Restaurants in Boston, MA

The Boston restaurant scene is overrun with aspiring chefs inventing new dishes and putting a creative spin on old ones. For the Roadfood traveler who wants to taste the abiding flavor of the city, things to eat include Indian pudding and baked beans, artisan ice cream at Toscanini’s, Rancatore’s, and Christina’s, Boston cream pie and Parker House rolls (still specialties at Parker’s Restaurant in the Omni Parker House), sponge cake with buttercream frosting at Lyndell’s Bakery, Santarpio’s pizza and charcoal-cooked sausage, and a burger at Mr. Bartley’s

Boston’s Most Famous Dishes

Pizza is crowded with meats, veggies, and feta cheese

Pizzas

Flaky square pastry with a sugar glaze an dark red guava filling

Pastries

Bowl of crisp-skinned spheres of fried rice balls

Arancini

4-vegetable plate: beets, corn pudding, yam casserole, mashed potatoes

Vegetables

Boston’s Best Restaurants

Soul Fire BBQ

BOSTON, MA

Galleria Umberto Pizzeria

BOSTON, MA

Huge slab of prime rib extends far beyond its plate
Durgin-Park

BOSTON, MA

A whole Neapolitan Pizza at Santarpio's Pizza
Santarpio’s Pizza

BOSTON, MA

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