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Hungry Mother

(Now Closed)
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant, New American Restaurant, and Bar$$$$
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  • Lin d.
    Lin daAugust 10, 2015
    Deviled eggs!
  • Eater
    EaterMay 7, 2015
    Chef Barry Maiden won the 2015 James Beard Award for Best Chef in the Northeast region. Read more
  • Brett P.
    Brett PerryApril 29, 2015
  • Brett P.
    Brett PerryApril 29, 2015
    Beautifully thought out meals. Delicious local ingredients. Bold flavors with classic roots. Highly recommend!
  • Sophie C.
    Sophie ChouApril 23, 2015
    amazing driinks, intensely flavored food, lovely service... nevver had a bad experience here!
  • M K.
    M KApril 6, 2015
    Just get everything
  • Jeremy K.
    Jeremy KrantzNovember 16, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Come for the awesome Southern food, stay for the cocktails
  • Mitchell M.
    Mitchell MarsmanNovember 15, 2014
    Good beer great southern upscale fair
  • Mahee F.
    Mahee FerliniNovember 14, 2014
    There are so many things I would have never thought to try and loved all of them.
  • Todd C.
    Todd CannataNovember 8, 2014
    Fried chicken
  • Joshua E.
    Joshua EddyOctober 28, 2014
    Scallops with country ham and pickled watermelon.
  • Ben B.
    Ben BearnotOctober 18, 2014
    Go to Kendall Sq Cinema for a flick then swing by HM afterwards. Sometimes they can seat you at the bar without a rez. Recommend checking out the cocktails in addition to the AMAZING food.
    CITY GRITAugust 16, 2014
    Give our pal Chef Barry a high five. Also the Cast Iron Chicken and the Seafood Pan Roast makes dreams come true!
  • Darrick C.
    Darrick ChanAugust 9, 2014
    Just incredible. You have to tey everything from the cornbread to the mason jar cocktails.
  • Peter M.
    Peter McCullaghAugust 7, 2014
    Everything is awesome!
  • Markeya W.
    Markeya W.June 20, 2014
    Simply decadent food and great whiskey list!
  • Sam M.
    Sam MilenkovFebruary 8, 2014
    Great service! Plan for a dinner and a move at the Kendal Sq Cinema and they get you the tickets for thr show as well!
  • Rob G.
    Rob GendronJanuary 31, 2014
    Shrimp and grits were fantastic
  • Jake S.
    Jake SmithJanuary 12, 2014
    With this large a selection of different types of whiskeys, it would be a mistake to leave without trying an old-fashioned or Manhattan. Be adventurous and trust the bartenders.
  • Philipp ..
    Philipp .December 4, 2013
    Loved the cornbread
  • Utibe E.
    Utibe E.November 17, 2013
    Second favorite restaurant in Boston, could quite easily be my first. Delicious food from appetizers to dessert. Stop on in. Usually need a reservation though.
  • Keri D.
    Keri DingNovember 14, 2013
    Mediocre for the price. Beef tongue was the best
  • Mike C.
    Mike ChauNovember 11, 2013
    Try the Cornmeal Crusted Catfish - Andouille, dirty rice, chow chow, lemon brown butter. Salty.
  • Mike C.
    Mike ChauNovember 10, 2013
    Try the Antebellum Cornbread - With sorghum butter
  • Chris F.
    Chris FergusonOctober 25, 2013
    Fantastic food, but the servers almost try a little too hard to act chill and hipster. Expensive and small portions.... But oh so good.
  • Caroline H.
    Caroline HollandOctober 4, 2013
    Pork shoulders perfectly cooked and delicious!!
  • Jeremy Y.
    Jeremy YanSeptember 30, 2013
    This place is very good! Definitely a $$$ restaurant worth the price! You are better off making a reservation.
  • Marc Y.
    Marc YunSeptember 8, 2013
    Impossible to get a table w/o reservation on Friday night, but sitting at the bar is fun!
  • Anusha
    AnushaAugust 19, 2013
    An incredible twist on southern cuisine! The fried green tomatoes with pimento cheese and shoulder bacon gnocchi are beyond delicious.
  • Marty M.
    Marty McCabeJuly 19, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Fridays in the summer: Back Door BBQ. 11:30am til the run out...and Hi-Life while you wait!
  • DigBoston
    DigBostonJuly 16, 2013
    Every Friday throughout the summer they offer Lexington-style pulled pork on house-made white bread with all the necessary sides—Miller High Life, sweet tea, etc. Read more
  • Connie L.
    Connie LuJune 3, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Best date night restaurant - get here before 6 and get cheap movie tickets! And order the Deviled Eggs...
  • Ben S.
    Ben SpallzzzMay 5, 2013
    Get anything. Totally worth it
  • KTLR
    KTLRApril 29, 2013
    Trying to decide is almost impossible. The escargot with gnocchi are divine and not your typical preparation (aka not in garlic butter). Save room for dessert.
  • Katie R.
    Katie RobinsonMarch 22, 2013
    The beef tongue and pork belly deviled eggs were amazing!!!
  • Lily B.
    Lily BFebruary 27, 2013
    Best corn bread on this side of the Mason-Dixon line. A must-try restaurant for Cajun cravers.
  • Hani H.
    Hani HongNovember 5, 2012
    Must order a cocktail. The bartender will mix a custom cocktail based on your taste preferences.
  • Michelin Travel & Lifestyle
    Michelin Travel & LifestyleSeptember 22, 2012
    Reinventing Southern dishes with local ingredients, the kitchen sends out beef tongue on toast, grits and shrimp and rabbit rillette with coriander and honey. Dinner only. - Green Guide Editor
  • Jasmine R.
    Jasmine RichardsSeptember 1, 2012
    Cocktail of the Day is usually a winner.
  • Nicholas L.
    Nicholas LamphereAugust 12, 2012
    Beef tongue. Honestly! Try it here; you won't regret it.
  • Christina A.
    Christina AlejandreJuly 30, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    The corn bread is amazing.
  • Michael
    MichaelJuly 16, 2012
    Try the Blueberry Icebox Pie
  • David H.
    David HaberFebruary 20, 2012
    Great warm vibe. Wish I would have ordered more, the rib-eye entree was a bit lacking.
  • Connor F.
    Connor FergusonFebruary 18, 2012
    The Stirred cocktail is amazing. Bourbon, madeira, Aperol, and maple syrup.
  • DigBoston
    DigBostonFebruary 1, 2012
    With first-rate food and drink minus stratospheric prices, they clearly know what they're doing here.
  • Boston Magazine
    Boston MagazineJanuary 30, 2012
    Hungry Mother brings southern charm to a high-tech hub with its comfort foods galore. Read more
  • Whitney B.
    Whitney BaxterJanuary 13, 2012
    Order the 40. Takes a few minutes (while they buy it next door). Served in a brown paper bag.
  • Eater
    EaterJanuary 12, 2012
    It's amazing that shrimp and grits can taste this good so far north. [Eater 38 Member]
  • John H.
    John HemmingerJanuary 11, 2012
    Catfish good
  • Olya X.
    Olya XaJanuary 7, 2012
    Madeira is a must here!
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