Discover local hidden gems in Boston

Discover 108 local hidden gems in Boston

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Gracie's – Ice cream for everyone

"Gracie's" in Boston creates amazing handmade ice cream the like of which you've never had, with ingredient like potato chips or leftover Halloween candy...

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Audubon Bar – Eclectic brews and brunch

"Audubon Bar" Boston is a bar I honestly cannot get enough of: grilled octopus, watermelon gazpacho, breakfast lasagna, not to mention late night drinks

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The Clayroom – All day, all clay

"The Clayroom" Boston is a studio with all you might need to create with clay! From teapots to ornaments to piggy banks and much more. Perfect for dates!

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Art & culture
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The Garment District – This means war(drobe)

"The Garment District" in Boston is a two-story “Alternative Department Store”, a retailer of funky thrift clothes & accessories from all different eras!

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Shopping

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Veggie Galaxy – Hail seitan

"Veggie Galaxy" in Boston is out of this world. Even die-hard carnivores can't resist their chicken and waffles. Last time I was there was 3 days ago...

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Capo – Spaghett' about it

"Capo" is definitely worth the trip to South Boston. All their pasta and sauce is made in house and I like their occasional fun event, like comedy!

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Grasshopper – Grasstronomic delight

"Grasshopper" Boston is a vegetarian restaurant praised by vegan & carnivores alike. I recommend their tofu 'chicken nuggets' with a side of peanut sauce.

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Mala Restaurant – Malove of Malife

"Mala Restaurant" is a hot pot restaurant in Boston. I just keep coming back for the Vegetable Mala Pot and I can't see how it could be better...

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Little Big Diner – Small eatery, big taste

"Little Big Diner" in Newton Center, Boston, is a seriously tiny Asian fusion joint that packs a huge ramen punch. The green curry mazeman is TO DIE FOR!

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Black Sheep Bagel Cafe – A maaaa and paaaa shop

"Black Sheep Bagel Cafe" in Cambridge, Boston serves up my favorite bagels around. I suggest getting their Sea Salt or Three Cheese -- so good!

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Bagelsaurus – Back to the Crust-aceous Period

"Bagelsaurus" in Cambridge, Boston is pretty darn close to being the perfect bagel joint. I recommend the sea salt bagel with honey rosemary & cream cheese

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White Mountain Creamery – Ice-creamery & dream-ery

"White Mountain Creamery" in Boston is a family business specializing in ice cream specials! If their Cookie Monster is in, just do yourself a flavor...

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