Try one of the many specialty pizzas—perhaps the Hawaiian BBQ (barbecued chicken, bacon, and pineapple) or the Florentine (baby spinach, chopped garlic, and ricotta). Read more.
The pub offers theme nights during the week as well: traditional Irish seissun Monday, Prime Time Trivia Tuesday, and College Quiz night Wednesday. The pub also broadcasts live Irish sporting events. Read more.
There is something special every night: jazz brunch on Sunday, pasta night on Monday, trivia on Tuesday, live jazz and small plates on Wednesday, live reggae on Thursday, and DJs on Friday & Saturday. Read more.
Known for its music lineup as well as for its food, drinks, and dartboard competitions. The Drafters, Dennis McCarthy, and the Charlie River Band have performed here. Read more.
Try a MEM loose-leaf tea served in a cast iron teapot, paired with the “hummer” breakfast sandwich, hummus, alfalfa sprouts, tomato, lettuce, and red onion, a healthy breakfast all for under $10. Read more.
With its full menu of appetizers, signature Great Big salads, subs, gyros, Italian specialties, and more than 30 pizza combinations, Little Pizza King will definitely be able to satisfy your appetite. Read more.
The cakes, pies, cookies, breads, pastries, and muffins are baked in-house daily. There is a huge assortment of ethnic treats, ranging from Brazilian and Italian pastries to Jewish sweets. Read more.
3 Scoops has over 50 different flavors of ice cream, frozen yogurt, sorbet, and nondairy frozen items. All products are handmade and organic, with ingredients from local farmers. Read more.
The Mediterranean-inspired menu offers great breakfast, lunch, and dinner options. If you just want something sweet, stop by for tarts, mousse tortes, gelato, handmade chocolate, cookies, or baklava. Read more.
This eclectic shop is brimming with pictures, posters, books, kitchenware, small dolls, and sculptures, perfect if you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind gift. Read more.
Rogers Park is a great place to gather with friends to play sports or just catch some sun in a lawn chair. There are baseball fields, basketball courts, tennis courts, and a playground. Read more.
Most makis cost between $3 and $7 (and the restaurant’s website has printable coupons for special deals). The place is tiny, so if you have a big party, you may want to look elsewhere. Read more.
The main room features old photographs and articles chronicling Brighton’s development, some dating as far back as the 1600s. There is also a room featuring local Brighton artists. Admission is free. Read more.
Although your chances of falling into the Charles River are minimal, they require all rowers to have a swim test on file from a certified lifeguard or at the local YMCA before using the club’s boats. Read more.
Curl up on the lounge area’s beautiful red couch, overlooking the library’s serenity garden, or enjoy one of the bean-shaped chairs in the story nook or a high-rise table in the teen café area. Read more.