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Restaurant Guide

BLUNCH yelp
Breakfast and lunch, get it? Creative and affordable sandwiches and half pound cookies for dessert! This place draws a big crowd from the nearby medical centers and who knows better what’s good for than a doctor?

BOSTON CHOPS yelp
Not your grandma’s steak house. Boston Chops is an urban steak bistro with a tenderloin Boston Magazine calls “a trip to steak heaven.” Go classic or try some of their “rarely celebrated cuts.”

CATHEDRAL STATION yelp
LGBTQ friendly neighborhood sports bar from some legendary locals. The patio space on the side of the building shelters you from the street traffic. They even have parking in back

CINQUECENTO yelp
500 in Italian and in experience. Go-to for locals for brunch and they keep coming back for the handmade pasta dishes. Snag a patio seat in the warmer months.

COPPA yelp
James Beard award winner Jamie Bissonnette serves up meats in ways you haven’t experienced, along with silky homemade pastas and high end thin crust pizza. Sit outside and gaze on the historic  brownstones.

EL CENTRO yelp
Attentive and charming service compliments this authentic French Cambodian neighborhood spot. Great value and truly something for everyone in your group. Grab a spot at the bar or a table with a view.

ELEPHANT WALK yelp

Authentic Cambodian and French fuse together in this convivial eatery. Your out-of-town guests don't have this at home!

EQUATOR yelp
Satisfying and affordable Thai Food that does a great job with staples like pad thai and drunken noodles. A favorite of many a nearby student.

ESTRAGON yelp
Tapas Blitz Monday through Thursday 5-7pm- $1-5 tapas. Pair it with a crafted cocktail and your night is looking good. Check out Las Ventas next door for delectable Spanish sandwiches.

FLOUR yelp
Joanne Chang is a goddess. Every dessert she makes is heaven and her flagship bakery and cafe is right here. Call ahead to skip the line during lunch, but if you forget, its all worth the wait.

FRANKLIN CAFÉ yelp
Its a place you wish you lived down the street from and could pop in on a regular basis. The cozy, dimly lit ambience is perfect for a drink with friends or to mow on the steak frites with a side of corn and crab fritters. Full menu until 1:30am.

GASLIGHT yelp
French Bistro comes south of Washington Street. Need a cocktail and some real eggs after strolling SoWa. Look no further. Come for brunch, stay for dinner.

JAHO yelp
Serious coffee for even the most discerning coffee snob. They brew their own and make their own line of tea. Add to that an array of bubble teas, free wi-fi and a varied lunch selection and you have a landing spot.

JJ FOLEY'S yelp
As Boston as it gets. Open for lunch and dinner and late night. Grab a burger and a beer on your way from checking out the 1,000 new units of construction.

KITCHEN yelp
"Old is New" at this cozy eatery with a perfect patio for watching the world on Tremont go by. They food is old world New England brought to modern times and with a slight twist. The bartenders know how to make a serious drink too.

MERRILL & CO yelp
Pimm's Cup Slushie...you're welcome. While you are enjoying that on their patio also try the mac n' cheese and the fried chicken. Mondays are $1 oysters until they're gone. Also a great place for a group or a party.

MIKE'S CITY DINER yelp
Classic diner, always busy, always affordable. Killer hash and chocolate chip pancakes. Closes at 3.

 

MYERS + CHANG yelp
Dan Dan noodles, enough said. Want more? Mama Chang’s dumplings, wok charred udon, pork buns. Cheap date night Mondays and Tuesdays.

OISHII yelp
After you eat here normal sushi just won’t compare. Crafted by master chefs it takes dining to an art form. Come here for a special dinner or stop in for some sizable lunch plates.

ORINOCO yelp
Intimate corner location with just a few candlelit tables. Get the empanadas and wash them down with the Sangria. Then just breath and order some more.

SEIYO SUSHI AND WINE yelp
Cozy sushi bar with a well curated selection of wines and craft beers, this neighborhood gem serves up lunch, dinner and the perfect spot for a quiet after-work stop-off. Owner and staff are a true delight.

STELLA yelp
Grab a seat on their outdoor patio next to Blackstone Square in the heart of the South End or sidle up to the bar for some tasty drinks in a classy ambience. You won’t be disappointed by this classic Italian.

THE ELEPHANT WALK yelp
Attentive and charming service compliments this authentic French Cambodian neighborhood spot. Great value and truly something for everyone in your group. Grab a spot at the bar or a table with a view.

THE GALLOWS yelp
The restaurant and bar you wish you had in your neighborhood. It’s cool without being too hipster, casual without being divey, and the food and drinks are amazing.

THE SOUTH END BUTTERY yelp
Bustling cafe by day and cozy down to earth food by the fireplace in the evening. They’ve got meatloaf like your grandma’s and cupcakes that beat hers.

TERANGA yelp
Boston's first Senegalese restaurant, Teranga translates to hospitality in Wolof and they certainly deliver. Don't miss the national dish and some delicious house made juice drinks. Sit on the patio or the cozy inside, you'll feel at home either way.

TORO yelp
James Beard award-winner Jamie Bissonnette serves up not-so-typical tapas to the delight of all. No reservations so get there at 5 or risk missing out.

TREMONT 647 yelp
Adventurous American cuisine with an open wood-fire grill that makes some of the best burgers in town. Pajama brunch every weekend for those who take their weekend leisure seriously. Next door is the artful Sister Sorel which is also great for small parties and events.

VEJIGANTES yelp
Authentic Puerto Rican Food in the heart of Boston’s Puerto Rican neighborhood! True aficionados swear by the mofongo and everyone can agree on the affordability and the covered outdoor patio.

WHOLY GRAIN yelp
Classics like the Jordan Marsh blueberry muffin and Toll House Cookie Pie are given new life at this cafe with a secret garden back patio. Come for lunch and experience the Wholy Bowl and friendly neighborhood service.