Boston Restaurant Recommendations

(as of March 2005)

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Hyatt Harborside Recommended Dining Options

KingFish Hall, Faneuil Hall 617.523.8862
Union Oyster House, Faneuil Hall 617.227.2750

Joe's American Bar & Grille, Faneuil Hall/North End 617.367.8700
Bonfire, Back Bay 617.262.3473
Smith & Wollensky, South End 617.423.1112

Maggiano's Little Italy, South End/Theatre Dist. 617.542.3546
Assaggio, North End 617.227.7380
Bricco, North End617.248.6800
Dolce Vita, North End617.720.0422

PF Chang's China Bistro, Park Plaza 617.573.0821
Thai Village, South End 617.536.6548

Aquitane, South End 617.424.8577
Rustic Kitchen, Faneuil Hall 617.523.6334

Recommendation from Bert Bos:

Ristorante Saraceno
286 Hanover St 617 227 5888

"Italian, obviously. Cosy (especially downstairs), friendly, and good quality. I paid around 19 euro for a soup and a main course about a year ago, that is about 23 dollar."

Legal Seafood restaurant
Airport Terminal C (United Airlines)
(617) 568-2811

"Reportedly not the best Legal in town, but quite qood nevertheless. Conveniently close to the Hyatt Harborside hotel and once inside, you forget that you are at an airport. Good food, with attention to the way it is presented. Main courses from around $14, which puts it two classes above the Hyatt's own restaurant: one for better food and another for lower price."

"Note that there is also a Legal Seafood snackbar, at the other end of the terminal. You'll want the restaurant instead."

Info on the Web

Recommendations from Alan Kotok:

Ida's Restaurant
3 Mechanic St., Boston. 617-523-0015

Price: Moderate. Open only Thurs-Sat. (no web site)

"This is a very small family-run Italian restaurant in the North End, which is the Italian district. Mechanic St. is an alley off of Hanover Street, the main street running through the North End. Mechanic St. overlooks the Boston exit of the Sumner Tunnel. Reservations recommended. If you call or go there, tell them that you are friends of "Al from MIT".

By public transportation, take the Blue Line from the Airport to Government Center, and then the Green Line north to Haymarket. If you exit the station by the escalator, make a 180 degree turn to the right at the top of the escalator. On your left will be the Big Dig. Bear left and cross the Big Dig to Cross St. Turn right and then left onto Hanover. Mechanic St. is the first alley on your right. Map (slightly obsolete due to Big Dig construction):

Caffe Paradiso, 255 Hanover St., Boston, 02113 Phone 617-742-1768

"...not a restaurant, but an excellent place for coffee and dessert: They have a large selection of homemade gelato and pastries, plus the usual espresso drinks and alcoholic drinks "

Recommendation from Carine:

Kashmir (indian restaurant)
Newbury St., Boston.
Price: cheap, plenty to eat. See http://www.kashmirindianrestaurant.com/.