Best of Boston

2004 Best Shoe Repair

Ares Shoe Repair

Ares has been resoling, reheeling, and repolishing Boston’s finest leather shoes for more than 70 years and will take extra special care of yours. The expert cobblers in the cozy basement storefront are a serious but likeable bunch who each have years of training behind their knowledge of the craft. That expertise means they can resize, stretch out, clean up, or de-scuff just about anything you bring in—fast, and at a reasonable price.

84 Charles St., Boston, 617-720-1583,