Boston, MA

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BlunchSee Blunch Video ($)
(519 ratings)

59 E Springfield St Map It!
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 247-8100
  • "The Bird"
    pressed sandwich w/ sliced chicken breast, mozzarella cheese, oven roasted tomatoes, shop artichoke aioli, greens, crusty baguette; looks good
  • "The Provencal"
    pressed sandwich w/ fresh Vermont goat cheese, oven roasted tomatoes, fresh tomatoes, kalamatta olive puree, artichoke hearts, basil cashew pesto, greens, crusty baguette; looks good
4.5 out of 5
519 ratings
opened in 2007; tiny (400 sq-ft) neighborhood kitchen serving unique pressed sandwiches, fresh salads, & a changing variety of muffins, sweets & cookies; serving only breakfast & lunch; Other Recipes: Oven-Roasted Tomatoes
  • Chicken Parmigiano Sandwich
    chicken cutlet breaded & fried, red sauce, provolone & Romano; looks good
4.5 out of 5
130 ratings
Italian deli & grocery w/ made-to-order sandwiches, pastas & imported goods; fresh bread sourced from its own neighboring panetteria
Cafe PoloniaSee Cafe Polonia Video ($$)
(518 ratings)

611 Dorchester Ave Map It!
Boston, MA 02127
(617) 269-0110
  • Knight's Cutlet
    pork loin stuffed w/ mushrooms, pepper, cheese, bacon, ham & spices
  • Meat Pierogi
    ground pork shoulder & chuck tender; served boiled or fried w/ caramelized onions & sour cream (Guy got them boiled)
4.5 out of 5
518 ratings
opened in 2002; fine authentic Polish cuisine w/ "cozy atmosphere similar to a country cottage in the mountain region of Poland" (from its website)
Casa RazdoraSee Casa Razdora Video ($)
(346 ratings)

115 Water St Map It!
Boston, MA 02109
(617) 338-6700
  • Porcini Cascioni
    stuffed piadina w/ porcini mushroom, sausage & gorgonzola; like an "Italian quesadilla"; looks good
  • Rosette
    homemade pasta sheets rolled & stuffed w/ cooked prosciutto & fontina cheese w/ cream, black pepper & nutmeg; available only on Thursdays (check website for current info); "ham & cheese sandwich meets lasagna"; looks good
4.5 out of 5
346 ratings
since 2010; serving fresh authentic Italian cuisine; open M-F during lunchtime only (closed on weekends); long lines; Other Recipes: Pasta al Pesce (Seafood)
Flour Bakery & CafeSee Flour Bakery & Cafe Video ($$)
(925 ratings)

1595 Washington St Map It!
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 267-4300
  • Sticky Buns
    brioche dough rolled w/ pecans & sugar; dark, sticky caramel & toasted pecans; looks good; Bobby Flay lost to these sticky buns in one of his shows (Throwdown); looks good; w/ white & brown sugar, toasted pecans; baked in syrupy mixture called "goo"; looks good
4.5 out of 5
925 ratings
Throwdown: Bobby Flay lost [Bobby's recipe]; "We want each customer's experience to be an enjoyable one, and we focus on all aspects involved: great food, gracious service, warm atmosphere, heady aromas, and irresistible displays." (from its website); Other Recipes: Flour's Famous Banana Bread
Italian Express Pizzeria [CLOSED]See Italian Express Pizzeria Video ($$)
(497 ratings)

336 Sumner St Map It!
Boston, MA 02128
(617) 561-0038
  • Frutti di Mare
    mussels, shrimp, calamari in tomato-based sauce & served on homemade fettuccine
  • Haddock Margarita
    pan-fried haddock, served w/ lemon-butter sauce w/ side of potatoes or pasta; Guy got potatoes
  • Rolled Eggplant Menino
    appetizer; cajun sausage mixed w/ rice rolled & deep-fried
4.5 out of 5
497 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 2002; voted Boston's Best Italian Food, Best Restaurant, Best Wine List, and Best Outdoor Dining by for 2010 - 2011; made-to-order "authentic Italian style pizza"; Boston Mayor Tom Menino made a special visit
KO Pies At the Shipyard [CLOSED]See KO Pies At the Shipyard Video ($$)
(340 ratings)

