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New Businesses

New Businesses Are opening in Downtown Boston

Downtown Boston is enjoying a multi-year influx of dozens of new restaurants and retailers. From Shake Shack (below) to High Street Place food hall, from French Quarter to Hyatt Centric, attractive and exciting new businesses are opening up nearly every month, in every Downtown neighborhood, from Downtown Crossing and the Ladder District to the Financial District and Theater District.


The following listing gives a selection of the many businesses have debuted in Downtown over the past couple of years. For a comprehensive listing of all the new street-level business openings in the area over the past decade, please visit here.

With all of the major new development going on in the neighborhood, there is sure to be much, much more!


Select 2021 Openings:

Banh Mi OK (42 School St.)
Love Art Sushi
(40 Water St.)
Xfinity Comcast (350 Washington St.)

Select 2019 Openings:

Bar Mercato
(54 Devonshire St./Hyatt Centric)
Cafe Bonjour (55 Temple Pl.)
Hyatt Centric
(54-68 Devonshire St.)
Tatte Bakery (One Boston Pl., 125 Summer St.)

Select 2018 Openings:

Better Sorts Social Club
(Nine Zero Hotel)
Boston Chops steakhouse
(52 Temple Pl.)
Democracy Brewing (29 Temple Pl.)
Flying Tiger Copenhagen (7 Winter St.)
HomeGoods (350 Washington St.)
Spyce restaurant (241 Washington St.)

Select 2017 Openings:

Boston Wax Museum (1 Washington Mall)
Everybody Fights gym (1 Federal St.)
Explorateur (186 Tremont St.)
Old Navy (1 Franklin St.)
Taste Wine Bar & Cafe (101 Summer St.)

Select 2016 Openings:

Drybar salon
(87 Summer St.)
Emerson College Media Arts Gallery (25 Avery St.)
Haley.Henry Wine Bar (45 Province St.)
PABU restaurant (1 Franklin St.)
RUKA restaurant (Godfrey hotel)