45 "Serious Take-Out Operation" restaurants in Boston.
Petsi Pies is an excellent Black-owned pie shop in Somerville - they even have some vegan options available.
The Coast Cafe is a counter-service Southern spot in Cambridge serving a whole bunch of fried things.
Himalayan Kitchen is an excellent Nepali restaurant in Somerville’s Union Square.
Ganko Ittetsu is a ramen spot in Brookline that serves a variety of excellent bowls.
Maná Escondido is a counter-service Puerto Rican restaurant in the South End with great sandwiches.
Taquería Jalisco is a Mexican restaurant in East Boston with good tamales, tacos, and pozole.
Punjabi Dhaba is a casual Indian restaurant in Inman Square that does a whole lot of takeout.
All Star Sandwich bar is a casual sandwich shop in Inman Square with unique (and very good) sandwiches.
Pikalo is a Dominican take-out spot in East Boston with empanadas and sandwiches.
Milano’s is an Italian deli in East Boston with outstanding sandwiches.
Saigon Hut is a Vietnamese restaurant in East Boston with decent grilled meats.
Pai Kin Kao is a very casual Central Square Thai place that should absolutely be in your Cambridge Thai rotation.
Picco is a South End spot that does two very important things - beer and pizza - very well.
Ban Toi is a great casual Vietnamese restaurant in Dorchester with a few dishes that have the potential to save a bad day.