It's time for a new edition (easy there, Bobby Brown) of the Thrillist 47, giving you the best new and new-ish places to eat and drink. Some had to go, while other hot spots could not be denied (welcome, Bronwyn!). Have a look at the list (organized by hood, this isn't a ranking) and make the most of your next night out.

ALLSTON - BRIGHTON - BROOKLINE

1) Ribelle
1665 Beacon St; 617.232.2223
Chef Tim Maslow's (Strip T’s) first solo project in Brookline's Washington Square is an Italian-influenced (the name actually means "rebel" in Italian) den of cocktails and dining with an ever-changing menu.
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2) Lone Star Taco Bar
479 Cambridge St; 617.782.8226
Eager to bring a little authentic Mexican to the Hub, the dudes behind Allston's craft beer/cocktail HQ Deep Ellum imported an entire cadre of polite midget luchadores transformed the adjacent El Cafetal into a 52-seater slinging tacos, tequila, and SoBo street fare.
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3) The Regal Beagle
308 Harvard St; 617.739.5151
Spawned by the Three's Company fans behind Church, RB gives off the same upscale "neighborhood joint" vibe the Beagle gave Jack, Chrissy, and Janet. Consider yourself intrigued.
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BACK BAY - FENWAY/KENMORE - SOUTH END

4) Deuxave
371 Commonwealth Ave; 617.517.5915
Deuxave rocks an upscale, locally sourced new American menu in an elegant 90-seat dining room replete with a giant framed vintage map of Boston in the 1800s, a slat stone fireplace, and a front bar and lounge area that's so heavily mirrored, you might as well have "Brady" on the back of your jersey.
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5) Boston Chops
1375 Washington St; 617.227.5011
No doubt taking a huge gamble by eschewing the letter "D" for the name of their third endeavor, the duo behind Deuxave and dbar have overhauled the former Penny Savings Bank-turned-Banq-turned-Ginger Park (so long, whale skeleton!) and turned it into an "urban steak bistro" offering a modern take on the traditional house of meat.
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6) Asta
47 Massachusetts Ave; 617.585.9575
For those times when you'd rather let someone other than Papa Gino order dinner for you, L'Espalier alum Alex Crabb's taken the Back Bay's former 47 Pizza+Pasta and morphed it into a rustic 41-seater that serves a "be cool because this is what you're going to get" three-, five-, and eight-course tasting menu accompanied by an optional wine pairing.
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7) Estelle’s
782 Tremont St; 857.250.2999
Located in an old video store and named for the once-popular nearby neighborhood hotspot, Estelle's is an 80-seat celebration of the South from chefs Brian Poe (Tip Tap, Rattlesnake) and Eric Gburski (East Coast Grill) that pours one more than 99 beers (not on the wall, but at the bar) alongside burly sustenance from the area that didn't vote for Lincoln in the 1800s.
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8) Cinquecento
500 Harrison Ave; 617.338.9500
Eager to add another romance language to their French-heavy South End empire, the crew behind Aquitaine and Gaslight Brasserie opened this 200-seat Roman trattoria.
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9) Coppa
253 Shawmut Ave; 617.391.0902
Tucked into the spot that once housed Dish, this enoteca from the owner-chef duo behind Toro has matched the resto's portions to its size, so expect plenty of stuzi (Italian-style tapas) with your pasta & pizza.
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10) Darryl's Corner Bar & Kitchen
604 Columbus Ave; 617.536.1100
This friendly South End neighborhood bar/resto from the dude behind the original Bob the Chef's is slinging hearty Southern-spun comfort fare like fried catfish w/ Cajun rémoulade alongside tasty cocktails, small-batch brews, and live jazz.
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11) The Hawthorne
500A Commonwealth Ave; 617.532.9150
Jackson Cannon's dual-bar HQ of high-end craft cocktails nestled beneath the Commonwealth Hotel looks like an elegantly appointed sitting room, but, given the drinks, is more like a passed-out-on-the-floor room.
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12) Island Creek Oyster Bar
500A Commonwealth Ave; 617.532.5300
A booth-to-ceiling steel-caged wall greets you with tens of thousands of shells from the very creatures this bar will stuff you with.
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13) Sweet Cheeks
1381 Boylston St; 617.266.1300
Former Top Chef-er Tiffani Faison channeled her inner Texan to execute the kind of Texas vittles your mom would've made if her exposure to Tejas went beyond old episodes of Dallas.
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BEACON HILL - CHINATOWN - DOWNTOWN CROSSING - FINANCIAL DISTRICT - THEATER DISTRICT

