Massachusetts serves guests in luxury at its fine dining establishments
Fine dining -- for a full vacation, romantic getaway, or weekend getaway -- is varied and easy to find in Massachusetts. Options can range from classic New England and American and Continental foods in white-tablecloth traditional inns to seafood, French, or ethnic cuisines, among many others.
30 Boltwood Avenue
Amherst, MA, 01002
Elegance and comfort and cuisine to match
The ”Jeff’s” full-service restaurant, “30Boltwood,”provides an elegant & comfortable atmosphere that embraces the beauty of the Inn’s natural surroundings. An enticing menu stresses the pleasures of farm-to-table cuisine prepared with natural, farm-fresh local ingredients. The restaurant offers an approachable and creative wine list where each offering is hand selected with the intention of creating the perfect meal. During the warm-weather season, outdoor dining is available under the covered porch and on the patio just off of the main bar. Other options at 30Boltwood include a small private dining room and a greenhouse room that showcases a common table that seats up to 16 people and features a sloped glass ceiling that offers exquisite views of the heavens.
250 Franklin Street
Boston, MA, 02110
Boston’s Best Choice for Sophisticated Dining
BOND offers delectable cuisine along with an extensive wine list, beer, champagne and creative cocktails. Under 25-foot vaulted chandeliered ceilings, enjoy modern American cuisine with global influences made with fresh, locally sourced meats, produce and seafood. Plush lounge seating and a 12-foot rosewood bar in front of a mirrored backdrop set the stage for a lively evening.
Hours of Operation: Sunday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Dress Code: Dress to Impress
371 Main Street
Sturbridge, MA, 01566
Visit yesterday, then enjoy a meal today
Old Sturbridge Village will keep you well fed and smiling during your visit with everything from delicious baked goods and fudge to full course meals. A special dining experience awaits at the Oliver Wight Tavern, a modern adaptation of an 1830s rural New England tavern that seats more than 300 in four distinct dining rooms featuring working fireplaces and delicious food served with historic New England hospitality. Selections include New England cheeses and chowders, salads and sandwiches, hot entrees with an assortment of side dishes. The Sunday Brunch provides an extensive buffet in a charming setting. The tavern is available for wedding receptions and other private events. Prices and menus change for special events and holiday brunches while hours vary seasonally.
160 Pawtucket Boulevard
Tyngsboro, MA, 01879
Award winning cuisine in a European-styled manor
Dining at this elegant, European-styled country manor is special. The Left Bank offers award winning cuisine prepared with local, seasonal and organic food products, complemented with an outstanding collection of wines. Distinguished dinners are served nightly. The Prix Fixe lunch can be savored Monday to Friday, while the Sunday brunch features live jazz with your bottomless coffee and tea, a juice station, and extensive buffet, eggs made to order and the most decadent pastries, parfaits and desserts. The cocktail cart has your Classic Bloodies, Mimosa, Bellinis, and Kirs Royale. Weekends, afternoon tea is served in the atrium and lounge, and there are always small bites to enjoy. The four sided wood burning fireplace deletes the chill throughout the cooler months.
15 Beacon Street
Boston, MA, 02108
All day fine dining on Beacon Hill
The magnificent and restored Beaux Arts hotel XV Beacon, features Mooo… for your dining pleasure for breakfast, lunch, dinner, Sunday brunch, and lighter bar fare as well. Step into the intimate lounge for a drink and savor the selection of fine cocktails, wine, and beer to start your evening or end the day. You’ll find the private dining room and event venue, the Wine Cellar, on the lower level with vaulted ceiling, stone floors and walls lined with an impressive collection of rare and fine wines. Enjoy he attentive service, sophisticated décor and the creative spin on the classic steakhouse menu to please the modern palate. Staying at the hotel? Enjoy in-room dining and select from the complete Mooo… restaurant menu 24 hours a day.
15 Arlington Street
Boston, MA, 02116
"The Café", a charming 66-seat space with views of fashionable Newbury Street, is home to Executive Chef Daniel Dumont who is recognized for his inspired mastery of American regional cuisine. Taj Boston has infused a new panache into The Café, a Boston landmark for over 55 years. Enjoy the new Raw Bar, nightly "From the Grill" Angus Beef, and The Café's Indian dishes and daily specials.
Attire: No workout attire, tee shirts, shorts or tennis shoes.
120 Wauwinet Road
Nantucket, MA, 02584
Celebrated restaurant offers ocean to table cuisine and relaxed sophistication
The land and sea provide and Wauwinet celebrates Nantucket's bountiful harvests in its nationally acclaimed restaurant, Toppers, considered the best on Nantucket. Employing the freshest local and seasonal ingredients, the executive chef lends inspiration to his elegant yet simple cooking style. The intimate dining room and al fresco experience on Topper’s Deck feature a relaxed sophistication. The award-winning wine cellar with 1,450 types of wines is a long-time recipient of the Wine Spectator's Grand Award. Toppers has received raves from Zagat, Gourmet and many others. The restaurant's a la carte and prix fixe menus offer bay scallops, lobster and locally harvested Retsyo Oysters, served on the half shell, and cultivated but 300 yards from the Inn. Enjoy more casual fare and drinks under the awning on the heated deck.
at the DoubleTree by Hilton Boston-Bedford Glen - 44 Middlesex Turnpike
Bedford, MA, 01730
Our hotel has received the 2012 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award
What makes dining at the DoubleTree by Hilton Boston-Bedford Glen unique is that we incorporate the freshest ingredients, delicate preparation, and professional culinary craft into each meal. Our promise, along with award-winning Executive Chef Jayson DeMarco, is to provide guests with a variety of high-quality nutritional and tasteful food, and a professional level of service throughout your stay. We invite you to join us and see for yourself what dining at our Bedford restaurant, SORA, can offer.
Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, SORA is a Mediterranean restaurant set in a relaxing atmosphere. Featuring our renowned Wake Up DoubleTree Breakfast Buffet, you'll start the day off right with our signature bountiful spread offering fresh seasonal fruit, refreshing juice, low-fat yogurt and granola, scambled eggs, breakfast meats, potatoes, assorted pastries and breakfast breads, oatmeal and cold cereals. SORA also offers impressive lunch and dinner menus featuring Italian and Mediterranean inspired cuisine alongside our popular Lobster Night on Friday evenings.
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15 Beacon Street
Boston, MA, 02109
Unrivaled service, cuisine, and ambiance
Mooo... is a bright, open and quirky take on steakhouses of old. This modern steakhouse, located within the XV Beacon Hotel, emphasizes local New England ingredients and continental classics, and is accompanied by one of the country's finest wine lists and a full bar. The warm modern décor provides a relaxed, sophisticated atmosphere. "The Wine Cellar", our exclusive private dining room, provides the ideal location for your private gathering.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner served daily. Brunch is served on Saturday and Sunday.
At the Mandarin Oriental Hotel - 776 Boylston Street
Boston, MA, 02199
French-American cuisine from a master in this classic brasserie
Bar Boulud is a French-inspired bistro and wine bar from internationally acclaimed chef Daniel Boulud. This classic brasserie boasts a delicious French menu, seasonal New England inspired dishes, and signature charcuterie from renowned Parisian charcutier, Gilles Verot. Vaulted ceilings, wood floors, and walls fashioned from wine crates frame a magnificent choice of seating including rich burgundy leather booths, a 7-seat marble charcuterie counter, a glass enclosed wine cellar and a 17-seat backlit zinc top bar making it one of Boston’s most exciting dining venues. To complement its menu you can choose from the extensive cellar, specializing in wines from the Burgundy and Rhône Valley regions. Daniel Boulud is one of the most revered chefs working in the United States today, best known for the three Michelin-starred DANIEL.
Route 28 on Pleasant Bay
Chatham, MA, 02633
“…Twenty-eight Atlantic, securely in the category of luxury, does it with a flourish.” – The Boston Globe.
A posh waterfront location, spectacular cuisine and superb service combine to create a unique Cape Cod dining experience. Twenty-eight Atlantic is the Wequassett Resort’s signature restaurant and enjoys the highest ratings on the Cape from AAA, Forbes and Zagat. Eight foot windows frame the panoramic views of Pleasant Bay, while Shaker-style furnishings, hand blown glass chandeliers, nautical etchings, Limoges china and Reidel stemware create an atmosphere of eclectic style and quiet luxury. Chef Bill Brodsky’s distinctive menu celebrates native and seasonal ingredients with creative award-winning flair.
50 Easton Street
Nantucket, MA, 02554
Harbor views and outstanding cuisine to savor
Long an island favorite, the White Elephant’s Brant Point Grill offers breathtaking views and fabulous cuisine from breakfast through dinner. The sun or moonlit harbor is always your first course amidst a flavorful array of food from land and sea. Breakfast is served from the dining room or al fresco on the covered deck with omelets, waffles and homemade pastries to start your day. Lunch on the waterfront overlooking lush hotel gardens means crisp salads, fresh seafood, daily specials and select wines. With light flickering, dinner combines a feast of local seafood and a steak menu unmatched on Nantucket. New England clam chowder, Nantucket crab cakes or the Benedict Burger, are yours at the BPG Bar along with salads, burgers, and the daily raw bar.
18 Washington Square West
Salem, MA, 01970
Voted Best Brunch - 2008 Best of the North Shore Awards
For an unforgettable dining experience, visitors from all points of the compass enjoy the ambiance, warm hospitality and award-winning seasonal cuisine of Nathaniel’s Restaurant.
Our menu offers a range of dishes, including historic items from a bygone era to contemporary, eclectic fare. Nathaniel’s also offers demi-portions of its most popular items including our signature dish "Scallops Sophia.” We serve dinner nightly from 5pm and offer live Piano Music on Friday, Saturday & Sunday Nights. Our carefully crafted wine menu and scrumptious desserts complete any special occasion.
Nathaniel’s at breakfast is the place to see and be seen. Our Sunday Jazz Brunch has received numerous accolades for our elegant buffet and boasts the best Eggs Benedict and Belgian Waffles (with real maple syrup) on the North Shore of Boston. A scrumptious buffet of traditional breakfast items, made-to-order omelets, chef's carving station, an array of entrees, and a full dessert buffet make it the perfect place to spend a leisurely Sunday. For your convenience, Nathaniel’s accepts reservations for parties of up to 30 people for our famous Sunday Jazz Brunch.