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Best American Restaurants in Wellesley


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A photo of The Cottage Wellesley restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Wellesley
Booked 53 times today
The Cottage Wellesley is a highly lauded Contemporary American restaurant known for delivering an exquisite dining experience. Reviews highlight their excellent food, particularly the perfectly cooked salmon and the crisp, juicy chicken Milanese. The restaurant is applauded for its exceptional service, led by courteous and attentive staff. A unique feature is their ability to promptly cater to custom requests, like accommodating diners on the patio, ensuring a personalized dining experience. Besides the ambiance, described as contemporary and stylish, the restaurant provides a comfortable outdoor seating area. The Cottage consistently offers a great dining experience earning it a strong recommendation among patrons.
A photo of Dryft - Wellesley restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Wellesley
Booked 43 times today
Discover a new standard of casual sophistication at Dryft Wellesley, where we reimagine beloved Italian classics with a modern twist and feature the freshest seafood selections. Located in the heart of Linden Square, our restaurant seamlessly blends the warmth of traditional Italian hospitality with a contemporary ambiance, promising a dining experience that is both relaxed and refined.
A photo of Smith & Wollensky - Wellesley restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Wellesley
Booked 22 times today
"Smith & Wollensky in Wellesley is renowned for its superior steak cuisine, frequently earning praise from patrons for its delicious food and outstanding service. Many highlight the steak as a standout dish, proof of the restaurant's focus on quality. A guest raved about their ribeye, describing it as "excellent as always." Another mentioned the "steak tips done very well" and the steak itself tasting "very good." The caliber is encapsulated in one review declaring, "I am so glad a great Boston Restaurant came out our way... quality food and a wonderful ambiance." With such endorsements, Smith & Wollensky in Wellesley solidifies its status as a top steak restaurant.
A photo of Lockheart Restaurant restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Wellesley
Booked 20 times today
Lockheart Restaurant has garnered an impressive reputation for its exceptional Tapas / Small Plates cuisine. Several satisfied customers, as documented in their reviews, repeatedly praise the quality and taste of the food, specifically citing the likes of lobster tacos, salmon power bowl, and sliders as standouts. The varied menu is noted as a great feature, catering to various dietary needs without compromising on taste. Diners have also complimented the attentive and friendly service, the reasonable prices, and the inviting Western décor vibe. The enticing amalgamation of these elements makes Lockheart Restaurant a must-visit dining destination for lovers of Tapas / Small Plates cuisine.
A photo of Buttonwood restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Newton
Booked 11 times today
Buttonwood is a beloved local gem in the American cuisine scene. Reviews are filled with words of appreciation for the restaurant's superb service and excellent food quality. The dining experience is described as "always outstanding," with guests often mentioning a particular fondness for the cornbread and the best burger around. The stripped bass, eggplant dishes, and unexpected delight of the faroe-parsnip soup earn special mentions. Buttonwood is commended for its warm and accommodating staff, making guests feel welcomed and at ease. Even though some reviews mention the noise level, the overall sentiment is exceptionally positive. One can feel the commitment to the quality, warmth, and authenticity of the American dining experience at Buttonwood.
A photo of District 118 Kitchen and Bar restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Newton
Booked 5 times today
District 118 Kitchen and Bar perfectly encapsulates the rich diversity and nuanced flavors of contemporary American cuisine. The restaurant is praised for its beautifully cooked steaks, creatively crafted cocktails, and diverse menu that caters to both meat and seafood lovers, with the addition of vegetarian-friendly options. The customer reviews laud their expresso pork chop and salmon risotto as being exceptionally moist and flavorsome, while other favorites include imaginative drinks and decadent desserts. The restaurant's ambiance adds to its charm, described as a cozy space with an upbeat atmosphere. Diners don't just recommend District 118 Kitchen and Bar, they eagerly anticipate returning for more of its delicious offerings.
A photo of 7 South Bottle & Kitchen restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Natick
Booked 2 times today
7 South Bottle & Kitchen, located in the heart of Natick center, is undeniably a gem of American cuisine. With a menu that expertly revamps classic comfort food and a beverage selection boasting local beers, top wines, and innovative cocktails, it confidently stands as a culinary beacon. Praise is consistently given to the quality, taste, and creativity of the dishes, particularly specials like the sesame-crusted tuna and homey staples like their pretzel appetizer or the much-loved chicken and waffles. The atmosphere is described as cozy and inviting, with a well-regarded waitstaff noted for their friendliness and attentiveness in accommodating needs. The restaurant is not just about great food, but also about a welcoming and comfortable dining experience to its guests. As one review simply puts it, "Great food, casual, comfortable atmosphere... Wonderful addition to Natick center."
A photo of Biltmore Bar & Grill restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Newton
Booked 12 times today
Biltmore Bar & Grill is renowned for its exceptional American cuisine, as evidenced by the plethora of positive reviews. Patrons continuously praise the quality and variety of dishes, with the menu offering a balanced mix of meat, fish, and chicken options. Notable offerings include the widely commended risotto, cod sandwich, and innovative dishes like the Nashville Chicken Sandwich and Prosciutto and Burrata Sandwich. The dining experience is enhanced by an extensive beer selection and superb service, with staff often going above and beyond to accommodate guests and make them feel at home. The unique ambience and décor,including a speakeasy vibe and striking bathroom design, add an additional layer of charm to the Biltmore experience. Patrons frequently vow to return, affirming the enduring appeal of Biltmore Bar & Grill.
A photo of Ninebark restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Newton
Booked 6 times today
Ninebark is a full-service restaurant featuring New American cuisine in a relaxed atmosphere. Our menu includes craft beers, wines, and cocktails, made with locally sourced, high-quality ingredients.
A photo of Night Shift - Natick restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Natick
Booked 5 times today
Night Shift - Natick is a bustling hub of excellent American cuisine, riveting atmosphere and top-notch service. Reviewers consistently praise the broad range of dishes, endorsing the quality and unique flavors of their offerings. The nachos, wings, tacos, burgers, and pizzas receive notable mention, with one patron lauding the Nashville hot chicken sandwich as "phenomenal". The establishment is praised for a diverse menu that caters to all ages and dietary preferences, presenting a harmonic blend of hearty meals and healthier options. Despite minor challenges concerning waiting times, the staff is well-regarded for their dedication and hospitality. Night Shift – Natick is suggested as an ideal venue for all events, from casual outings to larger parties, due to its great food, beverages, and gaming arena.
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