Sometimes you want to do brunch in jeans and a hoodie, and other times you want to feel like mid-level European nobility filling up on fine food and champagne before or after your afternoon quail hunt. Bistro du Midi is for those latter times. It’s a fancy space overlooking the Public Garden, with a menu inspired by the South of France.
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Back Bay Social Club
Back Bay Social Club is a bar and restaurant that hosts a lot of themed events.
Select Oyster Bar
Select Oyster Bar is a relaxed Back Bay seafood restaurant and bar with a small but very good menu.
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Bar Lyon is a little French restaurant in the South End, and it’s exactly what you want in a “little French restaurant.”
Rochambeau is a French restaurant in the Back Bay. It’s connected to the Hynes Convention Center, both physically and spiritually.
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Summer Shack Boston
Summer Shack is a casual seafood restaurant in Back Bay with lots of lobster options.
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