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South Boston's top 10 restaurants & bars to hit before summer ends

Six West Broadway, South Boston

When it was time to reopen outdoor seating at restaurants in phase two of Massachusetts’s reopening plan, 200 restaurants in Boston that were not equipped for outdoor seating received temporary approval to take over a portion of the sidewalks and street parking to accommodate their guests. Luckily, a handful of South Boston’s best restaurants and bars were included in this approval, and the neighborhood is more energetic than ever. 

If you’re new to South Boston and not sure where to go, we’ve listed a variety of options. Here are the top 10 best restaurants & bars in Southie that are a must before summer ends!

SIX WEST – A new South Boston rooftop bar located at 6 West Broadway on the top floor of Cambria Hotel Boston. Enjoy sweeping city views and watch the sun set over Back Bay.

LOCO TAQUERIA & OYSTER BAR – “Rock out with your guac out!” A funky, yet trendy Mexican restaurant & bar located diagonally across the street from Lincoln tavern. Enjoy Loco’s taco’s, margaritas, and some oysters from their raw bar!  

CAPO RESAUARANT & SUPPER CLUB – Italian restaurant & Supper Club. Now offering frozen cocktails to go & three different dining spaces!

LINCOLN TAVERN & RESTAURANT – Classic American Tavern located in the heart of South Boston – Try their Wood Fired Pizza’s, Beer, & Crafted Cocktails.

FAT BABY – Asian restaurant & bar offering sushi, Sake, & cocktails!

CISCO BREWERS – Venture out of South Boston and head into Seaport District for a cold beer or frozen wine at Cisco Brewers Nantucket beer garden.

ENVOY LOOKOUT ROOFTOP – See the best views of Downtown Boston from Envoy Hotel’s rooftop lounge and enjoy cocktails and small plates.

THE BROADWAY – A trendy South Boston bar & restaurant located on South Boston’s east side. Offering cocktails to go and open for brunch, dinner, and takeout.

COPPERSMITH – Located on South Boston’s west side, Coppersmith was converted from a former copper foundry to what is now a dining room with food trucks & a raw bar–equipped roof deck.

PLAYWRIGHT – American restaurant & pub located on South Boston’s East Broadway.  Filled with music & book references.

Top 10 Best Restaurants in East Boston

Reelhouse in Jeffries Point, East Boston

As a growing and developing neighborhood, you may be wondering what restaurants are in East Boston? You don’t have to look any further – We’ve listed out some of the best dining/takeout spots in Eastie for you! In East Boston, you have options from Italian restaurants, some of Boston’s best pizza spots, Australian pies, Mexican restaurants, seafood, gastro pubs, and more. 

Here are ten of East Boston’s best restaurants to try out whether you’re visiting the area or moving into the neighborhood!

-Rino’s Place – A very popular Italian restaurant, and one of East Boston’s staples. Rino’s is conveniently located on 258 Saratoga Street in East Boston. Rino’s is known for its red sauce and plates of ravioli. 

-Pazza on Porter – A new Italian-American restaurant offering a very energetic atmosphere in East Boston’s Jeffries Point. 

-Cunard Tavern – Authentically Eastie, Cunard Tavern is an American restaurant inspired by the nautical history of East Boston. Located in Jeffries Point at 24 Orleans Street. 

-Reelhouse – Ocean to table harborside restaurant located on East Boston’s waterfront. At Reelhouse you can experience Chef Marc Orfaly’s ocean to tableside menu and complimentary water taxi’s from Pier 6 in Charlestown as well. 

-Santarpio’s Pizza – Family owned New York-style pizza. One of Boston’s best pizza joints located on 111 Chelsea Street. 

-Dirty Water Dough – Boston-style craft pizza and sandwiches located in Back Bay and East Boston.

-KO at the Shipyard – Originally located in Southie, KO Pies relocated to East Boston on 256 Marginal Street and serves their guests' Australian meat and vegetable pies. 

-Renegades Pub – Classic American pub offering craft New England beers, cocktails, and whiskeys. Pair your beer with their pub-style burgers and great appetizers!

-Taqueria Jalisco – A storefront Mexican eatery serving tacos & carne asada, among other Mexican staples. 

-Angela’s Café – Known for its fresh in-house guacamole and mole sauce, Angela’s Café is a favorite of many offering their guests breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Located on 131 Lexington Street!

La Hacienda – All you can eat brunch on weekends! La Hacienda is a Mexican restaurant located on 150 Meridian Street. 

 

Looking to live in East Boston?  Check out Elevated’s new luxury condo developments coming soon.

631 Saratoga 

Unit 2 | $499,000 | 2 beds/1 bath | 925 Sq. Ft. | bi-level duplex

Unit 3 | $599,000 | 2 beds/2 bath | 995 Sq. Ft. 

