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Can someone recommend a good reasonably priced restaurant actually in Chinatown? We are going to take our son for his 13th birthday in April after a Boston Cannons game. He has never been before and I have not been for years and years.

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  1. I imagine it depends on what you're looking for. If you prefer traditional regional Chinese cuisines to Chinese-American fare, I think this recent thread might be useful: http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/969233


    1. Thanks. There are alot of choices in that thread. Fortunately I have some time to figure out where we are going to go. Lots of possibilities.

      1. We have had a great meal and experience with kids your son's age at Dumpling Cafe on Washington St. - the soup dumplings are a must, along with a spicy fish filet dish if you like spicy - everything has been good there, it is reasonably priced, and the service is really pleasant.

        1. I'd go to Winsor Dim Sum Cafe, where you can get fresh hot dim sum every day till about 9:30pm. Nothing is very big, nothing is very expensive, so you can sample a huge variety of dishes.

          1. Peach Farm 4 Tyler St.

            Old school. Mostly Chinese clientele. Good food.

            1. http://www.bostonmagazine.com/2013/01...

              We really like Hong Kong Eatery (for Chinese-style dumpling noodle soup and the BBQ and roast pork, also rice plates and dry-fried chow fun), but it's kind of a hole-in-the-wall vibe (step up from hole-underground of Wai Wai). Shojo is super-cool but maybe a little expensive for what you might be looking for. The Q offers a nice variety of broths and things to order, including beers on tap.

              1. If you can't decide what sort of flavors you want (spicy, mild, fried, starches, etc), Taiwan Café is a great all-around choice with strengths in many areas. "When in doubt, head to TC" has been my personal motto for the last 4 years or so...

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                1. re: eatinjeff

                  ditto, Taiwan Cafe has yet to disappoint me since I discovered it 4 years ago

                2. I've always liked Jumbo Seafood on Hudson Street. the food is good and not expensive.