Boston restaurants offer up memorable food as varied as the city's rich history. Featuring the best local and New England ingredients and a mix of flavors from around the world, our talented chefs serve up something for every taste and budget.
With almost 3,000 Boston restaurants - many of them chef-owned - to choose from, you'll find wonderful places to dine in every neighborhood in the city.
So where should you dine, especially if you're a visitor to Boston and not familiar with all the options?
To show you all the choises, our recommendations show restaurants by location, by favorite type of cuisine, and by special categories such as historic taverns and sports bars.
You'll love the Boston Harbor views and wonderful food at these lively Seaport restaurants . . . More
5 Chinatown restaurants where you'll love the food as well as the fun ambiance . . . More
This super-fashionable neighborhood offers a vast array of excellent places to dine . . . More
With the highest percentage of chef-owned restaurants in the city, the South End offers an eclectic mix of excellent dining . . . More
Where to enjoy the freshest seafood in Boston - lobster, clams, shrimp, swordfish, and more! . . . More
Where to enjoy Thanksgiving dinners & buffets - plus a few alternatives . . . More
Indulge in Irish cuisine, Guinness, and cheer in these corners of Ireland in Boston . . . More
Almost 200 years old and serving up the freshest seafood, this historic restaurant near Faneuil Markeplace boasts one of the city's best oyster bars . . . More
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