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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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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
223 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA 02116-5113
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Reviewed 9 July 2015

Loved the ambiance, service and, of course, the food accompanied by a superb wine list. My husband and I were treated like "A" listers and not interlopers. Well done, Mistral!

2  Thank Joanne M
Reviewed 9 July 2015

The ambience/decor was great but the food was not as impressive as I thought it was going to be. It was good, but not as impressive as the prices.

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Reviewed 7 July 2015

We ate at this restaurant several years ago on Restaurant week and have been wanting another try and the first experience was memorable for many years. We were not disappointed. We each had a salad and an entree. The salad was a little pricy for...More

1  Thank CatRob_12
Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

Had a wonderful dinner at Mistral and it certainly did not disappoint. The drink and wine list was excellent, appetizers outstanding and the mains were excellent. Service was outstanding. Price was better than expected. Will definitely go back.

1  Thank ryanmahaffey
Reviewed 1 July 2015

it is just a glorious restaurant. Food, service and ambience are a delight. Adding words does not improve the review.

1  Thank LarryGlovin
Reviewed 30 June 2015

You can't do better than Mistral. It's absolutely flawless. Expensive, but flawless. Make this a special night out.

1  Thank b0nnieb00p
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Lovely high ceiling room, good efficient service, v good food (portions too big!), been around for 18 years and still feels fresh, busy and relevant.... One of Boston great places for a relaxed, friendly evening with friends or family... It's sister restaurant Sorelina is v...More

1  Thank Wilton L
Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

We had a wonderful and delicious early summer evening at Mistral in the South End. Our first visit to this elegant Provence-inspired bistro was magical, with great food, great wine, attentive service and delightful ambiance. It was an all-seafood evening for us and our guests....More

2  Thank Gyrfalcn
Reviewed 25 June 2015

A sophisticated, classy, French restaurant with an excellent menu. I had the tomato gazpacho and the sirloin, and both were excellent. The decor is suitably chic, and the staff was just the right level of attentive--once they finally came to our table. The only thing...More

Thank Jason A
Reviewed 22 June 2015

I've had several meals at Mistral. It has definitely become a mainstay for a consistent, fine-dining experience. I've never had a bad meal here. Service has always been on point. The menu is extensive and delicious (portions are very generous and ingredient quality is very...More

Thank Dennis H
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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
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
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
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