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Read more about each restaurant below and reserve your table today for a budget-friendly, mouthwatering meal.

Click on a neighborhood in the list to jump to that region:

Back Bay
Beacon Hill
Chinatown/Theatre District
Downtown/Financial District
Hyde Park/Roslindale/West Roxbury
North End/Charlestown
Seaport/Fort Point
South Boston/Dorchester
South End
Greater Boston – North
Greater Boston – South
Greater Boston – West

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Back Bay

Back Bay Social
American | 867 Boylston Street | 617-247-3200 | Reserve
Located on Boston’s ever-thriving Boylston Street in the heart of Back Bay, Back Bay Social is Boston’s neighborhood restaurant and bar for traditional fare, unique cocktails, extensive tap list, and laid-back atmosphere.
* Lunch $20 (Monday-Friday) * Dinner $33 (Sunday-Friday)

Bar Boulud, Boston at Mandarin Oriental, Boston
French | 776 Boylston Street | 617-535-8800 | Reserve
Joining its award-winning sister restaurants in London and New York, Bar Boulud is a French-inspired bistro and oyster bar from internationally acclaimed chef Daniel Boulud. Specializing in classic brasserie fare, Bar Boulud is known for its delicious French menu, seasonal New England inspired dishes, impressive wine cellar, and signature charcuterie.
* Lunch $25 (Monday-Friday) * Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

Bistro du Midi
French | 272 Boylston Street | 617-426-7878 | Reserve

Bistro du Midi showcases modern Provençal cuisine in a warm, welcoming, and beautiful setting. Inspired by the ingredients and culinary techniques of the Midi region in France, executive chef-partner Robert Sisca presents modern, ingredient-driven creations that are at once refined and approachable.
* Lunch $25 (Monday-Friday) * Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

Brasserie JO at The Colonnade Hotel
French | 120 Huntington Avenue | 617-424-3240 | Reserve
Brasserie JO is an authentic brasserie serving the casual French specialties of acclaimed chef Jean Joho. Styled after 1940s Paris, the restaurant also offers an extensive wine and beer selection. Voted “Best After-Theater Dining” by Boston magazine.

The Capital Grille
Steakhouse | 900 Boylston Street | 617-262-8900 | Reserve
The Capital Grille boasts an atmosphere of power dining, relaxed elegance, and style. Nationally acclaimed for dry-aging steaks on the premises, The Capital Grille serves classic steakhouse offerings such as chops, large North Atlantic lobsters, and fresh seafood. The restaurant features an award-winning wine list and professional, gracious service. Let the masters of steak provide the perfect dining experience. Full bar, reservations recommended.
* Lunch $25 (Monday-Friday) * Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

City Table
American | 65 Exeter Street | 617-933-4800 | Reserve
Executive Chef Sean MacAlpine creates contemporary American cuisine with a casual approach and an emphasis on fresh and organic ingredients. Serving breakfast and dinner daily, City Table features a private dining area resting beneath a gold leaf ceiling, which is available for parties, business meetings, events, and private dining for up to 32 guests.
* Dinner $33 (Sunday-Friday)

Da Vinci Ristorante
Italian | 162 Columbus Avenue | 617-350-0007 | Reserve
Located between Park Square, the Back Bay, the Theatre District, and South End, Da Vinci’s is one of the newest additions to Boston’s stylish restaurant scene! Chef Peppino’s menu reflects a blend of modern and classic Italian cuisine that offers an array of beautifully presented antipasti and entrees. Da Vinci is renowned for its daily homemade pasta, bread, and desserts. Opened for dinner Monday to Saturday at 5 p.m.
* Dinner $33

Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse
Steakhouse | 75 Arlington Street | 617-357-4810 | Reserve
Davio’s offers regional Northern Italian cuisine uniquely interpreted by Chef Eric Swartz. Formerly located on Newbury Street, Davio’s relocated to the former Paine Furniture building in Boston’s Back Bay. The restaurant now boasts an enormous display kitchen, an in-house bakery, an open wine room with 300 wines, and parking in the same building! Featuring a spacious main dining room and three versatile function rooms, Davio’s hosts a To-Go Shop in the adjacent galleria of the 10 St. James building. Late night dining.
* Lunch $25 (Monday-Friday) * Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday) * Dine Out brunch available on Sundays

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
Steakhouse | 217 Stuart Street | 617-292-0808 | Reserve

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar pairs a passion for service and seasonal ingredients with the finest USDA Prime beef. They focus on every detail so that you’ll savor every bite. With the Fleming’s 100, an award-winning list of 100 wines by the glass, you can discover the perfect wine for every mood. They also offer private dining rooms that can easily accommodate any size group. At Fleming’s, every visit is filled with indulgent possibilities.
* Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse
Brazilian | 200 Dartmouth Street | 617-585-6300 | Reserve
Fogo de Chão, located in the heart of Back Bay just steps from Copley Square, is Boston’s authentic Southern Brazilian steakhouse. Fogo offers a prix-fixe menu that features a selection of 16 cuts of meat carved tableside by Brazilian-trained gaucho chefs, as well as a gourmet salad bar. The menu is complimented with decadent desserts, a Wine Spectator award-winning wine list, and signature cocktails. Perfect for group dining, Fogo has several private and semi-private dining areas for parties from 10 to 100-plus.
* Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

Grill 23 & Bar
Steakhouse | 161 Berkeley Street | 617-542-2255 | Reserve
Awards and accolades abound at this Boston landmark. Awarded Best Steakhouse and Best Seafood Restaurant by Zagat SurveyBoston magazine concurs with Best Steakhouse Award. Crisp service and an outstanding wine list complement prime dry-aged beef and fresh seafood. Private dining rooms also available. Two full bars. Reservations recommended.
* Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

La Voile
French | 261 Newbury Street | 617-587-4200 | Reserve

La Voile, “the sail” in French, is a small authentic French brasserie with a nautical theme. It was imported from the South of France, where it was one of the oldest and most appreciated restaurants in Cannes, especially with its classic boat sailing community. Décor and staff were all brought over, assuring its authentic French cuisine, service, and atmosphere. As one diner put it: “La Voile is a journey to France from the moment you walk down the stone steps!”
* Lunch $25 * Dinner $38

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Lucca Back Bay
Italian | 116 Huntington Avenue | 617-247-2400 | Reserve
Lucca Back Bay offers acclaimed Italian classics at moderate prices, and visitors to the newest addition to the Lucca family will be pleased to encounter such crossover dishes as the Lucca North End’s signature wild boar with rigatoni, and the crowd-pleasing pappardelle Bolognese. In addition to such favorites, celebrated Chef Anthony Mazzotta, formerly of The French Laundry and Per Se, will be using his extraordinary talents to put his spin on classic Italian cuisine. They look forward to many exciting new signature dishes, served in one of the most dramatic dining rooms in Boston.
* Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

Mooncusser Fish House
Seafood | 304 Stuart Street | 617-917-5193 | Reserve
Elegant local seafood spot with a la carte and tasting menus, plus the more casual lounge, Moon Bar.
* Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

Papa Razzi
Italian | 159 Newbury Street | 617-536-9200 | Reserve
Italy has changed and so has Italian food. It’s lighter, fresher, more exciting Italian, and it’s just what you’ll find amid the elegant yet comfortable atmosphere that is Papa Razzi. Enjoy lunch, dinner, cocktails, or take-out every day, or try their classic weekend brunch. Children’s menu, late night, and a full bar. Reservations recommended.
* Lunch $20 (Monday-Friday) * Dinner $33 (Sunday-Friday)

Post 390
American | 406 Stuart Street | 617-536-9200 | Reserve
Post 390 is an urban tavern serving refined American classics and familiar dishes made from the finest local ingredients. Located in the heart of Back Bay, Post 390’s tavern decor is polished yet comfortable featuring two lively bars, fireplaces, an open kitchen, and dramatic city views. Post 390 serves lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch.
* Lunch $25 (Monday-Friday) * Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

Precinct Kitchen + Bar at Loews Boston Hotel
Seafood | 154 Berkeley Street | 617-532-3827 | Reserve
Open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Precinct Kitchen + Bar gives familiar cuisine an innovative twist. Seafood is a specialty, but you can also opt for steak, salad, or a little something from the charcuterie station. The bar offers distinctively handcrafted cocktails, as well as beer and spirits – all served in a warm, intimate setting.
* Dinner $33 (Sunday-Friday)

