Dining Guides

Broccoli alla grillia "Caesar" at Fox & the Knife

14 Best Restaurants in South Boston

Just how much has Southie changed since Amhreins first opened? Well, the 130-year-old tavern still stands—for now— but it’s just a few steps down Broadway […]

The Burren in Davis Square

The 17 Best Irish Pubs in Boston

The Irish pub is a prevalent style of watering hole in cities that aren’t home to huge populations of Irish descendants, so it’s no surprise that […]


The 35 Best Bars in Boston

1. Backbar Cocktail connoisseurs flock to this inconspicuous spot, hidden behind a nearly unmarked door, for co-owner Sam Treadway’s seriously artful libations—from whimsical twists on […]


14 of Boston’s Best Margaritas to Drink Right Now (in Moderation, of Course)

Nothing cuts spice quite like the citrusy saltiness of a well-made margarita. Whether you’re looking for a classic drink with tequila, triple sec, and fresh […]


The 15 Most Romantic Restaurants in Boston

Sparking conversation over shared plates at a warmly candlelit table is a surefire way to stoke romance. Greater Boston offers plenty of cozy date spots, […]


15 Places to Find the Best Ramen in Boston

The word “ramen” simply describes springy wheat noodles—so yes, those just-add-water snacks you devoured in your college dorm technically qualify. But hopefully, by now, they’re […]


The 15 Best Places For Pizza In Boston

We don’t care what your friends in New York have to say: Boston is a great pizza town now. Besides its handful of old-timers that […]


The Best Snow Day Dining Deals in Boston

Bostonians are no strangers to snow days–we lace-up our Bean boots, grab a hot (or iced) coffee from Dunks, and we’re out the door to […]

A bartender strains an ice-col gin martini at Orfano

Where to Indulge in Special Holiday Lunch at Boston Restaurants This Season

Savor this busy season by making time for an indulgent lunch with colleagues, family and friends. Annual favorites like No. 9 Park return with weekday […]


Where to Indulge in Italian White Truffles around Boston This Winter

A bright spot of this otherwise dark time of year? White truffles. An Italian delicacy, these wild tubers are harvested annually from the northwestern region—they’re […]


The 17 Best Restaurants in Dorchester

Boston’s largest neighborhood is also the most diverse. Whether you’re looking for the best Vietnamese cuisine in town, perfect patio dining, or a no-frills counter […]


Best Restaurants in Boston

Edited by Scott Kearnan Additional reporting by Jacqueline Cain, Julia Clancy, and Brittany Jasnoff To everything there is a season—especially in dining. Ingredients shift to […]

Boston Theater District at Night

The 12 Best Downtown Boston Theater District Restaurants

Heading out for a night on the town to see a splashy production that might make it to Broadway one day? You’re going to need […]

A Cosmic Brownie doughnut at the Broadway South Boston

The 17 Best Doughnuts in Boston

Home to one of the most recognizable coffee-companion brands in the world, Greater Boston knows its doughnuts. And it’s not just because we have a […]


The 21 Best Late-Night Food Options in Boston

Sure, with our early last calls and even earlier subway-service shutdowns, Boston will never be confused for the City That Never Sleeps. But for those in need […]