SEAFOOD ATLANTIC FISH COMPANY 777 Boylston St. 617-267-4000 The warm New England ambiance of an upscale contemporary fish market is the setting for the famous Atlantic Fish Company. Some signature dishes that can be found are the New England Clambake, fresh lobster, clam & fish stew and the Blue Plate Special. They also feature over a dozen fresh fish daily, cooked a number of different ways, (grilled, broiled, baked, blackened & fried just to name a few.) Private dining room available. .
GREAT BAY Hotel Commonwealth 500 Commonwealth Ave., 617-532-5300 Chic raw bar, striking contemporary seafood preparations (there is even a lobster tasting menu). Located 5 blocks or a fifteen minute walk from hotel.
LEGAL SEAFOODS Prudential Center 617-266-6800 Simple preparations of excellent seafood that couldn’t be fresher are this Boston classic’s claim to fame. Located in the Prudential Mall connected to the hotel.
MCCORMICKS & SCHMICKS 34 Columbus Ave. 617-482-3999 Recognized coast to coast for its fresh seafood and lively atmosphere, offers traditional white tablecloth dining in a distinctive atmosphere. The menu showcases fresh seafood with a Pacific Northwestern flavor, including Alaska King Salmon, Oregon Petrale Sole and Dungeness Crab, along with East coast favorites like Mass scrod, Maine Lobster and Chesapeake Bay blue crab. Located about 8 blocks from the hotel.
SKIPJACK’S 199 Clarendon St. 617-536-3500 A wide variety of fish and other seafood are available including scrod, tuna, bluefish, halibut trout, grouper, salmon, shark, shrimp, mussels, calamari, swordfish, lobster and crab. Have your selection broiled, grilled, steamed, baked or deep fried. Enjoy a warm welcome from the staff, while dining in a cheerful contemporary atmosphere. Located just 5 blocks from the hotel.
SUMMER SHACK 50 Dalton Street 617-867-9955 A delightful casual seafood (also a great family ) restaurant owned by a famous Boston Chef by the name of Jasper White. A wonderful selection of seafood, raw bar, and many delights for kids as well as adults. Located across the street from the hotel.
TURNER FISHERIES Westin Hotel 617-424-7425 Enjoy fresh fish in a quiet upscale atmosphere. Turner’s has a great raw bar and one of the best bowls of clam chowder in Boston. Located about a 10 minute indoor walk from the hotel.
STEAK & SEAFOOD ABE & LOUIE’S 793 Boylston St. 617-536-6300 This classic upscale steak house presents fine dining in an atmosphere of timeless elegance, offering guests the finest cuts of prime meats, fresh seafood and much more. Enjoy Prime Steaks in your choice of cuts including New York Sirloin, Porterhouse, Prime Rib and Bone-in Filet Mignon. Other favorites include Wood-grilled Shrimp, Swordfish Steak, extra thick Veal Chops and Shrimp and Scallop Louie. Located just 3 blocks from the hotel.
CAPITAL GRILL 359 Newbury St. 617-262-8900 Boasts an atmosphere of power dining, relaxed elegance and style. Nationally acclaimed for dry aging steaks on premises. They serve classic steak house offerings such as chops, large North Atlantic lobsters and fresh seafood. Features an award-wining wine list and professional, gracious service. Located just 3 blocks from the hotel.
GRILL 23 & BAR 161 Berkeley St. 617-542-2255 Famous for it’s fresh seafood and prime aged beef (dry-aged on the premises). In addition, the have been rated as Boston’s best seafood restaurant. The two floor dining room is palatial, with marble Corinthian columns, polished brass, rich mahogany paneling, and an exhibition kitchen under a 14-foot sculptured ceiling. Located just 6 blocks from the hotel.
MORTONS OF CHICAGO 1 Exeter Plaza 617-266-5858 You don’t have to travel to the “Windy City” anymore to enjoy Morton’s ultra thick steaks. Great seafood and huge side portions will quench any appetite. Located just 3 blocks from the hotel.
THE PALM Westin Hotel 617-867-9292 The place to see and be seen. The Palm has a no fuss approach to great food in a casual setting. Know for top-quality, prime aged steaks, Maine lobster and an ample selection of veal, seafood and pasta dishes. The walls are covered with more than 300 caricatures of local VIP’s and national celebrities. Located just a 10 minute walk indoors from the hotel.
