7 Best Kosher Restaurants In Boston, Massachusetts

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One of the oldest cities in the USA, and known around the world for a certain ‘tea party’, Boston is a must-see destination during any visit to the north-east of the country. From the spectacular foliage of the area’s trees come autumn (or Fall) to the charms of the beaches of Cape Cod, the state is home to some truly memorable sights. As is the city itself - from the Museum of Fine Arts to the 2.5-mile (4km) long Freedom Trail which passes many a historic landmark. Whatever your reason for visiting, you’ll no doubt want to tuck into some excellent food. And, if you’re looking for kosher dishes during your trip, the city is home to a range of options that cater to your needs. Read on for the best kosher and kosher-friendly restaurants in Boston, Massachusetts.

1. Vittorio's Grill

This dedicated kosher restaurant features a range of middle eastern and classic US dishes, from the tasty house burger to the extra-large Doctor’s Choice and even options to build your own burger from the available ingredients. There is also a range of sandwiches and salads and vegetarian options. And the eatery’s Kashrut is certified Glatt Kosher by a rabbi - so you can be sure that your meal is kosher before tucking in. What’s more, it is convenient for the Green Line streetcar network (close to the stop at Summit Avenue) making it easy to reach, but, if you’d rather sample the food from your accommodation, there’s a delivery service available too.

Vittorio's Grill

Address: 1398 Beacon Street, Brookline, Boston

Website: Vittorio’s Grill

Opening hours: Midday to 9pm (Sundays to Thursdays). Closed Fridays and Saturdays

Average price for two: 11 to 30 USD

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2. Jerusalem Pita

Promising “a taste of Jerusalem” in Brookline, this popular pita and grill restaurant offers a range of home-cooked middle eastern dishes. The eatery is also certified Glatt Kosher. The extensive menu features everything from cold or hot appetisers such as Jerusalem eggplant or fish cakes to a range of freshly-prepared sandwich meals or entrees such as mixed grills, lamb chops and beef burgers. It also offers a range of lunch specials if you time your visit between the hours of 11 am and 3 pm on weekdays. And, if you’re looking for some traditional challah bread for the Sabbath, the restaurant also bakes it fresh to order every Friday to take away. As with the previous entry, it is also convenient for the Green Line - this time the Coolidge Corner stop - so you should have little difficulty reaching it, whatever your mode of transport.

Jerusalem Pita

Address: 10 Pleasant Street, Brookline, Boston

Website: Jerusalem Pita

Opening hours: 10am to 10pm (Sundays to Thursdays), 10am to 3pm (Fridays), closed on Saturdays.

Average price for two: 11 to 30 USD

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3. TaamChina - the Kosher Wok

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Those hankering after a little Chinese food may wish to opt for The Kosher Wok - a Glatt Kosher certified eatery in the Coolidge Corner area of Brookline. Its menu features a wide array of dishes, from soups to beef, chicken and veal courses. There’s also an extensive vegetarian range available - including a few hot and spicy options for the more adventurous diner. And, as well as a number of lunch specials, the chef also offers a range of specialities, including fish fillet, Szechuan crispy beef and orange flavour beef. And, if you fancy tucking into its dishes but would rather dine at your accommodation, it provides takeout options as well.

The Kosher Wok

Address: 423 Harvard Street, Brookline, Boston

Website: The Kosher Wok

Opening hours: 11am to 9.30pm (Monday to Thursday), 11am to 2.30pm (Fridays), Midday to 9.30pm (Sundays). Closed Saturdays.

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4. Cafe Eilat

Pizza fans will likely want to make a beeline for Cafe Eilat, self-styled as Boston’s “number 1 kosher pizza”, it is located within the heart of Brookline just a few doors down from the previous entry on this list. It features a range of Italian, middle eastern and even north African dishes - all of which are 100% kosher Not only that but this bistro provides a range of other pasta dishes, should you prefer a taste of Italy but don’t fancy a pizza. Options range from wraps to salads, and soups to fish plates. Speaking of alternatives, it also offers a full sushi menu, so fish fans take note.

Cafe Eilat

Address: 406 Harvard Street, Brookline, Boston

Website: Cafe Eilat

Opening hours: 11am to 9pm (Sundays to Thursdays), 11am to 2pm (Fridays), closed on Saturdays.

Average price for two: 11 to 30 USD

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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.

5. Rami's

Located within walking distance of the Green Line’s Coolidge Corner station, Rami’s has been delighting diners for almost 30 years. Its entire menu is kosher and features everything from bourekas and shawarma to falafel - the latter of which it insists is the “best in Boston”. Customers tend to agree, hailing its “excellent” Jerusalem kebabs and “good” falafel, while others were full of praise for its “absolutely mouth-watering” kosher selection. There’s a range of vegetarian dishes available too. And, as well as offering catering services, the restaurant also serves takeout delivery to a range of communities within the Boston area - so wherever you’re based, you’ll have no problem tucking into its food.


Address: 324 Harvard Street, Brookline, Boston

Website: Rami’s

Opening hours: 10am to 10pm (Sundays to Thursdays), 10am to 2pm (Fridays), closed on Saturdays.

Average price for two: 11 to 30 USD

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6. Milk Street Cafe

Another long-standing fixture of Boston’s food scene, the Milk Street Cafe opened its doors all the way back in late 1981 and has been delighting generations of diners ever since with its mix of regional and international menu options. These include its signature Chocolate Majesty cake, which is sure to appeal to the sweet-toothed among you, and its popular Rockport Salad. Other popular choices at this “upscale casual” restaurant include its fish and vegetarian sushi rolls, and a range of daily specials. And, while it isn’t a 100% kosher eatery - unlike some of the other entries on this list - it does offer kosher options, as well as catering to other dietary needs such as lactose-free or vegetarian. What’s more, it is active in the community, donating any suitable leftover foods to the local food banks, soup kitchens and shelters for more than 20 years - so ethical diners take note. And, its location right in the heart of downtown Boston means you’ll be well placed for taking in the sights before or after dining.

Milk Street Cafe

Address: 50 Milk Street, Boston

Website: Milk Street Cafe

Opening hours: 7am to 3pm (Mondays to Fridays)

Average price for two: Under 10 USD

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7. Kitchen Kibitz

If you want to enjoy a truly unique dining experience during your Boston stay then you’ll likely want to keep abreast of Kitchen Kibitz. This pop-up kosher eatery hosts regular events at locations within the city and further afield. Organisers promise a mix of “modern Jewish cuisine” alongside “rich global influences” - and they’ve won plenty of fans with their range of dishes and the chance to interact with the chefs themselves. Naturally, there’s no guarantee your trip will coincide with one of their frequent events, but if you’re after kosher dining, you’ll likely want to check out their Facebook page at least once during your stay. You never know, you may be lucky.

Kitchen Kibitz

Website: Kitchen Kibitz

Average price for two: USD 60

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Kosher options await

Kosher Hot Dog and Fries
Source: Photo by Flickr user Jeffrey Beall used under CC BY-ND 2.0

When it comes to kosher dishes there are plenty of options when visiting Boston, Massachusetts. So, whether you crave a little middle eastern, Italian or Chinese cuisine, you’ll find something to suit your palate. Where will you opt to dine out?

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