Monthly Archives: May 2016

Where to Dine at Marina Bay Quincy Captain Fishbones

Captain Fishbones in Marina Bay waterfront in  Quincy  offers the Boston areas finest dining. They  specialize in Seafood, Steaks, Pasta, Desserts and much, much more. You will be dazzled by the  fine food and desserts, as well as the most comfortable and exciting atmosphere offered in Marina Bay. If you are looking for a place for a nice night out with your loved one or just looking for a place for a meal with some friends…Captain Fishbones is the place! They also have function room for any occassion.  Where to Dine at Marina Bay Quincy Captain Fishbones

They have  our indoor and outdoor dining areas. If you are looking to catch the game and have a couple drinks and some great appetizers, check out our bar and outside deck bar…you’ll love both  They also have   Sunday Brunch Buffet 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Where to eat on Marina Bay Quincy

Here is the Swampie buzz of  Captain FishBones Marina Bay

Lunch at Captain Fishbones , Marina Bay, Quincy. Delicious scrod topped with lobster and shrimp tacos. The weather didn’t hurt, either.

My first time for sunday Brunch. Food was good they make waffles and omlets (only bacon & sausage patties for meat). The atmosphere was great was able to see the  game while eating and drinking my complimentary mimosa. While playing Keno. It was a good time with family. Cant wait to do it again!

Sunday brunch was solid. Mimosas built right. Booths very spacious. Service on point. Great view. Try it out. Get there early.

From the mussel appetizer to the grilled swordfish & seafood Alfredo, an amazing meal. If you make it to Quincy, this is a must stop that will exceed your expections. BTW, the bartender mixes a wicked dry Martini and make sure you ask for Rebecca as your server.

Wonderful food, welcoming atmosphere…scallops are to die for. Highly recommend the cantaloupe martini. Definitely our favorite at Marina Bay!

Great service and great burger!! We sat at the outside bar on the water and it was amazing!!

Great service this evening. Had the scallops which were delicious. Toms burger was a little cooked for medium overall food was good.

Captain Fishbones  Marina Bay Quincy

Monday thru Thursday menu is served 11:30 am – 10 pm and pizzas until 11 pm
Friday and Saturday menu is served 11:30 am-11 pm and pizzas until 12 am
Sunday menu is served 1 pm- 10 pm and pizzas until 11 pm

332 Victory Rd, Quincy, Massachusetts 02171

A Taste of Greece Food & Wine Dinner 2016 St Catherine’s Braintree MA

St. Catherine Greek festival 2016 proudly presents A Taste of Wine and Food Pairing on Thursday June 16th at 630pm.    Join us for an exclusive festival experience as we learn about the food and wine of Greece.A Taste of Greece Food & Wine Dinner 2016 St Catherine's Braintree MA

Ticket price includes five wines presented by a local wine distributor paired with traditional foods, interactive discussion, tasting notes, recipe cards, commemorative wine glass, traditional taverna setting with Greek music.

ADVANCE TICKETS ONLY
$40/person, $75/couple, $270/table of 8

The their annual Greek festival comes early this year as well.

Saint Catherine Greek Orthodox Church 119 common St Braintree MA

Where to Dine on the Scituate WaterFront Restaurant Oro

Located in the heart of Scituate harbor, Restaurant Oro offers fine dining in a relaxed atmosphere, where the highest quality ingredients from local farmers and fresh seafood  are selected and showcased.  10574477_927256597291574_1721829872371227394_n

Jill and Robin King met only miles from where ORO is located. After college they headed west where they discovered their passion for food and entertaining. Jill began as a manager at Copper Mountain while Robin worked at the cozy Café Alpine in Breckenridge.

Their love of the East coast brought them home to work in Boston. Jill at the Boston landmark Top of the Hub, Robin to Hingham’s famed Tosca under chef Kevin Long and then to work under acclaimed Chef Jamie Mammano at Mistral.

A few years later their dreams took them west again, only this time to sunny Santa Barbara. The two teamed up for the first time to run Epiphany restaurant, owned by Kevin Costner. This is where they developed a true style for cooking with local fresh ingredients. This could have been home but their families were just too far away. Jill and Robin decided it was time to head HOME. Jill at the famed South End Bistro, Aquitaine. Robin opened Stella Restaurant working under star chef, Evan Deluty. Inspired to start their own dream, they moved to the south shore to open Restaurant ORO in Scituate, MA.

