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Boston Restaurants

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Abe & Louie's
Go ahead: live the fantasy of the robber baron...
$$$$ Steakhouse Back Bay and the South End
 
All Star Sandwich Bar
This brightly colored place with about a dozen...
$ American Cambridge
 
Antico Forno
Many of the menu choices here come from the...

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$ Italian Government Center and the North End
 
Area Four
A bonifide hit from day one, everything at this...
$$ American: Modern American Cambridge
 
Atlantic Fish Co.
Designed to look like an ocean vessel with...
$$$ Seafood Back Bay and the South End
 
B&G Oysters
B&G Oysters' Chef Barbara Lynch (of No. 9 Park,...

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$$$ Seafood Back Bay and the South End
 
Baraka Café
Chef-owner Alia Radjeb Meddeb spent her childhood...
$ Mediterranean Cambridge
 
Barking Crab Restaurant
Decked out in cheery Christmas colors of red and...
$$$ Seafood Downtown Boston
 
Bella Luna
Tucked away in The Brewery Complex, home to...

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$$ Italian Jamaica Plain
 
Bergamot
Folks from all over flock to this inviting,...
$$$ American: Modern American Somerville
 
Blue Dragon
Old Shanghai meets stylish South Boston at...
$$ Asian: Asian Fusion Downtown Boston
 
Blue Ginger
Chef Ming Tsai's nimble maneuvers in the kitchen...

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$$$ Asian Wellesley
 
The Blue Room
Totally hip, funky, and Cambridge, the brightly...

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$$ American Cambridge
 
Bricco
A sophisticated but unpretentious enclave of...

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$$$$ Italian Government Center and the North End
 
Bronwyn
Harkening back to his German heritage, chef-owner...
$$ German Somerville
 
The Butcher Shop
Chef Barbara Lynch has remade the classic meat...
$$ American Back Bay and the South End
 
Capital Grille
A carnivore's utopia awaits within the clubby,...

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$$$$ Steakhouse Back Bay and the South End
 
Carmen
Here's the kind of undeniably friendly, downright...
$$$ Italian Government Center and the North End
 
Centre Street Café
It's impossible not to love J.P.'s hippy cool...
$ American Jamaica Plain
 
Chau Chow City
Spread across three floors, this is the largest,...
$$ Chinese Downtown Boston
 
Chez Henri
French with a Latin twist—odd bedfellows,...

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$$$ Eclectic Cambridge
 
Clio
Years ago, when Ken Oringer opened his snazzy...

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$$$$ French Back Bay and the South End
 
Craigie on Main
This soulful, white-cloth restaurant is the...

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$$$$ French Cambridge
 
Daily Catch
You've just got to love this shoebox-size...
$ Seafood Government Center and the North End
 
Dante
With one of the best patio views of the Charles...

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$$$ Mediterranean Cambridge
 
Davio's
Eating here is like sitting at the grown-up table...

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$$$$ Italian Back Bay and the South End
 
Deuxave
At the corner of two avenues (Commonwealth and...
$$$ American: Modern American Back Bay and the South End
 
Durgin-Park Market Dining Room
You should be hungry enough to cope with enormous...

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$$ American Government Center and the North End
 
East Coast Grill and Raw Bar
Owner-chef-author Chris Schlesinger built his...
$$ American Cambridge
 
Eastern Standard Kitchen and Drinks
A vivid red awning beckons patrons of this...

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$$ American The Fenway
 
El Oriental de Cuba
This light, airy haven with wooden tables and...
$ Cuban Jamaica Plain
 
Elephant Walk
Chef Longteine de Monteiro learned to manage a...

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$ Eclectic Brookline
 
Estragon
The urbane 1930s decor makes this South End...

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$$ Spanish Back Bay and the South End
 
Flour Bakery + Café
When folks in the South End need coffee, a...
$ American Back Bay and the South End
 
Franklin Café
This place has jumped to the head of the class by...
$$ American Back Bay and the South End
 
Fugakyu
The name in Japanese means "house of elegance"...