SMITH & WOLLENSKY 101 Arlington St. 617-423-1112 Specializing in dry-aged steaks and local seafood. Located in the historic Park Plaza Castle. 8 blocks from the hotel.
ITALIAN CIAO BELLA, 240 Newbury St., 617 536-2626 A little Italian Restaurant located on trendy Newbury Street. A wonderful selection of Italian favorites, a great wine list and excellent service. Located about a 4 block walk from the hotel.
DAVIO’S 75 Arlington St. 617-357-4810 Gourmet Italian cuisine in an elegant setting. Davio’s offers regional Italian dishes ranging from rosemary-crusted pork loin with black truffle risotto to asparagus tortellini, to grilled sirloin steak with garlic-laced spinach and crispy fried shallots in a Barolo wine sauce. Located 8 blocks away from the hotel.
VINNY T’S OF BOSTON 867 Boylston St. 617-262-6699 Casual atmosphere and big portions, so big that you won’t finish, this Southern Italian is great for red sauces and seafood. Located just 2 blocks from the hotel.
GIACOMO’S 431 Columbus Avenue. 617-536-5723 Perfect pasta’s, great sauces, excellent seafood, and classic Italian dishes. This restaurant is located just 4 blocks from the hotel in the South End. Accepts reservations, unlike its North End counterpart. (Cash only, no credit cards).
FRENCH L’ESPALIER 774 Boylston Street 617-262-3023 A chic and modern restaurant featuring inventive New England-French cuisine based on local ingredients. Enjoy their unique 3-course or 7-course prix fixed menus. This is the perfect place for a special occasion. Attached to the hotel in the Mandarin Oriental hotel.
BRASSERIE JO 120 Huntington Ave. 617-425-3240 Offers the same style, environment and classic cuisine traditionally found in brasseries throughout France. The have an extensive menu featuring a wide variety of light snacks and full meals, plus a selection of regional French wines and Alsace-style beers. Uniquely designed to mirror a French brasserie, Brasserie Jo is divided into three spaces: a French bar for day-long sampling; a main dining area with a 1940’s look; and a unique wintergarden. Located just 1 block from the hotel.
CLIO Eliot Hotel, 370 Massachusetts Ave 617-536-7200 Upscale nouveau French American cuisine. Reservations required. Located in the Eliot Hotel just 3 blocks from the hotel. Uni, an upscale Sushi Bar is also located in the Eliot Hotel.
NEW AMERICAN/FUSION EASTERN STANDARD 528 Commonwealth Ave. 617-532-9100 An American Brasserie open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner located in the Hotel Commonwealth about a 15 minute walk from the hotel. The menu features classic American and French fare in a lively atmosphere that combines old world style with new world warmth and hospitality. Seasonal patio dining is available over looking bustling Kenmore Square.
TOP OF THE HUB 52 floor of the Prudential Building 617-536-1775 Located on the top of the “Pru”, treat yourself to wonderful Continental cuisine with a gorgeous view of Boston and a very romantic atmosphere. Connected to the hotel in the Prudential Center mall.
SONSIE 327 Newbury St. 617-351-2500 The place to be seen in Boston, this popular Back Bay eatery offers an excellent, eclectic menu and a wonderful Sunday Brunch. The indoor/outdoor patio is perfect for Newbury St. people watching. Located just 3 blocks from the hotel.
STEPHANIE’S 190 Newbury St. 617-236-0990 An upscale Back Bay bistro with a classic American Menu. Yummy salads, light fare, and appetizing entrees. Located 5 blocks from the hotel.
SOLAS IRISH PUB Lenox Hotel, Exeter and Boylston Sts. 617-536-5300 An excellent quantity of fine Irish food, genuinely warm and friendly service and lots of Irish spirits. Located 3 blocks from the hotel.
VOX POPULI 755 Boylston St. 617-424-8300 A trendy martini bar with a refined dining room. Serves lunch and dinner. Also serving weekend brunch. Located 3 blocks from the hotel.
AZURE Lenox Hotel, 710 Boylston St. 617-933-4800 New American menu. Unusual flavors from the Mediterranean, Latin America, and Asia. Located just three blocks from the hotel.
