21 "Impressing Out of Towners" restaurants in Boston.
Create is a tiny art gallery and cocktail bar in Union Square’s Bow Market.
Wink & Nod is a fancy underground cocktail bar in the South End with are large selection of scotch.
Mariel is a Cuban restaurant downtown. Don’t let all the selfies distract you from the fact that it’s actually really good.
The L Street is an Irish pub in South Boston that will make you contemplate whether you like apples.
Ilona is an Eastern Mediterranean restaurant in the South End. It’s a beautiful spot filled with beautiful South End people, and the food is great.
Time Out Market is a giant food hall in Fenway with stalls run by some great Boston restaurants. It’s cool, but be prepared to pay the tourist tax.
The Map Room is a cocktail bar located inside the Copley Square library, and one that deserves to be patronized by people other than tourists.
Saloon is a speakeasy in Davis Square that’s so dark you might fall asleep in there (though probably not if it’s burlesque night).
The Lookout Rooftop is a cocktail bar in the Seaport where you should consider shooting your next music video.
ReelHouse is a seafood place in East Boston with one of the best outdoor spaces in the city.
Tanám is a Filipino restaurant that’s really just a single table in a small room in Union Square, and it’s outstanding.
Bleacher Bar is a sports bar inside Fenway Park. That's right, inside the park. And you don't need a ticket to the game to get in.