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2018 Best Neighborhood Restaurant, South Boston

Publico

Boston
It’s clear this Southie newcomer lives up to its name ("for the public good" in Latin): On any given evening, you’ll find a motley crew [...] read more»
2018 Best Neighborhood Restaurant, Seaport

Committee

Boston
This trendy ouzeri serves up more than just a sea of pretty faces. Among the kitchen’s deftly executed roster of Greek meze, the classics (creamy [...] read more»
2018 Best Neighborhood Restaurant, Roslindale

Delfino

Roslindale
Peek into Delfino’s floor-to-ceiling windows, and you’ll never see an empty table: For years, this cozy trattoria has been packing in scores of hungry Rozzie [...] read more»
2018 Best Neighborhood Restaurant, Union Square

Field & Vine

Somerville
Here, chef Andrew Brady and partner Sara Markey delight diners with an oft-changing seasonal lineup—plates of vibrant, basil-flecked beets; smoky sausage with heirloom beans; wood-fire-grilled [...] read more»
2018 Best Neighborhood Restaurant, Fenway

Hojoko

Boston
There’s nothing like chasing world-class sashimi and torched uni with a round of sake bombs. But that’s just how it goes at this Japanese gastropub, [...] read more»
2018 Best Neighborhood Restaurant, North End

North Square Oyster

Boston
In a historical building steps from the Paul Revere House, Waypoint alum Pierce Boalt Juckett sates North Enders’ seafood cravings with platters of briny Eider [...] read more»
2018 Best Neighborhood Restaurant, Brookline Village

Orinoco

Brookline Village
At this brightly decorated eatery, the pernil arepas ooze mojo-marinated pork and Guayanés cheese, and the tequeños melt at first bite. And unlike its sister [...] read more»
2018 Best Neighborhood Restaurant, Dorchester

Pho 2000

Dorchester
Among the many fine bowls of pho you’ll find in Fields Corner, Pho 2000’s reigns supreme. Its signature "XL" beef-noodle soup comes loaded with perfectly [...] read more»
2018 Best Neighborhood Restaurant, Charlestown

Monument Restaurant & Tavern

Charlestown
At this buzzy new restaurant, brunch is the liveliest meal of the day. Kick things off with the theme-appropriate Cinnamon Toast Brunch cocktail—a White Russian [...] read more»
2017 Best Neighborhood Restaurant, Fenway/Kenmore

Tapestry

Boston
What happens when you mix a tropics-inspired lounge with an upscale pizzeria? In this case, a neighborhood go-to. Grab a pie straight from the wood-fired [...] read more»
2017 Best Neighborhood Restaurant, Downtown Crossing

Silvertone

Boston
DTX's dining landscape may be changing, but stalwart Silvertone remains one of Boston's most dependable industry hangouts. Find comfort-food bliss in the form of Cajun [...] read more»
2017 Best Neighborhood Restaurant, Harvard Square

Orinoco

Cambridge
Tucked down an alley, the Cambridge location of this Venezuelan-inspired eatery keeps it simple: The succinct beer and wine lists are well curated, the meats [...] read more»
2017 Best Neighborhood Restaurant, Roxbury

Merengue Restaurant & Catering

Roxbury
Merely stepping inside this Dominican restaurant's tropical-hued interior is enough to banish all thoughts of dreary New England weather. Tuck into a platter of tostones, [...] read more»
2017 Best Neighborhood Restaurant, Allston

Ittoku

Boston
There's a reason the crowd at this izakaya always spills onto the street. The sashimi's so fresh it tastes like it swam onto your plate, [...] read more»