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The 15 Best American Restaurants Near Wakefield

Updated: August 22, 2022

Looking for Wakefield’s best buffalo wings or spiciest chili? These are the American spots doing it best. We analyzed millions of reviews from the top local sites to compile This list of top American restaurants. If glasses of bloody mary and plates of crawfish sound like a good time head to these fantastic options in Wakefield.

Find the perfect American restaurant

Billy's Famous Roast Beef & Seafood

American, $, WakefieldAmerican, $Wakefield, Greenwood
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Pit Stop BBQ

American, $$, WakefieldAmerican, $$Wakefield
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2022

    Where to Eat Barbecue in Greater Boston

    Eater, 2022

Public Kitchen

Pizza, $$, WakefieldPizza, $$Wakefield, Downtown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Dockside Restaurant

American, $, WakefieldAmerican, $Wakefield, Greenwood
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

The Blue Ox

American, $$$, LynnAmerican, $$$Lynn
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • City Seeker

    Best American in Boston

    City Seeker
  • Thrillist, 2021

    The 16 Best Burger Joints in Boston

    Thrillist, 2021

Pellana Prime Steakhouse

American, $$$$, PeabodyAmerican, $$$$Peabody
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

The Little Depot Diner

American, $, PeabodyAmerican, $Peabody
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

April's Pub & Grill

American, $, LynnAmerican, $Lynn
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Brothers Deli Lynn

American, $, LynnAmerican, $Lynn
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Jamie's Roast Beef

American, $$, PeabodyAmerican, $$Peabody
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Mystic Station

American, $$, MaldenAmerican, $$Malden, Downtown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Hop + Grind

American, $, PeabodyAmerican, $Peabody
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Mike's Place

American, $, SaugusAmerican, $Saugus
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Exchange Street Bistro

American, $$, MaldenAmerican, $$Malden, Downtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Stanzy's Country Ranch

American, $$, PeabodyAmerican, $$Peabody
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

How was this list created?

Finding the best American restaurant for you shouldn’t feel like a second job. For these results, 823905 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 15185 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 1052 lists and articles from Eater, Thrillist and City Seeker and others were carefully reviewed by boam. These spots have been featured in Eater - Where to Eat Barbecue in Greater Boston, Thrillist - The 16 Best Burger Joints in Boston and City Seeker - Best American in Boston. 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 payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. These ten options are sure to delight.

Common questions

Brothers Deli Restaurant, Billy's Famous Roast Beef & Seafood, and Carol’s Cafe of Wakefield are the highest-rated American restaurants for take-out in Wakefield.

Brothers Deli Restaurant, Billy's Famous Roast Beef & Seafood, and Carol’s Cafe of Wakefield are the highest-rated American restaurants that are good for groups in Wakefield.

Brothers Deli Restaurant, Billy's Famous Roast Beef & Seafood, and Carol’s Cafe of Wakefield are some of the highest-rated late-night American spots in Wakefield.

Brothers Deli Restaurant, Billy's Famous Roast Beef & Seafood, and Carol’s Cafe of Wakefield are the highest-rated American restaurants for a quick lunch in Wakefield.

Brothers Deli Restaurant, Billy's Famous Roast Beef & Seafood, and Carol’s Cafe of Wakefield are the highest-rated American restaurants that serve breakfast in Wakefield.

Drink pairing tips

  • Kentucky 75 and fried chicken


    When considering how to best enjoy your fried chicken, we would highlight how well a glass of Kentucky 75 complements the dish as it cuts the fat of the fried skin.


  • Chardonnay and shellfish


    If you enjoy shellfish, you should drink something strong and acidic to balance out the flavor. Think of sipping some Chardonnay along with your food. The white wine really balances richness with acidity.

  • Enjoy heavy meat dish with Vieux Carre

    For an elevated experience, pair your heavy meat dish with Vieux Carre. This combination works particularly well because this cocktail cuts through the heaviness of the dish.


Fun facts

  • The Seymour Wisconsin Annual Hamburger Festival

    If you’re a big fan of American, then you should definitely consider visiting the Seymour Wisconsin Annual Hamburger Festivale in Wisconsin, The United States

  • The most lavish mac and cheese

    Does $200 sound like a lot to you? Well that’s what the most expensive mac and cheese will cost you at Barton G.

  • The best day for mac and cheese

    It’s National Mac & Cheese Day on July 14. You better not forget! Grab your mac and cheese and celebrate!

Parking information

Parking has always been a challenge in Wakefield. 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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