14) Carrie Nation
11 Beacon St; 617.227.3100
Ironically named for the notorious Kentucky-born teetotaler and temperance activist known for taking a hatchet to bars in the days before Prohibition, Carrie Nation Cocktail Club's a breakfast-through-late-night-drinks throwback (from the dudes behind Scholars and across-the-street 6B) with a back-room speakeasy and waitresses dressed from the '20s serving "turn-of-the-century cocktails and European-inspired cuisine".
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15) Society On High
99 High St; 857.350.4555
The latest venture from the chef/owner behind Sorriso and the Leather District's Les Zygomates, Society on High's a 110-seat, breakfast-thru-dinner FiDi bistro rocking local fare, late-night libations, and a huge, palm tree-laden patio billed as a little bit of "Miami right here in downtown Boston".
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16) Sterling’s
60 State St; 617.531.8200
The prolific crew behind Granary Tavern (and Coogan's... and Dillon's... and...) are at it again with this '60s-inspired State Street bar and restaurant that serves throwback eats and "pays tribute to an era when cocktails were a lifestyle"... and Dad used to pass out on the commuter rail back to Needham.
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17) Shojo
9A Tyler St; 617.423.7888
The exact opposite of everything you expect in Chinatown, this industrial-vibed Asian bistro/ lounge from two area cousins has traded faux-friendly felines and Faye Dunaway imposters for house-infused spirits and modern takes on pan-Asian favorites.
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18) Stoddard's Fine Food & Ale
48 Temple Pl; 617.426.0048
Located in the historic 142yr-old Stoddard's Fine Cutlery building, this must-hit gastropub/saloon known for its girthy list of beers/ales and pre-Prohibition era cocktails impresses with a towering 30ft carved/columned mahogany bar lined w/ 25 taps.
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19) Frost Ice Bar
Marketplace Center at Faneuil Hall; 617.307.7331
Frost is Boston's first -- and the world's largest -- indoor (frozen) watering hole, built in a meat locker almost entirely out of ice. It's from the crew behind the Duck Boat Tours. It's located above the American Eagle Outfitters at Faneuil Hall. Naturally, you'll need a ticket to get in.
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20) The Tip Tap Room
138 Cambridge St; 857.350.3344
Chef Brian Poe cooks up "tips" of varied animals & wild game to be enjoyed with beers from their extensive "taps" draft menu.
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CAMBRIDGE (CENTRAL SQUARE - HARVARD SQUARE - INMAN SQUARE - KENDALL SQUARE - PORTER SQUARE)

