Here in Boston you will find plenty of hole-in-the-wall restaurants that are worth trying. Keep reading to learn more about our favorite hole in the wall restaurants in Boston!
For Chinese food lovers, Gourmet Dumpling House is a can’t-miss restaurant. This tiny joint is located in the heart of Chinatown and features a variety of buns, dumplings, and China soup.
Open: 11 AM to 10 PM
52 Beach St Boston, MA 02111
If you’re in Boston, you must know about Friendly Toast. This restaurant is a quirky place that serves breakfast, brunch, and dinner. Their brunch and bar menu is all day if that’s what you are wondering.
Open: 8 AM to 3 PM on weekdays; 8 AM to 8 PM on Fri, Sat and closes at 5 PM on Sunday.
35 Stanhope St Back Bay, MA 02116
La Famiglia Giorgio’s is so good that it reaches 4 stars with over 1506 reviews on Yelp. This restaurant is family-owned and they have successfully created an atmosphere that perfectly matches your family night. At La Famiglia's they serve a wide variety of choices for you to choose from 10 different fresh pasta, 20 sauces, and 18 vegetarian dishes.
Their pasta store is open 11 AM to 9 PM all week. While the dine-in hours are only from 4 PM to 9 PM on weekdays and 11 AM to 9 PM on weekends, grab-and-go meals are available.
112 Salem St Boston, MA 02113
You can find 4th Wall Restaurant & Bar at the Theatre District. This restaurant has drinks, food, and a lively ambiance that can make it a night you won’t forget with your friends.
Open: 4 PM to 2 PM (next day).
228 Tremont St Boston, MA 02116
The Daily Catch is known for its famous black pasta (made with squid ink). This Sicilian-Style restaurant has everything you can ask for, from the delicious Calamari to the classic Monkfish Masala. The Seafood Pasta is also a must-try with fresh ingredients from New England. They only have 6 tables and it usually gets packed, so make sure you have a reservation beforehand!
Open: 11 AM to 10:30 PM
323 Hanover St Boston, MA 02113
When you crave spicy boiled seafood, Bootleg Special will not disappoint you with its Cajun-Style and Southern-inspired menu. The seafood and the sauce are finger-licking good and is guaranteed to have you coming back for more. Bootleg Special also offers a brunch menu for weekends from 11 AM to 2:30 PM, and don’t miss out on the $1 Oysters all day Thursday!
Open: 4 PM to 10 PM on weekdays, 11 AM to 10 PM on weekends.
400 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116, United States
North End’s top choice when it comes to authentic Italian food is Giacomo's Ristorante. Giacomo’s specializes in Marsalas, Parmigianas, Linguine, Fettuccine and Ziti. Giacomo's has hands down the best Lobster Ravioli you can find in town. Don’t forget to bring cash.
Open: 12 PM to 10 PM
355 Hanover St Boston, MA 02113
If you are looking for a place to raise your mood, Beehive is the place to be! Located on Tremont Street, Beehive is a classic hole-in-the-wall featuring creative New American fare and live music. They have a great atmosphere with a jazzy vibe, perfect for a date night or hang out.
Open: 5 PM to 11 PM, open from 10 AM on weekends.
541 Tremont St Boston, MA 02116
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