Boston's Hidden Restaurants

Readers' Restaurant Posts, July-August, 2012

Each week we ask our readers (via social media) what restaurants they have been to recently, with some of these posts being shown here. The ones below are from July and August of 2012. (Please go to the main page of this section to see posts from other months.)



Posts from August 26, 2012:

Colleen N.
The Scotty Dog hot dog car hop, Beverly, MA :)

Rich D.
Dumpling Cafe, Boston. Best dumplings and, Szechuan steamed flounder.

Rachel S.
Taco Mex in East Boston. Great Mexican and Colombian food. You must go!

Jacquie C. K.
Arnold's in Eastham.

Beth S.
Red Pheasant Inn, Dennis Sesuit River Cafe, E. Dennis. Captain Frosty's, Dennis lol. Paparazzi, Concord, MA

Sandra P.
Chez Henri and The South End Buttery

Nicholas P. D.
Aquataine and neptunes

Jacqui R.
Redbones & Ball Square Cafe

Nancy B. W.
Boston Beer Works across from Fenway.

Band In Boston
Redd's in Rozzie - we go there every weekend! To paraphrase Barney Gumble, "if they didn't close, I'd never leave!"

Rich F.
Ten-Ichi in Natick- very good

Glenn F.
Rustic Kitchen - Hingham, 1st time, won't be last time, how did I not eat here before? def one of the better on S Shore.

Eddie R. G.
Atlantic Fish on Boylston!

Marsha B.
Isabella's in Dedham - always great!
Crazy Burger in Narragansett, RI - beautiful patio, gorgeous night, excellent dinner. Besides burgers, really interesting and diverse menu, including vegetarian and vegan.
Nisa's Thai in Canton for take out -very good.

Steve W.
Bonchon in Allston and 11 Beacon Diner in Watertown

Jen M.
Bee Hive Tavern in Sandwich - great menu and prices!

@ddemaiosmith
Allstar Pizza Bar in Cambridge, and brunch at the Biltmore in Newton.

@y2000k
Brunch @ Painted Burro, followed by froyo @ IYo cafe. Thank goodness I don't live near Davis Sq or I'll be at IYo daily!

Posts from August 19, 2012:

Dan N.
Jewel in the Crown, Newburyport.

John C.
Life Alive, Four Burgers, Tasty Burger

Janet F.
Penang, Malaysian in Chinatown before seeing Billy Elliott @ Opera House, both were great

Marty M.
New Bridge Cafe, Chelsea

Rich D.
Cafe Polonia and Blarney Stone, both in Boston

Jacquie C. K.
Stockholders in Weymouth.

Jennifer P.
Sweet Basil in Needham!

@jenjsilver
we went to bergamot in Cambridge! It was amazing - super fresh, creative food with a sweet atmosphere. Loved it!

@Wonkderful
Zocalo Arlington

@jhemming
Some good old standbys - La Mora & Citizen Public House

@Lexi18B
@ashmontgrill (quahogs were great) and @petitrobertbist south end (gotta have the birthday bourguignon)

@PrettyFuzzy
The Haven in JP - they have Crabbie's alcoholic ginger beer and an interesting Scottish menu.

@thekidd326
Tico. Lobster tacos, fried chicken tacos, pork belly bites, and an amazing filet of beef with a nice red sauce. Drinks too!

@AlexJ_May
Starlight Diner in NYC and Cosmic Diner on 52nd and 8th. Also Rosie O'Grady's on 52nd and 7th ave and Juniors for cheese cake mmmmm

@glenn_flosdorf
42 Deg North, Manomet

@y2000k
Pikaichi for ramen on Fri; then Peking duck 3-course meal at China King today! YUM!

Posts from August 12, 2012:

Karen S. K.
Ken's steakhouse Natick Massachusetts the best Delmonico steak around

Jonathan S.
Not your average joe's in the loop/methuen & villa mar caribean restaurant in haverhill

Christine S. R.
British beer company in Framingham. Great homemade chips w! Ranch dressing yum! We haven't found an entree we didn't like yet!

