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Things to do in Mattapan, Dorchester Center

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Cemetery
“The Forest Hills Cemetery is one of the finest examples of the garden cemetery in the United States. Founded in 1848, it provides a magnificent park-like setting to bury and remember family and friends. In recognition of its unique qualities, Forest Hills Cemetery was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2004 and was named one of the “1000 Greatest Places” in Massachusetts.”
  • 35 locals recommend
Bar
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“This restaurant is amazing! The food and atmosphere can't be beat. It is consistently rated the best restaurant south of Boston and it is one of our favorites!”
  • 15 locals recommend
Cafe
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“Great sit down breakfast! We highly recommend if a breakfast sandwich from the plate is too casual. This spot has great breakfast options and friendly staff.”
  • 11 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“A jovial neighborhood bar with good eats and a nice selection of craft beers, wines and spirits. Sports on the TV's behind the bar and, if you tire of the scene, there are several more bar and restaurant options within the same block.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Amazing tacos and margaritas. It is small and they don't take reservations.”
  • 7 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“More than just a restaurant - good bar, has life music,, appetizer areas, plus a restuarant and one of the best outside patios in the neighborhood. Great spot for a party or meet up. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
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“Grass-fed burgers done right, and the best veggie burger I've ever had! They also have amazing hand-cut french fries (truffle, cajun, sweet potato, or regular), and sweet plantains. It's a great lunch and/or carry-out spot.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Convenience Store
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“If you're looking for the best breakfast sandwiches in the world, look no further. This place is amazing! They have homemade english muffins and the eggs are cooked to perfection--don't forget the garlic aioli which is the secret sauce. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
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  • 2 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Nearest station for public transportation into Boston or other areas. You can take the trolley or bus from here to Ashmont Station, which is the main subway. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
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“Cozy in the winter with a huge, beautiful fireplace and SO fun in the summer with a large outdoor dining area including live music, cornhole, giant jenga, and outdoor tvs, this place can't be beat!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Cafe
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“The shop is small - no bathroom and just a few seats, but the coffee is wonderful and roasted onsite.”
  • 1 local recommends
Ice Cream Shop
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“Best ice cream in the city. Locally owned and operated. One of the oldest homemade ice cream shops in the city.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
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Top restaurants

Bar
“This restaurant is amazing! The food and atmosphere can't be beat. It is consistently rated the best restaurant south of Boston and it is one of our favorites!”
  • 15 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“A jovial neighborhood bar with good eats and a nice selection of craft beers, wines and spirits. Sports on the TV's behind the bar and, if you tire of the scene, there are several more bar and restaurant options within the same block.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Amazing tacos and margaritas. It is small and they don't take reservations.”
  • 7 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“More than just a restaurant - good bar, has life music,, appetizer areas, plus a restuarant and one of the best outside patios in the neighborhood. Great spot for a party or meet up. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Grass-fed burgers done right, and the best veggie burger I've ever had! They also have amazing hand-cut french fries (truffle, cajun, sweet potato, or regular), and sweet plantains. It's a great lunch and/or carry-out spot.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“If you're looking for the best breakfast sandwiches in the world, look no further. This place is amazing! They have homemade english muffins and the eggs are cooked to perfection--don't forget the garlic aioli which is the secret sauce. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
“Cozy in the winter with a huge, beautiful fireplace and SO fun in the summer with a large outdoor dining area including live music, cornhole, giant jenga, and outdoor tvs, this place can't be beat!”
  • 4 locals recommend

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