Where to eat on the waterfront in Scituate 

Here is the Swampie buzz of    Restaurant Oro    in Scituate

Mom and I went out to lunch yesterday at Oro in Scituate Harbor yesterday. What a delightful meal! I had their Pad Thai, the most interesting version I’ve ever had, with their own home made delicious spicey hot sauce, Mom had the Fish Tacos, and we both had the Lemon Squares for dessert. Delightful is too light of a word. One of the chefs is a friend of mine, full disclosure. Go check them out!

Went to Oro in Scituate last night. Ate at the bar and start to finish it was an excellent meal.
Started with cocktails-both the spicy cucumber margarita and the botanical infused vesper were excellent.  Two of us shared the charcuterie tray. All the usual suspects but two things of note. One, they had thick cut bacon on the tray. Wow, perfect addition. Second the crostini were freshly toasted and warm. Very simple but so many places don’t do it and they should.
For our mains I had the lobster cake which was moist, tender and full of lobster. The other 2 each had the misto de mare which was like an unconstructed sushi dish. Delicious albiet small so not for hearty appetites.  We split a nice bottle of Rose with our meal and as it wasn’t busy we were able to linger bit and catch up. Highly recommend.

Love Oro. Consistently great and inventive food; friendly staff and great bartenders. One of the best and most consistent restaurants  on the South  Shore!

One of the best restaurants anywhere. The pork confit is out of the world as is everything else. The staff is fantastic. I recommend to anyone.  Great for an anniversary or romantic night out

My husband and I just tried Oro last night for the first time. The food was delicious, staff friendly, and the atmosphere was nice. The carbonara meal that I had was simply amazing! It was a pleasure to meet Chef Robin as well. I would highly recommend to anyone in the area.

Exceptional place! Chef Robin is a master with his recipes, cooking style, garnishes, and display. Everything is fresh, homemade and special. And as outstanding as the food is, the place is still approachable. The staff are friendly and the place is a perfect balance between relaxed, casual and fine dining. And it always has an outdoor fresh feel to it. Never stuffy. We love it.

Overall atmosphere is very cool…You can have a quiet, relaxing dinner there…Or if you are in the mood for more ‘interaction/buzz’, you can sit at their Bar and eat/drink, hang as long as you like!!:)”. It all just works together so nicely and I need to go more often tha I do;)”.

 

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Open 6 nights   a week
closed Tuesday
Restaurant ORO
162 Front Street
Scituate, MA 02066
781-378-2465
Regular Hours
Bar opens 4:00
Dining Room
Wednesday – Saturday
5:00-10:30
Sunday & Monday
5:00-9:00
Lunch
Wednesday – Saturday &
Monday afternoons 12-3
Sunday Brunch
from 11am-3pm

 

PizzaPalooza 2016 in West Bridgewater MA

West Bridgewater Youth Football will be holding the first annual  Pizza Palozza on Wednesday, June 1, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the St Ann  Parish Center. All proceeds to benefit the West Bridgewater Youth Football Association.PizzaPalooza 2016  in West Bridgewater MA

Nine local eating establishments will be going head-to-head in a PIZZA SHOWDOWN. There will be “celebrity” judges one of which will be Father Paul Ring, the new Pastor of Saint Ann’s. Tickets are $10 per person or $20 per family. Join in the fun and cast your vote for best ng pizza.

Restaurants include Fredas restaurants , Nikos Bar & Grill,  Brunos  Pizza, Bloom’s Pizza, Grand Slam Pizza & pub,  New York Pizza, Viking Pizza, Papa Ginos,  Stars Pizza and Zorbas

Saint Ann’s Church

103 N Main St, West Bridgewater, MA 02379

South of Boston Memorial Day Free Restaurant Meals & Discounts 2016

Here are local South of Boston restaurant deals and freebies for Memorial Day May 30th  Please make sure you take your military id for the discount. If we are missing any local restaurant (not chains) please let us know

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Dough Licious Pizza Berkley/Taunton Line

military active, retired and Veterans we’ll be offering 10% off your entire order with no minimum on May 30th!

Nan’s Cookie jar & Creamery Holbrook 

10% discount every day for Veterans. Awesome breakfast , yummy baked treats and really good ice cream. 783 SO. FRANKLIN ST HOLBROOK

Persey Place Middleboro Plymouth and other locations

Memorial Day..
In honor of all those that paid the ultimate price for our liberties Persy’s is offering a complimentary meal to all active, retired and veteran military on Memorial Day. You just need your papers or military ID. Share the post. We want to serve you back. Thank you.

