Island Creek Oyster Bar, known for the delicious seafood, has a decor that depicts the coastal feel. The neighborhood locals love the fresh oyster dishes and other seafood delicacies with mouth-watering varieties. They have some great tasting cocktails on offer, that go amazingly well with the oyster selection and other seafood options in the menu. Apart from cocktails, Island Creek Oyster Bar also has beers on the tap on offer. Have a hearty meal!
Chef Daniel Bruce offers a seasonal and contemporary menu at Meritage. Located in the Boston Harbor Hotel, it is renowned for its Sunday brunch. On offer are hot and cold appetizers, tasting plates and delectable seafood. They pride themselves on their award-winning selection of 12,000 bottles of wine, with 1500 on display in sub-zero cases. With over 850 varieties to choose from, this place is an oenophiles haven.
Located within the Liberty Hotel, Scampo brings in a delectable twist to traditional Italian cuisine. Chef Lydia Shire has crafted a menu that embraces the diversity of modern dining, while staying true to the restaurant’s Italian basis. The bread at Scampo is Naan, which is surprising, but offsets the Italian dishes nicely. Try the steaks, cod and cauliflower preparations. The duck also offers a refreshing variation. The heavy use of fennel is classic Italian, but the combinations of certain flavors certainly doesn’t say stuffy old world restaurant.
It is no wonder that this is called "Boston's living room." Situated on the first floor of Boston's Four Seasons Hotel, as soon as you step through the door, you're sure to feel right at home. Popular with the young professionals after work, feel free to lounge around with your tea or cocktail gazing out of the huge French windows. On weekends, this place turns into a hub for dating couples. Despite these features, The Bristol Lounge remains a family place, offering special menus for the young ones.
If your idea of heaven is a martini in one hand and a cigar in the other, then The Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel bar is for you. A selection of fine cigars is available, the drink selection is excellent, and the menu features superb steaks. This lounge has the feel of an old-world bar and piano tunes add to the upscale atmosphere. This is clearly an elegant and classy establishment located in the Copley Plaza Hotel.
Clink restaurant in the Liberty Hotel will satisfy a sophisticated palate. Opening onto the street and garden, dining can be enjoying with a chic casual style. The menu has a nice selection that complements a glass the extensive wine list. If you're not having a dinner, the Clink Bar is the perfect place to enjoy a cocktail. Their brunch is also quite notable with scrumptious brioche French toast, whole wheat pancakes, omelets and more on offer.
This elegant establishment, with its dark woodwork and glimmering chandeliers, offers traditional New England cuisine with an upscale twist. Located in the Omni Parker House Hotel, this restaurant is the home of Boston cream pie, but that isn't the only draw. The menu changes seasonally and features such favorites such as Pot Roast. The Clam Chowder is also excellent as are the seafood entrees. The restaurant has a full service bar and piano entertainment.
Located in the luxurious Millennium Bostonian Hotel, North 26 believes in seasonal dishes and serves only fresh food. The menu keeps changing as most of the dishes are seasonal and the ingredients are locally sourced. Loved by most neighborhood locals as well as tourists, North 26 has an innovative menu featuring appetizers, mains and dessert options. You can also choose their prix fixe menus. They have delicious breakfast options as well. Call ahead to make a reservation.
Set inside the Club Quarters, Elephant & Castle is a traditional British pub with an impressive selection of whiskey and beer. Their menu comprises English and North American classics which includes the likes of the Caribbean Jerk Chicken, Butter Chicken, Jalapeno Mac & Cheese, Curried Chicken Flat Bread, Stuffed Yorkshire Pudding, Shepherd’s Pie and, Fish and Chips. Drop in for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Enjoy their happy hours with seasonal beers as well as regular ones.
Opened in 2007, Mooo is the brainchild of Jamie Mammano and Paul Roiff, the former is also its chef. Set in the luxurious XV Beacon Hotel, their menu is a twist on traditional steakhouse dishes. Their clientele includes corporate honchos, politicos and socialites. This upscale steakhouse also has a good selection of fish and seafood platter for those not into meat. From Kobe Dumplings, Broiled East Coast Oysters to Rib Eye Steak, Pepper Crusted Sirloin Au Poivre and Baked Stuffed Lobster, everything is wonderfully prepared and presented.
Ever dined at a restaurant serving an exotic combination of Peruvian and Asian cuisine? Yes, RUKA showcases how its done by featuring delicacies from varied cultures ranging from Peruvian to Japanese and Chinese. The décor and interiors are designed to keep up with the theme and sport a rich vibrancy of South America and Asia's rich heritage and history. The food is exotic and exquisite with some of the recommended delicacies featured on the menu are Japanese sushi roll – Makimono or the Peruvian Sashimi - Tiradito . Do sample the Ruka Anticucho. It is meant to be an amalgamation of the Chinese plus Japanese grilled meat. To sample these creative and innovative dishes in leisure, book a table in advance!
If you're one for fondue and couldn't bother about the calories, trot down to Avenue One Boston. Fondue options include The Berkshire blue cheese, ultimate chocolate and classic cheese. Lunch and dinner menus are varied and extensive—dig into classic caesar salad, New York strip steak, niman ranch porkloin and more. This place is also child friendly and serves pancakes, nuggets, pizzas and macaroni. In addition, a pre-theater menu is available.