Our lokal expert, David, helped us compile this handy list of 10 restaurants you must try the next time you visit Boston, Massachusetts. From Texas-style BBQ to Barcelona tapas and French-Cambodian, this list offers a wide range of choices and represents the diverse food scene of Boston. If we’ve missed any must-try haunts, let us know in the comment section.
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- Toro is a Barcelona-style tapas restaurant in Boston’s South End serving traditional and modern Spanish-style small plates. The must-order dish here is the corn – it’s to die for!
- Myers and Chang is a indie diner serving incredible dishes inspired by Taiwanese soul food and Southeast Asian street food. Chef/Owner Joanne Chang and Executive Chef Karen Akunowicz really knocked this one out of the park.
- Lolita is a playful cocina and tequila bar serving Mexican-inspired fare. Look out for fun touches like the cotton candy that comes with the check and the dry ice appetizer.
- Sweet Cheeks is the place to go in Boston if you’re a Texas BBQ lover. It’s a homey place with family-style tables and a welcoming atmosphere. Try the biscuits with honey butter and the pulled pork sandwiches!
- 75 Chestnut is a Beacon Hill haunt serving simple, regional American dishes in a quaint setting, complete with dark wood and a rustic bar. Try their chocolate soup!
- Scampo is an Italian-inspired restaurant located on the first floor of Boston’s Liberty Hotel. With roots in Italy, the food pushes boundaries, drawing flavors from the Mediterranean and the Middle East. We recommend the lobster pizza.
- Estelles is a delicious Southern-inspired restaurant in Boston’s South End. Try the Buttermilk Fried Chicken and the Pecan Pie.
- Limoncello is a family-run Italian trattoria in Boston’s historic North End. The vibe is warm and welcoming and the frutti di mare is excellent.
- Elephant Walk offers a unique combination of French and Cambodian food at their two locations in Boston and Cambridge. The offerings from the two cuisines compliment each other perfectly.
- Café Fleuri offers contemporary New Engalnd cuisine in a beautiful, light-filled atrium setting. Don’t miss their Chocolate Bar on Saturdays filled with over 100 chocolate delights to choose from.