Dinner ideas for parents' visit?
My parents are visiting in two weeks and our plan is to go out to dinner on Saturday night. I get to choose the restaurant so this is kind of an excuse to get them to take me out to a nice dinner! I'd like to go somewhere with great food (obviously) in Boston or Cambridge that's nice but not too stuffy. We all eat everything.
Any recommendations would be great!
Get yourself set up on Open Table if you are planning to make a reservation for 3 + people for a Saturday night in less than 10 days.
To give you a head start of places to consider here is a copy of the list that I gave my mom for their trip up here next month. Most in Cambridge, or easy access into Boston from Central Square. Most I've been to and enjoyed or got good reviews on Chowhound. Some you will probably/might have problems making a reservation at.
Courthouse Seafood- Inexpensive Seafood http://www.courthouseseafood.com/
Basta Pasta- Inexpensive Italian http://www.bastapastacambridge.com/
Tupelo- Southern http://www.tupelo02139.com/about.html
Baraka Café - Tunisian http://www.barakacafe.com/menu.html
Oleana- Turkish http://www.oleanarestaurant.com/dinne...
Neptune Oyster- Seafood http://www.neptuneoyster.com/
Teatro- Italian http://www.teatroboston.com/frames.html
Mamma Maria- Italian http://www.mammamaria.com/n_menu.html
Dante- Italian http://www.restaurantdante.com/
The Friendly Toast http://www.thefriendlytoast.net/
East Coast Grill http://www.eastcoastgrill.net/menus/b...
Craigie on Main http://www.craigieonmain.com/?page_id...
Upstairs on the Square-
Grafton Street- http://www.graftonstreetcambridge.com...