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northshoregrl Aug 11, 2011 06:40 PM

Hey Foodies!

I haven't been around the new & improved seaport area in a while and i'm going to a concert tomorrow night at the Pavilion...show starts at 8 so i'm looking to grab dinner before around 630ish...nothing super heavy or very expensive. Aside from Legal Seafood/ Barking Crab...any other recommendations?!? Open to anything on the menu...just want to have some ideas about where to go once i get down into the area...!! Thanks hounds...

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    pemma Aug 12, 2011 05:54 AM

    Salvatore's is OK. There's also the new Jerry Remy's which has your typical pub grub stuff. I don't know if you''ll get a reservation anywhere close to the pavillion. Every place is packed down there especially on the night of a concert.

    We had an 8:30 reservation at Legal's last night and the place was so mobbed we didn't get seated until about 8:50. But, the general manager comped us some great advertisers for the inconvenience even though I hadn't complained. I thought that was going above and beyond considering it was only 20 minutes over.

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      owades Aug 16, 2011 09:46 AM

      Interesting image there--"the general manager comped us some great advertisers"!

      I'd consider No Name Restaurant in that area as well. I don't know whether they're particularly mobbed on Bank of America Pavilion concert nights, but at least they do know how to manage the crowds they deal with regularly.

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      No Name Restaurant
      151-2 Fish Pier, Boston, MA 02210

    2. C. Hamster Aug 12, 2011 06:16 AM

      It's likely that the area will be a madhouse

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        L2k Aug 12, 2011 10:15 AM

        No one goes there any more, it's too busy?

        We were there on Saturday, made a reservation 3 days ahead of time on Open Table, parked where we always park for concerts, enjoyed a great meal and a superb concert.

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        acbell Aug 12, 2011 10:10 AM

        What about Sportello? It is far enough away that I doubt you'll get BofA crowds, but it's still in the seaport area. Highly recommended!

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        Sportello
        348 Congress Street, Boston, MA 02110

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          5thAndNowhere Aug 12, 2011 11:36 AM

          not exactly the best summer evening place, as its in a basement, but luckys lounge serves good food and strong cocktails. i like the daily catch too.

          have you looked at
          Temezcal (will be nuts)
          papagayo (takes rez)
          LTK (basically legals)
          strega
          sams?

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            Soxfan49 Aug 12, 2011 01:23 PM

            I second Lucky's good quality food at a solid price.

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            libertywharf Aug 16, 2011 10:24 AM

            I had dinner at Yankee lobster last night. They have outside seating from which one can look right into the pavilion. Seems like a nice way to make sure one doesn't miss the beginning.

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