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Grill 23 & Bar

161 Berkeley St, Boston, MA 02116-5108
+1 617-542-2255
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (363 reviews)
“aged ribeye” (31 reviews)
“twin filets” (11 reviews)
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17:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
161 Berkeley St, Boston, MA 02116-5108
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Reviewed yesterday

Our experience at Grill 23 was superb! The service was great without hovering. The waiter was spot on. We had the dry aged NY strip. Expensive, perfectly cooked and delicious. Ditto for the twin fillets. The crab cakes, salads, and sides were great as well....More

Thank Richard U
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My partner and I thoroughly enjoyed the seafood sampler (appetizer) and American Kobe steaks. I was less impressed with the Grille 23 tots (tater tots) Dessert (creme brulee`) and Courvossier made this a very expensive adventure, but as they say "you only live once."

Thank Enigmaman95
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter and I dinned out at Grill 23 in April this year and we had an excellent meal with great service. I had dinner there on Saturday night and this experience far surpassed the one in April. The steaks were cooked to perfection (better...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

The beef at Grill 23 was one of the best I've ever eaten. Perfectly cooked to order, along with delicious sides, my meal is one that I will long remember. Even though we were part of a big group, the service was prompt and attentive,...More

Thank DiningOutinTampaBay
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited in September 2017 after seeing reviews on this website. Prices are in line with what I would expect to pay for a good steak, my husband had the Kobe 14oz special and said it was one of the best steaks he's ever had. The...More

Thank clareyfielding
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful restaurant! Service was absolute perfection from start to finish. Our waiter was David but there were others who also provided some service; all were great. The food was also perfect. We started with magnificent oysters and moved on to branzino and lamb chops for...More

1  Thank Kris91
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Kris91, Happy Anniversary! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your experience and David's service. Thank you for joining us as we look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located in a quiet neighborhood a typical classy american grill. Two levels very busy and noisy on a Saturday night. Anyway great food excellent service plus an extensive wine list. A good choice

Thank Francois L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Let's get the negs out of the way: after our main course was finished, we looked for another place to go for dessert because it was too loud to have a conversation - we were a party of six that included folks over 50 and...More

Thank h22101
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In Boston with my granddaughter for a getaway. This restaurant is right up there with the best of any NY steakhouse. We shared the porterhouse at the waiter's suggestion as well as the side dish. We each had a salad and shared the coconut cream...More

Thank grandma4920
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Can to Boston for our 28th wedding anniversary. We asked the concierge at our hotel for a dinner recommendation and without hesitation, she replied "Grill 23". When we arrived, we asked the waiter for his recommendation, to which he replied, " The 100 day aged...More

Thank Rick M
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29 September 2016|
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Response from gnaff9093 | Reviewed this property |
It would be best to look up this information on their website. If Sunday hours are not listed then check the website for a phone number and give them a call. 'Sometimes' if Sunday hours are not listed on the website, it... More
31 August 2016|
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Yes, I think you will be pleased. The staff is very attentive. We were a party of 8 on the second floor corner and it felt private and quiet. It's a boisterous restaurant so you may want to express your desire for a quieter... More
12 April 2015|
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Response from jmdubarry | Reviewed this property |
Agreed business casual. No jeans or shorts common sense dress to a great experience.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 50 - USD 80
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 161 Berkeley St, Boston, MA 02116-5108
    (Stuart Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighbourhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 617-542-2255
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