New American - Best of 2016

Published Jun 22, 2016

These restaurants take old ideas and melt them into tasty new ones. Who does it best?

2016 Winner

1. Eastern Standard

Voters Love

"Whether you choose from the menu, opt for a classic or ask for a recommendation, you'll get great service and a well..." via Kelly O.

Find It
528 Commonwealth Ave Boston MA 02215
  • Eastern Standard, Great Meals, Nightlife, Food, New American, Specialty Cocktail, Food after Midnight, Craft Cocktails, American Bistro, Raw Bar, Bar Bites, After-Work Watering Hole, Hotel Bar, Al Fresco Dining, Brunch, Outdoor Drinks, Wine List, Hot
    528 Commonwealth Ave, World Map Boston, MA
  • Met Back Bay, Food, Mac and Cheese, American Bistro, Al Fresco Dining, Burger, Steakhouse, Diner, 279 Dartmouth St Back Bay Boston MA 02116
    Nominee for: New American
    279 Dartmouth St, Back Bay Boston, MA
  • 1 Bennett St, World Map Cambridge, MA
  • Bostonia Public House, Food, Great Meals, American Bistro, Wine List, New American, Brunch, 131 State St Financial District Boston MA 02109
    131 State St, Financial District Boston, MA
  • The Abbey, Food, Food after Midnight, Late Night Dining, American Bistro, 1657 Beacon St Brookline MA 02445
    1657 Beacon St, Brookline, MA
  • The Citizen Public House and Oyster Bar, Food, Nightlife, Raw Bar, Pre-Game Drinks - Fenway, 1310 Boylston St Fenway/Kenmore Boston MA 02215
    Nominee for: New American
    1310 Boylston Street, Fenway/Kenmore Boston, MA
  • Porter Cafe, Food, American Bistro, 1723 Centre St  West Roxbury, MA 02132
    Nominee for: New American
    1723 Centre St, West Roxbury West Roxbury, MA
  • Highland Kitchen, Nightlife, Food, Reason to Go out on Wednesday, Brunch, 150 Highland Ave Somerville MA 02143
    150 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA
  • Redd's in Rozzie, Food, Brunch, American Bistro, Bar Bites, 4257 Washington St Roslindale Village Roslindale MA 02131
    Nominee for: Brunch, New American
    4257 Washington St, Roslindale Village Roslindale, MA
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    10. Catalyst
    Nominee for: New American
    300 Technology Sq, Kendall Square/MIT Cambridge, MA
  • Fox & Hound Wood Grille and Tavern, Food, Restaurants, American Bistro, Traditional American, Sea St Quincy MA 02169
    Nominee for: New American
    125 Sea St, Quincy, MA
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    11. Strip T's
    Nominee for: New American
    93 School St, Watertown, MA
  • 75 Chestnut, Food, American Bistro, 75 Chestnut St Beacon Hill Boston MA 02108
    Nominee for: New American
    75 Chestnut St, Beacon Hill Boston, MA
  • Ashmont Grill, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 555 Talbot Ave Dorchester MA 02124
    Nominee for: New American
    555 Talbot Ave, Dorchester, MA
  • Flora, Food, American Bistro, 251 Mass Ave East Arlington Arlington MA 02474
    15. Flora
    Nominee for: New American
    251 Mass Ave, East Arlington Arlington, MA
  • The Regal Beagle, Food, Mac and Cheese, 308 Harvard St Coolidge Corner Brookline MA 02446
    Nominee for: New American
    308 Harvard St, Coolidge Corner Brookline, MA
  • Amrheins Restaurant, Great Meals, Food, Romantic Restaurant, Mac and Cheese, American Bistro, 80 W Broadway South Boston South Boston MA 02127
    Nominee for: New American
    80 W Broadway, South Boston South Boston, MA
  • Puritan & Company, Great Meals, New American, Brunch, 1166 Cambridge St Inman Square Cambridge MA 02139
    Nominee for: New American, Brunch
    1166 Cambridge St, World Map Cambridge, MA
  • Blackstrap BBQ, Food, Cheap Eats, Barbecue, 47A Woodside Ave  World Map Winthrop MA 02152
    47A Woodside Ave , World Map Winthrop, MA
  • State Park, Food, American Bistro, 1 Kendall Square Kendall Square/MIT Cambridge MA 02139
    Nominee for: New American
    1 Kendall Square, Kendall Square/MIT Cambridge, MA
  • Tavern Road, Food, American Bistro, 343 Congress Street South Boston Boston MA 02210
    Nominee for: New American
    343 Congress Street, Waterfront Boston, MA
  • The Paramount, Cheap eats, Great meals, Cheap Eats, Food, Great Meals, Breakfast, Brunch, Burger, 44 Charles Street Beacon Hill Boston MA 02114
    44 Charles Street, World Map Boston, MA
  • Sister Sorel, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 647 Tremont St Boston MA 02118
    Nominee for: New American
    647 Tremont St, South End Boston, MA
  • Lineage, Food, American Bistro, 242 Harvard St Coolidge Corner Brookline MA 02446
    19. Lineage
    Nominee for: New American
    242 Harvard St, Coolidge Corner Brookline, MA
  • The Local, Food, Reason to Cheat on your Diet, Mac and Cheese, American Bistro, 1391 Washington St Newton MA 02465
    19. The Local
    Nominee for: New American
    1391 Washington St, Newton, MA
Contest Overview
  • 33,554
    Total Votes
  • 20,225
  • 225

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