Some of the Liberty Hotel’s novelty may have worn off since it opened up in 2007, but it’s still pretty cool that the restaurant inside is housed in what used to be a 19th Century jail. The pizzas are creative, the handmade breads are perfect for sharing, the wine list hits every price point, and you won’t have to Andy Dufresne your way out of there at the end of the meal.
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Night Shift Brewing Lovejoy Wharf
Night Shift Lovejoy Wharf is the West End location of the Night Shift Brewery. Unlike the original, it has food, but it’s also not nearly as fun.
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Artu is a traditional Italian restaurant in the North End that’s good for weeknight walk-ins.
Taranta is an Italian-Peruvian restaurant in the North End that more people should know about.
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Mamma Maria provides the best combination of North End atmosphere and Italian food that was actually made with a little effort.
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