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Labor Day Lunch near Logan

trail 6 Jun 7, 2013 01:46 PM

Friends are dropping us off for an international flight. We want to take them for a nice lunch. It will be on monday, 2 September, Labor Day! What, if anything, is open, good, and easy to get to Logan after(Eastie, North End, what have you)? Thanks!

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    teezeetoo Jun 23, 2013 12:30 PM

    Legal's Harborside, Daily Catch, Sam's, Trade, Temazcal - if you stay in the harbor/northern ave area the airport is an easy hop - Legal's provides a good parking deal as well.

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      bear Jun 18, 2013 05:13 PM

      How about Sam's? Great views, good food, and opentable says it's open on Labor Day. Easy to get to Logan, too.

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        trail 6 Jun 20, 2013 08:11 AM

        That sounds good!

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          hotoynoodle Jun 20, 2013 10:15 AM

          scampo also has easy access to 93 for the airport.

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            trail 6 Jun 22, 2013 07:53 AM


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        donnahobrien Jun 18, 2013 05:12 PM

        Warren Tavern in Charlestown! Parking, great burgers, old Boston feel!

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          trail 6 Jun 18, 2013 04:20 PM

          Surprised at the choices. We were looking for something "nice". Perhaps tablecloths? Open on Labor Day? All rec's appreciated.

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            josephlapusata Jun 18, 2013 05:11 PM

            You asked for nice places to eat. Thats what you got. That just goes to show that people see things differently at times.

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              Bugsey34 Jun 21, 2013 07:48 AM

              Pasta Beach in the Boston Harbor Hotel has to be open - there's discounted parking right underneath it, and great pizza and pasta. About 10-15 minutes from Logan.

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                hotoynoodle Jun 21, 2013 03:56 PM

                they're not actually part of the hotel... just a tenant.

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              trail 6 Jun 11, 2013 08:05 AM

              I looked up Belle Isle. No alcohol. Is it byob?

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                L2k Jun 11, 2013 08:12 AM

                They've got beer and wine now in the new location.

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                  hotoynoodle Jun 11, 2013 09:28 AM

                  boston as a city does not allow byob, regardless of whether a place has a license.

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                    Fly Jun 11, 2013 09:35 AM

                    That said, the new Belle Isle is not in Boston.

                    But it's still not BYOB, because as mentioned, it has beer and wine.

                    And Winthrop might not allow BYOB either.

                  2. re: trail 6
                    josephlapusata Jun 11, 2013 01:19 PM

                    Why do you need allochol to have a good time with friends?

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                      mkfisher Jun 11, 2013 01:30 PM

                      You mean besides the fact that beer is delicious?

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                        hotoynoodle Jun 11, 2013 01:40 PM

                        especially with fried food!!

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                          phatchris Jun 23, 2013 12:11 PM


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                        LeoLioness Jun 11, 2013 01:55 PM

                        Ugh, Needing and wanting are two different things. By your logic, they don't really *need* a restaurant, either.

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                          trail 6 Jun 13, 2013 08:52 AM

                          Well; glad we're past that. Something convenient to Airport and nice for good friends, open for lunch on Labor Day?

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                      josephlapusata Jun 10, 2013 03:47 PM

                      Belle Isle would also be my choice . Have everyone order something different, put it all in the center of the table and share. I think you would enjoy that.

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                        mkfisher Jun 10, 2013 05:40 AM

                        Belle Isle could work if it's open. The new space is quite nice.

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                          treb Jun 13, 2013 09:04 AM

                          It was open last Labor Day.

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                          trail 6 Jun 9, 2013 04:48 AM

                          Rino's opens late on mondays. Keep 'em coming!

                          1. C. Hamster Jun 8, 2013 03:18 PM

                            Thinking about Labor Day makes me sad... Summer hasn't even started!


                            Southie is very convenient to the airport so add all those places to the list

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                              catsmeow Jun 8, 2013 11:36 AM

                              Rinos in East Boston has really good Italian. I'm not sure if they'll be open Labor Day. http://www.rinosplace.com/

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                                treb Jun 8, 2013 05:01 AM

                                Might want to call Rincon Limeno in Eastie, great Peruvian.

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