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774 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02199-7826
+1 617-262-3023
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good18%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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French, International, Vegetarian Friendly
774 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02199-7826
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

The last time we ate at L'Espalier we celebrated a birthday at the kitchen table, which seats four in tight quarters. It was spectacular in every way--the kitchen staff were attentive to us, discussed the food with us, brought us a few additional bites here...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

L'Espalier is likely one of the best restaurants you can visit in Boston. The food with the wine pairing gives you a very special insight into just how good food can be. As you'd expect, the service, attention to detail and explanation of every dish...More

Thank Neal G
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Do the Chef's table. Get the wine pairings. Enjoy. And don't worry about all the money you will spend. It will be worth it. Be prepared for warm temps - you are in a kitchen, after all.

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

I booked an anniversary dinner for myself and my fiancée here at the Chef's table, with a full wine pairing. We totally went all out. The dinner took five hours as we got to taste everything that L'Espalier had to offer. The way the staff...More

Thank 733stevek
Reviewed 5 May 2017

We have dined at L'Espalier several times while in Boston on business. This visit was a bit disappointing. The service bordered on robotic, especially from the head sommelier. The whole experience seemed tired. Our plates were brought out by at least 4 different servers with...More

Thank Neil W
Reviewed 4 May 2017

I've been to L'Espalier more than 10 times and the guest service and food service is always impeccable. I was there in mid-April for a brunch and it was perfect. The beef was cooked perfectly, the different textures of the chocolate dessert made it amazing,...More

Thank efc114
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Went to L'Espalier a few months ago, as it was highly recommended by Boston friends. We were very nicely welcomed and placed at our table. All good, staff great. We ordered a tasting menu with matched wine. The only thing that I remember is that...More

Thank Janfromsweden
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We visit Boston at least once a year and the main reason we keep coming back is this restaurant. If you want an exceptional ding experience, this is it. The food, the service, the ambiance is world class. Every dish is a taste sensation, and...More

Thank joepRockport_ME
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Great brunch, food amazing, But the parking was $29, its a little too much. The brunch menu was very good, we really enjoyed the steak and egg and the king salmon

Thank ayman m
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

From the start to the souffles perfect. You are paying for the dining experience. Inhale each course and the deliberately manicured service. You will not leave dissatisfied if you take the time to enjoy.

Thank MrLeeL
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15 November 2016|
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Response from Sallee L | Reviewed this property |
Dinner for two could easily be $400. (Including moderately priced wine and tip. Worth every penny at least once before you die!!!÷ lol
15 November 2016|
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Response from mr_matin | Reviewed this property |
$850 for 2. Chefs table, 22 courses with wine pairings...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 41 - USD 100
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 774 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02199-7826
    (Fairfield St.)
  • Public Transportation: Copley Square T
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighbourhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 617-262-3023
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