21) Beat Hotel
13 Brattle Street; 617.499.0001
Inspired by the "hippie and beat movements" of the '60s (and named for a run-down hotel in Paris' Latin Quarter), Beat Hotel's a funky, throwback sister spot to the South End's popular Beehive that's tucked under the Gap in the former Tannery and boasts eclectic vittles, wine on tap, and live jazz nightly.
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22) Green Street
280 Green St; 617.876.1655
With a booze license that dates back to the Great Depression and a drink menu that cracks the 100-libation mark, Cambridge's Green Street Grill has established itself as one of the city's top cocktail bars.
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23) Giulia
1682 Massachusetts Ave; 617.441.2800
Channeling his family's ancestral tradition as Umbrian lentil farmers, former Via Matta exec chef Michael Pagliarini has transformed Mass Ave's former Rafiki Bistro into an Umbrian lentil farm. Wait, no, a rustic 70-seat trattoria that boasts an Old World aesthetic and specializes in hand-cut pastas and Italian wines. Yeah, that's it.
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24) Ole
11 Springfield St; 617.492.4495
Before the upscale-Mexican craze hit Boston, there was Ole. After the upscale-Mexican craze leaves Boston, there will be Ole. It's authentic, the skirt steak w/chile de arbol sauce is delicious, and the margaritas rank among the best in the city.
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25) Bondir
279A Broadway; 617.661.0009
Part of Jason Bond's wildly successful effort to take fine dining off the beaten path, this cozily rustic, Rockies-meets-Provence, 28-seat bistro serves a local/seasonal American menu of "Modern Farmhouse" fare.
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26) Catalyst
300 Technology Sq; 617.576.3000
This highly acclaimed, oak-heavy offering from Chef/owner William Kovel warmly welcomes you with a two-sided fireplace, an herb garden wall, and a trellised patio.
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27) Lord Hobo
92 Hampshire St; 617.250.8454
If you're looking for the popular, off-the-beaten-path cocktail bar B-Side Lounge, you're wasting your time. It's gone. But it was replaced by this equally popular, wood-heavy temple to beer.
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28) Park
59 JFK St; 617.491.9851
If you once visited Harvard and remember dancing late into the night at The Red Line, well, we're sad to inform you that it's gone. And in its place lies this more distinguished, bourbon-friendly tavern-meets-cocktail-lounge-meets-neighborhood-eatery-meets-supper-club.
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29) Puritan & Company
1166 Cambridge St; 617.615.6195
Former Garden at the Cellar chef Will Gilson's highly acclaimed solo spot is an "urban farmhouse" located in a historic building that once housed the Puritan Cake Company.
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30) The Sinclair
52 Church St; 617.451.7700
Now (literally) rocking out in Harvard, the music promo dudes at The Bowery overhauled the former Phatt Boys (seriously -- there actually was a night club named Phatt Boys) into this 500-plus-capacity, industrial-aesthetic'd concert venue/rustic bar & kitchen.
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31) Tasty Burger Harvard Square
40 JFK St; 617.425.4444
The good news: the meat-meisters from Fenway fave Tasty Burger turned the JFK St 7-Eleven and adjoining basement art space into a late-night, '50s-style burger joint up top, and a pool table & juke-equipped bar below. The bad news: you now have to get your sheepskin condoms elsewhere.
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32) Trina's Starlite Lounge
3 Beacon St; 617.576.0006
A joint venture from four renowned Boston resto vets (Silvertone, Beehive, Highland Tap, and City Grill), Trina's is a '40-/'50s-themed "Southern diner with a twist", namely the craft cocktails served alongside your upmarket burgers and dogs.
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33) West Bridge
1 Kendall Sq, Bldg 300; 617.945.0221
The inaugural effort from a couple of Aquitaine alums who wanted to pair tasty 'tails and modern French sustenance with "a New England perspective", so... be prepared for your food to grumble suspiciously about unseasonably mild Winters.
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FT. POINT CHANNEL - SEAPORT - SOUTH BOSTON

34) Drink
348 Congress St; 617.695.1806
From the woman behind No. 9 Park, The Butcher Shop, and B&G, Drink's a wildly-popular cocktail den nestled in the basement of a former wool warehouse. Enough said.
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35) Empire Boston
1 Marina Park Dr; 617.295.0001
After conquering Back Bay (Red Lantern) and DTX (GEM), the culinary conquistadors at Big Night Entertainment expanded their... Empire with this massive, Asian-themed 350-seater on Fan Pier.
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36) Harpoon Brewery's Beer Hall
306 Northern Ave; 617.574.9551
After packing eager beer enthusiasts into the same tasting room for over 25yrs, the folks at Harpoon sagely decided to open a massive, 300-person, first-in-the-Hub German-style beer hall complete with skyline views, live brewery action, and 20 draft suds.
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37) Stats Bar and Grille
77 Dorchester St; 617.268.9300
A follow-up from the dudes behind perennial downtown favorite JA Stats, SB&G turns out comforting, elevated pub fare that's much more in tune with Southie's casual vibe.
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38) Tavern Road
343 Congress St; 617.790.0808
The Brothers DiBiccari (of Chef Louie Night, Storyville & Sel de la Terre) have turned the former Blue Wave into an artsy, "high energy" 120-seater specializing in whole animals, small plates, and crafty small-batch cocktails.
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SOMERVILLE (DAVIS SQUARE - UNION SQUARE)

