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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 August 18, 2016

So Mistral is #1, the best restaurant in Boston according to TripAdvisor. We went there for a special occasion and I have to admit our expectation were pretty high. Well, they didn't live up to these expectations. The food was OK but it is not...More

3  Thank G L
Reviewed August 17, 2016

As always food was very good and service too. This is fine dining and is relatively expensive. A real trat though

Thank anthonybellew
Reviewed August 16, 2016

We were a bit disappointed because we had expected too much. We like to eat in nice restaurants on a regular basis and from the look of it, Mistral should have been one of the top ones. There was nothing bad about our meal -...More

Thank hatschii1
Reviewed August 11, 2016

Following the advice of like minded reviewers the dinner experience at Mistral was truly a " magical " one. Although it was a really busy evening the timing of the service was impeccable as was the decor and overall ambience of the restaurant. The carpaccio...More

Thank Howard G
Reviewed August 10, 2016

We decided that since our experience in their sister restaurant, L'andana was such an outstanding experience, we decided to try Mistral which looked similar in quality. We had reservations but were a few minutes early. Apparently they were not ready to seat so we had...More

Thank sue f
Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic brunch! Waitress was very sweet and the food was great! Duck confit was to die for!! Eggs benny was simple but still wonderful and tasty. Apple smoked bacon with onion pizza- amazing starter! So yummy. Only disappointment- the Bloody Mary wasn't anything special unfortunately....More

Thank Siena T
Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

After hearing a lot about this place, we decided to try out the Sunday brunch. The environment is excellent, and lively. The staff is friendly. This started off well with the fresh baked cinnamon buns, they were delicious. My wife ordered the sangria, which wasn't...More

1  Thank Ritesh K
Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

I eat in fine restaurants on a very regular basis due to clients/business, so I've had many wonderful meals in Boston. Was excited to try Mistral due to the reviews, but I walk away disappointed. I can't say it was anything better than average. We...More

Thank YoMama225
Reviewed July 27, 2016

A very polished establishment, great service. Meals are expensive but worth every dime. Presentation , choice and variety , it is all in one. I would say it is one of Bostons best.

Thank Heather F
Reviewed July 27, 2016

Long time entry in the list of Boston's best. Professional service, bar fine place to wait for your table. Parking somewhat challenging .

Thank curtcutter
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Annette B
June 20, 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
February 22, 2017|
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Response from skylrk | Reviewed this property |
Sorry....can't help you. We don't drink.
Rose Y
December 3, 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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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