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Boston South End Restaurants

Metropolis CafeMetropolis Cafe
1194 reviews
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Mediterranean | South End, Boston

We had the prix fixe menu and between the four of us, tried all of the offerings. Everything was delicious. More

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Bar MezzanaBar Mezzana
632 reviews
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Italian | South End, Boston

First time diners. Food and alcohol excellent, wonderful service, nice ambience. More

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CoppaCoppa
491 reviews
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Italian | South End, Boston

Service was amazing! Loved the ambience. One of us felt the food was slightly under spiced but overall would highly recommend! More

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B&G OystersB&G Oysters
2220 reviews
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Seafood | South End, Boston

Such a great restaurant. I love the ambiance, busy, bustling but never annoying. Amazing oysters but the halibut tartare -- crazy great. You can go with a group or I go by myself and sit at the bar. A real treat. THANK YOU. More

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Oishii BostonOishii Boston
1831 reviews
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Sushi | South End, Boston

Our experience at Oishii was wonderful. The food is easily the most creative and flavorful sushi in all of Boston. The waitstaff was helpful in ordering and were spot on with their suggestions. We will definitely continue to partonize this restaurant. More

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Boston Chops - South EndBoston Chops - South End
1839 reviews
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Steakhouse | South End, Boston

Great food very tasty and the service was amazing, Bree was personable and genuine. We will go back for sure. More

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StellaStella
2316 reviews
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Italian | South End, Boston

Ovi Is by far the best waiter in town! What a wonderful experience overall! More

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Area Four BostonArea Four Boston
309 reviews
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Pizzeria | South End, Boston

Really great pizza, amazing service, and vegetarian friendly (highly recommend the mushroom pizza). 1 pizza and 1-2 apps is more than enough for two people. More

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MIDAMIDA
609 reviews
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Italian | South End, Boston

Despite it being less than half a block from our door, this was only our second visit to Mida, and I’m glad we came back. The pasta and the duck were both excellent, the wine pairings were on point, and the service was top notch as well. We look forward to coming back soon. More

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The Butcher ShopThe Butcher Shop
323 reviews
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Contemporary French / American | South End, Boston

Always wonderful with an incredibly competent welcoming staff that feels like family. More

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BeehiveBeehive
5172 reviews
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American | South End, Boston

Not that we were in a rush, but the food took too long. But the waiter was quick to take my credit card when I put it on the table. More

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Banyan Bar + RefugeBanyan Bar + Refuge
416 reviews
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Asian | South End, Boston

This was a pre-theater dinner and the three of us loved it! First, location can’t be beat. Right in the middle of the South End’s entertainment center. Then the decor: whimsical and uplifting. One can’t help but smile at the flamingos, crockery, lighting. I got there early and enjoyed a very fine cocktail at the bar while waiting for the others. Staff is friendly and enthusiastic along with being competent, attentive and helpful. We were in time for delicious $1 dumplings (yum), and my mates enjoyed their drinks, too. We shared plates for appetizers, mains and dessert. No complaints at all. We ate every morsel with relish. Finally, the bill. Absolutely reasonable! Thanks, Banyan, for a terrific experience. Can’t wait to come back. More

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Petit Robert Bistro Columbus AvenuePetit Robert Bistro Columbus Avenue
1938 reviews
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French | South End, Boston

Great food and drink. Gracious service. Lovely bistro atmosphere. More

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Elephant Walk South EndElephant Walk South End
391 reviews
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Cambodian | South End, Boston

This was my second time here, this time for brunch. What can I say, but the chef is a Jedi with food. The B’baw is legendary and should be in the soup hall of fame. It is absolutely perfection. I then had the crepe with short ribs and two eggs and was almost equally blown away. The service is excellent and for the quality of the food it is an absolute bargain. It’s quickly becoming my favorite Boston Restaurant. More

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GaslightGaslight
4653 reviews
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French | South End, Boston

Delicious food! Got the mussels and the tartine and both were fantastic. Much bigger than I was expecting but very cute inside :) More

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AquitaineAquitaine
3148 reviews
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French | South End, Boston

Went there on our anniversary. The design of the restaurant and feel was very “French”. Food was delicious and was a good value. Would definitely go back. More

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Darryl's Corner Bar and KitchenDarryl's Corner Bar and Kitchen
1350 reviews
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Comfort Food | South End, Boston