Brian M.
sweet cheeks and the gallows....great birthday weekend

Susan B.
Island Creek Oyster Bar and Porter Cafe

Steve W.
Ponzu on Moody St. Waltham

Marsha B.
Unbelievable birthday celebration at Sorellina!

Gaby
Orleans in Davis.

Caleb S.
Katie's Restaurant in Ogunquit. It was wonderful. I had diver scallops on a bed of pureed squash, accompanied by grilled Asparagus. My guest had grilled (I think) Halibut. Both were marvelous. The Caesar salad was a bit bland for my taste.

@MCasto
Orta in Pembroke. You should go! Great meal.

@bkguilfoy
Azorean in Gloucester, and Masala in Somerville!

@y2000k
Does the IKEA restaurant count? :) We did go for Sunday Brunch at Aquitaine South End. Their early-riser prix fixe is a pretty good deal!

@emmotta617
saturday night at carols bar and bistro in medford square great food great atmosphere Mauey Carroll has a winner here.

Posts from August 5, 2012:

Paula M.
Mexico Lindo

Kathleen G. M.
Antonio's in New Bedford

Judy G.
Ocean deck in marshfield

Jill N.
Yutaka Buffet in Revere, Blue Fuji in Medford

Melissa G.
La Verdad. We had a great meal on Saturday before the Sox game.

Stacy M.
Just finished dinner at Brick Alley Pub in Newport, RI

Joanna L. F.
The Abington Depot in Abington. It was fantastic!

Marty M.
Melissa's Stoneham

Christopher R.
Feng Shui in Chelmsford

Steve W.
Osaka's in Brookline. :D

Chris C.
Pesce Pazzo in Revere, sat on the deck with my son. He had rigatoni and I had the Rib Eye , some ice cold Sam Adams and fresh baked bread dipped in olive oil, so much Flavor !!! I need to go back real soon !!!

Joanna D. R.
Agave Mexican Bistro, Newburyport

Susan P.
Happys Bar & Kitchen - otherwise known as Comfort Food Heaven!

Dale M. C.
Roundabout Diner in Portsmouth, NH. Great food, service, and atmosphere!

Steve A.
Pizza barn

Dawn C. A.
S&P Oyster in Mystic, CT was a great way to spend Friday afternoon. It then went straight downhill with the Chateau in Burlington on Saturday and Rainforest Cafe on Sunday. I think it's time to go grocery shopping.

Matthew D.
Joe Fish in North Andover

@Heath69
wahlburgers... I have to say... I fin loved it! Had heard some bad reviews.. Some people just live to hate :)

@FoodiePilgrim
@legarage in Wiscassett, ME, Deepwater Brewing in Blue Hill ME, Three Tides in Belfast, ME nothing else of interest

@cmaUES
big bowl of guacamole and fish tacos at the new @Rosamexicano

Posts from July 29, 2012:

@netty_lang
Ann St Restaurant & Deli in Little Falls, NY! Yummy breakfast this morning

@kenjimallon
District 7 in Malden and Genki Ya in Fresh Pond

@kristine_ann
Posto in Davis Square.

@PrettyFuzzy
Took some tourists to Durgin Park. Hadn't been there in years. Food mediocre, service dreadful... even for a tourist trap.

Posts from July 22, 2012:

Paul C.
Ohana in Gloucester

Dawn C. A.
Bukowski's in Inman Square. Sliders, buffalo wings, onion rings, and beer. Awesome.

@stephanboston
i went to finas tavern kingston over weekend it was ok id recommend it the owners were former halfwy cafe employees

Posts from July 15, 2012:

Dennis B.
Lester's BBQ

Chris T.
Tung Long Garden in Quincy for the Duck with fried taro paste.

Tracey C. P.
Siam 1st, Weymouth

Dawn A. A.
Coriander Indian Bistro in Sharon

Diane M.
Bar Louie & quitos in Bristol ri

Christina B.
El Sarape in Weymouth

Doreen I. V.
Spain in Narragansett. Beautiful, delicious and cheap!

