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The 15 Best American Restaurants Near Canton

Updated: August 22, 2022

Looking for the best American restaurants in Canton? 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. So if you have decided on some deep dish pizza or BBQ as your next meal try one of the Canton eateries below.

Find the perfect American restaurant

Big D's Neponset Cafe

Pizza, $, CantonPizza, $Canton
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

C.F. McCarthy’s

American, $$, CantonAmerican, $$Canton
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Northern Spy

American, $, CantonAmerican, $Canton
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Waterfall Bar & Grille

American, $$, CantonAmerican, $$Canton
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Steel & Rye

American, $$$, MiltonAmerican, $$$Milton
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2020

    Boston's 3 best spots for fancy traditional American eats

    Hoodline, 2020
  • Eater, 2016

    Where to Eat Smoked Seafood for Breakfast in Boston

    Eater, 2016

South Pizza

Pizza, $$, HolbrookPizza, $$Holbrook
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

One Bistro

American, $$, NorwoodAmerican, $$Norwood
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Abby Park

American, $$, MiltonAmerican, $$Milton
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5

1048 Bar and Grill

American, $, RandolphAmerican, $Randolph
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Lewis' Bar & Grill

American, $$, NorwoodAmerican, $$Norwood
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Backstreet Grille & Tavern

American, $$, StoughtonAmerican, $$Stoughton
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

The Toast Office

American, $$, WestwoodAmerican, $$Westwood
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Central Street Pizzeria & Grille

Pizza, $, StoughtonPizza, $Stoughton
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Midway Restaurant

American, $, DedhamAmerican, $Dedham, East Dedham
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Crushed Peppers Pizza and Grill

Pizza, $, NorwoodPizza, $Norwood
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Why is this list better than others?

We know how time consuming it can be to find the best American restaurants in Canton. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 15185 restaurants in Canton, 823905 restaurant reviews, and exactly 1052 lists and articles from experts at Eater and Hoodline and more. All with some boam magic. For example, we considered Eater - Where to Eat Smoked Seafood for Breakfast in Boston and Hoodline - Boston's 3 best spots for fancy traditional American eats as we sourced this ultimate list. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. These ten options are sure to delight.

Common questions

Turnpike Cafe Bar and Grill is the highest-rated vegan-friendly American restaurant in Canton.

Turnpike Cafe Bar and Grill, C.F. McCarthy’s, and Rosetta's Italian Restaurant are vegetarian-friendly American restaurants in Canton.

There are 10 American restaurants in Canton.

Turnpike Cafe Bar and Grill, Big D's Neponset Cafe, and C.F. McCarthy’s are the highest-rated American restaurants for a quick lunch in Canton.

Turnpike Cafe Bar and Grill, Big D's Neponset Cafe, and C.F. McCarthy’s are the highest-rated American restaurants that are good for groups in Canton.

Drink pairing tips

  • The perfect match for your shellfish

    When having shellfish, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Chardonnay, a popular white wine.

  • Kentucky 75 and 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.


  • Go for Margarita with grilled burger

    For an elevated experience, pair your grilled burger with Margarita. This combination works particularly well because this cocktail balances the spice and salt of the burger.


Fun facts

  • A tasty history lesson

    Oh, where does hashbrown come from you ask? Well from The United States of course! The dish first made an appearance in the 1890s.

  • A day for hamburger-lovers

    Don’t forget that International Hamburger Day falls on May 28. Be sure to enjoy a little hamburger!

  • A match made in heaven: Spanish granache & mac and cheese

    Experts recommend pairing mac and cheese with Spanish granache, complementing the greasy and salty taste of the food with the ripe, fruity sweet flavors of the drink.

Parking info

There’s nothing like finding the perfect parking spot right away when you’re going out for a meal. 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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