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223 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA 02116-5113
+1 617-867-9300
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
223 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA 02116-5113
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I stopped into Mistral for an evening meal whilst in Boston for work. The restaurant was busy with a good atmosphere, friendly staff and just the right level of lighting. I was shown to a table by the window. All good so far. The problem...More

Thank Will R
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We visited Mistral on our anniversary, which we noted when we made the reservation. The food was excellent with a creative menu and we really enjoyed our dishes, but we were seated at the smallest possible table in a noisy area and our waiter was...More

Thank Janet C
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This restaurant is wonderful. There is nothing on the menu that is not fabulous. The service is attentive and very much around. I had the Halibut along with my male friend. My wife had the Cornish Game Hen and his girlfriend had the special. We...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Great food with interesting combinations, a unique wine list, and a lovely ambiance for the South End of Boston. Great for business but also great for that special occasion birthday or anniversary celebration....service is excellent and friendly for a very upscale restaurant! A definite place...More

Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Romantic dinner made easy. Great place with great food. Service was exceptional and the restaurant itself was also very appealing.

1  Thank Sebastian V
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Great experience for our anniversary. Waiter's first night at Mistral and he did a great job! Can never go wrong here.

Thank SJ776
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We cannot say enough about the food and service! Had dinner over holiday weekend and both were on point! Great pizza! Wonderful seafood entrees and wine list. Would highly recommend to anyone in Boston area. Excellent, exceptional, fabulous!

Thank Crystal K
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

The food was great and the service, from hostess to servers, was excellent! I would absolutely visit this restaurant again during my visit in Boston.

Thank Emily C
Reviewed 29 June 2017

The atmosphere is chic and minimalist. The food was creative and delicious. Very flavorful without being crazy. All four of us loved our meals and tasted each others'. The chocolate molten cake for dessert was to die for. Highly recommend for foodies.

Thank BoutiqueHotetraveler
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

I have dinned here many times and would definitely recommend this restaurant. The food was excellent and the people watching is fantastic. A very lively atmosphere.

Thank JB6569
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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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Annette B
20 June 2017|
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Response from annie r | Reviewed this property |
I don't know about vegans, but vegetarian yes. They are very accommodating and would most likely try to help in any way.I don't eat meat but do eat fish.
Rob H
22 February 2017|
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Response from skylrk | Reviewed this property |
Sorry....can't help you. We don't drink.
Rose Y
3 December 2016|
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Response from Mark D | Property representative |
most of our menu can be modified to accommodate gluten free
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$35 - US$80
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 223 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA 02116-5113
    (between Berkeley & Clarendon)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighbourhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 617-867-9300
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