Barrrett’s Ale House Bridgewater 

50% off for Armed Forces excludes alcohol

The Last Shot Stoughton

The Last Shot in stoughton ALWAYS offers 10% off to our veterans.

Mia Regazza  Italian  Restaurant Abington 

10% off entree and free dessert on Monday. Thanking all that have and currently serve our country. We are the home of the free because of the brave. 🇱🇷   Beautiful outdoor patioua

Ninety Nine Restaurants 

We invite veterans and active military to enjoy a free entrée* from our 9 Real Size Entrées for $9.99 Menu with the purchase of any meal on 5/30

Johnny’s Macaroni  East  Bridgewater 

Military personnel: In honor of your service, we are happy to offer all military service personnel 25% off your entire food bill this weekend. Military ID required.
We thank you for your service and sacrifice

Fitzy’s Wake & Shake Marshfield MA

Memorial Day Weekend Specials
ALL MILITARY & VETERANS RECEIVE A FREE COFFEE WITH THEIR MEAL

Pizza Pandemonium Abington’s Best Pizza Competition 2016

Abington’s first Pizza Pandemonium will be held on Saturday  June 11th  5-7pm  at the Abington Senior Center hosted  by the local charity Hug Foundation. Pizza Pandemonium Abington's  Best Pizza Competition 2016

We invite you to taste all the pizza from area pizza shops and then vote for best pizza. This family friendly event is open to everyone and is part of Abington’s Founder’s Weekend.
Adults: $10.00
Kids under 12: $5.00
Family of 4: $25.00
MUSIC BY TONY CARCHIA!!!!

Abington Senior Center
441 Summer St, Abington, Massachusetts 02351

Federal Hill Stroll Food Festival 2016 in Providence RI

Mangia Bene! The 17th Annual Federal Hill Stroll will be held on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Stroll through one of Providence’s most flavorful neighborhoods, while sampling signature cuisine or enjoying exclusive discounts at restaurants, shops and galleries.

Federal Hill Stroll Food Festival 2016 in Providence MA

For one low price of $30 plus tax, you will receive an admission button, two free beverages and a special map to guide you to participating venues.

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The evening includes music and the chance to vote for your favorite venues to help crown the King of the Hill and the Most Creative Venue. One lucky voter will win dinner for two on Federal Hill.

Tickets are limited, so don’t miss out!

Rain or Shine – No Refunds

Participating Venues
– Check back for added venues –

Andino’s
Biergarten
Bombay Club
Caffé Dolce Vita
Caserta Pizzeria
Chef Ho’s
DaVinci
Don Jose Tequilas
Dreamy Venice
Gallery Z
Garbolino, Inc.
Harry’s Bar & Burger
The Library
Massimo
Nami
Pane e Vino
Roma
Scialo Bros. Bakery
Siena
Tony’s Colonial Food
Trattoria Zooma
Vanuatu Coffee Roasters
Federal Hill, Providence
Providence, Rhode Island

Where to Dine on the Scituate WaterFront Galley Kitchen & Bar

Galley Kitchen & Bar is one of the newer restaurants in Scituate Harbor.   It  is the sister  restaurant of Swampie favorites   Irish bar Tinker’s Son in Norwell and Bia Bistro in  Cohasset  from chef-owner  Brian Houlihan  10338337_10101279880022395_3299706629758187945_n

Take a look around to find copper tables, linens, butcher block & Galley’s carved sign made right here in Scituate; wood from a wind farm in Norwell; metalwork from Wellfleet; paintings from Cape Cod.

Sustainability minded, creative, small plates; thought-provoking cocktails; interesting & perhaps sometimes curious craft drafts served up 7 days & nights a week in Scituate Harbor. Seventy brews, organic liquors & wines, & unique sakes tangle with urchin, oysters, hog, lamb, tuna, pâtés, veggies & cheeses. Global feel with a regional focus includes an aberrant variety of vegetarian, vegan & gluten-free offerings. Taste buds rule the day in this food-focused bar with local ingredients, cookeed & raw.