39) Bronwyn
255 Washington St; 617.776.9900
Inspired by his German heritage and his wife (the resto's namesake as well as an owner), the acclaimed chef behind popular C'bridge spot T.W. Food has taken over Union Square's former Ronnarong Thai Tapas Bar and overhauled it into a "yodeling-friendly, have we talked about how well Bayern is playing?" rustic Bavarian retreat and biergarten serving Central European sausages and suds from the Vaterland.
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Michael Piazza

40) Kirkland Tap & Trotter
425 Washington St; 857.259.6585
The more laid-back "cousin" to his upscale French bistro, Craigie on Main, the sophomore endeavor from acclaimed Chef Tony Maws is a casual 115-seat "neighborhood public house" off Inman Square that's built in the same vein as an English gastropub and serves meats cooked on a giant wood-fired grill.
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41) Backbar/Journeyman
9 Sanborn Ct; 617.718.2333
Recast to look like your buddy's industrial loft, this bold first-time endeavor from a husband-wife/historian-sociologist duo (again!) serves a fixed weekly menu of locally sourced grub while their adjoining cocktail cave, Backbar, offers charcuterie and tableside 'tail-making in a speakeasy-like space that once reportedly served as the Hub's first Ford dealership.
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42) Casa B
253 Washington St; 617.764.2180
Happily trading designing buildings for designing food, the architects-turned-restaurateurs behind Casa transformed a vintage store into this split-level mecca of Latin American cuisine & libations.
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43) The Painted Burro/Burro Bar
219 Elm St; 617.776.0005
The mural of a unicorn burro rocking a luchador mask and a corncob horn tells you just about everything you need to know about the vibe at this 95-seat Mexican kitchen & tequileria from the dude at Pizzeria Posto.
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44) Saloon
255 Elm St; 617.628.4444
Slinging bourbon below Foundry on Elm, this ode to the under-represented pre-Prohibition era throws things back with Tiffany chandeliers, hand-carved mahogany overhangs, 120+ varieties of brown booze, and slew of "bespoke" whiskey 'tails.
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FURTHER AFIELD

45) Grass Fed
605 Centre St; 617.553.2278
This 24-seat "not just a burger bar" from the chef behind Ten Tables peddles poutine, paninis, and plenty of locally sourced beef. Hit the takeout window and bring your vittles to eat along Jamaica Pond.
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46) The Haven
2 Perkins St; 617.524.2836
Do you enjoy haggis, Scotch eggs, bagpipes, and watching "football" on Saturday mornings? Well then, welcome the Hub's one (and only) authentic Tartan kitchen and pub.
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47) Steel & Rye
95 Eliot St; 617.690.2787
Located on the edge of the Red Line trolley, this onetime ambulance garage now serves Chris Parsons' top-notch American comfort food.
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1. Bronwyn 255 Washington St, Somerville, MA 02143 (Union Square)

This cozy Union Square restaurant serves up modern twists on traditional and authentic German fare (borscht, massive bretzels, every wurst imaginable). And, in true German fashion, Bronwyn offers dozens of beers (by the liter, boot or bucket) from all over central Europe and New England. Owner Tim Wiechmann was aiming to imitate the atmosphere of a European dive or hostel with this location, and he totally nailed it with its nearly medeival look (dark, heavy wooden tables, worn-leather bar stools, rustic red and blue walls).

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2. Estelle's 782 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02118 (South End)

Located in an old video store and named for the once-popular nearby neighborhood hotspot, Estelle's is an 80-seat celebration of the South from chefs Brian Poe (Tip Tap, Rattlesnake) and Eric Gburski (East Coast Grill) that pours one more than 99 beers (not on the wall, but at the bar) alongside burly sustenance from the area that didn't vote for Lincoln in the 1800s.

