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Posted by Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism

With a brutal winter finally beginning to move into our rearview mirror, Boston’s spring restaurant week event, Dine Out Boston, is a most welcome arrival.
Thanks to the upcoming specials, Massachusetts residents and visitors will have the opportunity to make up for lost time (looking at you, Valentine’s Day), treating their friends, loved ones and their own taste buds to terrific food at a reduced price around the city.
After a February to forget, Dine Out Boston provides the perfect way to do just that, not to mention support local businesses.
Henrietta's Table

A light starter at Henrietta’s Table in Cambridge via Facebook

For those who haven’t take part in it before, the way that Dine Out Boston works is simple. Participating restaurants choose one of three price options, which are prix fixe, and the chefs at each eatery prepare a menu for guests. This year, the dates for Dine Out Boston’s spring edition are March 1 – 6 and March 8 – 13.
In terms of the restaurants, foodies of every taste won’t have any trouble finding something for themselves. More than 150 Boston-area restaurants will be taking part in Dine Out Boston, serving up French, Italian, American, Asian and Argentinian dishes, along with everything in between.
Lunches will cost $15, $20 or $25, while dinner will run $28, $33 or $38. Reservations, which can be set up through the Greater Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau website, are strongly encouraged.
La Voile Boston

Braised Lamb shank at La Voile in Boston via Facebook

Beyond the basics, this year’s edition of Dine Out Boston has something special to offer. At each meal, diners can snap a photo of their tasty fare and then submit it for the chance to win a $100 gift card to one of the participating restaurants. From March 1 – March 14, the person who posted the photo that gets the most likes each day will take home the card.
Dine Out Boston Contest
Before or after grabbing a bite, deal seekers with the day to themselves might also play some Boston Bingo another way to support local businesses that features prize potential in the form of Bruins tickets or coffee with Mayor Walsh. To learn more about Boston Bingo, just click here.
If you’re coming into town for Dine Out Boston or just looking to put your feet up around town after a good meal, there are plenty of places to do that. The Boston Omni Parker House Hotel is a luxurious downtown option, while Encore Bed and Breakfast is well suited to South End diners. To see more choices, click here.
Omni Parker House Hotel Boston

The Omni Parker House Hotel, in its full glory

For more information on events in Massachusetts, culinary and otherwise, click here. You can also take a deeper dive into the food scene all across the Commonwealth here.
Have you ever had a memorable meal at a Boston restaurant? In the comments, below let us know which one!
Photo at the top of Mistral Restaurant in Boston via Facebook