Restaurants

Top Choice Sushi in South End & Chinatown

O Ya

Who knew that raw fish could be so exciting? At O Ya, each piece of nigiri or sashimi is dripped with something unexpected but exquisite, from honey truffle sauce to banana pepper mousse. Salmon tataki is topped wit…
Top Choice Breakfast in Shelburne Falls

Gould's Sugar House

The standard order at this family-run farm is fluffy pancake perfection, drizzled with maple heaven. Other unexpected highlights include the sugar pickles (yes, you read that right), maple ice cream and corn fritter…
Top Choice Bakery in Plymouth

Blue Blinds Bakery

Blue Blinds is a cozy house – it feels like a home, really – with plants in the windows and a fire in the fireplace and folks sipping coffee on the shady front porch. The baked goods are out of this world, including…
Top Choice American in Lenox

Nudel

Nudel is a driving force in the area's sustainable-food movement, with just about everything on the menu seasonally inspired and locally sourced. The back-to-basics approach rings through in inventive dishes, which …
Top Choice Mexican in Back Bay

Lolita Cocina

This spicy little Mexican number is full of surprises (which we won't ruin for you). We will reveal that the menu is packed with unusual and enticing Mexican fare that does not disappoint: lobster enchiladas, charre…
Top Choice Bakery in Wellfleet

PB Boulangerie & Bistro

A Michelin-starred French baker setting up shop in tiny Wellfleet? You might think he'd gone crazy, if not for the line out the door. You can't miss PB: it's painted pink and set back from US 6. Scan the cabinets fu…
Top Choice International in Newburyport

Glenn's Food & Libations

Now in a snazzy new location, Glenn is still out to spice up your life. He's got the seafood you're looking for, but he's serving it in ways you never imagined. Oysters might come baked with chili and pumpkin-seed p…
Top Choice Seafood in West End & North End

Neptune Oyster

Neptune’s menu hints at Italian, but you’ll also find elements of Mexican, French, Southern and old-fashioned New England. The daily seafood specials and impressive raw bar (featuring several kinds of oysters, plus …
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…