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Best American Restaurants in Allston

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A photo of Eastern Standard restaurant
4.5
Awesome(556)
Price: Expensive
• American • Fenway–Kenmore
Booked 85 times today
Originally opened in 2005, Garrett Harker’s flagship restaurant has reopened its doors just up Beacon St. only three blocks from its original location. Eastern Standard continues to offer seasonally focused New England interpretations of classic brasserie fare, including raw bar and charcuterie, nostalgic favorites like steak tartare, baked rigatoni, steak frites, and butterscotch bread pudding, and some new soon-to-be-instant-classic dishes. Cocktail legend Jackson Cannon has crafted a beverage menu that features an array of craft cocktails both new and classic, a curated selection of wines, and craft beers from near and far.Please contact events@eshospitality.com to inquire about hosting your private event or large party reservation.
A photo of Alden and Harlow restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(4765)
Price: Moderate
• American • West Cambridge
Booked 97 times today
Alden and Harlow, located in the heart of Harvard Square, stands out as an excellent choice for enthusiasts of American cuisine. The restaurant boasts a high caliber of food, with many praising the creativity and outstanding vegetarian options. Reviews hail the establishment's signature dishes, such as the charred broccoli, smoked carrots, and corn pancakes, as exquisite revelations in flavor. The tastefully unique combinations of ingredients, like smoked chicken raviolo on creamed parsnips, further set Alden and Harlow apart. Its vibrant atmosphere and attentive staff garner high praises, with many guests promising to return. Whether you're having a casual brunch or a special dinner, Alden and Harlow delivers a truly exceptional American dining experience.
A photo of Earls Kitchen + Bar - Boston - Prudential Center restaurant
4.4
Awesome(3284)
Price: Expensive
• American • Back Bay
Booked 141 times today
Located in the heart of Boston, at the Prudential Center, Earls Kitchen + Bar is a beloved destination for aficionados of excellent American cuisine. Diners rave about the fantastic food and exemplary service, with one reviewer noting the "very American" menu filled with classic surf and turf options. The restaurant's atmosphere is frequently highlighted, described as "upscale, energetic, and clean" and capable of accommodating both special occasions and casual outings. The rooftop bar is another standout feature, enhancing the overall dining experience. The staff, including servers like Kate, Hunter, and Yesica, consistently receive praise for their friendly and attentive service. As one pleased customer put it, Earls Kitchen + Bar is "one of my favorite places to go in the city".
A photo of Pammy's restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(2147)
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Cambridge
Booked 29 times today
Pammy's is known for its exceptional American cuisine that doesn't disappoint. Customers rave about the innovative and delicious dishes served, with favourites being the American unagi, Brussels sprout salad, Culurgione, and duck dishes. Reviews applaud the intriguing wine pairings and knowledge of the staff in suggesting them. The atmosphere has been described as sublime and the decor as trendy California Cool, adding to the overall dining experience. Although the price may be higher, customers agree that it is well worth it for the quality of food and service provided. Pammy's has established itself as a special occasion go-to and one of the finest restaurants in its area.
A photo of Abe & Louie’s - Boston restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(8928)
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Back Bay
Booked 72 times today
Abe & Louie's in Boston is highly regarded as one of the best steakhouses in the city. Consistently described as superior to other chains, it boasts an unrivaled quality that has been maintained over the years, despite necessary price increases. The bone-in rib eye comes highly recommended from patrons, and the steaks are always cooked to perfection. A notable aspect of this establishment is its extensive wine list, reflecting its commitment to providing a well-rounded dining experience. With a top-notch staff that attends to the needs of every customer and a warm, welcoming ambiance, it's no surprise that Abe & Louie's is a must-visit when in Boston.
A photo of Buttermilk & Bourbon restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(3296)
Price: Moderate
• American • Back Bay
Booked 121 times today
Buttermilk & Bourbon is celebrated for its excellent southern cuisine. The restaurant seamlessly blends southern comfort food with a dash of tapas, creating a unique dining experience that's been lauded in numerous reviews. Patrons rave about the fried chicken, biscuits, mussels and shrimp & grits, with one customer declaring, "Some of the best Southern food I’ve ever had, especially the biscuits." Another review compliments the twist on traditional Southern food served tapas-style as a "unique concept." With positive comments on the restaurant's ambiance, service, and cocktails, Buttermilk & Bourbon proves itself as a gem in the Southern cuisine scene.
A photo of Grill 23 & Bar restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(8484)
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Back Bay
Booked 71 times today
Grill 23 & Bar is an excellent choice for those in search of an unforgettable steak dining experience. Feedback from satisfied customers highlight it as a must-visit locale, with one patron describing the Kobe Cap Steak as the best they've ever had and others praising the exceptional service. The outstanding reviews reflect the restaurant's commitment to creating a premium dining experience, with remarks such as "Food and service were spectacular" underscoring its superb offerings. Noteworthy is the mention of the restaurant's martinis being the "coldest" in Boston, showing that every aspect of the meal, from beverage to main course, is thoughtfully prepared to impress.
A photo of Harvest restaurant
4.5
Awesome(5109)
Price: Expensive
• American • Cambridge
Booked 44 times today
Harvest is a renowned restaurant celebrated for its exceptional Contemporary American cuisine. With a wine list "phenomenal" as its dishes, this establishment has managed to garner rave reviews for its unique and delightfully tasty offerings, from its "fresh and delicious" Seared Atlantic Salmon to its "best they had ever eaten" Heritage Pork Chops, not forgetting the “genius” of its chef. Furthermore, the restaurant's dessert menu, curated by Joshua Livsey, an Executive Pastry Chef and featured talent on Food Network’s Holiday Baking Championship and Best Baker in America, has gained notable attention. The "perfectly moist" and succulent seafood and the "wonderful" service have also earned it a reputation of excellence among its patrons.
A photo of Prairie Fire restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(425)
Price: Moderate
• American • Brookline
Booked 25 times today
Prairie Fire is a treasured neighborhood eatery located in Coolidge Corner, renowned for its impeccable American cuisine. From its sublime, light pizza crust to its expertly seasoned and varied dishes, the restaurant has garnered rave reviews from its patrons. The grilled striped bass, 1/2 chicken with fingerling potatoes and beer glaze, flavorful Field Green salad, and the mafaldi pasta stand out as particular favorites. Often full even on a Monday evening, the restaurant maintains a lively but manageable noise level, ensuring customers can enjoy their dining experience. Excellent service, an extensive wine list, and its ability to foster a welcoming ambiance all contribute to Prairie Fire's accolades.
A photo of Henrietta's Table restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(4642)
Price: Expensive
• American • Cambridge
Booked 23 times today
Located in the Charles Hotel, Henrietta's Table has garnered rave reviews for its superb American cuisine. Recognized for their fresh, locally sourced ingredients, Henrietta's Table offers a range of tasty dishes from perfect salmon to fabulous pot roast and exceptional desserts, all presented beautifully. Renowned for its warm and hospitable atmosphere, the restaurant is often described as a calm refuge amidst the buzzing Harvard Square. Reviewers commend the spot for its excellent service, with attentive and friendly staff ensuring a stellar dining experience. Whether you're looking for a hearty brunch or an elegant dinner, Henrietta's Table is, as a reviewer put it, a "terrific place" presenting a "exquisite interpretation of traditional ingredients".
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