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What’s Near New England Law | Boston?

When we say New England Law | Boston is in the middle of everything, we mean it! Here’s a list of some of the hot spots within a 10-minute walk from campus (roughly half a mile). Spoiler alert: it’s a lot.

Whether you’re planning a visit to our school or you’re a new student trying to get your bearings, we hope you find these nearby attractions helpful. Welcome to the neighborhood!

First things first…

New England Law | Boston is in Boston’s Theater District, bordered by the Financial District, South End, and Back Bay neighborhoods—see the map below. We’re also only a block away from Boston Common and Boston Public Garden.

When people say “downtown Boston,” this is what they’re talking about.


Favorite restaurants

Hope you’re hungry! At New England Law, you will be surrounded by great restaurants. This isn’t even all of them—just a few of our favorites.

  • Avana Sushi
  • Berkeley Perk
  • Blaze Pizza
  • Bootleg Special
  • Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse
  • Explorateur
  • Fajitas and Ritas
  • Friendly Toast
  • Griddler’s Burgers and Dogs
  • The Halal Guys
  • Jacob Wirth
  • Masa
  • Mike & Patty's “Mike & Patty’s has the best breakfast sandwiches in the entire world.” —Hailey Manfredi ’19
  • Montien Thai
  • Papagãyo
  • P.F. Changs
  • Post 390
  • The Q
  • Rock Bottom Brewery
  • Shojo Boston
  • Windsor Dim Sum
  • Wink and Nod

Coffee shops and bakeries

Law students run on coffee. Luckily, at New England Law, they don’t have to run far.

  • Blackbird Donuts
  • Café Nero
  • Dunkin Donuts
  • Flour Bakery
  • Georgetown Cupcake “Georgetown Cupcake is my favorite place to eat close to school, but I also have a really bad sweet tooth!” —Ashlyn Castoe ’19
  • Panera Bread
  • Starbucks (four of them!)
  • Thinking Cup

Government agencies and courts

Some of the top government agencies are also some of the top employers of New England Law students and alumni.

  • Attorney General’s Office
  • Boston City Hall
  • District Attorney’s Office
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • Federal Reserve Bank
  • Massachusetts State House
  • Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court
  • Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Suffolk County Court
  • U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court
  • U.S. Immigration Court

Transportation/T stations

If you think there’s a lot on this list, just wait until you travel beyond New England Law’s neighborhood. And with six major public transportation hubs nearby, that’s easy to do.

  • Arlington Station: MBTA Green Line subway
  • Back Bay Station: MBTA Orange Line subway, MBTA Commuter Rail
  • Boylston Station: MBTA Green Line subway
  • Chinatown Station: MBTA Orange Line subway, MBTA Silver Line bus
  • South Station: MBTA Red Line subway, MBTA Commuter Rail, MBTA Silver Line bus, regional bus terminal
  • Tufts Medical Center Station: MBTA Orange Line subway, MBTA Silver Line bus


Being in Boston’s Theater District has its advantages…

  • AMC Lowes Boston Common
  • Boston Opera House
  • Charles Playhouse
  • Colonial Theatre
  • Cutler Majestic Theatre
  • Escape the Room Boston
  • Huntington Theatre Company
  • Limelight Stage and Studios
  • Modern Theatre
  • Orpheum Theatre
  • Paramount Theatre
  • Shubert Theatre
  • Wang Theater
  • Wilbur Theatre

This list barely scratches the surface of all there is to see and do in and around Boston—not to mention its 3,500 law firms.

You’ll find everything you’d want from a world-class city: Champion sports teams. Magnificent museums and libraries. Famous concert venues. Theater, ballet, and opera companies. Scenic biking and walking trails. Designer shopping. And restaurants for every taste. Plus, getting out of the city for beach trips or New England’s legendary skiing is easy.

You’re going to love it here.

See the New England Law | Boston neighborhood for yourself! Plan a campus visit now.