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You want to try out the best gourmet restaurant? You’re looking for a cosy café? You’re looking forward to relishing local specialities? Or you want to turn the night into day at a cool club? Let our select choices inspire you.

    • o ya

      o ya offers contemporary Japanese cuisine in the special ambience of a building that is over 100 years old. The restaurant has only ten tables. Diners can watch the chefs at work as they sit. Choose the taster menu, or sample the nigiri, sashimi, wagyu beef or marinated salmon on the regular menu. The o ya also offer a wide range of premium sakes.
      9 East Street Place
      Boston MA 02111
      +1 617 654 9909
    • Union Oyster House

      The classic
      It’s Boston’s oldest restaurant, and the building itself is one of the sights. It has been opening its doors to gourmets since 1826, and was one of the favourites of President Kennedy. His favourite booth has been named the «Kennedy Booth» in his honour. As the name implies, it serves mainly lobster, fish and seafood, with gingerbread for dessert. Brunch is served until 3 pm on Sundays. Reservations a must.
      41 Union Street
      Boston, MA 02108
      +1 617 227 2750
    • Grill 23 & Bar

      Best steakhouse
      For over 25 years, the Grill 23 & Bar has been considered the best steakhouse in Boston. The restaurant is well known for its first-class beef. Thanks to the skills of Chef Jay Murray, it is prepared both classically, but also in creative modern interpretations using the best ingredients from the region. Meat lovers will find all their favourites here, from Filet Mignon to 100-day aged rib eye, as well as seafood and first-class wines. The restaurant’s wine list has won many awards.
      161 Berkeley Street
      Boston, MA 02116
      +1 617 542 2255
    • Troquet

      Always the right wine
      If you’re looking for Boston’s most exciting and most extensive wine list, then the Troquet is the place for you. It also has a modern cuisine and fabulous views of Boston Common. You can order the matching wine to go with every course and dish including, of course, the obligatory cheese selection for dessert. All in an elegant, stylish ambience with top service.
      140 Boylston Street
      Boston, MA 02116
      +1 617 695 9463
    • Bergamot

      Dine with love
      A love of food, wine and being together is important at the Bergamot. It serves «progressive American cuisine», which means that it uses regional products and enhances dishes with ingredients from all over the world. Variety is writ large. Chef Keith changes the menu several times a week, depending on what is brought fresh from the farm. There is a set daily menu, and the wine list leaves nothing to be desired. Although the restaurant is a short distance from the city, it’s worth making the effort to go there.
      118 Beacon Street
      Somerville, MA 02143
      +1 617 576 7700
    • Menton

      Gourmet restaurant
      The Menton is a combination of French and Italian cuisine. With a nod to the French city beside the sea and the Italian border, the dishes served here are all modern interpretations of this cuisine. There’s the right wine to go with every dish, especially – of course – from Italy and France. The aim is to provide guests with a memorable evening in a stylish ambience. The restaurant has already received numerous awards.
      354 Congress Street
      Boston, MA 02210
      +1 617 737 0099
    • Legal Sea Foods

      The best from the ocean
      The name says it all: this restaurant offers mainly fish. Good fresh fish. There are several branches in Boston, and visitors to the city shouldn’t miss it. It really does serve the very best from the ocean, and the restaurant tells the story of its 60-year history. Meals are served outside in warmer weather, and the aquariums and lobster basins in the restaurant are popular with visitors of all ages.
      255 State Street
      Boston, MA 02109
      +1 617 742 5300
    • Chart House

      Top cuisine with views
      The Chart House offers excellent cuisine with breathtaking views of the ocean from a delightful brick building. From the best freshly-caught fish and seafood to juicy steaks and fabulous desserts – everything is of the very best here. The chef combines traditional dishes with a touch of the exotic, and the creations have casual names like «Snapper Hemingway» and «Shrimp Fresca». Very many guests come just to experience its famous «Hot Chocolate Lava Cakes»! Be sure to book.
      60 Long Wharf
      Boston, MA 02110
      +1 617 227 1576
    • Flour Bakery & Café

      Sweet and savoury
      Fresh, crispy baguettes – still warm from the oven. Buttery, raisin-filled brioches, gateaux that melt in the mouth, fresh fruit muffins or savouries like salads and sandwiches or quiches. To go with something sweet, an extra large café au lait. Simply delicious! Commuters call in at the Flour Bakery & Café for breakfast, Bostonians fetch their lunch, while tourists appreciate it as the perfect place to stop for refreshment. There are three other branches in the city.
      12 Farnsworth Street
      Boston MA 02210
      +1 617 338 43 33
    • Scali

      Always fresh
      Scali opened its doors in 2005 with a simple philosophy: «Always fresh, only the best». To this day, every dish, sandwich, omelette and croissant is still prepared to this creed. The Scali is the perfect place to start the day with a hearty breakfast or enjoy a quick snack for lunch. And of course, you can also order anything you like to take away.
      147 Pearl Street
      Boston, MA 02110
      +1 617 542 1965
    • Modern Pastry

      Sweet temptations
      So what’s it to be? A slice of cake or gateau, a brownie or a cannolo? The selection at the Modern Pastry is so vast, it’s almost impossible to decide. However, while you wait to be served you should have enough time to make your choice. And look forward to a delicious coffee or tea to go with it. It’s the perfect sweet break.
      257 Hanover Street
      Boston, MA 02113
      +1 617 523 3783
    • Sonsie

      Popular meeting place for aperitifs
      The Sonsie is a combination of bar, lounge and restaurant with a charming ambience. It’s extremely popular, and usually pretty full in the evenings. In good weather the large picture window is opened to the street. The Sonsie is a reliable address for an after-work drink or some refreshment after sightseeing. Fancy something to eat? The menu includes steaks and pizza.
      327 Newbury Street
      Boston, MA 02115
      +1 617 351 2500
    • Bin 26 Enoteca

      Wine heaven
      A contemporary Italian «enoteca» offering an international wine list with over 60 wines by the glass and 200 wines by bottle. And if you’d like something to eat as well, you can also do that at Enoteca. For instance, order a glass of Cabernet and ask for a selection of cheese to go with it. A plate of homemade ricotta gnocchi with a fine red wine. Or just try some of the fabulous wines on offer.
      26 Charles Street
      Boston, MA 02114
      +1 617 723 5939
    • Cheers

      World-famous bar
      This bar was the setting for the popular US series «Cheers», broadcast by NBC from 1982 to 1993. The building that housed the bar, which opened as the «Bull & Finch Pub» in 1969, was seen in numerous episodes of the sitcom. Later, the interior was reproduced for the interior shots. Today the bar is still run as «Cheers», and it’s one of the many tourist attractions in Boston – and a must for fans of the series! Although beer is the main beverage of choice, it also serves cocktails. Cheers!
      84 Beacon Street
      MA 02108 Boston
      +1 617 227 9605