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Things to do in Brighton, Boston

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Tapas Restaurant
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“Now this is my favorite place for late night food. And my fav orate place for Spanish tapas, please do not miss out their Spanish tortilla, the hanger steak and croquetas. very reasonable prices and food served until 12 pm.”
  • 51 locals recommend
College Communications Building
“Whether you're visiting your kid or going to watch a football game, this school is just a 15-min Uber ride away or 35-minute T-ride away from home. Parking at Boston College is pricy and limited so it's best recommended to travel by public transit or taking an Uber/Lyft there.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Deli / Bodega
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“Classic deli fare & all-day breakfast are offered at this bustling joint with artsy decor.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Small gastropub with great food (brunch is delic), a long craft beer list and a small patio in the back. < 0.3 miles away >”
  • 36 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Lively beer hall with an expansive brew list, refined pub fare & a cozy, relaxed atmosphere.”
  • 44 locals recommend
Sports Bar
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“Night Club for College Students. It also has great food! Not great for a romantic night, but if you want to have a nice meal and thirst-out on a fish-bowl that's the place. This is without a doubt the youngest most adventurous nightclub in the area. * ~10 mins walking *”
  • 18 locals recommend
Bar
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“One of few wonderful places open late for food and drinks. The shredded Brussels sprouts are to die for. The cod is amazing as well. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“American dishes & many beers are found at this busy, no-reservations standby with wood-lined space.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Entertainment
“If you have spare time, you could walk to here and experience the history.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“This place has great Asian fusion and their spicy fried chicken is awesome. ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“A great spot for a leisurely stroll or a beautiful run when the weather is nice, the reservoir is a favorite with locals. Measures exactly 1.5 miles point to point, so go for one more lap!”
  • 23 locals recommend
Noodle House
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“Three kinds of wok-cooked, Sapporo-style ramen soups make up the menu at this compact noodle shop.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Pharmacy
“CVS sells prescription drugs and a wide assortment of general merchandise, including over-the-counter drugs, beauty products and cosmetics, film and photo finishing services, seasonal merchandise, greeting cards, and convenience foods.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Excellent variety of breads made in the french style. Yummy pastries as well. Beautiful croissants. Very good selection of fresh pasta and sauces as well. ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Comfort Food Restaurant
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“Very good for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Huge craft beer selection, if that's your thing!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Buzzy bakeshop for coffee & innovative Mediterranean & European pastries, cakes & baked treats.”
  • 27 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Tapas Restaurant
“Now this is my favorite place for late night food. And my fav orate place for Spanish tapas, please do not miss out their Spanish tortilla, the hanger steak and croquetas. very reasonable prices and food served until 12 pm.”
  • 51 locals recommend
Deli / Bodega
“Classic deli fare & all-day breakfast are offered at this bustling joint with artsy decor.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Gastropub
“Small gastropub with great food (brunch is delic), a long craft beer list and a small patio in the back. < 0.3 miles away >”
  • 36 locals recommend
Gastropub
“Lively beer hall with an expansive brew list, refined pub fare & a cozy, relaxed atmosphere.”
  • 44 locals recommend
Sports Bar
“Night Club for College Students. It also has great food! Not great for a romantic night, but if you want to have a nice meal and thirst-out on a fish-bowl that's the place. This is without a doubt the youngest most adventurous nightclub in the area. * ~10 mins walking *”
  • 18 locals recommend
Bar
“One of few wonderful places open late for food and drinks. The shredded Brussels sprouts are to die for. The cod is amazing as well. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Gastropub
“American dishes & many beers are found at this busy, no-reservations standby with wood-lined space.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This place has great Asian fusion and their spicy fried chicken is awesome. ”
  • 18 locals recommend

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