HOME > Chowhound > Greater Boston Area >
Do you create unique foods?
TELL US

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

m
MarkG Dec 29, 2012 09:59 AM

Belle Isle Seafood. Galley Diner. Rondo's.

  1. FinnFPM Dec 31, 2012 12:27 PM

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

    1 Reply
    1. re: FinnFPM
      u
      Uncle Yabai Jan 1, 2013 07:55 AM

      Kaching, rim shot!

    2. L2k Dec 30, 2012 09:46 AM

      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

      3 Replies
      1. re: L2k
        C. Hamster Dec 30, 2012 07:17 PM

        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
          L2k Dec 31, 2012 12:24 PM

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

          1. re: L2k
            C. Hamster Jan 1, 2013 07:09 AM

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

      2. b
        BellaBoston Dec 30, 2012 09:11 AM

        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. C. Hamster Dec 29, 2012 12:13 PM

          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. MC Slim JB Dec 29, 2012 11:14 AM

            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.

            http://mcslimjb.blogspot.com/

            Show Hidden Posts