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Are my choices good for 5 nights?

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For our 5 nights in Boston we have selected
Fri......Hamersley's Bistro
Sat. Mistral
Sun. Lumiere
Mon. No. 9
Tues. Island Creek Oyster

Would appreciate any advice for substitutions

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    1. Will you have a car? Lumiere is kind of a pain to get to without one.

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      Lumiere Restaurant
      1293 Washington St., West Newton, MA 02465

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      1. raisel, welcome in advance; a beautiful time to visit us. You haven't really told us about where you are visiting from and what kind of food you love,are used to, and/or crave, but if i were to recommend our best, it would not include your first four, esp. not the first and third.. I would replace from these(consistent CH favs and well reviewed by our Boston Globe restaurant critic, Devra First.):
        Erbaluce
        Craigie on Main
        Neptune Oyster
        Clio
        Oleana
        OYa
        Deuxave
        Menton
        L'Espalier
        Pull up their menus and see what wows you!

        also hope this might be helpful:
        Guide to Boston by Areas and Restaurants:
        http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/781155

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        L'Espalier
        774 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02199

        O Ya
        9 East Street, Boston, MA 02111

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

        Oleana
        134 Hampshire St., Cambridge, MA 02139

        Clio
        370-A Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215

        Craigie on Main
        853 Main Street, Cambridge, MA 02139

        Erbaluce
        69 Church Street, Boston, MA 02116

        Menton
        354 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210

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        1. re: opinionatedchef

          Thank you so much. My husband went to Tufts medical School and i taught in Canton for a while.
          AAMy 2 children graduated from Tufts . We love Boston ,However we have not been there in at least 20 years and are looking forward to visiting again.
          We are from Tuxedo park NY.

          Thanks again,
          Raisel

        2. I would drop Mistral and Lumiere. They are great places, but I think there are better options. I like the suggestions of Craigie on Main and Oleana.

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          Lumiere Restaurant
          1293 Washington St., West Newton, MA 02465

          Oleana
          134 Hampshire St., Cambridge, MA 02139

          Craigie on Main
          853 Main Street, Cambridge, MA 02139

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          1. re: ecwashere7

            I wouldn't drop Mistral. If you like salmon, they have one of the best salmon dishes in the city. Atmosphere and service are lovely too.

          2. I think the OP has made five great choices. One can stress to no end about whether these are the best possible five, or one can relax knowing that they are going to have five excellent meals. Put me in the latter camp.