Pasta Special & Viewing Party

Pay a visit to chef-owner Daniel Boulud’s restaurant, Bar Boulud, which is tucked inside the Mandarin Oriental, Boston. The French-inspired bistro and wine bar will have pasta on special during lunch and dinner on Sunday, April 14th. Stick around on Monday for their Boston Marathon viewing party in the bar & lounge from 11:00am to 4:00pm — tickets linked below. If you want to swing by a bit earlier in the weekend, make sure to stop at the Fan Zone by Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in the hotel’s lobby, open from Saturday, April 13th through Monday, April 15th. And if you want to unwind after the race? Book yourself a Runners Revive treatment at the hotel’s spa, which is on special for the month of April.

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Bar Boulud

776 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02199
617-535-8800

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Runner's Reward

Runners are invited to join Chef Colin Lynch and the team at Bar Mezzana for a complimentary arancini snack when they arrive wearing their 2019 medal.

Availability: Monday, April 15th: 5:00-10:00pm

Bar Mezzana

360 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02118
617-530-1770

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Pasta Specials

There’s something for everyone at Bistro du Midi this Marathon Monday. Executive Chef Robert Sisca (a runner himself – he’s prepping for a half marathon later this year!) is adding two specials to the regular offerings at Bistro du Midi. Pop in to the Boylston Street spot (whether you’ll be lacing up or not) to tuck into plates like Black Pepper Tagliatelle with pine nuts, broccoli rabe pesto, pickled ramps, parmesan ($21) or Whole Wheat Cavatelli with duck Bolognese, apple and feta ($23).

Price: A la Carte

Bistro du Midi

272 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116
617-426-7878

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Marathon Monday Specials

This Financial District fave has one of the best Bloody Mary bars around town — see it for yourself if you come for brunch between 10:00am and 3:00pm on Monday, April 15th. They’ll also have their sunset menu of snackers, starters, small bites, a raw bar, cheese & charcuterie boards and more from 3:00 to 5:00pm followed by dinner until 10:00pm. The bar doesn’t close until midnight though, so end your Marathon Monday with a craft sipper.

Bostonia Public House

131 State Street
Boston, MA 02110
617-948-9800

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Carbo-Loading

South Boston's Capo is helping runners carbo-load before the big day with their bottomless pasta specials. Gather your marathon team (or your crowd of spectators) and hunker down over plates rigatoni bolognese, pesto gemelli, and spaghetti & meatballs - available family style.

Availability: through Sunday, April 14th

Price: A la Carte

Capo Restaurant

443 W Broadway
Boston, MA 02127
617-993-8080

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Carbo-Loading

In honor of Marathon Monday and Patriot’s Day, the team at Chopps American Bar & Grill in Burlington is inviting all runners with their bib and/or medal to enjoy 25% off their food tab. Chef Steve Zimei (an avid runner and cyclist when he’s not in the kitchen) has put together a menu that’s pretty much the perfect way to celebrate the holiday and recover from a job well run.

Availability: April 15th 5:30-10:00pm

Price: A la Carte

Chopps American Bar & Grill

1 Burlington Mall Road
Burlington, MA 01803
781-221-6643

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Pasta Specials

Find a trio of pasta specials from chef Sean MacAlpine at this eatery that’s right at the tail end of the race. Try gnocchi bolognese, linguine with pesto or wild mushroom ravioli all weekend long between 5:00 and 11:00pm from Friday, April 12th through Sunday, April 14th. Take a peek at the menu linked below.

City Table

65 Exeter Street
Boston, MA 02116
617-933-4800

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Carbo-Loading

Carb it up with some help from chef-owner Dante de Magistris. His restaurant, aptly named dante, offers one of the best views of Boston's skyline. In addition to their a la carte menu, they'll be offering bottomless portions of four types of pasta for $21 — basil pesto, tomato basil, aglio e olio and zucchine.

Availability: Sunday, April 14th from 2:30 to 10:00pm

Price: A la Carte

dante

40 Edwin H. Land Boulevard
Cambridge, MA 02142
617-497-4200

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Carbo-Loading

Spend your Sunday, April 14th downing all the carbohydrates you can at the Boston outpost of Davio’s, where they have a huge selection of handmade pasta like hand-rolled potato gnocchi with organic mushrooms, basil & white truffle oil and tagliatelle bolognese with braised veal, beef, pork and tomato sauce. These dishes also make a great post-race celebration meal.

Davio’s – Boston

75 Arlington Street
Boston, MA 02116
617-357-4810

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Marathon Monday Specials

Get your fix of bivalves, seafood and other classic New England fare in Fenway on Marathon Monday. This neighborhood fave will be open an hour earlier than normal at 10:00am with brunch specials and $1 oysters all day long — until 10:00pm! It’ll also be the kick off day for the joint’s new loyalty program, Oyster Eater’s Club, so you can get the full scoop when you swing by.

Eventide Fenway

1321 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02215
617-545-1060

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Marathon Monday Specials

Washington Square's Grassona's Italian is opening its doors all day on Marathon Monday, so you can brunch on their Beacon Street patio (which overlooks the 23rd mile mark!) cheer on runners, and tout your Boston pride!

Availability: April 15th: Brunch: 10:00am-4:00pm; Dinner: 5:30-9:00pm

Price: A la Carte

Grassona’s Italian

1704 Beacon Street
Brookline, MA 02445
617-396-8752

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Marathon Monday Specials

A special day calls for a special lunch, right? Head to this Back Bay staple from noon to 3:00pm for an epic lunch menu from chef Peter Agostinelli. Grill 23 & Bar is open for lunch just a few times a year, so don’t miss your chance for some mid-day steakin’ and seafoodin’. See the full offerings linked below.

Availability: Lunch: 12:00-3:00pm; Dinner: 4:00-10:00pm

Price: A la Carte

Grill 23 & Bar

161 Berkeley Street
Boston, MA 02116
617-542-2255

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