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Blunch: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
BlunchSee Blunch Video ($)
(483 ratings)

59 E Springfield St Map It!
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 247-8100
www.eatblunch.com
  • "The Bird"
    pressed sandwich w/ sliced chicken breast, mozzarella cheese, oven roasted tomatoes, shop artichoke aioli, greens, crusty baguette; looks good
  • "The Provencal"
    pressed sandwich w/ fresh Vermont goat cheese, oven roasted tomatoes, fresh tomatoes, kalamatta olive puree, artichoke hearts, basil cashew pesto, greens, crusty baguette; looks good
4.5 out of 5
483 ratings
opened in 2007; tiny (400 sq-ft) neighborhood kitchen serving unique pressed sandwiches, fresh salads, & a changing variety of muffins, sweets & cookies; serving only breakfast & lunch; Other Recipes: Oven-Roasted Tomatoes
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Cafe Polonia: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Cafe PoloniaSee Cafe Polonia Video ($$)
(452 ratings)

611 Dorchester Ave Map It!
Boston, MA 02127
(617) 269-0110
www.cafepolonia.com
  • Knight's Cutlet
    pork loin stuffed w/ mushrooms, pepper, cheese, bacon, ham & spices
  • Meat Pierogi
    ground pork shoulder & chuck tender; served boiled or fried w/ caramelized onions & sour cream (Guy got them boiled)
4.5 out of 5
452 ratings
opened in 2002; fine authentic Polish cuisine w/ "cozy atmosphere similar to a country cottage in the mountain region of Poland" (from its website)
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Casa Razdora: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Casa RazdoraSee Casa Razdora Video ($)
(328 ratings)

115 Water St Map It!
Boston, MA 02109
(617) 338-6700
www.casarazdora.com
  • Porcini Cascioni
    stuffed piadina w/ porcini mushroom, sausage & gorgonzola; like an "Italian quesadilla"; looks good
  • Rosette
    homemade pasta sheets rolled & stuffed w/ cooked prosciutto & fontina cheese w/ cream, black pepper & nutmeg; available only on Thursdays (check website for current info); "ham & cheese sandwich meets lasagna"; looks good
4.5 out of 5
328 ratings
since 2010; serving fresh authentic Italian cuisine; open M-F during lunchtime only (closed on weekends); long lines; Other Recipes: Pasta al Pesce (Seafood)
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  • Frutti di Mare
    mussels, shrimp, calamari in tomato-based sauce & served on homemade fettuccine
  • Haddock Margarita
    pan-fried haddock, served w/ lemon-butter sauce w/ side of potatoes or pasta; Guy got potatoes
  • Rolled Eggplant Menino
    appetizer; cajun sausage mixed w/ rice rolled & deep-fried
4.5 out of 5
439 ratings
opened in 2002; voted Boston's Best Italian Food, Best Restaurant, Best Wine List, and Best Outdoor Dining by Citysearch.com for 2010 - 2011; made-to-order "authentic Italian style pizza"; Boston Mayor Tom Menino made a special visit
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  • Boston Baked Beans
    looks good
  • Corton
    French-Canadian classic dish; "like a meatloaf spread"; served on white toast w/ yellow mustard
  • Mulligatawny Soup
    curry-based soup w/chicken, rice, onions, carrots, celery & chopped Granny Smith apples; looks good
4.5 out of 5
257 ratings
in 1929-built lunchcar diner w/ toy train running above; From its website: Watch your head: Duck if you're over 5'6". Go Before You Come: We don't have place for you to go (sorry no restroom available). We only have 13 stools: Don't show up with 20 people
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  • Cabbage & Pork Pierogis
    popular; boiled and then crusted on flat-top grill; looks good
4.5 out of 5
250 ratings
est. 2009; make 103 pierogi variations (all not on menu)
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Pickle Jar Kitchen: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Pickle Jar KitchenSee Pickle Jar Kitchen Video ($$)
(348 ratings)

170 Main St Map It!
Falmouth, MA 02540
(508) 540-6760
picklejarkitchen.com
  • Open Faced BBQ Boneless Pork
    pulled pork served atop a toasted cheddar scallion scone w/ a side salad, pickled red onions, tellicherry ranch & smoked cheddar bbq sauce; looks good
  • Pickle Chips
    homemade Kirby cucumber pickles, sliced, dredged & deep fried; served w/ side of house Tellicherry ranch; "Gangster! Outrageous!"-Guy Fieri
4.5 out of 5
348 ratings
opened in 2013; owned & operated by 2 couples; "we believe that any good meal should start with wholesome, natural ingredients and be served in a warm and friendly atmosphere" (from its website); breakfast & lunch & Wed Thru Mon only; Other Recipes: Pulled Pork
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Sam LaGrassa's: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Sam LaGrassa'sSee Sam LaGrassa's Video ($$)
(1007 ratings)

