Must-see restaurants in Beacon Hill & Boston Common

  • Paramount

    Beacon Hill & Boston Common

    This old-fashioned cafeteria is a neighborhood favorite. A-plus diner fare includes pancakes, home fries, burgers and sandwiches, and big, hearty salads…

  • Tatte

    Beacon Hill & Boston Common

    The aroma of buttery goodness – and the lines stretching out the door – signal your arrival at this fabulous bakery on the lower floor of the historic…

  • No 9 Park

    Beacon Hill & Boston Common

    This swanky place has been around since 1998, but it still tops many fine-dining lists. Chef-owner Barbara Lynch has now cast her celebrity-chef spell all…

  • 75 Chestnut

    Beacon Hill & Boston Common

    You might not think to take a peek around the corner, away from the well-trod sidewalks of Charles St. But locals know that Chestnut St is the place to go…

  • Ma Maison

    Beacon Hill & Boston Common

    Cambridge St is lined with restaurants, most of the uninteresting, fast food, greasy spoon variety. Ma Maison is the exception, with its elegant decor and…

  • Grotto

    Beacon Hill & Boston Common

    In a word: romantic. Tucked into a basement on the back side of Beacon Hill, this dark, cave-like place lives up to its name. The funky decor – exposed…

  • Scollay Square

    Beacon Hill & Boston Common

    This retro restaurant harks back to the glory days of its namesake (an actual city square that used to occupy the site of City Hall Plaza). Old photos and…

  • Piperi Mediterranean Grill

    Beacon Hill & Boston Common

    The concept is simple. Decide whether you want a flatbread sandwich, salad or mezze plate. Choose chicken, steak or veggies as a main ingredient. Then add…

  • Mooo…

    Beacon Hill & Boston Common

    This super-cool, modern steakhouse presents a challenge: don't fill up on the irresistible rolls before your food arrives. You'll be glad you saved room…

  • Zen Sushi Bar & Grill

    Beacon Hill & Boston Common

    Affordable lunch specials ($10-15) make this a popular spot for State House staffers and other professional types. The minimalist decor and extensive menu…

  • Figs

    Beacon Hill & Boston Common

    The brainchild of celebrity chef Todd English, Figs rakes 'em in with its innovative whisper-thin pizzas. For a real treat, order the signature fig and…

  • Earl of Sandwich

    Beacon Hill & Boston Common

    Here's a quick and easy lunch spot on the Boston Common, occupying the handsome 'Pink Palace' (formerly a men's toilet, but never mind).

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