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your favorite Diners Drive-ins and Dives locations in MA?

your favorite Diners Drive-ins and Dives locations in MA?

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    1. re: Boston_Otter

      I ate at Bartley's on Monday. While I certainly can understand the debate over what's the best burger -- there are few more hotly debated topics -- I have a hard time understanding how any burger lover can not love Bartley's. My burger was friggin' amazing (as were the onion rings)!

      1. re: Blumie

        I love it too -- I mentioned it originally because it's an actual DDD location where Guy Fieri filmed an episode; they even have a Guy Fieri Burger on the menu (Muenster cheese, tomato, lettuce, red onion, russian dressing). I go for the Skip Gates myself.

    2. Guy, is that you or one of your minions? I'll give you my opinions if you promise to make me rich and famous, never mind food comatose.

      1. teoch fits the bill.

        how about srip t's? Rod Dee, S&I or Thai North?

        China King?

        i was considering sichuan gourmet, but it is not a diner or a drive-in; could it be a dive/

        1. Wait, are you talking about places Guy has already been in MA?

          Or the sort of places he might want to go?

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          1. re: Boston_Otter

            places hes been to or a diner you would recommend

          2. Can any place today match Buzzy's? (RIP)...

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            1. re: Veggo

              Enjoyed best after 11PM following a long, long cocktail hour

              1. re: FriedClamFanatic

                Early bird eh? More like 1am, shitfaced, speeding down Storrow from Allston for the worst knish (cold center) and "French fries" (whole potato, quartered then fried, center raw)....why did I go back every weekend?

                1. re: devilham

                  Because no place else was still open at that hour....
                  Actually, their roast beef sandwich was pretty good, and I liked the knishes, also.

                  1. re: Veggo

                    Their soft serve ice cream was good too!

                    1. re: Veggo

                      Not claiming to be better than you Veggo, far from it, I was a regular! But only because it was open at that time, and the line at Riley's Roast Beef in Allston was too long (loves me a Riley burger!)

                      1. re: devilham

                        Ah.but which place had the more "interesting" patrons? AS I remember from Buzzy's some of those guys looked like they had climbed over the wall.and others had burrowed under it........standing next to the Beacon Hill/HVD preppies and Brahmins. And the occasional "rental lady"

                        1. re: FriedClamFanatic

                          Buzzy's was the best people watching at 2am after a night of many beers. Circa 1981.

                        2. re: devilham

                          Hell the people who worked there were worth a cringe filled gander themselves! Place was crazy!

                          1. re: devilham

                            hey! i resemble that remark!

                            we used to buy sandwiches at Buzzys and throw them over the wall to the prisoners in the yard at the Charles Street Jail.

                            good times.

                            1. re: hyde

                              I only went there after the bars closed, so that's one thing I can say I have never seen. I don't recall many prisoners in the yard after 2a.