Best Southern Restaurant in Boston

2015 Best Southern Restaurant

Tupelo

Cambridge

The reserved atmosphere may be more Cambridge than New Orleans, but Tupelo’s southern flavors are right on. Owners Mike Walker and Renee McLeod serve authentic comfort-food classics like creamy pimiento…Read More

2014 Best Southern Restaurant

Estelle’s

Boston

In a Yankee town full of solid southern eats, Estelle’s has emerged as the area’s standard-bearer, quietly cranking out the same pitch-perfect style of updated regional fare (shrimp po’ boys…Read More

2013 Best Southern Restaurant

Highland Kitchen

Somerville

This Somerville hangout’s cuisine is probably better described as “global southern” than “down-home.” The menu, after all, features coconut-curried goat stew and pork-belly tacos alongside classic grilled pork short ribs…Read More

2012 Best Southern Restaurant

Hungry Mother

Cambridge

Hungry Mother effortlessly delivers on all the fundamentals of Deep South cooking—flaky biscuits topped with country ham; skillet-roasted chicken with creamy grits—but it’s the down-home hospitality that won us over….Read More

1998 Best Southern Restaurant

Redbones

Somerville

The name of the place means barbecue, and you’d have to be a fool or a vegetarian not to sink your teeth into a few of the ribs here. This…Read More

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