Explore the 4 top spots in Boston's Back Bay neighborhood

Visiting Back Bay, or just looking to better appreciate what it has to offer? Get to know this Boston neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a steakhouse and wine bar to a coffee shop.

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Back Bay, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.

1. The Capital Grille

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Topping the list is steakhouse and wine bar The Capital Grille, which offers seafood and more. Located at 900 Boylston St. (between Hereford and Gloucester streets.), it's the highest rated business in the neighborhood, boasting 4.5 stars out of 875 reviews on Yelp.

2. Atlantic Fish Co

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Next up is cocktail bar and live/raw food spot Atlantic Fish Co, serving seafood and more, situated at 761 Boylston St. (between Fairfield and Exeter streets). With four stars out of 2,353 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite.

3. Saltie Girl

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Wine bar and cocktail bar Saltie Girl, which offers seafood and more, is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 281 Dartmouth St. (between Commonwealth Avenue and Newbury Street), 4.5 stars out of 742 reviews. 

4. Thinking Cup

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Thinking Cup, a breakfast and brunch spot that offers coffee and tea, sandwiches and more, is another much-loved neighborhood go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 718 Yelp reviews. Head over to 85 Newbury St. (between Clarendon and Berkeley streets.) to see for yourself. 


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