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Taste This: Nine Tasting Menus for $75 and Under

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Tasting menus give diners the chance to have a multi-course meal at the mercy of the chef and his or her favorite seasonal ingredients, which can be very appealing. These menus are often quite pricey, but that's not always the case. Here are nine restaurants in the area with tasting menus that come in at $75 or under per person.
Katie Chudy


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1. East By Northeast

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1128 Cambridge St
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 876-0286
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Tasting menus are available in either five-course ($35) or eight-course ($45) selections, and there's a vegetarian option. Also, this popular spot has just launched a ramen program, and a bowl is automatically part of the tasting menu on Wednesdays. [Photo: Cal Bingham]

2. Oleana

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134 Hampshire St
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 661-0505
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$40 buys diners admission to the vegetable tasting menu, which includes a selection of Oleana's popular meze as well as dessert. [Photo: Cal Bingham]

3. West Bridge

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1 Kendall Square
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 899-6088
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West Bridge offers a five-course "Kitchen Tasting" for $65 per person. [Photo: Facebook]

4. Craigie on Main

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853 Main St
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 497-5511
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On Sundays only and beginning after 9 p.m., there are two cheaper tasting options available. The first, a six-course surprise menu for $57, may have meat and fish included, or it can be ordered entirely vegetarian. The second option includes a four-course menu for $45. [Photo: Cal Bingham]

5. EVOO

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350 3rd St
Cambridge, MA 02142
(617) 661-3866
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For $75, one can indulge in the seven-course chef’s whim tasting menu happening Monday through Thursday nights. (Upgrade to $115 a person to include wine pairings.) [Photo: Official Site]

6. Beacon Hill Bistro

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25 Charles St
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 723-1133
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A $60 five-course dinner is available nightly. [Photo: Official Site]

7. Asta

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47 Massachusetts Ave
Boston, MA 02115
(617) 585-9575
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Two tasting menus fall under the $75 mark at Asta: a three-course tasting menu for $45 a person and a five-course tasting menu for $70. (For those looking to splurge, an eight-course tasting menu is available for $95 per person.) [Photo: Rachel Leah Blumenthal]

8. Lineage

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242 Harvard St
Brookline, MA 02446
(617) 232-0065
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Monday through Saturday, Lineage offers a three-course tasting menu for $38; wine pairings are $14 extra. [Photo: Facebook]

9. Ten Tables

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597 Centre St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
(617) 524-8810
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For $48 a person for meat and seafood courses or $35 for only vegetarian options, a four-course tasting menu is available at both the Jamaica Plain and the Cambridge location. A vegan tasting menu is also available but requires 24 hours notice. [Photo: Foursquare]

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1. East By Northeast

1128 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02139
Tasting menus are available in either five-course ($35) or eight-course ($45) selections, and there's a vegetarian option. Also, this popular spot has just launched a ramen program, and a bowl is automatically part of the tasting menu on Wednesdays. [Photo: Cal Bingham]
1128 Cambridge St
Cambridge, MA 02139

2. Oleana

134 Hampshire St, Cambridge, MA 02139
$40 buys diners admission to the vegetable tasting menu, which includes a selection of Oleana's popular meze as well as dessert. [Photo: Cal Bingham]
134 Hampshire St
Cambridge, MA 02139

3. West Bridge

1 Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA 02139
West Bridge offers a five-course "Kitchen Tasting" for $65 per person. [Photo: Facebook]
1 Kendall Square
Cambridge, MA 02139

4. Craigie on Main

853 Main St, Cambridge, MA 02139
On Sundays only and beginning after 9 p.m., there are two cheaper tasting options available. The first, a six-course surprise menu for $57, may have meat and fish included, or it can be ordered entirely vegetarian. The second option includes a four-course menu for $45. [Photo: Cal Bingham]
853 Main St
Cambridge, MA 02139

5. EVOO

350 3rd St, Cambridge, MA 02142
For $75, one can indulge in the seven-course chef’s whim tasting menu happening Monday through Thursday nights. (Upgrade to $115 a person to include wine pairings.) [Photo: Official Site]
350 3rd St
Cambridge, MA 02142

6. Beacon Hill Bistro

25 Charles St, Boston, MA 02114
A $60 five-course dinner is available nightly. [Photo: Official Site]
25 Charles St
Boston, MA 02114

7. Asta

47 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02115
Two tasting menus fall under the $75 mark at Asta: a three-course tasting menu for $45 a person and a five-course tasting menu for $70. (For those looking to splurge, an eight-course tasting menu is available for $95 per person.) [Photo: Rachel Leah Blumenthal]
47 Massachusetts Ave
Boston, MA 02115

8. Lineage

242 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446
Monday through Saturday, Lineage offers a three-course tasting menu for $38; wine pairings are $14 extra. [Photo: Facebook]
242 Harvard St
Brookline, MA 02446

9. Ten Tables

597 Centre St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
For $48 a person for meat and seafood courses or $35 for only vegetarian options, a four-course tasting menu is available at both the Jamaica Plain and the Cambridge location. A vegan tasting menu is also available but requires 24 hours notice. [Photo: Foursquare]
597 Centre St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

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