Blog :: 2020

Where to go for Taco Tuesday in Boston

Yellowdoor Taqueria, South End, Boston

Taco Tuesday has arrived!  Whether you’ll be bar-hopping for tacos or sticking to your favorite spot, here’s a list of Mexican restaurants to choose from to enjoy Tacos in the South End & Back Bay.


Yellowdoor Taqueria – One of Boston’s best spots for tacos! Pair your tacos with a delicious margarita and enjoy the trendy vintage-chic atmosphere. Menu options include tacos, ceviche, and more.

354 Harrison Avenue, South End, Boston, 02118


Burro Bar – Located in Brookline and the South End, Burro Bar has an extensive list of Tequila’s while their Mexican kitchen food menu offers tacos, ceviche, enchiladas, a dessert menu, and more.

1357 Washington Street, South End, Boston, 02118


Cosmica – “Cosmica is built to party.” – If you’re looking for a fun and trendy spot to enjoy your tacos and margaritas, Cosmica is your spot! Cosmica offers Cal-Mex specialties, tacos, and more.

40 Berkeley Street, South End, Boston, 02116


Lolita – Venture a short distance outside of the South End over to Lolita’s in Back Bay for one of Boston’s best Mexican restaurants with a unique and fun vibe. Open until 1am in the Fort Point location.

271 Dartmouth Street, South End, Boston, 02116


El Centro – Chef/co-owner Allan Rodriguez brings his family recipes from Hermosillo, Mexico to the city of Boston! At El Centro, you can expect house-made tortillas, sangria, margaritas, and beer.

472 Shawmut Avenue, South End, Boston 02118


Cha Cha Cha Taqueria – Not enough time to dine in? Cha Cha Cha is the perfect pit stop for you. Cha Cha Cha is a casual walk-up burrito & taco bar to take to go.  

145 Dartmouth Street, South End, Boston, 02116


New luxury construction condos in the South End and Back Bay:

100 Shawmut - 138 luxury condo units are currently under construction at 100 Shawmut in the South End. Condo pricing will begin at $599,000 and max out at $6,000,000 ranging from studios to 4 bedroom units. The expected completion of these condos will be late this year. Enjoy 100 Shawmut's garage parking option as well as luxury amenities including rooftop terraces, library, fitness center, and more. 

The Quinn - New luxury construction condos located at 460 Harrison Avenue. Conveniently located a short walking distance from Whole Foods, Boston Sports Clubs, many South End restaurants, and more. The Quinn will feature 101 luxury condos as well as a full list of 5-star amenities. Units will start at $750,000. 

345 Harrison Apartments - Luxury apartment building with a full slate of amenities located in the heart of South End, Boston. Studios, 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom, and 3 bedroom rental units range from $2,300 to $8,000/month. 

Raffles Residences - Raffles will be an ultra-luxury residence in Back Bay featuring 146 units of 1 bedroom, 2-bedroom, 3-bedroom, and penthouse condo units.  Prices will range from $1,000,000 to $50,000,000.  The expected completion of the highly anticipated luxury residences will be in 2022.  


A weekend in Beacon Hill: What to do & where to go

Beacon Hill is known to be one of Boston’s most quaint yet beautiful neighborhoods. Its picturesque characteristics are what makes this neighborhood so unique from the rest of Boston. In Beacon Hill, you’ll find historic red brick sidewalks and classic Georgian architecture. Whether you have the luxury to live in Beacon Hill or you’re just visiting for the day, here’s a list of places to go while you’re in the neighborhood.



Mooo…. – High-end modern steakhouse with a notable wine list. 

15 Beacon Street, Beacon Hill, Boston.

Ruth’s Chris Steak House – A well-known, upscale steakhouse chain with a very elegant dining room. 

45 School Street, Beacon Hill, Boston.

Grotto – Italian restaurant with an extensive wine list and nightly prix fixe. Also offers a new outdoor patio.

37 Bowdoin Street, Beacon Hill, Boston.

Seoul Restaurant – Modern Pan-Asian restaurant with eclectic menu options including sushi, Korean, Chinese & Thai.

156 Cambridge Street, Beacon Hill, Boston.

Tip Tap Room – Open concept upmarket & modern pub offering beer and menu items including steak tips, burgers, and more. 

