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Feb 25, 2011 03:42 AM


Hi all,
I am taking a friend out for dinner tonite who loves prime rib. I was looking for some suggestions on a place say within a 15 mile radius of Lowell Ma. Thanks for your input

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  1. you could try the Westford Grille, in Westford. I have always had good food there, never had the prime rib but everything else was good. It casual, there is a large lounge area with a pool table or you can go into the dning room. I don't know lowell that well but there's gotta be a decent place there

    Westford Grille
    142 Littleton Rd, Westford, MA 01886

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    1. re: momoftwo

      For the record, Westford Grille has been replaced by an Italian restaurant, Mangia Mangia. (I haven't been yet -- so far the reviews are mixed.)

    2. If you want something really cheap/casual you could go to Tiny's Diner in Ayer. People seem to really enjoy the prime rib and fried seafood there.

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      1. re: hargau

        i even thought that the prime rib was pretty good at Anthony's Pier 4; which had a great wine list to go along with it. I am not recommending it, but if they can do it; anyone can.

        Anthony's Pier 4 Restaurant
        140 Northern Ave, Boston, MA 02210

      2. Thanks for the responses. I thought I would get a lot of feedback on this but either most people don't care for prime rib and the calories or can't recommend one place over another.

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        1. re: jake40ma

          The place I like best for prime rib is the Mt. Vernon in Somerville. But it's not within your geographical boundaries so I didn't want to go totally off topic. Plus I really don't know Lowell and environs at all. I hope you find what you are looking for ... when the prime rib jones hits, you hafta ride it until you are satisfied. Believe me, I know.

          1. re: yumyum

            also outside your radius, but morton's at the seaport does prime rib on friday and saturady only.

            i don't think it's that we can't make a recommendation, but that it's no longer a popular cut and has fallen out of fashion. not many places offer it. a rib eye is practically the same cut and i much prefer it

          2. re: jake40ma

            The fact that you are essentially limiting yourself to options outside the 128 belt with your stated range limit probably accounts for the lack of responses. I don't think it has anything to do with calories.

          3. I haven't been in a long time, but the Hilltop Steakhouse on Rt 1 in Saugus used to have great prime rib. Most of the other places I like for the dish are too far away ( Flemmings in Boston and Coach Grill in Wayland if your curious).

            Hope this helps,

            Coach Grill
            55 Boston Post Rd, Wayland, MA 01778

            1. Also a bit out of your area...The Continental in Saugus