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Restaurants in Boston

Whether it’s a classic culinary temple or a local haunt, these Boston restaurants are destinations in and of themselves. Read on to discover Travel + Leisure’s picks for the best Boston restaurants and dining experiences. Browse our travel guides for insider information on food trucks, bakeries, cafés, coffeehouses, farm-to-table restaurants, diners, trattorias, bistros, pizzerias, ice cream parlors, tapas bars, noodle houses, sushi counters, fine dining establishments, and more.

Our global network of editors and writers selects the best restaurants in Boston to help travelers soak up the local scene and find authentic dishes. Whether highlighting an insider hot spot, a celebrity chef’s newest restaurant, a hip coffeehouse, or the best place for cheap eats, Travel + Leisure takes you there, serving up the best Boston restaurant listings. Below find T+L’s top picks for where to eat in Boston.

  • 33 Restaurant & Lounge

    Trendy Euro crowd. More
  • Alta Strada

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Owned and operated by chef Michael Schlow, Alta Strada is the more casual sister restaurant to his formal downtown eatery, Via Matta. Schlow envisi... More
  • Argana

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
  • B&G Oysters

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    The creation of famed Boston chef Barbara Lynch, known for such establishments as No. 9 Park and Sportello, B&G Oysters has become the go-to destin... More
  • Baraka Café

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Known for its flavorful North African cuisine, Baraka Café is a small, unassuming eatery located near Central Square. The homelike interior is simp... More
  • Beehive

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Below the Boston Center for the Arts' historic Cyclorama sits The Beehive, an underground eatery, bar, and music venue. Local artwork lines the exp... More
  • Bin 26 Enoteca

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Aiming to serve simple foods paired with the best wines, Bin 26 Enoteca is the quintessential Italian wine bar. Low lighting fills the sleek interi... More
  • Bloc 11 Café

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    Housed in a former bank in Union Square, this community-minded café is known for its well-crafted Intelligentsia coffee drinks, gourmet soups and s... More
  • Blu

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    A chic oasis in the heart of Boston, Blu has made a name for itself with its flavorful, deceptively simple dishes and sophisticated décor. Executiv... More
  • Butcher Shop

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Renowned chef Barbara Lynch, also the owner of Boston’s B&G Oysters and No. 9 Park, draws on her on own memories of traveling in France and Italy t... More
  • Café Fleuri

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    The Langham Hotel is kicking off the 21st season of its chocolate buffet. New to the scene is pastry chef Ted Rasney (formerly of Cambridge, MA's H... More
  • Campo de Fiori

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
  • Carmen Wine Bar & Trattoria

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    One of the most celebrated restaurants in Boston’s North End, this intimate Italian trattoria is known for its romantic candlelit dining room. Expo... More
  • Casablanca, Cambridge

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Originally established as a bar in 1955, Casablanca has long been a gathering spot for locals, particularly Harvard students and the neighborhood’s... More
  • Cha Fahn

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