595 North Avenue
Wakefield, MA 01880
Phone: (781) 245-6100
Fax: (781) 245-2904
Bars & Cafes
Enjoy steaks prepared in the Brazilian flair at Brazilian Steakhouse. Executive chef Eustaquio Langame Jr, with his years of experience in the culinary field, uses local ingredients and attempts to recreate the authentic flavors of Brazilian cuisine. Lunch is served till 4p, following which , guests can order from the dinner menu. A wood paneled floor surrounded by walls covered in hues of yellow and ceiling lamps casting a warm glow over the place, lends to this place an elegant ambiance.
Featuring over 30 giant flat screen televisions throughout, it's no wonder this sports bar has been voted as the top sports bar three years in a row. Scoreboard Sports Bar and Grill is the spot to be for catching the latest game. Their impressive menu boasts everything from light appetizers, to steak, pizza, sandwiches, pasta, seafood and even some health conscious items. Not to be left out, a kids menu is also available. Live music and events are a regular occurrence here, with the best nights being Friday and Saturday. Be sure to check out their website for more details.
Established in 1950, Kowloon Restaurant is a highly acclaimed Asian eatery, featuring Cantonese, Szechuan, Thai, Japanese and Polynesian delicacies. It is also one of the biggest of its kind in the country. Started by the Wong family, it features many themed dining rooms such as the Volcano Bay Room, Thai Grille, Tiki Lagoon, Hong Kong Lounge and the Mandarin Room. A New England legend, it is also frequented by celebrities and has had famous personalities like Anne Hathaway and Jerry Seinfeld enjoying their fare. Regular live entertainment such as comedy acts and concerts are hosted here and diners can enjoy these shows while having their meals. With their warm hospitality and exquisite food, Kowloon is just growing stronger despite being around for more than five decades. Visit this veritable landmark when you are around.
Situated in the Bristol Square Shopping Center, Bristol Square Cafe is the sister concern of Cafe on the Common in Mansfield. With both eateries specializing in breakfast, the former showcases a leaning towards seafood. On its menu are Maryland crab cakes, potato skins stuffed with corn beef hash, among an array of savory breakfast staples. Unpretentious service and a friendly atmosphere make it a great place to grab a quick bite when driving down Route 1a.
Masa Southwest Bar and Grill - Woburn gives the New England fare a tantalizing Southwestern twist. Complement your food with a house special margarita or mojito. The owner and executive chef Philip Aviles loves surprising his guests with a seasonally refreshing menu to highlight the best ingredients that the season has to offer. Guests can enjoy wine, beer and tequila, accompanied by some tapas, that are served at the bar from Monday through Saturday. On weekends, visit this place for a delectable brunch fare. The best time to visit this place is on a Thursday night, when guests can participate in a Salsa dance.
Located in downtown Malden, Exchange Street Bistro is a bistro and lounge that serves contemporary food. The decor is distinctly European with wood work, dramatic lighting and natural colored fabrics. A comfortable restaurant and lounge perfect for a romantic dinner or a get together with friends. You can choose to have a banquet brunch, lunch or dinner or the sandwich buffet is quite good too. Rates are reasonable and will certainly not burn a hole in your pocket.
With outlets spread across the country, Legal Sea Foods is a leading restaurant chain when it comes to tantalizing seafood fare. This outlet in Burlington is nestled within the Burlington Mall. Covered in hues of blue, guests are welcomed into the restaurant by a water wall that serves as a reminder of the coast. Feast on the delectable preparations of salmon, calamari, crab cakes, lobster, shrimp, scallops and clams. Take a break from your shopping spree and gorge on some heavenly delights from the sea at Legal Sea Foods.
Nordstrom, a retail store catering to the latest trends, offers shoppers a haven to relax in its elegant dining outlet, Blue Stove. The cuisine features contemporary dishes that are inspired by food cultures from around the globe. Gorge on the delish small plates while watching the action in their open kitchen. The preparation follows a nutrition chart so that diners are aware of the goodness that they consume. They house a full stocked wine bar, where you can choose from to complement your meal.
Hearty American food meets Irish charm at this eclectic dining establishment located somewhere between Burlington and Billerica. Though location is not a strong point here, Emerald Rose has its share of followers thanks to the excellent selection of home style fare offered in a cozy and unpretentious environment. The menu is diverse and offers a great deal of choices. Start off with the appetizers featuring such delights as the Irish Egg Roll, Fried Calamari and Chicken Wings. Proceed to the entree selection with plenty of choices from classics like Bangers and Mash to the hearty Shepherd's Pie and even a choice in steaks and seafood. For lighter appetites, the sandwich and burger selection proves to be sufficient. Children get their own little choice of dishes on the menu. The atmosphere in the elongated dining room can best be described as cozy, with clean lines, dominating wooden hues and contrasting whites. A little outdoor terrace makes for an atmospheric dining experience. The charming bar is an excellent avenue to chill out with the diverse array of spirits. Regular live music and events like quiz night add a fun element to the proceedings.
If you and your pals are in the mood to celebrate, and are looking for a place that features cheap drinks and live music performances, then P.A.'s Lounge is the venue you need to check out. However, do ensure you and your amigos can pretend not to wince when you see the hipster-clad, tattoo-flaunting junkies that seem to have forgotten the place they once called home, flow into this bar. Another thing to be wary of at this place is the deceivingly stark and absolutely obnoxious juice concentrates that have managed to find their way to the otherwise good-enough drinks menu. Once you've let these get past you, a visit to P.A.'s can actually be a whole lot of fun, since its the ideal place to down a large variety of drinks, and then slide into the performance area to catch some great tracks belted out by some very talented indie, rock, pop, and folk artists. Please note: Only cash payment accepted here.
Acitrón Cocina Mexicana will give you a warm welcome into their restaurant and will ensure you have a memorable time. But the service is not all that's going to please you. Get ready to try out some really delicious Mexican with a twist. The food in the restaurant is inspired by old authentic recipes that have been altered to suit the local taste, and to be able to incorporate into the food the local ingredients. Try out the Queso Fundido Con Chorizo, the Chiles Rellenos, and the Mole Poblano. Mexican food could light a fire in your mouth, so make sure you know what you are ordering. For desserts the Chocolate Martini is an excellent choice.
For fondue lovers in Bedford and Burlington, a new haven called Melting Pot has opened up. Begin with a cheese fondue, followed by an entree of steaks, chicken ,pork and seafood, End your meal with a sweet chocolate fondue. Choose from their extensive wine collection to complement your goodie and dip. You can use their private room to host your next event; your guests can relish their meals as they cozy around the warm fireplace. It is in close proximity to the Burlington Mall, why not end your shopping spree with a delightful fondue meal!