15 Restaurants You Have To Visit In Boston Before You Die

Boston’s restaurant scene is vast and varied, innovative yet traditional. Despite the range of dining options available, some eateries have a well-earned reputation for delighting diners again and again. From fine dining to diner fare, be sure to check out these 15 iconic Boston restaurants (not ranked in order) at least once during your lifetime. You won’t be sorry!

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

If you’re in town for a visit, bear in mind that reservations are always a good idea in Boston.

How many of these restaurants have you visited? Which other Boston institutions are on your dining bucket list?