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Grill 23 & Bar

161 Berkeley St, Boston, MA 02116-5108
+1 617-542-2255
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (380 reviews)
“aged ribeye” (33 reviews)
“twin filets” (11 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
161 Berkeley St, Boston, MA 02116-5108
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Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

We wanted to find a wonderful steak with a relaxed, yet refined atmosphere. Grill 23 was definitely a great find! We enjoyed the service, menu selections, and drinks. The crab cake and swordfish were wonderful. The filet and the tater tots were fantastic! The desserts...More

Thank Farrah H
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Very nice food, very good service, great location, very nice environment. All the family loved it and we shall definitely come back.

Thank Yolyni
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went three times in four days, the third time with a friend. The food was good and the wine list excellent, though pricey for a Briton. What made it was the service, in particular Joe, the barman. His good humour, his...More

1  Thank BNSW19
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Had dinner and thoroughly enjoyed our dinner. We selected this restaurant due to their recent Wine Spectator Grand Award designation. The wine list is impressive. After narrowing our options the sommelier was very helpful in selecting an excellent wine. For appetizers had the raw local...More

Thank Debbie G
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Our waitress wasn't the most experienced for the atmosphere and pricing of the restaurant. The food was excellent though. made up for the lack in service.

Thank atmontgo
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

This was my first visit here and had one of the best steak ever. We had one of the private rooms and there was 20 of us. Great choice of wines and beers. Service was excellent . I had the Ribeye and it was fantastic...More

Thank Lee M
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

I have eaten here many times and would recommend this restaurant for any night out! The food has always been excellent and the atmosphere is very lively!

Thank JB6569
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Went with friends who visit here every year and swear by the steaks. Best value is the twin fillet which is two 4 oz. end cuts off the fillet. The normal fillet is 10 oz. I got the New York strip and it was wonderfully...More

1  Thank Andy C
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Bit loud when busy but beautiful decor. Bar upstairs and down. Incredibly courteous service. Let us set our own pace with ordering. New menu item: LAMB a must try. The fillet was perfection.

Thank NottageCottageHawaii
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

This place is mega! I've been to Boston maybe 20 times and never had visited before. It's a fantastic place. The perfect combination of amazing atmosphere with everyone there to enjoy themselves over the best steaks, and really friendly staff who are busy, but enjoy...More

Thank PatG657
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28 September 2016|
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Response from gnaff9093 | Reviewed this property |
It would be best to look up this information on their website. If Sunday hours are not listed then check the website for a phone number and give them a call. 'Sometimes' if Sunday hours are not listed on the website, it... More
30 August 2016|
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Yes, I think you will be pleased. The staff is very attentive. We were a party of 8 on the second floor corner and it felt private and quiet. It's a boisterous restaurant so you may want to express your desire for a quieter... More
12 April 2015|
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Response from jmdubarry | Reviewed this property |
Agreed business casual. No jeans or shorts common sense dress to a great experience.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$50 - US$80
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 161 Berkeley St, Boston, MA 02116-5108
    (Stuart Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighbourhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 617-542-2255
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