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50 Best Restaurants
Bergamot is one of 50 Best Restaurants.

1. Bergamot

8.0
118 Beacon St (at Washington St.), Somerville, MA
Restaurant de cuisine américaine moderne · 49 conseils et avis

Boston MagazineBoston Magazine: That Somerville is now a hot dining destination is due, in large part, to Keith Pooler. In his kitchen at Bergamot, the chef takes the ubiquitous farm-to-table theme and runs with it. En savoir plus .

2. The Butcher Shop

9.0
552 Tremont St (Waltham St), Boston, MA
Gastro-pub · South End · 65 conseils et avis

Boston MagazineBoston Magazine: When chef Barbara Lynch opened this South End boîte, she proved that slabs of fat-streaked, air-cured meats and stylish Bostonians make an excellent, if unlikely, pairing. Check the stellar wine list. En savoir plus .

Coppa is one of 50 Best Restaurants.

3. Coppa

9.1
253 Shawmut Ave (at Milford St), Boston, MA
Restaurant italien · South End · 168 conseils et avis

Boston MagazineBoston Magazine: Is it worth an hour wait? Put it this way: We’d stand in the February cold for the whipped lardo crostini. We’d get pelted with hail for the cavatelli with chicken sausage. En savoir plus .

Craigie on Main is one of 50 Best Restaurants.

4. Craigie on Main

8.8
853 Main St (Bishop Allen), Cambridge, MA
Restaurant de cuisine américaine moderne · 144 conseils et avis

Boston MagazineBoston Magazine: Few chefs do both upscale and low-key fare as well as Craigie’s Tony Maws. Nor do many offer them side by side, as he does at his Cambridge restaurant. En savoir plus .

Eastern Standard is one of 50 Best Restaurants.

5. Eastern Standard

8.5
528 Commonwealth Ave (at Kenmore Square), Boston, MA
Restaurant américain · Kenmore · 306 conseils et avis

Boston MagazineBoston Magazine: This Kenmore Square stalwart is a lot of things to a lot of people. It excels on all fronts — which is why we can’t stay away for very long. Don't miss the steak frites. En savoir plus .

EVOO is one of 50 Best Restaurants.

6. EVOO

7.0
350 3rd St (Broad Canal), Cambridge, MA
Restaurant de cuisine américaine moderne · Kendall Square · 25 conseils et avis

Boston MagazineBoston Magazine: Peter McCarthy was doing farm-to-table before practically anyone else, and his “Home Grown” menu, annotated with a list of the producers, is still an example of local sourcing done right. En savoir plus .

7. 51 Lincoln

51 Lincoln St, Newton Highlands, MA
Restaurant de cuisine américaine moderne · 3 conseils et avis

Boston MagazineBoston Magazine: A rooftop garden. Colorful paintings by the chef. A globe-spanning menu. No, it’s not the latest city restaurant — it’s 51 Lincoln, the tiny Newton eatery. En savoir plus .

The Gallows is one of 50 Best Restaurants.

8. The Gallows

8.3
1395 Washington St (at Union Park St), Boston, MA
Gastro-pub · South End · 175 conseils et avis

Boston MagazineBoston Magazine: The folks behind the gastropub understand that people go out for fun, but when it comes time for more-serious eats, they don’t mess around. Try their wedge salad and Fluffernutter dessert. En savoir plus .

Hamersley's Bistro is one of 50 Best Restaurants.

9. Hamersley's Bistro

553 Tremont St (at Clarendon St), Boston, MA
Restaurant français · South End · 42 conseils et avis

Boston MagazineBoston Magazine: If newer spots are like overdyed designer denim, Hamersley’s is the classic pair of jeans you cannot do without. Great for date nights. En savoir plus .

Hungry Mother is one of 50 Best Restaurants.

10. Hungry Mother

233 Cardinal Medeiros Ave (at Bristol St), Cambridge, MA
Restaurant de soul-food · 88 conseils et avis

Boston MagazineBoston Magazine: Shrimp and grits. Boiled peanuts. The menu might sound like it’ll more warm your soul than blow your mind. But blow your mind, it will. En savoir plus .

il Casale Cucina Italiana and Bar is one of 50 Best Restaurants.

