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September 21, 2012


The Phillipian




Downtown Andover Eateries

Looking for a quick bite or a nice sit down dinner with friends? Want to keep your visiting parents hidden from your friends in Commons? Trying to change-up the same old delivery? Check out this full list of downtown Andover’s gastronomic offerings within walking distance of campus, including insider tips from returning students and information on Andover’s neweset restaurants! Bon Appetit! The Lantern Brunch (B) Mootone & Teatone Dunkin Donuts (D) Breakfast & Brunch Japanese and Chinese Donuts & Coffee Order pancakes filled Spicy tuna. Dragon with any combination of Munchkins and more roll. Crazy maki. Sushi breakfast favorites. your choice- from M&Ms galore. to berries.

Ultimate Perk (E) Coffee Try a local cup of joe and a muffin.

Sweet Mimi’s (F) Candy Store Purchase a sugary gift for a friend.

Bertucci’s (G) Italian Don’t eat too many bread rolls and save space for your entree. La Rosa’s (I) Italian Deli Grab a sandwich, fresh mozarella, pasta salad, parma ham or soup.

King’s Subs & Pizza (J) Subs & Pizza Calzones are great for sharing among friends.

Hometown Seafoods (K) Seafood A taste of Boston seafood in Andover.

Sauce (W)

Domino’s Pizza (L) Pizza Use the online pizza maker and order tracker.



Sauce Andover Craft Wing & Burger Co. is now spicing up downtown Andover’s culinary experience with its crispy naked wings and mouthwatering burgers. Sauce prides itself on classic American comfort foods with a contemporary twist. Its specialty menu includes the Fat Kid Burger, a fantastically messy brioche burger stuffed with a variety of toppings, and the Stay Gold Pony Boy, a serving of deep-fried wings doused in a sweet peanut satay sauce and honey. “When we first had the idea for [Sauce], we wanted a place that anyone can go to, whether you’re students or young executives. We wanted a place where you would want to spend good quality time eating good food with good company,” said Sauce’s manager Spiro Pappadopolous. Sauce is located on 19 Essex Street and is open between 11 a.m. and 10 p.m. This burger joint accomodates dine-in, take-out and online orders.

Peking Garden (M) Chinese Your typical Americanized Chinese take-out.

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Orange Leaf (O) Frozen Yogurt Tart yogurt, fruity pebbles and strawberries. Just one of thousands of combinations. Dylan’s Bar & Grille (P) American Come for a tavern experience and great Ahi Tuna.

Palmer’s Restaurant and Tavern (Z) Perfecto’s (Y) American Bagels & Breakfast Lobster sliders, prime Their french toast barib and ceasar salad are gels are worth the walk. a few good choices.

Boston King Cafe (X) Breakfast, lunch, coffee Delivers breakfast— perfect for sleep-ins.

Andolini’s (V) Italian Take your parents and try the mussels.

To Andover Campus Starbucks (U) Coffee & Pastries Start a Starbucks card and collect stars. Five stars gets you free refills.

Yella (Q) Mediterranean Order lots of small dishes and share with your friends.

Brasserie 28 (S) Casablanca (R) French Mexican Try their vanilla afBruegger’s Bagels (T) Wear a blue sombrero, fogato—vanilla gelato Bagels & Breakfast enjoy dessert and a song, drenched in an espresso The smoked salmon courtesy of Casablanca bagel is worth the price. drink—at this trendy on your birthday. restaurant.

Pipe Dream Cupcakes The “bakery-on-wheels” concept comes to Andover with Pipe Dream Cupcakes, a truck selling sugary cupcakes around the Merrimack Valley. Pipe Dream Cupcakes currently serves a variety of cupcake flavors, including traditional red velvet, s’mores, snickerdoodle and Nutella. “I bake all of the cupcakes each morning. I load up the truck and then I hit the roads of Andover and North Andover. All of the ingredients are fresh and there are no trans fats or shortening in my cupcakes. Selling my cupcakes out of a food truck enables me the opportunity to meet all of my customers and get to know them,” said Nadine Levin, founder of Pipe Dream Cupcakes, in an email to The Phillipian. Pipe Dream Cupcakes hit the road this past June. The truck is often located near the Town Hall on Main Street. Open Wednesday through Saturday, the truck’s location and hours can be found on Pipe Dream Cupcakes website:

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Coming Soon!

Pink Tree Sweets (A) Pink Tree Sweets is set to open October 25 and will bring sugary frosted cupcakes to Andover. This cupcake bakery will offer carefully decorated cupcakes in a myriad of flavors. The store will be located in Andover Village Square at 89 Main St.

Mad Maggie’s (C) Mad Maggie’s creamy homemade ice cream will be arriving in Andover around November or December, becoming the only gourmet ice cream shop in town. Known for its creative ice cream flavor combinations and ice-cream cakes, Mad Maggie’s will also offer five to six flavors of frozen yogurt. The store will be located just down the road from campus, in Andover Village Square at 89 Main St. Fischelli’s (H) Fischelli’s, a well-known Italian pastry shop in Lawrence, will be bringing its 97 year history to downtown Andover late September/early October. Opening at 46 Main St., the bakery will perfectly satiate cravings for homemade cannolis, cookies, and desserts. Salvatore’s (N) Salvatore’s sixth location will be opening on November 5th in downtown Andover. The restaurant, located on 34 Park Street, will serve tasty Italian dishes.

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