Unit 4 | $625,000 | 2 beds/2 baths |891 Sq. Ft. | Roof deck

347 Maverick 

347 Maverick will be The Elevated Companies newest luxury construction condo development featuring 9 luxury condo units + 9 private parking spots. Become an Elevated buyer and 

North End No Fee Luxury Apartments

Lovejoy Wharf, North End Boston

Known as Boston little Italy consisting of many Italian restaurants, the North End consists of many Italian restaurants and new luxury residences. The North End has a very centralized location conveniently located just steps away from Downtown, Beacon Hill, and Seaport District. Here is a complete list of no fee apartment buildings along with new condos. 

Hub 50 House

Building type: On-site garage parking, business center, outdoor skyline deck, fitness center, sky pool, additional storage, fire pits, coffee bar, woof deck & pet spa, bike storage, and more. 

Price range: $3,000-$11,000

Tenant Incentives: No broker fee, and up to two months free on select leases.

Avalon North Station

Building type: Luxury apartments with concierge services, garage parking, fitness center, common green space, and more. 

Price range: $2,400-$9,000

Tenant Incentives: No broker fee, and 1 month free on select leases with an additional two weeks free if you apply 3 days after your initial tour.

One Canal

Building type: 24-hour concierge services, pet-friendly, roof deck with pool and cabanas, fitness center, garage parking, clubroom, multiple terraces, and more.

Price range: $2,500-$11,000

Tenant incentives: No broker fee, currently up to six weeks free on select leases.

 

Luxury Condos in the North End

Lovejoy Wharf

Building type: Luxury Condos, valet parking, conference room, dog spa, fireside lounge, health & wellness space, waterfront rooftop terrace, and more. 

1 bedrooms from $725,000+ | 572 Sq. Ft. + 

2 bedrooms from $1,299,000+ | 1,256 Sq. Ft. +

3 bedrooms from $2,299,000+ | 1,664 Sq. Ft. + 

Forecaster 121

Condos

Unit 306 | $1,299,000 | 2 beds / 2 baths | 1,058 Sq. Ft.

Unit 501 | $1,285,000 | 2 beds / 2 baths | 1,038 Sq. Ft.

Unit 207 | $999,000 | 2 beds / 2 baths | 945 Sq. Ft.

Unit 209 | $974,999 | 1 bed / 2 baths | 1,055 Sq. Ft.

Unit 803 | $929,000 | 2 beds / 2 baths | 963 Sq. Ft.

Unit 505 | $525,000 | 1 bed / 1 bath | 481 Sq. Ft. 

Rentals

Unit 708 | $3,800 | 2 beds / 2 baths | 890 Sq. Ft.

Unit 307 | $3,750 | 2 beds / 2 baths | 990 Sq. Ft.

Unit 509 | $3,200 | 1 bed / 1 bath | 735 Sq. Ft.

Unit 706 | $2,500 | 1 bed / 1 bath | 487 Sq. Ft.

Unit 605 | $2,200 | 1 bed / 1 bath | 482 Sq. Ft.

No Fee Luxury Apartments in East Boston

Portside at East Pier

Building Type: Full-Service, Concierge, Amenities, Garage Parking

Price Range: $2,322-$5,400

Tenant Incentives: No broker fee, 1 month free on select leases

Boston East

Building type: Concierge services, indoor garage parking, access to Harborwalk, courtyard with fire pit and lounge areas, club room with WiFi and fireplace, and more.

Price range: $2,250-$5,000

Tenant incentives: No broker fee

DOX Clippership Wharf

Building type: Concierge services, patios with grills and fire pits, Harborwalk, water taxi, private work from home stations, underground garage, dog wash, and more.

Price range: $2,600-$5,800

Tenant Incentives: No broker fee, and 1.5 months free on select leases

The Eddy

Building Type: Full-Service, Concierge, Waterfront Pool, Garage Parking, free delivery available from Reel House, direct access to Boston Water Taxi, high-efficiency LED lighting, Nest Learning Thermostats, modern fitness facilities, and more.

Price Range: $2,300-$5,000

Tenant Incentives: No Broker Fee

Condos in East Boston: Seville

Amenities

-Dedicated Garage Parking for Select Units

-Expansive Roof Deck

-Fitness Center

-Large Capacity Laundry

-Bike Storage, Pet Washing Area

-Electric Car Charging

Availability

Condos:

Unit 505

$885,000 | 2 Beds / 2 Baths | 1,078 Sq. Ft.

Unit 506

$725,000 | 2 Beds / 2 Baths | 1,222 Sq. Ft.

Unit 411

$699,999 | 2 Beds / 2 Baths | 1,055 Sq. Ft.

Rentals:

Unit 402

$2,595/month | 1 bed / 1 bath | 800 Sq. Ft. | 1 parking space | Available 8/1

Unit 203

$2,395/month | 1 bed / 1 bath | 770 Sq. Ft. | 1 parking space | Available 9/1

Luxury Apartments in Back Bay & South End.

