If you’re looking for dinner and a show—and a little bit of excitement to go with it—search no further than one of Boston’s murder mystery dinner shows. These fun and unique experiences range from Italian mob-themed to a masquerade ball:


Put on by Mystery Cafe, this medieval-themed show is runs every Saturday at the Elephant & Castle Pub and Restaurant. This interactive performance features characters Queen Malicious Cent, Sir Lance Little, and others who quickly become suspect when a shocking crime is committed. Find out what happens and get your ticket here.

161 Devonshire Street, Boston, MA


The Murder Mystery Co.’s latest show, Midnight at the Masquerade, is held at the Rosano Mexicano restaurant. A charity ball goes awry when someone ends up dead—tracking down the criminal takes a group effort. Make sure to dress for the masquerade! See tickets and showtimes here.

155 Seaport Blvd, Boston, MA 02210


Also a Mystery Cafe production, Badabingo is held at Riccardo’s Restaurant in the North End. This show features a night of bingo, Italian food and gangsters. Help solve the mysterious murder over a plate of pasta and a game of bingo. Shows run every third Friday of the month.

175 North Street, Boston, MA 02113


Named the “Best Comedy of the Year” by the Boston Globe seven times, Shear Madness is both hilarious and suspenseful. No one can be considered innocent when the owner of a hairstyling salon is found dead. Interactive, engaging, and laugh-out-loud funny, Shear Madness ticket information can be found here.

74 Warrenton St, Boston, MA 02116