On paper, the concept must have looked pretty fuzzy: how could the then-unknown Chris Schlesinger possibly pull off a tropically tinged seafood shack/barbecue pit complete with raw bar and tiki lounge? But the disparate elements proved wildly harmonic; 20-plus years on, the chow's still as spicy as the attitude, and the crowd's full of jumping beans.
|Venue name:||East Coast Grill (CLOSED)|
1271 Cambridge Street
|Cross street:||at Prospect Street|
|Opening hours:||5.30-10pm Mon-Thur; 5.30-10.30pm Fri, Sat; 11am-2.30pm, 5.30-10pm Sun.|
|Transport:||Red line to Central Square, then 15 min walk or bus 83, 91|
|Price:||Main courses $15-$26.|