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cheap eats within walking distance of the wilbur theatre

chefbrendan Oct 21, 2009 01:56 PM

Going to a show tommorow at the wilbur theatre (246 tremont st.) Hoping to get something delicous, casual and inexpensive before the show. We're driving into the city and I would love to be able to park near the theatre, walk to our dining destination and then back to the theatre in time for the show at 8:00. We love all types of food...Thanks for any help you may provide!!

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    Blumie RE: chefbrendan Oct 21, 2009 02:25 PM

    There is a stretch of Stuart Street in front of the Transportation Building, between Tremont and Charles Street South, that, if I remember correctly, becomes available for parking at 6pm. If you get there early, say at 5:45pm or so, you could park, sit in the car until 6pm, and then walk over to Chinatown where there are numerous places to get a delicious and inexpensive meal.

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      salemmass RE: chefbrendan Oct 21, 2009 02:27 PM

      I've always liked Montien, and you don't even have to walk very far. Decent Thai food and casual.

      1. kobuta RE: chefbrendan Oct 22, 2009 05:58 AM

        2nd Montien, and any of the places in Chinatown. Plus, Chinatown restaurants knows how to get you in and out quick! Places Xinh Xinh, Hong Kong Eatery are good choices.

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          y2000k RE: kobuta Oct 22, 2009 11:49 AM

          Ditto Chinatown for a cheap and quick meal. Great Taste Restaurant is my go-to place these days before a show - for comfort Cantonese food.

        2. chefbrendan RE: chefbrendan Oct 24, 2009 05:46 PM

          We had dinner at peach farm in chinatown per suggestion of some chef friends.

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            bear RE: chefbrendan Oct 24, 2009 06:30 PM

            So...how was it?

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