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Dec 29, 2012 09:59 AM

are these Southie joints still around and worth checking out??

Belle Isle Seafood. Galley Diner. Rondo's.

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  1. Haven't been to Galley. I'd call Rondo's a decent sub shop, based on a visit a few years ago. Belle Isle is in Winthrop, an outstanding local fish market and counter-service seafood place (great lobster roll, for one), though I haven't visited it since it moved across the bridge from Eastie recently.

    1. Rondos is still there but I haven't been in years.

      Galley is still there and was featured on Bourdain's "No Reservations"

      As MC pointed out, Belle Isle isn't in Southie.

      1. Rondo's is one of the better steak and cheeses in the area, in my opinion. Galley is still there and a great dive/ diner! I've only had breakfast there, but it's been good every time. I love a breakfast spot with kielbasa!

        1. Been to Galley twice, about a year ago. Great old fashioned vibe, but the food is very pedestrian.

          I prefer "My Diner" when I need that kind of food in Southie. On "A" Street, a couple blocks northeast of B'way

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          1. re: L2k

            My Diner is attached to the Willams Tavern (aka Dirty Bills) which everyone should experience at least once.

            I like Muls, myself.

            1. re: C. Hamster

              Muls is fine, if you're a newbie to Southie. ;)

              1. re: L2k

                Not a newbie or a yuppy. I just like it.

          2. Splitting hairs about Southie restaurants is like having a serious discussion about which kindergartener made the best drawing of her dog.

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