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The Best Restaurants in Boston

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GAYOT's professional reviewers have dined at many Boston restaurants and can recommend the very best restaurants in the region. Whether you are looking for the highest-rated Boston restaurants when it comes to food, or the most romantic, or the best steakhouse, you can follow these top 10 Boston restaurant lists. Here you can discover the best restaurants in Boston in a variety of categories.

TOP 10 BOSTON RESTAURANT LISTS

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American

Bakeries

Bars

Brunch

Burgers

Business Dining

Chinese

Father's Day

Food Ratings

French

Happy Hour

Italian

Mother's Day Brunch

New Year's Eve

Outdoor Dining

Pizza

Romantic

Seafood

Sexy Restaurants

Small Plates

Special Occasion

Steakhouses

Sushi

Thai

Thanksgiving

Value

Views

Wine Bars

Wine Lists


BEST BOSTON RESTAURANTS BY CATEGORY

Bar Boulud is one of the best romantic restaurants in Boston
With so many great restaurants in Boston, it can be difficult to narrow a list down to just 10 restaurants to be featured in a particular culinary category. These lists below offer more suggestions for the best seafood, steakhouses and more.

Barbecue

Breakfast

Brunch

Cheap Eats

Happy Hour

Heart-Healthy

Ice Cream

Kid-Friendly

Outdoor Dining

Romantic

Seafood

Steakhouses

Value Restaurants

BEST BOSTON HOLIDAY RESTAURANTS

GAYOT has you covered for the holidays with ideas on where to dine out for Thanksgiving and New Year's Eve in Boston. Find out where to take that special someone for a romantic meal on Valentine's Day.

Easter Brunch

Mother's Day

New Year's Eve

St. Patrick's Day

Thanksgiving

Valentine's Day

AMERICA'S TOP RESTAURANTS

Discover the best female chefs, top pizzerias and stellar seafood restaurants with GAYOT's Top 10 lists of the best restaurants in America.