45 "Casual Weeknight Dinner" restaurants in Boston.
A good casual weeknight dinner spot is hard to find. It’s a step above a make-your-own bowl place, but not somewhere you’ll need a reservation. It shouldn’t be too expensive, you should be able to talk instead of shout, and your dinner shouldn’t take more than an hour. These spots do it all.
Yume Wo Katare is a popular ramen place in Cambridge where you’ll be urged to share your dreams after the meal.
Taranta is an Italian-Peruvian restaurant in the North End that more people should know about.
Kava Neo Taverna is a tiny South End Greek restaurant that serves a lot of food you’ll think is perfect.
B&G Oysters is a great seafood restaurant in the South End with a nice patio.
Select Oyster Bar is a relaxed Back Bay seafood restaurant and bar with a small but very good menu.
Trattoria di Monica is a small but modern Italian restaurant in the North End that does a good job with a traditional menu.
Mei Mei is the brick and mortar of a great foodtruck that serves Chinese-American food for lunch.