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cambridge/somerville dinner?

rchudy Dec 3, 2009 08:31 AM

looking for a good, casual restaurant to meet with a friend in the Cambridge/Somerville area tonight. could be any type of cuisine. Any ideas??

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    ginafly Dec 11, 2009 08:18 AM

    Would you consider going just over the Cambridge line into Arlington? I always have a great and cheap time at Za.

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    1. re: ginafly
      somerville01 Dec 11, 2009 10:04 AM

      Sorry, no its not cheap.

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      somerville01 Dec 11, 2009 05:55 AM

      East Coast Grill is one of my favorite places in Cambridge for dinner. The food is consistent and the cocktails are great. Its always got a very fun atmosphere too.

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        ginafly Dec 11, 2009 08:17 AM

        I wouldn't describe it as cheap, though.

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        MegBean Dec 4, 2009 06:43 AM

        Try Lord Hobo or The Cellar!

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          eastiefoodie Dec 4, 2009 07:12 AM

          Second the Garden at the Cellar. Trina's Starlite Lounge is good too. The Independent in Union Sq - sit in the bar.

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            cambridgedoctpr Dec 5, 2009 03:13 PM

            thailand cafe near MIT on Mass Avenue but only for sichuan food - the chef used to work at sichuan gourmet
            ole grille for mexican food off Cambridge Street
            border cafe in harvard square for pseudo mexican food

        2. rchudy Dec 3, 2009 09:17 AM

          how about entrees under $20, eclectic is fine, perhaps with a good beer selection?

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            Alcachofa Dec 3, 2009 09:22 AM

            River Gods?

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              Taralli Dec 3, 2009 09:45 AM

              Very casual, Redbones, Davis Sq., Somerville. Plenty of beer.

              1. re: rchudy
                rebeccacceber Dec 3, 2009 01:01 PM

                Fun Places to meet friends with good beer:
                Cambridge Common
                Cambridge Brewing Co
                The Thirsty Scholar

              2. rchudy Dec 3, 2009 08:53 AM

                I'd like to keep it relatively cheap.

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                1. re: rchudy
                  chickendhansak Dec 3, 2009 09:17 AM

                  Diner on the Cambridge/Somerville line at Danny's Diner on Beacon St. HTH, HAND, etc.

                2. Prav Dec 3, 2009 08:52 AM

                  Eat at Pho N Rice, on Beacon St!

                  1. ecwashere7 Dec 3, 2009 08:52 AM

                    price range? Green Street is casual, but some may find it pricey.

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