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Delicious places that have been around forever

Hi!,
Me and my family are coming to boston and are wondering what the best boston cuisine is. We don't want fine dining or sit down. We want places that have been around forever and have a speciality (i.e genos and pats in philly for cheesesteak)

Thanks!

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  1. Nothing really like that in Boston, but look for Boston Speed Dog.

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    1. re: Bob Dobalina

      Boston Speed dog now goes by the name Boston Super Dog.

      https://twitter.com/Americashotdog

      You can user this twitter address to find out where the truck is located any given day.

      I'll add James Hook & Company on the waterfront for seafood such as lobster rolls.

      http://www.jameshooklobster.com/

      Penny
      http://www.bostonzest.com/

    2. Regina's pizza in the North End.

      1. +1 on speeds and reginas - Yankee Lobster for steamers and lobster rolls, Santarpio for lamp tips and pizza, Hei La Moon and other chinatown staples that have been here forever, Cafe Sporto or Paradiso in the North End

        1. Maybe Durgin Park, or the 187 year old raw bar at the Union Oyster House.

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          1. re: Veggo

            re UOH have chowder and oysters down at the bar but don't be tempted to eat in the oldest restaurant in the us. blah.

          2. Pier 4 in the Seaport district. It's closing in Aug having sold out to developers and a group of us are going for one last hurrah!

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            1. re: catsmeow

              catsmeow, do you know the date it's planning to close?