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Restaurants in Downtown Boston

Whether it’s a classic culinary temple or a local haunt, these Downtown Boston restaurants are destinations in and of themselves. Read on to discover Travel + Leisure’s picks for the best Downtown 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 Downtown 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 Downtown Boston restaurant listings. Below find T+L’s top picks for where to eat in Downtown Boston.

  • Kingfish Hall

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    The imagination of celebrity chef Todd English meets the freshest catch of the day at Kingfish Hall, one of Boston’s most acclaimed seafood eaterie... More
  • KO Prime

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Far from traditional, KO Prime updates the classic steakhouse concept with an extensive selection of seafood, game, and offal as well as vegetarian... More
  • Lobby Bar & Kitchen

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    This popular after-work spot in Boston’s Financial District holds spirits tastings on Tuesday nights and serves signature drinks like Liquid Jailti... More
  • O Ya

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    In his hard-to-find restaurant with high ceilings and dark brick walls, chef-owner Tim Cushman brilliantly and improbably combines his Japanese tra... More
  • Pigalle

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Located in the theater district, Pigalle is named after the Parisian red light district and features French-inspired cuisine from chef-owner Marc O... More
  • Radius

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    The Financial District's High Street is home to Radius, owned by award-winning chef Michael Schlow. Highlighted by white columns and decorative mol... More
  • Silvertone Bar & Grill

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    With specialties that include baked macaroni and cheese, marinated steak tips, and some of the most affordable, well-mixed cocktails in the city, i... More
  • Troquet

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Garnering national acclaim for its extensive wine list of nearly 500 vintages, this French restaurant offers pairing suggestions beneath each dish ... More
  • Via Matta

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Inspired by the traditional trattorias of Italy, this Back Bay restaurant features seasonal, authentic cuisine from James Beard Award-winning chef ... More

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