Boston, MA

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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
395 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
Cafe PoloniaCafe Polonia
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
389 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 RazdoraCasa Razdora
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
291 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)
Italian Express PizzeriaItalian Express Pizzeria
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
340 ratings
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 ShipyardKO Pies at the Shipyard
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
238 ratings
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 OysterNeptune Oyster
63 Salem St Map It!
Boston, MA 02113
(617) 742-3474
  • 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
3979 ratings
#5 (America's Best: American Classics); mentioned in multiple magazines (Food & Wine, Travel + Leisure, others); long lines
O YaO Ya
9 East St Map It!
Boston, MA 02111
(617) 654-9900
  • Grilled Sashimi of Mushrooms
    "when people ask me of the amazing things I've eaten around the country, it always comes to mind instantly"-Frank Bruni
4.5 out of 5
610 ratings
Sam Lagrassa'sSam Lagrassa's
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
835 ratings
est.1968; specialize in sandwiches
Angela's CafeAngela's Cafe
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
351 ratings
Mexican restaurant; everything made from scratch; awarded by multiple local publications
Bogie's Place (inside Jm Curley's)Bogie's Place (inside Jm Curley's)
25 Temple Pl Map It!
Boston, MA 02111
(617) 338-5333
  • 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
78 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 BurgerBoston Burger
1100 Boylston St Map It!
Boston, MA 02215
(857) 233-4560
  • "The Pilgrim" (Burger)
    turkey burger, homemade cranberry mayo, stuffing, american
4.0 out of 5
632 ratings
full-service, casual American restaurant focusing on creative burgers, gourmet fries, & an excellent selection of craft beers; original location in Somerville, MA
241 Hanover St Map It!
Boston, MA 02113
(617) 248-6800
  • Gnocchetti alla Sorrentina
4.0 out of 5
740 ratings
homemade pasta; makes pasta right at street window
Cafe FleuriCafe Fleuri
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
261 ratings
#84 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown)
Caffe ParadisoCaffe Paradiso
255 Hanover St Map It!
Boston, MA 02113
(617) 742-1768
  • Cannoli
    awarded best cannoli (Best on Boston - 2012); looks good
4.0 out of 5
174 ratings
opened in 1962; family-run establishment
Daily CatchDaily Catch
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
1309 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
FigsFigs (CLOSED)
42 Charles St Map It!
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 742-3447
  • Boston Bib & Mache Salad
4.0 out of 5
621 ratings
Flour Bakery + CafeFlour Bakery + Cafe
1595 Washington St Map It!
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 267-4300
  • Sticky Buns
    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
4.0 out of 5
816 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
Franklin CafeFranklin Cafe
278 Shawmut Ave Map It!
Boston, MA
(617) 350-0010
  • Corned Beef and Cabbage
    "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
4.0 out of 5
487 ratings
opened in 1996; combine some of the cities' best Modern American cuisine, a great wine list, nine microbrews on tap, with a lively eclectic bar scene
Gene's Chinese Flatbread CafeGene's Chinese Flatbread Cafe
86 Bedford St Map It!
Boston, MA 02111
(617) 482-1888
  • 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
252 ratings
#5 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Chinese Food)
Mike's City DinerMike's City Diner
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
491 ratings
#5 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Thanksgiving); Other Recipes: Stuffing
Oishii BostonOishii Boston
1166 Washington St Map It!
Boston, MA
(617) 482-8868
  • Sakura Smoked Hamachi Sashimi
    Served in a smoky glass; Hamachi is yellow tail fish
4.0 out of 5
624 ratings
513 Tremont St Map It!
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 927-0066
  • Dark Chocolate Brownie Sundae
    choice of ice cream or sorbet (get dark chocolate ice cream), cubed brownies, Scharffen Berger hot fudge & whipped cream
4.0 out of 5
1049 ratings
#2 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Chocolate)
Rino's PlaceRino's Place
258 Saratoga St Map It!
Boston, MA 02128
(617) 567-7412
  • Lobster Ravioli
    in lobster sauce; ricotta is shipped from Italy; pasta is homemade; "I'm beyond impressed"; looks good
  • Rino Special
    Combo of veal, chicken & shrimp in creamy mushroom marsala sauce; looks good
4.0 out of 5
690 ratings
Italy-born owner-chef who personally shops (produce at market, meats from butcher)/preps/cooks every day, 6-days per week; "you're passion for the food is amazing...the food itself is beyond amazing...for me, this has been like culinary Disneyland"-Guy Fieri
33 Union St Map It!
Boston, MA 02108
(617) 248-8835
  • Lemongrass Chicken Sate Pocket
    whole wheat pita or mesclun greens, soy-marinated chicken thighs + onions + Pindasaus
  • Sloppy Jacques
    sloppy Joes w/ "flair"; brioche roll, beef braised in stout and bacon, sharp cheddar + pickled red onions + Saus housemade ketchup; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1071 ratings
est. 2008; serving "inspired, made-from-scratch food with a focus on condiments" in a casual counter setting; started by three local university grads who were ousted from their company due to the 2008 recession; Other Recipes: Hot Saus
Yankee Lobster Fish MarketYankee Lobster Fish Market
300 Northern Ave Map It!
Boston, MA 02210
(617) 345-9799
4.0 out of 5
1262 ratings
started in 1950; have custom aquarium in-house to hold lobster & crab until ready to cook
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