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3. Boston Chops 1375 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118 (South End)

Brian Piccini and Chris Coombs -- the guys behind Deuxave and Dbar -- took over a rumored cursed South End space to make this high-caliber urban steakhouse. Offering a modern takes on overdone streakhouse staples, the steak frites menu is everything you could want from life. It's a simple choice of cut (hanger, strip, skirt) and sauce (bearnaise, bordelaise, chimichurri butter) that comes with a bottomless bowl of fluffy fries. Leather banquettes and dark wood furnishings might indicate a traditional steakhouse, but decadent cocktails point to a much fuller dining experience.

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4. Carrie Nation Cocktail Club 11 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02108 (Beacon Hill)

Named after a pro-Prohibition activist famous for attacking taverns with a hatchet, this restaurant serves up craft cocktails and unusual, hearty fare such as meat-stuffed pies, a peanut butter & chicken sandwich, and a cheeseburger... on a croissant.

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5. Beat HĂ´tel 13 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 (Harvard Square)

Modern hippies meat Parisian chic at this spot from the Beehive crew, where you can get wines on tap and artisan cocktails.

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6. Green Street Grill 280 Green St, Cambridge, MA 02139 (Central Square)

This Prohibition-style bar packs a whollop with their 100-drink libation menu.

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7. Asta 47 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02115 (Back Bay)

For those times when you'd rather let someone other than Papa Gino order dinner for you, L'Espalier alum Alex Crabb's taken the Back Bay's former 47 Pizza+Pasta and morphed it into a rustic 41-seater that serves a "be cool because this is what you're going to get" three-, five-, and eight-course tasting menu accompanied by an optional wine pairing.

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8. Sterling's 60 State St, Boston, MA 02109 (Govt Center)

This '60s-inspired bar from the folks behind Granary Tavern serves up haute-classic bites (gourmet Swedish meatballs, local poached egg-topped salad) and new twists on old-fashioned cocktails.

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9. Society on High 99 High St, Boston, MA 02110 (Financial Dist Waterfront)

This vintage-inspired resto offers lobster sliders and great cocktails.

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10. Lone Star Taco Bar 479 Cambridge St, Allston, MA 02134 (Allston Brighton)

Lone Star is the result of a collaboration between two dudes from Texas and Southern California, so you can feel pretty confident that they know their way around Mexican food. With a menu influenced by taquerias and markets in Austin, Dallas, and Mazatlan, Lone Star serves up a huge range of tacos, from carnitas and barbacoa to refried beans and huevos rancheros. They also do a killer breakfast menu (breakfast tacos! huevos rancheros!) and have an absolute ton of tequilas ready to pour.

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11. The Regal Beagle 308 Harvard St , Brookline, MA 02446 (Coolidge Corner)

Spawned by the Three's Company fans behind Church, RB aims to give off the same upscale "neighborhood joint" vibe the Beagle gave Jack, Chrissy, and Janet, slinging creative American comfort food and "inspired" cocktails.

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12. Deuxave 371 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02115 (Back Bay)

Deuxave rocks an upscale, locally sourced new American menu in an elegant 90-seat dining room replete w/ a giant framed vintage map of Boston in the 1800s, a slat stone fireplace, and a front bar and lounge area.

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13. Frost Ice Bar Marketplace Center at Faneuil Hall, Boston, MA 02109 (Govt Center)

Made completely out of ice, Frost Ice Bar makes a unique experience -- grab your ticket for 45min of bar time (they won't kick you out if you want more), throw on a set of gloves and a coat (included in admission) and prepare to sip an ice-cold drink out of an ice glass while sitting on ice furniture and surrounded by ice walls.

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14. Ribelle 1665 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02445 (Washington Sq)

This elegant spot from Strip T's and Momofuku Ssam Bar alum Tim Maslow is slinging gorgeously plated, Italian-inspired dishes -- lamb tartare with sunchokes and egg, for example -- and refreshing 'tails.

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15. Giulia 1682 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138 (Harvard Square)

This 70-seat trattoria in Cambridge is a diamond in the rough, forgotten stretch of Mass Ave between Harvard and Porter. Former Via Matta chef Michael Pagliarini spends hours each day rolling out his handmade doughs at the restaurant's centerpiece pasta table, and the resulting ravioli, fusilli, and pappardelle truly taste like they were made hours earlier. At night, the table transforms from a workspace to a communal dining table that serves family-style tasting meals.

