Located in rural Massachusetts and not far west of Boston, the town of Hopkinton is the starting place for the annual Boston Marathon. The area is also home to some amazing dining options. Being so close to the Atlantic coast, it stands to reason that seafood spots would be prevalent in town. Other popular cuisine styles found in Hopkinton are classic and contemporary American and Italian. But in the broader metro area, it isn't difficult to find just about every style and type of food, including Thai, French and Mexican. You can also find pizzerias, steakhouses and other eateries that serve terrific comfort food. This region of the state is known for its excellent restaurants, so show up hungry and ready to try some creative dishes.