Follow East Boston’s shoreline for miles and discover waterfront parks, restaurants and harbor amenities while enjoying unparalleled views of the Boston skyline and references to East Boston’s rich history. Whether you’re exploring the neighborhood for the first time or a current resident, be sure to check out a few of our favorite spots and discover why East Boston feels like home.
LoPresti Park — Four acres of green space along East Boston’s Southwest corner equipped with two turf soccer fields, basketball courts, exercise equipment, lounge chairs, picnic grove with a ping pong table, direct access to Harborwalk and kayak launches.
Pazza on Porter — Modern Italian-American restaurant featuring a lively bar scene, homemade pasta and craft cocktails. Enjoy dinner under the stars on the outdoor patio or a leisurely weekend brunch at the bar.
Maverick Square — the heart of East Boston features bustling restaurants, bars, cafes, shops, easy access to downtown and new residential & retail developments in the pipeline. Commute from Maverick Station to State Street in less than 3 minutes.
Reel House — Nautical, posh gastro pub surrounded by spectacular harbor and skyline views. Fresh England fare infused with global ingredients, handmade cocktails, award winning interior design and an expansive outdoor patio offer a one-of-a-kind dining experience.
East Boston Greenway — Developed along the path of a former Conrail line, this 3.3 mile stretch of continuous green space connects several open space areas including Piers Park, Memorial Park, Bremen Street Park, Wood Island Bay Marsh and Belle Isle.
Ko Pies — Known for their Australian inspired savory meat and vegetarian pies, barbequed grilled seafood, seasonal salads, locally sourced ingredients, eclectic beer selection and three season outdoor dining. A low-key weekend lunch at KO includes industrial harbor views and casual locals playing Jenga and Cornhole.
ICA Waterfront — Housed in a former copper pipe and sheet metal factory in the Boston Harbor Shipyard and Marina, the 15,000-square-foot, formerly condemned space will be a place to gather and experience immersive artwork. The Watershed is always free and ferry service is included with ICA admission.
Renegade’s Pub — Grab a bite and catch a game with local craft beer, a multitude of spirits and a modern pub-style food menu with a focus on whiskey and savory burgers.
DownEast Cider — Friendly Ciderhouse in the Shipyard offering complimentary samples, tours and flights of cider. Stop by to fill up your growler, sample the test Ciders in the taproom or hop onto a tour to learn about this renowned local business.
Piers Park — Award-winning and impeccably maintained 6.5 acre waterfront park with breathtaking skyline views, community sailing center, amphitheater and 600-foot promenade including a restored pier from 1870.
Angela’s Cafe — A local favorite offering authentic homemade Mexican cuisine, hand crafted margaritas and daily brunch menu in two convenient locations.
Bremen Street Dog Park — East Boston’s premier off-leash space features over 22,000 square feet of agility courses, benches & water fountains. A great place for city dogs to play while their owners mingle in a relaxed park environment.
The Quiet Few — Neighborhood tavern with a lengthy list of brown liquors, organic wine menu, creative comfort food & local beers. Meet new neighbors over a game of shuffleboard or reminisce with old friends over a round of pickle backs.
Constitution Beach — One of Boston’s hidden waterfront gems. Take a swim or head over to the athletic fields as you watch planes flying from Logan Airport and ships sailing through Boston Harbor.
Cunard Tavern — Located on the former site of Oscar Woodworking, this industrial-rustic space is home to an eclectic gastropub featuring craft cocktails, locally influenced dishes, craft beer and a rooftop bar with harbor views.