Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Gluten Free in Boston (gf travel) Ideas

I'm heading to Boston in the near future for a trip. 
Places on the list are possible options while sightseeing...I have not been to them yet, so reviews will have to wait until my return.  The list is more for my own reference while there.  If you are going, this may also help you.
I will be based just north of Harvard University, in Cambridge (Porter Square Transit Stop).  I hope to find some options near there....

 Elephant Walk Restaurant - several locations, link is to menus.
2067 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02140
Brunch - Sunday 11:30am - 2:30pm  (cost is $10-15)
Lunch - Monday-Friday 11:30am - 4:00pm (generally $10-$15)
Dinner - Monday-Friday 4:00pm - 10:00pm (entrees are $15-$25)
Dinner - Saturday and Sunday 5:00pm - 10:00pm (entrees are $15-$25)
other locations:
Boston: 900 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02215     617-247-1500
Waltham: too far east for the casual tourist. 

B.Good - several locations. including but not limited to back bay, downtown boston, and harvard. 
Burgers, with gluten free bun.

Chipotle - lots of locations. Closest to me will be One Brattle Square 02138 (@ Harvard Square)
Downtown location at 101 Summer St [Bedford and Lincoln]

PF Changs - 3 locations: 
Cambridgeside Galleria (near the museum of science) Lechmere is closest Transit
100 CambridgeSide Place, Suite C101
Cambridge, MA 02141

Downtown (southwest of Boston Common) Arlington is closest Transit
8 Park Plaza Space D-6
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 573-0821

Prudential Center  (Prudential Station is closest Transit)
800 Boylston St.
Boston, MA 02199
(617) 378-9961

Trader Joes - first 2 locations are closest but not really transit convenient....
211 Alewife Brook Pkwy
Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone Number: 617-498-3201
Trading Hours: 8:00 am - 10:00 pm No Alcohol Sold
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748 Memorial Drive
Cambridge, MA 02139
Phone Number: 617-491-8582
Trading Hours: 8:00 am - 10:00 pm Alcohol: Beer & Wine Sold M-Sat 8am-10pm, Sun 12pm-10pm
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1317 Beacon Street
Brookline, MA 02446
Phone Number: 617-278-9997
Trading Hours: 8:00 am - 10:00 pm Alcohol: Beer & Wine Sold M-Sat 8am-10pm, Sun 12pm-10pm
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Whole Foods Market - several around. check website for locations.
115 Prospect St, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139 USA   617.492.0070
 --seems most convenient. Central Square is Transit.

Also one in Charles River Plaza (Bowdoin is Transit)
181 Cambridge St, Boston, Massachusetts 02114 USA  617.723.0004

The Ginger Exchange - 1287 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02139 (617) 250-8618
(closest cross street is prospect)
GF pad thai and singapore rice noodles are some of the gf options (currently priced at $8)
interesting idea for lunch. also not too transit convenient.  dished that are spicy = very... (reviewers say)
*****free delivery with $15 order minimum
12 - 3, 5 - 11, bar closes at 12am (monday-wed)
12 - 3, 5 - 12, bar closes at 1amc(thursday - friday)
12 - 12, bar closes at 1am (saturday)
12 - 10 (sunday)
 Closed Monday - Friday from 3 - 5pm

Myers + Chang -
separate gf menu includes Indonesian fried rice at $14.
1145 Washington St (South End)
Boston MA 02118
open from 11:30am until 10pm (11pm some nights)

East Coast Grill - 1271 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02139 (617) 491-6568
said to do well with food allergies. seafood place. $20-30 for entrees.  pricey. not transit convenient.

Wagamama - 3 locations. gf options. great idea for lunch. $8-15ish
faneuil hall, harvard square, prudential center

Stone Hearth Pizza -  1782 Mass Ave. Cambridge, Massachusetts 02140   617-492-1111
Just south of Porter Square. GF Pizza. 11:30 am til 9 or 10pm.
GF Pasta is about $10. GF Pizza is $8-$20 depending on size/toppings.

Zing Pizza - 1925 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA (617) 497-4300
GF slice night on Wednesdays. in Porter Square. gf available other times?
Closed Mondays.  Open 12pm til 9 or 10pm.
Delivery available after 3:30pm within a 2 mile radius.

Nebo Restaurant - has gf menu. italian. pricey $25ish. looks good. opens at 5pm.
90 North Washington Street, Boston, MA 02114   (617) 723-6326
Boston's North End/Bullfinch Triangle 

Bertucci's Brick Oven - 799 Main Street, Cambridge, MA 02139-3509 (617) 661-8356 ‎ 
Near Lafayette Square. Italian Food. Chain store found in several states.
entrees at $15-20. separate gf menu.

Kickass Cupcakes
378 Highland Avenue Somerville, Massachusetts 02144 (Davis Square Transit)
They ask: Please call to check on today's gluten free flavor availability in the store.
Phone: 617-628-CUPS

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NOT ON THIS LIST (as of July 2011)
Outback Steakhouse - not currently in Boston
Dennys - not currently in Boston