Boston Area – Restaurants & Dining

The Brookline and Boston area restaurants provide a wealth of options for dining. Most are just a short walk or MBTA subway ride from our Brookline Bed and Breakfast Inn.

BBQ & Steak House:

Chinese:

  • Chef Chow’s House— Best Chinese in Brookline and very close.
    230 Harvard Street, 617-739-2469
  • Golden Temple — Not your typical Chinese food. Very delicious.
    Good wine selection. 1651 Beacon Street, 617-277-9722
  • Ta’am China — Kosher Chinese restaurant.
    423 Harvard Street, 617-263-7274

Delicatessens:

  • Rubin’s Delicatessen — New York-style Kosher deli.
    500 Harvard Street, 617-731-8787
  • Michael’s Delicatessen — The corned beef king.
    256 Harvard Street, 617-738-3354
  • Zaftigs — Delicatessen serving brunch, lunch, and dinner.
    Best of Boston. 335 Harvard Street, 617-975-0075

Fine Dining:

  • LiNEaGe — Classic New American cuisine.
    242 Harvard Street, 617-232-0065
  • The Fireplace — Warm and romantic, great service, very calming
    and great food. 1634 Beacon Street, 617-975-1900
  • Elephant Walk — Excellent Cambodian and French food in
    an elegant setting. 900 Beacon Street, 617-247-1500

Kosher Dining:

  • The Butcherie — An all-purpose kosher market.
    428 Harvard Street, 617-731-9888
  • Café Eilat — Casual dining.
    406 Harvard Street, 617-277-7770
  • Kupel’s Bagels — Bagels and baked goods.
    421 Harvard Street, 617-566-9528
  • Rami’s — Inexpensive Middle Eastern and Israeli food.
    324 Harvard Street, 617-738-3577
  • Rubin’s Delicatessen — New York-style deli.
    500 Harvard Street, 617-731-8787
  • Ta’am China — Kosher Chinese food.
    423 Harvard Street, 617-264-7274

Ice Cream & Dessert:

  • J.P. Licks — Homemade ice cream and sorbet.
    Best of Boston. 311 Harvard Street, 617-738-8252

Indian:

  • Bombay Bistro — Indian cuisine in a casual atmosphere.
    1353 Beacon Street, 617-734-2879
  • Rani – The best Indian restaurant in Brookline.
    1353 Beacon Street, 617-734-0400
  • Gourmet India – Fast, delicious and inexpensive Indian fare.
    1335 Beacon Street, 617-734-3971

Italian:

  • Bottega Fiorentina — Excellent Italian takeout.
    313B Harvard Street, 617-232-2661
  • Pomodoro — The food is wonderful and the atmosphere is warm and friendly. 24 Harvard Street, 617-566-4455
  • La Morra — Exceptional, authentic Italian with a warm & charming ambience. 48 Boylston Street, 617-739-0007

Japanese:

  • Mr. Sushi — A great destination for sushi-loving families.
    329 Harvard Street, 617-731-1122
  • Takeshima — Excellent Japanese food.
    308 Harvard Street, 617-566-0200
  • FuGaKyu — High end, top notch Japanese cuisine.
    1280 Beacon Street, 617-738-1268

Mexican:

  • Sol Azteca — Wonderful atmosphere, wonderful service,
    unbelievable salsa! 914A Beacon Street, 617-262-0909
  • Anna’s Taqueria — Best bang for your buck when it comes to
    quality burritos and quesadillas. 1412 Beacon Street, 617-739-7300

Middle Eastern:

  • Rami’s — Inexpensive Middle Eastern and Israeli food. Kosher.
    324 Harvard Street, 617-738-3577
  • Shawarma King — Authentic shawarma/kebab with excellent
    traditional wraps. 1383 Beacon Street, 617-731-6035

Pizza:

  • Upper Crust — One of the best pizza places in Boston.
    286 Harvard Street, 617-734-4900
  • Otto — A great new addition to our neighborhood.
    289 Harvard Street, 617-232-0014

Pub Food:

  • The Washington Square Tavern — Cozy, upscale popular bar with terrifically fresh food. 714 Washington Street, 617-232-8989
  • Matt Murphy’s Pub — Gourmet menu that far exceeds expectations for an Irish pub. Live music! 14 Harvard Street, 617-232-0188
  • The Corrib Pub — Local Irish pub. No frills.
    201 Harvard Street, 617-232-8787
  • Coolidge Corner Clubhouse — Sports bar and grill. Lots of televisions for the big games! Voted Best of Boston by Boston Magazine.
    307 Harvard Street, 617-566-4948

Russian:

  • Café Samovar — Authentic Russian cuisine.
    236 Washington Street, 617-232-0055
  • Stoli – Russian food with great service.
    213 Washington Street, 617-731-5070

Seafood:

  • Daily Catch — Fresh seafood in a cozy friendly environment.
    441A Harvard Street, 617-734-2700

Thai:

  • Khao Sarn — Delicious and authentic Thai food.
    Best of Boston. 250 Harvard Street, 617-566-7200
  • Rod Dee — This whole in the wall establishment is too good to be true. Inexpensive and delicious.
    1430 Beacon Street, 617-738-4977
  • Dok Bua — The place to go for Thai in Brookline.
    411 Harvard Street, 617-277-7087

Vietnamese:

  • Pho Lemongrass — Affordable quality Vietnamese food.
    Best of Boston. 239 Harvard Street, 617-731-8600