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The 14 Best Restaurants In Boston

Updated: October 10, 2022

If you are searching for the newest and hottest dining spots in Boston look no further than this list. We analyzed the top blogs, restaurant review sites, and food publications to find the best restaurants in Boston. Head to these establishments for the finest tasting menus and most extensive wine lists in the city.

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Committee

Greek, $$$, South BostonGreek, $$$Boston, South Boston
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Chickadee

Mediterranean, $$$, South BostonMediterranean, $$$Boston, South Boston
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
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O Ya

Japanese, $$$$, Leather DistrictJapanese, $$$$Boston, Leather District
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Saltie Girl

American, $$$, Back BayAmerican, $$$Boston, Back Bay
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5
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Carlo's Cucina Italiana

Italian, $$, AllstonItalian, $$Boston, Allston
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
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RUKA Restobar

Peruvian, $$$, Downtown CrossingPeruvian, $$$Boston, Downtown Crossing
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Trattoria Il Panino

Italian, $$, North EndItalian, $$Boston, North End
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Carmelina's

Italian, $$, North EndItalian, $$Boston, North End
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Bar Volpe

Italian, $$, South BostonItalian, $$Boston, South Boston
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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MIDA - Boston

Italian, $$, South EndItalian, $$Boston, South End
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Brato Brewhouse and Kitchen

American, $$, BrightonAmerican, $$Boston, Brighton
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Stillwater

American, $$, ChinatownAmerican, $$Boston, Chinatown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
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Krasi

Greek, $$, Back BayGreek, $$Boston, Back Bay
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
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Select Oyster Bar

Mediterranean, $$$, Back BayMediterranean, $$$Boston, Back Bay
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
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How did we curate this list?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in Boston. We analyzed 15185 Boston restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 Boston restaurant reviews, and 1052 lists and articles – looking closely at what Hoodline had to say – and applied our boam magic. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Hoodline - Your guide to the 4 top spots in Boston's Allston neighborhood, Hoodline - Check out the 4 most popular spots in Boston's Downtown Crossing neighborhood and Hoodline - Are these trending Boston restaurants on your radar?. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. These ten options are sure to delight.

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