place to park near Fenway that will allow a "quick escape" to I-93 north. I know it will probably be $20
PPS: Any suggestions for "ballpark" food on/near Yawkey Way or in stadium?
If you have one lunch in Boston and want something casual I would recommend Neptune Oyster in the North End, which in my opinion is the best seafood restaurant in the city (and one of the best overall)
For Indian I would recommend India Quality in Kenmore which is a couple minute walk from Fenway, Dim Sum Hei La Moon in Chinatown and Pizzeria Regina in the North End for Pizza.
Hei La Moon
88 Beach St, Boston, MA 02111
63 Salem St Ste 1, Boston, MA 02113
India Quality Restaurant
484 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215
I think your best bet for a quick escape is gonna be leaving the game before it ends. Storrow to 93N is probably the most direct, and that will get to be messy after gametime. Also, expect parking right near the park to be $30-40.