Best of Boston

Best Southern Restaurant

2016 Best Southern Restaurant

Holly Crab

Allston
Southern food isn’t just black-eyed peas and barbecue. There’s a world of regional variety below the Mason-Dixon line, particularly along the Gulf Coast, where the […] read more»
2015 Best Southern Restaurant

Tupelo

Cambridge
The reserved atmosphere may be more Cambridge than New Orleans, but Tupelo’s southern flavors are right on. Owners Mike Walker and Renee McLeod serve authentic […] read more»
2014 Best Southern Restaurant

Estelle’s

Boston
In a Yankee town full of solid southern eats, Estelle’s has emerged as the area’s standard-bearer, quietly cranking out the same pitch-perfect style of updated […] read more»
2013 Best Southern Restaurant

Highland Kitchen

Somerville
This Somerville hangout’s cuisine is probably better described as “global southern” than “down-home.” The menu, after all, features coconut-curried goat stew and pork-belly tacos alongside […] read more»
2012 Best Southern Restaurant

Hungry Mother

Cambridge
Hungry Mother effortlessly delivers on all the fundamentals of Deep South cooking—flaky biscuits topped with country ham; skillet-roasted chicken with creamy grits—but it’s the down-home […] read more»
1998 Best Southern Restaurant

Redbones

Somerville
The name of the place means barbecue, and you’d have to be a fool or a vegetarian not to sink your teeth into a few […] read more»