Eat Like a Local: Boston

posted on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at 11:17:40 AM

Boston offers a wonderful blend of stylish sophistication and historic New England charm. Catch a Red Sox game at Fenway Park, wander through the Boston Common and Gardens, walk the Freedom Trail, explore the Boston Tea Party ship, and so much more! Get a room at the conveniently located Boston Marriott Long Wharf, right by the water, and use this guide to get meals at some of Boston’s best restaurants, all within a half a mile of the hotel.
 

Union Oyster House
Cuisine: Seafood

The Union Oyster House is located right on the famous Freedom Trail, near Faneuil Hall. Union Oyster House’s claim to fame is that it is the oldest restaurant in America – they started serving food in 1826, in a building that dates back to the Pre-Revolutionary days. Union Oyster House offers New England classics including clam chowder, shrimp cocktail, lobster rolls and an oyster bar, where the shuck the oysters right in front of you. Those looking for a Boston classic should definitely take the short .4 mile walk from the hotel over to the Union Oyster House.

Faneuil Hall
Cuisine: Marketplace

Fortunately, the hotel is located directly across the street from the one and only Faneuil Hall. Faneuil Hall offers history, shopping and of course, dining. The Marketplace features full sit-down restaurants, such as Hillstone and Bertucci’s, in addition to dozens and dozens of food stands and stalls. Visitors can find New England classics such as chowder and lobster rolls in addition to a wide range of other favorite cuisines like Indian and Thai. Faneuil Hall Marketplace has something for everyone and is a must-see Boston staple!

Billy Tse
Cuisine: Chinese

Billy Tse’s boasts “Boston’s finest Chinese and Pan-Asian cuisine.” From fresh sushi to Pad Thai to Sesame Chicken, everyone’s favorite Asian dish is offered at Billy Tse, with their famously diverse menu. Fast service, good food and a great location by the waterfront makes Billy Tse’s worth the visit with a short .4 mile walk along the water.

Giacomo’s Ristorante
Cuisine: Italian

Everyone loves Giacomo’s Ristorante. Noted as some of the best Italian food not only in the North End but in all of Boston, regulars say this place is worth the wait – as the line is often long! Personal preference is the rule at Giacomo’s, you can’t really go wrong. Also expect great service from this Little Italy staple. Note that Giacomo’s is cash only, but fortunately only a-half-mile walk from the hotel. “Everything is delicious” here, so definitely get a spot in line for your classic Italian meal and don’t miss out on Giacomo’s Ristorante.

Waterline
Cuisine: New American -- Seafood

Grab a table by the water at the Boston Marriot Long Wharf’s very own Waterline. Waterline offers classic New England fare, an incredible view and great atmosphere. With numerous small plates, sandwiches, salads and larger dishes, they have something for every appetite. Waterline favorites include lots of seafood, such as the crab cakes and clam chowder, and their specialty cocktails.

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