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Brasserie JO

120 Huntington Ave, The Colonnade Hotel, Boston, MA 02116-5730
+1 617-424-7000
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (49 reviews)
“escargot” (43 reviews)
“baguette” (32 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 11:30 PMAll hours
French, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
120 Huntington Ave, The Colonnade Hotel, Boston, MA 02116-5730
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Restaurant for breakfast lunch or that special Dinner serving staff very pleasant and the menu was great

Thank EGmac_307
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great eatery, located on Huntington Ave. in Back Bay. The emphasis is on French cuisine, and the dishes I had or shared were very good.

Thank John P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With a nearly empty restaurant, I took a seat in the bar area for a quick brunch on a Sunday around noon. There were a total of 6 patrons in the bar area. It took nearly ten minutes to be approached by a waiter. Ten...More

Thank Stephen L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service was a bit slow, though our server only apologized after our much-delayed lunch arrived. It would have been nice to know that things were held up a little in the kitchen. We were not in a great hurry, though. All four menu choices were...More

Thank Archibald M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to brunch on a quiet Saturday. The traditional french bistro offerings did not disappoint! Velvety cappuccino, delic omlet, croc monsieur, fresh baguette.... yummy yum yum!

Thank mestgeorge
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I love this restaurant. Yes, it is a hotel restaurant, but don't let that fool you. The food is authentic French with Alsace emphasis. The cocktails are pricey, but HUGE. We're talking Martinis in fishbowl sized cocktail glasses. Take the T or...More

Thank doctraci
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a nice evening at this place. It is decorated in traditional French style, so it is not just in the name. The food is good, but not great. Interesting items on the menu, like steak tartar and liver. Drinks a bit overpriced, but good...More

Thank fatherfor2
Reviewed 2 November 2017

We had dinner here. This is a smart brasserie with an authentic French feel, attached to the elegant Colonnade Hotel. The menu was varied and the food expertly prepared and presented. Service was professional and efficient. This place is not cheap, but it is a...More

Thank Brian K
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Modest walk to symphony hall and very reasonable valet parking for dinner and concert. Probably the best baguette in the Boston area - seldom have the will power to avoid eating the whole thing. Chocolate mousse dessert is spectacular - recommend sharing one dish because...More

Thank aahann
Reviewed 25 October 2017

We had breakfast here every morning. The menu selection is rather limited, but items are of good quality. Menu items apart from the buffet/continental selections do not come with tea or coffee, making it slightly more expensive to choose from the menu. Service is efficient.

Thank michelefromearth
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Karen A
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Response from cleo214 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, nice casual seemed the norm that evening.
Karen A
3 July 2017|
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Response from JustBobProvidence | Reviewed this property |
I would think that's ok. I would probably go with a collared shirt and no sandals or flip flops.
5 May 2015|
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Response from Keith M | Reviewed this property |
The Scallops are generally pan seared, the same with the Salmon.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 11:30 PM
6:30 AM - 12:00 AM
6:30 AM - 12:00 AM
6:30 AM - 12:00 AM
6:30 AM - 12:00 AM
6:30 AM - 1:30 AM
7:00 AM - 1:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Huntington Ave, The Colonnade Hotel, Boston, MA 02116-5730
    (West Newton)
  • Public Transportation: Green line - Prudential
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighbourhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 617-424-7000
  • E-mail
Home to one of the most authentic Boston restaurants, Brasserie JO is happy to offer flavorful cuisine and carefully-crafted dishes from the direction of world-renowned direction of Chef Jean Joho. Embracing the style and cuisine of a French brasserie, Brasserie JO, offers a menu full of light snacks and fuller meals that will please even the most discerning diner. Whether you're interested in a light breakfast before exploring the wonder of our surrounding neighborhood or are looking for a romantic dinner before a night out on the town, you won't find a similar sophisticated atmosphere and savory plates at other restaurants in Boston, MA. Immerse yourself into Uncle Hansi's Onion Tart, Hanger Steak, Pomme Frites and Coq au Vin to be paired with an extensive beer and wine list that other restaurants in Boston cannot compete with. From special occasions to an everyday meal, when you eat at Brasserie JO, a chosen destination among places to eat in Boston, you'll be greeted by unmatched service, the freshest plates and a meal that satisfies every taste bud.
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