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16. The Kirkland Tap & Trotter 425 Washington St, Somerville, MA 02143 (Inman Square)

Tony Maws' Somerville gastropub is more laid-back than its upscale sibling, Craigie on Main, but the food is just as good. Inspired by English neighborhood pubs, KT&T wants to be the kind of place you can go every night of the week, so it serves an American comfort menu that will have you begging for more. Both brunch and dinner are a meat-lover's paradise, and the kind of amazing grass-fed cheeseburger is available on both menus.

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17. Olé 11 Springfield St, Cambridge, MA 02139 (Inman Square)

Although not much about Cambridge screams Mexican food, you'll be pleasantly surprised by the authentic eats coming out of this Inman Square joint's kitchen. They're serving up modern takes on traditional dishes, offering baja style fish tacos, tamales stuffed with mushrooms and cheese, and a chorizo-stuffed pork chop, among others. Without a doubt, the highlight is their tableside-made guac, which they've been doing since way before that became a super popular trend. So give them credit for that before giving them your credit card, too.

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18. Cinquecento 500 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA 02118 (South End)

Take a seat at the marble bar or let the kind folks at Cinquecento take you to one of the 200 seats in the dining area to experience classical Italian fare in this calming Roman Trattoria-style resto.

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19. Coppa 253 Shawmut Ave, Boston, MA 02118 (South End)

This bucolic enoteca in the South End plates tapas of the Italian variety, as well as wood-fired pizzas and a multiplicity of pastas for the lucky patrons who manage to snag one of the 38 seats.

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20. Darryl's Corner Bar & Kitchen 604 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA 02118 (South End)

Found in the space formerly known as the Stork Club (... and Circles... and Bob's Southern Bistro), this friendly South End neighborhood bar/resto from the guys behind the original Bob's is slinging hearty grub like barbecued steak tips alongside a long list of house cocktails, like their Chicken Martini (Tito's with apple and orange liqueurs, a splash of lemon, and topped with Hennessy).

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21. The Hawthorne 500A Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215 (Fenway Kenmore)

You'll want to dress to impress at this refined lounge tucked underneath the Hotel Commonwealth, where nationally acclaimed co-owner and bar director Jackson Cannon has built an experience that revolves around thoughtfully crafted cocktails, similar to his beloved sister establishment, Eastern Standard. Warm and comfortable with low tables and plenty of armchairs, drinking at The Hawthorne is almost like sitting in someone’s living room, except you're sipping on exceptional drinks like the Air Mail (a champagne cocktail with white rum, honey, lime and bitters) and small bites like deviled eggs with crispy prosciutto, pickled anchovy, and chorizo toast.

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22. Island Creek Oyster Bar 500 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215 (Fenway Kenmore)

This upscale raw bar/seafood joint in the 175-seat former Great Bay has been completely overhauled with reclaimed Wyoming snow-fence plank window shutters, a Colorado granite bar divided into three parts (dining, raw, drinks), wood salt-picket Vermont barnwood fences built around circular booths, and an entire booth-to-ceiling steel-caged wall filled with tens of thousands of oyster shells.

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23. Sweet Cheeks Q 1381 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02215 (Fenway Kenmore)

Launched by a former Top Chef contestant, Sweet Cheeks is serving up tender, flavorful comfort food in huge proportions. The cuisine is a mix of influences, as the owner had grown up in a military family traveling across the South. The mostly Southern-style dishes deliver intensely flavorful ingredients that are reasonably sourced and with cooked with modern culinary techniques. Communal tables are made from repurposed church doors and there is a covered beer garden out back. The casual, lively dining experience is adding new personality to Boston.

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24. Shojo 9 Tyler St, Boston, MA 02111 (Chinatown)

Tucked away in Downtown Boston's Chinatown and named for a Japanese sea spirit, Shojo focuses their Asian fusion far on small plates of meats and steamed buns alongside savory noodle bowls. Much like its customers who order a slew of plates and share them amongst themselves, this hidden treasure covered with urban takes on famous Japanese art has also got a penchant for sake and inventive house cocktails.

