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La Voile

261 Newbury St, Boston, MA 02116-2402
+1 617-587-4200
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“foie gras” (58 reviews)
“dover sole” (32 reviews)
“pommes frites” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
261 Newbury St, Boston, MA 02116-2402
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a wonderful lunch! We were there early afternoon, so there were relatively few guests there. All of the staff were very friendly and service-oriented! The food was very, very good. We both had the 3-course lunch - quiche, chicken liver mousse, mussels and bouillabaisse...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank GeorgiaLucy41
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service excellent. I would give the food here about 7 stars out of ten. I have no complaints, it just wasn't what I would call excellent.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Winterhater12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Many places to eat along Newbury street. We decided to give La Voile a try and were delighted!. Service was prompt and efficient. Right on target with the recommendations. If you like seafood try Les Saint Jacques. It has scallps and lobster.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank edviteri
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a delicious dinner here. Both the duck breast and swordfish were perfectly cooked. The meringue-topped lemon tart was the perfect finish. Unfortunately the bright lighting was more suitable for a diner than a bistro. Service was polite but uneven.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Gmurphyjcap
Reviewed December 12, 2018

Fine french cusine variation, on a sidewalk terrace on Newbury st.. Great food and people watching. Wine list is OK. Service friendly but a bit hurried. Must do sunday brunch.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank jaskapt
Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

Our favorite spot in Boston, the mussels with curry are wonderful. Upscale but not pretentious, friendly staff, reasonable price, can’t wait to go again!!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mmurphyiii
Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

We keep coming back! The food is exquisite, best steak frite and sole meuniere this side of Paris. Friendly staff, excellent wine list, and melt-in-your-mouth desserts

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank rosannoni
Reviewed October 22, 2018

Greeted by a french-speaking hostess, to this quaint cozy restaurant. The food was wonderful. I had quiche with a glass of wine.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank krae21
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

Authentic French restaurant with fine food and a great wine selection. The duck and steak were wonderful and a good ambience. Mid range price but depends on the wine you order. Worth a visit.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank kwaterton
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Good French cuisine- tried many dishes, including the foie gras, Dover Sole, duck confit, escargot and beef bourgignon and a couple of deserts. All was good- maybe too much butter in the escargot and the confit was a little dry. The creme brulee was good...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank gsnj
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Anne K
January 26, 2017|
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Response from DavidandLydia1116 | Reviewed this property |
Private dining is available and calling first to reserve is highly recommended.
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Zoe M
September 21, 2016|
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Response from V V | Reviewed this property |
Jeans work, especially on the outside.
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Norman W
November 11, 2015|
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Response from MichaelLondon_ON | Reviewed this property |
If they do have a special menu, it's been my experience over many years that the special meals for New Year always turn out to be disappointing in quality and usually overpriced.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$80
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Monday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Saturday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 261 Newbury St, Boston, MA 02116-2402
    (Fairfield / Gloucester)
  • Public Transportation: Copley square or Hynes Convention Center on Green Line
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighbourhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 617-587-4200
Description
La Voile is an authentic French brasserie, opened in Cannes in 1947. After a few years under a new ownership, it relocated to Boston in 2007.
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