Fall restaurant openings around Boston

Fill your plate with newly opened spots + eateries coming soon.


Make plans to dine at Tonino on Thursday-Monday nights.

Photo by Brian Samuels

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It’s time to fill your fall foodie bucket list with these newly opened eateries around town. Then, be sure to save some room for spots coming soon.

Now Open

Solodko, 38 Brooks St.
This Ukrainian bakery + patisserie celebrated its grand opening in early November. Head to the Brighton shop for croissants, challah, and cakes.

Seaport Social, 225 Northern Ave.
This highly anticipated Seaport spot has reportedly opened to the public (very quietly). We’re on the lookout for more updates from the waterfront restaurant and bar.

Tonino, 669a Centre St.
The Jamaica Plain Italian restaurant opened last week for dinner service with small bites and a range of pastas + pizzas.

Little Whale Oyster Bar, 314 Newbury St.
Visit the seafood spot for New England classics like clam chowder and lobster rolls.

The Wig Shop, 27 Temple Pl.
Get whimsical at the wig-themed cocktail lounge + restaurant downtown. The eclectic food menu has everything from beef skewers to lobster pancakes.

Bom Dough, 1271 Cambridge St., Cambridge
This casual Brazilian eatery offers up freshly baked buns + cheese bread.

Hot Chix, 1220 Cambridge St., Cambridge
Just down the street in Inman Square, this hot chicken joint started out as a pop-up and now has an expanded menu of sandwiches, sides + sweets.

Coming Soon

Blasi’s Kitchen and Bar, 762 Adams St.
This Dorchester restaurant closed in 2017 after a fire, but is reopening its Adams Street space soon. The neighborhood joint will return with adjoining Fat Belly Deli for Italian sandwiches + beer and cocktails.

Sunset Cantina, 916 Commonwealth Ave.
Next on the list of restaurant comebacks is this Boston University haunt. The cantina plans to bring the famous nacho plates and margaritas back to its former location.

Comfort Kitchen, 611 Columbia Rd.
Expect a cafe by day + restaurant by night in Dorchester’s Upham’s Corner neighborhood, featuring flavors of the African diaspora (see previous pop-up menus).

Mei Mei, 58 Old Colony Ave.
The dumpling spot is moving from its Park Drive location to the Iron Works development in South Boston, with a January grand opening in the works.

Tenderoni’s, 1363 Boylston St.
Tiffani Faison’s pizza joint will take over her former Tiger Mama location next month. The 140-seat space at The Fenway will have two bars + a takeout window for slices to go.

Pescador, 500 Commonwealth Ave.
The coastal grill in Kenmore Square comes from the same owners of Blue Ribbon Sushi + will feature an 18-seat ceviche bar and 30-ft cocktail bar.

Johnny Pomodoro, 297 Main St.
Charlestown residents: get ready for modern Italian dishes like tray pies and garlic knots.

Psst — we’re keeping an eye out for updated opening timelines to share.

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