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Things to do in Boston

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Thai Restaurant
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“This modest Thai mainstay features soups, curries & noodles, with takeout & delivery.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Many people love this place. It is a bit more expensive, but the food is really good.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“You never know what the Oberon will put on the calendar next - from live music, to local circus, to burlesque, but you know you don't want to miss it.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Cheese Shop
“This store offers a great selection of cheese from around the globe. Ask for a sample and talk to the owner who is an avid cyclist and traveller.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Point of Interest
Hotel
“This is both a place to walk around and one of the subway stops. During the warm months the farmers market is a "must do"”
  • 5 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Old-world Italian classics served in a glam setting on the water with harbor views.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Delicious Italian food for a fancier dinner. Everything here is prepared fresh -- including their soups! ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“This place has killer food and a late night menu until 2am (I believe!) Get the southern-style chicken wings (you won't be disappointed!!)”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Super cozy neighborhood spot. Sit at the bar for a glass of wine and fresh pasta. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Pharmacy
  • 4 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Sister restaurant of the famous Eastern Standard. Mediterranean inspired food with excellent selection of craft beers and wines. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Chinese Restaurant
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“The best local Chinese restaurant. The interior is not much to write home about but do not let it dissuade you, the food is super. Consider takeout as lines can be long.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Grocery Store
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“Trader Joe's values, two buck Chuck, frozen entrees, fresh produce, teas, nuts, etc. .8 miles or 16 minutes on foot.”
  • 50 locals recommend
Supermarket
“You will save money and find international foods unavailable at other markets in the area. Be prepared for long lines, but they move quickly.”
  • 72 locals recommend
Grocery Store
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“Best grocery store around. Be sure to try the garlic sesame smoked salmon from their fish case. ”
  • 48 locals recommend