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2179 W. 11 St. (Fairfield Rd.) Send to Phone

Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner Mon.-Sat.
Open late

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Kosta's Restaurant Review

: Kosta’s is a nice-looking place in a renovated old house in the Tremont district, a redeveloping area where many of the best new restaurants have opened. We were disappointed with this much-hyped restaurant earlier on, but we’re happy to report that things have changed for the better. Prices are still quite high, but the food is pretty exciting. A knockout appetizer (with a price to match) is lobster medallions, a Napoleon of lobster poached in butter with seared spinach and tarragon goat cheese on curried toast points with lemon grass-saffron cream. Some of the less common entrées include roasted venison tenderloin with caramelized shallots and sage bread dumplings served with portobello-zucchini ragoût with a raspberry-chocolate truffle reduction; and crab-encrusted grouper with blue cheese-rosemary au gratin potatoes and grilled asparagus with roasted red pepper mashers, braised napa cabbage and grilled corn finished with rosemary-sherry cream. Others include tilapia, rabbit, oxtail pot pie, and veggie gnocchi. At lunch you can get interesting sandwiches, soups and a few entrées, such as lamb chops, asparagus-scallop lasagna and roasted peppers stuffed with apple-chicken sausage and cheddar cheese on sweet potato-corn hash.


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