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!

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