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“I'm not so sure about this one.”
Review of The Salty Pig

The Salty Pig
Ranked #95 of 3,264 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Neighborhood: Back Bay
Description: Located in Back Bay/ South End
Reviewed April 28, 2014

Beer selection is excellent. Service is beyond reproach. Smelly cheeses are good. But the pork I had was absolutely awful. They don't know porchetta from a hole in the ground. Will try something different next time.

Thank Santiago M
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Reviewed April 11, 2014

I don't eat meat so was happy to order a pizza , which lived up to the hype and expectation. A great selection of beer and friendly efficient service made this an excellent casual dining choice .

Thank EiboNewbury
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Reviewed April 6, 2014

We decided to have Sunday brunch before we head back to NYC. Knowing we would be early, our plan was to explore the nearby area before the restaurant's 11am opening.

Anyway, we parked at a nearby muni looking garage ($18 for 2 hours) ... had not choice after looping around for 15 mins and found nothing. We went by the place and found a line of 30 people long outside, so we decided to stand in line for 20 mins rather than to walk around. When we finally enter the restaurant, we realized 99% of the line was for the doughnuts/tarts and not for brunch. Given the unusual flavors (eg. bacon and mocha, and strawberry pretzel) we decided to try some (at $3 each doughnut). The doughnuts were good but I expected more of a WOW ... I personally would not repeat standing in line for 30 mins and pay $3 for each creation.

Now back to The Salty Pig. Well, it was worth my trip. The atmosphere was very relaxing for Sunday brunch. The waiters were very very friendly. We ordered Prosciutto di Parma, Smoked Beef Tongue, Epoisses cheese, Pork Belly Confit & Eggs, and Pork Bell Hash. The dishes were very yummy. Love the Pork Belly Confit & Eggs.

Looking forward to try other dishes during my next Boston visit!

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Thank g l
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Reviewed April 5, 2014

What a surprise! We didn't know what to expect when we arrived. We don't normally wait in line but decided to and it was well worth it. We waited about 15 minutes, everyone was very friendly and offered us a drink while we waited. When we sat we had a better chance to peruse the menu and my husband was quick to pick one of their amazing beers. He sampled 2 or 3 others which were all excellent. I had a sparkling red wine which was delicious but not too sweet, perfect. We ordered a platter and a pizza. The platter that we chose had a gorgeous lamb shoulder sausage and an incredible cheese that we had only ever been able to get in France. The pizza was out of this world! It had creme fraiche as the pizza sauce and some of their lovely sausage cut beautifully thin and then topped with fresh arugula and a wonderful sweet demiglace of a pale ale that had been reduced and sweetened. I am not one for fresh salad"y" type stuff on pizza but somehow the combo was really outstanding. The service was incredibly friendly and everyone seemed terribly knowledgable. What an utter delight and pleasure to have run across this restaurant. One of our top ten!

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Thank foodguru m
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Reviewed March 26, 2014

We stopped in just after we got to Boston as we thought the name and concept were cool. It was mid afternoon so we could only eat the charcuterie menu which turned out to be amazing!

Our server was so knowledgeable about the food and the beers and was so friendly. The food was just divine, we couldn't get enough! We kept asking for more bread and they kept giving it to us free of charge! A full board only cost $30 and we were full afterwards.

The jalapeño jelly and the prosciutto are a must!!

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