Two of Boston’s most picturesque neighborhoods – South End and Back Bay have some of the best residences to offer.  Residents have the choice between the traditional row style homes or the new luxury buildings that have made their way to these two culturally rich neighborhoods. We’ve mapped out the pricing and amenities for luxury buildings that require NO fees in Back Bay and South End – check them out here.

SOUTH END

345 Harrison Apartments

Building Type: Full-Service, Concierge, Luxury Amenities, Garage Parking, and more.

Price Range: $2,200-$8,000

Tenant Incentives: No broker fee, 1 Month Free on Select Leases

Troy Boston Apartments

Building Type: Full-Service, Concierge, Luxury Amenities, Swimming Pool, Sky Lounge, Garage Parking, and more.

Price Range: $2,400-$6,000

Tenant Incentives: No broker fee

Girard Apartments

Building Type: Underground garage parking, 24-hour fitness center, electric car charging station, 24-hour concierge, rooftop terrace with fire pits and grills, and more. 

Pricing: $2,950 - $5,000 | 3-bed apartments coming soon.

Tenant Incentives: No broker fee, 1 month free special on select homes.

 

Luxury condominiums coming soon to the South End: 100 Shawmut & The Quinn.

 

BACK BAY

Avalon at Exeter

Building Type: Ultra-Luxury, Full-Service, Concierge, Luxury Amenities, Garage Parking, and more.

Price Range: $3,500-$15,000

Tenant Incentives: No broker fee, and one month free on select leases.

30 Dalton –

Building type: Double-height lounge featuring a fitness center, private dining, and more.

Price range: $3,500-$11,850

Tenant Incentives: No broker fee, and one month free on select leases.

Garrison Square – 7 Harcourt Street

Building type: Concierge services, fitness center, furnished apartments available, extra storage on-site, parking garage, rooftop terrace with grills, and more.  

Price range: $2,900-$7,000

Tenant Incentives: $250+ security deposit, no broker fee, and six weeks of free rent on select leases.

 

Coming to Back Bay in 2022: Raffles Ultra Luxury Hotel & Residences.

 

CONTACT US

Contact us for showings, floor plans, and pricing for all luxury apartments in Back Bay and South End. 

Not sure where to go in Back Bay? We've mapped it out for you here.

No Fee Luxury Apartments in Seaport Boston

Live in Seaport’s luxury apartments without paying any rental fees!  Elevated's experienced leasing team places clients in full-service buildings where the upfront costs are minimal. Most of the new buildings in Boston only require a security deposit up to $500 to hold a unit and first month's rent upon move in. They also pay your broker! We can save you $10,000+. Check out this list of where you can live in the luxurious Seaport neighborhood free of fees!

SEAPORT RESIDENCES

The Benjamin

Building Type: Full-service, concierge, luxury amenities, downtown views, garage parking

Pricing: $2,900-$8,000

Tenant Incentives: No broker fee, $500 security deposit, concessions

The Via

Building Type: Full-service, concierge, luxury amenities, downtown views, garage parking

Pricing: $2,400-$8,500

Tenant Incentives: No broker fee, $500 security deposit, two months’ free if you sign this week

Watermark

Building Type: Full-service, concierge, luxury amenities, downtown views, garage parking

Pricing: $2,900-$8,900

Tenant Incentives: No broker fee, $500 security deposit

100 Pier 4

Building Type: Full-service, concierge, luxury amenities, downtown views, garage parking

Pricing: $2,300-$13,300

Tenant Incentives: No broker fee, offering 1 month free on select leases, $250 Security Deposit, and flexible rent terms.

NEMA

Building Type: Full-service, concierge, luxury amenities, downtown views, garage parking

Pricing: $2,450-$7,900

Tenant Incentives: No broker fee, 1 month free on select leases

Waterside Place

Building Type: Full-service, concierge, luxury amenities, downtown views, garage parking

Pricing: $2,700-$7,000

Tenant Incentives: No broker fee

Coming soon to Seaport District

Echelon Apartments - Echelon's third tower dedicated for apartments only is coming this October & November - but you don't have to wait. Contact us for condo availability, and current condo rentals in Echelon Seaport today!

St. Regis Residences - Construction has begun and completion is expected to be in 2021. St. Regis is located across the street from Echelon and next door to 100 Pier 4. 

Not sure where to go in Seaport Boston? We've mapped it out for you here.

Developer of The Mark: The Davis Companies

The Mark 

In recent years, luxury real estate has made its mark in East Boston’s waterfront, Jeffries Point – no pun intended.

