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Place to eat near TD Garden???

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lasmith Jun 18, 2010 06:21 PM

Looking for a good place, within walking distance, to eat ethnic food - maybe middle eastern, mexican- before the carole king/james taylor concert sunday night. Anything fresh and tasty will work. Recommendations??

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    teezeetoo RE: lasmith Jun 18, 2010 07:09 PM

    osteria rustico on canal - very good italian

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      lasmith RE: teezeetoo Jun 19, 2010 04:49 AM

      Thanks for the recommendation, but it looks like they're only open until 4. We'll have to try it another time. Any other thoughts?

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      phatchris RE: lasmith Jun 19, 2010 05:45 AM

      Neptune Oyster is probably your best bet.

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      Neptune Oyster
      63 Salem St Ste 1, Boston, MA 02113

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        justbeingpolite RE: phatchris Jun 19, 2010 06:39 AM

        Is Lala Rokh too far away? Anna's Tacqueria to mixed in review?
        Ma Soba sushi's pretty good.
        How about Villa Mexico (in the Gampy's gas station on Cambridge st. across from MGH)? Very popular here on CH.

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        Villa Mexico
        296 Cambridge St, Boston, MA 02114

        Lala Rokh
        97 Mount Vernon Street, Boston, MA 02108

      2. StevieC RE: lasmith Jun 19, 2010 07:58 AM

        For Middle Eastern, Phoenicia on Cambridge Street is a relatively short walk and very good.

        http://boston.menupages.com/restauran...

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          SaraASR RE: StevieC Jun 20, 2010 12:10 PM

          No no no. Please don't. It's been really terrible for, like, the past two years.

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          veggielover RE: lasmith Jun 19, 2010 09:18 PM

          The concert was excellent, by the way.

          We ate at Trattoria di Monica before the concert and had some satisfying meals. Excellent black pasta with seared scallops, mushroom ravioli and a squash ravioli special. We had the arugala salad and the grilled green and white asparagus.

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          Trattoria di Monica
          67 Prince St, Boston, MA 02113

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            thewildturkey RE: lasmith Jun 20, 2010 09:39 AM

            Nebo is great! Not really ethnic but always top notch.

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            Nebo Restaurant and Bar
            90 North Washington Street, Boston, MA 02114

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