Here’s a list of delicious meals to add to your culinary bucket list.
121 Spruce St., Providence, R.I.
The Federal Hill mainstay has been serving crispy, buttery slices since 1953. A small round pizza starts at around $7, and a large, rectangular 12-slice pie costs less than $20.
482 Moody St., Waltham, Mass.
It may have a silly name, but the folks inside Charcoal Guido’s are serious about pizza. Sample the Nutella dessert pie topped with ricotta and fresh fruit.
The Farmer’s Daughter
122 Main St., North Easton, Mass.
This bright and sunny restaurant serves upscale spins on breakfast favorites, like a hash brown waffle smothered with crumbled bacon and melted cheddar cheese.
903 Chalkstone Ave., Providence, R.I.
Try the signature paella at this high-energy eatery that serves up flavorful Latin dishes. It features seafood, chicken and chorizo, and slow-cooked saffron rice stuffed inside a 2-pound lobster.
Abington and Marshfield, Mass.
The lobster Regazza at this family-run spot doesn’t disappoint: It boasts lobster, sauteed scallops, shrimp, and mussels in a scampi sauce over angel hair pasta.
25 Preble St., Portland, Maine
Come to this unique pizzeria for its signature bumpy, crusty style of Sicilian pizza made with ultra-fresh ingredients and served in generous slabs.
Strip by Strega
64 Arlington St., Boston
This is the place where you’ll want to have your last supper. Top choices includes the K.C. prime dry-aged sirloin and an indulgent 3-pound lobster.
The Tasty Cafe
321 Boston Ave., Medford, Mass.
For a must-try sandwich, sample the Portuguese-style francesinha: grilled steak, a hot dog, linguica, bacon, eggs, and cheese stuffed into bread and smothered in a spicy sauce.
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