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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Peking Tom's

25 Kingston St. (High St.) Send to Phone
617-482-6282
Peking Tom's is a moody lounge first and foremost, though the old-school Asian-American eats are often enjoyable, if not memorable.

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Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly
Open late Fri.-Sat.
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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Peking Tom's Restaurant Review

: Peking Tom's is a moody lounge first and foremost---as the lipstick-red walls, murals of Shanghai beauties and funky bathrooms, as well as the tropical cocktails, attest. In its early days, it also aimed for kudos with a wink-wink neo-Polynesian menu, but the culinary irony (penned by then-consulting chef Marc Orfaly of Pigalle) was lost on the Downtown yuppies who took to the place. Now, the menu sports solid and often enjoyable, if not memorable, old-school Chinese-American, Polynesian and other Asian-style eats; well-crafted small plates like steamed barbecue beef buns, classic crab rangoon and tamarind-glazed spare ribs are preferable to somewhat bland entrées. Then again, you could just scarf down wasabi peas by the fistful---bowls line both bars---while sharing with a friend the first Scorpion Bowl you’ve probably had since college.



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