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Abe & Louie's

#20 of 2,379 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
Back Bay
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793 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116-2603 (Fairfield)
+1 617-536-6300
11:30 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 16:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri 11:30 - 00:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Sat 16:00 - 00:00
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Langhorne, PA
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59 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed our meal at Abe & Louie's. The food was great, and the service outstanding. Steaks cooked exactly as ordered, and absolutely delicious. Sides and dessert fabulous as well. Menu went well beyond the usual creamed spinach and potato steakhouse fare. We've been to other steakhouses in Boston, and liked this atmosphere and location much more than some... More 

Thank HappyTraveler016
Boston, Massachusetts
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92 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You would never guess a famed steakhouse would have a delicious vegetarian option, but this place does! The roasted cauliflower steak is absolutely decadent. If you are a vegetarian and find yourself here don't be discouraged.They also have some great vegetarian apps (not vegan). Service is high class and the atmosphere is swanky. Dress code is formalish (no t shirts... More 

Thank samls86
Voorhees, New Jersey
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48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We make it a point to come here every time we visit Boston. It's one of our favorite steakhouses in all the US. Their sides are delicious, the steaks are fabulous, service is excellent. Atmosphere is similar to other steakhouses and they have a nice bar area.

Thank Beachvacasrbest
Boston, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The food was excellent and the waiter was great.The reason I gave it 4 stars is we had reservations and still had to wait 5-10 minutes for our table. I understand they can not force people out but for a classy restaurant they should not over book so that when people have reservations they are seated on time.

Thank johnpaul W
new hampshire
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47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great service, delicious meals and priced pretty well ( for a Boston steakhouse) We would go back for sure.

Thank coronaman1978
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740 reviews
369 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 269 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Abe & Louie's is a fun place to eat. Typical decor for a steakhouse in the city. The steaks are good and cooked to perfection. My wife eats the salmon which is delicious. The service is good and the prices competitive for a large city steakhouse. One of our favorite places to eat in Boston.

Thank French S
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time eating here Went for lunch Waiter was excellent There were 3 of us The rolls they serve are excellent! First one ordered burger-said good Second had Lobster Club she said it was ok had sweet potatoe fries Last one had bbq chicken sandwich with Gruyere cheese caramelized chicken Fresh spinach - this was excellent The atmosphere is gorgeous... More 

Thank miss g
Boston, Massachusetts
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You'll need a reservation to avoid the 2 hour wait on a weekend night. The server was attentive and apologetic; however, the bar and kitchen were slow. Overall, the meal was good; however, it was pricey.

Thank RoadTripsUnlimited
Boston, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quite possibly the worst restaurant I've ever been to in terms of the service and food for the price. I won't make this a long drawn out thing. But basically the whole experience here was awful. A group of us had made a reservation for 12 for a group from our company. We got there, the table was set in... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been a long time diner at Abe Louie's. Now that they are bought out by a California company I've noticed some changes that have not been good. First, I use to get this beautiful basket of bread now you get some heated muffin tops that taste crappy. Also they try to push the wine from the company that owns them.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$80
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 793 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116-2603
  • Public Transportation: Two blocks from the Copley "T" stop.
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighbourhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 617-536-6300

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Back Bay

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Back Bay
Wander around this quintessential neighborhood in the heart of Boston for high-end shops, restaurants, and the feeling of city bustle. Its most identifiable skyscrapers, the Prudential Center and John Hancock Tower, are highlights of the city skyline. Visit Newbury street to explore unique and trendy boutiques – as well as every other kind of store imaginable – all housed in beautiful brownstone buildings. In nice weather, restaurant patio seating is packed with Bostonians and tourists alike soaking up the sunshine and enjoying the food. Commonwealth Ave offers a beautiful stroll down residential tree-lined streets. Keep walking towards the Charles River and enjoy a beautiful view by the water. In warmer months, people run and bike on paths running along the esplanade, and sail and kayak on the Charles River. Boylston street, also full of shops, bars, and restaurants, is the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Head towards Copley Square and check out the Boston Public Library, which is particularly beautiful from the Dartmouth street entrance.
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