Restaurants Near the Opera House in Boston, Massachusetts

The Boston Opera House is located at 539 Washington Street, right in the heart of the theater district and near South Station. Because so many people come to attend shows here, there are plenty of places to eat out. These range from formal steakhouses to cafeteria-style restaurants.

Fajitas & Ritas

This Beacon Hill favorite has been serving inexpensive Mexican food to Bostonians for decades. The setting is casual, with colorful murals on the walls. Sizzling chicken, beef, and vegetarian fajitas are on the menu--with all the accompaniments like salsa and sour cream and guacamole. The restaurant also offers smoked barbecue and quesadillas and nachos. Wash it all down with a margarita. Fajitas & Ritas 25 West St. Boston, MA 02111 617-426-1222 www.fajitasandritas.com

BiNa Osteria

This Italian-style bistro is an upscale choice that is open late for dinner, after as well as before shows. The late-night seating for dinner is at 10.30 p.m. The setting is modern, with all white walls and tables and black chairs. The appetizers feature bressaola and other antipasti, which are sold at premium prices at the gourmet grocery store that is attached. Entrees include risotto with duck and "malfatti" homemade pasta with lobster. BiNa Osteria 581 Washington St. Boston, MA 02111 617-956-0888 www.binaboston.com

Marliave

This upscale restaurant is located in an atmospheric building that has been a restaurant since the nineteenth century and briefly served as a speakeasy during prohibition. It still serves a wide variety of cocktails and turns into a bar after dinner. But dinner is well worth going to with options like a raw bar with oysters and clams. Entrees include steak frites and rabbit with truffles. Marliave 10 Bosworth St. Boston, MA 02108 617-422-0004 marliave.com/menus/dinner.php

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