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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.

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White Elephant Fine Dining Nantucket MA
White Elephant

50 Easton Street Nantucket, MA, 02554 Phone: 508-228-2500 Toll-Free: 800-445-6574

Watch a harbor sunset as you dine at Nantucket resort

The anchor of the menu at the the White Elephant resort’s Brant Point Grill might be the fresh lobster dinner, but patrons also rave over the Pineland Farms all-natural steaks and lobster mac and cheese that is not to be missed. The menu at the Brant Point Grill, known fondly by Nantucket residents and return visitors as BPG, is a seasonal delight, the dishes artfully prepared and presented by attentive staff. (Second only to dinner is the bountiful Sunday brunch.) And the setting is a worthy backdrop to the meals: The White Elephant is right on Nantucket’s picturesque harbor, so while you dine, inside or out, you can watch the sailboats glide and the sun set across the water.
Town Meeting Restaurant - Inn at Hastings Park - Lexington, MA
Inn at Hastings Park

2027 Massachusetts Avenue Lexington, MA, 02421 Phone: 781-301-6660

Treat your taste buds to creative cooking with local flair at Lexington inn

Inn at Hastings Park will be tentatively reopening in September 2020. Please visit our website for updates.
Whether you are seeking an elegant Saturday tea, an award-winning Sunday brunch, an evening of fine dining or a fun lunch gathering with friends and family, your culinary requirements will be more than satisfied at Town Meeting, the top-rated restaurant at Lexington’s lovely Inn at Hastings Park. With connections to local farms, the restaurant makes sure its menus are seasonal and fresh, from breakfast’s apple-cinnamon French toast to dinner’s lamb loin or swordfish. The culinary staff prides itself on providing creative spins on classic New England dishes (make sure to ask for the clam chowder). Enjoy your meal, or a custom cocktail, in the inn’s dining room, living room, bar or on the porch.
Lobster Imperial - Mooo Restaurant at XV Beacon - Boston, MA

15 Beacon Street Boston, MA, 02109 Phone: 617-670-1500 Toll-Free: 877-982-3226

Unrivaled service, cuisine, and ambiance

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.
Toppers Fine Dining - The Wauwinet - Nantucket, MA
The Wauwinet

120 Wauwinet Road Nantucket, MA, 02584 Phone: 508-228-0145 Toll-Free: 800-426-8718

Innovative cuisine, award-winning wine list at seaside restaurant

A longtime favorite of foodies worldwide, and named by Zagat’s as the best restaurant on Nantucket, Topper’s at The Wauwinet seaside inn showcases exemplary service, imaginative cuisine and a carefully curated list of 1,450 wines repeatedly honored with the Wine Spectator Grand Award. The restaurant’s a la carte and prix fixe menus feature seasonally inspired locally sourced cuisine. Recent offerings include Seaweed Butter Poached Lobster and Gin-Cured Ocean Trout, but you really should try the Retsyo oysters, cultivated 300 yards away. Room for dessert? Consider the rhubarb flan. Then take a stroll upstairs to the deck to sip a cocktail and watch the sun set over Nantucket Bay. If you wake up in the morning and want more, there’s always brunch!
Nantucket Prime Outdoor Dining - Jared Coffin House B&B - Nantucket, MA
Jared Coffin House

29 Broad Street Nantucket, MA, 02554 Phone: 508-228-2400 Toll-Free: 800-248-2405

A Nantucket inn serving up charm, history – and a delightful new steakhouse

In the heart of charming downtown Nantucket, the Jared Coffin House is home to more than heritage and comfortable accommodations: It also features the island’s newest steakhouse, the upscale Nantucket Prime, serving prime steaks, grilled fish and the freshest of raw bars, as well as an extensive wine list, craft beers and signature cocktails that you can sip on the newly expanded patio or casual indoor bar area. In the stunning main dining room, expect to be treated to the finest steaks and a variety of local seafood, expertly prepared and presented. For variety, guests may wish to saunter over to the inn’s sister hotels and dine at the Brant Point Grill at the White Elephant or TOPPER’S at the Wauwinet.
Oliver Wight Tavern - Old Sturbridge Inn & Reeder Cottages - Sturbridge, MA
Old Sturbridge Inn & Reeder Family Lodges

369 Main Street Sturbridge, MA, 01566 Phone: 774-304-1011

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.
Outdoor Dining 500x250 - Doubletree Boston Bedford Glen - Bedford, MA
DoubleTree by Hilton Boston-Bedford Glen

44 Middlesex Turnpike Bedford, MA, 01730 Phone: 781-275-5500

Recipient of 2016 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award

At the DoubleTree by Hilton Boston-Bedford Glen we incorporate the freshest ingredients, delicate preparation, and professional culinary craft into each meal. We invite you to see for yourself what dining at our Bedford restaurant, SORA, can offer. SORA is a Mediterranean restaurant set in a relaxing atmosphere. Start the day off with our bountiful spread offering fresh fruit, juice, yogurt and granola, scambled eggs, breakfast meats, potatoes, pastries and breakfast breads, oatmeal and cold cereals. SORA also offers impressive lunch and dinner menus featuring Italian and Mediterranean inspired cuisine. Savor cocktails and dinner on our outdoor terrace featuring live music and seafood raw bar during summer nights and enjoy s’mores and dessert by the fire pit. Follow our link at the top of this listing to view our menus.
Fine Dining - The Whitney Hotel - Boston, MA
The Whitney Hotel

170 Charles Street Boston, MA, 02114 Phone: 617-367-1866 Toll-Free: 888-673-3650

Italy’s islands, Mediterranean coast inspire the dishes at this restaurant

Sample the cuisine and culture of the Italian islands of Sardinia and Sicily and neighboring Corsica and Catalonia when you dine at Peregrine Restaurant at The Whitney Hotel. From antipasti to handmade pastas to fresh desserts, the Peregrine kitchen serves seasonal dishes prepared from scratch, by hand. The dishes and the wines are inspired by coastal Mediterranean travel and discovery, whether you opt for a small plate of garlic gulf shrimp and roasted potatoes or a large helping of pasta pomodoro or mushroom ragu. (Ask about the Sardinian sandwich with smoked turkey and Grana Padano cheeses.) The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and offers takeaway options. Check the website for updates on service, hours and menu options.