The Mark will be one of East Boston’s newest luxury residential developments in Jeffries Point. The new luxury development will offer state-of-the-art amenities including a golf simulator, pet spa, commercial and retail space, library, screening room, fitness center & peloton, envoy car share, private terrace with grills and firepits, wifi bar, package storage, billiards lounge, fireplace lounge, garage parking, and 24-hour concierge service.

Units at The Mark range from $449,900 to $1,980,900 with square footage ranging from 439 to 1,574. Check out the units offering an open-house for in-person tours.

Meet the Developer

Having a large commercial portfolio with projects including office space, hospitality, storage, retail, and more, The Davis Companies ranks as one of the largest commercial property managers in Massachusetts.  The Davis Companies are adding more luxury residences to the list of developments. Their portfolio expansion for residential developments in the city of Boston includes two new projects including The Mark in Jeffries Point East Boston and 100 Shawmut in the sought-after South End. 

The Mark is expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2021. Elevated Boston provides complimentary buyer representation services for all new luxury construction buildings in Boston and is not associated with The Davis Companies sales team. Contact us for more information, floor plans, and showings at 100 Shawmut and The Mark!  

Pier 4: Market Update

Photo: Unit Penthouse N

Thinking of moving to Seaport?  There are six luxury water view condos available at Pier 4. Units feature floor-to-ceiling windows with water views on all three sides of the building. 

Pricing & Availability

Unit 7R $2,499,000 | 2 bed / 3 bath | 1,478 Sq. Ft.

Unit 2A $2,696,000 | 2 bed / 3 bath | 1,348 Sq. Ft.

Unit 7E $2,799,000 | 2 bed / 2 bath | 1,406 Sq. Ft. 

Unit 31 $3,475,000 | 2 bed / 3 bath | 1,811 Sq. Ft.

Unit 3D $4,695,000 | 3 bed / 3 bath | 1,959 Sq. Ft.

Unit PHN $6,765,000 | 3 bed / 4 bath | 2,506 Sq. Ft.

Amenities

Pier 4 Seaport residences offer valet garage parking, 24-hour security, 5-star white-glove concierge services, private terraces, elevator, fitness center, ground-level restaurant, and boutique retail stores.  Living at Pier 4, you will have direct access Interstate 90 and 93, Boston Harbor, a one-acre public park, and continuation of the Harbor Walk. 

Pier 4 Seaport condos developed by Tishman Speyer are unique – no two units are the same making each unit one of a kind.  All penthouse units also have private rooftop terraces, while the rest of the building also has panoramic views of downtown Boston and the harbor. 

Contact Us

Contact the Elevated team for more unit information, and showings on the available units listed above.

When will Echelon Seaport apartments be completed? 2020

COMING SOON – Echelon Seaport will have a third tower featuring apartment units only.  

With three years in the making, Echelon tower 1 at 133 Seaport BLVD has been completed and welcomed new residents with 255 condo units. Tower 2 located at 135 Seaport BLVD is home to 192 condo units, and tower 3 is underway for apartments only.

The apartment building under construction will be comprised of 270 rental units, with 24 of them being affordable. The first wave of move-ins will begin in October on floors 5-10 which includes 111 units. Floors 11-20 (penthouse) will become available at the end of November. 

Estimated rental unit pricing

Studio $2400

One-bed $2900

Two-bed $4500

Three-bed $9200

Stayed tuned for more information and details releasing this month.

More Apartments for Rent in Seaport

-The Benjamin

-Via Seaport Residences

-Waterside Place

-NEMA

-The Muse

Contact Us

Contact the Elevated team for more information and showings on condos and apartments in the luxury Seaport residences. Please be advised that Elevated Boston does not represent the Developer for Echelon Seaport. Elevated provides complimentary luxury buyer representation for all new construction buildings in Boston.

Winthrop Center Completion: 2022

The new ultra-luxury residences at Winthrop Center will be located at 115 Winthrop Square in Boston’s downtown/financial district.  

After Millennium Partners completed the development of Boston’s tallest residential building – Millennium Tower, they were selected by The Boston Redevelopment Authority to redevelop the Winthrop Square Garage which was completed in 2018. Winthrop Center Tower is now on its way and will stand 691 feet tall – beating Millennium Tower’s height by 10 feet.

The bottom 20 floors of the tower will consist of about 750,000 square feet of commercial office space. The first three floors of the Winthrop Square Tower will be 12,750 square feet where The Great Hall will be located along with 31,000 square feet of retail/restaurant space and 21,000 square feet of shared meeting space. The top 26 floors of the Winthrop Tower will be home to 500 luxury condos. The tower will also have 550 garage parking spaces available. 

Winthrop Center is conveniently located in the heart of Boston surrounded by restaurants, offices, and nightlife in Downtown, Financial District, and the Seaport District. 

Contact the Elevated team to receive up to the minute updates on the building's progress, condo availability, floor plans, and pricing.

The estimated completion date for the ultra-luxury Winthrop Center residences will be in March of 2022.