Thinking of opening a restaurant? This homepage provides information to give you an overview of the process, with links to potential funding sources and a searchable map of current food service establishments.
Overview of the Process
Restaurant Roadmap Guide
Download the Restaurant Roadmap Guide for an overview of the restaurant permitting process, fee schedule, and inspection checklist.
Restaurant Roadmap Workshop Presentation
If you could not make the informational workshop on the City of Boston's restaurant permitting resources, you can download the Restaurant Workshop Presentation for review.
Office of Business Development
Visit the Office of Business Development’s Neighborhood Restaurant Initiative to see if your restaurant may be eligible for funding, technical assistance, or other support.
Searchable Restaurant Map
See existing food service establishments by location, name, and capacity.
View Restaurant Map