256 Marginal St Map It!
Boston, MA 02128
(617) 418-5234
  • Lamb Shank Pie
    pot pie w/ lamb shank shipped from Australia braised for 3 hrs, mixed w/ blanched veggies & gravy; baked & topped w/ mashed potatoes, "mushy" peas & gravy (called a "floater" in Australia); looks good
4.5 out of 5
340 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 2010; located on pier (may be hard to find); serving authentic, Aussie-inspired food specializing in the ultimate Aussie comfort food...the (meat) pie
Neptune Oyster ($$$)
(5964 ratings)

63 Salem St Map It!
Boston, MA 02113
(617) 742-3474
As Seen On:
America's Best, Episode: "American Classics"
  • Lobster Roll
    prepared 2 different ways: cold w/ mayo or sauteed in hot buttered; served in brioche bun; both look good
4.5 out of 5
5964 ratings
#5 (America's Best: American Classics); mentioned in multiple magazines (Food & Wine, Travel + Leisure, others); long lines
O YaSee O Ya Video ($$$$)
(792 ratings)

9 East St Pl Map It!
Boston, MA 02111
(617) 654-9900
  • Grilled Sashimi of Mushrooms
    grilled slices of shiitake & king oyster mushrooms; served w/ rosemary garlic oil, sesame froth; "when people ask me of the amazing things I've eaten around the country, it always comes to mind instantly" -Frank Bruni; looks good
4.5 out of 5
792 ratings
serving innovative & refined sushi along w/ other small plates
Pauli'sSee Pauli's Video ($$)
(1421 ratings)

65 Salem St Map It!
Boston, MA 02113
(857) 284-7064
  • "U.S.S. Lobstitution"
    fresh lobster meat & mayo on two a grilled long sub rolls, served w/ 2 bags of potato chips
  • Fat Felix Sandwich
    1/2 lb shaved steak w/ grilled onions, peppers, mushrooms & American cheese topped w/ bacon & cheese fries; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1421 ratings
family owned & run fast casual sandwiches & seafood for takeout & catering; guest appearance: chef & restaurateur Ken Oringer
Sam LaGrassa'sSee Sam LaGrassa's Video ($$)
(1160 ratings)

44 Province St Map It!
Boston, MA 02108
(617) 357-6861
  • Chipotle Pastrami Sandwich
    fan favorite; Rumanian pastrami w/ chipotle honey mustard, swiss cheese & cole slaw grilled on an italian sesame roll; looks good!
  • Clam Chowder
    clams are hand-picked & broth homemade
4.5 out of 5
1160 ratings
est.1968; specialize in sandwiches
Angela's Cafe - Eagle HillSee Angela's Cafe - Eagle Hill Video ($$)
(501 ratings)

131 Lexington St Map It!
Boston, MA 02128
(617) 567-4972
  • Chilaquiles Verde Con Pollo
    traditional Mexican dish; fried tortillas sauteed in tomatillo sauce topped w/ sour cream, shredded chicken, queso fresco, sliced onions, avocado slices, fritos bean & eggs; looks good
4.0 out of 5
501 ratings
Mexican restaurant; everything made from scratch; awarded by multiple local publications
  • Ribeye*
    not on menu; 20-oz ribeye steak w/ roasted bone marrow & foie gras butter; "it's the single most decadent bite of steak I've had anywhere in the country...maybe anywhere in the world" -Adam Richman; looks good
4.0 out of 5
114 ratings
Bogie's (18-seater known for their steaks) is hidden inside of Jm's (known for having some of the best burgers in Boston) behind a black curtain w/ sign "Adults Only"; named after Humphrey Bogart
Boston Burger Company ($$)
(1193 ratings)

1100 Boylston St Map It!
Boston, MA 02215
(857) 233-4560
As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "Boston, MA"
  • "The Pilgrim" (Burger)
    turkey burger, homemade cranberry mayo, stuffing, american
4.0 out of 5
1193 ratings
full-service, casual American restaurant focusing on creative burgers, gourmet fries, & an excellent selection of craft beers; original location in Somerville, MA
Bricco ($$$)
(1270 ratings)

241 Hanover St Map It!
Boston, MA 02113
(617) 248-6800
As Seen On:
Pasta Paradise
  • Gnocchetti alla Sorrentina
4.0 out of 5
1270 ratings
homemade pasta; makes pasta right at street window
Butcher Shop ($$$)
(558 ratings)

552 Tremont St Map It!
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 423-4800
  • Tagliatelle Bolognese
    chopped vegetables, chicken liver (key ingredient), sage, tomatoes, red wine, veal stock & heavy cream form a sauce; tossed w/ pasta & topped w/ parmesan & fried basil; looks good
4.0 out of 5
558 ratings
"neighborhood restaurant offering a seasonal menu for lunch & dinner as well as housemade prepared foods to take home" (from its website)
Cafe Fleuri [CLOSED]See Cafe Fleuri Video ($$$)
(285 ratings)

