Favorite Lunches

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Some of my favs within walking distance of the Financial District for lunch.. or, dinner
  • 89 Charles St
    Boston, MA 02114
    Vereinigte Staaten
    5.0 Sterne

    Favorite place in the North End for lunch or dinner..  Artu is simply decorated and has loads of ambiance - the waitstaff is friendly and is glad to give suggestions.  My favorite things; Insalata Caprese, Penne Puttanesca, Calamari, & their yummy nightly specials are good too.  The service is surprisingly fast and the good is to die for - I don't even like that saying, I just can't think of any other way to express their awesomeness.

  • 106 Blackstone St
    Boston, MA 02109
    Vereinigte Staaten
    3.0 Sterne

    3 stars for the good value.  A piece of cheese pizza for $1.50!  All the drinks are $1 and any toppings to your slice are 50c each..  not too shabby!  My favorites are the mushroom or pepperoni ..  yumyumyum.  I also enjoy the veggie  (-:  It helps me feel I am making a healthy choice.  The people who work here are nice but like it if you know what you want and have your money handy.

  • 4.0 Sterne

    Pretty much the only option for Indian food anywhere near the Financial District.. which makes it a winner for me!  The people who work here are usually the same and pretty friendly - I almost always get the same thing; chicken tikka masala.. for only about $8 I can get a lot of chicken tikka masala-y goodness, rice, & either salad or "soup" which is like a spicy pea kind of stuff..  Pretty much my rainy day option or when my soul is feeling heavy, I can count on this to make me feel a little better.

  • 160 Milk St
    Boston, MA 02109
    Vereinigte Staaten
    3.0 Sterne

    Where can you watch your soccer games at lunch?  Well, hopefully here since I have typed it out already.  I came here practically every day during the World Cup and ate burgers and salads and watched my teams fight it out.  Getting lunch here is a good bet, it is pretty quiet and relaxed even though the sports are at the bar..  surprisingly, I don't mind sitting at the bar here which I usually avoid at all cost.  Hoorah for the burgers and watching soccer at Coogan's - plus they make a pretty good Shirley Temple!

  • 4.0 Sterne

    I have been working in the Financial District for about 2 years - I am a big fan of Pressed.  I get the same thing almost every time (the few times I have branches out I have been disapointed) Grilled cheese and tomato.  They use smoked gouda and beefsteak tomatoes on parmesan focaccia.  Though.. I have noticed the slice of tomato are pretty thin these days!  It is also a great alternative for breakfast, I highly recommend the breakfast cracker; egg, ham, and pepper jack on toasted lavash.  yum yum yum!  I suggest bringing your own drink as with add ons it is a little pricier - I usually grab my sandwich and walk down to the water - but their seating area is always clean and a good option for rainy/snowy days!  The guy who manages this location - who is usually there in the mornings - is a peach!

  • 4.0 Sterne

    Wicked good Italian sub and fast service even when there is a long line and only $4! ..  I admit that the guys behind the counter intimidate me though!  Luckily I have gotten used to it a little and am ready as soon as I am called!  You could even share a small with a friend - it's gigantic!!!  If you don't have a friend for lunch you can can hop over to the Aquarium and say hi to the seals outside - they'll be your friends!!

  • 4.0 Sterne

    Definitely my preference in shabu!  Every time I go here the staff is friendly and helpful and the food is awesome.  I heart hotpot and enjoy coming here to relax.  The interior is very nice and comfortable and the waitresses are super.  I am usually asked if I would like to try different noodles they make right on site which I think is awesome.  Their fish noodle is awesome!  Also close enough to the financial district that you can walk over on your lunch hour!

  • 5.0 Sterne

    Plus one star on the location - because it is only a couple blocks away from my work and it is a refreshing change from larger chains.  The teas are really great and sometimes as a special treat to myself I get the Raspberry Kiss..  (but watch out, last time they made it for me it was like strawberry milk..  eei)  But other than that, out of the many times I have been there the staff is really friendly and helpful in making suggestions.  The interior is relaxing and the looks of the place are great.  I have brought my boyfriend here, who is from Seattle and has very high coffee house standards, and he even liked it!  I highly recommend Flat Black!

  • 4.0 Sterne

    The Frozen Yogurt is awesome - it is low-fat and you can add as many mix in's as you'd like for 50c each.  You might be thinking - psht, whatever I can add candy to my own frozen yogurt..  but you're wrong, you can't do it like they do!  They have a special machine that mixes things into the soft-serve hardcore and then they top off your icecream with some more topping (like Reese's!) on top.  This place is a good stop for a pretty big Reese's softserve for only $3.50!  If you are a health nut - no worries - they've got you covered with fruit options for your mix-in!  I am sad to say I also have not eaten lunch here - when I finally do I will update.  (-:

  • 2.0 Sterne

    This Boloco is ok - but much smaller than the one on Federal St.  Seating is limited and because it is a small space that during the lunch time rush the line is sometimes out the door - a big drawback for me during snowy or rainy days.  Also, I have noticed the staff is really laid back which I usually like..  just not when they forget my order and don't really notice I am waiting for 10 mins.  (-;  Anyway, overall Boloco is still a good lunch but the wait times/small location/mostly forgetfulness bring me down to a 2.  Yikes!

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