Boston Restaurant Week is back and continues through Friday, restarting next Monday until March 29.
In the Back Bay, 18 restaurants are participating this round, which is a bit more expensive than the last restaurant week in August. Prices are:
- 3 Course Dinner for $38.13
- 3 Course Lunch for $20.13
- 2 Course Lunch for $15.13
With more than 200 restaurants to choose from in the Boston and Greater Boston area, there's something for everybody. You can search by neighborhood at RestaurantWeekBoston.com. But to make it easy, here's some of our favorites in the Back Bay:
- Mistral– 223 Columbus Ave.: Mistral serves modern, uncomplicated French cuisine, particularly that of the southern regions. The ever-changing menu ensures that every visit is a new experience, but classic options are always available.
- Red Lantern – 39 Stanhope St.: Red Lantern is an Asian fusion restaurant that offers a wide variety of dishes including spring rolls, fried rice, sushi rolls and noodles. The drink menu includes sake, scorpion bowls, martinis, cocktails and beer.
- Brasserie JO – 120 Huntington Ave.: Located inside Boston's Colonnade Hotel, Brasserie JO French Bistro is an elegant eatery serving breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. Its offerings include Alsace-style pizza, hanger steak, seafood, endive salad, coq au vin, crepes and escargot.
- Post 390 – 406 Stuart St.: Post 390 is an upscale restaurant that offers a wide range of options for lunch, dinner and brunch, including seafood, soups, salads and steaks. Some menu options include Atlantic swordfish, Scottish salmon, calamari, sirloin steak, skirt steak, pork rib eye, organic chicken, oysters, clams, New England clam chowder, shrimp cocktail and more.
- Towne Stove and Spirits – 900 Boylston St.: The modern, elegant Towne offers gourmet American cuisine. Its dinner menu include classic dishes, enhanced with regional or international touches. It also features a floor-to-ceiling, window-lined banquet hall overlooking Back Bay on its second floor.
- Top of the Hub – 800 Boylston St.: This restaurant offers perhaps the best view in Boston. Partnered with the Skywalk Observatory, Top of the Hub is located on the top floor of the Prudential Tower. Offering fine dining with an eclectic twist, dishes reflect a variety of influences including local, West Coast and Asian.
- Where else do you recommend? Tell us in the comments.