Quick Bites Near Symphony Hall

Need a quick bite before the symphony or a play at the Huntington Theatre? Options abound, including some hound favorites in unexpected places. Here are a few recent suggestions:

Moby Dick: Despite the name, this is "delicious Persian home cooking," poho says. femmevox likes the lentil chili over rice, and BostonZest raves about the albaloo polo (basmati rice with saffron, sautéed sour cherries, and chicken).

Woody's Grill & Tap: MC Slim JB likes this spot for the wood-fired pizza and draft pitchers.

Pho Basil: y2000k thinks this is the best Southeast Asian option in the neighborhood, and MC Slim JB agrees that it has "respectable" food. Despite the name, Jolyon Helterman thinks the Thai dishes here are better than the Vietnamese ones.

Lucy Ethiopian Cafe: Boston hounds love this option for its homemade food, but galangatron warns that service might be too slow for a "quick bite." Be sure to arrive early if you have plans post-dinner.

Brasserie JO: Highland Park thinks it's a great option for casual French, and as Jenny Ondioline recently noted, the walk from the restaurant to Symphony Hall is lovely as well.

Moby Dick of Boston [Fenway]
269 Huntington Avenue, Boston
617-236-5511

Woody's Grill & Tap [Fenway]
58 Hemenway Street, Boston
617-375-9663

Pho Basil [Fenway]
177A Massachusetts Avenue, Boston
617-262-5377

Lucy Ethiopian Cafe [Fenway]
334B Massachusetts Avenue, Boston
617-536-0415

Brasserie JO [Back Bay]
120 Huntington Avenue, Boston
617-425-3240

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Quick bite near Symphony Hall