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Food scene in Boston

American Restaurant
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“If you like Jazz, the Beehive is a must. The brunch is delicious. Just sit at the bar downstairs for a libation of sound.”
  • 153 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“The quintessential Cambridge experience. Life Alive has always been here providing exceptionally fresh and healthy salads, bowls and smoothies. Entirely vegetarian with many vegan offerings, you will find this is a very popular local place for breakfast, lunch and even dinner.”
  • 130 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“For those view-seekers, go to this restaurant for dinner or drinks at the top of the Prudential Center for sweeping views of Boston.”
  • 108 locals recommend
Pastry Shop
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“Folks from all over know if you want the best cannoli, you got to go to Mikes! A local favorite for over 60 years. Enjoy strolling through Little Italy and enjoy some sweet treats.”
  • 91 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“Chef Ken Oringer is a 3x James Beard nominee for restauranteur of the year. This is the most NYC in vibe in terms of liveliness and fun. Small plates/tapas focus with delicious food. Great for groups and brunch.”
  • 95 locals recommend
Rock Club
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“The Middle East has been an anchor of Central Square for decades. While it sounds like a single venue - it is actually 3 distinct music venues: Middle East Corner (free live music), Middle East Downstairs (larger music venue with covers between $10-20), Middle East Upstairs (more acoustic type acts with small cover).”
  • 80 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
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“This is the best ice cream in town, if you ask me. It's not easy to get to on public transportation. If you are visiting the Museum of Science or the Cambridgeside Galleria (a mall) stop by Toscanini's for their burnt caramel ice cream or early grey flavor or green tea or fresh peach or....”
  • 76 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
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“Oleana is the best Mediterranean food in Cambridge and possibly all of Massachusetts. In the summer, their garden is a magical place to enjoy a fantastic meal. Great for special occasions or those who appreciate sampling the high-end food scene.”
  • 81 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
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“Can't go wrong with J.P. Licks ice cream. There are two local spots. Jamaica Plain is where you will find their 1st shop. You may also head over to JP Licks in Mission Hill/Tremont which is closer to our neighborhood”
  • 90 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
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“Charming streets of Historic homes and buildings. Many shops along Charles St., There is a nice walking and biking path along the Charles River.”
  • 56 locals recommend
  • 20 Experiences
Fried Chicken Joint
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“Korean grocery chain offering wide range of Asian groceries. The front of a store is a food court selling sushi, curry, and baked goods.”
  • 66 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“The raw bar featuring at least a half-dozen impeccably fresh, perfectly shucked oyster varieties from New England harbors plus a couple from the Pacific Northwest, as well as uni, raw clams and seasonal delicacies like stone crab claws.”
  • 62 locals recommend
Brewery
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“This brewery, which offers tours, boasts a beer hall that serves pretzels, plus a gift shop.”
  • 66 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“I love sitting on the balcony eating oysters overlooking the Harbor on a beautiful day!”
  • 52 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“My favorite restaurant in Harvard Square. Great seasonal ingredients and amazing cocktails. Ask for the "Secret Burger" or even the "Super Secret Burger". They only make 30 or so a night though - so go early if you want to catch one.”
  • 49 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Could probably consider this one upscale pub food - they do a really nice job with atmosphere and the food ha never let me down! Good for dinner, lunch, brunch!”
  • 53 locals recommend