11. il Casale Cucina Italiana and Bar

8.3
50 Leonard St, Belmont, MA
Restaurant italien · Belmont Center · 17 conseils et avis

Boston MagazineBoston Magazine: Like any good Italian grandson, chef Dante de Magistris gives all the credit to his nonna. But only de Magistris could make them somehow elegant and unfussy, rich and restrained. Good for groups. En savoir plus .

Island Creek Oyster Bar is one of 50 Best Restaurants.

12. Island Creek Oyster Bar

9.2
500 Commonwealth Ave (at Kenmore St), Boston, MA
Restaurant de fruits de mer · Kenmore · 309 conseils et avis

Boston MagazineBoston Magazine: Duxbury’s Island Creek Oysters are so ubiquitous locally, we’ve come to consider them the gold standard. (Sorry, Wellfleets.) Read on for ordering tips. En savoir plus .

La Morra is one of 50 Best Restaurants.

13. La Morra

8.2
48 Boylston St (Washington St), Brookline, MA
Restaurant italien · Brookline Village · 27 conseils et avis

Boston MagazineBoston Magazine: Thank heavens it was only two months after a fire that La Morra was cranking out tagliatelle anew. Start with a handful of cicchetti, such as fried olives, before tucking in to the bigger plates. En savoir plus .

L'Andana is one of 50 Best Restaurants.

14. L'Andana

8.8
86 Cambridge St, Burlington, MA
Restaurant italien · 22 conseils et avis

Boston MagazineBoston Magazine: Getting out of the city can do wonders for clearing the mind — and, in the case of L’Andana, filling the belly. The wood-grilled steaks are pure, elemental pleasure. En savoir plus .

L'Espalier is one of 50 Best Restaurants.

15. L'Espalier

774 Boylston St, Boston, MA
Restaurant français · Prudential - St. Botolph · 47 conseils et avis

Boston MagazineBoston Magazine: Our testers are constantly on the lookout for signs they’ve been noticed—too many “gifts” from the chef; a suspiciously good table. At L’Espalier, though, we can never tell. Read on for why. En savoir plus .

Lumiere Restaurant is one of 50 Best Restaurants.

16. Lumiere Restaurant

7.4
1293 Washington St (Waltham St), Newton, MA
Restaurant français · West Newton · 18 conseils et avis

Boston MagazineBoston Magazine: Finding a restaurant not hawking locavore fare these days is tough, but at Lumière it’s no gimmick. En savoir plus .

Market by Jean Georges is one of 50 Best Restaurants.

17. Market by Jean Georges

100 Stuart St (in W Hotel), Boston, MA
Restaurant de cuisine américaine moderne · Downtown Boston · 24 conseils et avis

Boston MagazineBoston Magazine: Yes, it’s Market by Jean-Georges, as in superstar chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten. But it’s not just celeb-chef good, it’s good good. Don't miss the five-course “Market” menu. En savoir plus .

Menton is one of 50 Best Restaurants.

18. Menton

8.5
354 Congress St, Boston, MA
Restaurant français · Seaport District · 48 conseils et avis

Boston MagazineBoston Magazine: What hasn’t already been said about the highest of high-end Boston restaurants? Just go. Go for the experience of being waited on hand, foot, and glass. En savoir plus .

Mooo.... is one of 50 Best Restaurants.

19. Mooo....

7.8
15 Beacon St (btwn Bowdoin & Somerset), Boston, MA
Restaurant-grill · Beacon Hill · 74 conseils et avis

Boston MagazineBoston Magazine: Warm rolls in a cast-iron pan. Steaks with bone-marrow butter. These details make Mooo not just an excellent steakhouse, but also a lovely place to dine. Especially check out the wine list, too. En savoir plus .

Myers + Chang is one of 50 Best Restaurants.

20. Myers + Chang

8.7
1145 Washington St (at E Berkeley St), Boston, MA
Restaurant chinois · South End · 210 conseils et avis

Boston MagazineBoston Magazine: Chef Joanne Chang’s people-pleasing tendencies extend to Asian fare at this funky diner, where the vibrant décor and über-cheerful staff combine to make even Tuesday nights feel festive. En savoir plus .

