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Neighborhood Eats

Delicious food made by local chefs

Many of the best restaurants in Boston are ones tourists will never find by sifting through review aggregators. Based on my personal guide to Boston’s best restaurants restaurants that I’ve maintained over the years, these non-exhaustive lists showcase a variety of the city’s hidden gems. Whatever cuisine or ambiance you’re looking for, chances are there’s something here for everybody.

The 100 best restaurants in Boston you can’t miss

Great meals at a great price, with just the right amount of all you crave—that’s how we define B…

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in Malden

Restaurant Review:

Mystic Station

Conveniently located near Boda Borg.

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in Watertown

Restaurant Review:

Deluxe Town Diner

Much of the menu is unremarkable, but their huge, fluffy pancakes (especially sweet potato) and babk…

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in Newton

Restaurant Review:

Max and Leo’s

On weekdays they make pizzas that are the correct size for a single person. There are no individual …

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The 30 Best Coffee Shops & Cafes in Boston

Whether you’re looking for a quiet place to work for a few hours, a social spot to grab a cuppa wi…

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Local Coffee Shops

Enjoy a coffee or tea while you relax, read a book, write a novel, or chat with friends.

Many of the best restaurants in Boston are ones tourists will never find by sifting through review aggregators. Based on my personal list of favorite restaurants that I’ve maintained over the years, these non-exhaustive lists showcase a variety of the city’s hidden culinary gems. Whatever cuisine or ambiance you’re looking for, chances are there’s something here for everybody.

in Brighton

Cafe Review:

Kohi Coffee Company

Try the NOLA latte, made with chicory coffee beans. They have scones, muffins, and banana bread, but…

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in Cambridge

Cafe Review:

Curio Coffee and Wine

The coffee here is good, but the waffles are spectacular. A melted sugar crunch, soft airy center, a…

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in Medford

Cafe Review:

Tamper Cafe

Groups larger than 4 will have a hard time finding a spot. Free Wi-Fi. A bit of a wait, but the food…

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Unforgettable outings

Discover fun weekend activities with friends and family.

You don’t need to be an adrenaline junkie to have an adventure—you just need the right guide. Ditch the tourist trails and go deeper. From exploring World’s End to eating fresh lobster in Rockport, kayaking on the Charles to analyzing art at the Isabella Stewart Gardner, plan a journey through Boston that everyone will love.

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