Where To Eat Near Boston Logan International Airport
Boston, Massachusetts is a vibrant, multicultural city with a food scene to match. And, whether you’re a local, visitor or just passing through, there are delicious options everywhere. If you’re traveling to Beantown anytime soon, consider purposefully making your layover longer than necessary to enjoy bites of the city all near Boston Logan International Airport.
307 Hanover Street, Boston, MA 02113
Located in the world-renowned North End of Boston—only 4.5 miles from Logan—Carmelina’s features modern Italian cuisine with fresh seafood and pasta front-and-center. Designed to feel like you’re at home, Carmelina’s cooks up Italian classics in an open kitchen surrounded by family photos and an intimate atmosphere. Start with a delicious salad like the Summer Caprese, then move onto appetizers for the table—think “Exploding” Little Neck Clams, Mimmo’s Meatballs or Mussels Fra Diavolo, for instance. Follow up with one of many pastas for dinner like Mushroom Rigatoni, Frutti de Mare, Crazy Alfredo or Penne Gorgonzola.
The Quiet Few
331 Sumner Street, Boston, MA 02128
Known as the neighborhood whiskey bar and located five minutes from Boston Logan, TQF offers local pub flavors where all are welcome. Offering everything from Bar Snacks, including Frito Pie and Korean Cucumbers, to Bowls and Trays of everything from Summer Salads to Country Fried Ribs and Disco Poutine Fries, The Quiet Few puts good bar food first. Featuring a main menu of “Burgers and Sammies,” including the Nashville Hot and the Pigzilla (crispy pork belly, blueberry hoisin BBQ, shaved cabbage and marinated cucumber). Aside from the food, the bar is stocked with Bourbon, Scotch and Rye from many regions of the world.
63 Salem Street, Boston, MA 02113
While the North End of Boston is known for its Italian cuisine, Neptune Oyster highlights the city’s salty side—the sea—and remains a renowned favorite among tourists and locals alike. Focused on fresh ocean fare, Neptune incorporates tastes of the sea in everything it does. From the raw bar to crudo, and from an array of seafood sandwiches to comforting entrees, Neptune’s affinity for the ocean is front-and-center. Start with a Wellfleet Clam Chowder with salt pork and thyme or the Neptune Johnnycake. Then try one of several crudo, including a daily special, and round the meal out with a guest favorite, the North End Cioppino. Just make sure to give yourself plenty of time and prepare to wait, as it’s walk-in only.
111 Chelsea St Boston, MA 02128
Letting travelers know New York is not the only North Eastern city that can do pizza, Santarpio’s gives patrons a taste of Boston pie… with a side of BBQ. That’s right, two favorite food groups—pizza and barbeque—combined. Keeping it simple, Santarpio’s serves up only thin-crust pies and limited barbeque offerings. Choose from Santarpio’s specialty pizza’s, such as Shrimp Scampi or Italian Cheese, Sausage, Mushrooms & Peppers, or make your own. If you’d prefer, try one of five barbeque sandwiches—lamb, steak tip, chicken, or homemade sausage and lamb sausage (served with hot cherry peppers and fresh baked Italian bread). Regardless of which culinary path you choose, Santarpio’s delivers on fast, fresh and flavor for folks craving a little za.
256 Marginal St Bldg 16 Boston, MA 02128
Two words: handmade pies. If you’re looking for pure comfort food, Sea Biscuit is a must-try. Known for its mouthwatering pies, Sea Biscuit prides itself on good food and good people. Choose from an arrangement of meat and veggie pies, crisp salads, or quirky sandwiches and mains like chicken schnitzel or shrimp on the barbie. Aside from featuring handmade meat and veggie pies, Sea Biscuit partners with other local small businesses to offer both discounts to patrons and host special events like beer or coffee tastings. They also offer a special brunch menu featuring fresh biscuit sandwiches, an array of “avocado toasties” and house-made yogurt and granola parfaits.
131 Lexington St Boston, MA 02128
Chef/Owner Angela Atenco began her culinary experience at age 8 in her mother’s kitchen in Puebla, Mexico, and opened her own restaurant at age 20. Nearly 30 years later, she joined her sons in Boston to bring authentic Puebla cuisine to the United States. Fifteen years later, Angela’s Café offers breakfast, lunch and dinner, highlighting flavors from Puebla, including Huevos Poblanos, Tamales Caseros de Puebla, tacos, quesadillas and Mole Poblano de Angela.
Tawakal Halal Cafe
389 Maverick St Boston, MA 02128
Showcasing Somali food, Tawakal Halal Café plays with blending East African, Middle Eastern and more for an authentic Somali culinary experience in Boston. From the more familiar—falafel and sambusas—to the newly discovered—bur, biryani and goat soup—Tawakal’s menu offers fresh flavors, hands down. Priding itself on cooking some of the most unique, inspirational and authentic Somalian cuisine in the United States, Tawakal Halal Café is a special Boston experience not to be missed.
Lolita Cocina & Tequila Bar
253 Summer St Boston, MA 02210
If you’re thinking high-end dungeon meets tequila bar and Mexican food, Lolita’s is your off-the-plane place to be. With a modern twist on Mexican cuisine, the elevated yet “dark” atmosphere only accentuates the experience. Offering brunch, lunch and dinner, Lolita’s plays with authentic Mexican flavors in dishes like Street Corn Cauliflower, Ceviche Taco Crunch, Blue Corn Pancakes and Spicy Artichoke Empanadas. Not to mention the tequila drinks. Try one of several house-made margaritas, such as the White Lie or the Broken Heart. Whether you’re in the mood for a tasty, but stiff drink, or a new twist on distinguished Mexican fare, Lolita’s is it for Bostonians near Logan.