Neptune Oyster is one of 50 Best Restaurants.

21. Neptune Oyster

8.9
63 Salem St (at Morton St), Boston, MA
Restaurant de fruits de mer · North End · 351 conseils et avis

Boston MagazineBoston Magazine: You’ve waited patiently for those hot fried clams, that butter-drizzled lobster roll, that flaky grilled whole branzino. You deserve that scallop ceviche. En savoir plus .

No. 9 Park is one of 50 Best Restaurants.

22. No. 9 Park

8.4
9 Park St, Boston, MA
Restaurant français · Beacon Hill · 53 conseils et avis

Boston MagazineBoston Magazine: Every now and then, grownups need to be romanced. They need to feel giddy, and special, and starry-eyed. And there’s no surer path to that feeling than a date at No. 9. Read on for what to order. En savoir plus .

Oishii Boston is one of 50 Best Restaurants.

23. Oishii Boston

8.8
1166 Washington St (E. Berkeley St.), Boston, MA
Restaurant japonais · South End · 85 conseils et avis

Boston MagazineBoston Magazine: The hard part is finding your way into this barely marked sushi destination. The rest is easy. We head straight for the specialty rolls. En savoir plus .

Oleana is one of 50 Best Restaurants.

24. Oleana

9.2
134 Hampshire St (btwn Elm & Norfolk), Cambridge, MA
Restaurant méditerranéen · Inman Square · 125 conseils et avis

Boston MagazineBoston Magazine: If it were up to us, we’d craft our entire meal here out of the first courses; they’re just that satisfying. En savoir plus .

Posto is one of 50 Best Restaurants.

25. Posto

8.7
187 Elm St (at Windom St), Somerville, MA
Bar à vins · Davis Square · 94 conseils et avis

Boston MagazineBoston Magazine: They say man cannot live by bread alone, but for Posto’s bruschetta, we’d be willing to try. En savoir plus .

Prezza is one of 50 Best Restaurants.

26. Prezza

8.6
24 Fleet St (btwn Hanover & North), Boston, MA
Restaurant italien · North End · 33 conseils et avis

Boston MagazineBoston Magazine: Chef Anthony Caturano is a guy’s guy. He’s a big-game hunter, a fisherman, a carnivore to the core. So it’s no surprise that some of Prezza’s best stuff comes from the wood grill. En savoir plus .

Rendezvous in Central Square is one of 50 Best Restaurants.

27. Rendezvous in Central Square

502 Massachusetts Ave (Brookline St), Cambridge, MA
Restaurant de cuisine américaine moderne · 31 conseils et avis

Boston MagazineBoston Magazine: Long before the skinny-jeans crowd claimed Central Square, chef Steve Johnson made it a cool spot to dine. En savoir plus .

Rialto is one of 50 Best Restaurants.

28. Rialto

1 Bennett St (at Eliot St.), Cambridge, MA
Restaurant italien · Harvard Square · 34 conseils et avis

Boston MagazineBoston Magazine: Poor Charles Hotel. How many people pass through its lobby nightly, ignoring its staffers’ smiles and glazing over its décor? Blame Rialto: The second-floor restaurant has such pull. En savoir plus .

80 Thoreau is one of 50 Best Restaurants.

29. 80 Thoreau

8.7
80 Thoreau St, Concord, MA
Restaurant de cuisine américaine moderne · 29 conseils et avis

Boston MagazineBoston Magazine: It’s hard not to be annoyed when great local chefs decamp to other locales. So we’re ecstatic that when Carolyn Johnson left Rialto, she stayed within our sphere. En savoir plus .

Salts Restaurant is one of 50 Best Restaurants.

30. Salts Restaurant

798 Main St (btw Windsor & Cherry), Cambridge, MA
Restaurant français · 13 conseils et avis

Boston MagazineBoston Magazine: Salts has an atmosphere of such genuine warmth that it’s the destination for special-occasion dinners. Ultracool platings make for dishes that delight you even before they hit your lips. En savoir plus .

