Where to Dine during Restaurant Week in Boston

By Lindsey Paradis | March 19, 2018 | Food & Drink

It’s a foodie’s favorite time of the year—restaurant week in Boston! Starting March 18, dine out at one of these nine eateries in the city's hottest neighborhoods, all serving up special menus.

Back Bay

Bistro du Midi

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Take in views of the Public Garden as you dine on French fare with a New England twist. Serving up both a three-course lunch and dinner, we suggest their delish beetroot gnocchi main and the refreshing and indulgent matcha panna cotta, with passion fruit gel and black sesame ice cream to wrap up your five-star meal. Lunch, three courses for $25; Dinner, three courses for $38. 272 Boylston St., 617-426-7878

Davio’s

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Nosh on world-class Italian eats this Dine Out Week at Davio’s. With both brunch and dinner menus, you’ll have your pick of mouth-watering sweet and savory dishes such as Belgian waffles with a fruit compote, or braised beef short ribs. Lunch, three courses for $25,;Dinner, three courses for $38. 75 Arlington St., 617-357-4810

Post 390

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Escape Boston’s chilly weather by cozying on up to one of the many fireplaces at this farm-to-table joint. For a frosty day, their heirloom carrot soup is absolutely divine, as well as the rest of their hearty gub. Dinner, three courses for $38 with pairings for $22. 406 Stuart St., 617-399-0015

Cambridge

Harvest

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If we’re graced with warmer weather, definitely take advantage of Harvest’s garden courtyard. Starting March 19, this Cambridge eatery will be serving up special menus for both lunch and dinner with options such as spicy chicken tacos, Rohan duck soup, seafood paella, and grilled radicchio salad. Lunch, three courses for $25; Dinner, three courses for $38. 44 Brattle St., Cambridge, 617-868-2255

ArtBar Restaurant

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Located within the swanky Royal Sonesta, this cool locale is cooking up scrumptious seafood favorites. While you wait, take in the restaurant’s unique showcasing of art. We suggest snagging the riverside seating if possible. Lunch, three courses for $25; Dinner, three courses for $38. Royal Sonesta Boston, 40 Edwin H Land Blvd., Cambridge, 617-806-4122

Dante

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Fill up on tanto pasta and other traditional dishes that are sure to leave you with a food baby of epic proportions (not that you’ll be complaining). Dinner for $33. Royal Sonesta Boston, 40 Edwin H Land Blvd., Cambridge, 617-497-4200

Chestnut Hill

Besito

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Extra guac please! This Mexican eatery is offering up their full dinner menu, filled with sweet and savory tacos as well as other authentic cuisine. You’ll get a three course meal that includes their famous (and delicious!) Tres Leches for dessert. Dinner for $30. The Shops at Chestnut Hill, 199 Boylston St., Chestnut Hill, 617-527-1155

South End

Gaslight Brasserie

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Parlez Vous? This hip French-style brasserie is serving up a decadent and to-die-for menu this restaurant week. We’re already daydreaming about their dark chocolate truffle cake with grand marnier creme fraiche. Dinner for $33. 560 Harrison Ave., 617-422-0224

Aquitaine Bar a vin Bistrot

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Treat yourself to a fabulous Parisian dinner at this South End spot. Their very delicious, and traditional French menu, is the perfect opportunity to try something new. Dinner for $33. 569 Tremont St., 617-424-8577



Photography by: Photography courtesy of Bistro du Midi; Aquitane Bar a vin Bistrot; Besito; Gaslight Brasserie; Post390; Dante; via facebook.com/daviosboston; facebook.com/artbarcambridge; facebook.com/dineatharvest