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low fat, vegetarian restaurant in Gloucester?

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lwarwick Aug 25, 2010 08:39 AM

My parents are coming to town. Usually we end up at Chinese restaurants, or Indian. Any ideas for where to go after we hike Dogtown?

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    eriberri RE: lwarwick Aug 25, 2010 10:48 AM

    I'm going to reply assuming that this is a serious post and not a joke....I'd be SO happy if there were a low-fat, veg option in Gloucester!

    In Downtown Gloucester Passports has some decent veg options, but I don't believe any would qualify as low-fat. Sugar Mag's serves lunch until 2 and they have a veg quesadilla and sandwich on the menu. There's also the Pleasant St Tea Co and they have sandwiches and salads, some are good veg options. Very casusal, order-at-counter place.

    In Annisquam there is the Willow Rest a fabulous grocery/takeout place that has two very good veg sandwiches on the menu, cold drinks, snacks and great produce. Couple tables on-site too.

    I'd say that if you're committed to low-fat, veg you're probably going to have to head to Beverly or Salem. I'd be pleased if someone has better suggestions. Happy Hikinh!

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    Willow Rest
    1 Holly St, Gloucester, MA 01930

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      lwarwick RE: eriberri Aug 26, 2010 08:02 AM

      thank you! this is for my parents, who are also looking for low-salt...but there's only so much I can do!

    2. SEH RE: lwarwick Aug 25, 2010 11:57 AM

      Alchemy has a few things that might work. This is their new lunch menu: http://www.alchemybistro.com/01_menus...

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        lwarwick RE: SEH Aug 26, 2010 08:03 AM

        ah, that might work! at least I can get the fish tacos I've been craving, and my parents can eat leaves.

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