This South End restaurant gets its name from the fact that it stands on the site where Boston used to hang people in the 18th century. Pretty unpleasant. What’s less unpleasant, though, is the place itself: a gastropub with filling food and enough booze to make you start talking to the ghosts who probably hang out in the bathroom. We love the falafel burger, but they also have three different types of poutine, so there’s that.
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Southern Proper is a big restaurant in the South End that serves excellent hushpuppies.
Bar Lyon is a little French restaurant in the South End, and it’s exactly what you want in a “little French restaurant.”
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Vee Vee is an American restaurant in Jamaica Plain that’s in the running for the award of “JP-est restaurant,” which is a good thing.
Moonshine 152 is a great little restaurant in South Boston that serves Asian-ish street food.
The Merchant Kitchen & Drinks
Merchant is a Downtown brasserie that gets the job done if what you happen to be looking for is a Downtown brasserie.
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SRV in the South End is a great Italian restaurant with plenty of room, outdoor space, and pasta.
Trillium is a brewery in the Seaport. The line out the door will be full of people coming for the beer, but the food is actually really good, too.
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