138 Cambridge Street, Beacon Hill, Boston.

Anna’s Taqueria – Authentic Mexican restaurant offering burritos, tacos, quesadillas, and more. 

242 Cambridge Street, Beacon Hill, Boston. 

A variety of bars and entertainment including The Garden, Banners, The Harp, The Greatest Bar, West End Johnnies, Causeway, and Tavern in the Square are all conveniently located just a walking distance from Beacon Hill.



Acorn Street – One of Boston’s most photographed street.

Boston Public Garden – 4 Charles Street, Beacon Hill, Boston.

Boston Common – 139 Tremont Street 

Louisburg Square – Beacon Hill’s private elegant park.

Massachusetts State House – 24 Beacon Street in the heart of Beacon Hill, Boston. 


Live in Beacon Hill

Interested in living in Beacon Hill?  Check out active listings at the highly anticipated new luxury construction condos at The Archer Residences located at 33-61 Temple Street. The Archer will feature 67 luxury condos and 54 garage parking spots. Book your showing today with one of our experienced luxury real estate agents and reserve your dream home before it’s too late!


Boston's Luxury Apartments offering 2+ months free

Benjamin Residences Seaport, Boston

Looking for the perfect apartment? You’ve landed in the right place. Check out this new list of Boston’s no-fee luxury apartment buildings that are now offering 2+ months free when you sign a lease this week! Live in luxury in Boston’s most sought-after neighborhoods including the South End, Seaport District, Charlestown, and more. 


The Benjamin

Specials: 2.5 months free on select leases

Availability: Studios, 1 bedroom, 2 bedrooms, and 3 bedroom apartments.

Pricing: From $2,330+

Seaport, Boston


Specials: 2.5 months free on select leases

Availability: Studios, 1 bedroom, 2 bedrooms, and 3 bedroom apartments.

Pricing: From $3,000+

Seaport, Boston

345 Harrison Apartments

Specials: 2 months free on 12+ month leases

Availability: Studios, 1 bedroom, 2 bedrooms, and 3 bedroom apartments.

Pricing: From $2,374+

South End, Boston            

Hub 50 House on Causeway

Specials: 2 months free on ALL units (T+C apply)

Availability: Studios, 1 bedroom, 2 bedrooms, and 3 bedroom apartments.

Pricing: From $2,430+

North End, Boston

The Girard

Specials: 2 months free

Availability: 1 bedroom, 2 bedrooms, and 3 bedroom apartments.

Pricing: From $2,820+

South End, Boston

Via Residences

Specials: 2 months free

Availability: Studios, 1 bedroom, 2 bedrooms, and 3 bedroom apartments.

Pricing: From $2,078+

Seaport, Boston

100 Pier 4 

Specials: 2 months free

Availability: Studios, 1 bedroom, 2 bedrooms, and 3 bedroom apartments.

Pricing: From $2,496+

Seaport, Boston

Twenty|20 Cambridge

Specials: 2 months free

Availability: Studios, 1 bedroom, 2 bedrooms, and 3 bedroom apartments.

Pricing: From $2,000+

Cambridge, MA

The Harvey 

Specials: 2 months free

Availability: Studios, 1 bedroom, and 2 bedroom apartments.

Pricing: From $2,250+

Charlestown, Boston


New luxury apartment buildings coming to Boston in 2020+2021:

The Alyx Apartments at Echelon Seaport 

Expected Completion: October + November 2020


Studio $2400+

One-bed $2900+

Two-bed $4500+

Three-bed $9200+

Winthrop Center Tower

Expected Completion: 2020

Pricing TBD

Restaurants in Charlestown

Figs by Todd English

Figs by Todd English – “Never trust a round pizza” – Chef Todd English. Figs offers an Italian fare including thin-crust pizza, pasta, and appetizers. We highly recommend…Figs pizza is an Elevated Boston team favorite! 

67 Main Street, Charlestown, MA 02129

Monument Restaurant & Tavern – A popular spot in the Charlestown neighborhood. Enjoy beer, wine, & cocktails to go as well as their Monday night Raw/Claw, Taco Tuesday, and Wonton Wednesday! They also offer wood-fired pizzas and brunch on weekends from 9 am to 3 pm.

