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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 Roslindale

Restaurant Review:

Delfino Restaurant

Huge portions, delicious food. Lobster ravioli is always a winner.

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in Back Bay

Restaurant Review:

La Voile

A go-to spot for foie gras and escargot and one of the least touristy restaurants on Newbury. With a…

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in Somerville

Restaurant Review:

Posto

A solid Italian joint for pasta or pizza (I prefer their pizza) that delivers every time I go back. …

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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 Back Bay

Cafe Review:

Tatte Bakery & Cafe

If you’re feeling hungry, definitely get the Kouign-amman, shakshuka, avocado tartine, and croissa…

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in Dorchester

Cafe Review:

Flat Black Coffee Company

Their drip coffee is unremarkable, but they do great chai lattes and Japanese cold brews. No restroo…

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in North End

Cafe Review:

Thinking Cup

Limited seating, but tables free up quickly as most people don’t stick around too long. No free Wi…

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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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