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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

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.”
  • 61 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Rated as one of the best pizzas in the USA - Regina's is great for dine-in or carry-out”
  • 37 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“One of our favorite Italian restaurants - they dont take reservation and may be cash only so arrive before it opens to get a seat! Great seafood dishes.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Between you and me -- locals prefer Modern over Mike's, but the best choice is really to try them both and let us know your favorite!”
  • 34 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Like Neptune, no reservations and the Catch is Cash only too. An easier table to grab than the hip Neptune and a personal favorite. You feel like you're dining in the kitchen.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Union Oyster House is the oldest operating restaurants in the United States since 1826. It serving seafood and New England specialties in a historic setting on Freedom Trail.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Market
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“For a wonderful Italian hoagie, walk around the block (left on Salem) and get a sandwich at Monica's. If it's a nice day, this is a perfect stop to get food and have a picnic on the greenway. Credit cards accepted. ”
  • 24 locals recommend
Café
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“The Cannoli and Tiramisu are the best this side of Italy! Place is great for people watching. Always a scene”
  • 11 locals recommend
Hotel
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“This is the required late night stop in the North End, but it's also an amazing restaurant!”
  • 14 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“I've been to a ton of places in the North End and this one is my go-to. Try the mushroom ravioli and then grab a coffee and pastry fro Cafe Vitoria on the same block. Cash only for the cafe. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Pub
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“Dubbed one of (or THE) oldest bar/restaurant in the country, the Bell in Hand often has live music during the evenings and has been coveted as having excellent clam chowder. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Refined Italian menu with a focus on local ingredients, served in a romantic townhouse.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Friendly bartenders, local crowd, rustic/modern setting that is both casual and more upscale than a pub. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Down the street from The Boston Gahhhden. Yes, it’s another pizzeria, but it’s my go-to place when I want a Roman style pie with the perfect chewy crust. And again, just a 10-minute walk!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Cafe
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“Great spot on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights for the younger crowd. Have a drink right on the Water. ”
  • 10 locals recommend