Scampo at The Liberty Hotel is one of 50 Best Restaurants.

31. Scampo at The Liberty Hotel

8.6
215 Charles St, Boston, MA
Restaurant italien · West End · 60 conseils et avis

Boston MagazineBoston Magazine: There’s no theme to Lydia Shire’s Liberty Hotel restaurant, other than “tasty.” En savoir plus .

Sorellina is one of 50 Best Restaurants.

32. Sorellina

9.1
1 Huntington Ave (at Dartmouth St), Boston, MA
Restaurant italien · Prudential - St. Botolph · 63 conseils et avis

Boston MagazineBoston Magazine: When a restaurant’s culinary substance matches its style, as Jamie Mammano’s eatery manages, that’s a beautiful thing. En savoir plus .

Sportello is one of 50 Best Restaurants.

33. Sportello

7.8
348 Congress St, Boston, MA
Restaurant italien · Seaport District · 112 conseils et avis

Boston MagazineBoston Magazine: It isn’t for everyone. You sit next to strangers, it's bright and noisy, but those are the reasons we luuuuurrve Sportello. It’s quirky. En savoir plus .

T.W. Food is one of 50 Best Restaurants.

34. T.W. Food

377 Walden St, Cambridge, MA
Restaurant américain · West Cambridge · 25 conseils et avis

Boston MagazineBoston Magazine: The chef’s impeccable technique turns simple dishes like a soft-scrambled egg with trumpet mushrooms into something you’ll dream about for days. En savoir plus .

Ten Tables is one of 50 Best Restaurants.

35. Ten Tables

5 Craigie Cir (Concord Ave.), Cambridge, MA
Restaurant de cuisine américaine moderne · West Cambridge · 29 conseils et avis

Boston MagazineBoston Magazine: With food that capitalizes on the season’s bounty, chef David Punch reels in a cross section of Cambridge. Arrive a few minutes early to share a snack or two. En savoir plus .

Ten Tables is one of 50 Best Restaurants.

36. Ten Tables

7.9
597 Centre St (Pond St.), Jamaica Plain, MA
Restaurant de cuisine américaine moderne · Jamaica Hills - Pond · 36 conseils et avis

Boston MagazineBoston Magazine: There’s a reason owner Krista Kranyak was able to open two more Ten Tables locations after this one: It’s the kind of smashingly successful indie restaurant that everyone wants in the neighborhood. En savoir plus .

Toro Restaurant is one of 50 Best Restaurants.

37. Toro Restaurant

9.0
1704 Washington Street (at Massachusetts Ave), Boston, MA
Bar à tapas · South End · 245 conseils et avis

Boston MagazineBoston Magazine: Show up about 40 minutes before you want to eat, because unless it’s 5:30 on a Monday, you’re going to wait. Luckily, that’s just enough time to order and drink one of Toro’s excellent cocktails. En savoir plus .

Troquet is one of 50 Best Restaurants.

38. Troquet

140 Boylston St (Charles Street), Boston, MA
Restaurant français · Beacon Hill · 19 conseils et avis

Boston MagazineBoston Magazine: There are restaurants for food lovers who like wine, and there are places for those who have a deep love for small-batch burgundies, and want something lovely to eat with them. Troquet is the latter. En savoir plus .

Alta Strada is one of 50 Best Restaurants.

39. Alta Strada

7.9
92 Central St, Wellesley, MA
Restaurant italien · 14 conseils et avis

Boston MagazineBoston Magazine: Chef Michael Schlow isn’t exactly a quiet-suburbs kind of restaurateur; the guy’s got an eatery at Foxwoods, for Pete’s sake. But Alta Strada is amore on a plate. Read on for what to order. En savoir plus .

Harvest is one of 50 Best Restaurants.

40. Harvest

8.1
44 Brattle St (at Story St), Cambridge, MA
Restaurant américain · Harvard Square · 44 conseils et avis

Boston MagazineBoston Magazine: Harvest has a problem. We can never decide when to go: enjoy the dinner? Sunday brunch? If only every conundrum were this tasty… En savoir plus .

