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Nov 7, 2011 11:45 AM

Dinner in Weymouth

Any idea's for casual dinner in Weymouth Friday night before the HS football game??


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  1. I suggest searching the board looking for restaurants in Hingham. Lots of great choices. I haven't been for a v. long time, but you can also search for The Venetian in Weymouth. There is a recent thread.

    1. Was at Windy City Eats this past weekend which perhaps is a tad too casual for you - unless you don't mind dining al-trunko. There is small outdoor patio too. In any case, I thought they did a fine job of bringing the Chicago dog/sausage culture to the east coast. They're sourcing Vienna products (and Boar's Head) and have a very nice, snappy natural-casing dog which they treat well. The polish was a classic skinless Vienna all-beef product, but managed to also have a nice snap with the char-grill prep it received. The beef was an abomination - just a bland, tepid, tasteless jus.

      Also popped into El Sarape, though I can't say I'd recommend it. The guac was scooped out of a big batch from the fridge, ice-cold, and lacking any flava. The chicken&chorizo chilaquiles was tasty - chicken and chorizo smothered in a spicy tomato sauce, but I'm still trying to figure out how the hell this dish is related to chilaquiles. Got an order of an ancho chile guisado to-go which was extremely bitter and had that acrid off-putting taste of stale ingredients.

      El Sarape
      5 Commercial St, Braintree, MA 02184

      Windy City Eats
      407A Middle St, Weymouth, MA 02189

      1. You could go to derby street. Jasper white's summer shack is casual and great.

        1. If you like pizza and old-school joints, Denly's just outside of Jackson Square has some of the best pizza on the South Shore, IMO.

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          1. re: hiddenboston

            I haven't been to Denly's since I was like 10 years old....some 30 odd years ago...but I remember the pizza being outstanding.....and my brother went there not too long ago and said it hasn't changed a bit, still the same great pizza. I need to check that spot out again.

            I think I may have been the guy who started the Venitian thread, and had sang it's praises, but went back a couple of times since, and the experience wasn't as nice as that first time (not really the first time, grew up in Weymouth and went there all the time as a kid)....maybe a case of rose colored glasses heavily tinted with nostalgia.

            1. re: devilham

              devilham, ever been to Buck's Tavern ? now that's a great little bar.

              1. re: Nab

                I have not, I only went to the Venetian that first (in many years) time to meet my folks at a halfway point from my location (Boston) to theirs (Scituate) at a resteraunt we could all agree was good (again, my folks took us kids here many times when I was young, and the memories are fond). If ever I'm looking to wet my whistle in Weymouth though, I will check it out!

            2. How about Lime Leaf in Weymouth. Our fave thai so far. Most thai tend to lean on the sweet side but 99% they are right on.
              They are very accomodating & have made many of their dishes for my vegan friends. My fave is their crispy pad thai w/veggies & shrimp (not on menu) & Bee's special ginger & scallion fish dish (also not on the menu). For apps, we love the cozy shrimp & their fried calamari.

              Lime Leaf
              435 Columbian St, Weymouth, MA 02190

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              1. re: Chocomom

                Actually I had lunch at Lime Leaf today, it was wonderful as always. I love their chive dumplings, fresh rolls, crispy watercress and seaweed salad appetizers. The curry is excellent, also Drunken Noodle, Hot Pepper Beef, Pad Paradise; everything I've ever had there has been delicious, it's a gem.

                Lime Leaf
                435 Columbian St, Weymouth, MA 02190