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Dorchester Restaurants

224 Boston Street

224 is set in an historic house. In good weather you can dine outside in the award winning garden. The intimate bar boasts an ample beer and wine listand the menu is upscale comfort food incorporating local produce


D Bar

Full service restaurant which seamlessly transforms into a nightclub as the night goes on. Open for great brunch on Sunday, Tuesday is showtunes night, dinner - a great place for a drink and dinner with your neighbor on their terrace.

D Bar's creative chef grows herbs and vegetables on the roof of the restaurant.


Ashmont Grill

Open for brunch on Saturdays and Sunday and dinner all week long for bistro fare. Chef/Owner Chris Douglas, formerly of Icarus fame, is also a neighbor. In good weather, enjoy your meal or drinks from their back terrace. Located in Peabody Square at the Ashmont T stop. Monday nights are Wine Nights at the Ashmont Grill.



Tavolo, Chef/Owner/Neighbor Chris Douglas' newest addition to the neighborhood is an friendly, innovative Italian restaurant. Enjoy a quick bite at the large comfortable bar or attend their popular weekly theme dinners focusing on different regions of Italy. The produce is locally grown. Located at the Ashmont T stop.  You can also pick up a pizza on your way home from work


The Blarney Stone

Great neighborhood pub/sports bar/restaurant with an outdoor terrace for dining. There is a lively bar scene and the menu is ever changing representing the seasons. Located at the Fields corner T stop.


Dot to Dot Cafe

Internet cafe serving breakfast, lunch and dinner (on Thursdays) by a Cordon Bleu trained chef - live music coming soon......



See new friends or make new ones on the charming terrace.  Spiffed-up comfort food...a neighborhood hangout with a sassy menu and vibe. 


Savin Bar and Kitchen

Local gathering place, definitely a cut above bar food

Dorchester Shopping

Cedar Grove Gardens

Specialized nursery, eclectic gift shop, floral arrangements for any occasion - be sure to say hello to their resident cat


Dorchester Farmer's Market



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