Restaurants

Top Choice Seafood in Seaport District & South Boston

Row 34

In the heart of the new Seaport District, set in a sharp, postindustrial space, this place offers a dozen types of raw oysters and clams, alongside an amazing selection of craft beers. There's also a full menu of co…
Seafood in Seaport District & South Boston

Legal Harborside

This vast glass-fronted waterfront complex offers three different restaurant concepts on three floors. Our favorite is the 1st floor – a casual restaurant and fish market that is a throwback to Legal's original outl…
French in Seaport District & South Boston

Menton

Boston's favorite celebrity chef Barbara Lynch has outdone herself at this high-class conglomeration of classic European cuisine and modern American innovation. She has set her latest venture in a revamped warehouse…
Seafood in Seaport District & South Boston

Barking Crab

Big buckets of crabs (bairdi, Alaskan, snow, Dungeness etc), steamers (steamed clams) dripping in lemon and butter, paper plates piled high with all things fried, pitchers of ice-cold beer… Devour your feast at comm…
Bakery in Seaport District & South Boston

Flour

Flour implores patrons to ‘make life sweeter…eat dessert first!’ It’s hard to resist at this pastry-lover’s paradise. If you can't decide – and it can be a challenge – go for the melt-in-your-mouth brioche sticky bu…
Seafood in Seaport District & South Boston

Yankee Lobster Co

The Zanti family has been fishing for three generations, so they definitely know their stuff. A relatively recent addition is this retail fish market, scattered with a few tables in case you want to dine in. And you…
Cafe in Seaport District & South Boston

Water Cafe

On the ground floor of the Institute of Contemporary Art, this cafe offers a sleek but casual setting for soups, salads and sandwiches – complemented by glasses of wine and seasonally changing beer selections from t…
Modern American in Seaport District & South Boston

Local 149

Southie's first gastropub puts a curious, local-with-a-southern-twist on things, which might catch you off guard. But why wouldn't you want a lobster MacMuffin for brunch or fried chicken and waffles for dinner? Bes…
Italian in Seaport District & South Boston

Sportello

Modern and minimalist, this brainchild of Barbara Lynch fits right into this up-and-coming urban 'hood. At the sportello, or lunch counter, suited yuppies indulge in sophisticated soups and salads and decadent polen…
Fast Food in Seaport District & South Boston

Sullivan's

A Southie tradition since 1951, Sullivan's is beloved for hotdogs in the casing, known as 'Sully's snappers.' In 60-plus years of business, the price of those dogs has increased by more than 10 times – making them a…