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Looking for special lunch spot near Albany St. hospitals

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ebburtis May 21, 2009 04:46 PM

DH and I will be in Boston most of the day tomorrow. I've got an interview at 10:00 a.m. and he has an MD appointment at 3:00 at Boston Medical Center (Albany and Mass Ave area). We're looking for someplace nice for lunch that would kill some time in between times. Ideally we'd like to leave the car in the validated lot and either walk or take a short taxi ride to lunch. DH won't eat Asian, so, what are my other options for a delicious repast fit for a chowhound? Thanks for your help!

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    gourmaniac May 22, 2009 08:34 AM

    gaslight and estragon are nearby

    1. Bob Dobalina May 22, 2009 07:35 AM

      I second Blunch.

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        edamame May 22, 2009 06:28 AM

        Toro, a tapas spot, has great sandwiches for lunch. It's on Washington Street, very close to BMC.

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          twentyoystahs May 21, 2009 07:52 PM

          If you're looking for a casual sandwich spot with some good homemade soups, baked goods and more, check out Blunch. It's about a 5 minute walk from where you'll be, on the corner of Harrison and East Springfield. I've only been there once and it was excellent; if I was in that area more often I'd definitely be a regular...

          http://www.eatblunch.com

          1. alwayscooking May 21, 2009 07:41 PM

            B&G is great
            Bina is best

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              teezeetoo May 21, 2009 07:39 PM

              B&G Oysters, a long walk or a short cab ride - see post below on Rudy's Resto Cafe on Mass and Melnea - haven't eaten there but it sounds walkable and decent

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