#MadeByWomen Fine Dining Restaurants in Boston

Among the best Fine Dining restaurants in Boston, there are several which are owned by women. Choose from French, Italian, Asian, and Mediterranean cuisine, and visit some of the best restaurants in Boston that have the feminine touch.

1. Oak + Rowan @ Fort Point

Seafood American Restaurant * $$$

While Oak symbolizes growth, strength, and endurance, and Rowan symbolizes vision, power, and mystery, owner Nancy Batista-Caswell conceptualizes the space inspired by childhood treehouses. Recommended by “Diners’ Choice” for 2019, the restaurant celebrates all food sources, from land and sea, offering various dishes such as handmade pasta, prime steak, sourced fish, and sustainable caviar.

Nancy Batista-Caswell, Owner
321 A St. Boston, MA 02210

2. Menton @ Fort Point

French & Italian Restaurant * $$$

Menton, a restaurant that specializes in modern French cuisine, is owned by chef Barbara Lynch – the only woman in the US holding the title of ‘Grand Chef Relais and Châteaux.’ The fusion between glamorous setting, natural ingredients, and refined cooking techniques defines a new meaning for fine dining. Every evening the restaurant is offering a rich wine program, seasonal menus, and exclusive tasting events.

Barbara Lynch, Chef and Owner
354 Congress St. Boston, MA 02210

3. The Butcher Shop @ South End

Steakhouse * $$$

Inspired by traveling throughout Italy and France, chef and owner Barbara Lynch wanted to pay homage to the authentic European boucheries. The restaurant offers high-quality meat and ingredients from local farms, as well as a selection of the finest wines from exclusive vintners. Serving dinner and weekend brunch.

Barbara Lynch, Chef and Owner
552 Tremont St. Boston, MA 02118

4. Tiger Mama @ West Fens

Thai Restaurant * $$$

Set in a tropical oasis, Tiger Mama is a Thai restaurant offering the spicy and sharp flavors of Southeast Asian cuisine. The chef and owner, Tiffani Faison, is paying tribute to authentic dishes while exploring various ingredients and techniques. In addition to rolls, noodles, salads, and meat, the restaurant offers a unique take on Thai cocktails.

Tiffani Faison, Chef and Owner
1363 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02215

5. Porto @ Back Bay

Mediterranean Seafood Restaurant * $$$

A Meze Mediterranean restaurant is encouraging the guests to enjoy a shared dining experience. Award-winning chef Jody Adams emphasizes the seafood tradition of the region, though the menu includes much more. If its oysters, steak, or homemade pappardelle, all accompanied by the view of the city’s skyline.

Jody Adams, Chef and Co-owner
Ring Rd, Boston, MA 02199

6. Trade @ Waterfront

Mediterranean Restaurant * $$$

Since 2011 “Trade” is bringing to the table the dining experience of the coastal Mediterranean cuisine. Using only local ingredients, two-time James Beard Award winner chef, Jody Adams, created a menu with small plates and flatbreads for the diners to share while enjoying the views of the Greenway through the floor to ceiling windows. Recommended by “Diners’ Choice” for 2019, the restaurant is open Monday to Saturday.

Jody Adams, Chef and Co-owner
540 Atlantic Ave, Boston, MA 02210

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French & Italian Restaurant * $$$$

The flagship restaurant of the awarded chef Barbara Lynch, “No. 9 Park,” is setting the bar high for fine dining. Inspired by the simplicity of the regional French and Italian cuisine, the menu offers dishes such as oysters, caviar, foie gras, and gnocchi, as well as a wine list with wines from various boutique vintners.

Barbara Lynch, Chef and Owner
9 Park St, Boston, MA 02108

8. Scampo @ West End

Italian Restaurant * $$$

Scampo (“escape” in Italian) provides a culinary experience of rustic Italian cuisine. The award-winning chef, Lydia Shire, crafted a menu that is influenced by Mediterranean and Middle Eastern flavors and textures, corresponding with the chic space design and open kitchen. Open daily; the restaurant is offering a wide selection of dishes, from fish, pasta, and pizza to delicious desserts such as tiramisu, gelato, and amaretto cheesecake.

Lydia Shire, Chef
215 Charles St, Boston, MA 02114

9. Sumiao Hunan Kitchen @ Cambridge

Asian Restaurant * $$$

A bar and restaurant that specializes in the bold flavors of the famous Hunanese cuisine. The owner, Sumiao Chen, created a menu based on the tastes and colors of her childhood in China’s Hunan province. As assured by the meaning of its name, Sumiao = “sketch” in Chinese, the menu is creatively merging tradition with the contemporary. Open daily, serving lunch and dinner with authentic seasonal specials.

Sumiao Chen, Owner
270 Third St, Cambridge, MA 02142

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