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L'Espalier

774 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02199-7826
+1 617-262-3023
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good18%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (54 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (33 reviews)
“foie gras” (33 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:30All hours
CUISINES
French, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Value
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LOCATION
774 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02199-7826
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Reviewed 12 August 2013

We enjoy doing a tasting menu while on vacation, and so I usually do a bit of research online to find the right restaurant. I am so very glad we picked L'Espalier as it was an exceptional experience. The chef's menu was very well crafted....More

1  Thank FCO_SFO
Reviewed 11 August 2013

We recently enjoyed our anniversary dinner at L'Espalier. The service was outstanding, the decor was elegant yet comfortable and warm, and the location was superb. The food was - in a nutshell - outstanding. We enjoyed the summer menu and each course was delicious. I...More

1  Thank newenglander99
Reviewed 9 August 2013

It really couldn't have been any better. The food was incredible and perfectly matched by the service. I'm glad that I chose L'Espalier to propose to my fiancee, it couldn't have been better and the whole experience provided by the team there was unbeatable. I...More

1  Thank Timhunt82
Reviewed 2 August 2013

This was a wonderful experience, made such by the overall service and our server, Shah. From the greeting in the lobby to the attention to detail table side, service was excellent. The amuse bouche that were served were incredible. The wine list is daunting but...More

1  Thank pensfan58
Reviewed 29 July 2013

I had lunch there recently. I liked everything except for the portions. The location is nice. Elegant and relaxing space. Friendly and professional services. I had the scallops with special sauce for appetizers which were tasty. The complimentary amuse-bouches were nice. For main course, I...More

1  Thank cuteasianjock
Reviewed 17 July 2013

This was my third time to L'Espalier since September and each time the service and food have gone above and beyond any restaurant in Boston. We had multiple courses of outstanding amuse-bouches before we even ordered. This visit we ordered the Summer Degustation ( 6...More

3  Thank Scubascott1980
Reviewed 12 July 2013

Recently had lunch here by recommendation of my lunch date and friend. Atmosphere was lovely and the tall ceilings and long full windows give it a very elegant feel. Service was good overall, wine recommendations/suggestions were were good and helpful advise given, we didn't want...More

1  Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 10 July 2013

I just finished taking my family out to lunch here today and we all really enjoyed it. It wasn't busy at all, but it was a wonderful experience to enjoy fine dining in a quiet setting without a rush -- we probably slowly ate our...More

3  Thank RyanBingman
Reviewed 8 July 2013

The food is superior, creative and nuanced in flavor and presentation; the ambiance is similarly elegant and refined. This is the perfect place for romance and sophistication.

2  Thank Ron H
Reviewed 3 July 2013

Great service. We did the seven course tasting. Everything was great. Be forewarned, you get 3-4 appetizers before the amuse bouche, so just be ready for that.

1  Thank 743MichaelD743
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jweiland15
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Response from Sallee L | Reviewed this property |
Dinner for two could easily be $400. (Including moderately priced wine and tip. Worth every penny at least once before you die!!!÷ lol
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Response from mr_matin | Reviewed this property |
$850 for 2. Chefs table, 22 courses with wine pairings...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$41 - US$100
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:30
Thursday
11:30 - 22:30
Friday
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 774 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02199-7826
    (Fairfield St.)
  • Public Transportation: Copley Square T
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighbourhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 617-262-3023
  • E-mail
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