Muqueca is an excellent casual Brazilian restaurant in Inman Square.
Written byDan Secatore
The Laughing Monk Cafe is a Thai-Japanese restaurant in Mission Hill that has some sneakily great sushi.
Legal Harborside is a giant seafood restaurant in the Seaport, with multiple dining concepts and a big roof deck with harbor views.
La Brasa is a big, meat-forward place in East Somerville that has a good cocktail menu.
Kala Thai is a great little Thai spot next to the Haymarket downtown.
El Potro is a small, colorful Mexican place in Union Square with really big plates and margaritas.