Local Favorites

Sorted in order of location, click on the arrow next to the Boston Neighborhood name to show our favorites!


Eastern Standard
French/New England cuisine in a posh setting near Fenway Park, some outdoor seating ($25 mains)
– 528 Commonwealth Ave

Good sushi at reasonable prices ($10 rolls)
– 636 Beacon Street

Right in the heart of Kenmore Square, Great pub food, and rotating taps
– 654 Beacon St


Sweet Cheeks BBQ
BBQ plates and sandwiches, excellent giant bucket of biscuits, some outdoor seating ($20 mains)
– 1381 Boylston Street

El Pelon Taqueria
Burritos and tacos, some outdoor seating ($8 mains)
– 92 Peterborough Street

Rod Dee Thai
Standard thai cuisine ($12 mains)
– 94 Peterborough Street


Sol Azteca
Mexican, small outdoor seating area ($15 mains)
– 914 Beacon Street

Mei Mei
Asian fusion, try the Double Awesome for takeout, ($12 mains)
– 506 Park Drive

Irish bar with pub food ($10 mains)
– 1032 Beacon Street

Sichuan Gourmet
Authentic Sichuan cuisine ($14 mains)
– 1004 Beacon Street


Top of the Hub
Meal with a view! Expensive food, best value is for pre-dinner drinks or after-dinner dessert ($40 mains, $15 cocktails or dessert)
– 800 Boylston (top floor of the Prudential Building)

Legal Sea Food
East coast seafood chain that started in Boston, good clam chowder ($28 mains)
– 100 Huntington Ave (Copley Place) and other locations throughout the city


Zaftig’s Delicatessen
Classic Jewish deli, serves all-day breakfast ($13 mains)
– 335 Harvard Street

Shawarma King
Shawarma, falafel, and other middle eastern goodies ($8 sandwich, $13 plates)
– 1383 Beacon Street

Takusan Sushi
$28 all-you-can-eat sushi dinner
– 1233 Beacon Street


The North End
Boston’s little Italy, with plenty of restaurants and bakeries
– North End, Haymarket T stop

Quincy Market
Mall-style food court inside a historic market building
– 4 S Market St


Pure Cold Press
Only certified Kosher juice and salad bar in Boston – offering cold pressed juices, acai bowls, smoothies, salads, sandwiches, and soups.
– 326 Harvard Street, Coolidge Corner, Brookine

Veggie Galaxy
Your favorite diner classics fit for the whole family! Everything is vegetarian and vegan friendly.
– 450 Massachusetts Ave, Central Square, Cambridge


JP Licks
Local ice cream chain with locations around the city
– 311 Harvard Street, Coolidge Corner, Brookline
– 1106 Boylston Street, Fenway, Boston

Mike’s Pastry
Famous for cannoli, frequently long queues
– North End location, 300 Hanover Street
– Harvard square location, 11 Dunster Street, Cambridge

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