Boston's Hidden Restaurants

Readers' Restaurant Posts, January-February, 2013

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 January and February of 2013. (Please go to the main page of this section to see posts from other months.)

Posts from February 24, 2013:

Cameron R.
Thailand Blue, Licoln Tavern, &Stephie's on Tremont.

Matt H.
Driftwood Publick House in Plymouth!!!

Suzanne R. V.

Sandra P.
Had a nice brunch at Restaurant Oro in Scituate today.

Dawn T. C.
TJ Callahan's in Tewksbury. Best food ever. It's a 5 star five bar. You get top notch food and you don't pay a fortune

Mike D.
Scarlet Oak Tavern in Hingham
Had a great skirt steak special!

Michael O.
Sorella's in JP. Awesome breakfast

@TavernRoad !


Addis Red Sea!

The Boston Brunch Club met at the @PoesTipTapRoom this morning!

Posts from February 18, 2013:

Jack M.
Wimpy's in Osterville, best seafood on the Cape!

Rich D.
Cambridge School of Culinary Arts for tapas. Group effort, we all made great dishes. Ours were mussels in white wine sauce and, roasted sweet onions with Cabrales blue cheese!

Bill F.
Heaven's Taste in Peabody - Brazilian barbecue, cheap but still very good.

Dana M.
Deep Ellum...Gorgonzola Truffle fries...SO GOOD!

Brooke C. C.
Puritan & Co.; an amazing Boston meets San Francisco endeavor! Amazing

Jeff L.
Perro Salado in Newport RI, baby...

Joanne K.
Went to Blue Dragon for lunch today. Kind of non-plus'd. I will give it another shot when they get settled.

Al S.
Ittyo in the Porter Exchange building in Cambridge. Spicy udon curry noodle soup with chicken.

Terie M.
80 Thoreau - Concord. Great.

Jason W.
Chris parson's new restaurant in Milton, Steel & Rye, was great. And in good hands with Ted Galagher (formerly of Craigie on Main) managing the bar!

Kristina B. C.
Harvest Cafe in Hudson. Sunday brunch, live music, local owner.

Glenn F.
White Mountain Cider Co in N Conway NH for dinner, best in town & also Flatbread Company in N Conway

Laura F.
Highland Kitchen for a catfish po'boy and a regal eagle

Steve W.
Eastern Standard - roasted bone marrow yum.

had some yummy pizza and Mexican food in Roslindale at Romano's Pizzeria & Taqueria.

@StoddardsPub @thepublickhouse @PoesTipTapRoom great food

stephi's on tremont, petit robert, room service @ the intercontinental, and topped it off with greasy Chinese from shing ye.

Banh Mi Ngoc in West Roxbury. Better Vietnamese sandwiches than Chinatown.

Bobby Flay's new Bobby's Burger Palace. Fun casual atmosphere, flavorful burgers, light, crispy fries.

Posts from February 10, 2013:

Drew S.
Trudged over to Citizen Pub this early afternoon for what is my goto for brunch and was rewarded by running into most of the bartenders who were in town for the (unfortunately named and canceled) Barbara Lynch Blizzard Bash. Pro-tip: bartenders know where to eat

Rich D.
Quite a damper! La Scala, in Randolph. Hard to park but, dinner was good. Mud pie for dessert.

Amanda F.
I didn't get out to any restaurants during the storm, but I had brunch at Moonstones in Chelmsford today!

Rich G.
Porter Cafe saved me!

Scott S.
Went to PF Changs in theatre district and parked right in front of the place!

Liz C.
Frescos, Upton Ma. Yum!

Steve W.
Yard House, Dedham today

Leslie T. B.
Tuscan Kitchen, Salem, NH. Awesome!!!

Melissa N.
Went to Atlantic Fish and Lolita Cocina & Tequila Bar. Both were packed and very good!

sonny's was open. Awesome eggplant!

Posts from February 3, 2013:

Doug S.
Island Creek. Was splendid.

Chris T.
Bogie's Place last night, Craigie on Main this morning.

Jenny F.
Ashmont Grill, BoMA, Parish (South End), Stella (twice) (... Oops) ....

Victor C.
Primebar in Wayland. Mai Tai, steak tips, Key lime pie. Yum.

Meg C.
Russell House Tavern. Awesome steak frites!

Carolyn J.
Biltmore / Max and Leo's

John J.
Lewis Burger at Lewis's in Norwood

Steve W.
Kaju Tofu House

Rich D.
Fat Cat, in Quincy. Ikea Restaurant, in Stoughton. Il Mondo Pizzeria, in Mission Hill.

Maureen W. K.
Alden Park in Plymouth

Johonna C.
Nubar in Cambridge--nice and cozy!

Max Brenner! Chocolate makes everything better!

Chateau in Waltham....

Zooma on Atwells In Federal Hill, Prov, food perfectly done every time, homemade pasta.

Posts from January 27, 2013:

Andrew M.
Brunch at Centre Steet Cafe! (I think we were the oldest people there)!

Kim H. T.
J & M Diner, Inc. in Framingham!

Scott S.
R.F. O'Sullivans in Somerville, best burger you will ever taste!!!

Michelle W.
Visiting from out of town, enjoyed Rangzen Tibetan food, Indian Pavilion, and Four Burgers all near Central Square!

Rich D.
Tasty Burger, in Southie. The Currach, in the Dot.

Kathleen O. S.
Brunch at Estelle's in the South End - delicious!

Sasha T.
Rabias and Cafe Vittoria in the north end and Stanhope grill and Brahmin in back bay

David S.
Changsho, Otto and Tennessee's BBQ

Steve S.
just went to Red Lentil in Watertown. Great

Erica J. F.
Haru and Gaslight

Greg G.
Dante, Tasty Burger....

