Check Out These 20 New Boston-Area Restaurants and Breweries

More than 25 Boston-area restaurants opens and closed over the past two weeks.

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Sullivan's on Castle Island is planning to open a new location at the Hood Milk Bottle at the Boston Children's Museum. Sullivan's is known for its hot dogs, hamburgers, lobster rolls, ice cream, and more.
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Cafe Algiers in Harvard Square will be shutting its doors in August, with Michael Scelfo opening an eatery called Longfellow in the Brattle Street space. The restaurant will be located at 40 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA, 02138.
Roadworthy is now open in Dedham. The restaurant on wheels features biscuits, fried dough, Sicilian-style breakfast pizza, macaroni with beef, Italian beef sandwiches, porchetta sandwiches, schnitzel, corn puppies, fried ravioli, and more.The location of the truck is 125 Washington Street, Dedham, MA, 02026.
Cunard Tavern on Webster Street opens on June 20. The restaurant will serve octopus dumplings, Cuban spring rolls, and crispy fish tacos. The address is 47 Webster Street, East Boston, MA, 02128.
Boston's Restaurant & Sports Bar is planning to open two locations in Massachusetts over the next three years.
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El Centro is planning to open in Dedham, moving into a space on Washington Street on the northern edge of Dedham Square. Currently there are three other locations in the South End, Brookline Village, and Belmont Center. The restaurant will be located at 350 Washington Street, Dedham, MA, 02026.
The Bebop is now open on Boylston Street, moving into the former Pad Thai Cafe space near the Berklee College of Music. The address is 1116 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215.
Ben Cotto is opening in Boston's North End. The restaurant has seating for approximately 40, a dining counter, a wood-fired brick oven, and a license to serve beer and wine. The restaurant will take over the location where Circle Pizza was at 361 Hanover Street, Boston, MA, 02113.
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Castle Island Brewing in Norwood has opened a 100-person taproom on Friday, June 16, with 16 draft lines installed, locally made snacks such as salsa and guacamole, tortilla chips, and prosciutto-style jerky offered, and food trucks set up Friday through Sunday for the opening. The brewery is located at 31 Astor Avenue in Norwood.
Honeycomb Cafe is getting ready to open in Savin Hill, taking over the space where Savin Scoop had been before it announced its closure in March. The restaurant is located at 107 Savin Hill Avenue, Dorchester, MA, 02125.
The Halal Guys plans to open in City Place Building at 137 Stuart Street in Boston's Theater District sometime in July, and this will be followed by shops in Downtown Crossing, the Financial District, the North Station/TD Garden area, the Back Bay, and Cambridge's Porter Square. Eaters can expect to see chicken and rice, hummus, falafel sandwiches, and baklava.
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The Blue Room and Belly Wine Bar in Kendall Square will be closing for good at the end of business hours on July 1.
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Democracy Brewing is opening in Downtown Crossing. Democracy Brewing hopes to open to the public in the first quarter of 2018. It will be located at 29-35 Temple Place.
Seven Star Street Bistro in Roslindale is closing "indefinitely." Seven Star Street Bistro first opened in 2011, offering inventive takes on Chinese food and other Asian fare in a casual atmosphere. The address of the restaurant was 153 Belgrade Avenue, Roslindale, MA, 02131.
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Victoria's Diner owners are taking over Charlie's Sandwich Shoppe in Boston's South End. Charlie's first opened in 1927, shutting down in the summer of 2014 before reopening under new ownership in early 2016. The address is 429 Columbus Avenue, Boston, MA, 02116.
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&pizza's plans to open a Harvard Square location have fallen through. The shop would've been located at 35 Brattle Street.
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Santa Banta is returning as Singh Saab, with the restaurant opening in the Punjabi Tadka space on Massachusetts Avenue in Arlington Center. The former Santa Banta space in Waltham is being taken over by Moody's Deli, which will open an oyster/ceviche bar within the space. The address is 444 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington, MA, 02474.
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Allium Market is planning to open in the old Walgreens space within the historic S.S. Pierce Building in the heart of Coolidge Corner. The market will have such items as produce, sauces, olive oils, vinegars, and pickled vegetables, while the cafe will have lunch and light dinner options including salads, mediterranean-style tapas items, and coffee, and the cheese section will feature an extensive array of domestic and imported cheeses. The market plans to open in the Fall. The address is 1330 Beacon Street, Brookline, MA, 02446.
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Caramel French Patisserie in Salem is planning to expand to Somerville's Davis Square. The address of the pastry shop will be 233 Elm Street, Somerville, MA, 02144.
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COJE Restaurant Group is planning to open a Matadora in Woburn. The group is working with Hilton Boston Woburn to open the location there.
Chile Mango & Lime in Weymouth is no longer on business, with a sign initially saying that the Washington Street eatery was temporarily closed but now indicating that this is a permanent closure. The restaurant featured samosas, chicken satay, spring rolls, wings, pad Thai, chicken curry, chili mango fried rice, and more. The address of the restaurant was 336 Washington Street, Weymouth, MA, 02188.
Fairview Inn has received approval by town selectmen to open back up as early as June 23. It appears that the Fairview Inn would be open for lunch and dinner daily, with a brunch offered on Sundays. The location would be 133 Ocean Street, Marshfield, MA, 02050.
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Shelter is now open on Friend Street in the former spillover room for Hurricane O’Reilly's. The speakeasy-style bar with Caribbean-influenced cocktails has opened in the back room of a West End drinking spot, and it should be popular with both commuters and sports fans. The bar is located at 237 Friend Street while the address for Hurricane O'Reilly's is 150 Canal Street.
Pronto Uyghur Cuisine is now open on Cambridge Street in East Cambridge. The restaurant serves a chicken plate, dry fried noodles, diced noodles, lamb kebabs, stir-fried lamb, wontons, dumplings, pilaf, smoothies, and more. The location of the restaurant is 645 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA, 02141.
Tom English's on Dorchester Avenue is being sold. The sale is expected to be finalized this summer, and a licensing board hearing is slated for June 28. The dive bar was located at 957 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, MA, 02125.
Wild Rice Vegan Cafe on Elm Street in Watertown shut down for good on Sunday, June 18. The restaurant was located at 71 Elm Street, Watertown, MA, 02472.
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