Dining in the Back Bay means you never run out of options.
From the sidewalk cafes that dot Newbury Street to the 45,000 square feet of delicious options at Eataly’s Prudential Center location, when it comes to restaurants the Back Bay has got you covered.
In this post, we’re going to take you through some of the hottest Back Bay restaurants going. So, before you make reservations for this weekend, check out this list.
Let’s take a look!

Luke’s Lobster Boston

Lobster and Boston go together like, well...you know what we mean. Although there’s lots of places in Boston to get a great lobster roll, none is more popular right now than Luke’s Lobster. Get authentic, fresh, and sustainable Maine lobster daily, right on Exeter Street.

Lolita Cocina & Tequila Bar

On those chilly winter nights, few things are better for getting warm than a little bit of tequila. So let Lolita Cocina & Tequila Bar help get you through as we wait for spring. In addition to the tasty Mexican style fare, the gothic inspired lounge makes for a great spot for drinks.

Saltie Girl

When you’re dining in the Back Bay you can never have too much seafood, right? That’s why we had to include Saltie Girl Seafood Bar on the list. Inspired by Barcelona, it serves up a huge selection small plate style, perfect for sharing or a quick bite before dinner.

Red Lantern

If you’re looking to find a Back Bay restaurant that is super trendy and sophisticated for that perfect date night, you can’t go wrong with Red Lantern. As one of the sexier spots in Boston this hot spot serves Chinese inspired dishes and fresh sushi.

OAK Long Bar + Kitchen

Authentic farm to table American style cuisine is all the rage right now, and OAK Long Bar + Kitchen does not disappoint. Not only do they source all of their ingredients from local farmers and purveyors they also feature specialty hand crafted cocktails too.
While there are always new dining spots popping up in the neighborhood, these are just a handful of the hottest Back Bay restaurants right now. So, if you’ve been thinking about trying somewhere new this weekend for brunch or dinner, give one of these a try. You won’t regret it!