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Best American Restaurants in East Boston


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A photo of Pazza on Porter restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • East Boston
Booked 1 time today
Pazza On Porter offers Italian-American cuisine with homemade pasta, dishes made from scratch with fresh ingredients, and a great cocktail program featuring all cocktails made in-house. Visit Pazza to experience social dining with an energetic atmosphere.
A photo of Earls Kitchen + Bar - Boston - Prudential Center restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Back Bay
Booked 152 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 Legal Sea Foods - Harborside restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Seaport
Booked 148 times today
Legal Sea Foods - Harborside, located in Boston, is beloved for its excellent seafood cuisine and stunning views of the harbor. Patrons consistently praise the freshness and quality of their seafood offerings. Notable mentions include the "outstanding" seafood tower, superb shrimp flatbreads, and the phenomenal Black Magic oysters from Nova Scotia. The restaurant's sushi menu, featuring delicacies such as the Dragon Roll and Sake nigiri, is also highly appreciated. Many reviews highlight the restaurant's exceptional service and scenic outdoor dining experience. Legal Sea Foods - Harborside is indeed a must-go place for anyone craving an authentic "New England Seafood Experience".
A photo of Serafina Seaport restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Seaport
Booked 75 times today
Serafina Seaport in Boston has been praised as an exceptional provider of authentic Italian cuisine. Its flavorful dishes and outstanding service have left an indomitable impression on many customers, some even comparing the restaurant's food to be as good as Italian dishes get in Boston. Particularly appreciated are dishes like the truffle, Ceasar salad, mussels, chicken parm and the seafood pasta, all of which are said to be deliciously worth the visit. The restaurant's ambiance is equally compelling, with a lively vibe, ambient evening lighting, and outdoor seating offering a soothing sea breeze. The excellent dining experience at Serafina Seaport is quintessentially Italian, backed by attentive staff, quality wines and an interesting, diverse menu. Reviewers have highly recommended the restaurant, with many planning on returning to try more of their offerings.
A photo of Moxies - Boston Seaport restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Seaport
Booked 98 times today
Moxies is an upscale casual restaurant sharing our passion for fresh ingredients and food & drink in an energetic and stylish environment. Enjoy handcrafted cocktails and globally-inspired dishes like our Chipotle Mango Chicken, Vegetarian Power Bowl, and Salmon & Avocado Cobb Salad. Located in Boston Seaport, Moxies features two levels of stunning architecture and Harbor views with multiple bars, dining and lounge areas. Our handcrafted cocktails and food menu are served until late every day. Join us for Happy Hour. Our bartenders will be mixing favorites like the Cucumber Cobbler, Espresso Martini and our signature cocktail The Marky Marg.
A photo of Buttermilk & Bourbon restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Back Bay
Booked 110 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 Waverly Kitchen and Bar restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Charlestown
Booked 46 times today
Waverly Kitchen and Bar, located in Charlestown, is well-reputed for its excellent American cuisine. Customers emphasize the outstanding quality of every single item on the menu, from the "to die for" French toast to the dreamy chicken pot pie. The service is extolled as outstanding, attentive, and friendly. Dishes such as the grilled banana bread and the Mahi Mahi come highly recommended. Even those with dietary restrictions praise the establishment, though some suggest clearer labeling of gluten-free options. In sum, Waverly Kitchen and Bar consistently delivers a fantastic dining experience with remarkable food, excellent service, and a pleasant ambiance. It's a cherished spot for locals and a must-visit for those passing through Boston.
A photo of Joe’s Waterfront restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • North End
Booked 56 times today
Joe’s Waterfront, well-known for its American culinary excellence, offers an expansive variety of dishes. Based on gleaming reviews, its clam chowder, lobster roll, chicken avocado BLT, and steak frites are admired as especially delicious. Their menu ranges from enticing appetizers like cheeseburger spring rolls to hearty entrées, such as the 10-hour baby back ribs and Pan-Roasted Atlantic Salmon, representing the rich tastes of American cuisine. Patrons laud the restaurant's ability to cater to dietary restrictions with keen attention to allergen cross-contamination. With an unbeatable harbor view, Joe’s Waterfront delivers not just mouth-watering meals, but also unforgettably beautiful ambiance appreciated by locals and tourists alike.
A photo of Chart House Restaurant - Boston restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Financial District
Booked 48 times today
Chart House Restaurant in Boston is highly praised for its exceptional seafood cuisine, with customers enjoying their meals for over the last 40 years. Patrons rave about irresistible dishes like the Ice Seafood Tower, Cape Scallops, and succulent Swordfish, marking it as a haven for seafood and steak lovers. The restaurant's seafood selection is often referred to as "world-class" and the "best seafood" in their Boston trip. Its exceptional service and warm ambiance compliment the excellent food, setting the stage for memorable dining experiences. Experiencing Chart House Restaurant's seafood is certainly a must-do when venturing into Boston city.
A photo of State Street Provisions restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Financial District
Booked 56 times today
State Street Provisions, located near the harbor in Boston, is an exemplar of exceptional American cuisine. The restaurant continuously receives high praise from visitors for its consistently delicious food, variation in menu, and excellent service. Notable delights include the chicken wings, green goddess salad with salmon, and the Fat Old Fashioned cocktail. Its lobster roll is particularly cited as one of the best in Boston. The high quality of dishes and their creativity in fusion of ingredients have been well-appreciated by patrons, with many looking forward to returning. Additionally, the service is mentioned as fast, attentive, and knowledgeable, contributing to an "experience [that] was a 10 out of 10". The proximity to the aquarium, Duck Boats, Quincy Market, and other waterfront activities has also made it a convenient and enjoyable spot for locals and tourists alike.

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Discover best American restaurants in East Boston

Discover a slice of American culinary excellence in the vibrant neighborhood of East Boston. This area is renowned for its dynamic dining scene, where American cuisine takes on a local twist, offering visitors a range of flavors from traditional to contemporary. Restaurants in East Boston present a unique dining experience, blending rich historical influences with modern culinary innovations. Here, you can savor everything from classic American dishes to inventive new creations, all while enjoying the charming ambiance of one of Boston's most bustling districts. Each establishment prides itself on quality service, ensuring a memorable meal whether you're a local or a visitor. The focus on fresh, high-quality ingredients and the chefs' expertise in American cuisine make East Boston a must-visit for food enthusiasts. Enjoy the scenic views and spirited atmosphere as you indulge in some of the best American dining Greater Boston has to offer.

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