Local Places to Wine & Dine Clients Near Wakefield MA

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Like most bustling cities, Boston is known for its great nightlife and its selection of fine dining and eating establishments.

Boston is under 30 minutes from Wakefield, but if you don’t want to venture into the city to wine and dine important clients or customers, you don’t have to by any means. Restaurant opportunities abound in the areas directly surrounding Wakefield as well.

No matter what you’re in the mood for, if you’re looking for a fancy meal at a fine restaurant you don’t have to travel far.

Here are a handful of popular fine dining establishments within about 15 minutes of Wakefield.

High End Restaurants Near Wakefield MA

Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse

Located in Lynnfield, Davio’s is a classy yet fun establishment with food that will make your mouth water. If you’re celebrating a special occasion, this is a great place to do so. The bustling atmosphere is appealing and their staff is attentive. Be sure to make a reservation – tables at Davio’s book quickly!   

Learn more about Davio’s here.

Strega Prime Italian Steakhouse

Just minutes from Wakefield in Woburn, MA, Strega is a classy steakhouse featuring great food and great service. Beautiful, tasteful decor creates a comfortable ambience and even after you’ve eaten your fill you’ll be dreaming of what you’ll order on your next visit. Reservations recommended.

Browse Strega’s menu here.


L’Andana is located in Burlington MA and is known for its inviting elegant atmosphere and it’s wood-grilled Tuscan cuisine. Their menu even includes delicious gluten free and vegan options, so if people in your party have dietary restrictions this is an especially good choice. L’Andana hosts private events as well.

Catch a glimpse of L’Andana’s stunning ambience here.

Teresa’s Prime

About 15 minutes from Wakefield in North Reading, MA, Teresa’s Prime is an Italian steakhouse with a wide selection of prime beef, Italian specialities and fresh seafood dishes. They offer a selection of fine wines and cater to the most discriminating palate. Teresa’s has other sister locations as well, including an Italian eatery in Middleton, MA and T’s Tavern at the Hillview Country Club in North Reading.

Learn more about Teresa’s Prime and the other affiliated eateries here.


Friendly staff and delicious food are hallmarks of Rosaria, located on main street in Saugus MA. Featuring Italian-American cuisine, this restaurant is great for special occasions and events. The menu will make your mouth water.

Find more information about Rosaria Restaurant here.

The Capital Grille

Located in Burlington MA, The Capital Grille is one of the best steakhouses around according to their customers. The food is delicious, the service is top-notch, and the ambience is perfect for celebrating a milestone or special occasion. And if you’re out of town, keep an eye out – The Capital Grille has locations throughout the US!

Get more details about The Capital Grille’s Burlington location here.

Cafe Escadrille

Serving American cuisine and featuring vegetarian and gluten free options, Cafe Escadrille is a well run establishment that has been one of the area’s top restaurant choices for decades. Their menu features something for everyone and the ambience and service can’t be beat. Locals and out-of-towners alike vow to come back after dining here.

Learn more about Cafe Escadrille here.

Fine Dining Just Minutes from Wakefield

Whether you’re heading out for a nice dinner after work with that special someone, celebrating a special occasion, or looking for a great restaurant where you can impress an important client or customer, these establishments are sure to please. Their proximity is just one of many benefits of working in Wakefield MA!

Looking for other great eateries to check out in the area? There are dozens of other local eateries worth checking out! Learn about some of our favorite Wakefield lunch spots here.

Interested in other things to do in Wakefield? Whether you’re here for a day or a weekend, there are plenty of local attractions to keep you busy. This list of 25 fun things to do in Wakefield MA is a good place to start!