SELECT Oyster Bar
Seafood | 50 Gloucester Street | 857-239-8064 | Reserve
SELECT Oyster Bar, the first solo venture from Chef Michael Serpa, is a neighborhood oyster bar and seafood restaurant in the heart of Back Bay. SELECT offers fresh, local seafood with Mediterranean influences in a cozy brownstone space. A carefully curated raw bar, creative crudo, and thoughtful fish entrées round out the menu. A seafood-centric wine program featuring classic pairings, as well as off-the-beaten-path selections, is the center of the beverage program, alongside artisan cocktails and craft beer. Conveniently located directly in front of the Hynes Convention Center.
* Lunch $25 (Monday-Friday) * Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

Sonsie Restaurant
American | 327 Newbury Street | 617-351-2500 | Reserve
Located in Boston’s historic Back Bay, Sonsie is the oldest restaurant on Newbury Street. It’s the place to see and be seen.
* Lunch $20 (Monday-Friday) * Dinner $33 (Sunday-Friday)

STRIP by Strega
Steakhouse | 64 Arlington Street | 617-456-5300 | Reserve
STRIP by Strega, a high-energy concept by famed restaurateur Nick Varano, fuses together the look and feel of a sophisticated, uber-modern steakhouse with that of a sleek, high-end lounge. STRIP by Strega is a neighborhood destination that caters to guests seeking a premier location for a business meeting and those winding down after the workday, while simultaneously serving as Boston’s epicenter for exceptional, inspiring dishes, creative cocktails, and upscale nightlife. Whether you’re hosting a small social gathering or a large business function, STRIP by Strega will help you make it a unique and memorable event.
* Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

Summer Shack Boston
Seafood | 50 Dalton Street | 617-867-9955 | Reserve
Award-winning Jasper White’s Summer Shack specializes in seafood and New England-style dishes perfect for locals and visitors. For a casual night out with terrific food, the Summer Shack offers the freshest seafood available, including White’s famous pan-roasted lobster, hearty chowders, grilled fish, fried chicken, Boston’s biggest raw bar, and even corn dogs for kids. Come try the traditional clambake! A fun atmosphere with a philosophy that “food is love.”
* Lunch $25 (Monday-Friday) * Dinner $33 (Sunday-Friday)

Top of the Hub Restaurant & Skywalk
Steakhouse | 800 Boylston Street | 617-536-1775 | Reserve
A landmark Boston restaurant located at the top of the Prudential Tower, Top of the Hub presents a very creative American menu highlighted with fresh local seafood. Award-winning pastry chefs prepare an array of unusual and delectable desserts. In addition, this truly inspiring setting offers breathtaking panoramic views of Boston and beyond, providing a unique dining experience for every occasion. With the backdrop of the glittering skyline, Top of the Hub’s spacious lounge is tops for late-night dining, accompanied by live entertainment nightly.
* Lunch $25 (Monday-Friday) * Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

Towne Stove & Spirits
American | 900 Boylston Street | 617-247-0400 | Reserve
Located in the heart of Back Bay, Towne Stove & Spirits is a definitive neighborhood restaurant for people from all walks of life. Chef Joel Portillo’s menu of refined comfort food classics served alongside handcrafted cocktails makes Towne a vibrant hangout at any time of day.
* Lunch $20 (Monday-Friday) * Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

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Beacon Hill

Beacon Hill Bistro at The Beacon Hill Hotel
French | 25 Charles Street | 800-640-3935 | Reserve
With its refined and comfortable bistro environment at the corner of Charles and Chestnut Streets, Beacon Hill Bistro is the ideal setting for an intimate dinner, a lunchtime business meeting, or an after-theater nightcap.
* Lunch $25 (Monday-Friday) * Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

American | 215 Charles Street | 617-224-4004 | Reserve
CLINK. offers Bostonians and hotel guests modern American cuisine prepared by classically-trained Chef Joseph Margate. Each dish reflects his intense focus on flavor and dedication to seasonal, sustainable, and local ingredients. CLINK. provides a lively, fine dining experience, with approachable food in a comfortable environment.
* Lunch $25 (Monday-Friday) * Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

Italian | 37 Bowdoin Street | 617-227-3434 | Reserve
Grotto is an Italian restaurant on Beacon Hill. Check out Grotto’s Nightly Fixe.
* Lunch $25 (Monday-Friday) * Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

Ma Maison
French | 272 Cambridge Street | 617-725-8855 | Reserve
Authentic French bistro on Beacon Hill serves delicious and masterfully prepared classics of the Parisian cuisine, such as escargots, steak frites, and crème brûlée.
* Lunch $20 (Monday-Friday) * Dinner $33 (Sunday-Friday)

No. 9 Park Restaurant
French, Italian | 272 Cambridge Street | 617-742-9991 | Reserve
No. 9 Park provides an intimate setting in which to enjoy Chef Barbara Lunch’s refined cuisine in Boston’s historic Beacon Hill. The menu showcases regionally-inspired Italian and French dishes with an emphasis on simplicity and flavors. The wine list includes Old World Wines from boutique vintners selected by wine director Cat Silirie. No. 9 Park continues to set the standard for fine dining in Boston.
* Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

Italian | 215 Charles Street | 617-536-2100 | Reserve

Scampo restaurant pairs simple, rustic food, chic Italian design, and a glorious open kitchen. Located in the Liberty Hotel, it is a vibrant, gorgeous space and remains a true culinary destination.
* Lunch $25 (Monday-Friday)

Toscano Restaurant
Italian | 47 Charles Street | 617-723-4090 | 
Toscano is a 126-seat Tuscan-style restaurant located in the heart of Beacon Hill, serving lunch and dinner with private dining available.
* Lunch $25 * Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

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Rail Stop Restaurant and Bar
Seafood, Steakhouse | 96 Guest Street | 617-254-0044 | 
Out of the scratch kitchen comes a mix of modern and classic New England cuisine, including dry-aged steaks, fresh local seafood, and “comfort food done well.” At the bar, you will find unique craft cocktails inspired by the golden age of cocktails and a wine list featuring top producers from around the world.
* Lunch $20 (Sunday-Friday) * Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

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Chinatown/Theatre District

Artisan Bistro at The Ritz-Carlton, Boston
American | 10 Avery Street | 617-574-7176 | Reserve
Artisan Bistro will serve as a meeting place; a gathering point where guests will mingle during or after work and post-theater over cocktails while enjoying approachable artisanal cooking. The food is aimed at offering fresh local and seasonal dishes, using native ingredients, as well as uniquely sourced products with subtle bistro influences.
* Lunch $25 * Dinner $38

Blu Restaurant
Italian | 4 Avery Street | 617-436-3120 | Reserve

A fine dining restaurant with excellent service, great food, and amazing atmosphere.
* Lunch $25 (Monday-Friday) * Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

The Gallery – W Boston
International | 100 Stuart Street | 617-261-8700 | Reserve

See and taste the local flavor in the new dining space for downtown’s hotspot, The Gallery. Chef Derek Barragan’s fall menu is a fusion of cuisines using produce from New England waters and pastures. From fettuccine to bread pudding, menu items are housemade and combined with unexpected ingredients to surprise your palate. In partnership with The Blochaus Gallery, the lofty dining room features rotating exhibits featuring local artists, all available for purchase.
* Dinner $38

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Downtown/Financial District

Anthem Kitchen + Bar at Faneuil Hall Marketplace
American | 101 South Market Street | 617-720-5570 | Reserve
Visit the kitchen and bar to experience reimagined American fare and rustic comfort food. Pair your meal with a selection from the carefully curated beer and wine list or indulge in an inventive craft cocktail. The creative menu pairs fresh, local ingredients with modern interpretations of classic American cuisine. Sample a variety of small plates, hearty soups and salads, sandwiches, and entrées.
* Lunch $20 (Sunday-Friday) * Dinner $33 (Sunday-Friday)

Boston Chops Downtown
Steakhouse | 52 Temple Place | 617-982-7130 | Reserve
Floor-to-ceiling marble walls, stunning vaulted ceilings, and award-winning steaks paired with innovative sides make the downtown location of Boston Chops one of the city’s most exciting openings of 2018.
* Lunch $25 (Monday-Friday) * Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

