When friends from out of state come to visit they all want to see the historic places. They want to eat in the places they’ve read about or seen in the movies or TV. You can’t blame them. We all do it. Before you acknowledge their request with an eye roll, consider their list. Here are 9 Touristy Boston restaurants that are genuinely good, according to Eater Boston.
I don’t know about you, but I actually love doing some of the touristy things with family and friends who visit. Whether it’s the Duck Boats, a stroll along the Charles, or the Freedom Trail. I’m all in. But when it comes to restaurants, I’m a lot more picky. That’s why I was happy to come across Eater Boston’s list of Boston’s tourist trap restaurants that are actually good.
Living Up To The Hype
Tourists love to come to Boston for our history and our food. Afterall, how good could the seafood be in Ohio? But if you live in New England and have shied away from places like Mike’s Pastry in the North End because of the lines. You may want to reconsider? If you are wondering if it’s worth it, Eater Boston says it is. They are a great source for finding the best places to eat in the Boston area.
Tourist traps, in general, are notorious for sub-par cuisine and cocktails. You don’t want to spend your hard earned money on mediocre. This list of 9 Boston restaurants that tourists love and live up to the hype should help. Next time you head into Boston, don’t be afraid of places like the Barking Crab.
Keep this list handy for the next time you have visitors. Any of these places should not disappoint. I’ve been to the majority of them and can tell you from personal experience that they are worth the wait in line. And yes, they do live up to the hype. Thanks to Eater Boston for sharing these gems. Here, in alphabetical order, are 9 touristy Boston restaurants that are genuinely good.