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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Restaurant
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“Good burgers, beers and right in the middle of all the action. This place opened up their second location in Harvard Square recently and it's worth a stop if you're in the area.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Very popular Middle Eastern restaurant. Get the shwarma wrap. Don't forget to pick up a cup of their pink condiment sauce when you check out. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Great local Italian-style pizza place. Great for take out. They also deliver! ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Donut Shop
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“So old school! Workerbees and retirees have their regular weekday tables, and families come early on weekends for breakfast and their favorite donuts. I love the family who has owned and run the place for as long as anyone can remember. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Korean Restaurant
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“Best Korean tofu stew (sundubu jjigae) in Boston. Allston location may have a long wait, especially during the winter, but they also have a location in Kenmore Square. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
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“Upscale bar in the Liberty Hotel with soaring ceilings & cocktails made with house-infused liquors. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Historic Site
“It’s on the top of the hill in South Boston, you will see it from the far - the white tower that looks like a church. It is hard to find the parking there but maybe you will be lucky to find the visitor space. Great place for the view of Boston and the dog walk. This location is close to Broadway (my favorite restaurants there are Capo, Lincoln and Loco and Lithuanian Club)”
  • 7 locals recommend
Pharmacy
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  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Homestyle Italian recipes are the specialty at this trattoria near Massachusetts General Hospital.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Clothes Shop
“Great place to shop for decent quality clothing at reduced prices and is a 12 minute walk away”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Maria's is the underdog in a long-standing feud between Mike's, Modern, and Maria's Pastry. Weigh in on who has the best cannoli! ~$5”
  • 10 locals recommend
Light Rail Station
“The "B" train of the Green Line is only a couple blocks from the front door (turn left down the street). This stop on the "T" Transit Service connects you to all of Boston and Cambridge.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Cupcake Shop
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“This shop was on one of those baking TV shows apparently. And it's really really good.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Vietnamese Restaurant
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“1. A Famous traditional Vietnamese cuisine. Many people specifically came to buy the food including myself. 2. Fast food style, long waiting line every time I visit but it worths.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
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“If you want Japanese food, this is in Watertown b ut the closest really good Japanese restaurant. Very fresh fish and sushi.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
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“Upscale restaurant -- on the pricey side, but very good food. Open 5pm-midnight Sun-Thur, 5pm-1am Sat-Sun.”
  • 6 locals recommend