Bistro du Midi is one of 50 Best Restaurants.

41. Bistro du Midi

8.6
272 Boylston St (btw Arlington & Hadassah), Boston, MA
Restaurant français · Beacon Hill · 62 conseils et avis

Boston MagazineBoston Magazine: There are few restaurants in Boston our staffers recommend to friends more frequently than Provence-inspired Bistro du Midi. In its favor: location, vibe, versatility, and of course, the food. En savoir plus .

Bondir is one of 50 Best Restaurants.

42. Bondir

8.3
279A Broadway (at Elm St), Cambridge, MA
Restaurant de cuisine américaine moderne · Inman Square · 36 conseils et avis

Boston MagazineBoston Magazine: Jason Bond doesn’t proclaim anything, so when you go to his petite, year-old restaurant, the experience will catch you off-guard. En savoir plus .

O Ya is one of 50 Best Restaurants.

43. O Ya

8.6
9 East St (at East Pl), Boston, MA
Bar à sushis · Downtown Boston · 70 conseils et avis

Boston MagazineBoston Magazine: Sitting at the chef’s counter, you should be mesmerized by what they serve. En savoir plus .

UNI Sashimi Bar is one of 50 Best Restaurants.

44. UNI Sashimi Bar

8.4
370 Commonwealth Ave (at Massachusetts Ave), Boston, MA
Bar à sushis · Back Bay West · 53 conseils et avis

Boston MagazineBoston Magazine: Despite being part of the popular Ken Oringer restaurant club, this tiny sashimi bar in the Eliot Hotel still feels like a secret. En savoir plus .

Blue Ginger is one of 50 Best Restaurants.

45. Blue Ginger

583 Washington St (at Church St), Wellesley, MA
Restaurant asiatique · 37 conseils et avis

Boston MagazineBoston Magazine: It’s been 13 years since this French-Asian spot opened, but a meal here still delights. Get the garlic–black pepper lobster with lemongrass fried rice. En savoir plus .

Clio is one of 50 Best Restaurants.

46. Clio

370 Commonwealth Ave (at Eliot Hotel), Boston, MA
Restaurant français · Back Bay West · 34 conseils et avis

Boston MagazineBoston Magazine: Ken Oringer is a tinkerer—one of just a handful of local chefs to toy with techniques like spherification—which makes for some intriguing plates. Great for date nights and business meetings. En savoir plus .

East By Northeast is one of 50 Best Restaurants.

47. East By Northeast

1128 Cambridge St (btw Prospect & Columbia), Cambridge, MA
Restaurant chinois · Inman Square · 28 conseils et avis

Boston MagazineBoston Magazine: The name says it all: This tiny Inman Square spot cooks up Chinese-style dishes with New England ingredients, to delicious effect. En savoir plus .

Grill 23 & Bar is one of 50 Best Restaurants.

48. Grill 23 & Bar

8.4
161 Berkeley St (at Stuart St.), Boston, MA
Restaurant-grill · Bay Village · 86 conseils et avis

Boston MagazineBoston Magazine: Like most steakhouses, Grill 23 is full of mahogany, martinis, and expensive suits. Unlike at most steakhouses, the food is actually worth the ridiculous prices. En savoir plus .

Citizen Public House & Oyster Bar is one of 50 Best Restaurants.

49. Citizen Public House & Oyster Bar

8.6
1310 Boylston St (at Jersey St.), Boston, MA
Restaurant américain · Fenway - Kenmore - Audubon Circle - Longwood · 108 conseils et avis

Boston MagazineBoston Magazine: The raw bar here is one of the city’s best, the drink list superb. Perfect spot for cocktails and group gatherings. En savoir plus .

Dante is one of 50 Best Restaurants.

50. Dante

6.5
40 Edwin H Land Blvd (Royal Sonesta Hotel), Cambridge, MA
Restaurant américain · East Cambridge · 41 conseils et avis

Boston MagazineBoston Magazine: When you finish dinner, you won’t want to return to that neon-lit madness outside. But leave you must. Otherwise, how can you come back? En savoir plus .