250 Franklin St Map It!
Boston, MA 02110
(617) 451-1900
  • Chocolate Bar
    available only on Saturday noon-3pm from September - June; chocolates from around the world; 100+ items including chocolate fountain
4.0 out of 5
285 ratings
[CLOSED]; #84 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown)
Caffe Paradiso ($$)
(301 ratings)

255 Hanover St Map It!
Boston, MA 02113
(617) 742-1768
As Seen On:
$24 in 24, Episode: "Boston"
  • Cannoli
    awarded best cannoli (Best on Boston - 2012); looks good
4.0 out of 5
301 ratings
opened in 1962; family-run establishment
Coppa Enoteca ($$$)
(1001 ratings)

253 Shawmut Ave Map It!
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 391-0902
  • Cavatelli
    slow cooked broccoli & chicken sausage, tomato, fennel pollen, parmesan; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1001 ratings
serving Italian small-plate cuisine
Daily CatchSee Daily Catch Video ($$)
(1832 ratings)

323 Hanover St Map It!
Boston, MA 02113
(617) 523-8567
  • Lobster Fra Diavolo
    1 1/4-lb lobster, littleneck clams, shrimp, mussels & calamari simmered in a 'spicy as you like' seafood tomato sauce over imported linguine fini pasta served al'dente
  • Feast of Seven Fishes
    lobster, clams, mussels, shrimp, calamari, stewed in tomato-base sauce w/ crab, served on linguine & served w/ "side" of broiled haddock, monkfish marsala
4.0 out of 5
1832 ratings
#5 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best for the Holidays); #77 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); est. 1973; so small (only 10 tables), you can watch them cook in open kitchen
Dirty Water DoughSee Dirty Water Dough Video ($)
(566 ratings)

222 Newbury St Map It!
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 262-0090
  • Dirty Taco Pizza
    signature crust topped w/ chili style ground beef, diced tomato, romaine lettuce, shredded mozzarella & cheddar, sour cream, crushed Doritos & Romano cheese
  • Steak 'n Cola Pizza
    signature crust topped w/ cola marinated shaved steak, caramelized onions, gorgonzola, shredded mozzarella & Romano cheese
4.0 out of 5
566 ratings
est. 2013; thin & crispy Boston style pizza w/ home-brewed Dirty Water IPA as the dough's secret ingredient
Franklin CafeSee Franklin Cafe Video ($$)
(543 ratings)

278 Shawmut Ave Map It!
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 350-0010
  • Corned Beef and Cabbage
    marinated beef brisket; served w/ braised cabbage, butter-poached carrots, grain mustard; "the best corned beef and cabbage I've ever had...cabbage tastes like brown butter...perfect contrast to corned beef"-Adam Gertler; homemade corned beef; looks good
4.0 out of 5
543 ratings
opened in 1996; serving award-winning food by combining some of the cities' best Modern American cuisine, a great wine list, local microbrews on tap & craft cocktails w/ a lively eclectic bar scene
  • Hand-Pulled Noodles
    seasoned w/ minced garlic, crushed cayenne pepper, chopped scallion & cilantro; "salty & sweet & umami" -Kristen Kish
  • Hand-Pulled Noodles
    wide hand-pulled noodles w/ scallions, cilantro, garlic, hot pepper flakes, soy sauce, vinegar & shot of hot sesame oil; looks good
4.0 out of 5
456 ratings
#5 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Chinese Food); est. 2011; authentic western Chinese cuisine
Mike's City DinerSee Mike's City Diner Video ($)
(655 ratings)

1714 Washington St Map It!
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 267-9393
  • Corned Beef Hash
  • Pilgrim Sandwich
    top seller; roasted 24-hr brined turkey, cranberry sauce, stuffing & gravy in a sub roll; available every day (not just Thanksgiving); looks good
  • Turkey Dinner
4.0 out of 5
655 ratings
#5 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Thanksgiving); Other Recipes: Stuffing
Oishii BostonSee Oishii Boston Video ($$$$)
(837 ratings)

1166 Washington St Map It!
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 482-8868
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Smoky"
  • Sakura Smoked Hamachi Sashimi
    Served in a smoky glass; Hamachi is yellow tail fish
4.0 out of 5
837 ratings
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