Darryl's is a go-to place every time we visit Boston. The food is always amazing, service is excellent, and the live music makes for a great evening atmosphere. It's a perfect place to go out for drinks and entertainment. More

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the gallowsthe gallows
141 reviews
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American | South End, Boston

the décor is amazing and our server was great. The food was off the charts amazing, loved the poutine and the arancini. It was such a great place to have dinner and drinks. My only gripe? Me and my girlfriends were seated at a table that was surrounded on all sides by other tables and a railing barrier. Made it next to impossible to get out and use the ladies room without knocking into a neighbors table. I guess next time I will just ask for seating by the Ouija board? More

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Lion's TailLion's Tail
87 reviews
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American | South End, Boston

Great food; fantastic cocktails More

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Cinquecento Roman TrattoriaCinquecento Roman Trattoria
1119 reviews
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Italian | South End, Boston

Delicious food, great service in a really beautiful setting. More

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Vejigante RestaurantVejigante Restaurant
595 reviews
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Puerto Rican | South End, Boston

Food is great and vibe is amazing. Staff and Service is good no matter how much Crowded this place is. More

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Southern ProperSouthern Proper
241 reviews
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Southern | South End, Boston

The atmosphere was beautiful and the waitress was very welcoming. The food went beyond my expectations! More

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South End ButterySouth End Buttery
1720 reviews
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Contemporary American | South End, Boston

The food was delicious and the service was amazing!! More

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FrenchieFrenchie
489 reviews
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Contemporary French | South End, Boston

Friend and I chose to stay sitting at the bar and gave up our table. The hostess was actually really thankful and appreciated it since other customers were looking to get a table. Sitting at the bar was comfortable, however, the Irish bartender was not accommodating, attentive or friendly. I felt like I was asking a favor for a drink or to order our meal. That being said, the selection of drinks was great. We had oysters, brussel sprouts and the Branzino for two. Everything tasted amazing. I would go back again but sit at our table next time. More

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EstragonEstragon
813 reviews
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Spanish | South End, Boston

We sat at the bar and were very comfortable. The bartender who served us was excellent. He was very knowledgeable about the food/drinks and extremely pleasant. The dishes we selected were really delicious; try the pork cheeks, lamb chops, meatballs, garlic shrimp, just to name a few. The flan for dessert was the best I have tasted. We'll certainly be back. More

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Five Horses Tavern - South EndFive Horses Tavern - South End
449 reviews
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Contemporary American | South End, Boston

Food is great. Service was a bit slow. More

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Wink and NodWink and Nod
538 reviews
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Dining Bar | South End, Boston

Unique and creative venue/decor "speakeasy": atmosphere very special. Great idea to rotate chefs each 6 months. Major flaw is electronic music at 90 decibels. Would be better to have music match the speakeasy ambiance and at a level that fit conversation rather than dance floor. cocktails are unique and good. had red wine in a white wine glass with drops on the base of the glass. every food dish to die for More

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Mela RestaurantMela Restaurant
226 reviews
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Indian | South End, Boston

I still do like Mela a lot, but service was not nearly as attentive as I'd expect on this visit. More

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Whaling in OklahomaWhaling in Oklahoma
167 reviews
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American | South End, Boston

We had a good experience at whaling in oklahoma in a Tuesday evening around 6:30. It was quietly steady. Every item ordered was delicious. The dishes that were a huge hit- Brussels sprouts, miso-glazed eggplant, fried egg/chicken rice bowl, and the pork cut sandwich. The pancake was not a fan favorite amongst our group of 5. The service was amazing and the drinks were tasty and unique. I would definitely return and recommend WIO to friends. More

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Dona HabanaDona Habana
429 reviews
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Cuban | South End, Boston

Outstanding service, delicious food, great location and Cuban style atmosphere More

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Stephi's On TremontStephi's On Tremont
1132 reviews
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American | South End, Boston

Excellent food, service and ambiance. More

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ClerysClerys
33 reviews
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American | South End, Boston

Loved the food and loved the prices More

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Masa - BostonMasa - Boston
2395 reviews
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Latin American | South End, Boston

Been coming for brunch for some time. Food is excellent, as are prices. The atmosphere is incredible. The drinks are also very good, though they're definitely strong, especially the pitchers. My favorite thing by far is the lime cured salmon, it's an incredible cross between ceviche and gravlax, and the portion is quite generous. I can't wait to go back again! More

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The Trophy RoomThe Trophy Room
120 reviews
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American | South End, Boston