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$$ Japanese Brookline
 
Green Street
The tables are small and the service is casual,...
$$ American Cambridge
 
Grill 23 & Bar
Pinstripe suits, dark paneling, Persian rugs, and...

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$$$$ Steakhouse Back Bay and the South End
 
Hamersley's Bistro
Famous for wearing a Red Sox cap instead of a...

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$$$ French Back Bay and the South End
 
Harvest
Down a cobbled brick passageway in the heart of...

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$$$ American Cambridge
 
The Helmand
The area's first Afghan restaurant, named after...
$$ Afghan Cambridge
 
Henrietta's Table
This cheerful, country-style restaurant in The...
$$ American Cambridge
 
Hungry Mother
You'll forget you're well above the Mason-Dixon...

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$$$ American: Southern Cambridge
 
Island Creek Oyster Bar
If you're not a fan of oysters, don't let the...

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$$$ Seafood The Fenway
 
Joe's American Bar & Grill
Despite its classy Newbury Street address, Joe's...
$$ American Back Bay and the South End
 
Kirkland Tap & Trotter
Owner-chef Tony Maws has made a national splash...
$$$ American Somerville
 
L'Espalier
In 2008 L'Espalier left its longtime home in a...

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$$$$ French Back Bay and the South End
 
Lala Rokh
A rotating gallery of Persian art, ranging from...

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$$ Middle Eastern Beacon Hill and Boston Common
 
Le's
Vietnamese noodle soup called pho is the name of...
$ Vietnamese Cambridge
 
Legal Harborside
Paying homage both to the waterfront legend it...

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$$$$ Seafood Downtown Boston
 
Legal Sea Foods
What began as a tiny restaurant adjacent to a...

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$$$ Seafood Downtown Boston
 
Legal Sea Foods
What better place than the waterfront, only steps...

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$$ Seafood Downtown Boston
 
Legal Sea Foods
All the regional seafood classics, including...

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$$$ Seafood Cambridge
 
Les Zygomates
The French expression for the facial muscles that...
$$$ French Downtown Boston
 
Lineage
Downtown is saturated with decent seafood...

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$$$ Seafood Brookline
 
Lumiere
Scrumptuous food that balances indulgence with...
$$$ French: Modern French Newton
 
Mamma Maria
Don't let the clichéd name fool you: Mamma...

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$$$ Italian Government Center and the North End
 
Matt Murphy's Pub
Boston has dozens of Irish pubs, but very few are...
$$ Irish Brookline
 
Menton
Located in the forever up-and-coming Fort Point...

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$$$$ French Downtown Boston
 
Meritage
Set inside the stately Boston Harbor Hotel,...

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$$$ European Downtown Boston
 
Mistral
Polished service and upscale yet unpretentious...

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$$$$ French Back Bay and the South End
 
Mooo
Inside the swanky XV Beacon hotel, lies Mooo, a...
$$$$ Steakhouse Beacon Hill and Boston Common
 
Myers + Chang
Pink and orange dragon decals cover the...

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$ Chinese Back Bay and the South End
 
Neptune Oyster
This piccolo oyster bar, the first of its kind in...
$$$ Seafood Government Center and the North End
 
No Name Restaurant
Famous for not being famous, the No Name has been...
$ Seafood Downtown Boston
 
No. 9 Park
The stellar cuisine at Chef Barbara Lynch's first...

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$$$$ European Beacon Hill and Boston Common
 
o ya
Despite its side-street location and hidden...

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$$$$ Japanese Downtown Boston
 
Oishii Boston
Although the entrance to this superb sushi...
$$$ Japanese Back Bay and the South End
 
Oleana
With three restaurants (including Sofra in...

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$$$ Mediterranean Cambridge
 
Orinoco
It's easy to miss this red clapboard, Latin...
$ Latin American Cambridge
 
Pizzeria Regina
This North End institution owned by the Polcari...
$ Italian Government Center and the North End
 
Pomodoro
This teeny trattoria—just nine tables—is...
$$ Italian Government Center and the North End
 
Post 390
This hopping "urban tavern" tantalizes diners...

