Top Choice Mexican in Kenmore Square & Fenway

El Pelon

If your budget is tight, don't miss this chance to fill up on Boston's best burritos, tacos and tortas, made with the freshest ingredients. The tacos de la casa are highly recommended, especially the pescado, made w…
Top Choice Seafood in Kenmore Square & Fenway

Island Creek Oyster Bar

Island Creek claims to unite farmer, chef and diner in one space – and what a space it is. ICOB serves up the region’s finest oysters, along with other local seafood, in an ethereal new-age setting. The specialty – …
Burgers in Kenmore Square & Fenway

Tasty Burger

Once a Mobil gas station, this place is now a retro burger joint, with picnic tables outside and a pool table inside. The name of the place is a nod to Pulp Fiction, as is the wall-mounted poster of Samuel L Jackson…
Barbecue in Kenmore Square & Fenway

Sweet Cheeks

Fun, casual, noisy and supremely tasty, Sweet Cheeks consistently ranks among Boston's best barbecue places. Besides the recommended pulled pork and beef brisket, there's also crispy fried chicken, creamy mac ‘n’ ch…
American in Kenmore Square & Fenway

Citizen Public House

This is a modern, urban gastropub with food and drinks for a sophisticated palate. There is an eye-catching and daily-changing raw bar, while the selective list of main dishes focuses on roasts and grills. The food …
Pizza in Kenmore Square & Fenway


A Fenway newcomer, Tapestry is a dual-concept restaurant. In the Expo Kitchen, the chefs toss pizzas and shuck oysters in a sharp but casual setting. The adjacent Club Room is a higher-end lounge where guests sample…
International in Kenmore Square & Fenway

Café G

On the ground floor of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, this elegant cafe serves a seasonally changing menu of gourmet sandwiches, salads and international fare, with creative appetizers and desserts such as cri…
Greek in Kenmore Square & Fenway

Gyro City

This authentic gyrotico fits right in on Peterborough St (aka Fenway's restaurant row), with cheap, scrumptious, filling food. There are a variety of gyros, each with a delightful twist (eg french fries on the tradi…
American in Kenmore Square & Fenway

New American Café

The high-ceilinged, light-filled Shapiro Family Courtyard creates an inspiring backdrop at this classy but casual eatery serving modern American cuisine in the Museum of Fine Arts.
International in Kenmore Square & Fenway


For a fine dining break during your visit to Boston's Museum of Fine Arts, head for this refined eatery in the museum's Linde Family Wing of Contemporary Art.