Overall very nice Ambience, vibe, ample portions of food prepared well Some items not available Would recommend to others More

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DaVinciDaVinci
1894 reviews
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Italian | South End, Boston

DaVinci offered great food, a great atmosphere, and a great experience. More

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Boston South End Diners' Choice Winners

Boston South End's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
Metropolis CafeMetropolis Cafe
1194 reviews
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Mediterranean | South End, Boston

We had the prix fixe menu and between the four of us, tried all of the offerings. Everything was delicious. More

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Bar MezzanaBar Mezzana
632 reviews
$$$$
Italian | South End, Boston

First time diners. Food and alcohol excellent, wonderful service, nice ambience. More

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CoppaCoppa
491 reviews
$$$$
Italian | South End, Boston

Service was amazing! Loved the ambience. One of us felt the food was slightly under spiced but overall would highly recommend! More

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B&G OystersB&G Oysters
2220 reviews
$$$$
Seafood | South End, Boston

Such a great restaurant. I love the ambiance, busy, bustling but never annoying. Amazing oysters but the halibut tartare -- crazy great. You can go with a group or I go by myself and sit at the bar. A real treat. THANK YOU. More

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Oishii BostonOishii Boston
1831 reviews
$$$$
Sushi | South End, Boston

Our experience at Oishii was wonderful. The food is easily the most creative and flavorful sushi in all of Boston. The waitstaff was helpful in ordering and were spot on with their suggestions. We will definitely continue to partonize this restaurant. More

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StellaStella
2316 reviews
$$$$
Italian | South End, Boston

Ovi Is by far the best waiter in town! What a wonderful experience overall! More

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Boston Chops - South EndBoston Chops - South End
1839 reviews
$$$$
Steakhouse | South End, Boston

Great food very tasty and the service was amazing, Bree was personable and genuine. We will go back for sure. More

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Area Four BostonArea Four Boston
309 reviews
$$$$
Pizzeria | South End, Boston

Really great pizza, amazing service, and vegetarian friendly (highly recommend the mushroom pizza). 1 pizza and 1-2 apps is more than enough for two people. More

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Banyan Bar + RefugeBanyan Bar + Refuge
416 reviews
$$$$
Asian | South End, Boston

This was a pre-theater dinner and the three of us loved it! First, location can’t be beat. Right in the middle of the South End’s entertainment center. Then the decor: whimsical and uplifting. One can’t help but smile at the flamingos, crockery, lighting. I got there early and enjoyed a very fine cocktail at the bar while waiting for the others. Staff is friendly and enthusiastic along with being competent, attentive and helpful. We were in time for delicious $1 dumplings (yum), and my mates enjoyed their drinks, too. We shared plates for appetizers, mains and dessert. No complaints at all. We ate every morsel with relish. Finally, the bill. Absolutely reasonable! Thanks, Banyan, for a terrific experience. Can’t wait to come back. More

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MIDAMIDA
609 reviews
$$$$
Italian | South End, Boston

Despite it being less than half a block from our door, this was only our second visit to Mida, and I’m glad we came back. The pasta and the duck were both excellent, the wine pairings were on point, and the service was top notch as well. We look forward to coming back soon. More

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Discover South End

Conveniently located alongside several historic Boston districts, the South End neighborhood offers easy access to a number of must-try eating establishments that lure travelers from around the world to the iconic city every year. The neighborhood’s popular Tremont Street plays host to several restaurants that provide you with opportunities to sample the best fare from diverse cultures, whether you're in the mood for Indian, Ethiopian, French, Italian, or Thai. Within easy reach of these South End eateries lies a wealth of pubs and restaurants that provide you with varied selections, including freshly caught seafood, warm Middle Eastern pastries, and those iconic Boston baked beans. Be sure to try a hot bowl of New England clam chowder.

Discover South End

Conveniently located alongside several historic Boston districts, the South End neighborhood offers easy access to a number of must-try eating establishments that lure travelers from around the world to the iconic city every year. The neighborhood’s popular Tremont Street plays host to several restaurants that provide you with opportunities to sample the best fare from diverse cultures, whether you're in the mood for Indian, Ethiopian, French, Italian, or Thai. Within easy reach of these South End eateries lies a wealth of pubs and restaurants that provide you with varied selections, including freshly caught seafood, warm Middle Eastern pastries, and those iconic Boston baked beans. Be sure to try a hot bowl of New England clam chowder.