The American-ish comfort food at Beehive works for most occasions, and is particularly great for brunch. But you should come here with a date for the nightly live music. Split the duck au poivre and have fun at this loud, underground restaurant that makes you feel a little cooler than you probably are (though still not as cool as the guitar soloist, because nobody’s ever as cool as that guy).
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SRV in the South End is a great Italian restaurant with plenty of room, outdoor space, and pasta.
No Relation is a secret sushi counter inside of a South End tiki bar that’s also kind of a secret.
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