15 Boston Area Mac & Cheese Dishes That Will Blow Your Mind

It’s one of America’s great comfort foods, but the dish has become a lot more than macaroni, cheese and butter.

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The Marshside Restaurant in Dennis has a scrumptious lobster mac and cheese.
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The Restaurant Bar and Grille in Woburn has a terrific, old-school mac and cheese.
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The mac and cheese at Area Four in Cambridge has a mix of bread crumbs, herbs and spices on top, giving it a crusty texture; and a slightly thin and creamy cheese/butter combination mixing nicely with the tender pasta.
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The zingy macaroni and cheese at Ashmont Grill in Dorchester comes with a bit of smoked blue cheese.
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City Streets in Waltham has a mac and cheese that can be ordered with pieces of bacon.
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Fat Cat in Quincy has a marvelous macaroni and cheese with four different cheeses and panko bread crumbs. It can be ordered with bacon or lobster.
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The old-fashioned mac and cheese at Grumpy’s Restaurant in East Dennis is some of the best on the Cape.
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The macaroni and cheese at Jack’s Abby in Framingham comes with braised pork.
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The mac and cheese at Jerry Remy’s Sports Bar and Grill in Fall River comes with the Portuguese sausage “chourico.”
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The Lobster Shanty in Salem offers a decadent lobster mac and cheese.
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The People’s Pint in Greenfield has a creamy mac and cheese that goes well with a pint of suds.
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Publick House has a mac and cheese with a nice blend of orecchiette pasta, several different cheeses, and a truffled cream option.
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The macaroni and cheese at Tennessee’s Real BBQ in Braintree, pictured here with the pulled pork sandwich, is some of the best in the Boston area.
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Victoria’s Diner in Boston has a short-rib macaroni and cheese that is to die for.
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The mac and cheese at Winthrop Arms in Winthrop includes four different types of cheese and a golden brown crust on top.
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