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.
Specializing in freshly-cooked, made-to-order fast food, this Harvard Square Clover outpost boasts of a two-storied building with outdoor seating. Regular guests rave about the Chickpea Fritters and Breakfast Parfait, and they guarantee that you can taste the distinct freshness in every bite! The fruit juice sodas are especially flavorful, so be sure to try the Watermelon Soda, among other squeezes. Constantly re-inventing the menu, Clover's culinary choices mirror its lab-style philosophy, where no two days are the same.
Every pescetarian's dream, The Hourly Oyster House has the freshest seafood in Riverside, Cambridge. You can see the seafood as you enter. In-keeping with the reputation of the Grafton Group, the stylish interiors with leather upholstery, wooden tables and tufted sofa booths, are well lit and inviting. It is an ideal place to drop in after watching a movie or a play nearby. It is best reserved for a night you wish to splurge a bit. The place is known for its oysters and rightly so. The regulars gorge on lobster roll, Tuna Poke, Calamari, Clam Chowder and Crab Cakes. Do try their Dolores cocktail.
Life Alive is a relaxed space for people looking for some wholesome and well nourished vegetarian options along with a lot of flavor. This restaurant is set in an Eco-friendly atmosphere having a fresh and minty vibe. Their organic menu provides a fancy description of their dishes. This comfort vegan and gluten free food entices your taste buds and allows you to leave with a clean tummy and mind. The also have a juice bar that serves delicious, fresh and thick smoothies to compliment your sumptuous meal.
Korean barbecue is the specialty at Koreana. Dishes include cod fish casserole, jellyfish with rice and oxtail stew. The vegetarian dishes include farmer's stir fry and a spicy tofu chikae. Sushi is one of the house specialties, as are the Korean barbecue dishes, such as pork rib belly and barbecued short ribs.
The Red House gets its name from the red cottage that houses the restaurant. Built in 1802, this cottage has comfortable settings; the wooden furnishings and beige and red décor will enhance your dining experience. Kill your hunger pangs with items, such as lobster risotto, grilled tenderloin of beef and breadless chicken club sandwich. And wash it all down with your choice of wine – Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and much more.