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Things to do in Chelsea

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.
Pizza Place
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“Voted #1 Neopolitan pizza in Boston for a reason! One of my favorite pizza spots in all of Boston area.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Pub
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“This is a GEM! Non-touristy, NEW and very good food. Attentive staff because they only just opened and want everyone to return. Tables and a bar area. Biggest draw back- a little loud. $20 plates- cheaper than Boston itself, but more expensive than say other Chelsea haunts like the Dockside. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Great beer from a small local company. Enjoy a beer and some Jenga, then head over to Ciao Pizza and Pasta right down the street. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Laid-back spot serving BBQ staples like ribs & an assortment of Italian fare, with Keno at the bar. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“A place to eat that is close (walkable) and offer a variety of food and drinks!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bakery
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“We like the lobster tail and ricotta pie. The prices are reasonable and the portions are large. The lobster tail is enough for 4.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Café
“A nice Italian place with reasonably priced drinks that has a live DJ on Friday and Saturday nights. A good place to eat, hang out and spend the night. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“If you need to have your Starbucks in the morning this is the closest location.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bakery
“Known for their bagels, this place is only a block away. Just take a left when you walk out the door and you should see it right in front of you with the big, yellow sign!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“All you can eat for $15 or they do food to go by the weight. Great Chinese food option. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“If you like barbecue, meat and large portions this place is close by serving great steak tips, turkey tips, lamb tips, baby back ribs, and some fish dishes including cherry stones. they only take cash, but there is an ATM inside. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
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  • 1 local recommends
Skating Rink
“Cronin rink in Revere is clean, big, open, and a great place to skate. They offer a huge variety of classes ranging from the inexperienced to the Olympian.”
  • 1 local recommends
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Local, inexpensive and either a long walk or quick cab ride. (Also, consider using Uber to get there to not have to carry the stuff!)”
  • 1 local recommends
Pharmacy
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  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Pizza Place
“Voted #1 Neopolitan pizza in Boston for a reason! One of my favorite pizza spots in all of Boston area.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Pub
“This is a GEM! Non-touristy, NEW and very good food. Attentive staff because they only just opened and want everyone to return. Tables and a bar area. Biggest draw back- a little loud. $20 plates- cheaper than Boston itself, but more expensive than say other Chelsea haunts like the Dockside. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A place to eat that is close (walkable) and offer a variety of food and drinks!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bakery
“We like the lobster tail and ricotta pie. The prices are reasonable and the portions are large. The lobster tail is enough for 4.”
  • 4 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Laid-back spot serving BBQ staples like ribs & an assortment of Italian fare, with Keno at the bar. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Café
“A nice Italian place with reasonably priced drinks that has a live DJ on Friday and Saturday nights. A good place to eat, hang out and spend the night. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“All you can eat for $15 or they do food to go by the weight. Great Chinese food option. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“If you like barbecue, meat and large portions this place is close by serving great steak tips, turkey tips, lamb tips, baby back ribs, and some fish dishes including cherry stones. they only take cash, but there is an ATM inside. ”
  • 3 locals recommend

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