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Restaurants and Dining Guide for Where to Eat in Boston

Restaurants in Boston, Massachusetts

In Boston, the wide range of restaurants, bistros and cafes will take you on a real sensory experience. Try exquisite flavors, perceive new aromas, share with people from around the world, feel the incredible atmosphere and admire the skills of distinguished chefs. We invite you to explore the cuisine that also makes this great city famous. Don't forget to try the distinctive and delicious seafood, particularly lobster and the clam chowder, specialties of the city.

The Most Recommended

Restaurants in Boston Massachusetts


located in the Eliot Hotel in Back Bay, is a sophisticated restaurant offering French-American gourmet cuisine.

Hamersley's Bistro

in South End, offers delicate French food with an American approach.


in Back Bay, is an elegant and romantic restaurant with French influence.


in the Financial District, is also a good option to try classic French specialties with a modern twist.

Restaurants in Boston Massachusetts


located in the Boston Harbor Hotel, has a fantastic view and offers a fine menu, with wine suggestions for each dish.


located in South End, is a Bostonian favorite for its innovative menu and gourmet pizzas.

No. 9 Park

in Beacon Hill, is famous for its fine homemade pasta and other delicacies from France and Italy.


in Inman Square, specializes in Mediterranean and Middle Eastern food.

Other restaurants featuring different cuisines and styles can be found on every district of the city. Other suggestions are: B & G Oysters, Blue Ginger, Craigie On Main, Hungry Mother, Icarus, Neptune Oyster, O Ya, Oishii, Persephone, Rialto, Salts, Sorellina, Ten Tables, and Troquet, among others.

For a Good Start

Restaurants in Boston Massachusetts

Start your day with a delicious breakfast! These venues offer delicious choices to fuel up for the rest of the day.

  • Beehive kid-friendly brunch
  • Eastern Standard breakfast and brunch
  • Flour Bakery and Cafe breakfast and desserts
  • Martin's Coffee Shop breakfast
  • Mr. Crepe brunch
  • Sugar Magnolia's breakfast
  • The Bristol power breakfast
  • Toro kid-friendly brunch

Affordable and Delicious

Restaurants in Boston Massachusetts

These restaurants specialize in various delectable cuisines. Their atmosphere is laid back and their prices are affordable.

  • Douzo (Japanese)
  • Grotto (Italian)
  • Pescatore (Seafood)
  • Petit Robert Bistro (French)
  • Saray (Middle East)
  • Silvertone Bar and Grill (American comfort food)
  • Tavern on the Water (Seafood)
  • Trattoria Roscana (Italiana)

Alfresco Dining

Restaurants in Boston Massachusetts

The new trend at these restaurants is to offer unique culinary experiences in attractive outdoor spaces. In some seasons, patio heaters are used to keep comfortable temperatures in the evening. The following suggestions are grouped by location.

Restaurants in Boston Massachusetts

Boston Harbor (waterfront)

Boston Chart House, Salvatore's, Sushi-Teq, The Barking Crab and Tia's Restaurant

Boylson Street

Abe and Louie's, Uno's Bar and Grill, and Vox Populi

Fenway Park

Burton's Grill, Cask'n Flagon, Game On, Lansdowne Pub and LongHorn Steakhouse

Harvard Square

Daedalus, Harvest, Om, Redline, The Red House y Upstairs on the Square

Kenmore Square

Audubon Circle, Eastern Standard, Lower Depths and The Foundation Lounge

Newbury Street

Bar Lola, Bouchee, Cafeteria Boston, Casa Romero, Ciao Bella, Charley's, Joe's American Bar and Grill, Kashmir, La Voile, Other Side Café, Piattini, Scoozi, Sonsie, Stephanie's on Newbury and Tapeo

North End

Ristorante Fiore and Trattatoria il Panino e Giardino

South End

28 Degrees, 33 Restaurant and Lounge, B&G Oysters, Beehive, Brasserie Jo, Gaslight, Hamersley's Bistro, Masa, Orinoco, Petit Robert Bistro, Picco, Rocca, Sibling Rivalry, Stella, Stix and Tremont 647

For a Nice Coffee

Restaurants in Boston Massachusetts

There will always be a good reason to have a nice coffee. Enjoy an aromatic and delicious espresso or cappuccino in one of these cozy coffee houses in Boston:

  • 1369 Coffee House, Central Square
  • 2nd Cup Cafe, Allston
  • Athan's, Washington Square
  • Boston Common Coffee Co., North End
  • Cafe Pamplona, Harvard Square
Restaurants in Boston Massachusetts
  • Diesel Cafe, Davis Square
  • Emack and Bolio's, Roslindale
  • Espresso Royale, Fenway/Symphony
  • J.P. Licks, Jamaica Plain
  • L'Aroma Cafe, Back Bay
  • Mul's Diner, South Boston
  • Zumes Coffee House, Charlestown

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