Best of Boston

BEST American Restaurant

2006 BEST American Restaurant, Cape Cod

Belfry Inne & Bistro


Chef George Willette’s menu of New England-with-a-twist fare is murder on decision-making. Should we start with Hudson Valley foie gras or Brie-cranberry spring rolls? Sea scallops with pineapple-raisin relish or curry-rubbed duck? Why, oh why, hadn’t we brought friends? So… read more»

1999 BEST American Restaurant



Don’t let the name fool you. Aujourd’hui’s fare is not so much French as New American, and arguably the New American in town at that. Appetizers include seared foie gras with white-sweet-potato puree, mango and ginger, and house-cured salmon roulade… read more»

1998 BEST American Restaurant, Contemporary



Soothing taupe walls, oversize art and leopard print carpet make for a swanky ambiance perfect for a night on the town with visiting urbanites from elsewhere. Ken Oringer works magic with bold flavors and unique combinations, and intimate tables allow… read more»

1984 BEST American Restaurant

Seasons, Bostonian Hotel


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1981 BEST American Restaurant

Ken’s Steak House


Where else are you going to find the great American restaurant except next to a highway? read more»

1980 BEST American Restaurant

Durgin Park


Still communal, sloppy, and terrific. A cross between a meal with the Pilgrims and mess at boot camp. read more»