Massachusetts offers delicious farm-to-table cuisine and mouth-watering seafood that is considered some of the best in the USA.
Indulge on one of the food trail tours, or sample delicious varieties at vineyards and wineries. Eat like the locals when you visit farmers markets and get a slurp of the freshest oysters around. These are fresh regional tastes every foodie needs to try, so bring your appetite when you visit Massachusetts.
Commonwealth Restaurant and Market
Commonwealth is a hybrid restaurant-market serving the best local ingredients; the offerings evolve as the seasons change. You will find local produce, New England cheese, farm-fresh eggs and dairy, house-made specialties and daily meal selections. Located in Cambridge, Commonwealth is an American-style family restaurant that is as casual as a Sunday dinner with the family. The laid-back atmosphere paired with fresh local food makes this a must-stop.
Juicy cherries and blackberries are in season in June and July
East Dennis Oyster Farm
In business since 2003, the East Dennis Oyster Farm is a popular spot for oyster lovers. The farm is on the intertidal flats off of Quivet Neck on Cape Cod, and the oysters are raised free of pesticides in off-bottom trays. For the freshest East Dennis Oysters, order them to eat at Chapin’s Restaurant, Ocean House, Chapin’s Fish ‘n Chips, Cape Sea Grille and the Clean Slate Eatery. The East Dennis Oyster Farm also ships oysters to out-of-area destinations.
Fresh Oysters picked right from Cape Cod
For a delicious way to spend the day, go on a Yummy Walks Tour and dine on the most mouth-watering cuisine found in Boston. Visit the mom-and-pop establishments that all the locals go to and taste some great food while you discover the history, culture, architecture and entertainment of the city. Choose from tours that include the Freedom Trail, the North End/Little Italy, and Seafood and “Chowda.”
A bowl of seafood chowder
City Wine Tours
Take a walking tour with City Wine Tours and explore the heart of each neighborhood as you drink delicious wines and discover tasty restaurants along the way. Go on one of the two-hour wine tours led by professional wine ambassadors who are energetic and entertaining; you’ll learn about the wine culture of the area. These tours also give you lessons about wine tasting and pairing wine with food.