The neighborhood of Seaport is getting a major glow-up these days. It feels like every hot new restaurant is popping up along the harbor! And with attractions like the Institute of Contemporary Art and the recent addition of “Snowport”, there’s never been a better time to check out a new restaurant in the neighborhood. Here are our favorite restaurant picks from the Seaport area:
This Seaport rooftop earns its title as one of the best date night spots in America with killer views and excellent eats. You can feast your eyes on the gorgeous views from atop the Envoy Hotel while you enjoy specialty small bites. If you’re craving a full meal head downstairs to their equally delicious restaurant, Outlook, for some divine eats from 2-time Food Network Chopped Champion Chef Tatiana Rosana!
Find Lookout Rooftop and Bar at 70 Sleeper St.
2. Row 34
Row 34 prides itself as being a “workingman’s oyster bar”: it has killer seafood while still maintaining an approachable and down-to-earth (down-to-sea?) atmosphere. With a strong emphasis on celebrating New England’s seafood culture, it’s a fun spot to meet up with friends or family and enjoy some great seafood.
Find it at 383 Congress St Fort Point, MA.
A lovely dinner option, especially for lamb lovers, Committee serves a plethora of vibrant Mediterranean dishes that are easy to share and impossible to resist. If you’re looking to experience new food sensations, their “ouzeri” inspired dishes will satisfy your curiosity and tastebuds. With a funky and intimate dimmed atmosphere complete with plush leather couches, you’ll be certain to find at least one new thing you’ve never tried before.
Find Committee at 50 Northern Ave, Boston, MA.
On top of having some very cool outdoor dining accommodations, Woods Hill Pier 4 has incredible farm-to-table dishes. Options include oyster and seafood platters, fermented seaweed salad and jalapeno, and charred beef short rib with cippolini onion broth, parsnip puree, celery, and bonito.
Find it at 300 Pier Four Boulevard, Boston, MA.
Located inside the Omni Hotel in Seaport, Coquette is a flirty and sophisticated spot. Its mouthwatering menu is inspired by coastal French food and features decadent shellfish towers with baked oysters, clams gratinée, butter-broiled lobster tail, and more. Their raw bar features oysters, shrimp cocktail, and Tahitian Tuna, a French Polynesia-inspired plate with coconut, lime, and charred jalapeño. It’s sure to be a delightful time with a selection as fresh as that!
After dining check out the Lifted Rooftop at the Omni Hotel, which is open year-round and home to the Seaport’s only rooftop pool!
Find Coquette at 450 Summer St., Boston.
6. Taiyaki NYC
Taiyaki NYC is taking the world by storm with its famous fish-shaped ice cream confections and fluffy soufflé pancakes. The Manhattan-based company has its only Boston location in Seaport, with another set to open in Harvard Square. It’s well worth it to check out Taiyaki when you’re in the area—whether it’s for some post-dinner dessert or some super-fluffy breakfast.
Find Taiyaki NYC at 119 Seaport Blvd Suite B, Boston, MA.
7. Yankee Lobster
Seaport isn’t just swanky new restaurants—there are mainstays like Yankee Lobster to enjoy, too. Founded in 1950, this no-frills lobster joint has fresh seafood, live lobsters, and just about the most perfect lobster roll you can get your hands on in Seaport.
Find Yankee Lobster at 300 Northern Avenue, Boston, MA.