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Address: 800 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02199
Phone Number: +1 617-536-1775
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I visited over New Year's weekend and it was difficult to get a dinner reservation on a Friday or Saturday night. The earliest available was 10 p.m. We managed to get a late... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 January 2015
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Alexandria, Virginia
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Alexandria, Virginia
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332 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2015

I visited over New Year's weekend and it was difficult to get a dinner reservation on a Friday or Saturday night. The earliest available was 10 p.m. We managed to get a late lunch reservation (1 p.m.) for Saturday, however. We also got a window seat. Views of Boston were nice from Top of the Hub, even when it was... More 

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Boston
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2015

Top of the Hub is fantastic view, relaxing setting, and unique experience in Boston. While the pricing of the food and drinks reflect this uniqueness, it is well worth the inflated price tag for a beverage or appetizer, or both! The restaurant takes up the entire floor, so your virtually unobstructed view extends out in all directions. Sunset is my... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2015

The view was amazing. The Pru is really so high up there, that you can see everything for miles! We bought the CityPass to see the Aquarium, the MFA, and the Museum of Science for one price, and this was included. I'm not sure that the view was worth the full ticket price, but it was definitely worth the trip... More 

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22 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2015

Food is simple bad and expensive. is hard to believe that a place with so much potential is so bad. I recommend you to go to the lounge area have a drink and enjoy the view. Then go for dinner or lunch somewhere else but don't waste your money here because food is bad and I mean it. Cocktails are... More 

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Thank Innalways
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2014 via mobile

Yes I have to agree with comments regarding the front door staff very rude we wanted just the lounge menu apparently you can only get this menu at certain tables we had to move our seat to get a different menu. Really in this economy can you afford to turn down business? Smarten up management or you may all find... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2014

We had out of town guests who wanted an impressive Boston dining experience, and Top of the Hub delivered perfectly! One note prior to my review: I am surprised by people who complain about the expense. This is arguably the best (restaurant) view in Boston, as well as a top-notch restaurant. So while the tab was expensive, the food and... More 

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Overland Park, Kansas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2014 via mobile

Amazing service, great hospitality. Delicious food and certainly the best lamb ever. View of the city breathtaking.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2014

This place makes you feel like a million bucks, the ambiance reminded me of windows of the world at the trade towers in nyc.

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Hafnarfjordur, Iceland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2014

The view is really magnificent and the food was very good also. The only fault I can find is that this is fairly expensive but I would still recommend it.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2014

It’s absolutely worth going here for the views but don’t bother paying for the viewing platform, just order a drink in the bar on the 32nd floor and get the views for the price of a few drinks. There is an extensive cocktail list but to be honest they were pretty mediocre. I had a chocolate espresso martini that was... More 

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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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