Boston Marathon & Half Marathon
Boston, MA USA
April 21, 2014

Dining in Boston

Boston offers plenty to do for travelers, from shopping to sight-seeing and much more. The city also has a great selection of places to eat. Offering top-notch food and service, there are a few Boston restaurants that stand out from the rest.

Erbaluce is an award-winning Boston restaurant that serves contemporary Italian food with a fresh, unique taste. It is also known for its selection of fine Italian wines that go perfectly with any dish. Some popular entrees include rack of wild boar, slow roasted leg of lamb and native day-boat sole filet. Erbaluce is also located next to a theatre district, making it a great place to eat before going to see a live play.

Sensing offers contemporary French cuisine seasoned by spices found all over the world. Menus include different choices for breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner and terrace. This four-diamond restaurant has won a number of awards, such as "Best Soup" from the Boston Phoenix. Sensing provides a romantic ambiance to diners and delicious main course selections such as Cod steamed in lemongrass and traditional Bouillabaisse de Marseille.

Toro is an experience perfect for groups. An extremely popular Spanish restaurant, it takes no reservations; as the evening progresses, so many people gather that there are no seats and they must stand. But people don't seem to mind standing in this Barcelona-style tapas restaurant. The small Spanish snack plates combined with eclectic wines and cocktails make for a fun, party environment.

Teranga offers Senegalese cuisine, such as thin-cut spiced lamb chops and whole grilled tilapia. The restaurant provides an intimate setting, ideal for a romantic date. Teranga is known for its warm hospitality, as the waiters treat patrons like family. Aside from its unique African food, the restaurant's d├ęcor contains African paintings, zebrawood accents and other modern African designs.

Boston is the place to go for diners. It presents a wide selection of food from many of the world's cultures. Offering places like fancy French restaurants and unique and cozy African cafes, the city is worth the visit just to eat.