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A Short Culinary Guide to Boston

Posted On: 02/27/2017

New England is famous for its food, and lobster rolls and Boston chowda are just the beginning. You can’t leave without trying the local food, including a Fenway hot dog, Boston cream pie and a visit to Chinatown for dim sum. Multicultural Boston has a huge selection of restaurants to choose from, for all price ranges and occasions, and Go Boston Shuttle has a short guide for you to to make the most of your stay in Boston.

Boston’s North End is famously Italian. Narrow cobbled streets lined with pizzerias and bakeries are beautiful to explore in the day, and go out at night. Famous residents of the North End include Regina Pizza, the oldest pizzeria in Boston and the grandmother of the ubiquitous fast food pizza chain, Regina Pizzeria. But, don’t expect mall food court quality here. During dinnertime, there is a line out the door and down the block for some of the best pizza in Boston. Another fan favorite is Mike’s Pastry, on Hanover Street. This renowned bakery has all the Italian treats you could want, from cannoli to gelati. Be warned: these are both a must-stop, but lines get long, so come early with a patient attitude! If you’re looking for more low-key Italian restaurants, Trattoria il Panino, Giacomo’s and Pauli’s are also excellent options. For an elegant option, try Mamma Maria.

Seafood in New England is a must. For a classic lobster roll, try out James Hook & Company or Luke’s Lobster. For a sit-down experience, Legal Sea Foods is a great family restaurant, conveniently located across the street from the New England Aquarium. In the mood for oysters? A walk away is Union Oyster House, one of the oldest restaurants in America. Founded in 1826, this National Historic Landmark also has excellent food and exclusive draught beers. For a high-end dining experience, Ostra on Charles Street is known to have some of the best seafood in the city.

Boston is home to many unique neighborhoods with their own five star restaurants to boast of. Whether you’re staying in town or outside Boston proper, GO Boston has you covered. Take a limousine and concierge service for a night out on the town. GO Boston’s knowledgeable and reliable drivers can get you to your dining experience in style.

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