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$$$ American Back Bay and the South End
 
Posto
Don't be fooled into thinking this Davis Square...
$$ Italian Somerville
 
Prezza
Chef Anthony Caturano pays homage to his Italian...
$$$$ Italian: Modern Italian Government Center and the North End
 
The Publick House
What started as a simple neighborhood beer bar...
$ American Brookline
 
Rani
One of Brookline's more unusual restaurants...
$ Indian Brookline
 
Rendezvous
In 2005 chef Steve Johnson commandeered a defunct...

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$$ Mediterranean Cambridge
 
Rialto
The soothing sage and yolk-yellow dining room and...

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$$$$ Italian Cambridge
 
Ristorante Euno
Unassuming and friendly, Euno is the North End's...

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$$$ Italian Government Center and the North End
 
Rubin's
Founded in 1928, this award-winning, family-owned...
$$ Deli Brookline
 
Scampo
In the revamped Liberty Hotel—the former...

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$$$ Italian Beacon Hill and Boston Common
 
Silvertone
Devotees of this retro-cool basement restaurant...
$ American Downtown Boston
 
Sonsie
Café society blossoms along Newbury Street,...

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$$ American Back Bay and the South End
 
Sorellina
Everything about this upscale Italian spot is...

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$$$$ Italian Back Bay and the South End
 
Sportello
Barbara Lynch, the queen of Boston's dining scene...

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$$ Italian Downtown Boston
 
Summer Shack
Boston überchef Jasper White has given New...
$$ American Back Bay and the South End
 
Sweet Cheeks
Red Sox fans, foodies, and Fenway residents...
$$ American: Southern The Fenway
 
Sycamore
"Groan-worthy" describes the earthy, market-fresh...
$$$ American: Modern American Newton
 
Taberna de Haro
Snug and pimento-red inside, this is Boston's...

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$$ Spanish Brookline
 
Tangierino
Chef-owner Samad Naamad draws visitors into his...

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$$$ Moroccan Charlestown
 
Tanjore
The menu at this regional restaurant reaches from...
$ Indian Cambridge
 
Ten Tables
Jamaica Plain's postage stamp–size, candlelit...

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$$$ French Jamaica Plain
 
Terramia Ristorante
Nearly everything on the menu at this cozy...

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$$$ Italian Government Center and the North End
 
Toro
The opening buzz from chefs Ken Oringer and Jamie...
$$$ Spanish Back Bay and the South End
 
Tory Row
A clean, minimalist vibe defines this casual...
$ American Cambridge
 
Trade
After years of anticipation, Jody Adams of Rialto...
$$$ Mediterranean Downtown Boston
 
Troquet
Despite boasting what might well be Boston's...

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$$$$ French: French Fusion Back Bay and the South End
 
Turner Fisheries
On the first floor of the Westin hotel in Copley...

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$$$ Seafood Back Bay and the South End
 
Uni
Downstairs in the swanky Eliot Hotel, Ken...
$$$$ Japanese Back Bay and the South End
 
Union Bar and Grille
There's rarely a quiet night at Union, where the...

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$$ American Back Bay and the South End
 
Union Oyster House
Established in 1826, this is Boston's oldest...

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$$$ Seafood Government Center and the North End
 
UpStairs on the Square
In the middle of Harvard Square, this multilevel...

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$$$ European Cambridge
 
Via Matta
The city's most stylish Italian spot is...

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$$$ Italian Back Bay and the South End
 
Village Smokehouse
This stalwart Brookline Village BBQ joint has...
$ American: Southern Brookline
 
West Bridge
Prosecco on tap and serious cocktails may draw...
$$$ American: Modern American Cambridge
 
West Side Lounge
Understated is the buzzword at this relaxed but...

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$ American Cambridge
 
Zaftigs
Here's something different: a contemporary...
$ American Brookline

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