Early in the week, it can be hard to find a place to eat: Many Boston-area restaurants close on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, or some combination of those days. This map highlights a number of reliable neighborhood favorites that are not only open seven days a week with long hours, they also serve up hearty portions and relaxed vibes.
(That said, lots of local restaurants have been suddenly shortening hours or closing temporarily due to staff shortages, COVID exposure, and such, so even for neighborhood spots like these that typically operate daily, it’s always good to check a restaurant’s social media or pick up the phone ahead of time to make sure it’s open.)
Health experts consider dining out to be a high-risk activity for the unvaccinated; it may pose a risk for the vaccinated, especially in areas with substantial COVID transmission. Note that as of January 15, 2022, restaurants in the city of Boston are required to check for proof of vaccination for customers dining indoors. (Brookline and Salem have similar policies, with Brookline’s also covering outdoor seating areas.)Read More