Restaurants

Top Choice American in Back Bay

Courtyard

The perfect destination for an elegant afternoon tea is – believe it or not – the Boston Public Library. Overlooking the beautiful Italianate courtyard, this grown-up restaurant serves an artfully prepared selection…
Modern American in Downtown & Waterfront

Yvonne's

Staff will usher you discretely through closed doors into this hidden 'modern supper club'. The spectacular space artfully blends old-school luxury with contemporary eclecticism. The menu of mostly small plates does…
Burgers in Cambridge

Mr Bartley's Burger Cottage

Packed with small tables and hungry college students, this burger joint has been a Harvard Sq institution for more than 50 years. Bartley’s offers some 30 different burgers, including topical newcomers with names li…
American in Cambridge

Miracle of Science Bar & Grill

With all the decor of your high-school science lab, this bar and grill was a pioneer of chic-geek. The menu takes the form of the periodic table posted on the wall, so you get the idea. Join the MIT wannabes for bur…
Diner in Cambridge

Veggie Galaxy

What does the word 'diner' mean to you? All-day breakfasts? Check. Burgers and milkshakes? Check. Counter seating and comfy booths? Got those, too. A circular glass display case showing off desserts? Yes, complete w…
Modern American in Cambridge

Red House

Formerly known as the Cox-Hicks House, this quaint clapboard house dates to 1802. Reminiscent of an old-fashioned inn, it retains its historic charm with its wide-plank wood floors, cozy layout and functioning firep…
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 …
American in Cambridge

Alden & Harlow

This subterranean space is offering a brand-new take on American cooking. The small plates are made for sharing, so everyone in your party gets to sample the goodness. By the way, it's no secret that the 'Secret Bur…