Durgin Park Restaurant at Faneuil Hall Marketplace
American | 340 North Market Street | 617-227-2038 | Reserve
Durgin Park was “established before you were born” and features New England specialties such as prime rib, delicious steaks and chops, and a variety of fresh seafood and lobster. Other favorites include pot roast, scrod, Indian pudding, and strawberry shortcake. Prices are great, and the atmosphere is unique and fun. Enjoy the cozy Gaslight Pub or Blackhorse Tavern in a historical building in the shadow of Faneuil Hall.
* Lunch $15 (Monday-Friday) * Dinner $33 (Sunday-Friday)

Good Life
American | 28 Kingston Street | 617-451-2622 | Reserve
Good Life resides in the heart of downtown Boston and is a full restaurant and nightclub. It is a popular lunch and after-work haunt for businessmen and women and a nighttime hotspot for club-goers, hipsters, and overall music lovers. With two floors, local artwork, live music, and DJs from across the country, Good Life is a slice of something different in Downtown Crossing.
* Lunch $15 (Monday-Friday) * Dinner $33 (Sunday-Friday)

Koy Restaurant
Asian | 16 North Street | 857-991-1483 | 
Koy, in bustling downtown Boston, is located next to the historic Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Koy offers Asian fusion cuisine, as well as traditional Korean dishes. Koy serves specialty handcrafted cocktails and boasts an extensive bourbon and scotch collection. The kitchen is open with a full menu from 11 a.m. until midnight every day of the week. A delicious lunch menu is also available Monday through Fridays.
* Lunch $20 * Dinner $38

Les Zygomates Winebar & Bistro
French | 129 South Street | 617-542-5108 | Reserve
A cozy French bistro featuring fresh seafood, French classics, and live jazz. With an extensive wine list and a full bar, Lez Zygomates offers two bars and three dining rooms for unique dining experiences to suit all tastes. Oyster Happy Hour at the bar is Monday through Friday, 4 to 7 p.m. Private dining room also available.
* Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

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The Marliave
French | 10 Bosworth Street | 617-422-0004 | Reserve
Henry Marliave, a French immigrant from Paris, arrived in Boston with a collection of recipes and the dream of finding success in the United States. Marliave achieved his American dream by opening his namesake: Restaurant Marliave at 10 Bosworth Street in 1885. The Boston dining landmark has been reopened by Grotto chef/owner, Scott Herrit.
* Dinner $38

McCormick & Schmick’s at Faneuil Hall Marketplace
Seafood | 1 North Market Building | 617-482-3999 | Reserve
Located at the Faneuil Hall Marketplace, McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood & Steaks offers fresh seafood and shellfish, aged steaks, and garden fresh salads.

The Oceanaire Seafood Room
Seafood | 40 Court Street | 617-742-2277 | Reserve
Sleek as a 1930s ocean liner, The Oceanaire offers a classy, special setting perfect for any event. With space to accommodate 15 to 315 guests, The Oceanaire’s private rooms and main dining room can host receptions, business lunches and dinners, company functions, celebrations, banquets, holiday parties, and more. You and your guests will enjoy a menu of ultra-fresh fish and excellent service in a relaxed, yet elegant atmosphere.
* Lunch $25 (Monday-Friday) * Dinner $38

Japanese | 3 Franklin Street | 857-327-7228 | Reserve
A modern izakaya and sushi bar by Chefs Michale Mina and Ken Tominaga, PABU presents a menu ideal for convivial dining with small plates, sushi, robatayaki, entrées, steaks, and desserts.
* Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

Palm Restaurant
Steakhouse | 1 International Place | 617-867-9292 | Reserve

At The Palm, the philosophy is simple: treat guests like family, serve great food, and always exceed expectations. They’re bigger and better than ever at the new 1 International Place location, serving up Palm favorites in the beautiful dining room and scenic patio. Join them for the best, USDA prime-aged steak, jumbo Nova Scotia lobsters, heritage Italian entrées, and premium seafood cooked to perfection. You won’t find this service or atmosphere anywhere else.
* Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

Q Restaurant
Asian | 660 Washington Street | 857-350-3968

A modern, contemporary Asian fusion restaurant serving a combination of Chinese, Japanese, and Thai cuisine. The most special dish is the Mongolian Hot Pot, which has become a trend all over the world.
* Lunch $15 (Monday-Friday) * Dinner $28 (Sunday-Friday)

Ruth’s Chris Steak House
Steakhouse | 45 School Street | 617-742-8401 | Reserve
Welcome to Ruth’s Chris Steak House. Look around. Have a seat. If this is your first visit, prepare to taste the greatest steak you’ve ever eaten. As founder Ruth Fertel used to say, “If you’ve ever had a filet this good, welcome back.” They take steak seriously, but they’re also serious about making sure you have a good time. So you won’t find the stodgy, uptight attitude you might find at other steakhouses. Feel free to laugh out loud. Stay a while. Experience the sizzle. Above all, enjoy yourself.
* Lunch $25 (Sunday-Friday) * Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

Serafina Boston
Italian | 10 High Street | 617-426-1234 | Reserve
Casual Italian dining in Boston’s Financial District.
* Dinner $38

State Street Provisions
American | 255 State Street | 617-863-8363 | Reserve
A welcoming contemporary restaurant with a touch of rustic charm, State Street Provisions is today’s answer to the taverns that once offered respite to the fishermen and tradesmen who worked in Boston’s bustling Long Wharf. Historically inspired, but forward-thinking food and drink menus feature fresh ingredients from near and far, while the comfortable space meets the needs and passing fancies of residents, workers, and visitors alike.
* Dinner $33

Union Oyster House
American | 41 Union Street | 617-227-2750 | Reserve

America’s oldest restaurant, established in 1826, is located on the Freedom Trail near Faneuil Hall. Specializing in hearty portions of Yankee-style seafood, lobster, and shore dinners, served in a lively, quaint historic setting. Children’s menu, full bar, and private dining room are available. Reservations recommended.
* Lunch $25 (Monday-Friday)

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Hyde Park/Roslindale/West Roxbury

Antonio’s Bacaro
Italian | 5 Fairmount Avenue | 617-272-3028
Step into a turn-of-the-century Venetian bacaro and join the bustle of the bar or dine among friends in the lively restaurant. Feast on traditional Northern Italian cuisine while drinking spritzes or sampling the regional wines.
* Dinner $33

Sofia Italian Steakhouse
Steakhouse | 1430 VFW Parkway | 617-469-2600 | Reserve
Sofia is an elegant Italian steakhouse providing an urban dining experience in a suburban location. The mission is to provide every one of their guests with an outstanding dining experience!
* Dinner $38

Sophia’s Grotto
Italian | 22 R Birch Street | 617-323-4595
Nestled in the courtyard in Roslindale Village, Sophia’s Grotto awaits your discovery. Upon entering, the aroma of the wood-oven, the warm glowing décor, and the delectable Mediterranean dishes will greet you and you will have discovered your “home away from home.”
* Dinner $28

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North End/Charlestown

Antico Forno
Italian | 93 Salem Street | 617-723-6733 | Reserve
Located in Boston’s North End, Antico Forno’s specialty is Southern Italian cuisine, distinctly fresh and savory. In an atmosphere that is casual and relaxed, enjoy delicious food at reasonable prices. The first glimpse of the wood-burning stove warms the soul and gives an immediate boost to the appetite. Full bar, private dining room, reservations recommended.
* Lunch $20 * Dinner $33

Aria Trattoria
Italian | 253 Hanover Street | 617-742-1276 | Reserve
Located in Boston’s North End, Aria features a mix of modern and old-world Italian cuisine while paying homage to Massimo family roots from Abruzzi influences. The menu is built on simple pasta and antipasti, as well as a healthy dose of grilled meats, fish, and poultry dishes.
* Dinner $38 (Monday-Friday)

Italian | 107 Salem Street | 617-624-0454 | Reserve
Classic Italian cuisine with modern ambiance.
* Dinner $33

