Where Chefs Eat in Boston

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Phaidon
Restaurants:Coppa, o ya, Sorellina Boston
Price Range:$$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Italian, Japanese
Neighborhoods:South End, Leather District, Back Bay
Party Size
For 2
Date
Time
7:00 PM

Coppa

$$$$·Italian·
South End
1,095 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies

“If money is no object I'll pay for flights as well.” – Erick Harcey

Italian in Boston / New England

o ya

$$$$·Japanese·
Leather District
1,148 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date

“Incredible sushi and Japanese small plates, extremely creative, lovely decor and service.” – Joanne Chang

Best Food in Boston / New England
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Sorellina Boston

$$$$·Italian·
Back Bay
4,486 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies

“The service is impeccable, it’s the most beautiful and elegant dining room in town, the food is always great and it’s always busy.” – Joanne Chang

Italian in Boston

No. 9 Park

$$$$·European·
Beacon Hill
3,179 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic

“Well, it's just my favorite place around! When money is no object, saunter your way out of the bar room and into the carpetted dining room, order the wine, have all the courses, and don't skip the ch...

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Notable Wine List in Boston
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BISq

$$$$·American·
Cambridge
272 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Notable Wine List
  • Neighborhood Gem

“BISq is a wine bar that really knows how to be a neighborhood spot. Warm, friendly, knowledgeable service. If you want to learn something about wine here, you can. If you don't feel like it, you don'...

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Notable Wine List in Boston / New England
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Craigie on Main

$$$$·Contemporary French / American·
Cambridge
3,754 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Handcrafted Cocktails

“Cozy, dog-friendly pub with exposed brick and wooden beams, fire places, good cask ales, hospitable staff and good food.” – Niall Keating

Fit for Foodies in Boston
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Grill 23 & Bar

$$$$·Steak·
Back Bay
6,924 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Notable Wine List
  • Romantic

“Best steak in town, a terrific wine list and attentive and professional (but not overbearing) service.” – Tony Maws

Steak in Boston

Giulia Restaurant

$$$$·Italian·
Cambridge
1,323 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem

Recommended by Chef Joshua Lewin from Juliet

Italian in Boston / New England
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