Best Places To Eat In Boston To Please All Tastes

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Boston, Massachusetts offers a variety of dining options; there’s something for every budget. Visitors will find anything from fine dining at the best restaurants in Boston to a low cost diner and even coffee shops. Come check out what tastes Boston has to offer.

1. High end restaurants

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

If you’re in the mood for a fancy place to enjoy yourself with amazing food and quality service, then these restaurants are for you. Ocean Prime specializes in steak and seafood and offers genuine hospitality in a stunning setting. It offers a vast array of wines. Business casual attire is recommended for this restaurant.

Mamma Maria Italian is in a 19th century row house located in the North End. It has amazing views of the entire city with its panoramic floor to ceiling windows. It has an Old World intimacy and an attention to detail.

Abe & Louie’s has been providing quality cuisine and artful service since 1965. Their signature dishes are accompanied by seasonal produce, along with a very good wine list. This restaurant is a beloved landmark of the area. This restaurant is located in the Back Bay neighborhood.

Ocean Prime

Address: 140 Seaport Blvd Boston MA

Price: 39 to 50 USD

Opening Hours: M to F 11:30 am to 11 pm; Sat 5 to 11 pm; Sun 5 to 9 pm

Duration: 1 to 2 hrs

Contact: (617) 670-1345

Website: Ocean Prime

Mamma Maria Italian

Address: 3 North Square Boston MA

Price: 27 to 48 USD

Opening Hours: Sun to Thurs 5 to 10 pm, Fri to Sat 5 to 11 pm

Duration: 1 to 2 hrs

Access: Orange Line Haymarket

Contact: 617 523 0077

Website: Mamma Maria Italian

Abe & Louie's

Address: 793 Boylston Street Boston MA

Price: 29 to 54 USD

Opening Hours: M to Thurs 4 to 11 pm, Fri to Sat 4 pm to midnight, Sun 3 to 11pm

Duration: 1 to 2 hrs

Access: Green Line Copely

Contact: 617 536 6300

Website: Abe & Louie’s Steak

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2. Burgers, pizza, and seafood

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Tasty Burger, a state chain restaurant that provides the freshest meat and quality service to its customers at great prices, can be found in three locations in Boston. They also offer a doggy bag of biscuits for your dog and do catering.

Italian Express Pizzeria started out as a small business and has grown into a Boston Landmark. It creates meals from recipes that have been passed down through the generations and also offers great seating and affordable prices. This restaurant has been featured on Food Network’s “Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives.”

Boston Sail Loft has been a Boston institution since 1984. It offers a menu of fresh seafood, American classics, and daily specials from the chef. Visitors also get a great view of the waterfront. Boston Sail Loft is located in the North End.

Tasty Burger

Address: 1301 Bolyston St Boston MA

Price: 2 to 7 USD

Opening Hours: 11 am to 2 pm Daily

Duration: 20 to 30 Minutes

Access:Green Line Kenmore

Website: Tasty Burger

Italian Express Pizzeria

Address: 336 Sumner St Boston MA

Price: 11 to 17 USD

Opening Hours: Mon to Sat 11 am to 10 pm. Closed Sundays

Duration: 1 hr

Access:Blue Line Maverick

Contact: 617 561 0038

Website: Italian Express Pizzeria

Boston Sail Loft

Address: 80 Atlantic Avenue Boston

Price: 9 to17 USD

Opening Hours: Mon to Sat 11:30 am to 2 am, Sunday 11 am to 2 am

Duration: 1 to 2 hours

Access: Blue Line Aquarium

Contact: 617 2277280

Website: Boston Sail Loft

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3. Coffee shops & sweets

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Thinking Cup serves the finest coffees, teas, and fresh baked goods. With an eclectic interior of old newspapers under glass on the tables, this place offers a decor of Boston’s rich history. It is also involved in area charities as a way to give back to the community. You can find Thinking Cup in three locations: Boston Commons, the North End, and Back Bay. Their specialty coffees are vanilla ginger and honey cinnamon lattes.

Render Coffee has premium coffee and fresh food. It is locally owned and operated in the South End and also has a location in the Financial District. The coffee is a mix of different flavors from black cherry to toasted marshmallow. Their specialty drink is the cinnamon stick latte. Render Coffee was even awarded the Best Coffee Award by Boston Magazine in 2014.

Flour Bakery is committed to bringing the pleasure that baked goods and food can bring. This upscale bakery chain bakes and prepares all foods and baked goods in their kitchen on site. They also offer cooking classes and do catering. Flour Bakery is located in South End, Cambridge, and Harvard Square.

Thinking Cup

Address: 165 Tremont St Boston MA

Price: Coffee 1.50 to 4.90 USD, tea and juice 2.50 to 4.95 USD, sandwiches 2.95 to 8.95 USD

Opening Hours: Mon to Wed 7 am to10 pm, Thurs - Sun 7 am to 11 pm

Duration: 20 to 30 min

Access: Red Line Park Street

Contact: 617 482 5555

Website: Thinking Cup

Render Coffee Bar

Address: 563 Columbus Ave Boston

Price: Breakfast 1.75 to 8 USD,lLunch 5 to 8.75 USD

Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 7 am to 7 pm. Sat and Sunday 8 am to 6 pm

Duration: 30 min to 1 hour

Access: Orange Line Massachusetts Ave

Contact: 617 2624142

Website: Render Coffee Bar

Flour Bakery

Address: 1595 Washington St Boston MA

Price: Sweets 1.25 to 4 USD, whole pies and cakes 30 to 120 USD, other food 5 to 15 USD

Opening Hours: Mon to Fri 6:30 am to 8 pm, Sat 8 am to 6 pm, Sun 8 am to 5 pm

Duration: 30 min to 1 hour

Access: Red Line to Broadway then 47 bus to Harrison Ave

Contact: 617 267 4300

Website: Flour Bakery

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Savor the flavors of Boston

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There’s something for every taste and every time of the day in Boston. Come explore the diverse cuisine that Boston has to offer to visitors.

Boston Tour Guide

Naim Benmayor

Naim Benmayor

As a Boston tour guide, I have the added experience of being a world traveler. For many years, I frequently visited Europe, Asia, and Latin America on business. During this time, I also organized tours of the USA, Europe and Asia for my business clients. I now bring this passion, excitement and expertise to the Boston area.By exploring the globe, I was exposed to various cultures, and this unique perspective has taught me what appeals to people when visiting a new part of the country or a new part of the world. My fluency in English and Turkish, and my advanced skills in Spanish and intermediate skills in French, also help me to service a wider range of tourists and business people.I moved to Boston, Massachusetts several years ago, and I now reside in Brookline. I have three children, so I develop my tours to accommodate families with kids, couples, and individuals who want to visit and learn about the rich history and culture of Boston. As a parent, I know that Boston is a great place for higher education, and I have knowledge of the colleges and universities in the area.I customize tours to suit the needs and preferences of my customers. Whether you want a walking tour, a riding tour, or a little of both, I can create an itinerary that showcases the best of what Boston has to offer.My one day tours are educational and entertaining, and include the history, culture, personalities, architecture and, even the shopping areas of this renowned city. At the end of the tour you will be happy and satisfied when you realize you've seen so much in just a short time.I am here to share my knowledge of Boston, Cambridge and all of New England with you, and help you to enjoy your visit so you can explore the must-see parts of this great city. I look forward to meeting you and guiding you around the city, so please send me a message if you have any questions.Thank you for reading.

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