Monday, Apr 24, 2023 12:00p -
Friday, Jun 30, 2023 11:30p

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It would take a robust schedule to sample every wonderful restaurant in Boston (have you seen our neighborhood series featuring great spots in Back Bay, the South End, and Somerville?) and we’re about to add a few more dining experiences to your list. These bars and restaurants are brand new and begging for a visit. Which will you hit first?

by Celina Colby

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1) Bar Vlaha

Where: Washington Square

Info: Enjoy the cuisine of the Greek countryside at this cozy neighborhood spot. The menu and cocktail list use ingredients native to the region and the space is designed to feel like visiting yiayias house. Opened in March 2023. 

2) ReelHouse Oyster Bar

Where: Seaport

Info: Expanding from their first location in East Boston, ReelHouse has opened this cozy oyster bar in the Seaport overlooking the Boston Harbor. On nice days take advantage of the waterfront patio.

3) Silver Dove Afternoon Tea

Where: Downtown

Info: Enjoy a modernized afternoon tea service at Silver Dove featuring tea-themed cocktails, savory canapés, and an extensive selection of teas. Opened in February 2023. 

4) Shojo Cambridge

Where: Central Square

Info: Chef and restaurateur Brian Moy is bringing his contemporary take on Asian Cuisine from Chinatown to Cambridge. This second location of Shojo will feature all the favorites of the first, including the Shōjōnator burger. 

5) Barlette

Where: Coolidge Corner

Info: This unique BYOB bar provides an intimate space, handmade mixers, and a multi-course menu of bar snacks. Guests mix their own cocktails or bring a bottle of wine to split. Opened in April 2023. 

6) Row 34 Cambridge 

Where: Kendall Square

Info: This popular seafood spot has expanded from the Seaport to Kendall Square, serving up oysters, lobster rolls, and an elaborate crawfish boil. 

7) Borrachito Taqueria & Spirits

Where: Seaport

Info: Order made-from-scratch tacos at the retro taqueria in front and then venture through a freezer door to the hidden cocktail bar at this new spot in the Seaport. Opened in April 2023. 

8) Hue

Where: Back Bay

Info: Part speakeasy, part supper club, part bar, Hue offers craft cocktails and American cuisine with an Asian twist in a trendy and tasteful space. Opened in March 2023. 

9) ICA Wine + Coffee Bar

Where: Seaport

Info: After perusing the museum’s artwork, select a sip from a natural wine list curated by Lauren Friel of Rebel Rebel and Dear Annie. This new spot also offers small bites and beautiful views of the Boston Harbor.

10) Medium Rare Lounge

Where: Everett

Info: The Medium Rare Lounge, tucked into Encore’s Rare Steakhouse, is a vibrant cocktail lounge perfect for pre-dinner drinks or an after-dinner glass of scotch. Opened in April 2023. 

11) Yego Coffee

Where: Somerville

Info: This Rwandan coffee shop in Somerville serves high-quality, ethically sourced coffee and espresso drinks and a selection of pastries. Opened in March 2023. 

12) Lakon Paris Patisserie

Where: Coolidge Corner

Info: This popular French patisserie serves authentic croissants, tarts, mousse, and other goodies baked daily as well as coffee and espresso drinks. Opened in March 2023. 

13) Park-9 Dog Bar

Where: Everett

Info: At Park-9 Dog Bar you can sip a cocktail and chat with friends while your canine companions play in the indoor/outdoor dog park specifically designed for them. The menu has plenty of artisanal dog treats to offer as well. Opened in April 2023. 

14) Chattermark Distillers

Where: Charlestown

Info: After a soft opening in November, Chattermark Distillers officially opened in April. Chattermark is Boston’s only bourbon & rye distillery, craft scratch-made spirits from local ingredients in Charlestown. Grand opening April 2023 

15) Across the Border Vegan & Vegetarian

Where: Jamaica Plain

Info: After years of running a successful Tex-Mex food truck, the team at Across the Border has opened a brick-and-mortar restaurant in Jamaica Plain. Don’t sleep on the Cheeto burrito. Opened in February 2023. 

16) Back Door Donuts @ Loretta’s Last Call

Where: Fenway

Info: Behind Loretta’s Last Call in Fenway you can get after-hours donuts from the popular Martha’s Vineyard shop Back Door Donuts. The apple fritters taste a little bit sweeter after dark. Opened in March 2023.

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