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The 9 Best Bars in Boston Right Now
Whether you prefer brews, bubbles, wines, or whiskeys, there’s a bar for everyone in Boston—this is the home of Cheers, after all. From Downtown Crossing to Dorchester, Brookline, Back Bay, and beyond, there’s something here to quench everyone’s thirst.
The 22 Greatest Restaurants Around Boston
Boston may be renowned as the lobster and clam chowder capital of the U.S., but there’s a whole new world of delights nestled in the city’s labyrinthine streets and those of its eclectic urban neighbors, Cambridge and Somerville. From hand-pulled Xi’An noodles at a lunch counter and pillowy pasta crafted by a James Beard Award-nominated chef to casual brasserie steak frites and a classic American steakhouse with Boston Brahmin flair, the interpretations here are just as diverse as the city’s global footprint. There are plenty of ways to stamp your culinary passport here, whether it’s through an epic omakase experience, toothsome tacos, a sizzling plate of paella, or by raising a glass, picked from a prolific Greek wine list. And, with some of the world’s freshest seafood—including one spot dubbed “North America’s Best Landmark Restaurant”—Massachusetts’s capital is indeed your oyster.
A Guide to the Best Date Spots in Boston
Conversations begin on Bumble but they get even deeper IRL. When it’s time to move from direct messaging to direct eye contact, find a table for two. And to make it super easy, OpenTable and Bumble are teaming up to help you find the best date spots in your city. Find a restaurant that fits your style, whether you want drinks on a patio or a special four-course meal, OpenTable can help you choose the cuisine, seating area, and even book unique experiences with nearby restaurants. Download the Bumble app to find your match, and check the list below to find your table.
Discover the Top Women-Led Restaurants in the U.S. and Canada
There’s no better way to celebrate International Women’s Day than by paying a visit to one of these great restaurants — all helmed by women as chefs, managers, or owners. From running kitchens to managing multiple venues, these exceptional women are leaving their mark on the hospitality industry.
Support LGBTQ owned restaurants in Boston
OpenTable gives restaurants the ability to celebrate their identity on their restaurant profile—making it even easier for you to find LGBTQ restaurants to support from coast to coast. Book a table at one of these spots to dine out (and proud!) for Pride month and beyond.
Top Hispanic Owned and Operated Restaurants in the U.S.
September 15th to October 15th brings the celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States, a time that honors the cultures of people whose ancestors came from Central and South America, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Spain. A big part of the cultural heritage that many Latinx people share in this country is food. To honor National Hispanic Heritage Month, below find Hispanic-owned and -operated across the U.S.
Boston’s Best Restaurants for Outdoor Dining
Boston once offered just a handful of outdoor dining options, but times have changed for the better. From Cambridge to the Seaport District and toney Back Bay to one of the most exciting expansions to hit the city’s culinary and entertainment landscape in Watertown, there are plenty of ways to raise a glass to new options—and balmier temps. Read on to book tables where the food is as inviting as the environment, including, of course, a few places specializing in everyone’s local warm-weather favorite: the lobster roll.
Celebrate your special occasions at these 12 top Boston restaurants
As a city that has seen countless graduations, engagements, and birthdays, Boston takes special occasions to another level. On the North End, a neighborhood with a deep-rooted Italian connection, ring in just about anything with decadent lobster agnolotti in a 19th-century row house. For a gathering with friends, head to the Back Bay, where an acclaimed chef serves up bountiful seafood platters, piled high with local oysters. If it’s a more intimate milestone you’re marking, grab a reservation at an elegant omakase spot in Chinatown. Book a table at one of these top 12 restaurants, equipped for any festivity.
5 Must-Book Restaurants in Boston Right Now
Whether you’re on the hunt for pub grub or the best of international cuisine without the cost of airfare, Boston’s newest—and reopened—restaurants have it all. These five spots, which include the city’s first Yemeni restaurant and one of its largest patios, are the hottest places to dine in Boston right now.
These are Boston’s 9 Best Burgers to Try Now
Even with the wealth of cuisines in the Boston area, sometimes you just need a burger. Whether you crave it pared-back and classic, piled high with luxe ingredients like foie gras, or — wait for it — vegan, at these nine restaurants you’ll find a whole bevy of beautiful burgers.
Asian-Owned and -Operated Restaurants to Support in Boston & New England
Celebrate the diversity of the restaurant industry! These Asian-owned and -operated restaurants are proud to share their heritage — explore spots to support near you.
Support Black-owned restaurants in Boston & New England
OpenTable gives restaurants the ability to celebrate their identity on their restaurant profile—making it even easier for you to find Black-owned restaurants to support. Explore the spots in your area.
LatinX-Owned and -Operated Restaurants to Support in Boston
Celebrate the diversity of the restaurant industry! These LatinX-owned and -operated restaurants are proud to share their heritage — explore spots to support near you.
Women-Owned and -Operated Restaurants to Support in Boston
Celebrate the diversity of the restaurant industry! These Woman-owned and -operated restaurants are proud to share their identity — explore spots to support near you.
Classic American, Mexican, Italian, Chinese, seafood, pizza -- the small town of Lynnfield, Massachusetts, has them all. Whether you’re craving fresh lobster, oysters, or vegetarian fare, you can find it here. Begin your day with award-winning donuts and end it with a scoop of farm-fresh ice cream. Stop by MarketStreet in Lynnfield for some shopping, entertainment, and plenty of dining options all within walking distance of each other. From a fancy steakhouse to a casual joint serving up comforting Southern fare, there’s something for everyone. If you’re feeling adventurous, traditional Japanese sashimi and even the Canadian favorite poutine might be more your speed. Just don’t leave without grabbing a cup of small-batch roasted coffee or homemade frozen yogurt.