Cantina Italiana
Italian | 346 Hanover Street | 617-723-4577 | Reserve
Established in 1931, Cantina Italiana is one of Boston’s oldest continuously running restaurants, serving ample portions of Italian specialties cooked to order. The wait staff is wonderful, making you feel like you’re back in the old country. Beer, wine, and cordials served. Reservations recommended.
* Lunch $20 (Monday-Friday) * Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

Legal Oysteria
Seafood | 10 City Square | 617-712-1988 | Reserve
Legal Oysteria is a casual neighborhood restaurant serving coastal Italian-style seafood. Executive Chef Rich Vellante developed a menu based on the food he cooks at home for family and friends. Legal Oysteria’s menu showcases the freshness and purity of its seafood offerings and other ingredients. Preparations are simple and authentic. A brick oven (with pizza oven and rotisserie) informs the menu. There are options for those who choose to table share or prefer more traditional coursed dining. The bar program was designed to complement the cuisine. By tradition, an osteria is casual, comfortable, and accessible; Legal Oysteria aspires to afford that same experience.
* Lunch $20 * Dinner $33

Lucca North End
Italian | 226 Hanover Street | 617-742-9200 | Reserve
Upscale regional Italian restaurant accommodating up to 250 guests seated. Full liquor license and extensive “Wine Spectator Award-Winning” wine list. They validate and offer valet parking. Four private rooms available.
* Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

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Nico Ristorante
Italian | 417 Hanover Street | 617-742-0404 | Reserve
Nico Ristorante is an award-winning Italian restaurant in the North End.
* Lunch $20 (Monday-Friday) * Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

Ristorante Fiore
Italian | 250 Hanover Street | 617-371-1176 | Reserve
This beautiful new restaurant features three dining rooms and a lounge. Weather permitting, ask for a table on the roof deck or in the garden. Located in the heart of the North End. Indulge in delicious Italian cuisine. Reservations recommended.
* Lunch $20 (Monday-Friday) * Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

Ristorante Villa Francesca
Italian | 150 Richmond Street | 617-367-2948 | Reserve
Since 1976, traditional Northern Italian fare and fine Italian wines in an Old World setting have made Villa Francesca the perfect place for business or romantic dinners. Full bar, late night dining, reservations recommended.
* Lunch $25 * Dinner $38

Strega Restaurant & Lounge
Italian | 379 Hanover Street | 617-523-8481 | Reserve
Strega Ristorante offers the finest Italian food in the North End. A dining experience that even celebrities are bragging about. Acapella performances every Tuesday evening. Open seven days from noon to 11 p.m.
* Lunch $20 (Monday-Friday) * Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

Terramia Ristorante
Italian | 98 Salem Street | 617-523-3112 | Reserve

One of the country’s best for Northern and Southern Italian cuisine. Terramia’s 40 seats are filled by savvy diners, including owners of other restaurants paying the ultimate compliment. Reservations recommended.
* Dinner $33 (Sunday-Friday)

Italian | 233 Hanover Street | 617-742-8240 | Reserve
Please enjoy dinner at Ray Bourque’s Tresca and meet the new Chef-Owner Rich Ansara. Relax while enjoying the romantic atmosphere of a restored old-world Tuscan villa while savoring the authentic Italian dishes, carefully prepared using only the finest ingredients by Chef Ansara.
* Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

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Seaport/Fort Point

75 on Courthouse Square
American | 60 Seaport Boulevard | 617-728-4701 | Reserve
75 on Courthouse Square is a contemporary restaurant featuring regional American comfort food. Seating capacity of 250 with stunning private event space.
* Dinner $33

Babbo Pizzeria
Pizza | 11 Fan Pier Boulevard | 617-421-4466 | Reserve
Mario Batali’s wood-burning pizzeria, also featuring a variety of seasonal antipasti, pasta, and housemade gelati.
* Lunch $20 (Sunday-Friday) * Dinner $33 (Sunday-Friday)

Bastille Kitchen
French | 49 Melcher Street | 617-556-8000 | Reserve
Bastille Kitchen is a modern French bistro. The design concept, like the food, is honest and straightforward. The room has exposed brick and beams, wood floors, and Edison bulbs for lighting. Open seven days per week, featuring two private dining rooms and a lovely lounge.
* Dinner $38 (Monday-Friday)

Blue Dragon
Asian | 324 A Street | 617-338-8585 | Reserve

Ming’s Tsai’s Asian gastropub. Located in the heart of Fort Point Channel, Blue Dragon is a comfortable, neighborhood place to simply hang out, have a drink, and enjoy some incredible food. The tapas-style menu adds Ming’s East-West twist to many pub favorites. The bar is well-stocked with a number of craft beers, worldly wines, premium sakes, and signature cocktails.
* Lunch $20 (Monday-Friday) * Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House
Steakhouse | 250 Northern Avenue | 617-951-1368 | Reserve
A steakhouse that focuses on USDA prime beef. The freshest seafood, an expansive wine list, and service second-to-none. Del Frisco’s promises an unforgettable experience in a stunning and energetic setting. Perfect for special occasions, business affairs, or just a night on the town. Del Frisco’s’ famous hospitality will be sure to exceed expectations.
* Lunch $25 (Monday-Friday) * Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

American | 75 Northern Avenue | 617-982-7220 | Reserve
Gather is a full-service restaurant and bar overlooking Boston Harbor that serves inventive, modern American-inspired cuisine to accommodate all palates. They believe local is better, and that’s why all of their ingredients are sourced from neighboring areas whenever possible.
* Dinner $33 (Monday-Friday)

Mastro’s Ocean Club Boston
Steakhouse | 25 Fan Pier Boulevard | 617-530-1925 | Reserve

Mastro’s combines world-class service, highly acclaimed cuisine, and live entertainment in an elegant yet energetic atmosphere. Open for dinner nightly and weekend brunch.
* Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

French | 354 Congress Street | 617-737-0099 | Reserve
Named for a French seaside town a few steps away from the Italian border, Menton is located in Boston’s Fort Point neighborhood, moments away from the financial district and Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, and is the city’s only Relais & Châteaux, AAA five-diamond, and five-star property.
* Lunch $25 (Monday-Friday)

Morton’s The Steakhouse – Boston Seaport
Steakhouse | 2 Seaport Lane | 617-526-0410 | Reserve
Renowned from coast to coast for its signature menu, club-like atmosphere, and legendary hospitality, Morton’s The Steakhouse in Boston’s Seaport District follows the company’s tradition of serving only the finest quality foods, featuring USDA prime aged, grain-fed beef, fresh fish and seafood, choice produce, and a selection of delicious appetizers and decadent desserts, all prepared to perfection and served in a lively atmosphere. Enjoy Bar 1221, Morton’s new enhanced bar with seating for dining, plasma screen televisions, a special ‘Bar Bites’ menu, and the best top-shelf libations available, including Heavenly Mortini’s.
* Lunch $20 (Monday-Friday) * Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

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Ocean Prime
Steakhouse | 140 Seaport Boulevard | 617-670-1345 | Reserve
Ask and you shall receive at Ocean Prime, the award-winning restaurant and lounge from renowned restaurateur Cameron Mitchell. The menu unites fresh seafood and choice steaks, while a service team steeped in the traditions of Midwestern hospitality work to ensure that each and every guest feels like a VIP.
* Lunch $25 (Monday-Friday)

Rosa Mexicano
Mexican | 155 Seaport Boulevard | 617-476-6122 | Reserve
Serving authentic, regionally-inspired Mexican cuisine since 1984. Don’t miss the famous guacamole or collection of more than 150 fine tequilas. Open for brunch, lunch, dinner, and private dining.
* Lunch $20 (Monday-Friday) * Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

Sapore Ristorante + Bar
Italian | 606 Congress Street | 617-476-5606 | Reserve
Gather in a warm and relaxed restaurant where the menu features modern interpretations of the classic rustic flavors of Italy with a focus on indigenous and seasonal ingredients of New England. Locally procured seafood, hand-made pasta, and freshly-baked Neapolitan pizzas are just some of the highlights.
* Lunch $20 * Dinner $33

