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Aquitaine Bar a Vin Bistrot

569 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02118-3721
+1 617-424-8577
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (73 reviews)
“mussels” (32 reviews)
“cinnamon bun” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 15:00All hours
CUISINES
French, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
569 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02118-3721
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Reviewed 13 May 2014

Fun and cozy restaurant. Was here to celebrate a friend's birthday. The staff knew that it was a surprise party for the individual and helped make arrangements for the "surprise". The rest of the evening flowed perfectly. The waitress was knowledgeable about all items and...More

Thank Scott I
Reviewed 11 May 2014

What a gem! Saw this as having drinks on Tremont on Friday night and asked to book for Sat evening. Was fitted in and so glad we asked to book. Really busy on the evening, great venue, lots if atmosphere but also felt quite private...More

Thank DeborahOsborne
Reviewed 7 April 2014

I usually dine here to celebrate special,occasions, and they never fail to graciously greet me with a "happy birthday" or whatever occasion it is. I had the pork chop yesterday and as usual, it was delectable. The other person had the sea bass, also uniquely...More

Thank Christine C
Jeffrey G, Owner at Aquitaine Bar a Vin Bistrot, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2014

Jon Fitz was my waiter 13 years ago Christine. I had such a wonderful meal I partnered with the owner! Wonderful that you enjoyed your meal as well. Thank you for the kind post.

Reviewed 25 March 2014

This is a very good French restaurant with a good wine list. Menu was traditional and varied. Will return.

Thank fbrooksr
Jeffrey G, Owner at Aquitaine Bar a Vin Bistrot, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2014

Thank you for dining with us. Wonderful that you enjoyed your meal. I will share your comments. Regards, Jeff Gates

Reviewed 11 March 2014

I had made a reservation a couple of days in advance via their website, but when we got there they couldn't find my name. It was a Friday night so the place was really busy. The manager didn't make a big deal about it and...More

Thank mc_1990
Jeffrey G, Owner at Aquitaine Bar a Vin Bistrot, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2014

Thank you for dining with us MC. Glad to read we recovered and you enjoyed your meal. Regards, Jeff

Reviewed 9 March 2014

Enjoyed a good brunch at Aquitaine, but from the crowd you would have expected they were either a) giving it away, or b) doing something exceptional. Alas, neither was true. Fortunately, we had reservations. The food was solid, the coffee kept flowing, and the server...More

Thank doctorkris3
Jeffrey G, Owner at Aquitaine Bar a Vin Bistrot, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2014

Thank you for dining with us DrKris. I will share your comment regarding the heat with our manager Scott. We are probably still set up for the Polar Vortex over there. It may be time to relax the heat and insulation a bit. Regards

Reviewed 4 March 2014

Very nice food, good service, easy to get a reservation, out of the ordinary for its location. Nothing to dislike – good place to go on a whim.

Thank MacDonald M
Jeffrey G, Owner at Aquitaine Bar a Vin Bistrot, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2014

Thank you for dining with us and for the kind post. Regards Jeff Gates

Reviewed 4 March 2014

First I will say, yes I will give this place another shot. But I was sorely disappointed with brunch. I joined friends around 2pm on a Sunday. It was packed in there, so i expected a wait. However, the coffee cup had dishwasher ring around...More

1  Thank Stephanie Y
Jeffrey G, Owner at Aquitaine Bar a Vin Bistrot, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2014

Thank you for dining with us. Sorry to read of the failures you experienced. No excuses, I will share your constructive comments with our team. We have and will do better. Regards

Reviewed 2 March 2014

I'm probably a little bit jaded on my review because we got seated 45 minutes late for a reservation. Management was great about it but nevertheless it was a rather long wait. Server was fantastic...and apologetical. As it turns out we had a great family...More

Thank jax14fun
Jeffrey G, Owner at Aquitaine Bar a Vin Bistrot, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2014

Thank you for visiting with us. Sorry for the wait. I will share your comments with our host staff and manger Scott. Regards

Reviewed 28 February 2014

My wife and I were recently in the South End and found this restaurant as we were browsing around the area. A gentleman welcomed us at the door and showed us to our table. We ordered from the lunch menu and selected the daily special....More

Thank azzurri4ever
Jeffrey G, Owner at Aquitaine Bar a Vin Bistrot, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2014

Thank you for dining with us and for the wonderful post. Happy to read that you enjoyed your meal. Regards

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$37
Meals
Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 15:00
Monday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 569 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02118-3721
    (Union Park and Tremont Street)
  • Public Transportation: The MBTA #43 stops at our front door at 569 Tremont Street
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > South End
  • Neighbourhood: South End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-424-8577
  • E-mail
Description
Award winning Parisian inspired French bistro located in the heart of Boston's South End, overlooking historic Tremont Street.
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