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Driving from Northern Nj to Brookline, Ma. Dinner on the way?

scarlet knight Jun 20, 2012 07:53 PM


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    hilltowner Jun 20, 2012 08:05 PM

    What route are you taking? What time to want to stop? Where do you think you will be at that time? This would all be helpful information for us to find you a good spot for dinner. Thanks!

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      hilltowner Jun 20, 2012 08:12 PM

      So, I just found your post on the Boston board which narrows things down a lot. I agree with the BBQ suggestion in Sturbridge - great place. It may be too far though, as you asked for Northern CT or Western Mass. Sturbridge is in Central Mass, though it IS right off 84, which is probably the route you are taking. So maybe that was what you meant after all. If so, BBQ is by far your best option in that part of MA; don't know about CT, though.

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        brookerme Jun 21, 2012 08:19 AM

        Wethersfield, CT right off I-91 http://www.luckylousbarandgrill.com/

        West Hartford off I-84: http://www.planbburger.com/flash.html, http://www.tapasonline.com/ordereze/default.htm, http://www.cornerpug.com/ordereze/default.aspx, http://www.hotbasilcafe.com/

        Manchester Ct off I-84 http://www.pepespizzeria.com/?page=locations

        Vernon Ct off I-84 http://www.woodntap.com/locations/ver...

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        1. re: brookerme
          scarlet knight Jun 23, 2012 05:59 AM

          Went to Lucky Lou's. Food was very good, modern and inventive. Dessert failed, they were out of sorbet at 8:30 pm Around Me app found Carnival Cones, which now appeared to be a Dunkin Donuts. Someone open an ice cream shop!

          Thanks for the rec. Would go back!

          1. re: brookerme
            kmesquita Dec 27, 2012 10:35 AM

            We also stopped at Lucky Lous. Delicious chicken, asparagus, and leek pot pie. Charming setting. Thanks for the recommendation!

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