Places to eat
These restaurants are a 2-10 minute walk from the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel.
Morton’s the Steakhouse
2 Seaport Lane
Steakhouse, Seafood, Steak $$$$
Morton’s The Steakhouse, the nation’s premier steakhouse group, specializes in classic, hearty fare, serving generous portions of USDA prime aged beef, as well as fresh fish, lobster and chicken entrees. The menu features a variety of favorite cuts, including a 24 ounce porterhouse, which is the house specialty; a 16 ounce New York Strip and a 12 ounce double cut filet.
140 Seaport Boulevard
Steak, Seafood $$$
OCEAN PRIME is a modern American restaurant and lounge from renowned restaurateur Cameron Mitchell. Located in the Seaport District, OCEAN PRIME Boston delivers an extraordinary experience to guests. Inspired by the harbor, the restaurant warm woods, leather booths and a piano lounge, creating a sophisticated setting for cocktails, a power lunch or an indulgent dinner.
270 Northern Avenue
Seafood: $$-Floor 1 | $$$$-Floor 2
Legal Harborside is Legal Sea Foods’ 20,000 square foot flagship property on the Boston Waterfront, comprising three floors and three different concepts under one (retractable) roof. You’ll find a nod to their heritage on the first floor hull, with a casual menu of seafood favorites with a twist, an oyster bar and a market. The second floor dining room offers cuisine prepared with sensible creativity for celebratory eating and private dining events. And those that visit the third floor promenade deck will enjoy a four-season rooftop lounge with a retractable glass roof and walls for cocktails and bites.
The Daily Catch Seaport
2 Northern Avenue
Seafood, Sicilian, Italian $$$
With our black pasta dish: Aglio Olio rated top 100 in the country, The Daily Catch – Seaport is considered by many as the best place to enjoy Pasta, Seafood and most importantly Calamari in Boston. Footsteps from the water, you can enjoy the ocean breeze while sipping wine or cocktails on their Outdoor Patio. Or you can sit in any of their newly renovated dining rooms with stunning views of the Boston Harbor and City Skyline while taking in the aroma of fresh ingredients from their open kitchen.
M.J. O’Connors Waterfront
425 Summer Street
Irish, American $$
A favorite Irish pub for visitors and local alike, visit MJ O’Connor’s for delicious pub fare, American food, local craft beers and an extensive draft beer selection. Menu features include award winning New England Clam Chowder, Fish & Chips, fresh seafood, and steak entrees. MJ’s is conveniently located in the Seaport District of South Boston, directly next to the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in the Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel. The pub has a beautiful recently renovated patio with soft seating and areas to gather with large groups.
Legal Test Kitchen
225 Northern Avenue
Legal Test Kitchen (LTK), a Legal Sea Foods concept, ventures into uncharted waters and pushes the boundaries of innovation in premium food and drink. Multicultural dining options and inspired seasonal cocktails cast a wide net in attracting those who have an appetite for fun.
155 Seaport Boulevard
Playing a leading role in defining what was then a “new” cuisine to American diners, Rosa Mexicano delivers authentic Mexican cooking in an accessible, stylishly festive atmosphere. Their menu features a range of award-winning signature dishes, including our Guacamole en Molcajete, prepared in a traditional lava rock mortar. Rosa Mexicano is also known for the Frozen Pomegranate Margarita, as well as the stylish and festive ambiance that includes the 15 foot water wall.
No Name Restaurant
15 1/2 Fish Pier Street W
Seafood, Steak, Vegetarian $$
No Boston family has been serving seafood longer than the Contos family at No Name restaurant on Boston’s Fish Pier. For almost a century they’ve delivered the freshest catches to folks who have come from all over the world to enjoy a memorable meal. The No Name restaurant has become as synonymous with Beantown as Paul Revere and Fenway Park- with good reason. They serve great food in a friendly atmosphere.
Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House
250 Northern Avenue
Steakhouse, Steak, Seafood $$$
Del Frisco’s in Boston is nestled in the lavish Seaport District development in historical Liberty Wharf. Featuring spectacular harbor views, a sprawling waterfront patio and a grand circular bar, their main dining room is flanked with your choice of deep booths, private and semiprivate dining rooms. The sleek modern interior features a one-of-a-kind art collection designed to create an extraordinary Boston steakhouse experience.
225 Northern Avenue
Located in the heart of the booming Seaport District, Salvatore’s is an upscale restaurant and bar on the waterfront. It was created by Sal Lupoli and is the result of his undying passion for high quality, authentic cuisine at an unbeatable value. Salvatore’s is complete with private dining rooms, full bar and a warm ambience reminiscent of the Lupoli family’s Italian roots.
These restaurants are a 15-25 minute walk from the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel.
