Lincoln Tavern

425 W Broadway
Boston, MA 02127
617-765-8636

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Lincoln Tavern

Claim a couple seats at the end of Lincoln Tavern's back bar for a sneak peek at the kitchen happenings and a direct line of sight to the wood-fired pizza oven. You'll get the first glance at fresh-off-the-stone flatbreads, from the paddle to the plate, and a glimpse at the back-of-house busyness.

Loyal Nine

660 Cambridge Street
East Cambridge, MA 02141
617-945-2576

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Loyal Nine

The kitchen-side seats at Loyal Nine offer a look behind the proverbial curtain. Book your front and center spot to take in the show from the first apps to the the grand finale (aka dessert).

Menton

354 Congress Street
Boston, MA 02210
617-737-0099

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Menton

The chef’s table at Menton provides guests with a “best of both worlds” experience, ideal for those who crave the excitement of the kitchen, but in a quieter, more private space. A long glass wall separates the 12-seat table from the kitchen, so diners can watch as their tasting menu orders evolve.

Myers + Chang

1145 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02118
617-542-5200

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Myers + Chang

Craving a dinner experience with your order of dumplings? Settle in at the cozy Myers + Chang counter for a bit of back-of-house flair—flaming woks, if you're lucky—as the kitchen team churns out pan-Asian plates and dumplings by the dozen.

Novara

556 Adams Street
Milton, MA 02186
617-696-8400

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Novara

With its large roll down projection screen (a homage to the building's original home as the State Theater), and sizable display kitchen cooking up modern Italian eats, Milton's Novara is two dining experiences in one.

o ya

9 East Street
Boston, MA 02111
617-654-9900

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O Ya

Want to see what it takes to make award-winning (like, the award-winning-est) sushi? Secure a spot at the counter at Tim Cushman's O Ya, which tops just about every best-of list there is, to watch it all come together one plate at a time.

Oak + Rowan

319 A Street Fort Point
Boston, MA 02210
857-284-7742

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Oak + Rowan

Foraging seafood dishes, steak, and an array of crudo down at Fort Point's Oak + Rowan is a craft so artful you'll want to peer over your banquet into the kitchen to catch a glimpse of the action.

Outlook at the Envoy

70 Sleeper Street
Boston, MA 02210
617-338-3030

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Outlook at the Envoy

Outlook at the Envoy gives diners a different, well, outlook with tables by the kitchen. Back of house is brought into the dining room and guests can book a seat by the glass-walled cooking area for a close-up look at the culinary happenings.

PAGU

310 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
617-945-9290

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PAGU

Ask one of the hosts at PAGU to seat you at their kitchen counter, where you can watch the sous chef torch your black cod and stir up your midnight ramen- you may even catch Chef Tracy Chang slicing up sumptuous cuts of jamon iberico, and if you're lucky, she'll offer you a sliver.

Pastoral

345 Congress Street
Fort Point, Boston, MA 02210
617-345-0005

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Pastoral

Pastoral's spacious chef's table gives diners a clear line of sight to the open kitchen and its prized pizza oven. From the comfortable digs, guests can take in the sights, sounds (and smells) of the pizza-making process as they tuck in to chef Todd Winer's menu.

Puritan & Company

1166 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
617-615-6195

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Puritan & Co.

The chef's counter at Puritan & Company gives four lucky diners a one-of-a-kind seat at Will Gilson's rustic and charming Inman Square eatery. The exclusive spot affords guests a close look at the chefs in action and a cornerside seat to the culinary hub-bub.

Row 34 – Boston

383 Congress Street
Fort Point, MA 02210
617-553-5900

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Row 34

Pull up a chair at Row 34 for a first-hand look at the chefs and shuckers. A place at the wrap-around counter gives you a good glimpse of the seafood preparations (and the bar taps) as you dine on the house specialties with pint in hand.

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