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The Best Places for a Sit Down Lunch in Boston's Financial District
Boston's Financial District

The Best Places for a Sit Down Lunch in Boston's Financial District

Have an important meeting with clients or team members? Just want a waiter to serve you lunch? We get it. Here's where we'd go.
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Bostonia Public House

Bostonia Public House

Bostonia Public House has that classic Boston meeting place feel with a social, sophisticated touch. The restaurant includes an exposed kitchen serving ‘refined-rustic’ cuisine, bars on two floors (including an impressive 110 ft. walnut bar), event spaces and private rooms. If you want to get extra fancy, treat yourself to the prix-fixed lunch menu or just a couple of orders of the lobster mac and cheese. 

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Address: 
131 State St, Boston, MA 02110

Hours:
Mon-Fri 11:30am - 12pm
Saturday 10am - 2am
Sunday 10am - 12am

Trade Boston Financial District

TRADE

TRADE is a hot spot on the edge of the Financial District near the Waterfront. Bringing a fresh look on casual dining, the menu at TRADE features cuisine inspired by its awesome chef Jody Adams' international travels with a focus on local ingredients and big flavors. You can't go wrong with a flatbread or the burger. 

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Address:
540 Atlantic Ave, Boston, MA 02210
(617) 451-1234

Hours:
Monday-Thursday: 11:30am - 11pm
Friday: 11:30am - 12am
Saturday: 4pm - 12am 

The Merchant Financial District

The Merchant

The Merchant has a brasserie feel with a solid lunch menu and a happening bar and dining room area. Make sure you book a table at least a day in advance, as it's seemingly the #1 spot to take a client out to lunch. Also, if you're looking for a boozy lunch, this place has 60 beers on tap, 3 wines on tap, and a great cocktail & wine list. 

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Address:
60 Franklin St, Boston, MA 02110
(617) 482-6060

Hours:
Monday-Saturday: 11am - 2am
Sunday: 10:30am - 2am

Brandy Pete's Financial District Boston

Brandy Pete's

Brandy Pete's is known as a longtime landmark (it was established as a restaurant in 1933!) in the Financial District, and a haunt for local finance types, especially at lunch. They're known for a wide-ranging menu and speedy service. Hint: Brandy Pete's has a great whiskey & scotch selection. 

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Address:
267 Franklin St, Boston, MA 02110
(617) 439-4165

Hours:
Monday - Friday: 11am - 11pm
Saturday: 5-11pm

The Palm Boston Financial District

The Palm

This high-end chain serves typical (but some of the best) steakhouse & seafood fare, in a dining room that feels more like an exclusive club. Definitely a power lunch spot so dress accordingly. 

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Address:
100 Oliver Street, Lobby Level, Boston, MA 02110
(617) 867-9292

Hours:
Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 10pm
Saturday: 5-10pm
Sunday: 5-9pm

Central Wharf Co. Boston Financial District

Central Wharf Co.

If you're looking for a more casual bar atmosphere, Central Wharf Co. is a great spot. The space has floor to ceiling windows, nautical decor, and three bars on two floors. The food focuses on local ingrediants and the bar program has a strong craft beer selection. 

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Address:
160 Milk St, Boston, MA 02110
(617) 451-9460

Hours:
Open 7 days a week from 11am - 2am