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joth68 Aug 28, 2012 12:57 PM

Is there any place in the North End that is open for lunch during the week that would be appropriate for a business meal? Would normally avoid that neighborhood but client is coming to Boston for first time and has requested it. The usual suspects(Lucca, Prezza, Tresca, Bricco, etc) are open for dinner only and I'm struggling to think of other places. Any help or suggestions would be appreciated!

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    wandergirl Aug 28, 2012 04:46 PM

    As you've discovered, the pickings are somewhat slim, but here are some options to consider:

    Neptune Oyster - http://neptuneoyster.com/

    La Famiglia Giorgio - http://www.lafamigliagiorgio.com/lunchmenu/index.html

    Limoncello - http://www.ristorantelimoncello.com/lunch.html

    Ristorante Fiore - www.ristorantefiore.com/menu-lunch.php

    I've only eaten at La Famiglia Giorgio and it was good but not exceptional. Hopefully someone else can speak to the other options.

    ETA: L'Osteria is another option - http://www.losteria.com/lunchmenu.html

    Carmen Trattoria is open for lunch from Wednesday - Saturday - http://www.carmenboston.com/

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      KevinJF Aug 28, 2012 08:15 PM

      Carmen is the best option of those listed. NO is the best food, but prob. not suitable for the occasion (likely a wait to be seated).

      Pomodoro is also open for lunch, which would be in my top three with NO and Carmen.

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