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The 15 Best American Restaurants Near Belmont

Updated: August 22, 2022

Looking for Belmont’s best buffalo wings or spiciest chili? These are the American spots doing it best. We researched top sites and incorporated millions of critic and user reviews to find the best American restaurants. So if you have decided on some deep dish pizza or BBQ as your next meal try one of the Belmont eateries below.

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Nick's Place II

Pizza, $, BelmontPizza, $Belmont
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

The Wellington

American, $$$, BelmontAmerican, $$$Belmont
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

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Puritan & Company

New American, $$$, CambridgeNew American, $$$Cambridge, Wellington-Harrington
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Alden & Harlow

American, $$$, CambridgeAmerican, $$$Cambridge, West Cambridge
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Bisq

American, $$$, CambridgeAmerican, $$$Cambridge, Wellington-Harrington
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Urban Hearth

New American, $$, CambridgeNew American, $$Cambridge, North Cambridge
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
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Waypoint

American, $$$, CambridgeAmerican, $$$Cambridge, Riverside
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Talulla

American, $$$, CambridgeAmerican, $$$Cambridge, West Cambridge
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5
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Area Four

Pizza, $$, CambridgePizza, $$Cambridge, The Port - Area 4
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Veggie Galaxy

American, $$, CambridgeAmerican, $$Cambridge, Cambridgeport
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0
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Branch Line

American, $$$, WatertownAmerican, $$$Watertown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Tasting Counter

New American, $$$$, SomervilleNew American, $$$$Somerville, Spring Hill
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
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The Smoke Shop BBQ - Kendall Square

American, $$, CambridgeAmerican, $$Cambridge, Wellington-Harrington
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Vincent's

American, $$$, CambridgeAmerican, $$$Cambridge, Wellington-Harrington
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0
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Field & Vine

American, $$$, SomervilleAmerican, $$$Somerville, Union Square
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5
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How was this list created?

We know how time consuming it can be to find the best American restaurants in Belmont. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 823905 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 15185 restaurants, and 1052 lists and articles from top sources like Eater and Infatuation. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Eater - Where to Find Greater Boston’s Most Romantic Restaurants, Infatuation - Where To Eat And Drink In Southie and Eater - Where to Eat and Drink in East Cambridge. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Questions & answers

Teddys Kitchen, Nick's Place II, and The Wellington are the highest-rated American restaurants that serve breakfast in Belmont.

Nick's Place II and The Wellington are the highest-rated American restaurants for take-out in Belmont.

Teddys Kitchen, Nick's Place II, and The Wellington are the highest-rated American restaurants for a quick lunch in Belmont.

Nick's Place II and The Wellington are the highest-rated American restaurants offering delivery options in Belmont.

The Wellington is a vegetarian-friendly American restaurant in Belmont.

Drink pairing tips

  • The perfect match for grilled burger

    Experts suggest pairing a grilled burger with a glass of Margarita, a popular cocktail.


  • The best drink pairing for heavy meat dish

    Finding the ideal drink pairing for heavy meat dish can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some cocktail, particularly a glass of Vieux Carre. This, oaked, cocktail balances the fatty heavy meat dish.

  • Kentucky 75 with your fried chicken

    When considering what goes best with fried chicken, we recommend a glass of Kentucky 75, it truly complements the dish as it cuts the fat of the fried skin.


Fun facts

  • History lesson

    The macaroni and cheese was only thought up in 1769! We wonder what people ever did without some good macaroni and cheese in their lives...

  • Celebrating American

    Did you know that every year in July foodies in Pittsburgh, The United States celebrate their passion for American? The Picklesburgh Festivalis held annually.


  • A classic meal

    When in The United States it would be criminal not to try out the hamburger. GIve it a go so you can say you had the full experience.

Parking information

We’ve all experienced the struggle of finding good parking near restaurants in Belmont. 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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