Best of Boston

Best Optical Shop

2016 Best Optical Shop

Lunette Optic

Boston
If your eyewear shopping experience involves multiple rounds of “What do you think about these?” pay a visit to Lunette Optic’s glossy Financial District showroom, […] read more»
2015 Best Optical Shop

See

Boston
This shop’s limited-edition, retro-funky frames—in specs and sunnies—will give you 20/20 vision, and the service is a perfect 10, too. High-quality craftsmanship seals the deal: […] read more»
2014 Best Optical Shop

Vizio Optic

Brookline
At this Brookline Village eyeglass emporium, you’ll be greeted by the brands you know and love (Chanel, Ray-Ban), and delighted by new-to-you lines (funky German-made […] read more»
2013 Best Optical Shop

Vizio Optic

Brookline
Regardless of your spectacle tendencies—quirky or clean—Brookline’s Vizio Optic will identify the most flattering frames for your face, then present you with options: Chanel, Beausoleil, […] read more»
2012 Best Optical Shop

Eye Q Optical

Boston
Unless you’re the superhip type who owns a pair of glasses for every occasion, you probably only go shopping for specs every few years. So, […] read more»
2011 Best Optical Shop, Upscale

Lunette Optic

Boston
Dazzling eyewear doesn’t mean a thing without an eye for fitting it properly. Lunette Optic’s premium inventory is enhanced by its savvy employees, who’ll tell […] read more»
2011 Best Optical Shop, Casual

See Eyewear

Cambridge
Hip and affordable eyewear, thy name is See. Frames here come in all manner of colorful, mod styles, with new designs rolling in regularly. Throw […] read more»
2010 Best Optical Shop

Vizio Optic

Brookline
This petite Brookline Village shop is a four-time Best of Boston winner, and for good reason: Vizio Optic’s top-notch service starts with the on-site optometrist […] read more»
2009 Best Optical Shop

Vizio Optic

Brookline
Squint through those frumpy, outdated spectacles of yours and take a good look around this sleek Brookline Village shop. You’ll readily appreciate the cache of […] read more»
2008 Best Optical Shop

Harvard Square Eye Care

Cambridge
Since a world-class education calls for plenty of high-caliber peering and scrutinizing, we weren’t surprised to find our winner within a tome’s throw of Harvard […] read more»
2007 Best Optical Shop

Vizio Optic

Brookline
Galina Rabkin can’t stand a smudged lens any more than she can abide a crooked frame. The petite Russian-born optometrist is a perfectionist through and […] read more»
2006 Best Optical Shop

Vizio Optic

Brookline
Hey, four eyes: Glasses don’t have to be unsightly. Vizio Optic optometrist and co-owner Dr. Galina Rabkin carries more than 1,000 pairs of rimless lenses, […] read more»
2004 Best Optical Shop

Eye Q Optical

Cambridge, Boston
It’s always the question when buying glasses—stick to the tried-and-true or dare for a new look? Eye Q not only has some of the trendiest […] read more»
2003 Best Optical Shop, Affordable

SEE

Boston
Whether you’re searching for classic no-frills frames or the latest lenses spotted on Gisele, find your way to SEE. A toy store for the visually […] read more»
2003 Best Optical Shop, Upscale

Optica

Boston
Four eyes never looked so good. Optica offers homegrown and imported couture for the face, as well as a staff that bends over backward to […] read more»