145 "Casual Weeknight Dinner" restaurants in Boston.
A good casual weeknight dinner spot is hard to find. It’s a step above a make-your-own bowl place, but not somewhere you’ll need a reservation. It shouldn’t be too expensive, you should be able to talk instead of shout, and your dinner shouldn’t take more than an hour. These spots do it all.
Dirty Water Dough Company is a decent pizza place in Back Bay serving both slices and whole pies.
Taquería Jalisco is a Mexican restaurant in East Boston with good tamales, tacos, and pozole.
Olé is a Mexican restaurant in Inman Square with good food and a lunch time take-out counter.
All Star Sandwich bar is a casual sandwich shop in Inman Square with unique (and very good) sandwiches.
Lily P’s is a restaurant in Kendall Square that serves fried chicken and oysters.
Luna’s is a restaurant in East Boston serving both Italian and Latin food.
New Saigon is one of only two Vietnamese restaurants in East Boston.
Dirty Water Dough Company is a pizza spot in East Boston serving slices and whole pies.
Mehak is a Pakistani and Indian restaurant in East Boston with some interesting Afghani dishes as well.
Tu Metapán is a Salvadorean restaurant in East Boston with good pupusas and other budget-friendly plates.
Saigon Hut is a Vietnamese restaurant in East Boston with decent grilled meats.
Cambridge Brewing Company is a brewpub in Kendall Square, and one of the oldest breweries in Boston.
Ittoku is a Porter Square izakaya inside a windowless mall, and it’s better and way more fun than you expect a restaurant in a windowless mall to be.