A Guide to Dine Out Boston
Whether you call it Dine Out Boston or Restaurant Week, we can all agree that the food scene in our historic city deserves a week of recognition. From March 18-23rd, and the 25-30th, residents of Forest Properties are encouraged to dine out and experience some of Boston’s greatest culinary spots at special prices. From revisiting old favorites to checking out the latest hot spots, there are a bunch of nationally known chain restaurants and locally owned bistros participating, so save your appetite for a full two weeks of experiencing the very best dishes of Boston!
Approximately 200 restaurants in Boston, Cambridge, and other nearby suburbs participate in Dine Out Boston, each offering tasty prix fixe lunch or dinner menus (or both!). There are three pricing tiers for each meal period:
$15, $20 or $25 for lunch
$28, $33 or $38 for dinner
Prices and the number of courses vary by restaurant, and the cost of beverages, tax, and the tip is not included. So, follow along to see which restaurants fit your appetite and budget. Here are a just a few restaurants in Forest Properties neighborhoods for local residents to check out:
Back Bay – Boston
For residents of The Parkside, check out a few of our favorite nearby restaurants that are participating:
- Back Bay Social – 867 Boylston Street – American Cuisine – $20 lunch and $33 dinner
- Bar Boulud at Mandarin Oriental – 776 Boylston Street – French Cuisine – $25 lunch and $38 dinner
- The Capital Grille – Hynes Convention Center – Steakhouse – $25 lunch and $38 dinner
- Papa Razzi – 159 Newbury Street – Italian Cuisine – $20 lunch and $33 dinner
- SELECT Oyster Bar – 50 Gloucester Street – Seafood – $25 lunch and $38 dinner
Brookline – Boston
Residents of Barclay on Beacon will be pleased to see the following restaurants in Brookline participating this year:
- La Morra – 48 Boylston Street – Italian Cuisine – $38 for dinner
- La Voile Brookline – 1627 Beacon Street – French Cuisine – $25 lunch and $38 dinner
- Osaka Japanese Sushi & Steakhouse – 14 Green Street – Sushi – $15 lunch and $28 dinner
Fenway/Kenmore – Boston
Close to the Back Bay neighborhood of Boston, the Fenway/Kenmore area is another bustling spot worth stopping by to grab a bite to eat:
- Loretta’s Last Call – 1 Landsdowne Street – American Cuisine – $20 lunch and $33 dinner
- Lucky Strike Boston & Cheeky Monkey Brewing Co. – 145 Ipswich Street – International Cuisine – $33 dinner
- Yard House at Fenway Triangle – 126 Brookline Avenue – Contemporary American Cuisine – $15 lunch and $28 dinner
South End – Boston
The South End of Boston is featuring the following restaurants during this celebratory two week restaurant showcase. This is about a 20 minute cab ride for residents of Landing 53 in Braintree.
- B&G Oysters – 550 Tremont Street – Seafood – $25 lunch
- The Beehive Restaurant – 541 Tremont Street – International Cuisine – $38 dinner
- The Butcher Shop – 552 Tremont Street – Steakhouse – $25 lunch and $38 dinner
- The Elephant Walk South End – 1415 Washington Street – French and Cambodian Cuisine – $33 dinner
- Masa Restaurant – 439 Tremont Street – Latin Cuisine – $33 dinner
- Metropolis – 584 Tremont Street – Contemporary American Cuisine – $33 dinner
- ZC Boston – 801 Massachusetts Avenue – Asian Cuisine – $33 dinner
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On the Boston Waterfront
Can you ever go wrong with dining on Boston’s historic and picturesque waterfront? We don’t think so! Be sure to check out these spots, regardless which part of Boston you’re visiting from:
- Aragosta Bar and Bistro – 3 Battery Wharf – American Cuisine – $38 dinner
- Joe’s on the Waterfront – 100 Atlantic Avenue at Commercial Wharf – American Cuisine – $20 lunch and $33 dinner
- Odyssey Cruises – 60 Rowes Wharf – Contemporary Cuisine – $38 dinner
- Smith and Wollensky at Atlantic Wharf – 294 Congress Street – Steakhouse – $25 lunch and $38 dinner
Narrow Your Restaurant Search
Not all tasting pallets and proximity to the above restaurants are the same, but fear not! With so many restaurants taking part in REstaurant Week, you can get personal with your search. Choose your Dine Out selections based on your favorite chef, type of cuisine, location, and price point with Dine Out Boston’s restaurant search feature.
Do I Need a Reservation?
Restaurant Week is a big deal is Boston, and we can guarantee the above eateries will have a steady wait list for impromptu diners. To avoid long waits and secure a table for yourself, always make a reservation! Here’s how to set a reservation plan:
- Make a list of the eateries you plan to check out
- Assign which days and time you’d like to dine
- Call ahead as soon as possible to check availability
- Make a reservation!
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Getting Around Restaurant Week
When it comes to checking out new restaurants participating in Boston’s Restaurant Week, some restaurants may be a long walk from your Forest Properties apartment in nearby New Hampshire – but we have a solution! Lyft is the official rideshare partner of Dine Out Boston, so don’t forget to download the Lyft app for a ride to and from your destination. In fact, new users can enter coupon code DINEOUT18 for $5 off your first 2 rides. Sweet deal!
Which oldie but goodies restaurants do you plan on visiting this month? Have you stumbled upon your new favorite spot? Share your experience with us on Facebook!