Best of Boston

BEST Takeout

2008 BEST Takeout, Neighborhood, Fenway/Symphony
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La Verdad

Boston

The Mexican restaurant’s adjoining taqueria bags up memorably spicy burritos, tacos, and guacamole—everything needed for an at-home fiesta. read more»

2008 BEST Takeout, Neighborhood, Washington Square
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Super Fusion Cuisine

Brookline

Sushi by former Fugakyu chef Sam Huang translates into similar quality at a more digestible price. And with only a dozen seats here, takeout’s a given. read more»

2008 BEST Takeout, West

La Provence

Concord

Those smug Concord so-and-sos. It’s not enough they’ve got bragging rights on historic charm and sterling schools; they also get La Provence and its viands par excellence coming and going. Located opposite the commuter rail station, this longtime French bakery-café… read more»

2008 BEST Takeout, Neighborhood, North End
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Dino’s

Boston

Two-handed sandwiches, plentiful fresh pasta and salads, and a counter staff that knows how to keep the line moving at a good clip. Bravo! read more»

2008 BEST Takeout, Neighborhood, South Boston
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Lithuanian Kitchen

Boston

Those in the know head to the South Boston Lithuanian Club’s basement for hearty, authentic Eastern European fare. Alas, weekends only. read more»

2008 BEST Takeout, Neighborhood, Charlestown
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Ironside Grill

Charlestown

The Ironside serves the Chuck’s finest fries (mmm … sweet potato) and boasts carryout standouts in its Monte Cristo sandwich and burgers. read more»

2008 BEST Takeout, Neighborhood, Roslindale
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BBQ Town

Roslindale

Given its deep-south (of Boston) location, Rozzie appropriately has a first-rate ‘cue joint. Ribs, fried chicken, pulled pork, and oh, that tangy sauce. read more»

2008 BEST Takeout, Neighborhood, Allston
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S&I to Go

Allston

Notwithstanding Allston’s gobsmacking collection of world cuisines, it’s still tough to beat Thai—especially when it’s done this fast, cheap, and satisfying. read more»

2008 BEST Takeout, Neighborhood, Central Square
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Basta Pasta

Cambridge

This is saucy, full-bodied Italian (stuffed eggplant, chicken cacciatore)—and most of it for under 10 bucks. read more»

2008 BEST Takeout, Neighborhood, Davis Square
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Dave’s Fresh Pasta

Somerville

The overfilled sandwiches are ideal for scarfing, but for an easy elegant dinner, load up on to-die-for ravioli and house-made sauce. read more»