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Dinner Recommendations Near South Station for Boss and I

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chrispra Jan 16, 2013 04:20 PM

Hi we're arriving tomorrow evening around 6 and I needed a nice place to have dinner before we get in a cab to Bedford. Any recommendations? I'm hoping for someplace like a Balthazar? I would just love a nice piece of fish.
Thank you!

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  1. C. Hamster RE: chrispra Jan 16, 2013 05:08 PM

    There is nothing remotely like Balthazar in Boston, sorry.

    There are a lot of options if you're willing to walk or T it.

    Is fish a deal breaker ?

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      chrispra RE: C. Hamster Jan 16, 2013 05:38 PM

      Hey Hamster,
      Thanks for responding and point taken about Balthazar. I am open to other suggestions but fish is kinda up there, I'm pescetarian...

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        hotoynoodle RE: chrispra Jan 16, 2013 06:46 PM

        chinatown is a stone's throw and you can get excellent fish at east ocean city or peach farm.

    2. hotoynoodle RE: chrispra Jan 16, 2013 05:33 PM

      not balthazar, lol, but les zygomates does respectable bistro food and is a short walk from south station.

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        meeps2002 RE: chrispra Jan 16, 2013 06:23 PM

        Trade is a solid option

        1. ipsofatso RE: chrispra Jan 16, 2013 06:51 PM

          2nd that Les Zygomates

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            Beachowolfe RE: ipsofatso Jan 16, 2013 07:37 PM

            they still do the raw bar at Les Zyg?

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              hotoynoodle RE: Beachowolfe Jan 16, 2013 08:00 PM

              yup.

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              mkfisher RE: ipsofatso Jan 17, 2013 05:56 AM

              3rd for Les Zygs. This place is totally underrated in my opinion

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              owades RE: chrispra Jan 16, 2013 08:31 PM

              Another fine restaurant that you might want to consider is Radius (http://www.radiusrestaurant.com/). It's a short walk from South Station, probably the closest place for high-end dining.

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                chrispra RE: owades Jan 17, 2013 07:12 AM

                Thank you all for your suggestions. We're going to discuss which option to go with and I'll report back on the experience.

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                  hotoynoodle RE: owades Jan 17, 2013 07:08 PM

                  and is not re-signing its lease. radius went south long ago.

                2. C. Hamster RE: chrispra Jan 17, 2013 07:47 AM

                  Ill endorse LZ as well.

                  1. Bugsey34 RE: chrispra Jan 17, 2013 11:23 AM

                    10 minutes walk from South Station is Pasta Beach, big hit with the Italian expat community in Boston. Good pizzas and pastas, I have had their spaghetti with seafood before, very good. It's at the ground floor of the Boston Harbor Hotel.

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