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Jan 12, 2011 07:03 AM

Ten Tables, Craigie on Main, or Salts?

Any thoughts on which of these restaurants in Cambridge to choose for a nice dinner on Saturday?

Craigie on Main
853 Main Street, Cambridge, MA 02139

Ten Tables
5 Craigie Circle, Cambridge, MA 02138

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  1. I've eaten at Cragie, Salts and Ten Tables (JP location only.) Salts was my favorite without question. (I wrote a long review about my last meal at Salts and posted it on CH. You can search for it if you're interested.) However, if price is a consideration, you can probably spend a little bit less at Ten Tables and still have a very nice meal.

    1. Craigie.

      None of those restaurants is anything but very good, but Craigie is Boston's best restaurant. The chef's whim tasting there is still of my list of best meals ever.

      1. Craigie on Main is the best of this list. I'd also call it Boston's best restaurant. It will make a wonderful nice Saturday dinner.

        All are good, though. Salts is more formal, a more romantic date, serving more traditional French fare. Ten Tables is a price point lower than the other two and serves slightly creative bistro fare. I'm increasingly considering Craigie in its own class.

        Ten Tables
        5 Craigie Circle, Cambridge, MA 02138

        1. I and my SO had a wonderful dinner at Salts a while back. The duck for two was amazing, as is the atmosphere. If you're looking for more of a candle-lit, romatic vibe, I'd go there. We actually walked across the street to the bar at Craigie afterward for drinks, which was a nice way to end the night.