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#958 of 2,520 Restaurants in Boston
$$$$American, Seafood,
1 Court St, Boston, MA 02108-2615
+1 617-979-8203
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  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
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American, Seafood, Contemporary, Fusion
1 Court St, Boston, MA 02108-2615
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I booked a table at Cultivar for my husband's birthday. It's hard to find special occasion dining that offers vegetarian dishes, but the menu looked promising, and I'm glad to say we were not disappointed! Everything was incredibly fresh and thoughtfully presented. I got the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am sorry to write such a terrible review of my recent meal at Cultivar, but perhaps it will spur improvements. I was looking for a restaurant to celebrate my son's 30th birthday, but needed to make it in the afternoon on a Saturday when...More

1  Thank tough-judge
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very centrally located with easy access after business or shopping downtown, Cultivar offers an excellent ambiance and cuisine. The menu is selective and the dishes top in terms of preparation and presentation. Very nice bread to start with, and excellent wine list. I can strongly...More

Thank Eleni K
Reviewed August 6, 2018

It was pretty obvious by what we were served that the 1st and 2nd string chefs were in the kitchen. Mediocre at best would sum up the Cultivar salad, An octopus dish that was as mediocre as the salad and some overdone scallops grilled black...More

Thank Tom S
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Went here with some foodie friends mid-week. It was definitely a younger 30-something crowd the night we were there. The food was good, but nothing exceptional, and on the pricey side for what we got. The tuna appetizer in particular was over-priced and meager. Their...More

1  Thank HappyTraveler1957
Reviewed July 22, 2018

We were a little hesitant to go here reading some of the recent reviews on service, but we were glad we went. The night started out great - we were seated at an outdoor table and water and menus were brought right over. We ordered...More

Thank travelMerrill
Reviewed July 15, 2018

I was staying at the Ames and decided to head to the bar for a drink. Went down around 11pm and was kind of halfheartedly greeted by an employee who was cleaning around the entryway who told us we could sit at the bar or...More

Thank Kristin S
Reviewed July 14, 2018

We were staying at the Ames Hotel so this was very convenient. I have visited a few times, twice before a Garden event, and once, after. It is a comfortable space with an interesting application of fresh ingredients. The bar is not large but enjoyable...More

Thank AlwaysUpForGoodFood
Reviewed July 11, 2018

I stayed at the Ames and asked the Concierge if the menu at Cultivar (steps away from the Ames lobby and Concierge desk) was vegan friendly. She said it was. So I stopped in one afternoon for a drink. I'm a cocktail person and none...More

Thank 413catherinep
Reviewed July 8, 2018

You can read my 800+ reviews and know that I don't really like to give a bad review. I have had places that deserved bad reviews that I just didn't comment on. But the overall experience at Cultivar was just really disappointing. Our family of...More

1  Thank LuxeFamilyFun
The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with
historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through
one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston
Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling
statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the
pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where,
during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting
children and eager tourists through the pond. Have
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Seafood, Contemporary, Fusion
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Accepts Credit Cards, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
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5:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Court St, Boston, MA 02108-2615
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-979-8203
GATHER | GROW Cuisine inspired by our diverse landscape. Cultivar is an independent restaurant by Chef | Owner Mary Dumont located at Ames Boston Hotel
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