my son is moving to south boston in a couple of weeks...looking for good , but not expensive lunch and dinner spots...all kinds of food! thanks
Amrheins for anything from a burger to surf and turf; casual; decent food; comfortable bar
Cafe Porto Bello for pizza and antipasto; small place, no bar
St Alphonso's Kitchen, very small place great sandwiches
Cafe Porto Bello
6 N Washington St, North Attleboro, MA 02760
80 W Broadway, Boston, MA 02127
I was just there on Saturday and the Cuban was still on the menu. I believe there were two other sandwiches but I don't remember what they were.
We had a fabulous meal consisting of the mussels, the caesar, the special short rib agnolotti and the spaghetti and meatballs.
I haven't tried any of the sandwiches yet but the Cuban has also sounded good.
Here are a bunch of places in the Seaport District:
For casual pub food, I really like Whiskey Priest. It's fairly new. Has a nice roof deck, solid food, and a great beer selection. Also, a much better flow inside compared to ABG next door.
Salvatore's is good for casual Italian. Nothing special, but your typical pizza, pasta etc for a reasonable price. J Pace is also quite good for Italian, and it's right across the street.
At the higher end there's a Morton's, Strega (more upscale Italian - I'm not sure if this open yet?), Sam's @ Louis Boston (heard mixed reviews on the food).
379 Hanover Street, Boston, MA 02113
if he heads toward dorchester he'll find a treasure trove of inexpensive ethnic food: fabulous vietnamese on Dorchester Avenue (Sunrise Cafe one of my favorites) - excellent Indian (Shanti's on dorchester avenue), and very good chinese barbecue (Lucky's on dorchester avenue). In southie he'll like Sweet Tooth Bakery and Cafe Arpeggio, both on West Broadway, around E street. head up A street and he'll find a few good breakfast spots as well.
139 S Main St, Fall River, MA 02721