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Hamersley's Bistro - CLOSED

553 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116-6306
+1 617-423-2700
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
6 Nov 2014
“Gone but not forgotten”
30 Oct 2014
“Goodbye Hamersleys”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
553 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116-6306
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1 - 10 of 291 reviews

Reviewed November 6, 2014

Fantastic restaurant that closed after a gazillion years. Find the Hamersley's chicken and keep it!!

Thank Peter A R
Reviewed October 30, 2014

The best bar none. Everything always prepared to perfection. Worth the price. The South End is sorry to see you go.

Thank Harriet F
Reviewed October 17, 2014

We came here for the chicken and it was good. But there were other aspects that were not very nice. The service was not friendly at all. Also, you feel like they are trying to make as much money as possible by: packing people in...More

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed October 16, 2014

Still one of the best places to eat in Boston, too bad it is set to close at month's end. Went for one final meal with family and, as always, everything was great. The roasted chicken is still my favorite item but the fish entree...More

Thank JohnC436
Reviewed October 9, 2014

My fiancé and I tried to make dinner reservations here because we wanted to have the roast chicken one last time before the restaurant closes. However the restaurant was booked so we decided we would go to the bar and eat the roast chicken at...More

Thank dgavlas
Reviewed October 3, 2014

Great to see Gordon still on the line (like every night during his long career) producing great tasting chow on a high level. No tricks here, just honest well prepared high quality ingredients perfectly cooked. The chicken is a thing of beauty... other dishes also...More

Reviewed October 3, 2014

Until September 23, 2014 Hamersley's Bistro was the best restaurant I'd eaten from but never been to. HOW IS THIS POSSIBLE? They released a book titled "Bistro Cooking at Home" which I've used as a French Bistro cooking bible for years. Apparently I'm lucky to...More

Thank LarryNwmn
Reviewed September 30, 2014

we were here for our first anniversary, and again for our tenth (from Toronto, mind you) and are so sad to hear it is closing. The food and service and atmosphere are just the absolute best ever.

Thank craig s
Reviewed September 23, 2014

After 27 years of serving fantastic food, Hamersly is closing at the end of this month,so last night, we had our last and perfect dinner there..I started with a crispy duck confit with cardamom-scented peaches and a Sauterne glaze. My entrée was seared sea scallops...More

2  Thank cigalechanta
Reviewed September 18, 2014

Knowing the restaurant was closing soon, my wife and I went for my anniversary. Service was very good - our waiter was very knowledgeable and had good recommendations for dinner choices. We had salad and lobster cocktail for an appetizer. The lobster was very tasty,...More

Thank SMR_2
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, View, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 553 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116-6306
    (corner of Clarendon and Tremont)
  • Public Transportation: We are close to the Back Bay Station stop on the Orange line and the Copley stop on the Green line.
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > South End
  • Neighbourhood: South End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-423-2700
  • E-mail
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