By Lisa Steinway
Boston, Massachusetts is a city that is home to world-class restaurants. In this lively and vibrant city, visitors and residents can choose from a wide range of restaurants. Whether you want cheap eats or more exquisite fine dining cuisine, you will find it in Boston. Even though there are so many terrific Boston restaurants, there are a few that everyone who visits the city should visit.
Below are some of the top restaurants to visit in Boston:
Abe & Louie’s 793 Boylston St.: Abe & Louie’s is one of the best steak houses. The restaurant offers a club type comfortable atmosphere and an extensive wine list. The beef is Midwestern beef USDA prime, corn-fed, and dry-aged four to five weeks. Popular dishes include Chesapeake jumbo lump crab cakes, mashed potatoes blanketed with Great Hill Blue Cheese, creamed spinach, and signature broiled swordfish chop glazed with soy and ginger
Hamersley’s Bistro, 553 Tremont St: Hamersley’s Bistro has a wooden beamed ceiling, charming yellow walls, pots of topiary, and baskets of fresh fruit. Ingredients are from local New England rivers and farms. Popular dishes include grilled mushroom-and-garlic sandwich, roast chicken with garlic, lemon, and parsley, and souffl ed lemon custard.
Locke-Ober: 3 Winter Pl: The more than 130 year old Locke-Ober features a lobster stew and beef Stroganoff as well as such specialties as sweetbreads covered with almond flour, maple-charcoaled lamb sirloin, and fresh Georgia white prawns with lobster aioli. The d cor features ornamented carvings and elegant faded paintings. The restaurant also features a comfy front-room bar.
Union Oyster House, 41 Union St.: As the oldest restaurant in Boston, popular patrons past and present include: King Louis-Philippe of France, JFK, and John Kerry. Popular dishes include: creamy clam chowder, lobster baked and stuffed with buttery crumbs, and deep-fried fish and chips. Desserts include Indian pudding with ice cream.
Clio, 370 Commonwealth Ave: A contemporary French-American restaurant, popular dishes include: butter-basted lobster, allspice-crusted venison, and caramelized swordfish au poivre. The restaurant’s d cor include: taupe banquettes, faux-leopard carpet, and striking flower arrangements. Downstairs you will find Uni sashimi bar where you can have fish tacos and grilled Kobe beef.
O ya, 9 East S: O ya means “gee whiz” in Japanese. This 40-seat contemporary Japanese restaurant features world-class sushi, ushi, sashimi, Kurobuta pork, poulet rouge chicken, Wagyu beef, raw sea urchin on sea-urchin mousse, tops foie gras with chocolate and raisin jam, and robiola-stuffed omelet in truffled dashi. The restaurant is located in a converted firehouse.
Salts,798 Main St.: Salts features a French-inspired modern American menu serving such dishes as truffle-poached sturgeon, black trumpet-dusted lamb loin, or diver scallops and braised pork belly, and Brioche-stuffed, boneless roasted duck for two, carved tableside. The small dining room features lovely flowers and baskets of fruit.
Visitors to Boston, Massachusetts can visit many wonderful restaurants serving fantastic food and beverages. From cheap eats to higher end restaurants, Boston has a restaurant for everyone. When you visit Boston, check out the incredible attractions and activities, as well as the fabulous restaurants.
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