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Best American Restaurants in Boston/New England


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A photo of ArtBar restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Cambridge
Booked 15 times today
ArtBar, located near MIT and overlooking the Charles River, offers a delightful American dining experience. The restaurant has garnered high praise for its excellent service, gluten-free options, and a commendable menu with exceptional dishes like the filet mignon dinner. The friendly staff and beautiful views of the river and Boston skyline make it an attractive choice for celebratory dining or a relaxing day out. It's also highly recommended for its accommodating and efficient service, proving that it's more than just a hotel restaurant. The patio dining, in particular, has been described as a great experience, with many customers eager to return. Regardless of the occasion, ArtBar delivers a pleasing, warm ambiance along with exciting and delicious food.
A photo of Bambara Kitchen & Bar restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Cambridge
Bambara Kitchen & Bar is a renowned restaurant that offers distinctly good American cuisine. Situated in Boston's vibrant culinary scene, Bambara has managed to stand out by marrying tradition and innovation in its menu. From their brunch options like the light-hearted Banana bread or more robust choices like the Brunch Burger, to the flavorful dinner dishes such as Wagyu Brisket with polenta, every item on the menu is meticulously prepared by their talented chef, impressing both local and international food enthusiasts. As several reviews attest, the dining experience at Bambara Kitchen & Bar is elevating, marked by phenomenal flavors, excellent service, and a touch of Armenian/Middle Eastern influence. The unforgettable dining experience, combined with reasonable prices, make Bambara a "gustatory celebration" that keeps diners coming back for more.
A photo of Earls Kitchen + Bar - Boston - Prudential Center restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Back Bay
Booked 163 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 Alcove restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • West End
Booked 30 times today
Alcove, beloved by locals and visitors alike, continues to redefine the concept of American cuisine in Boston. Diners gush over the warm, efficient service and the restaurant's innovative menu; highlights include grilled avocado, succulent half chicken, and delightful salads. Patrons also rave about the "amazing", "reliable" food, and the "fantastic bar program." Located close to TD Garden, Alcove is a popular pre-show dining spot. The venue also boasts stunning views of the Zakim Bridge, which can be enjoyed from their picturesque outdoor seating area. Reviewers also praise the restaurant for its excellent service, reasonable prices, and visually appealing interiors.
A photo of Grill 23 & Bar restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Back Bay
Booked 70 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 75 Chestnut restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Beacon Hill
Booked 40 times today
75 Chestnut has truly captured the essence of contemporary American cuisine in Boston. This exemplary Beacon Hill restaurant delights customers with its unique entrees, traditional American food with a flare, and its cozy, intimate atmosphere. As one review testifies, "This is literally the best American fare in Boston." With menus that cater to varied dietary needs, they offer a great mix of favorite and unique dishes. The staff's attention to detail, professionalism, and exceptional service is repeatedly commended. It is described as a "charming restaurant with delicious cuisine and a knowledgeable wait staff." From the ambiance to the food, everything about 75 Chestnut speaks to why it has become a favorite spot in the neighborhood. For those seeking an authentic experience of contemporary American cuisine, a visit to 75 Chestnut is a must.
A photo of Abe & Louie’s - Boston restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Back Bay
Booked 100 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 The Banks Seafood and Steak restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Back Bay
Booked 24 times today
The Banks Fish House in Boston is a highly-recommended destination for lovers of seafood. Reviewers consistently note the freshness and inventiveness of the dishes, with one customer describing the seafood as "cooked perfectly, so fresh, and very inventive." The exceptional quality of the cuisine is underpinned by phenomenal service, with servers like Johan and Nina singled out for their attentive and courteous manner. From the unique seafood dishes to the fantastic view of the famous Trinity Church, this restaurant provides an immaculate experience that leaves customers eager to return. The Banks Fish House sets a high standard for seafood cuisine, ensuring a memorable culinary adventure for all who visit.
A photo of Buttermilk & Bourbon restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Back Bay
Booked 123 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 Mooo BEACON HILL restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Beacon Hill
Booked 52 times today
Mooo BEACON HILL, located in Boston, is celebrated by guests as the best Steakhouse in the city. Their menu features a diverse selection of steak cuts, unique sauces, and traditionally prepared sides. The steaks, such as the Greater Omaha Prime New York Sirloin and Brandt Prime Ribeye, have been praised as phenomenal. The beef wellington is another highlight, often described as melting in your mouth. Mooo BEACON HILL has an outstanding reputation for its high-quality cuisine, excellent service, and premium wine selection, providing an impeccable dining experience. It was voted the best Steakhouse in Boston by Thrillist, holding its own against renowned steakhouses such as Strip House in NYC.
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