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Jun 4, 2009 10:03 AM

Healthy lunch options : 20 minute walk from Kendall Square

Any suggestions for a healthy lunch option (take-out) within a 20 minute walk of Kendall Square? I am thinking something on the lines of UFood. I want to be able to leave Kendall, get take out, and be back within in an hour.

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  1. I believe there is a Sebastian's there with hot food, sandwich and salad options. The Sebastian's near me also serves sushi and yogurts.

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    1. re: CreativeFoodie42

      Thanks for the suggestion...I do like Sebastians, but it is too close.

      I think I need to clarify my original post : I want to walk about 20-25 minutes, get my lunch and walk back.

    2. I'm a big fan of Cafe Kiraz, towards Inman on Hampshire Street. Looks like a run-of-the-mill sub shop from outside, but it turns out some surprisingly well-executed midscale food.

      I almost always get their sandwich of roasted beets, caramelized onions, oven-roasted tomatoes, goat cheese, walnuts, and spinach, but they have a similarly tasty-sounding selection of salads, not to mention plenty of totally unhealthy options if you're in the mood for a caloric splurge.

      1. City Girl Cafe' might fit the bill, depending on how fast you walk. It's across from S&S Deli.

        1. The 2nd Street Cafe is a ways down from Kendall, and has nice homemade soups, and solid salad options as well. I like the spinach salad, but that could be due to the bacon vinaigrette. I'm no angel, no.

          1. is the grill out yet at the Blue Room? Tasty grilled fish and meat. Healthy, too.

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            1. re: mrwhiskers

              Yep, been open since mid May at least. Hit there several times already.