44 Province St Map It!
Boston, MA 02108
(617) 357-6861
www.samlagrassas.com
  • Chipotle Pastrami Sandwich
    fan favorite; Rumanian pastrami w/ chipotle honey mustard, swiss cheese & cole slaw grilled on an italian sesame roll; looks good!
  • Clam Chowder
    clams are hand-picked & broth homemade
4.5 out of 5
1007 ratings
est.1968; specialize in sandwiches
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Angela's Cafe - Eagle Hill: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Angela's Cafe - Eagle HillSee Angela's Cafe - Eagle Hill Video ($$)
(431 ratings)

131 Lexington St Map It!
Boston, MA 02128
(617) 567-4972
angelascafeboston.com
  • Chilaquiles Verde Con Pollo
    traditional Mexican dish; fried tortillas sauteed in tomatillo sauce topped w/ sour cream, shredded chicken, queso fresco, sliced onions, avocado slices, fritos bean & eggs; looks good
4.0 out of 5
431 ratings
Mexican restaurant; everything made from scratch; awarded by multiple local publications
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  • Mac Attack Burger
    burger topped w/ homemade four-cheese macaroni & cheese, more shredded cheddar Jack cheese & bacon; looks good; #2 in Triple D's "Top 10 Burgers" (voted by viewers)
4.0 out of 5
894 ratings
est. 2009; serving 28 types of gourmet burgers
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Cutty's: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Cutty'sSee Cutty's Video ($)
(417 ratings)

284 Washington St Map It!
Brookline, MA 02445
(617) 505-1844
www.cuttyfoods.com
  • Pork Fennel Sandwich
    marinated for 48 hrs; sliced slow-roasted pork, pickled fennel, roasted garlic served on sesame seed torta roll; served on Saturdays only; looks good
  • Rabe T.J. Sandwich
    sauteed broccoli rabe mixture, fresh mozarella topped w/ T.J. (tomato jam) served on seseme torta roll & iron-pressed
  • Roast Beef 1000
    beef rubbed & marinated for 24 hrs; slow roasted & topped w/ crispy shallots, housemade 1000 island dressing, sharp cheddar cheese served on brioche bun; looks good
4.0 out of 5
417 ratings
opened in 2010; 16-seat sandwich shop that serves breakfast and lunch; husband-and-wife team used to work on America's Test Kitchen (where they met); Best of Boston 2012 - Best Sandwich Shop (Boston Magazine)
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Dana's Kitchen: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Dana's KitchenSee Dana's Kitchen Video ($$)
(52 ratings)

881 Palmer Ave Map It!
Falmouth, MA 02540
(508) 540-7900
danas-kitchen.com
  • Portuguese Kale Soup
    looks good
  • Soft-Shell Crab Sandwich
    w/ bacon, avocado, lettuce, tomato, rouille sauce on homemade challah bread; offered seasonally
4.0 out of 5
52 ratings
opened in 2005; charming country restaurant tucked in the woods owned/operated by husband & wife team
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Deep Ellum: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Deep EllumSee Deep Ellum Video ($$)
(1105 ratings)

477 Cambridge St Map It!
Allston, MA 02134
(617) 787-2337
www.deepellum-boston.com
  • Chicken 2 Ways
    smoked chicken andouille style sausage plus confit thigh, cheese grits, braised collard greens, peach relish; looks good
  • House Cured Salmon Sandwich
    bagel, caper-chive cream cheese, lettuce, tomato & home fries; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1105 ratings
opened in 2007; one kitchen, two restaurants...Mexican on one side (Lone Star Taco Bar) & gastropub on the other (Deep Ellum); "enjoy and explore the variety of tastes and flavors offered in a fun and unassuming atmosphere" (from its website)
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Greek Corner Restaurant: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Greek Corner Restaurant ($$)
(636 ratings)

2366 Massachusetts Ave Map It!
Cambridge, MA 02140
(617) 661-5655
www.greekcorner.us
  • Corner's Special Gyro
    ground beef & lamb seasoned w/ herbs & spices; served in pita bread w/ lettuce, tomatoes, onions, parsley & cucumber yogurt sauce; "gyro's one of the best I've had in my life...awesome!"-Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Pastitso
    "Greek lasagna"; baked macaroni w/ ground beef in tomato sauce & spices topped w/ Bechamel sauce
4.0 out of 5
636 ratings
opened in 1989
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Kelly's Diner: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Kelly's Diner ($)
(292 ratings)

674 Broadway St Map It!
Somerville, MA 02144
(617) 623-8102
www.kellysdiner.net
  • Corned Beef Hash
    prepared, baked & finished on grill
  • Lobster Roll
    mayo-based; not on menu and offered on occasion
  • Meat Loaf
    topped w/ Alfredo sauce & baked
4.0 out of 5
292 ratings
operated in a 1953 two-piece dining car shipped from Delaware to its current location in 1996; selected as one of Top 5 Diners in New England by Yankee Magazine; breakfast & lunch only
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Lone Star Taco Bar: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Lone Star Taco BarSee Lone Star Taco Bar Video ($$)
(519 ratings)

