#TakeoutTuesday: Eat around the world – locally!

We’ve been sharing suggestions with you on where to grab-n-go your meals in Downtown Nashua. Now that we’ve done blogs grouped by proximity, we thought it might be helpful to share those names with you grouped by restaurant type.

Starting this week, we’ll be sharing categories of eateries, to help you decide where you want to eat, and enable you to find new places to support, as our locally owned businesses continue to stay open for us despite their challenges.

Why not commit to #TakeoutTuesday (or whatever day works for you and your family) every week, and expand your culinary horizons? Affordable and delicious options await you, with easy curbside pickup or delivery, and no grocery shopping and cooking for you!

This week, let’s explore the international flavors available to us in Downtown Nashua!

Ethnic eats

Asian:

Chinese and Japanese:

San Francisco Kitchen
133 Main St.
886-8833

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Bring home a taste of Asia tonight! With a full menu of Chinese classics, as well as appetizers, main dishes and a plethora of gorgeous sushi, there are flavors galore, for meat lovers and vegetarians alike. And with delivery for only $4, how can you resist?

Thai:

Giant of Siam
90 Main St.
595-2222

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Since 1987, this family-run restaurant has been a favorite for Nashuans (and for the former food editor writing this blog). Authentic Thai cuisine is presented beautifully and is full of rich flavor. The restaurant is decorated in glorious and elaborate Thai style, and you will always receive friendly, family service. Takeout and delivery available.

Vietnamese:

Pho Thai Loc
28 Railroad Square
521-8744

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This family-owned Vietnamese restaurant specializing in pho, rice and noodle dishes, and all the rich flavors of Asian cuisine. When we’re not in quarantine, the restaurant is also popular for fun gatherings of Super Smash Bros. tournament game nights.

Brazilian:

Picanha’s Brazilian Grill
6 Elm Street
459-8069

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For a tantalizing taste of Brazil, stop by and pick up something at Picanha’s! Meat lovers will find much to celebrate, but there are also incredible side dishes and desserts to explore. Butchered in-house meats for Brazilian style barbecue, burgers and sausages, are paired with tasty items with unique and bold flavors. Check out their menu HERE. For curbside pickup, please call as you arrive; if you choose to pickup inside, please wear a mask at all times.

Greek:

Main Street Gyro
215 Main Street
579-0666

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Have you seen the shawarma vertical rotisseries at Main Street Gyro? They look and smell terrific, as they await your order! More than a half-dozen types of gyro are available, as are other traditional Greek delights, like their delicious tzatziki, souvlaki, spanakopita and much more. Be sure to get the fries, and don’t forget the sweet ending of baklava! Save time and order ahead online! Menu is HERE.

Hispanic:

Casa Vieja Mexican Grill
94-96 Main St.
943-7240

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All your favorite Mexican dishes are here at Casa Vieja (you’ll see the sign says Casa Mezcal). From nachos to enchiladas, burritos, and more, you can experience the authentic flavors tonight, via pickup or delivery. Don’t miss the exceptional locally created mural by Positive Street Art inside!

Tostao’s Tapas Bar
170 Main Street
577-1111

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Stop by Tostao’s for authentic Spanish style tapas and friendly service! They were a hit with their beautiful outdoor dining area this summer, and they invite you to come by now and bring their tasty items home with you. Some of their popular dishes include stuffed peppers, carne asada, coconut shrimp and American fare as well, like chicken wings and stuffed potato skins. Also offering salads, wraps, seafood and dessert – churros, anyone? Call ahead or order online. Check out the menu HERE.

Indian:

Taj India
47 E. Pearl Street
864-8586

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Taj India’s beautiful restaurant (currently decked out for the #DazzlingDecember holidays) offers the deep and warming spices, flavors and dishes of traditional Indian cuisine. Classic favorites like samosas and pakoras, as well as tikka masala, biryani rice choices, curries, kofta, korma and paneer dishes. There are chicken, seafood, lamb and vegetarian options. And don’t forget dessert! Stop by or order ahead online; find that menu HERE.

Irish:

Casey Magee’s Irish Pub
8 Temple St.
484-7400

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Looking for quick, simple fare that’s delicious and filling? All your classic American favorites and Irish-flair dishes like boxty and Guinness beef stew can be found on the menu at Casey Magee’s. Burgers, sandwiches, flatbreads, wraps, salads and more are offered. If you’re dining in, the pub offers a huge variety of beers and cocktails, along with pool tables, 15 TVs, and a touch tunes jukebox. Football nights and other special daily events. Stop in and be treated like family!

The Peddler’s Daughter
48 Main St.
821-7535

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Great craic (Irish for entertainment) and great food! The Peddler’s Daughter offers cozy and festive Irish vibes inside, and dining with a river view outside (seasonal). Offering across-the-pond classics like cottage pie, fried fish and chips, and bangers and mash, Ped’s menu also includes great potato variations like their spicy tots, “Irish nachos” made with kettle chips, and poutine. And don’t miss their many juicy burgers! Enjoy it all with a choice from their long list of beer, wine, specialty drinks made with Irish staples, and more.

Italian:

Fratello’s
194 Main St.
889-2022

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Fratello’s is known across the state for locations that bring Italy to New Hampshire. The restaurant on the corner of Main and E. Pearl is bringing it to Nashua! Grab a wood-fired, brick oven pizza, or dozens of Italian classics. From pasta dishes made your way, to meat and seafood specials, there’s so much to mangia! Take a trip to Italy tonight!

Multicultural offerings:

Odd Fellows Brewing Co.
124 Main St.
521-8129

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In addition to a wide variety of distinctive beers, the food menu at Odd Fellows draws from around the world. Delicious starters, sandwiches, sliders and main dishes include dishes from Korea, Greece, the Mediterranean, Thailand, Ireland, and from many regions of America. They also offer Sunday brunch. Be sure to takeout a four-pack of growlers with your meal! They’re closed on Tuesdays, but every night is the right time for takeout!

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