Diane H. S.
Haddad's and the Yard House

Donna M.
La Cantina Mexicana in Somerville

Steve W.
Jo Jo Taipei in Allston, XLB, 3 cup chicken

Marsha B.
PB Boulangerie in Wellfleet -amazing! Edwidge at Night in PTown - very good. Friendly Fisherman in Eastham - great lobster roll & fried clams outdoors.

Rick F.
Front Porch in Ogunquit-good food and fun place

@Glen_Schwartz
@doradoboston and La Summa (North End)

@BostonZest
We enjoyed Bistro du Midi and Pho Basil food this weekend.

@StephYeomelakis
Tulip in Stoneham! It's a new Habachi/ Asian place thats definitely worth going too! So fresh and fun! http://pic.twitter.com/ZKFJBybJ

@Karla111976
Cognac Bistro in Brookline. Best mussels I've ever had. Service almost as good.

@PrettyFuzzy
Celebrated National Ice Cream Day with mud pie from Sunset Grill; Bar Lola - I especially like the fried artichokes and raviolis.

@scotttam
Island Creek Oyster Bar. Such fantastic seafood!

@y2000k
Finally Gene's flatbread cafe in Chelmsford! Luv the biang biang noodles & w/e-only cold noodles. f/b Kimball ice cream!

Posts from July 8, 2012:

Diane L. S.
Deluxe station diner in Newton for the southern fried chicken blue plate . Half a chicken fried to order with mashed potatoes and choice of vegetable . So good but it takes at least 20 mins

Tracey C. P.
Barking crab- Boston... Had naked lobster roll... Yum!!! & brothers roast beef in Weymouth... Delish!!! :)

George D.
Fuloon in Malden for the amazing "Mandarin Honey Tender Pork", and Popeye's in Everett last night for the best fried chicken on the planet. Sorry everywhere else.

Beth S.
Melting Pot. Colonial Inn (a bit disappointing - new menu is boring)

Jen S.
Singh's Cafe in Wellesley Hills. Love that place, and it gets great ratings. Yet it's always quiet in the evening when I have been. Mobbed at lunch and fair bit of takeout business, so hoping that's enough to keep them going!

Mike D.
Cafe Eleganza in Pembroke, read some negative reviews and didn't know what to expect. Ended up with the best veal parm that I've had in several years. Wait staff was great. We will go back!

Scott W.
Greenland Cafe in Salem. Great burger and their chicken tenders were FRESH. Decent beer selection and knowledgeable bartender made for a great lunch.

@y2000k
Black Lobster in Salem. Decent fried seafood.

@Sisabella
tabanera de haro in Brookline. #delicious

@Farmstrong27
The Malted Barley in Westerly. Great selection of beers and delicious pretzel rolls.

@BostonCentral
Shiro Sushi in Berlin, and Savory Indian Cuisine in Maynard

Posts from July 1, 2012:

Amanda F.
Boston Beer Garden in Southie, Sullivan's at Castle Island

Nora L.
Abigails for brunch- awesome menu and bloody Marys!!!

Michelle A. T.
The Lobster Stop in Quincy

Jacquie C. K.
Grumpy Whites and Cape Cod Cafe

Leslie D.
Dorado Tacos and Cemitas, Regal Beagle

Tim L.
Ironsides Grille in Charlestown. Always a great spot but they have an updated menu with a lot of great additions.

Scott W.
Went to The Restaurant in Woburn for breakfast, Cambridge Antique Market for shopping, and Richie's Slush in Everett for slush. Lady went to Poe's Tip Tap Room last night for dinner and drinks.

Tina V. S.
Green Dragon great Burger. Seaside---raw bar

Jen M.
Morrell's in Dennisport

Louis G.
Two excellent restaurants: Mooncussers Tavern in Harwich (the tagliatelle with native Cape shellfish or the Scallops), and the Oyster Company in Dennisport (the Cioppino or the paella). I highly recommend both.

Joyce S.
PastAmore in Amherst, NH

Lisa S. D.
Salt House in Cohasset -- some of the best water views around -- and pretty good fish tacos too!

@Lizowiz
@KStBeachHouse #simplythebest

@staceyshipman
Bridgeman's in Hull

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