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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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“brunch” (62 reviews)
“dover sole” (32 reviews)
“tuna tartare” (54 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
223 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA 02116-5113
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Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

Firstly I must start by saying that I love the ambiance of this place. It's always busy because of their A+ service and their A+++ food. I've visited this place a lot especially in the past year. Hands down the best tuna tartare in all...More

Thank ahl94
Reviewed 8 January 2016

So, this is a partial review of sorts. I arrived a bit late to a hosted dinner for four. I was seated promptly and graciously. The table was comfortable. I recall little about the surroundings as I was by then focused on the conversation. But...More

Thank Ken H
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

Just left Mistral after having a business dinner and must say I can't wait to go back! Fresh French loaf on the table as soon as we sat down that was excellent. Then onto an appetizer; probably the best Lobster Bisque I've ever eaten. It...More

Thank Kingfish_1968
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

We booked our Boston dinner for five good friends- it was my first time here and Mistral had been highly recommended to me- so expectations were truly peaked! No problem though as the result was totally brilliant and a very pleasant and memorable time was...More

Thank RichardStephen
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Nice place. Very open and airy, very high ceilings. Busy, but efficient. Nice wine selection. Very good place for a romantic dinner. Mussels were the best I have ever had. Had the Sole, forgot to ask the market price...68 bucks.. haha, well it was very...More

Thank ron u
Reviewed 31 December 2015

Our family of four visited Mistral to review the old year and ring in the new. We went there on the 30th of December for a 5:30 pm reservation. From beginning to end mistral and its staff were dazzling. Our server was Lance K and...More

Thank SeamusEaston
Reviewed 31 December 2015

The service was the highlight of the evening. Edward was fabulous - accommodating without hovering, funny and he seemed to really enjoy his job. Thank you Edward. The food was above average but certainly not up to the prices. $65 for Dover Sole - come...More

Thank Shelley H
Reviewed 18 December 2015

Excellent food and interesting combinations. I had the Lambs lettuce appetizer and the Salmon with lentils. Easy to see why the restaurant has been in business 18 years and deserves the many good reviews it receives. The five star food was delicious and original. However,...More

Thank Francesca L
Reviewed 16 December 2015

After almost 16 years this is still my favorite restaurant in the city. You always know what you are going to get. The highest quality and a great menu selection which always has something new along with Jamie Mammano's favorite staples. The wait staff is...More

Thank Harvey L
Reviewed 13 December 2015

My husband, daughter, son-in-law and I enjoyed an outstanding dinner here on a Sunday night at the end of Thanksgiving weekend. Even though we were stuffed from our earlier holiday meal and leftovers, we couldn't resist devouring appetizers, entrees and desserts. I started with a...More

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Annette B
Do you accommodate vegans?
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
Why the higher than industry standard wine margins here? I'll spread em' from time to time, but easy fellas...... 105 for entry level Ornellaia....Ouch that hurts...
22 February 2017|
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Response from skylrk | Reviewed this property |
Sorry....can't help you. We don't drink.
Rose Y
Is therre anything gluten-free on the menu?
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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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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