21 taps to pull & another 50+ brews & ciders in bottles & cans. Large formats on offer for sharing & pairing. Extensive tasting details available; breweries with Green/Sustainable practices noted.  Our mixed drinks balance Spirit, Acidity, Sugar, Bitters & Water – Proper Cocktails! Flavors are the sum of our staff’s curiosity & inventiveness. Our Juices are Fresh-Squeezed; our Blue Cheese Olives Hand-Stuffed. Organic, Gluten-Free, Highly Distilled, Local & Small-Batch Spirits on offer with an emphasis on Superior, Clean Sips derived from Premium Ingredients.

dollar oysters
Monday thru Friday
5pm to 6pm
$1 oysters

trivia night
Wednesdays
7:30pm
prizes & glory

first fridays
in-house promos the First Friday of every month; neighboring shops open late

Where to eat on the waterfront in Scituate 

Here is the Swampie buzz of   Galley Restaurant   in Scituate

This is an open air cafe. We had a nice table by the street with a nice breeze. It is also a tapas place. All the “little plates” we’re very good. Just remember they are indeed little but very tasty. You order a bunch and they just come out randomly. We liked it but I’m not sure it is for everyone.

Lunch with my son’s girlfriend @ Galley Bar & Kitchen 95 Front St Scituate. 11665591_10207032218034812_2228027861772344427_nIt has an industrial mermaid vibe with outstanding service, craft cocktails, great beer list and delicious fresh food. We started with blood orange margaritas and shared ahi tuna poke, fish tacos and a duck confit flat bread. Yes, we rolled out in a food coma. Everything was super fresh and delicious. Check out their FB page and click view menu. After lunch, you can walk along Scituate Harbor and visit the little shops. A 5 star afternoon!

Sunday Brunch at the Galley in Scituate Harbor. My Egg Benedict, yes that is correct , single, galleyegg, it’s delicious and the best Moscow Mule I have had. Highly recommend this little place. It helps that I can walk to the Harbor and back home

 

 

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Galley Scituate
Mon-Sun:
11:00 am – 1:00 am

95 Front St, Scituate, MA 02066, USA

Where to Dine on the Scituate WaterFront TKO Malley’s Sports Cafe

T.K.O. Malley’s is “Scituated” overlooking on of New England’s most scenic and historic working harbors. A few advantages to our central location… we are nestled in a “walkable” Scituate Harbor among several specialty shops and galleries. Join us for dinner and drinks then take a stroll through the beautiful harbor. Also watch the fishing fleet bring in their daily catch while you enjoy your dining experience. The working Town Pier is visible from both our indoor dining room and outdoor patio.

Where to Dine on the Scituate WaterFront  TKO Malley’s  Sports Cafe

T.K.O. Malley’s offers a full service dining room, 35 stool indoor bar and sports lounge, a seasonal outdoor bar and patio, and our newest addition transient boat dock. We take pride in ensuring you a clean, entertaining and value conscience experience. The Food and Beverages we provide are prepared to give our customers the highest quality and most satisfying experience. We offer a wide selection of food choices from Burgers, Sandwiches and homemade Pizzas to Steak, Poultry and Seafood Dishes. Take a look at our Menu and be sure to try our award winning Seafood Chowder!

Thursday Nights WICKED TEAM TRIVIA NIGHT!
Wicked Trivia is a Team Based Game that is played at Bars & Restaurants throughout the Greater Boston area. While Trivia can be found at many places, we take tremendous pride in the level of fun we provide. We also offer this as an Add-On feature to our Disc Jockey Service. All of Our Hosts are Professional Disc Jockeys
They specialize in One Thing Fun…!
We offer prizes for our Winning Teams, so brings your friends & your thinking caps!
Wednesday Nights S I N G O!
Great Fun!!
Music Bingo from 6:30-8:00! If you like Wicked Trivia on Thursday, you’ll love SINGO on Wednesday nights! Also, Sizzlin’ Dinner Specials including your favorite: Fajitas!!

Where to eat on the waterfront in Scituate 

Here is the Swampie buzz of   T.K.O. Malley’s  in Scituate

Braved the hot sun and traffic to meet a friend in Scituate by the water. we  started at TKO Malleys for drinks! Al fresco was nice, as they have a small pier for sight-seeing and umbrellas for shade. I tried a Nor’easter with Crown Royal Maple, ginger beer and fresh lime juice. A good drink. Our little one enjoyed her chicken veggie soup and a walk on the pier.

Excellent Sports Bar with a splendid harbor view totally the best of both worlds. Food was of a great variety from snacks to meals

Very fun and comfortable atmosphere, and the food was very good! Staff was very friendly, would love to go here again!

