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America's most relaxed city

Called “The Paris of the West,” San Francisco is a city that wears its charms on its sleeve. With weeping views of the Bay and the Pacific coast from its famous hills, it’s also known as America’s foodie capital and one of the world’s intellectual hubs. From its true birth during the Gold Rush, the city by the Bay has been home to renegades, social movements and artists of all stripes. Don’t miss the vibrant Mission District, the famous hippie neighborhood of Haight-Ashbury, or the shopping Mecca of Union Square.

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East Coast Grill

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East Coast Grill

Seafood supreme

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On paper, East Coast Grill’s 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.

East Coast Grill
1271 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA, Boston
1-617 491 6568
5.30-10pm Mon- Thur; 5.30-10.30pm Fri, Sat; 11am-2.30pm, 5.30-10pm Sun.