Chart House Restaurant
60 Long Wharf
Seafood, Steak $$$
An incredible landmark location on Boston’s Long Wharf, Chart House is situated in the Gardiner Building – the restored 18th-century offices of American Patriot John Hancock. Combine the extraordinary setting with outstanding cuisine and it’s not hard to see why the restaurant is a longtime favorite. From fresh fish specialties to slow-roasted prime rib, their renowned chefs have tailored a menu to complement local cuisine while introducing a hint of the exotic.
Legal Seafood—Long Wharf
255 State Street
The signature dish at Legal Sea Foods – really fresh fish. Enjoy ocean-side dining just steps from the New England Aquarium. Their restaurant couldn’t be more convenient to the Financial District, Freedom Trail, Faneuil Hall and waterfront hotels.
170 Milk Street
American, Comfort Food, Gastro Pub $$
A place where rustic and modern elements meld seamlessly to create a casually-stylish environment. Making its home in the Charles Bulfinch designed building constructed in 1816, this 250 seat restaurant has two floors, two bars, exposed kitchen, patio, and panoramic al fresco style windows. There is an emphasis on Slow Food principles, fresh seafood, farmer’s market produce and dynamic presentations. There is a focus on healthy preparations and locally sourced ingredients; simple comfort food concepts enhanced by contemporary accompaniments.
Union Oyster House
41 Union Street
The Union Oyster House, located on the Freedom Trail, near Faneuil Hall, enjoys the unique distinction of being America’s oldest restaurant. The Boston fixture, housed in a building dating back to pre-revolutionary days, started serving food in 1826 and has continued ever since with the stalls and oyster bar, where Daniel Webster was a constant customer, in their original positions.
Anthem Kitchen and Bar
101 South Market Street
Anthem Kitchen + Bar offers a beautiful sweeping space overlooking the Old South Meeting House in historic Faneuil Hall. With fresh seafood, burgers, award winning New England Clam Chowder, and lobster dishes, the menu includes creative twists on classic American favorites.
These restaurants are a 20-30 minute walk from the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel.
417 Hanover Street
Nick Varano invites you to enjoy superlative and classic Italian fare in this boldly colored and romantic atmosphere. NICO’s friendly and enthusiastic staff set the bar for quality customer service. The kitchen is under the direction and expertise of celebrated Boston chef, Salvatore Firicano.
307 Hanover Street
Italian, Sicilian, Mediterranean $$
Intimate Italian dining in the North End. Large open front overlooking all the action on Hanover St, the main street in the North End. Marble tables, brick walls, large Black and White photos of the family in Sicily. This is truly like taking a trip to an Italian restaurant in a little Italian village. The menu offers a combination of the styles of the Chef / Owner’s family, and modern inspiration and applications. We are always striving to keep our food fresh, flavorful and true to our culinary traditions.
La Famiglia Giorgio’s
112 Salem Street
“Like eating at an Italian relative’s home”, this North End spot doles out “huge, heaping” portions of Roman dishes doused in “fantastic” sauces from a “no-frills” “brick” setting; since “you get more than you can eat” for “very reasonable prices” served by a crew that “allows you to just relax”, most leave “happy and full.”
3 North Square
Italian, Mediterranean $$$
Nationally acclaimed Italian cuisine served in five elegant dining rooms within an historic 1830 brick townhouse overlooking America’s oldest public square – North Square – in the heart of Boston’s North End neighborhood.
24 Fleet Street
Italian, Mediterranean $$
Chef/Owner Anthony Caturano’s unique cooking style brings old world traditional Italian and Mediterranean cuisine to Boston’s North End. A full bar and over 500 wines to choose from enhance the experience.
29 Prince Street
Located in the heart of the North End, their menu features Authentic Italian cuisine with daily specials. They offer a full bar and an extensive Wine List.
104 Salem Street
Again and again, North End neighbors have been returning to this old-school Italian bistro serving terrific homestyle classics since 1985; the result is a comfy family vibe in the intimate dining room, helped along by a friendly, professional staff that makes everyone feel welcome the minute they walk in the door.
14 Parmenter Street
The divine aromas of homestyle classic Italian comfort food make patrons feel like they’ve stepped into Little Italy at this tiny eatery hailed as one of the best red-sauce joints in the North End; extra draws are large portions at tabs that don’t kill the wallet and a staff that aspires to providing a great experience every time.
Modern Pastry (Dessert)
257 Hanover Street
Modern Pastry is a family owned and operated Italian Bakery. They are backed by three generations of innovative master chefs, and utilize over 150 years of “Old World” Italian recipes, methods, and experience. They strive for excellence in every product they offer, and have continuously received recognition and various awards for their product quality as a result.