Anthony T.
Biltmore Bar and Grille in Newton for brunch.

Julie S.
Ginjo on Friday then Tavolinos and Guru on Saturday. The first two were great. The latter was literally the worst meal of my entire existence! Hoping to find better Indian food

Marsha B.
Cognac Bistro in Brookline, Otto, Legal C bar.

Danille C.
Toro on Washington Street in Boston. Great atmosphere. Loved every single Tapas dish we ordered!!


@highlandkitchen #somerville

Joe's Crab Shack (wasn't impressed).

grill 58 #halifax best meal I've had

Blasi's Cafe, Adams village, Dorchester, yummy!

Stoli Bar in Brookline (yummy Russian food) and Refuge in Allston (casual coffee/breakfast place). West End Johnnies which is probably the best food of all the TD Graden area bars. Always good and not as packed as Canal St.

redbones. Take out. They lost my order, girl at desk was rude, gave us nothing for free. Won't be back for a bit.

Posts from January 20, 2013:

Gail B. D.
Abington Ale House

Samantha H.
7 nana in Billerica. YUM

Joyce G. R.
The Hot Stove, Harwich MA

Sandra B.
dumpling cafe... it was only ok

Rosanne N. I.
Friday and Saturday night Waban Kitchen

Erica J. F.
Cafe Zelda in Newport, RI. Never again!

Renee S. C.
Turners Yard, Pembroke...great!

Eddie G.
Super Fusion in JP.

Kristen W. N.
Ruths Chris on Saturday for my birthday with the family. First time and it was amazing...

Leah K.
Beacon Hill Bistro for Foundue

Lori M. V.
Crispi's in Bridgewater. Yum!!

Beckie H.
Sakura Bana on Broad Street... delicious sushi!

Kristina B. C.
Mel's Commonwealth Cafe in French toast was highlighter yellow and I ate every bite!

Rich D.
Rincon Limeno, in Eastie. Fantastic Peruvian food and drinks. Birthday cake from Spinelli Bakery was amazing.

Denise K.
La Casa De Pedro in Watertown on Friday evening for an increible meal and some hot salsa music!!! Hops N Scotch in Brookline on Saturday evening for some pub food and an incredible beer and whisk(e)y selection. Rami's in Brooklline for lunch on Sunday and Chef Chow's House in Brookline for wonderful Peking Duck on Sunday evening!!!

Marsha B.
Rue de L'Espoir in Providence for brunch today; delicious!

Lauren C.
Zaftigs Delicatessen and Penang

Shojo for lunch. My first visit there and was impressed. Can't wait to return.

Menton for Anniversary dinner then El Centro tonight!

Tree Top Thai in Waltham. Sooooooo good!

Granary Tavern for brunch today!

Brown Sugar Cafe in Allston. Always great!

British Beer Company in Walpole, El Triunfino south end take out, Jacob Wirth's Theatre District.

Got take out from Roksana's in Watertown, reviewed in this wk's @GlobeFood cheap eats. Excellent food, will go back soon.

had an excellent brunch on Sunday at Tres Gatos in JP

Posts from January 13, 2013:

Denise K.
Sofia's Italian Steakhouse in West Roxbury for dinner on Saturday night and CASA ROMERO in the Back Bay for dinner on Sunday evening.

Rich D.
Mrs Jones, in Dorchester. Awesome ribs one night, fried chicken wings the next. Dorado, in Brookline for lunch.

Delian D. W.
Burton's in Hingham!

Kevin G.
Park in Harvard Sq ... so good!

Ryan G.
Oye in Reading

Paul C.
Basta Pasta!!

Denise C.
Red Face Jacks, West Yarmouth

Mass S.
Margaritas in Framingham - shrimp quesadilla and sangria were awesome! Spanish lessons in the bathroom.

Clyde's in Walpole

went to The Abbey in Brookline- great mussels served with delicious truffle fries

went to Zebras Bistro in Medfield. Excellent new charcuterie menu!

Deep Ellum in Allston for brunch. YUM. Harry's in Brighton - but that's, like, every weekend...

Posts from January 6, 2013:

Gail B. D.
Mia Regazza in Abington, MA

Richard G.
Biagio's in Waltham

Stacy M.
Burren Somerville!!

Stacey E. F.
Elephant Walk and Legal Seafood

Nancy G. R.
Tenichi and Fugakyu

Robert M.
Made the trek to Driftwood in Plymouth for their Philly stuffed pretzel.

Tracey C. P.
Addis Red Sea

Christopher M.
Ryles brunch. Good stuff

Carly D.
Cognac Bistro in Brookline! Yummy oysters

Rich D.
Maggiano's Littly Italy, in Back Bay. Martin's Coffee Shop, in Brookline Village.

Marsha B.
Legal C Bar at Legacy Place - fantastic seafood paella.

Issac P.
Cinquecento and it was splendid!

Paula M.
Fantastic Indian vegetarian buffet in Burlington at Ritu Ki Rasoi.

Beckie H.
Taipei Gourmet - new Taiwanese place on Mass Ave in Lexington. Yum!

Joy O. S.
Charley's in Chestnut Hill

David S.
Nicks Bistro in Revere, Polcaris in Saugus

Sweet cheeks, Thinking cup, 'Wich it - all good!

Lincoln Tavern, South Boston. Uno's in Braintree.

#Paramount #Picco #LaDolceVita

Trina's Starlight Lounge, Kien Giang Restaurant, and Highland Kitchen #yum

@Bia Bistro and @CaffeTosca.

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