The neighborbood 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 edition 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 cocktails like Seaport Sangria and watermelon frosé.
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
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 cocktail menu to boot, 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 on their rooftop, Woods Hill Pier 4 has incredible farm to table dishes. Options include oyster and seafood platters, Woods Hill’s farm pork belly confit with peach ponzu, 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
Coquette is a flirty and sophisticated new restaurant on the Seaport food scene. 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!
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, so 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
This beloved spot with indoor and outdoor dining has the best selection of premium, New England farmhouse-inspired beers on the tap. Trillium also partners with some incredible food trucks so that you can enjoy some top noshes along with your cold pint. These rotate every day and include some of the yummiest options such as Bon Mi, the Bacon Truck, Dining Car and Pennypackers—and that’s just to name a few!
Find it at the Greenway on the corner of High Street and Atlantic Avenue.
Seaport isn’t just swanky new restaurants—there are mainstays like Yankee Lobster to enjoy from, 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.
Find Yankee Lobster at 300 Northern Avenue, Boston, MA.
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