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The 15 Best American Restaurants Near Acton

Updated: August 22, 2022

Looking for the best American restaurants in Acton? These are our top choices for gumbo and fried chicken. We researched top sites and incorporated millions of critic and user reviews to find the best American restaurants. If glasses of bloody mary and plates of crawfish sound like a good time head to these fantastic options in Acton.

Find the perfect American restaurant

Rapscallion Table & Tap

American, $$, ActonAmerican, $$Acton
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Holy Grail Bar and Restaurant

American, ActonAmericanActon
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Twin Seafood - Acton

American, $$, ActonAmerican, $$Acton
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

If you travel further

80 Thoreau

American, $$$, ConcordAmerican, $$$Concord
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • City Seeker

    Best Fine Dining in Boston

    City Seeker
  • USA Today

    Best Romantic Dining in Boston

    USA Today

Fuse Bistro

New American, $$, WestfordNew American, $$Westford
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Bullfinchs

American, $$$, SudburyAmerican, $$$Sudbury
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Clover Food Lab

Latin, $, SudburyLatin, $Sudbury
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.5

Woods Hill Table

American, $$$, ConcordAmerican, $$$Concord
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Rapscallion Kitchen & Bar

American, $$, ConcordAmerican, $$Concord
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Mac-N-Choose

American, $$, WestfordAmerican, $$Westford
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

The Pleasant Cafe

American, $, MaynardAmerican, $Maynard
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Burtons Grill & Bar of Westford

American, $$, WestfordAmerican, $$Westford
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Helen's Restaurant

American, $$, ConcordAmerican, $$Concord, Main Street
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Great Road Kitchen

American, $$, LittletonAmerican, $$Littleton
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Oak Barrel Tavern - Sudbury

American, $$, SudburyAmerican, $$Sudbury
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

How did we curate this list?

Figuring out the best American restaurants can take awhile. We pored over ratings for 15185 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 restaurant reviews in Acton and 1052 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what USA Today and City Seeker had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. We cross-referenced with top lists, like USA Today - Best Romantic Dining in Boston and City Seeker - Best Fine Dining in Boston. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

FAQ

There are 6 American restaurants in Acton.

Rapscallion Table & Tap, Holy Grail Bar and Restaurant, and Twin Seafood - Acton are the highest-rated American restaurants that serve breakfast in Acton.

Rapscallion Table & Tap is the highest-rated American restaurant for a date night in Acton.

Rapscallion Table & Tap, Holy Grail Bar and Restaurant, and Twin Seafood - Acton are some of the highest-rated late-night American spots in Acton.

Rapscallion Table & Tap, Blackbird, and Not Your Average Joe's are vegetarian-friendly American restaurants in Acton.

Drink pairing tips

  • Kentucky 75 and fried chicken


    The flavors of fried chicken will be enhanced with a glass of vibrant Kentucky 75, a cocktail that cuts the fat of the fried skin.


  • Vieux Carre and heavy meat dish


    When considering how to best enjoy your heavy meat dish, we would highlight how well a glass of Vieux Carre complements the dish as it cuts through the heaviness of the dish.


  • A next-level match for barbecue

    When having barbecue, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Zinfandel, a popular red wine.

Interesting facts

  • Craving some burger?

    Never get between Takeru Kobayashi and their burger. Takeru Kobayashi holds the record for most burger eaten in 3 minutes, an incredible 12.

  • A must-visit festival in Chicago

    Perhaps you want to try something new out, have you considered a Chicago Hot Dog Festival? Give it some thought. Every year in Chicago, Illinois, thousands of people attend the festival, adding to the appeal of the already charming city.

  • An iconic duo: lemonade & hot dog

    If you’re gonna be eating hot dog, then we’d advise washing it down with a nice lemonade.

Parking tips

Actonis notorious for tricky parking. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen American spot.

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