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“So yummy”
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Front Street Gourmet
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Reviewed July 30, 2014

They made sure my husband (gluten free) had several choices. He never can have anything good when we go out and he totally enjoyed his lunch. My lunch was amazing as well

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Thank Gezjoh
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Reviewed July 29, 2014

Great Panini and Wraps! I have tried them all!! You can't make a bad choice of anything on the menu here! Enjoy!

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Thank nattyro
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Reviewed June 7, 2014

Decided to grab a quick sandwich to go for lunch. It was a long wait, and they forgot to put cheese on the sandwich.

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Thank Ali R
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Reviewed September 5, 2013

The drive: Why sit in "bumpah" to "bumpah" traffic heading to New Hampshire to see the reds and yellow leaves and eat your meal elbow to elbow with tourists? Instead head south out of Boston-take Route 3 south to exit 14 Route 228. Follow the road through Hingham on a quntessential New England Main Street. When you get to Route 3A take a right toward Cohasset/ Scituate. This part of the ride should reward you with wall to wall classic colorful autumn splendor. At traffic circle, take the Driftway for views of marshes, sea and sky. The light here is spectacular. Drive to the main street in town, called Front Street, park in the free parking lot. Note the variety of vistas to enjoy during your picnic at the waterfront from the benches or the gazebo, alternately you can drive to a beach or the lighthouse. Walk or run to Front Street Gourmet to pick up your picnic needs.
The food: What looks like a liquor store with a small food prep area produces an astonishingly large variety of "wicked good" sandwiches, salads and the best ever lobster roll. The owner and staff are so wonderful and patient, they are helpful with menu suggestions too. There are daily specials too. But, here's the info on the lobster roll, which is a New England tradition: It's a hot dog roll with a top opening in the crust. The sides are white bread perfect for grilling in butter. This butter-grilling is required for the full experience! At Front Street Gourmet, a small contains 1/4 lb.lobster meat, a large contains 1/2 lb. The lobster meat is in big chunks; no celery, no gobs of mayo, unlike most other places. You can have them sprinkle a little chopped romaine over top for contrasting texture. The lobster must come from the working fishing boats anchored off of the parking lot, its that fresh. I've had four LR there this summer, given my choice I opt for the ride to Scituate and an al fresco lobster roll from Front Street Gourmet rather than a sit down place, and they serve LR year round! Alternates to the LR are a variety of over 3 dozen sandwiches, try the roast beef with gorgonzola and horse radish. They have sodas, beer, wine, baked goods to round out your meal. Not that hungry? Grab their spectacular buffalo chicken dip and spinach artichoke dip which can be spread on crackers to enjoy with your beverages. Buy some to bring home, the buffalo is especially addicting! Too early for your lunch or dinner? They make excellent breakfast sandwiches and coffee is great. You may want them to put together a basket of treats, wine, wineglasses, etc.to bring back with you for a hostess gift or self-treat! Get directions to the lighthouse or beach-Enjoy your picnic without the hassles of crowds of tourists.

For the public transit/bike option, take your bike on the train to Scituate-Check MBTA Commuter Rail schedule to see when permitted. There is an approximately 2 mile ride, mostly on bike path, to Front Street. The lighthouse or beach are easily bike-able from Front Street Gourmet.

An added benefit is that the leaves are beautiful to the south of town long after they're past peak in NH. Front Street has a variety of interesting shops to visit, and Front Street Gourmet is open late into the evening if you prefer to enjoy the town first and have your picnic for dinner. Too windy or cold by the harbor? Front Street Gourmet has cafe tables by the window.

Enjoy your leaf peeping and your excellent choices for your picnic from Front Street Gourmet.

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