SUSHI HARU Shops at Prudential Center Huntington Avenue 617-236-2419 A newly opened modern Japanese restaurant concept by Benihana of New York City, it includes a large sushi bar, creative Japanese creations, a large selection of sake and specialty cocktails including green tea margaritas and several kinds of mojitos.
DOUZO 131 Dartmouth Street 617-859-8885 This trendy sushi restaurant is a solid four stars! Great sushi, tempura, and edamame along with other Japanese favorites! Reservations are only taken for parties of six or more.
SAMURAI – 827 Boylston Street 617-236-7672 The newest sushi bar in the Back Bay, area Samurai has a large selection of rolls with generous portions. A great date restaurant. Be sure to order the pork and shrimp shumai as it is fabulous! Late night dining is available!
OSUSHI 10 Huntington Avenue (Westin Copley Hotel) 617-266-2788 Jet setters dine in style at the city’s coolest sushi spot. Very pricey but the best sushi in town.
CASUAL CITY FAVORITES CHARLEY’S 284 Newbury St. 617-266-3000 All American Pub, steaks, prime rib, seafood, pastas, salads. Located 3 blocks from hotel.
TAPEO 266 Newbury St. 617-267-4799 Innovative cocktails, hot and cold tapas (appetizers), and platos principales (entrees). Located 4 blocks from hotel.
DILLONS 955 Boylston St. 617-421-1818 Great burgers and fries, tapas, and large selection of draft beers. Located one block from the hotel.
DAILY GRILL 105 Huntington Avenue (617) 424-4400 The first Daily Grill to open in New England, Daily Grill Boston is located at The Shops at Prudential Center.
PARISH CAFÉ 361 Boylston 617-247-4777 Parish Cafe and Bar in the Greater Boston area is a four star American restaurant featuring sandwiches that have been created by Chefs of local renown. The Parish Cafe features outdoor dining during the Spring, Summer and Fall months. When you step inside the restaurant, you'll notice a casual atmosphere with friendly, upbeat service.
KASHMIR 279 Newbury St. 617-536-1695 Traditional Indian fare offered in a casual but classy setting. The lunch buffet is excellent and outdoor seating is a plus. Located 3 blocks from the hotel.
CASA ROMERO 30 Gloucester St 617-536-4341 This upscale Back Bay Mexican offers fresh, delicious and authentic food in a romantic atmosphere with a beautiful outdoor patio; perfect for a special night out. Located just 3 blocks from the hotel.
CHEESECAKE FACTORY 115 Huntington Ave Suite 181 617-399-7777 The Cheesecake Factory is a unique, upscale casual dining restaurant offering more than 200 menu selections including Appetizers, Pizza, Pasta, Seafood, Steaks, Salads, Sandwiches, and more. Our menu also features specialty dishes like Chicken Madeira, Miso Salmon, Cajun Jambalaya Pasta, and The Factory Burger.
ISLAND HOPPER 91 Massachusetts Ave 617-266-1618 Southeast Asian fusion fare blending Thai, Chinese and Malaysian cuisines in a casual, cool atmosphere overlooking busy Massachusetts Ave. Located just two blocks from the hotel
BANGKOK CITY 167 Massachusetts Ave. 617-266-8884 Thai food. A wonderful place to dine in the Symphony neighborhood. Located 2 blocks from the hotel.
STEVE’S GREEK RESTAURANT 316 Newbury St. 617-267-1817 Experience Greek hospitality and generous portions of masterfully prepared authentic Greek cuisine in a causal atmosphere. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. 2 blocks from hotel.
POUR HOUSE BAR AND GRILLE 907 Boylston St. 617-236-1767 Very casual local bar serving breakfast, pub food served daily from 8:00AM until after midnight. Also Saturday and Sunday brunch. Located 2 blocks from hotel.
WHISKEY’S BAR AND GRILL 885 Boylston St. 617-262-5551 Great pub grub! Large selection of draft beers, and daily meal specials. Located 2 blocks from the hotel.
CAFÉ JAFFA 48 Gloucester St. 617-536-0230 Casual and affordable Middle Eastern and Mediterranean fare. Located two blocks from the hotel
TRIDENT BOOKSELLERS AND CAFÉ 338 Newbury St. 617-267-8688 Located in a bookstore on trendy Newbury St. this café is open from 9am-11:45pm everyday. Known for their perpetual breakfast (served all day and night), smoothies, and juices, this is the place to go for a casual breakfast, lunch, or dinner.