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chadradchad Jul 29, 2009 12:33 PM

Anything worth a visit/trip while in Woods Hole?

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  1. StevieC RE: chadradchad Jul 29, 2009 12:47 PM

    A short walk from the Wood Island T stop is Day Square. There are a number of places worth trying in that area or nearby: Rincon Limeno, Cafe Jalisco, Mario's for decent red sauce Italian, Jeveli's for old-school atmosphere, and Rino's is a relatively short walk for good homemade pastas. Angela's is also not that far from Day Square.

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      Zatan RE: chadradchad Jul 29, 2009 12:51 PM

      We always stop at Captain Kidd for a couple of pints. Love the bar and the view. I think I ate there once, just some chowder, and it was decent.

      Clam Shack at Falmouth Harbor is another frequent stop, enjoy the fried clams and the fish sandwiches there.

      I guess both are all about atmosphere so I can't be much of a food critic on either, usually am cooking up feasts at home when down on the Cape.

      1. StevieC RE: chadradchad Jul 29, 2009 12:51 PM

        Obviously I am suffering from heat exhaustion, since I mentally transposed your post to mean Wood Island in East Boston, not Woods Hole, MA.

        1. CapeCodGuy RE: chadradchad Jul 29, 2009 01:43 PM

          Wood's Hole is a culinary wasteland. Absolutely NOTHING worth mentioning.

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            chef24 RE: CapeCodGuy Jul 30, 2009 05:56 AM

            Wow CCG. Dont sugar coat it.. I just cant find a place to park let alone a good meal.. Mybe we should go to WoodsIsland

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              CapeCodGuy RE: chef24 Jul 30, 2009 06:21 AM

              Several years ago, someone tried to put in a McDonalds and it was shot down by local protests. I think the local restaurants all got together as they were worried that if allowed, it would be the best restaurant in the village.

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                chef24 RE: CapeCodGuy Aug 5, 2009 07:04 AM

                Thats harse CCG,, u know better than that would u eat a McDonalds The Capt Kidd is always a winner for decent fare.....Phusion has some nice apps,,,,,

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                  CapeCodGuy RE: chef24 Aug 5, 2009 07:25 PM

                  Yeah chef, even I sometimes read my own posts and say "what an angry old git!"

          2. trufflehound RE: chadradchad Jul 29, 2009 03:17 PM

            Coffee obsession for, well coffee. Back in the day the Cap'n Kidd and the Fishmonger were good. Haven't been in some time.

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              chadradchad RE: trufflehound Jul 29, 2009 08:14 PM

              Ha..Sorry about that! I wasn't sure to put it in Boston Area or New England. Is there anything in spitting distance to Wood's Hole that is worth it? We will have a car. Thanks a bunch!!

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                trufflehound RE: chadradchad Jul 30, 2009 06:41 PM

                In Falmouth, Waiquoit Grille gets good reviews. If you like lobster rolls, you MUST go to the Raw Bar in New Seabury, 30 minutes or so. Not cheap but the biggest and one of the best I've had. 2 summers ago, $25.

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              River19 RE: chadradchad Jul 30, 2009 03:01 AM

              It is a bit of a wasteland.

              Kidds is pretty average, hit or miss......even when you hit their ":best" is still average.

              The fried seafood plate was decent last year, but I would stick with beer and appetizers......

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                eriberri RE: chadradchad Jul 30, 2009 06:22 AM

                We enjoyed a fabulous, alas expensive, dinner at Phusion. Never had better lobster bisque. Cute place. Coffee Obsession had great coffee and was a nice place to read the Sunday paper. The fresh squeezed grapefruit juice greyhounds at the Landfall were a treat, but pass on the food. Pie In The Sky has wonderful baked goods and their sandwiches looked great. It did feel like a bit of a culinary wasteland, but it's a nice place to visit and I think you can make do.

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                  seaville RE: eriberri Jul 31, 2009 04:26 AM

                  Pie in the Sky? Is that right near the Landfall and the termina? Very small place? I was only there once, but am looking forward to returning. Great bread pudding. Also, I'll vote for Captain Kidd. Not great, but I'd go back.

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