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25. Stoddard's Fine Food & Ale 48 Temple Pl, Boston, MA 02111 (Downtown Crossing)

This brick-walled gastropub Downtown serves hearty fare (bacon-wrapped rabbit) and has a great selection of beers.

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26. The Tip Tap Room 138 Cambridge St, Boston, MA 02114 (Boston)

Their concept is simple: cook up a variety of meat "tips", ranging from normal (steak and turkey) to exotic (Cilantro Serrano Kangaroo Filet), then pour more than 30 beers from their taps to wash it all down. And don't worry, if for some reason you're not interested in the tips or taps, they concoct a number of cocktails and serve other tasty eats, as well.

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27. Bondir 279A Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02139 (Inman Square)

His name is Bond. Jason Bond. And he's the seasoned-vet of a chef behind Bondir, which serves a menu of "Modern Farmhouse" fare that's constantly changing based on the availability of local ingredients, in an atmosphere that's warm, inviting, and full of country goodness.

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28. Catalyst 300 Technology Sq, Cambridge, MA 02139 (Kendall Square)

Starting your day at a place called Catalyst is pretty easy considering the enjoyable, locally sourced organic food options. But you can just as easily (and ironically) end your day there with a house cocktail, beer, or glass of wine.

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29. Lord Hobo 92 Hampshire St, Cambridge, MA 02139 (Inman Square)

While hobos are generally seen as bindle-carrying and dirty, the Lord Hobo in Cambridge is living well at the top of the vagabond hierarchy, serving specialty cocktails, beer, and American comfort food in a rich mahogany space with large flat screens. The 40 taps offer everything from the best New England breweries have to offer to interesting Euro selections -- when was the last time you had a craft beer from Norway?

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30. Park 59 JFK St, Cambridge, MA 02138 (Harvard Square)

This stately tavern and lounge has four distinct areas for imbibing and masticating, both of which you'll want to do considering the beer list is loaded with more than 50 choices and the food menu features options like slow roasted brisket, braised lamb belly and a number of other meaty options and sides.

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31. Puritan & Company 1166 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02139 (Inman Square)

Puritan & Co. plates modern American grub with emphasis on a classic New England style, in an attractive, well-lit location that used to be home to the historic Puritan Cake Company.

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32. The Sinclair Kitchen 52 Church St, Cambridge, MA 02138 (Harvard Square)

Rocking out in Harvard Square, the music promo dudes at The Bowery overhauled the former Phatt Boys into a 500-plus capacity, industrial-aesthetic'd concert venue/ rustic bar & kitchen/ casual-cool rooftop with occasional rooftop movie nights.

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33. Tasty Burger 40 JFK St, Cambridge, MA 02138 (Harvard Square)

On the first level, you'll find the burger shop, complete with amazing smells and 1950s-style decor. Downstairs, discover the lounge area that features some billiards, a beer and wine bar and lively music filling the air, all of which is open til 4a.

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34. Trina's Starlite Lounge 3 Beacon St, Somerville, MA 02143 (Somerville)

This 1940s/50s-style diner is acclaimed for their brunch, burgers, and dogs, but don't be shy about picking through their craft cocktail and beer list or ordering one of their pressed sammiches.

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35. West Bridge One Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA 02139 (Kendall Square)

Housed in the historic former Boston Woven Hose & Rubber Factory and sporting the original name of the Longfellow Bridge, WB's the inaugural eat/drinkery from a couple of Aquitaine alums who wanted to sling tasty 'tails alongside a lineup of modern French sustenance with "a New England perspective" -- so be prepared for your food to grumble suspiciously about this year's unseasonably mild Winter.

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36. Drink 348 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210 (Fort Point Channel)

Don't expect to order off the drink menu here -- it doesn't exist. Drink is manned by barkeeps who craft cocktails based on your flavor preferences (sweet, sour, something on fire, etc), and the custom elixirs, coupled with an industrial, Edison bulb-strung interior, will make you feel as if you're at an exclusive underground party. There is a food menu, however, where bar bites like thick-cut french fries served with malt vinegar aioli pair well with a wagyu beef cheeseburger. The kitchen used to flip just 15 burgers every night, but lucky for you, that's a thing of the past.

