35. The Black Rose

City: Boston
Address: 160 State St.
Website: blackroseboston.com

Skeptics might balk at the Black Rose's high-traffic, touristy location, but don't be fooled. The food is top-notch, often thrown around during "best of Boston" debates. And Bono has played there. If The Black Rose is good enough for Bono, it's good enough for you.