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MET Back Bay

279 Dartmouth St, Boston, MA 02116-2805
+1 617-267-0451
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“brunch” (56 reviews)
“avocado toast” (13 reviews)
“burger” (37 reviews)
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American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
279 Dartmouth St, Boston, MA 02116-2805
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1 - 10 of 358 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my second time to the restaurant during my business trip to Boston. Again, the setting and food do not disappoint me and my client - located on the center of Boston, having well prepared medium rare filet mignon, and delicious deserts along with...More

Thank james z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We attempted to have breakfast here today. There were a total of six guests and more than six staff Despite that they managed to deliver terrible service. The individual who claimed to be the manager was completely incompetent; and that probably explains the dire state...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely welcome, nice seating outside in the lower terrace and food was fab, however it was somewhat overshadowed by witnessing the manager/supervisor being very rude and abrupt to his staff. 2 girls were at the outside till (we were sat opposite in...More

Thank JJUk2011
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The waitress was very formal. I ordered the burger and was a little afraid when I bit into it and found it was raw. I didn’t finish the rest for fear of food poisoning. The waitress didn’t ask me how I wanted it cooked, but...More

Thank A Professional H
Reviewed 13 September 2017

My friends and I aren't the type to complain about food, but we were very disappointed. My friend received cold poached eggs and ended up sending them back. When she got back a new plate her poached eggs were over cooked and covered in very...More

Thank Erica P
Reviewed 13 September 2017

At the end of a long day of sightseeing, we came upon the Met. A lovely warm welcome from our hostess and we were quickly shown to our table. They do a great menu, with good food served promptly - the New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

They make us sit first and then asked to get up and go to the bar to wait the 3rd person who was looking for a parking spot . We have been here before and the service was really bad. We will not come back...More

Thank Marcello T
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Amazing restaurant with good choice of food to try and well stocked bar . I really enjoyed talking with staff . They kept suggesting me to try different food .. rice bowl was amazing must try ..

Thank sholesd
Reviewed 5 September 2017

As a millennial, I'm a huge proponent of avocado toast appetizers/ small plates. The selection at MET is fantastic! They have 3-4 avocado toast options, and all are delicious. Taco night is also a fun theme and is delicious (I believe that's on Tuesdays but...More

Thank Vinita B
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We had Sunday brunch at the MET Back Bay. The restaurant itself is pleasant, so if the staff. The food is mediocre. Portions are huge which is not a plus in my opinion, none of the tables around us finished any of their meals. The...More

Thank WoWie1010
Back Bay
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
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4 June 2015|
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Response from Melissa P | Reviewed this property |
It depends which T you need but the green line is 5min or less in Copley Sq
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 279 Dartmouth St, Boston, MA 02116-2805
    (Newbury Street)
  • Public Transportation: Green Line T Stop is Copley
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighbourhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 617-267-0451
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