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Posted by Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism

For all the foodies out there, it will soon be a special time of year – Boston’s Restaurant Week!

Back this year with a makeover, Boston’s most delicious event has a new name: Dine Out Boston. And although the name is new, the idea is the same: over 200 of the top restaurants in the Boston area will serve up special prix fixe lunch or dinner menus (or both!) for the event, inviting people from near and far to indulge for less from March 16th – 21st and 23rd – 28th.
Along with the name change, this year’s participating restaurants will offer pricing based off a three-tiered model for each menu. Lunch menus will be priced at $15, $20 or $25 and dinner menus are available for $28, $33 or $38 (not including beverages, tax and gratuities).

Photo: Char-grilled pork loin at 75 Chestnut via Facebook

You can browse restaurants, from the trendiest new spots and chef-owned bistros to national chains and some of Boston’s esteemed award-winning restaurants, based on neighborhood and cuisine on the website here. With the number of participating restaurants, there’s bound to be something for everyone.
Looking for fondue? The Melting Pot in Bedford/Burlington will have a special $33 three-course dinner menu with enticing options like filet mignon or wild-caught mahi-mahi paired with signature dipping sauces. In the mood for sushi? Osaka in Brookline is offering menus for both a two-course lunch ($15) and a three-course dinner ($28) with fare such as char-grilled Chilean sea bass and Japanese mochi ice cream. Or, if you’re looking to treat yourself to an upscale fine-dining experience, try something like The Capital Grille on Boylston Street, which will feature both a three-course lunch and dinner menu ($25, $38).

Photo: Osaka Sushi Boat via Facebook

Since prices and menu options vary, be sure to check in with each restaurant specifically when planning your Dine Out Boston schedule. You can make reservations and view menus straight from the website, or through the restaurants directly. For the latest updates and tips on where to go during the event, check in with @RestoWeekBoston and @DineOutBos on Twitter.
Dine Out Boston is the perfect opportunity to experiment with new types of foods or visit that restaurant you’ve heard so much about and have always wanted to try. It’s also a great chance for a short getaway trip to Boston. With so many hotels and places to visit in the city, why not make a mini-vacation out of it? Find a list of places to stay here, and more things to see and do here.
And once Dine Out Boston ends, you can keep exploring your dining options throughout Massachusetts here.
Getting hungry yet? Which restaurants are on your list to visit? Let us know in the comments section below!
Photo at the top from The Capital Grille via Facebook