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37. Empire One Marina Park Dr, Boston, MA 02210 (Boston)

After spending the year conquering Back Bay (Red Lantern) and DTX (GEM), the culinary conquistadors at Big Night Entertainment continue to tear through the Hub's 'hoods without even offering to sew them back up, this time expanding their... Empire with a massive Asian-themed 350-seater on Fan Pier. Want to know even more?

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38. Harpoon Beer Hall 306 Northern Ave, Boston, MA 02210 (South Boston)

This German-style beer hall from the Harpoon Brewing Company holds 300 brewthusiasts and offers a view of the skyline (when you're not looking into the bottom of your glass wondering where all your delicious beer disappeared to).

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39. Stats Bar & Grille 77 Dorchester St, Boston, MA 02127 (South Boston)

If there were ever 22 different televised sporting events happening simultaneously (and you want to watch 'em all), you'd head to Stats and their 22 flatscreens. But because that might not ever happen, you should probably stop by anyway and enjoy their friendly vibe and drink fewer than 22 beers.

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40. Tavern Road 343 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210 (Fort Point Channel)

South Boston’s Tavern Road is a frenetic cacophony of diners enjoying New American cuisine in small plates, large plates, and, for larger parties, “Street Feasts,” an option for the indecisive who’d prefer the chef to structure their meal. Though the crowd favorites are the chickpea frites, the menu also encompasses tacos, vegetables, charcuterie, fish, meat, and oysters. The main attraction of the dining room is an accent mural in warm reds and burnt oranges, one that sums up the Tavern Road experience: loud, busy, and, above all, lovely.

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41. Backbar 9 Sanborn Ct, Somerville, MA 02143 (Union Square)

The seasoned 'tailsmiths at Backbar concoct a myriad of alco-creations while the kitchen serves up sumptuous comfort food, in a space that feels like your garage if it was trendy and full of strangers.

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42. Casa B 253 Washington St, Sommerville, MA 02143 (Union Square)

You might make Casa B your second home (get it?) after spending some time in this dual-level resto that serves their interpretation of traditional dishes from the Spanish Caribbean, most of which is meant to be shared and eaten sans utensils.

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43. The Painted Burro 219 Elm St, Somerville, MA 02144 (Davis)

Painted Burro's a 95-seat Mexican kitchen & tequileria described as a “farm chic hacienda” featuring a red-/white-walled dining room with weathered wood tables, plus a 14-seat hammered tin/ reclaimed beam bar lit by wire cage lamps and overlooked by a unicorn burro mural rocking a luchador mask and corncob horn.

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44. Saloon 255 Elm St, Somerville, MA 02144 (Davis)

Slinging bourbon below Foundry on Elm, this ode to the under-represented pre-Prohibition era throws things back with Tiffany chandeliers and hand-carved mahogany overhangs. Stuff your face with beer-battered pickled peppers packed w/ Boursin, and maple-braised pork belly w/ baked beans, before drinking said face off thanks to 16 taps, 120+ brown-booze varieties, and a slew of "bespoke" whiskey cocktails.

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45. Grass Fed 605 Centre St, Boston, MA 02130 (Jamaica Plain)

As its name suggest, this place is a burger joint. But before you pigeon hole it, just know that they also dole out sammies, hotdogs, and probably the most overlooked/underrated item, adult milkshakes(!) with flavors like Salted Caramel and Banana's Foster Parent.

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46. The Haven 2 Perkins St, Boston, MA 02130 (Boston)

The Haven brings a slice of Scotland to Jamaica Plain in the form of a dual-room, 45 seater, serving craft beers and traditional fare from across the pond like vegetable bridie, haggis with neeps, and white pudding sassitch and mash.

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47. Steel and Rye 95 Eliot St, Milton, MA 02186 (Milton)

True to its name, this converted garage/warehouse space is fitted with plenty of steel and sure enough, you're free to order some rye at the bar. But don't stop at two words from its name, go ahead and order some favorites from the menu like the lamb meatballs or one of the homemade pastas.

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