Best of Boston

BEST Coolidge Corner Restaurant

2011 BEST Coolidge Corner Restaurant, Casual
Photograph by Anthony Tieuli

Cognac Bistro

Brookline

Who knew a gas station could be so appealingly reborn as a restaurant? And yet, all of Brookline seems to be angling for a seat at this new bistro. Its classic French dishes teem with fresh, local seafood and sustainably… read more»

2004 BEST Coolidge Corner Restaurant, Neighborhood

Rani Indian Bistro

Brookline

Rani is a study in contrasts. The spicy pinch of lamb vindaloo meets the sugary melt of mango chutney, and the taste of sour curry is followed by the sweet nectar of a rose lassi. No taste bud is ignored… read more»

2003 BEST Coolidge Corner Restaurant, Neighborhood

Zaftigs Delicatessen

Brookline

Who needs the Lower East Side when you have Zaftigs? This nouveau deli bustles with families, couples, and lone regulars who come in for its “new Jewish” cuisine (just like old Jewish, but with a few twists, including a flavorful… read more»