479 Cambridge St Map It!
Allston, MA 02134
(617) 782-8226
lonestar-boston.com
  • Beef Barbacoa Taco
    4-hr smoked brisket, pickled red onion, avocado crema, cotija on homemade tortilla; looks good
  • Chicken Ranchero Tostada
    crispy tortilla house beans topped w/ ranchero braised chicken, Napa cabbage & crema; looks good
  • Grilled Street Corn
    boiled & then grilled corn, seasoned & rolled in cotija, cilantro, chili lime aioli
4.0 out of 5
519 ratings
opened in 2012; one kitchen, two restaurants...Mexican on one side (Lone Star Taco Bar) & gastropub on the other (Deep Ellum); Other Recipes: Ranchero Sauce
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Mike's City Diner: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Mike's City DinerSee Mike's City Diner Video ($)
(596 ratings)

1714 Washington St Map It!
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 267-9393
mikescitydiner.com
4.0 out of 5
596 ratings
#5 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Thanksgiving); Other Recipes: Stuffing
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  • Cab Sandwich
    all natural chicken, avocado, bacon, melted cheddar & ranch on ciabatta
  • Tex-Mex
    homemade corn patty on pico sauce, black bean humus topped w/ eggs (Guy got sausage & bacon in lieu of eggs)
4.0 out of 5
58 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 2013; serve lunch & breakfast all day; Other Recipes: Chicken Avocado & Bacon Sandwich
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Rino's Place: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Rino's PlaceSee Rino's Place Video ($$)
(839 ratings)

258 Saratoga St Map It!
Boston, MA 02128
(617) 567-7412
www.rinosplace.com
  • Lobster Ravioli
    in lobster sauce; ricotta is shipped from Italy; pasta is homemade; "I'm beyond impressed"; looks good
  • Rino Special
    Combo of veal, chicken & shrimp in creamy mushroom marsala sauce; looks good
4.0 out of 5
839 ratings
Italy-born owner-chef who personally shops (produce at market, meats from butcher)/preps/cooks every day, 6-days per week; "you're passion for the food is amazing...the food itself is beyond amazing...for me, this has been like culinary Disneyland"-Guy Fieri
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Saus: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
SausSee Saus Video ($)
(1243 ratings)

33 Union St Map It!
Boston, MA 02108
(617) 248-8835
www.sausboston.com
  • Lemongrass Chicken Sate Pocket
    whole wheat pita or mesclun greens, soy-marinated chicken thighs + onions + Pindasaus
  • Sloppy Jacques
    sloppy Joes w/ "flair"; brioche roll, beef braised in stout and bacon, sharp cheddar + pickled red onions + Saus housemade ketchup; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1243 ratings
est. 2008; serving "inspired, made-from-scratch food with a focus on condiments" in a casual counter setting; started by three local university grads who were ousted from their company due to the 2008 recession; Other Recipes: Hot Saus
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  • Fried Chicken & Buttermilk Waffles
    top seller; served w/ hot pepper syrup; looks good
  • Tater Tots
    homemade tots & served w/ rosemary garlic aioli, parmesan; looks good
4.0 out of 5
472 ratings
since 2009; serving southern-inspired comfort food; "There's nothing more that we love better than high fives, cold beer and fried chicken" (from its website)
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Tupelo: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Tupelo [CLOSED]See Tupelo Video ($$)
(685 ratings)

1193 Cambridge St Map It!
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 868-0004
tupelo02139.com
  • Confit Pork Belly Corn Dog
    served w/ jalapeno aioli; "that's a must-try"-Guy Fieri; looks good
4.0 out of 5
685 ratings
[CLOSED]; open in 2009; "comfort food with a southern drawl" (from its website)
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Veggie Galaxy: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Veggie GalaxySee Veggie Galaxy Video ($$)
(1249 ratings)

450 Massachusetts Ave Map It!
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 497-1513
https://www.veggiegalaxy....
  • Kendall Square Burger
    sweet potato black bean burger, roasted red pepper puree, onion rings, roasted garlic mayo, baby arugula; "outside the box...delicious!"-Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Mac N Stack
    crispy fried Seitan chick'n, Tempeh bacon, lettuce & Sriracha mayo between two mac & cheese waffles; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1249 ratings
classic American diner w/ a contemporary twist (it's all vegetarian & everything can be made vegan); "it feels like the Jetsons opened up a vegetarian restaurant"-Guy Fieri
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Yankee Lobster: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Yankee Lobster ($$)
(1708 ratings)

300 Northern Ave Map It!
Boston, MA 02210
(617) 345-9799
www.yankeelobstercompany....
4.0 out of 5
1708 ratings
started in 1950; have custom aquarium in-house to hold lobster & crab until ready to cook
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Blue Eyed Crab: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Blue Eyed Crab ($$)
(461 ratings)

170 Water St Map It!
Plymouth, MA 02360
(508) 747-6776
www.blue-eyedcrab.com
  • Banana Garlic Chicken Wings
    served w/ tropical creme dipping sauce
  • Jibarito Plantain Sandwich
    crispy plantains w/ jerk chicken, habanero aioli, pickled red onions, avocado, greens & farm cheese; looks good
3.5 out of 5
461 ratings
opened in 2007; fun & casual atmosphere Caribbean-inspired bar & grill; local favorite
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