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Our Favorite South End Restaurants in Boston

SRV Restaurant
Mike's City Diner
Myers + Chang
Kava Neo-Taverna
Mana Escondido Café
Toro Boston
Bar Lyon
No Relation
Banyan Bar & Refuge
Barcelona Wine Bar
SRV Restaurant
Mike's City Diner
Myers + Chang
Kava Neo-Taverna
Mana Escondido Café
Toro Boston
Bar Lyon
No Relation
Banyan Bar & Refuge
Barcelona Wine Bar

Undoubtedly, South End is among the most beautiful neighborhoods in Boston, known for its cultural diversity and rich history. But besides the diversity and scenery, the food is another thing you cannot fail to love in South End Boston. While there are so many, we have compiled a list of the best South End restaurants in Boston. Take a look!

 


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SRV Restaurant

569 Columbus Ave Boston, MA 02118
(617) 536-9500

As you would guess, SRV, which is short for Serene Republic of Venice, has a heavy Italian influence. The restaurant specializes in Cicchetti, pasta, and risotto. You can also enjoy an exclusively Italian wine list and Italian-inclined cocktails.

While there, you can enjoy either indoor or outdoor dining, both of which are breathtakingly beautiful. You can head to their reservations page or make a call at least 28 days in advance for reservations.

 


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Mike’s City Diner

1714 Washington Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02118
(617) 267-9393

Mike’s City Diner is a classic, popular for the American cuisine, great prices, and excellent customer service. The restaurant, opened by Chef Jay Haj in 1995, has been tried by the famous and mighty, including President Clinton.

You, too, can ascertain the greatness anytime between 7 am and 2 pm any day of the week. Some of the popular dishes at Mike’s City Diner include meatloaf, the popular sandwiches, and a full list of specials.

 


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Myers + Chang

1145 Washington Street Boston, Ma 02118
(617) 542-5200

You don’t need to go all the way to Chinatown to enjoy some nice Chinese food. Myers + Chang is an Asian fusion spot that spoils you for choice. During the week, you can enjoy both lunch and dinner at this spot. Come the weekend; you can head over to Myers + Chang for brunch with your loved ones.

Besides Chinese, you can also enjoy Korean, Taiwanese, and other Asian dishes in a relaxed atmosphere. If you are a vegetarian, don’t you worry because they’ve got so much in store. They also have a special date night menu worth checking out.

 


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Kava Neo-Taverna

315 Shawmut Ave, Boston Ma 02118
(617) 356-1100

Are you looking for a Greek restaurant in South End? Look no further than Kava Neo-Taverna. The restaurant features not only Greek recipes but also food brought in directly from the Mediterranean. You can expect to find delicacies such as horiatiki salad, mezedes, and seafood such as grilled octopus.

Their bar also features some of the hard-to-find Greek wines and liquors, as well as the usual drinks. For dessert, you can try imported Greek yogurt and so much more.

 


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Mana Escondido Café

68 Aguadilla St, Boston, MA
(617) 266-0900

If you are in search of home-style Puerto Rican food, you should definitely try Mana Escondido Café. There is so much you can choose from the menu, including pernil jibarita, which is a roast pork sandwich.

 


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Toro Boston

1704 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118
(617) 536-4300

Toro Boston is one of the best south-end restaurants in Boston, known for its award-winning Spanish tapas. The restaurant has been serving the South End for close to two decades, and they have mastered the art of pleasing your taste buds. Besides their famous Barcelona-inspired small plates, you can also enjoy awesome cocktails and an eclectic wine list.

 


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Bar Lyon

1750 Washington St, Boston, MA
(617) 904-4020

Bar Lyon is that one joint that everyone needs in life- a French restaurant around the corner. Although their menu is small, you can be sure to enjoy every single thing on it. Besides, the little bistro ambiance is worth your time.

Expect to find traditional local dishes, such as coq au vin, salade lyonnaise, and cervelle de canut. They also offer a wide range of local wines.

 


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No Relation

11 William E. Mullins Way, Boston, MA 02118
(617) 530-1772

No Relation guarantees you some high-end sushi and a breathtaking atmosphere. The nine-seat hidden gem also has other high-quality pieces like cured sea bream topped with mango and chili.
Even better, if you have an event coming up and want a tropical experience, you can host it at No Relation.

 


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Banyan Bar & Refuge

553 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116
(617) 556-4211

If you are looking for an adventurous, Pan-Asian Gastropub in South End, Banyan Bar & Refuge might be exactly what you need. The restaurant features Chinese and Southeast Asian Fusion cuisines, paired with carefully curated cocktails.

The restaurant operates from Tuesday through Sunday. Hint: their happy hour runs from 4 pm to 5 pm every day. While they have the adult section well catered for, kids are not neglected either. They have a diverse kid’s menu, with items like grilled cheese and noodles.

 


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Barcelona Wine Bar

525 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116
(617) 266-2600

As the name suggests, Barcelona Wine Bar’s cuisine is heavily Spanish. However, they still feature the Mediterranean and South American dishes. This will quickly become your favorite spot if you are a wine lover since their wine list features nearly 400 wines.