Unofficially known as Boston Restaurant Week, Dine Out Boston is back this month with a ton of great deals at some of the city's top foodie destinations. From old favorites to new additions to the Hub's food scene, here are 10 places you should try when the Dine Out Boston festivities return March 18-23 and 25-30.
Dine Out Boston: 10 places worth a visit during Boston Restaurant Week
Bistro du Midi
A long-time gem of the city's restaurant scene, stop by to dine on great French cuisine while taking in an awesome view of the Public Gardens. Bistro du Midi's three-course lunch and dinner menus includes delectable dishes like beetroot gnocchi, salmon rillette and croque monsieur.
272 Boylston St., Boston, $25-$38, bistrodumidi.com
Chef Ming Tsai's beloved Asian gastropub is getting in on the Boston restaurant week fun. Head to the stylish Fort Point eatery to munch on everything from dim sum and noodles to poke bowls and seafood platters.
324 A St., Boston, $20-$38, bluedragonbos.com
Doretta Taverna & Raw Bar
A must-stop destination for "Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon whenever he's in the Hub, chef Michael Schlow takes Greek cuisine to another level at this Back Bay hotspot. Swing by for lunch and try the village salad with a pita or sandwich, or stop for dinner and enjoy offerings that range from lamb meatballs and grilled octopus to sea bass and lemon roasted chicken.
79 Park Plaza, Boston, $20-$38, dorettaboston.com
Tom Brady is a big fan of the bolognese at this Italian restaurant in Brookline. La Morra will be serving up a four-course dinner menu in honor of Dine Out Boston, which will include dishes such as leek and citrus risotto, spaghetti with lemon and parmigiano, plus a wood grilled swordfish with steamed mussels.
48 Boylston St., Brookline, $38, lamorra.com
See for yourself why chef Barbara Lynch's restaurant in Fort Point is hailed as one of the best in the city. Menton will have a special lunch menu available for the Boston restaurant week festivities.
354 Congress St. Boston, $25-$50, mentonboston.com
Have a fine dining experience out on the open seas. On select dates during Dine Out Boston, the Odyssey will host special dinner curises where guests will get to feast on a seasonally-inspired prix fixe menu while enjoying live music and great views of the city.
60 Rowes Wharf, Boston, $29+, odysseycruises.com/boston
Enjoy a delicious Italian meal in Downtown Boston at Serafina. Executive chef Chris Cahill has a three-course prix fixe menu prepared, featuring crab cake, lobster ravioli, rigatoni bolognese and more.
10 High St., Boston, $38, serafinaboston.com
The Smoke Shop
Fill up on great barbecue at chef Andy Husbands fan-favorite joints in Kendall Square and the Seaport. Both hotspots are getting in on the fun with special lunch and dinner menus, plus you can order a full rack of ribs for an additional $10.
Various locations, $20+, thesmokeshopbbq.com
Sumiao Hunan Kitchen
A new addition to the city's food scene and Dine Out Boston, this Cambridge restaurant is the area's only spot serving up Hunanese cuisine. Enjoy a three-course dinner filled with delicacies like Sumiao gyoza, garlic calamari, stir-fried pork and more.
270 Third St., Cambridge, $38, sumiaohunan.com
Union Oyster House
As one of the oldest operating restaurants in the U.S., Union Oyster House has perfected New England-style cuisine since it first opened in 1826. Stop by the historic eatery to taste Union's iconic clam chowder, grilled oysters and a slew of other amazing seafood dishes.
41 Union St., Boston, $25-$38, unionoysterhouse.com