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Cheap/comfort food near Suffolk?

nomadgirl Nov 17, 2010 11:47 AM

I'm taking my homesick, freshman in college, cousin for dinner tomorrow night. She goes to Suffolk. Last time we went out, we went to Silvertone's. Any recommendations for cheap comfort food near Suffolk?


69 Bromfield St, Boston, MA 02108

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    9lives Nov 18, 2010 07:52 AM

    If she's in the dorm on Tremont and West St, Max & Dylan's on West has decent food at fair prices.

    Max & Dylan's
    15 West St, Boston, MA 02111

    Tremont Cafe
    418 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116

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    1. re: 9lives
      Niblet Nov 18, 2010 09:21 AM

      "...decent food at fair prices" reminds me of Austin Powers: "Well sir, Big Boy never really left; it's always offered the same high quality meals at competitive prices."

      But seriously: agree with above recs, also might like Stoddards. I was there a couple of weeks ago and loved the steak tartare and the charcuterie plate, but burger & fries looked great too.

      1. re: Niblet
        nsenada Nov 18, 2010 09:38 AM

        The burger is really good, and I had a dark horse ale on draft that was amazing. Deviled eggs were quite good, too. The other entrees can get a bit pricey, though.

    2. hiddenboston Nov 18, 2010 05:22 AM

      Cheap comfort food? I'd say either Jacob Wirth in the Theatre District or, depending on which building at Suffolk you're talking about, the Paramount over on Charles Street.

      Jacob Wirth Restaurant
      31 Stuart St, Boston, MA 02116

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          ParisLady Nov 17, 2010 03:44 PM

          I love the Hill! My daughter went to Suffolk undergrad and is at Suffolk Law and we both enjoy this place. I have a special place in my heart (and stomach ) for Grotto...have been going since the day they opened and have never been disappointed. Also, Kinsale located toward Government Center is good.

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            phonelady Nov 17, 2010 11:50 AM


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              redelephant Nov 17, 2010 12:05 PM

              I love the burger, the pulled-pork sandwich, and the chicken focaccia sandwich at the Hill Tavern on Cambridge St. It's cheap ($8-10 for the items listed above). Can't beat the Silvertone for comfort food as well. The Paramount on Charles St. is also affordable and decent along these lines.

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                Gordough Nov 17, 2010 12:07 PM

                I am not sure I would describe it as comfort food per say but check out Kingston Station on Kingston St. about 3 blocks from Suffolk's dorm on Tremont St. Good burger and other food that some may describe as comfort food.

                Kingston Station
                25 Kingston St, Boston, MA 02111

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