Best Dorchester Restaurant in Boston




With owner Brian Piccini in charge of the dining room and Chris Coombs running the kitchen, this comfy, wood-paneled spot is a culinary coup on this stretch of Dot. Ave….Read More

2012 Best Dorchester Restaurant, Neighborhood

224 Boston Street


Nothing says charming like this adorable restaurant, situated in a cottage complete with a garden of tulips. Once inside, you’ll be sated by apps like delicate ahi tuna tartare with...Read More

2011 Best Dorchester Restaurant, Casual

Ashmont Grill


A stone’s throw from the revamped Ashmont T station, this modern bistro features chef-owner Chris Douglass’s American culinary stylings, two patios, a creative cocktail menu, and pastry chef Clare Garland’s...Read More

2010 Best Dorchester Restaurant, Neighborhood



Owner Chris Douglass has a knack for opening restaurants that become local favorites: the now-closed Icarus in the South End, Ashmont Grill in an up-and-coming pocket of Dorchester. His most...Read More

2009 Best Dorchester Restaurant, Neighborhood

Ashmont Grill


While every place on this page gets kudos for channeling neighborhood vibe, credit veteran chef Chris Douglass with being nervy enough to actually create one. Opened in 2005 in less-than-humming...Read More

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