Editors’ Choice (tie)
Burlington, 781-270-0100, landanagrill.com
Philosophy: Flawless from start to finish. From the very first call to the execution of the night, the staff works hard at managing the details so the couple can relax.
What’s Unique: Rustic elegance—the soaring ceilings and exposed barn board create an unusual combination of warmth and style.
Standout Qualities: Chef Jamie Mammano’s authentic Tuscan cuisine with a big-city twist, from wood fire-grilled meats to creamy risotto.
Reading, 978-276-0044, teresaseatery.com/prime
Philosophy: Urban-style steakhouse with great attention to detail.
Standout Qualities: A variety of private dining options.
What’s Unique: Housed in a complex that once was a high-end country club, Teresa’s stunning grounds include waterfalls, stone walls, and even a towering fountain topped with flames, for perfect pictures for any style.
Steeple Hall at Mission Oak Grill
Newburyport, 978-961-0926, steeplehall.com
What’s Unique: A sleek, modern space housed in a historic church, Steeple Hall is one of the largest indoor venues in Newburyport.