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West on Centre, West Roxbury

Blumie May 28, 2009 12:23 PM

Thoughts? Any particular recommendations?

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    twentyoystahs May 28, 2009 12:58 PM

    I've been a couple times; once I thought it was mediocre, once I thought it wasn't so good. It's got a nice vibe, a nice place to hang with friends, but the food is really nothing special. I'd stick with the basics, maybe you'll be ok.

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    1. re: twentyoystahs
      Blumie May 28, 2009 02:47 PM

      Thanks. We've been subjecting the kids to some adult places lately -- Union, East Coast Grill -- so I find WoC's menu appealing in that it offers more choices for them. If we go, I'll report back.

      1. re: Blumie
        twentyoystahs May 28, 2009 03:21 PM

        A-ha. Well, just so you know (and i'm sure you do), Union & East Coast Grill are in a different category altogether. West on Centre is fine, I guess, if you live in that 'hood and want a local spot to go to. Wouldn't go out of my way to go there though.

    2. Jpan99 May 28, 2009 05:09 PM

      I've been twice with a group of friends and we all enjoyed it, which is why we went back a second time. Lots to choose from, comfy, friendly. The bar area is nice and popular. Daily specials are good. I like the variety of apps. If you have kids I'm sure they'll find something on the large menu. It can get a bit loud in the dining room, that's my only complaint.

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      1. re: Jpan99
        Blumie Jun 1, 2009 06:40 AM

        West on Centre was perfect for our needs. I would not classify it as "houndworthy," but it was a good place for a group that included a few young kids. I agree that the volume in the dining room was the biggest drawback. But the menu was extensive, the service friendly, and the food decent.

        1. re: Blumie
          Smokee Jun 1, 2009 07:22 AM

          Very good lamb burger.

          1. re: Smokee
            Blumie Jun 1, 2009 11:30 AM

            My dad loved it!

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