On: July 17, 2021

Even in the best of times, restaurants are tough businesses to operate — and now more than ever, your favorite restaurants are being faced with even more hardships as a result of COVID-19. This is why we are especially excited to announce the opening to two new restaurants in the Greater Ashmont District! Check them out and give them your support!

What happens when you shop and support local businesses?

  • More money will be kept in your local economy.
  • You create local jobs.
  • You help the environment.
  • You create more choices and promote cultural diversity through food.
  • You support creativity and growth.

SHAKING SEAFOOD, 1616 Dorchester Ave

Shaking Seafood is a New Orleans-style seafood restaurant that brings the fun and atmosphere of the Big Easy right here to Dorchester . They’re all about letting loose, and that means enjoying a heaping helping of your favorite seafood armed with gloves, bib, and a smile on your face. Be sure to check out their newest location at 1616 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester MA 02124.



Flames Restaurant provides a welcoming Caribbean experience through the authentic cuisine, colorful decor coupled with vibrant artwork and pictures of popular West Indian entertainers. Flames in Peabody Square offers a wide range of Jamaican Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner dishes, such as Ackee & Saltfish, Callaloo and Liver served with your choice of boiled yam, banana or dumpling. Oxtail, Curried Goat, Jerk Chicken, Cow Foot , Tripe & Beans and whole Snapper to name a few. Be sure to check out their newest location at 1 Peabody Square, Dorchester MA 02124.