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Boston Best Brunch Restaurants


The most versatile—and decadent—meal of the week, brunch with family and friends is a great way to enjoy gourmet food on a laid-back weekend. Linger over strawberry waffles, have a hearty starter of an omelet with crispy bacon, sip a glass of Champagne, or dive into a succulent plate of crabs' legs. Anything goes at this not-quite-breakfast, not-quite-lunch event. We've done the legwork for you, so just sit back, relax, and search our list of the best brunch restaurants in Boston.

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The Beacon Hill Bistro French
13/20
Dining Room at The Beacon Hill Bistro, Boston, MA The Beacon Hill Hotel
25 Charles St.
Boston, MA 02114
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This European-style bistro nestled in the heart of Beacon Hill takes its food and service seriously. More...

The Beehive Contemporary
13/20
Dining Room at The Beehive, Boston, MA Boston Center for the Arts
541 Tremont St.
Boston, MA 02116
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Live music lovers come to this Bohemian supperclub for nightly jazz, blues, R&B, reggae, Latin and country. More...

The Blue Room Contemporary
14/20
1 Kendall Sq.
Cambridge, MA 02139
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New England cuisine prepared with global flair distinguishes The Blue Room. More...

The Bristol Lounge Contemporary
14/20
Dining Room at The Bristol Lounge, Boston, MA Four Seasons Hotel Boston
200 Boylston St.
Boston, MA 02116
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The Four Seasons' ostensibly casual lounge is more luxe than laid-back. More...

Cafe Fleuri New England
13/20
Dining Room at Cafe Fleuri, Boston, MA The Langham, Boston
250 Franklin St.
Boston, MA 02110
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Café Fleuri is known for its Saturday Chocolate Bar (Sept.-June), breakfasts and extensive Sunday brunch. More...

The Cafe American
13/20
Dining Room at The Cafe, Boston, MA Taj Boston
15 Arlington St.
Boston, MA 02117

The Café serves the classics with an international twist. More...

Craigie on Main French
15/20
Dining Room at Craigie on Main, Cambridge, MA 853 Main St.
Cambridge, MA 02139
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Chef/owner Tony Maws will make your culinary dreams come true at this cozy French bistro. More...

East Coast Grill Seafood
14/20
1271 Cambridge St.
Cambridge, MA 02139
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No-holds-barred Southern-style joint offers up the best of grilled seafood and savory barbecue. More...

Harvest Contemporary
14/20
Dining Room at Harvest, Cambridge, MA 44 Brattle St.
Cambridge, MA 02138
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Harvard Square’s hidden gem features seasonal contemporary cuisine. More...

Henrietta's Table American Regional
13/20
Dining Room at Henrietta Charles Hotel
1 Bennett St.
Cambridge, MA 02138
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Cantabrigians and tourists alike frequent this Harvard Square hotel restaurant that channels a New England farmhouse. More...

Mooo.... Steakhouse
14/20
XV Beacon
15 Beacon St.
Boston, MA 02108
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Set high atop Beacon Hill, this steakhouse with the funny name is popular with politicians for its Prime cuts of beef. More...

Top of the Hub Contemporary
13/20
Dining Room at Top of the Hub, Boston, MA Prudential Center
800 Boylston St.
Boston, MA 02199
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The Top of the Hub, 52 floors up, boasts views of Boston and respectable contemporary cuisine. More...

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