The Smoke Shop BBQ – Seaport
BBQ | 343 Congress Street | 617-261-7427 | Reserve
The Smoke Shop is a culmination of over two decades of practice, planning, and research from World Barbeque Champion Chef Andy Husbands. The menu showcases slow-cooked, competition-style barbeque including platters of burnt ends, pork ribs, Texas hot links, and brisket with savory sides such as sweet and spicy coleslaw and collard greens. The Smoke Shop also boasts a 200-plus American Whiskey selection and features elevated takes on classic cocktails. Combine all that with family-style hospitality and The Smoke Shop will transport you to your favorite memories of barbeques gone before.
* Lunch $20 * Dinner $33

Italian | 348 Congress Street | 617-737-1234 | Reserve
A modern interpretation of the classic diner, Sportello (Italian for “counter service”) offers a menu of Chef Barbara Lynch’s trattoria-inspired Italian dishes, as well as a supremely approachable, artisanal wine list created by wine director Cat Silirie.
* Lunch $25 (Sunday-Friday) * Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

Strega Waterfront
Italian | 1 Marina Park Drive | 617-345-3992 | Reserve
Located in Boston’s hottest new neighborhood, the Seaport District, Strega Waterfront is the place to enjoy unmatched Italian cuisine and creative cocktails while taking in beautiful waterfront views. Dramatic décor, a bustling social scene, and celebrity restauranteur Nick Varano’s special touches have made Strega Waterfront the number one dining experience in Boston.
* Lunch $20 (Monday-Friday) * Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

American | 1 Seaport Lane | 617-385-4304 | Reserve

Located in the heart of Boston’s bustling Seaport District at the Seaport Hotel, TAMO Bistro and Bar is one of the area’s most popular venues for cocktails, lunch, and dinner. Featuring contemporary cuisine with a distinctive Boston accent, TAMO brings you the best that Boston has to offer with handcrafted cocktails and stylishly presented food inspired by Boston’s famous ethnic neighborhoods, the bounty of New England farms, and the Atlantic Ocean at our doorstep. TAMO offers harbor and Seaport District views with its dramatic floor-to-ceiling windows.
* Lunch $20 (Sunday-Friday) * Dinner $33 (Sunday-Friday)

Tuscan Kitchen Seaport
Italian | 64 Seaport Boulevard | 617-303-7300 | Reserve

Tuscan Kitchen Seaport Boston offers private dining, cooking classes, and catering, featuring delicious artisan Italian cuisine, celebrating the culinary traditions of Italy’s uniquely different regions. Perfect for corporate and social dinners, cocktail receptions, and buyouts up to 500. Enjoy the warm, inviting ambiance for lunch or dinner daily, where Tuscan Kitchen promises a special culinary event with each encounter.
* Lunch $25 * Dinner $38

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South Boston/Dorchester

American | 1236 Dorchester Street | 617-265-4490 | Reserve
dbar is Dorchester’s premiere destination for fine dining, delicious cocktails, and exciting nightlife.
* Dinner $38

Publico Street Bistro & Garden
Latin | 11 Dorchester Street | 617-622-6700 | Reserve
Latin-inspired neighborhood bistro serving worldly, creative cuisine and cocktails. Inspired by the Latin phrase “pro bono public” or “for the good of the people.”
* Dinner $33 

Venezia Waterfront Restaurant & Banquet Facility
Italian | 20 Ericsson Street | 617-436-3120 | Reserve
Fine European cuisine and attentive, professional servers await your arrival.
* Lunch $20 (Monday-Friday) * Dinner $38

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South End

Aquitaine Bar a Vin Bistrot
French | 569 Tremont Street | 617-424-8577 | Reserve
Boston’s original bistro moderne, award-winning Aquitaine offers French bistro classics and an authentic Parisian dining experience to the South End neighborhood. Celebrating 20 years of service, Aquitaine features dishes made with fresh ingredients sourced locally, an ambitious wine program, as well as an impressive seasonal cocktail menu. Aquitaine is open seven days a week for lunch, brunch, and dinner.
* Lunch $20 (Monday-Friday) * Dinner $33

The Beehive Restaurant

International | 541 Tremont Street | 617-423-0069 | Reserve
Underground bohemian bistro with live entertainment.
* Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

Boston Chops
Steakhouse | 1375 Washington Street | 617-227-5011 | Reserve
An urban steak bistro that’s a casual, yet refined twist for which steakhouses are well-known.
* Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

The Butcher Shop
Steakhouse | 552 Tremont Street | 617-423-4800 | Reserve
A tribute to the old world European boucheries, The Butcher Shop is both a neighborhood wine bar and a full-service butcher shop. Inspired by Chef Barbara Lynch’s travels throughout France and Italy, The Butcher Shop is the perfect place to have a glass of wine along with a small bite or linger over a meal. In the back, glass-front refrigerated cases are stocked with links of the shop’s very own sausages and hot dogs, jars of rich demi-glace, slabs of foie gras, and exquisitely marbled cuts of local beef, along with freshly prepared dishes from the kitchen.
* Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

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Italian | 500 Harrison Avenue | 617-338-9500 | Reserve
Cinquecento is an Italian restaurant in Boston’s South End. The cuisine is Roman style, utilizing simple and fresh ingredients with a 100-percent Italian wine list. The private dining room is on the main floor, enclosed by French glass doors looking outside onto a private patio. Amenities include a private bar, 46” LED TV with full presentation capabilities, and Wifi. Complimentary parking will be available to all guests during their event.
* Dinner $33

The Elephant Walk South End
Cambodian, French | 1415 Washington Street
617-436-3120 | Reserve

Recently relocating to Washington Street after operating for 20 years on Beacon Street, The Elephant Walk South End offers a unique combination of French and Cambodian cuisine by Chef Nadsa de Monteiro.
* Dinner $33

Spanish | 700 Harrison Avenue | 617-266-0443 | Reserve
Estragon Tapas Bar is inspired by the supper clubs and salons of 1930 Madrid. Estragon brings old-world charm and a bohemian flair to the tapas experience. The menu focuses on the fresh and the simple, traversing the entire culinary landscape of Spain, and with an all-Spanish, all-affordable wine list, a night at Estragon is like a night in Madrid – or the very next best thing!
* Dinner $33

Gaslight Brasserie du Coin
French | 560 Harrison Avenue | 617-422-0224 | Reserve
Gaslight, Brasserie du Coin (brasserie on the corner) is The Aquitaine Group’s classic neighborhood Parisian brasserie. Gaslight offers its guests French brasserie cuisine of impeccable quality and improbable value in an informal, “old world is new again” setting.
* Dinner $33

Masa Restaurant
Latin American | 439 Tremont Street | 617-338-8884 | Reserve

Masa offers Southwestern cuisine with a fun and lively environment for cocktails, tapas, dinner, and brunch.
* Dinner $33

Mediterranean | 584 Tremont Street | 617-247-2931 | Reserve
Relaxed, romantic neighborhood bistro presenting creative, European-inspired menus.
* Dinner $33

Italian | 782 Tremont Street | 617-936-3490 | Reserve
MIDA is a South End Restaurant, inspired by the simplicity of classic Italian dishes. The menu focuses on many regions of traditional food and culture, using fresh seasonal ingredients.
* Dinner $33

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Chart House Restaurant
Seafood | 60 Long Wharf | 617-227-1576 | Reserve
Chart House is located on Boston’s Long Wharf in the historical John Hancock Counting House. Combine the extraordinary setting with outstanding cuisine and you’ll see why it is a longtime favorite. Choose from famous entrées such as macadamia-crusted Mahi, miso-glazed salmon, and whole Maine lobster, cracked right at your table. Daily selection of fresh fish, extensive wine collection, and the original hot chocolate lava cake. Valet parking and happy hour.
* Lunch $25 * Dinner $38

Miel at InterContinental Boston
French | 510 Atlantic Avenue | 617-217-5151 | Reserve
Boston’s first Provence-themed brasserie celebrating the organic wonders known to this fascinating region of France. Open 24 hours.
* Lunch $25 (Monday-Friday) * Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

Smith and Wollensky – Atlantic Wharf
Steakhouse | 294 Congress Street | 617-778-2200 | Reserve
This new restaurant has the classic steakhouse feel. The interior is designed with rich wood, supple leather, custom antique light fixtures, floor-to-ceiling windows, and European-style exposition kitchen. The inside bar features a full-service oyster bar. The inside dining room and bar will seat up to 280. The restaurant features an outside patio with dining, full-service bar, and lounge seating for up to 125. There are three intimate private event rooms for up to 40 guests.
* Lunch $25 (Sunday-Friday) * Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

