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Vejigantes Restaurant

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Neighbourhood:
South End
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Puerto Rican
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57 W Dedham St, Boston, MA 02118-1636
+1 617-247-9249
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Easthampton, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I live in western mass and I drive 2 hours to visit this restaurant at least 4 to 5 times a year is my favorite restaurant.

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Thank Sindy M
Boston, Massachusetts
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124 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We would return. This place has great Puerto Rican standards with good, friendly service. We enjoyed the paella, which is NOT Spanish paella, but is a flavorful rice dish. For me the real treat was the mofongo, which goes great with the pique (Puerto Rican garlic and chili vinegar). Dessert and coffee were nice as well.

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Thank Gamberioni
San Angelo, Texas
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

This place is awesome! We don't get authentic Puerto Rican food where we live unless we make it ourselves. This was suggested to in and it was fantastic! If you love garlic, yes you have to LOVE garlic, there are dishes for you! This is a must try but make a reservation.

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Thank Txpr
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a good Puerto rican food in Boston, this is the place! Good price and good service, just little hard to find park.

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Thank Vitoria G
Quincy, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We were at Vegigantes for a birthday party (16 people) and everything was excellent. The portions were large and you could feel the real Latin flavors on the food and drinks. Service was exceptional and friendly and even though we were a large group, food came basically at the same time, which is not something that is easy to find.... More 

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Thank Rafael C
Salem, Massachusetts
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72 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Saw this as reviewed in the Improper Bostonian and the best Puerto Rican food -- it seriously was the best Puerto Rican food I've had. Sangria was delicious, coconut shrimp to die for. I had the Mahi mahi plate - amazing. Paella - can't describe how amazing it was (saffron, perfectly cooked rice) -- RICE AND BEANS .. omg. Will... More 

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Thank SMC0815
Lowell, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and drinks... try the passion fruit sangria and the empanadas as well.if you like seafood get the 2 person paella.

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Thank Santi1989
Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We took our adult son and fiance here to celebrate his 30th birthday. The food was good, the atmosphere festive, and the staff was very friendly. I would recommend this place for fun and casual dining experience in South End. I have eaten here many times in the past couple years and always like the paella and skirt steak.

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Thank Jessee1958
Boston, Massachusetts
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53 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We made early evening reservations on New Year's Eve and were very glad we did. We were seated immediately, had prompt and friendly service and enjoyed our meals tremendously. The noise level was moderate, enabling the four of us to enjoy a good conversation. Of particular note were the seafood paella, filetes de chillo and mofongo with chicken. Drinks were... More 

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Thank GRC_10
Dracut, Massachusetts
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Went here without a reservation which was my mistake, we waited a little while they have a very tiny bar but the bartender was nice and the drinks were good. Atmosphere was great as well. Some people were louder than necessary with man whom was performing, not restaurants fault. Overall it was great and we would come again.

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Thank Katie R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Puerto Rican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 W Dedham St, Boston, MA 02118-1636
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > South End
  • Neighbourhood: South End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-247-9249

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