If you're a first time visitor to Boston, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a smaller local eatery could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but the restaurants may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about restaurants in Boston.
Here are some of the most recommended restaurants in Boston.
Here's what Trippy members had to say about restaurants:
"Hanover St in the North End is fun just to walk down, experience the cobblestones and granite sidewalks, eat in one of the thousand Italian restaurants, and hit the pastry shops (Mike's Pastry) and argue over who makes the best cannoli." See More
"Our current "newer and nicer" favorites are Erbaluce (named after a white grape) on the edge of the theater district, and Deuxave, at the corner of Mass Ave and Comm Ave." See More
"Neptune Oyster is a go to but always has a line even if it doesn't look like it." See More
"Toro - Chopped winner and James Beard winner Jamie Bissonnette's Spanish restaurant." See More
"And to treat yourselves, enjoy the Union Oyster House in Boston if you enjoy Oysters and the No Name Restaurant!" See More
"Just for the novelty, I've always enjoyed Top of the Hub." See More
"It wouldn't be a trip to Boston with out going to one of the great restaurants in the North End and a stop at Mike's Pastry or Modern Pastry." See More
"try Eastern Standard and if in the Seaport District, Row 34 is a favorite." See More
"Also, if you are looking for a really relaxed vibe, but great food-head over to Barking Crab-Excellent location too!" See More
"Nearer you/Copley is chef-owned Erbaluce." See More
"shopping wise the Cambridgeside Place and The Shops at the Prudential Center are nice to visit." See More
"Many people want to see Cheers Boston." See More
This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from Boston locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about Boston.
If you've changed your mind and decided to go somewhere else, go to the main page and explore where to stay in any city.
Don't forget to check what most people recommend is the ideal length of time to visit. Read more about how many days in Boston to stay.