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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” (73 reviews)
“dover sole” (41 reviews)
“tuna tartare” (64 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
223 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA 02116-5113
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This was one of the best meals I've had - EVER. Elegantly simple, yet perfectly balanced. the waiter understood food and wine pairing and the result was smashing!

Thank 696Julia843
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We love Chef Jamie Mammano’s restaurants, and Mistral is true to form. Classy atmosphere with high ceilings, long bar, and nice Provence touches in the pastel colors and large translucent pix separating the bar from the main restaurant. Casual elegance. The food is great! A...More

Thank Conseiller99
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited for the first time with some friends who had eaten there a few years ago . The food. service was fabulous . The tables were too close together , it felt as if they had squeezed us in literally, even the waitress had...More

Thank Choosyct
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I narrowed our choices down to this restaurant and another French option, and then asked the Ritz Carlton concierge his opinion. He said Mistral is on another level, and he was correct! I enjoyed the Halibut with risotto and was not disappointed. Even the pizza...More

Thank Catherine D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was taken to Mistral with a team of business colleagues and external support partners for dinner this week. I've eaten at many fine establishments in Boston including Menton, Abe and Louie's, Ostra, Oleana, Eastern Standard, Asta, Scampo, Yvonne's and others, so I am familiar...More

Thank Ron E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We picked this restaurant on a recommendation from our hotel. It was a special occasion and we were expecting food and drinks reflected by the prices charged. We were not impressed. The restaurant was not crowded. Seating was comfortable and service was very good. We...More

Thank pandccoppola
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was great decades ago and still is a perfect place to dress and enjoy a great meal and cocktails with friends

Thank caryn1958
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I had wonderful meals here for my birthday. The service is impeccable without being pretentious and the wait staff so knowledgable about the menu, the wines, etc., etc. It was all just delightful and delicious. The Dover sole was incredible!

Thank Coachjude
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the top restaurants in Boston and never disappoints with its signature Dover sole and wonderful appetizers like tuna tartare, artisan cheeses, and crab ravioli. Even the desert sorbets were intensely flavorful and not overly sweet. The cocktails are beautifully crafted and...More

Thank jonathb5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good high end restaurant, go for the halibut, it is a must. Fine decor & ambiance along with quality service. Our 3rd visit in 3 years and the roll well with age.

Thank Niels L
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Annette B
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
23 February 2017|
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Response from skylrk | Reviewed this property |
Sorry....can't help you. We don't drink.
Rose Y
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
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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
  • E-mail
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