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La Morra
Italian | 48 Boylston Street, Brookline, MA
617-739-0007 | Reserve

La Morra features traditional Northern Italian cuisine, cicchetti (Venetian tapas), and a nightly prezzo fisso menu. The menu revolves around a wood grill for preparing meals, local fish, and locally farmed vegetables.
* Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

La Voile Brookline
French | 1627 Beacon Street, Brookline, MA
617-277-1260 | Reserve
La Voile or “The Sail” welcomes you to one of Boston’s most authentic French restaurants. La Voile has all the casual elegance of a Brasserie and the warm hospitality of a bistro.
* Lunch $25 * Dinner $38

Osaka Japanese Sushi & Steak House
Sushi | 14 Green Street, Brookline, MA | 617-732-0088 | Reserve
Osaka is the only Japanese steakhouse (Hibachi restaurant) in Brookline or Boston. Osaka functions in two fantastically different ways: entertaining Hibachi grill show and quiet sushi rooms. Osaka has extensive menus of traditional and creative Japanese cuisines and full drinks. Come enjoy the fun and unique dining experience! Located just one block from the Green Line Coolidge Corner subway stop.
* Lunch $15  * Dinner $28

Toichi Ichiban Japanese Cuisine
Japanese | 5 Kendall Street, Brookline, MA | 617-277-0088
Toichi Ichiban serves innovative Japanese cuisine, specializing in homemade sauces and ramen soup. The broth, cooked for 24 hours, is the restaurant’s signature item. All dishes served at Toichi Ichiban have no MSG, and only the freshest ingredients. The owner and staff want every customer to be able to relax and enjoy homestyle Japanese food.
* Lunch $20 (Sunday-Friday)  * Dinner $33 (Sunday-Friday)

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730 Tavern Kitchen & Patio
American | 730 Massachusetts Avenue | 617-868-8800 | Reserve
The goal is to provide a one-of-a-kind experience in a friendly and diverse atmosphere. Guests can look forward to socializing while enjoying good food, drink, and the company of neighbors and friends, while celebrating New England’s awesome sports teams. They aim to combine culinary excellence, hospitality, awesome music, and an unforgettable time in a sports-driven environment.
* Lunch $15 (Monday-Friday) * Dinner $28 (Sunday-Friday)

Amuse Restaurant and Bar at Le Meridian Cambridge-MIT
American, French | 20 Sidney Street | 617-577-0200 | Reserve
Amuse is a chic bar and restaurant with traditional French fare including classics such as onion soup gratinee, cassoulet, lobster bouillabaisse, grilled chicken paillard, and signature steak frites.
* Lunch $25 * Dinner $38

ArtBar Restaurant at Royal Sonesta – Boston/Cambridge
American | 40 Edwin Land Boulevard | 617-806-4122 | Reserve
ArtBar is a warm, intimate retreat for food and art lovers located inside the Royal Sonesta Hotel Boston. The interior boasts spectacular selections from the hotel’s world-class art collection while the restaurant features innovative, refined, seasonal American cuisine, designed for discovery along with specialty cocktails and a well-curated wine list offering an exciting collection from around the world, all available by the bottle or glass. Patio seating with unparalleled views of the Charles River make ArtBar a great neighborhood destination.
* Dinner $33 (Sunday-Friday)

Beat Brasserie
American | 13 Brattle Street | 617-499-0001 | Reserve
Restaurant brasserie, bar, and live music. Open from 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. every day.
* Dinner $38

Catalyst Restaurant
American | 300 Technology Square | 617-576-3000 | Reserve
Catalyst Restaurant focuses on bright, simple food created from the season’s freshest local ingredients, serious French technique, and an appreciation for the details that go into guests’ experience.
* Dinner $38 (Monday-Saturday)

American | 350 Third Street | 617-661-3866 | Reserve

EVOO is located in the heart of Kendall Square, Cambridge. The menus feature organic, local, and sustainable ingredients and menus change daily. They work closely with local farmers to source ingredients and have a rooftop garden. They are proud to be a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold Certified Restaurant.
* Lunch $20 (Monday-Friday) * Dinner $38

Glass House
American | 450 Kendall Street | 617-945-9450 | Reserve
Glass House is a restaurant, bar, and modern-day meeting house inspired by the history and present-day identity of Kendall Square.
* Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

Grafton Street Pub & Grill
American | 1230 Massachusetts Avenue | 617-497-0400 | Reserve
Grafton Street is a combination of traditional Irish pub and contemporary restaurant. Grafton Street features more than a dozen beers on tap and an extensive wine list.
* Dinner $28

American | 44 Brattle Street | 617-868-2255 | Reserve
Located in Cambridge, Harvest is a culinary landmark specializing in using fresh, local products to create an American-inspired menu.
* Lunch $25 (Monday-Friday) * Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

Henrietta’s Table at Charles Hotel
American | 1 Bennett Street | 617-661-5005 | Reserve
Fresh and honest, Chef Peter Davis has created a cozy, comfortable restaurant at Henrietta’s Table, which honors the culinary bounty of New England.
* Lunch $25 (Monday-Friday) * Dinner $33 (Sunday-Friday)

The Hourly Oyster House
Seafood | 15 Dunster Street | 617-765-2342 | Reserve
The Hourly Oyster House is a vibrant and welcoming neighborhood outpost in the heart of Harvard Square, where guests can enjoy thoughtfully sourced and playfully prepared seafood and oysters from New England and beyond, as well as a carefully crafted selection of signature cocktails, beer, and wine. With a focus on seafood, The Hourly serves up New England classics in a dynamic and airy space. Instead of traditional bread service, meals begin with fresh homemade salt and vinegar chips and guests are sent home with taffy from Harvard Square neighbor, Cabot’s Candy.
* Dinner $38

Kika Tapas
Spanish | 5 Broad Canal Way | 617-245-6030 | Reserve

KIKA is a fun spot for an after-work get together, business dinner, or first date, whether sitting at one of the round booths or on the spacious outdoor patio with views of Boston. The menu features modern Spanish tapas, as well as Latino-inspired dishes. Traditional Spanish paella and sangria, handcrafted cocktails, more than 40 tapas, 30 gluten-free items, and vegetarian dishes to select from to accommodate all of your dining needs. Lunch menu features unique sandwiches and salads.
* Lunch $20 * Dinner $33

Nubar Restaurant at Sheraton Commander Hotel
American | 16 Garden Street | 617-234-1365 | Reserve
Offering traditional and contemporary New England cuisine, the sumptuous Sunday brunch and traditional holiday buffets have become Cambridge classics. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are served in a family atmosphere with style and grace.
* Dinner $33

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Park Restaurant and Bar
American | 59 JFK Street | 617-491-9851 | Reserve
Located in Harvard Square, PARK is a modern neighborhood restaurant and bar designed to suit today’s drinking and dining needs. A place to grab a quick after-work drink or bite, enjoy a leisurely dinner, linger over cocktails, or spend an entire night, PARK offers a variety of experiences that will feel unique depending on which of the four distinct spaces you’re seated. With an eclectic design aesthetic, PARK is stocked with rousing conversation pieces that range from counter-culture artwork from the 1960s to antique book-lined shelves and a trophy case brimming with myriad oddities. Not to be outdone, Executive Chef Mark Goldberg brings a spirited sense of interpretation to PARK’s New American menu of homey classics, which are served alongside an internationally-inspired collection of craft cocktails, beer, and wine.
* Dinner $28

Puritan & Company Restaurant
American | 1166 Cambridge Street | 617-615-6195 | Reserve
Led by Chef Will Gilson, Puritan & Company serves primarily modern American cuisine with particular emphasis on traditional New England fare crafted from locally sourced ingredients.
* Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

Russell House Tavern
American | 14 JFK Street | 617-500-3055 | Reserve
Russell House is a new American tavern serving seasonally changing, classic American fare with contemporary influences, carefully designed cocktails, and a resolute selection of wines and local craft beers.
* Dinner $33

