Ahoy Boston! Tall Ships Are Coming

Where to eat, drink and watch Sail Boston 2017


Sail Boston 2017 is on the horizon. Starting this weekend, you can enjoy dozens of tall ships from around the world as part of the Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta, a 7,000 nautical mile transatlantic race. There are several events happening June 17-22, most notably the Parade of Sail on Saturday. It will be Boston’s first time hosting this scale of a tall ships event in nearly two decades and the only U.S. port of call for this regatta.

Here’s a roundup of where you can eat, drink and watch the ships parade into Boston.


Del Frisco’s Double Eagle SteakhouseCelebrate Saturday’s Parade of Sail at Del Frisco’s in the Seaport District with waterside views from every seat in the house. Brunch: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 17.  $75 per person. delfriscos.com Menu 250 Northern Ave, Boston, MA

Top Catch at Joe’s WaterfrontGet an early start with breakfast at Top Catch, which will open at 8 am from Saturday, June 17 to Thursday, June 22. topcatchatjoes.com Menu 100 Atlantic Ave., Boston

ReelHouse: Take in the views from East Boston at this new yacht-style restaurant, which offers fresh New England fare. reelhouseboston.com | Menu | 6 New St., Boston


Gather: Pull up a seat on the patio for a Samuel Adams Tall Ships Ale at this industrial-chic restaurant which neighbors a park overlooking Boston Harbor from the Seaport. gatherboston.com | Menu75 Northern Ave., Boston

Pier 6: Enjoy rooftop panoramic views from Charlestown of both the downtown skyline and Boston Harbor. pier6boston.com | Menu | 1 8th St., Boston

Temazcal Tequila Cantina: If margaritas and tequilas are more your style, this is the spot to relax with your favorite beverage and enjoy waterfront views. temazcalcantina.com | Menu | 250 Northern Ave., Boston


Spectacle Island: View the parade of sails celebration from the highest vantage point in Boston Harbor. Breakfast pastries and coffee will be served upon arrival and there will also be a BBQ lunch buffet. Enjoy event narration, family-friendly activities and refreshments on the island. Ferries depart from Boston and Hingham. $75, adults; $70, children. Tickets

Seaport World Trade Center: It’s one of the best vantage points to enjoy the Parade of Sail in Boston. Tickets include theater-style seating on the North Apron of the Seaport World Trade Center, convenient restroom access, food and beer and wine (guests will be ID’d). $75, adults; $25, children. Tickets.

Roseway Ship: View the tall ships from the water with the World Ocean School on Roseway, an active historic landmark open from June 17-21, 2017 (three sails available each day) for Tall Ships Boston. Departures are from the Moakley Federal Courthouse Dock with the following sail times: 10 am – 12 pm; 1 pm – 3 pm; 4 pm – 6 pm. Drinks, including wine and beer, will be available for purchase on board, and you can bring snacks. All proceeds support the programs of the World Ocean School. $55, adults; $50, seniors and children. Tickets


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