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Fun Restaurant in Boston

patriciaghubbard Aug 7, 2010 12:31 PM

Taking two 18 years olds to Boston for Monday night. They appreciate good food, but we would like to take them some place that has energy and is fun. Suggestions?

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    STL BOS Aug 8, 2010 05:36 PM

    I second the Toro suggestion, and on a Monday night you might not have to wait forever!

    1704 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118

    1. SmokeDawg Aug 8, 2010 03:19 PM

      Eastern Standard in Kenmore is a big, bustling scene.
      Helmand in Cambridge - Afghani food is different but approachable and you can watch them cook in the wood oven.
      Casablanca in Harvard square has interesting North African inspired food with grewat small plates and the bar side is rather quaint.

      Eastern Standard
      528 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215

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        cambridgedoctpr Aug 7, 2010 12:45 PM

        If you want something really good and less frenetic how about shabu-shabu at Little Q Hotpot in Arlington; it is the best shabu shabu that i have had. Or try the fish in the tank restaurants in Chinatown such as East Ocean Seafood.

        1704 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118

        253 Shawmut Ave, Boston, MA 02118

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        1. re: cambridgedoctpr
          cambridgedoctpr Aug 8, 2010 06:47 AM

          my post should have said that toro and coppa are very noisy and busy but have good food. that may be what you are looking for when you asked about a fun restaurant.

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