The Smoke Shop by Andy Husbands
BBQ | 1 Kendall Square | 617-577-7427 | Reserve
The Smoke Shop is a culmination of more than two decades of practice, planning, and research from World Barbeque Champion Chef Andy Husbands. The menu showcases slow-cooked, competition-style barbeque including platters of burnt ends, jowl bacon, Texas hot links, and meat boards with savory sides such as sweet and spicy collard greens. Complete with a bold and vibrant setting in 1 Kendall Square, Smoke Shop boasts a 100-plus American Whiskey selection featured in elevated takes on Southern cocktails. Live entertainment, full pig roasts combined with family-style hospitality will transcend you to your favorite memories of barbeques gone before. The Smoke Shop offers casual dining for lunch and dinner, carry-out, delivery and catering.
* Lunch $20 * Dinner $33

Sumiao Hunan Kitchen
Chinese | 270 Third Street | 617-945-0907 | Reserve
Contemporary Chinese restaurant and bar introducing authentic Hunan cuisine with lunch and dinner, plus Baijiu, wine, sake, and cocktails.
* Dinner $28

Summer Shack Cambridge
Seafood | 149 Alewife Brook Parkway | 617-520-9500 | Reserve
Award-winning Jasper White’s Summer Shack specializes in seafood and New England-style dishes perfect for locals and visitors. For a casual night out with terrific food, the Summer Shack offers the freshest seafood available, including White’s famous pan-roasted lobster, hearty chowders, grilled fish, fried chicken, a huge raw bar, and even corn dogs for kids.
* Lunch $25 (Monday-Friday) * Dinner $33 (Sunday-Friday)

American | 377 Walden Street | 617-714-5584 | Reserve
Talulla is a small restaurant, operated by husband and wife duo, Conor Dennehy and Danielle Ayer. The restaurant is named after their infant daughter, Talulla. The atmosphere is warm and cozy, and the service is elegant and refined. They have a small cocktail program centered around low ABV cocktails, and the wine list features world-class wines.
* Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

Temple Bar
American | 1688 Massachusetts Avenue | 617-547-5055 | Reserve
Named after the bustling entertainment district of Temple Bar, Dublin, here you can relax, dine, and enjoy the wide selection of wine, beer, and single malt scotches.
* Dinner $33

Toscano Harvard Square
Italian | 52 Brattle Street | 617-354-5250 | Reserve
126-seat Tuscan-style restaurant located in Harvard Square, serving lunch and dinner with private dining available.
* Lunch $25 * Dinner $38

Italian | 502 Massachusetts Avenue | 617-576-1900 | Reserve
Viale serves ingredient-driven, Mediterranean-inspired food in a warm and casual environment. The rotating menu showcases seasonal pasta dishes, appetizers, and entrées like simply grilled pizzas and meats perfectly charred on a wood-fired grill. All major ingredients are locally sourced, meaning the shellfish, meat, and produce are procured by the chef from some of the finest farmers and fishermen of New England. The wine list features the vintages of small organic and biodynamic growers, and the artisanal cocktails and craft beers are all created with the same care as the food on the menu.
* Lunch $20 (Monday-Friday) * Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

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Greater Boston – North

A Tavola
Italian | 34 Church Street, Winchester, MA
781-729-1040 | Reserve
Chef Vittorio Ettore’s A Tavola features farm-to-table eclectic Italian cuisine including small plates of cured meats and fresh cheeses, handmade pasta, and porchetta (pig roast).
* Dinner $38

Bistro 5
Italian | 5 Playstead, Medford, MA | 781-395-7464 | Reserve
A neighborhood restaurant and bar serving seasonally inspired food with an Italian twist and handcrafted cocktails in Medford.
* Dinner $38

Bronwyn Restaurant
German | 255 Washington Street, Somerville, MA
617-776-9900 | Reserve

The food and drink of Germany, Central Europe, and Northern Italy.
* Dinner $28

Cafe Escadrille
American | 26 Cambridge Street, Burlington, MA
781-273-1916 | Reserve
Cafe Escadrille has been hosting a fine dining experience in Burlington for more than 40 years. With all of their unique dining experiences, Cafe Escadrille has something for everyone. In addition to the restaurants, they also have function rooms and host everything from weddings to board meetings.

The Capital Grille – Burlington
Steakhouse | 10 Wayside Road, Burlington, MA
781-505-4130 | Reserve
The Capital Grille boasts an atmosphere of power dining, relaxed elegance, and style. Nationally acclaimed for dry aging steaks on the premises, the Grille serves classic steakhouse offerings such as chops, large North Atlantic lobsters, and fresh seafood.
* Lunch $20 (Monday-Friday) * Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

Chopps American Bar & Grill at Boston Marriott Burlington
American | 1 Burlington Mall Road, Burlington, MA
781-229-6565 | Reserve
CHOPPS American Bar and Grill is a modern chophouse serving inspired American cuisine from the talented CHOPPS culinary team and Consulting Chef Daniel Bruce. Succulent cuts of all natural beef, fresh local seafood, and regional specialties are paired with artfully crafted cocktails and an extensive wine list featuring appealing selections by the glass and bottle. A contemporary take on a quintessential American dining experience, CHOPPS welcomes guests into a relaxed, warm setting for exquisite food, tempting drinks, and live entertainment. Located inside the newly renovated Boston Marriott Burlington, CHOPPS draws diners into the inviting bar, dining room, and seasonal outdoor terrace (The Terrace @ CHOPPS) for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and drinks seven nights a week.
* Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

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Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse – Lynnfield
Steakhouse | MarketStreet Complex, Lynnfield, MA
781-944-4810 | Reserve
Davio’s Lynnfield seats more than 250 people in the MarketStreet Complex. Davio’s pairs a state-of-the-art kitchen and exceptional restaurant design with an inviting place to dine. Enjoy exceptional food, drink, and service provided by a professional staff. The open kitchen and large lively bar resemble the Boston location, with an added patio and fireplace in the mix. Davio’s signature Northern Italian Brandt Beef steaks, handmade pasta, and authentic pizzas combine to create a dining experience that is unforgettable. Attention to detail and attentiveness to your needs is evident in everything they do.
* Lunch $25 * Dinner $38 

Del Frisco’s Grille – Burlington
Steakhouse | 92 Middlesex Turnpike, Burlington, MA
781-365-2005 | Reserve
Del Frisco’s Grille uses local ingredients alongside new classics that are easy to share with friends, like flatbreads, cheesesteak eggrolls, and ahi tacos. The menu also includes a selection of prime steaks, hearty salads, and chef-inspired entrees.
* Lunch $20 (Monday-Friday) * Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

Italian | 86 Cambridge Street, Burlington, MA
781-270-0100 | Reserve
A new concept in Tuscan dining from the Columbus Restaurant Group. Chef Marvin Posada offers a Tuscan-inspired menu with a particular focus on wood-grilled meats and fishes. The name “L’Andana” is a misnomer of the Italian term for far away, or “lontano.”
* Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

Matadora Restaurant at the Hilton Boston Woburn
Spanish | 2 Forbes Road, Woburn, MA | 781-932-0999 | Reserve

Within a dramatic setting, Matadora blends tailored tapas with classic staples and bold drinks for a unique, bull-stopping dining experience.
* Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

Oliveira’s Steakhouse
Brazilian | 120 Washington Street, Somerville, MA | 617-764-0455 | Reserve

A Brazilian Steakhouse with full service and liquor, they offer an “all you can eat” dining experience Rodizio. The BBQ chefs bring and carve tableside service of lamb, chicken, pork, and beef. They also have unlimited offerings of 20 kinds of salads and hot dishes from the buffet and salad bar. Drinks and desserts are not included.
* Lunch $25 (Sunday-Friday) * Dinner $28 (Sunday-Friday)

One Pot
Chinese | 475 Ferry Street, Malden, MA | 617-618-9393

One Pot is a lovely neighborhood restaurant that specializes in the authentic, Guangxi-styled Chinese cuisine. You will find a variety of delicious dishes at reasonable prices. Specialties include snail noodle soup, crispy and salted chicken, fermented soybeans noodle soup, spicy fish pot, and sautéed spicy crab to name a few. Refreshing smoothies with fresh fruit and boba milk tea are also available to complement One Pot’s savory entrées. In addition to the rare specials, you can satiate your craving for something sweet by selecting from a variety of homemade Chinese desserts, like Durian mousse, Beijing yogurt, osmanthus jelly, etc. You will have a deeply satisfying and pleasant dining experience at One Pot.
* Lunch $25 * Dinner $38

