South Boston, MA —
Best of South Boston, MA

From George Washington, to Edgar Allen Poe, to Babe Ruth, J.F.K. and R.F.K., South Boston has had its fair share of famous guests and residents. As times change so does the landscape of the South Boston neighborhood.

"The Seaport district is in fact part of South Boston."

The transformation in South Boston has also brought a revitalized food and retail scene. Several excellent dining options, fashionable clothing boutiques, juice bars, and yoga studios now exist where discount shoe stores and Radio Shacks once dominated the block. Restaurants like the sprawling open concept Lincoln Tavern offers classic American comfort food with an exciting brunch menu that rotates featuring new surprises weekly. If you are in the mood for Mexican food, no problem. Across the street you can visit Loco Tacqueria and Oyster Bar. How about Italian fare? We've got it covered at the energetic Capo Restaurant. It carefully creates a nostalgic vibe reminiscent of a time when supper clubs were popular. See and be seen on Sinatra Sunday's while dining on brick chicken with porcini mushroom polenta, thumbelina carrots, and marsala sauce. A proliferation of coffee shops now attracts a bevy of young hip professionals. They work diligently on their ever present mobile devices while getting their caffeine fix via a large Nitro Cold brew at Caffe Nero. If the foodie scene isn't your thing, don't worry. Although massive gentrification has changed the fabric of South Boston it is still the best neighborhood to find an out-of-the-way dive bar. In order to keep these establishments true “dive bars,” we won't print the names here. You’ll have to call me to find out the secret knock to get you in!

"You’ll have to call me to find out the secret knock to get you in!"

Another amazing feature of South Boston, often overlooked, is the abundant recreational opportunities that are right outside your door. Youth sailing programs, Kite Boarding, and fishing at Pleasure Bay. Picnics at Castle Island. M Street beach. The Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area. Part of the National Park Service this chain of 34 islands is accessible by ferry and provides access to hiking trails, Civil War era Fort Warren, as well as the oldest light house in America, Boston Light, on Little Brewster Island.

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