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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Tapas Restaurant
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“Truly exquisite Spanish tapas and drinks, with a lovely book and record shop in the back, three blocks from home. Wonderful ambience, and prettiest patio in the neighborhood. The crown jewel of Jamaica Plain, in my opinion.”
  • 76 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Top of the line restaurant with you guessed it, only 10 tables. They have added a tiny bar area. Highly recommended. A bit pricey. Reservations required.”
  • 71 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“Now this is my favorite place for late night food. And my fav orate place for Spanish tapas, please do not miss out their Spanish tortilla, the hanger steak and croquetas. very reasonable prices and food served until 12 pm.”
  • 51 locals recommend
Cuban Restaurant
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“If you love Cuban food this is a local favorite. Warm people and authentic cuisine.”
  • 44 locals recommend
Pub
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“A Boston/JP institution, this is the typical Irish American bar. Lots of memorabilia from all the pols who have visited this place. Try the pizza, the buffalo wings, and hamburgers. Many vouch for the Lobsta roll and the Irish nachos (made with potato chips!)”
  • 47 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Charming Scottish gastro-pub, with good Old-Worlde food, weekend brunches, and occasional whisky-tasting events. Soccer games screened on weekends, but otherwise this is one of the most pleasantly TV-free pubs in Boston. Limited veg options.”
  • 58 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Great outdoors patio, extensive selection of craft beers, good cocktails, good burgers and fries. Highly recommend.”
  • 55 locals recommend
Deli / Bodega
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“Jewish style comfort food, great for brunch. They serve breakfast all day and have a great variety at reasonable prices. Very popular Saturday and Sunday mornings so get there early.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“In spite of its unassuming name, this is a top Korean/Japanese sushi bar. The seafood is excellent. We recommend just about everything on its menu.”
  • 40 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“JP Centre: Delicious food, vegan options, great beer and wine. You can't go wrong here in this intimate bistro. ”
  • 37 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“German-style beer hall with an extensive selection of beers on tap, delicious food, and a great night scene. ”
  • 44 locals recommend
Pub
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“Guinness headlines a large list of draft & bottled brews at this Irish pub with regular live music.”
  • 37 locals recommend
Indian Restaurant
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“Centrally located on a street known for international dining in Jamaica Plain, Bukhara raises the bar on variety with its menu of more than 75 dishes from the Indian subcontinent. Chef’s specialties include boneless tandoori duck, lamb and many delicious vegetarian dishes.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Noodle House
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“They have the best ramen in town, they don’t do take out or bookings, only for or five choices but they are delicious and super authentic ”
  • 9 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Forest Hills: Another good option on the other side of the station. Brick oven pizzas, great beer, pastas, burgers, salads, all good and moderately priced. A local hang out for some and you can either sit in the bar section or in the restaurant side. ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Excellent to-go coffee, pastries, sandwiches, and well-curated groceries at this tiny café/market a block from Stonybrook Station. Plenty of veg options.”
  • 42 locals recommend