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Mistral

223 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA 02116-5113
+1 617-867-9300
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (73 reviews)
“dover sole” (46 reviews)
“tuna tartare” (68 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
223 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA 02116-5113
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Reviewed 15 September 2018

We met a new friend for dinner here. The service was very good without being intrusive. Great drinks and wine list. Food was delicious. Had an amazing cold corn soup to start with was just perfect. The Tuna Tartare was very good and the steak...More

Thank JODI11963
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

My mum and I were just hoping for a pleasant dinner in a well regarded restaurant. However, unfortunately we did not enjoy our experience at Mistral. The service felt very rushed; it seemed like they wanted us in and out as fast as possible, so...More

2  Thank Exploration783225
Reviewed 30 August 2018

The restaurant was located rather inconspicuously along Columbus Avenue almost on top of the busy Route 90 below. The décor inside was tasteful and understated. The food was just divine. Starting with the unusual yet scrumptious semolina bread we then had the most wonderful foie...More

1  Thank Globetrotter008
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Such an amazing food! The duck was amazing. I really enjoyed the place, even though I was all by myself. I ordered the foie gras and the duck and it was really good. With a glass of wine my bill was $98.

1  Thank Vinicius B
Reviewed 21 August 2018

The food here was very good, but we missed having vegetables of some kind on the main courses. Like a steakhouse, they seek to force one to purchase overpriced side dished to get vegetables. That approach greatly offends me (and is why I avoid steakhouses)....More

Thank cuisinator007
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Great food, excellent service. Highly recommend for dinners, lunches or private events. This place only gets better and better.

Thank chagal1421
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

My parents and I had a great time at Mistral, and found both their food and their service superb. We arrived over 30 minutes early for our reservation, yet the staff happily accommodated us, showing us to the bar where we got an early start...More

Thank underwatermoonlight
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

We love Mistral! The atmosphere is delightful and the food and service are top notch. We enjoyed the escargot and raviolis for apps and the Dover sole is always my choice for an entree! Never disappoints. Highly recommend this classic restaurant.

1  Thank Ann B
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Ate dinner here on a Saturday night while visiting Boston and wasn't just blown away by my meal. I had the halibut which was good, but not $41 good. My husband had the duck and he really enjoyed it, so maybe I just ordered bad....More

2  Thank bmfree
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

My wife and I ate here this evening and loved it. Excellent meal. Excellent atmosphere and service! The Dover sole was best I’ve ever had- anywhere. The rack of lamb and the tuna tartare were great too. The escargot were unique in that they were...More

2  Thank TheDotdog
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ficotoro
11 September 2018|
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Response from Ron E | Reviewed this property |
There is no corkage fee I can imagine at a great restaurant like that- mistral would likely not allow it. If they did, yes, $40 or so sounds correct.
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Annette B
21 June 2017|
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Response from annie r | Reviewed this property |
I don't know about vegans, but vegetarian yes. They are very accommodating and would most likely try to help in any way.I don't eat meat but do eat fish.
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Rob H
23 February 2017|
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Response from skylrk | Reviewed this property |
Sorry....can't help you. We don't drink.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 35 - USD 80
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 223 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA 02116-5113
    (between Berkeley & Clarendon)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighbourhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 617-867-9300
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