This has to be one of my favorite spots to go in Scituate. You have to eat outside for sure. The view is amazing. The lobster roll I found was the best around. Can’t wait to try something else on the menu.

Great place! Location is perfect during the summer months try to sit outside . Food is good. Service is great. Beer is cold.

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T.K.O. Malley’s Sports Cafe

Mon-Sun:
11:30 am – 1:00 am

Where to Dine on the Scituate WaterFront Barker Tavern

Barker Tavern is overlooking Scituate Harbor, and centrally located between Boston and Cape Cod, the Barker Tavern is the ideal intimate setting for a unique and memorable dining experience.,date night, special occassions.  Whether you’re for looking a quiet comfortable evening of fine food and wine or a lively meal of hearty sandwiches and cold beer or maybe you need to schedule a private room for all your friends or family, the Barker Tavern is the restaurant to call.

A fully-restored 17th-century house (part of the original dwelling) is said to be one of the oldest English houses in the U.S.), the Barker Tavern is home to the well-known Eli’s Pub,  Walking into Eli’s Pub is like walking into a traditional New England pub: bracing drinks, fresh food, a warm and friendly environment, and of course, that one person who laughs a little too loud for the crowd. Kick back and enjoy yourself – you’re at Eli’s Pub!

Where to eat on the waterfront in Scituate 

Here is the Swampie buzz of the Barker Tavern in Scituate

Date  night  at the Barker Tavern Scituate. Bloody’s, Oysters Rockefeller and Clams casino. Highly recommend

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We went last night to Barker Tavern.
It was my first time here. The hostess remembered it was our anniversary and sat us right away.
Server brought over complimentary champagne for a toast (classy touch).
The food was very good and came out in a timely manner.
I had the baked oysters that had a creamed spinach and feta over it. Very good and filling.
I also had the 8 oz steak with a bernaise sauce asparagus and garlic mashed. All very tasty, steak was juicy and asparagus perfectly cooked.
My husband had the veal porkchop and the sautéed spinach which melted in your mouth I loved it. He could not decide on sauce so server was very nice and gave him 2 to try at no charge.
The only thing I will say is there was really no ambiance and there was a speaker in the restaurant that was playing the radio but it played commercials and there was talking which I thought was very odd to have while you were eating dinner (very small thing just distracting to hear a voice talking from a speaker).
All in all very reasonably priced meal good food. Just wished there was more of an atmosphere.

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barker3We went to The Barker Tavern in Scituate for the first time yesterday. I called for a reservation but they didn’t have anything open in the dining room. I was told that the pub side was first come, first served. We got there around 5:30 and is was filling up quickly. The pub side has their own menu but last night they were only serving off the dining room menu. I had the seafood pasta with swordfish, 2 jumbo shrimp, and a lobster tail. It was in a cream sauce with sun dried tomatoes and greens; it was delicious! The picture didn’t come out so good because I dove right in and then tried to rearrange it to look pretty again; I failed. My husband ordered the chicken piccata and it came with artichokes and mushrooms (he hates mushrooms but has learned to get them on the side and give them to me!). He is really picky about his chicken and he said that this was tender and very good, not too thick. The waitresses on the pub side were attentive and look like they really enjoy working there, chatting up customers and joking. We will definitely go back to try the simpler pub menu and also try to get a seat in the dining room sometime!

Last night we went to the Barker Tavern in Scituate to celebrate our anniversary. The food, as always, was absolutely amazing. We had the raw bar and some dolmathes to start with a Caesar salad. I love that when you say you’re going to split it they bring it to you in 2 bowls. The hubs had their seafood casserole and I had my usual broiled swordfish. Amazing. Everything is seasoned perfectly and you can cut the swordfish with a fork. I love it. One thing we did comment on is how the place has changed. 17 years ago when we were planning our wedding, you got funny looks if you weren’t in a jacket or tie. Last night people were walking in in shorts and polo shirts. The service at the Barker is always excellent.

Went to Barker’s Tavern in Scituate the other night for our fourth visit in the last year. You will be hard pressed to find a better “fancy” restaurant south of Boston. The quality of our meals, the attentiveness of the staff (especially Sal), and the ambiance is unmatched. It is pricey, but the old expression rings true, ” You get what you pay for.”

The Barker Tavern – 21 Barker Road · Scituate Harbor, Massachusetts 02066