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Essentials in Boston

Deli / Bodega
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“Jewish style comfort food, great for brunch. They serve breakfast all day and have a great variety at reasonable prices. Very popular Saturday and Sunday mornings so get there early.”
34 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Welcome to the oldest Victorian District in the United States, Boston's South End. We are located 1 block from the Back Bay neighborhood and 3 blocks from the Prudential Center which is attached to Copley Mall.”
30 locals recommend
Cheese Shop
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“Amazing selection of cheeses, charcuterie, foods and sandwiches prepared on site.”
29 locals recommend
Pharmacy
“This is a pharmacy/convenience store. I wouldn't buy food here, but a good place to go if you need a special type of shampoo or extra toothpaste.”
11 locals recommend
Pharmacy
“CVS sells prescription drugs and a wide assortment of general merchandise, including over-the-counter drugs, beauty products and cosmetics, film and photo finishing services, seasonal merchandise, greeting cards, and convenience foods.”
6 locals recommend
Organic Grocery
“ Deli, groceries, baked goods, produce, deli counter, bakery, prepared foods. Enjoy your coffee or lunch in the greenhouse. Open til 10 pm.”
28 locals recommend
Pharmacy
“24-hour CVS Pharmacy for anything you may need, including medicine, toiletries, or snacks.”
7 locals recommend
Wine Shop
“For your "essential" cheese, prosciutto, and wine this is the place. Everything in this store is excellent. Fantastic cheese selection, good sandwiches, excellent wine selection and knowledgeable staff. An absolute favorite:) ”
33 locals recommend
Pharmacy
“Besides personal care products, you can get fresh milk, eggs, ice cream, ground coffee and other comestibles. ”
13 locals recommend
Deli / Bodega
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“Grocer & liquor store with a sandwich counter offering wine, cheese & kitchen essentials since 1919.”
12 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
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“Has the best corned beef sandwiches in all of Boston and Brookline. P.S. They only accept cash”
7 locals recommend
Gourmet Shop
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“Love shopping here. Make sure you get yourself a glass of 🍷 while you walk around and browse all the food and trinkets. The pizza by the slice next to the meat counter is great. ”
19 locals recommend
Gourmet Shop
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“Obviously you can get a great selection of cheese at WholeFoods, but I always loved supporting this local independent shop instead. ”
23 locals recommend
Pharmacy
“It has the important stuff you need. I recommend * Earplugs * Bottled water”
6 locals recommend
Pharmacy
8 locals recommend
Off-Licence
“Streetcar is a Best of Boston 2014 and 2016 winner in the Best Wine Shop category. Shop their unique offerings or visit for a tasting. ”
18 locals recommend