Real Italian Gusto Restaurant
Italian | 24 High Street, Medford, MA | 781-396-1656 | Reserve
Authentic Italian restaurant and pizzeria. Brick-oven imported from Italy and pizza chef from Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana.
* Dinner $33 (Sunday-Friday)

Seasons 52 Burlington
American | 6 Wayside Road, Burlington, MA
781-272-5552 | Reserve

Enjoy a fresh dining experience that celebrates living well at Seasons 52 grill and wine bar. With its seasonally inspired dining choices, adventurous wine list, and casually sophisticated ambiance, there’s always something new to discover, 52 weeks per year. Live entertainment nightly. Private dining and chef’s table available.
* Lunch $20 (Sunday-Friday) * Dinner $33 (Sunday-Friday)

Strega Prime Italian Steakhouse
Steakhouse | 100 Sylvan Road, Woburn, MA
781-933-333 | Reserve
The Strega Brand was built in Boston, and now the family is branding something new: Strega Prime, a classic Italian steakhouse with dazzling interiors, impeccable service, artisanal wines, and the best chops available, all done the “Strega way.”
* Lunch $20 (Monday-Friday) * Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

Tuscan Kitchen
Italian | 2400 District Avenue, Burlington, MA
617-303-7300 | Reserve

An artisan Italian restaurant specializing in scratch-made pasta, pastries, gelati, and butchered meats. Rustic chic décor with outdoor seating and outdoor bar.
* Lunch $25 (Monday-Friday) * Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

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Greater Boston – South

Abby Park
American | 550 Adams Street, Milton, MA
617-696-8700 | Reserve
Abby Park offers American cuisine with a modern and creative twist. Mediterranean and European influences infuse classic comfort dishes with a hint of worldliness, making the menus fun yet familiar.
* Lunch $20 * Dinner $33

Amelia’s – Stoughton
Steakhouse | 217 Washington Street, Stoughton, MA
781-886-6126 | Reserve
The extensive wine list and fine selections of cocktails and single malts complement the most tender and flavorful steaks. An abundance of fresh pasta and homemade desserts showcases the kitchen’s creativity and passion. Whether having a family gathering or celebrating a special occasion, the polished service and cordial staff make sure you and your guests have an enjoyable and delightful experience.
* Dinner $38

Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse – Braintree
Steakhouse | 250 Granite Street, Braintree, MA
781-843-4810 | Reserve
Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse pairs a state-of-the-art kitchen and exceptional restaurant design in Braintree with a warm, inviting place to dine. Attention to detail and attentiveness to your needs is evident in everything they do.
* Lunch $25 * Dinner $38

Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse – Patriot Place
Steakhouse | 236 Patriot Place, Foxboro, MA
508-339-4810 | Reserve
Davio’s is a beautifully designed, upscale fine dining restaurant featuring Northern Italian cuisine and prime steaks, and 100 outdoor seats on its seasonal patio.
* Lunch $25 * Dinner $38

Italian | 556 Adams Street, Milton, MA | 617-696-8400 | Reserve
Novara rivals the quality and authenticity of Boston’s North End restaurants in a suburban setting. Set in the historic Milton Theatre, Novara has a casually sophisticated atmosphere.
* Lunch $20 * Dinner $33

Yard House – Legacy Place
Contemporary American | 200 Legacy Place, Dedham, MA
Yard House is the modern American gathering place where beer and food lovers unite, offering lunch, dinner, and late-night dining around the corner from Fenway Park. Enjoy 180 beer taps, 100-plus globally-inspired dishes, and happy hour Monday through Friday.
* Lunch $15 (Sunday-Friday) * Dinner $28 (Sunday-Friday)

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Greater Boston – West

80 Thoreau
American | 80 Thoreau Street, Concord, MA
978-318-0008 | Reserve
80 Thoreau is a progressive fine dining restaurant set in the beautiful New England town of Concord, sourcing from local farms and offering genuine hospitality.
* Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

Besito Mexican Restaurant – Chestnut Hill
Mexican | 199 Boylston Street, Chestnut Hill, MA
617-527-1155 | Reserve
Besito, translated as “little kiss,” strives to delight guests with the warmth of a private hacienda offering thoughtful details and cuisine. Besito was rated “excellent” by the New York Times with décor that embraces all the flavors and festivity of Mexican cuisine. Enjoy fresh, table-side guacamole and more than 75 tequilas all straight from Mexico.
* Dinner $33 (Sunday-Friday)

The Capital Grille – Chestnut Hill
Steakhouse | 250 Boylston Street, Chestnut Hill, MA
617-928-1400 | Reserve
You’ll quickly see why The Boston Globe proclaimed “we’ve never been happier in our lives,” after an evening at The Capital Grille. Drawing from its New England roots, The Capital Grille’s relaxed elegance and style have become a trademark of the Boston area. Join them just east of the Atrium Mall and a million miles from the ordinary.
* Lunch $20 (Monday-Friday) * Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)


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Davio’s Chestnut Hill
Steakhouse | 55 Boylston Street, Chestnut Hill, MA
617-738-4810 | Reserve
The perfect combination of classic dishes and Davio’s signature Northern Italian steaks with Davio’s approachable style. Davio’s pairs a state-of-the-art kitchen and exceptional restaurant design with an inviting place to dine. Enjoy exceptional food, drink, and service provided by a professional staff. The mahogany wood tables, open kitchen, and large lively bar provide theatrical flair and set the perfect stage for handmade pasta, authentic pizzas, and prime Brandt beef.
* Lunch $25 * Dinner $38

Del Frisco’s Grille – Chestnut Hill
Steakhouse | 33 Boylston Street, Chestnut Hill, MA
617-608-3682 | Reserve

Del Frisco’s Grille uses local ingredients alongside new classics that are easy to share with friends: flatbreads, cheesesteak eggrolls, ahi tacos. The menu also includes a selection of prime steaks, hearty salads, and chef-inspired entrées.
* Lunch $20 (Sunday-Friday) * Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

Ruth’s Chris Steak House – Waltham
Steakhouse | 500 Totten Pond Road, Waltham, MA
781-622-9775 | Reserve

Savor an evening in the vibrant bar, the elegantly designed dining room, or host a memorable private party or corporate event in one of the three private dining rooms. All with Ruth’s signature sizzle, legendary USDA prime steaks, fresh seafood, scratch-made sides and desserts, handcrafted cocktails and award-winning wines, and a level of hospitality that would make their namesake proud.
* Lunch $25 (Monday-Friday) * Dinner $38 (Sunday-Friday)

Savinos Grill
Italian | 449 Common Street, Belmont, MA
617-484-3499 | Reserve

Located in Belmont, Savinos Grill invites you to join them for an evening of elegant dining in a beautiful setting. The unique offerings combine the flavors of the foods of Italy and the surrounding Mediterranean regions. They carry a diverse selection of international and domestic wines, as well as fine liquors. Come by for a taste of something unique and wonderful. They are open Monday through Saturday, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. They are open on Sunday for private functions only. 
* Dinner $38

Seasons 52 Chestnut Hill
American | 220 Boylston Street, Chestnut Hill, MA
617-558-1152 | Reserve

Enjoy a fresh dining experience that celebrates living well at Seasons 52 grill and wine bar. With its seasonally inspired dining choices, adventurous wine list, and casually sophisticated ambiance, there’s always something new to discover, 52 weeks per year. Live entertainment nightly. Private dining and chef’s table available.
* Lunch $20 * Dinner $33 (Sunday-Friday)

Solea Restaurant & Tapas Bar
Tapas | 388 Moody Street, Waltham, MA
781-894-1805 | Reserve
Savor the experience of a different time and place while sipping sangria at the bar or sampling a medley of tapas in an elegant and spirited dining room and café. Solea Restaurant and Tapas Bar embraces the romantic spirit of colonial South America while honoring its southern European culinary heritage. Today in Spain, tapas are a cherished tradition of sophisticated little dishes eaten at all times of the day and night. Enjoy the diverse menu and wine list from Spain, Portugal, Chile, and Argentina.
* Dinner $33

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