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Raisel Sep 15, 2011 01:29 PM

We will be spending 5 nights in Boston attending the Pediatric meeting.
Would appreciate 5 good recs.
We are from New York and enjoy most foods except Indian.
Would like some suggestions for romantic restaurants and some trendy fun spots.

Thanks in advance
Raisel

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    RoyRon RE: Raisel Sep 15, 2011 01:45 PM

    As with NYC there are many choices with many different price points and cuisines. Some of my favorites not in any order would be:

    Island Creek Oyster Bar., Kenmore Square.. Very good seafood, excellent cocktails and good service. Reservation required most nights.

    Mistral, Columbus Ave. Beautiful dining room with excellent food and service.

    Scampo, Liberty Hotel. The Liberty Hotel used to be the Charles St. jail. Scampo is an Italian accented restaurant with great food and equally great atmosphere. Try the lobster pizza or the Elephant Ear Walking.

    Towne & Stove Boylston St.near the Hynes Convention Center. One of the new hot spots co-owned by two of Boston's celebrity chefs, Lydia Shire and Jasper White.

    O-Ya Close to South Station: Japanese restaurant with high quality food but at an equally high price. If you go with an Omakase course you won't be diappointed but depending on what you drink expect to pay at least $150/per person.

    Hope you enjoy!

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    Scampo
    215 Charles Street, Boston, MA 02114

    Island Creek Oyster Bar
    500 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215

    1. opinionatedchef RE: Raisel Sep 15, 2011 09:49 PM

      welcome in advance!

      Guide to Boston by Areas and Restaurants:
      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/781155

      Many CHs would include these for the higher-end excellent restnts here(2 dinners w/ wine or drinks, w/o tip and tax can likely be $150 and up):

      Neptune Oyster

      Island Creek Oyster Bar

      Erbaluce- elegant creative Northern Ital.

      most expensive:

      Clio

      Menton

      Craigie on Main

      O Ya

      a few others less expensive(many CH threads for these and the above if you do a search):

      Toro- Spanish style inventive Tapas

      Oleana- Turkish/Mediterranean; very unique artisinal menu

      For great fun brunch: East Coast Grill in Cambridge (lots of threads for this fav CH spot

      )

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      O Ya
      9 East Street, Boston, MA 02111

      Neptune Oyster
      63 Salem St Ste 1, Boston, MA 02113

      East Coast Grill and Raw Bar
      1271 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02139

      Toro
      1704 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118

      Oleana
      134 Hampshire St., Cambridge, MA 02139

      Craigie on Main
      853 Main Street, Cambridge, MA 02139

      Erbaluce
      69 Church Street, Boston, MA 02116

      Menton
      354 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210

      Island Creek Oyster Bar
      500 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215

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