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Address: 800 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02199
Phone Number:
+1 617-536-1775
11:30 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 01:00

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A Special View

A great place to see a fantastic view of Boston and surrounding area. We asked for a table next to the window (made the reservation 3 weeks in advance) but they could not promise... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
John K
Plymouth, Massachusetts
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Burlington, Vermont
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place for a nightcap. Great views. Friendly bartenders and great patronage. Dress up some for this place. It deserves it. They may let you in with jeans on, but really try to make an effort. You will enjoy it even more.

Thank Jennifer L
Cornwall, Uk
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83 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We only visited the bar and NOT the observation deck, so my comments are purely for the bar. We had wandered around Boston enjoying the sights and thought we'd enjoy an afternoon drink with a view. Having taken the lift up to the bar, we discovered two things: 1) The bar is not that big and with limited seating for... More 

Thank Daniel M
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came here for lunch. I was seated at a table near the window and got an amazing view. It was during the week so it wasn't crowded. The table was beautifully set. My waitress was very friendly, and I was treated to a complimentary glass of champagne to celebrate the Patriots winning the super bowl. It was a fun,... More 

Thank Kaitlyn D
Plymouth, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to see a fantastic view of Boston and surrounding area. We asked for a table next to the window (made the reservation 3 weeks in advance) but they could not promise it. When we arrived we had a great table right next the window. The place was very busy but the staff was extremely organized yet friendly.... More 

Thank John K
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42 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Sunset drinks with best pals to culminate a year of 50th birthdays. Need a place like this for such special occasions.

Thank Tara M
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34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

This place has amazing views which you can also enjoy from the bar area without spending so much. Food is not as good as what is charged for it. So drink contentedly by the piano and view

Thank INPRboston
Mechanicsville, Virginia
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37 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

We had a dinner reservation for the restaurant, but after reviewing the menu for dinner and the lounge menu, we decided to try the lounge. It was a little less expensive, and we liked the choices better. The set three course was $46, and we had Caesar salad/fish and chips/creme brûlée and house salad/NY strip/chocolate peanut butter dessert. Everything was... More 

Thank Jennifer Q
Milton, Massachusetts
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271 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

This should be one of your musts sees when you come to visit Boston. Public transportation accessible.

Thank El C
Boston, Massachusetts
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79 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Great place to have a fancy dinner with a view of Boston, or have a good cocktail. Make reservations for the restaurant early (weeks ahead some times)!

Thank CasHoefman
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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63 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Service "Iffy"---but love the Jazz Music & Vocalist---- Go for a Night Cap and listen to the Music and for the Wonderful view-----

Thank Kathy R

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Wander around this quintessential neighborhood in the heart of Boston for high-end shops, restaurants, and the feeling of city bustle. Its most identifiable skyscrapers, the Prudential Center and John Hancock Tower, are highlights of the city skyline. Visit Newbury street to explore unique and trendy boutiques – as well as every other kind of store imaginable – all housed in beautiful brownstone buildings. In nice weather, restaurant patio seating is packed with Bostonians and tourists alike soaking up the sunshine and enjoying the food. Commonwealth Ave offers a beautiful stroll down residential tree-lined streets. Keep walking towards the Charles River and enjoy a beautiful view by the water. In warmer months, people run and bike on paths running along the esplanade, and sail and kayak on the Charles River. Boylston street, also full of shops, bars, and restaurants, is the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Head towards Copley Square and check out the Boston Public Library, which is particularly beautiful from the Dartmouth street entrance.
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