Sam LaGrassa's is the place to go to for delectable sandwiches filled with creamy cheese, succulent meat and vegetables. One can choose from a variety of sandwiches, from classic to signature-styled. Chicken Parmigiani, Pastrami Po' Boy, Famous Rumanian Pastrami and Grilled Portobello Mushrooms are some of the popular choices here. The ambience is casual with locals at crowded tables relishing the food amid some lazy banter. Dine here for one of the most memorable meals in Boston.
Ken Oringer is at the helm of Coppa and he is one of Boston's best loved fine dining chefs, with Toro and Clio also under his belt. This quaint little rustic restaurant, with its incredible selection of wines and mixed drinks, is a pleasant contrast to many of the sleek uptown restaurants that it shares a berth with. The food puts unexpected twists on classic Italian cuisine, such as the famed carbonara with sea urchin - not for the culinary faint-of-heart. More traditional dishes abound, from gnocchi with pork ragu, sage and pecorino to the perfectly wood-fired pizza.
Menton is one of Boston's best luxury Italian dining experiences. Beauty is everywhere, from the elegant setting to the artisan glassware to the impeccable service. Diners can choose between the prix-fixe menu or choose a la carte - exquisite offerings include the torchon of foie gras de canard and the butter-poached lobster with dill sauce. There is a fantastic selection of wines available, with extremely knowledgeable staff to ensure that you make the right choice. And don't forget dessert! The desserts are the perfect cap to any meal; if you want something lighter, a tremendous variety of dessert wines are ready to be poured. Reservations are highly recommended.
Atlantic Fish Company on Boylston Street has earned first place at the city's annual Chowderfest. The atmosphere is casual and the bar is lively. Once little more than a hole-in-the wall, it is now an upscale space with warm wood trim and intimate booths. Choose from a variety of seafood entrees that are fresh and well-prepared. Fried clams, an overflowing lobster roll and blackened salmon are the seafood favorites at the Atlantic Fish Company. Chicken and steak are also available for the land lovers, however vegetarian options are sparse.
Lucca Restaurant in Boston's North End neighborhood is situated close to the historic Freedom Trail. The restaurant specializes in northern Italian cuisine prepared by using special olive oil. From home-made breads, pastas to tantalizing desserts, Lucca gives its cuisine an authentic Italian touch. The bar at the restaurant is a treat with an impressive selection of wines, exotic liquors and other cocktails. A perfect place to enjoy a fine dining experience in Boston.
This swanky, luxury restaurant with a trendy ambience and upbeat music is the place to go to if you are looking to have a good time. At Strip by Strega, you have the option to select what you would like to gorge on, from a wide ranging list of interesting delicacies. The short ribs which are tender and succulent and the savory salmon tartare are highly recommended. Couple the starters and the mains with s'more for dessert, and you'll soon find yourself in food heaven. They also have an extensive drinks menu, but if you don't like any of the concoctions on offer, you can even ask them to make a drink of your choice. Considering how fabulous everything in this restaurant is, it comes as no surprise that the staff members at this steakhouse are quite friendly and provide excellent service, you just have to tilt your chain and you'll see the waiter coming forward to take care of whatever you need. Although expensive by Boston standards, the experience you'll have at Strip by Strega will leave you with no room for complaints.
Mast', with its massive leather sofas and warm earthly colors, is a homely restaurant, located on Province Street. The woody scent of the oven wafts through the air, as the kitchen staff prepares pizza with the softest crust, topped with the classic flavors of Italian cuisine. Their menu consists of a wide variety of pizzas straight from the heart of the Continent. Instilled within this, is a hint of the exotic flavors of the Mediterranean. Warm up in a cozy corner with a beer and friends and share a Margherita pizza, the star of their menu.
Union Oyster House near Faneuil Hall was established in 1826 and is the oldest continually operating restaurant in the United States. Usually crowded, the restaurant is frequented by locals and tourists. The late President John F. Kennedy's favorite booth is identified by a plaque, and Daniel Webster was a fan of the oysters. While the menu includes chicken, steak and pork, seafood is its forte. The raw bar serves a variety of shellfish. Try the lobster, which is served boiled or broiled. The restaurant has a full service bar.
Bostonia Public House reflects the city's spirit, its cuisine and sits proudly as a friendly watering hole. The place is warm and welcoming with dim lights and a quaint decor that add immensely to its charm. It is not very spacious but its systematic seating makes it ideal for intimate occasions. Their menu pays tribute to America with quintessential specials like burgers, steaks & potatoes, and baked beans & smoke bacon crumble. Other must-try dishes here are the Preserved Lemon Risotto, Braised Lamb Pasta, Fork Tender Meatballs, Chilled Shrimp Cocktail and Tuna Crudo. They also delight patrons with a separate gluten-free menu. Cocktails served at the Bostonia Public House, taste as dramatic as they sound; and the extensive wine and beer selection perfectly complements everything on the food menu.
Warehouse Bar & Grille is a sleek sports bar and New American restaurant. With its neo-industrial design, fluorescent green chairs at the bar, leather booths and flat screens all around, it exudes a warmth that is welcoming. Dig into their dishes like Reuben Eggrolls, Gator Bites (alligator meat), Clam Roll, Mushroom Wrap, Warehouse Burger and Strawberry Balsamic Chicken. Take a sip of wine or from their tap and you are set to cheer your favorite team with your friends.