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The Area's Worst Food Towns

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The Area's Worst Food Towns

FinnFPM | Oct 22, 2012 05:05 PM

Keeping up with the Acton/Concord thread -- and having recently moved to that area -- has made me wonder about the towns in the Greater Boston Area that literally do not have any good restaurants.

The board is home to many extensive travelers of the region; what are some of your votes for the Greater Boston Area's worst towns to eat out in?

I'd like to nominate Littleton. It's a cute place, has a commuter rail station, and is highly accessible via both Route 2 and Route 495, but it's a restaurant wasteland. There are, I think, three sit-down places: Tre Amici, a yawny steak-and-shrimp Italian sort of place; Chip Shots, a sports bar and grill that seems to be named after their little golf simulation arcade games; and Yangtze River Restaurant, a run-of-the-mill American Chinese place, where the locals get General Gao's chicken with steamed broccoli (but they probably throw away the broccoli).

There's also the Littleton Sub Shop, a place that makes Pizza Hut look line fine dining. The town's saving grace is probably Spring Dell Farm, which has a nice market where they sell a bunch of their own produce, baked goods, etc.

The other towns around it -- Ayer, Groton, Westford, etc -- all have at least one place a diner would be happy to go to eat.

Let's get some other nominations; teach us about places on our maps that we should ignore 'til further notice!

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