Restaurants

Top Choice Cafeteria in Beacon Hill & Boston Common

Paramount

This old-fashioned cafeteria is a neighborhood favorite. A-plus diner fare includes pancakes, home fries, burgers and sandwiches, and big, hearty salads. Banana and caramel French toast is an obvious go-to for the b…
Top Choice Bakery in Beacon Hill & Boston Common

Tatte

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 Charles St Meeting House. Swoon-worthy pastries (divinely cinnam…
European in Beacon Hill & Boston Common

No 9 Park

This swanky place has been around for years, but it still tops many fine-dining lists. Chef-owner Barbara Lynch has been lauded by food and wine magazines for her delectable French and Italian culinary masterpieces …
Middle Eastern in Beacon Hill & Boston Common

Piperi Mediterranean Grill

The concept is simple. Decide whether you want a flat-bread sandwich, salad or mezze plate. Choose chicken, steak or veggies as a main ingredient. Then add fresh toppings such as hummus, tabouleh, slaw, cheese etc. …
American in Beacon Hill & Boston Common

Scollay Square

Down the road from the former Scollay Sq, this retro restaurant harks back to the glory days of its namesake. Old photos and memorabilia adorn the walls, while suits sip martinis to big-band music. The classic Ameri…
Italian in Beacon Hill & Boston Common

Grotto

In a word: romantic. Tucked into a basement on the back side of Beacon Hill, this cozy, cave-like place lives up to its name. The funky decor – exposed-brick walls decked with rotating art exhibits – reflects the in…
Pizza in Beacon Hill & Boston Common

Figs

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 prosciutto pizza with gorgonzola. Equally delish are the sandwi…
Sandwiches in Beacon Hill & Boston Common

Earl of Sandwich

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).
American in Beacon Hill & Boston Common

75 Chestnut

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 for tried-and-true steaks and seafood and a genuine warm wel…
Steak in Beacon Hill & Boston Common

Mooo…

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 for the meaty specialties such as steak tartare and Kobe beef …