251 Main Street, Charlestown, MA 02129

Pier 6 – A waterfront seafood restaurant and bar with both indoor and outdoor seating on their roof deck with panoramic views of Boston. If you feel like escaping Charlestown, take the complimentary water taxi from the dock at Pier 6 to Reelhouse on East Boston’s waterfront.

1 8th Street, Charlestown, MA 02129

Blackmoor Bar & Kitchen – A modern gastropub offering a stupendous food menu and possibly Charlestown’s best spot for drinks! 

1 Chelsea Street, Charlestown, MA 02129

Sweet Rice | Thai Sushi – Authentic Thai restaurant offering menu items from pad Thai to fresh sushi.

187 Main Street, Charlestown, MA 02129

Legal Oysteria – New Legal Seafood’s restaurant opening in Charlestown on August 25th.

10 City Square, Charlestown, MA 02129

Brewers Fork – A rustic, trendy wood-fired pizza restaurant offering beers on draft, ciders, and crafted cocktails. 

7 Moulton Street Charlestown, MA 02129

The Warren Tavern – Historic restaurant & tavern located one block away from Figs. The Warren Tavern offers old-world charm with menu options including comfort pub foods and beer.

2 Pleasant Street, Charlestown, MA 02129



The Elevated Boston team's new condo development listing at 11 Prospect Street will feature four luxury units starting at $1,049,000.

11 Prospect Street, Charlestown, MA.

Unit 1 | $1,249,000 | 3 Beds / 3 Baths | 1,870 Sq. Ft.

Unit 2 | $1,049,000 | 2 Beds / 2 Baths | 1,300 Sq. Ft.

Unit 3 (Penthouse) | 1,290,000 | 2 Beds / 2 Baths | 1,500 Sq. Ft.

Contact one of our experienced luxury real estate agents for more information and explore new luxury construction condos coming to market in Charlestown.


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    Pricing & Availability at The Archer Residences

    Penthouse 3 The Archer Residences

    If you're looking for luxury condos in Boston's Beacon Hill neighborhood, you don’t have to look any further – Explore the new luxury construction condos at The Archer Residences located at 45 Temple Street listed here for you. The Archer boasts 67 luxury condos with prices currently ranging from $1,450,000 to $9,100,000. 


    Pricing & Availability

    Unit 207 | $1,450,000 | 1 bed / 2 baths | 1,201 Sq. Ft.

    Unit 310 | $1,500,000 | 1 bed / 2 baths | 1,142 Sq. Ft.

    Unit 304 | $1,950,000 | 1 bed / 1 bath | 1,183 Sq. Ft.

    Unit 209 | $3,750,000 | 3 beds / 4 baths | 2,311 Sq. Ft.

    Unit 606 | $3,865,000 | 2 beds / 3 baths | 2,140 Sq. Ft.

    Unit 603 | $4,150,000 | 2 beds / 3 baths | 2,062 Sq. Ft.

    Unit 501 | $5,275,000 | 2 beds / 3 baths | 2,530 Sq. Ft.

    Unit 512 | $6,385,000 | 3 beds / 4 baths | 3,152 Sq. Ft.

    Unit PH3 | $9,100,000 | 3 beds / 4 baths | 2,852 Sq. Ft.


    The Archer Amenities 



    -Club Room

    -Private Dining

    -Valet Parking 

    -Roof Terrace

    -Fitness Center


    -Pet Spa

    -Bike Storage


    Contact one of Elevated Boston’s experienced luxury real estate agents to schedule a tour in The Archer Residences and learn more about pricing, availability, amenities, and more. 

    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 Street will be The Elevated Companies newest luxury construction condo development featuring 9 luxury condo units + 9 private parking spots. Contact us today to get on our VIP Buyer list and receive updates on new luxury units coming to the market. 

    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


    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. 


    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


    -Dedicated Garage Parking for Select Units

    -Expansive Roof Deck

    -Fitness Center

    -Large Capacity Laundry

    -Bike Storage, Pet Washing Area

    -Electric Car Charging



    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.


    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.


    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.



    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 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.