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The top 3 florists for a special occasion in Boston

Looking to try the best florists in town?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best high-end florists in Boston, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to satisfy your cravings.

1. Winston Flowers 

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Topping the list is Winston Flowers. Located at 131 Newbury St. (between Clarendon and Dartmouth streets) in Back Bay, the florist is the highest-rated high-end florist in Boston, boasting 4.5 stars out of 134 reviews on Yelp.

"In 1944, Robert Winston and his teenage son, Maynard, first wheeled their pushcart of flowers onto Boston's fashionable Newbury Street in front of the original Ritz-Carlton hotel," the business explains in the history section of its Yelp profile. "From those modest beginnings, Winston Flowers was born. With a focus on excellence in both product and service, the father-son duo made a name for the company as a forward-looking Newbury Street boutique with the most talented floral designers available."

2. Davis & Sawin Florist

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Next up is West Roxbury's Davis & Sawin Florist, situated at 2097 Centre St. (between Spring Street and St. Theresa Avenue). With 4.5 stars out of 20 reviews on Yelp, the florist has proved to be a local favorite for those looking to indulge. 

"Shortly after WW2, Jack Davis, following in the tradition of his mother Ada, opened Jack Davis Florist of Chestnut Hill," the business notes in the history section of its Yelp profile. "He relocated to the Centre Street location nearly 25 years ago. Joe Adams has been a part of this business since 1955 and assumed ownership upon Jack's retirement in 2000."

As to what the business is known for, "Full-service florist specializing in exquisitely made floral arrangements," it states on Yelp in the section highlighting specialties.

3. Rouvalis Flowers & Garden

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Over in Beacon Hill, check out Rouvalis Flowers & Garden, which has earned four stars out of 29 reviews on Yelp. Treat yourself at the florist and gardening spot by heading over to 40 W. Cedar St. (between Mount Vernon and Pinckney streets). 

"Rouvalis Flowers has been in business for over 40 years and has maintained an impressive resume, as well as both personal and business relationships," according to the history section of the business's Yelp profile. "With being in business for 40 years we have seen the industry change and have always been ahead of the curve without losing the Rouvalis touch. Rouvalis has always maintained a loyal client base throughout the years and hopes to become your personalized florist."


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