As the unofficial end of summer approaches and we begin to usher in shorter days and cooler nights, Labor Day weekend is the perfect time to indulge in the flavors of the season at these top restaurant selections.


270 Dartmouth Street
Located in the heart of Boston’s elegant Back Bay neighborhood, Met Back Bay offers contemporary American cuisine showcasing classic New England ingredients. Diners at this chic eatery enjoy menu standouts like Nutella-stuffed French toast and breakfast carbonara.


1 8th Street | Charlestown
Gaze at panoramic views of Boston while enjoying some of the best drinks in the city and dining on delicious New England fare at Pier 6. This three-floor restaurant has an upscale menu that focuses on seafood and features a raw bar with entrees such as a Lobster Roll, Linguine with clams, Pan Seared Scallops, and grilled tuna. They also offer a roof deck and private dining room.


5 North Square
This American seafood restaurant is a great spot for seafood lovers, as they offer a variety of fresh fish options. Their large menu includes a raw bar, small plates, sandwiches and burgers, entrees, and desserts. North Square Oyster also puts an emphasis on New England seasonal ingredients ensuring the best and freshest foods.


264 Newbury Street
In the hip Back Bay area lined with colorful streets of art and murals you'll find Puro Ceviche Bar, a Latin inspired restaurant that specializes in small plates, raw seafood, and the only highest quality ingredients. On the menu you'll find refreshing cocktails, small latin inspired plates, and an array of raw seafood like ceviche and crudo. Be sure to check out their amazing brunch as well.


23 Hanover Street
This oyster bar has sleek Miami-like decor, featuring all-white marble, fire pits, city and water views, and pops of LED light. They serve a fare of classic and contemporary Italian seafood with an emphasis on using locally-sourced oysters. Their impressive list of craft beers and organic wines complement the food.


2 Bennett Street |  Cambridge
Les Sablons is a vintage train conductor’s building-turned-restaurant that serves high-end continental fare. On the menu you'll find familiar foods that are made exceptionally well, like beef tartare, Parisian gnocchi, striped bass, filet mignon, and a raw bar. The space is classic, updated, and European-inspired, creating a warm and elegant ambiance. Be sure to check out their popular Sunday brunch.