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Masa

#297 of 2,377 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Neighbourhood:
South End
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Spanish, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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439 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116-6304 (Arlington and Berkeley)
+1 617-338-8884
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Today
16:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 23:00
Mon - Wed 16:00 - 23:00
Thu - Sat 16:00 - 00:00
Sat 10:00 - 15:30
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Cortlandt Manor, New York
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Such amazing Tapas/ Spanish food! Service was great, and I really cannot stress how great the food was. I wish I could have this for dinner every night.

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Thank lisa c
Granbury, Texas
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a fabulous find, and Masa does a great job! Here for a weekend getaway in Boston, we had the craving for some zesty flavors for a Saturday brunch for two. Masa executed our desires with precision! It was great they were not only located within walking distance of the AirBnB where we were staying, but they also were listed... More 

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Thank Seanzilla
Quincy, Massachusetts
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96 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

I wouldn't have thought of this place for brunch, but now to be honest, I'd love to go back. The place was very busy, and there were 6 of us snugged into a corner table. The menu was relatively small, but packed full of great options, as we chose our options. I opted for the pre-fixe though that wasn't what... More 

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Thank Grace_K102
Boston, Massachusetts
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420 reviews
346 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Went for brunch, nice place. Good weekend brunch menu, good brunch drink selection. There's something just a LITTLE off about the entire place, but overall no complaints about the food. The service, sadly, was not good.

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Thank David P
Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

My husband and I really enjoyed our dinner at Masa in Boston. The Negra Modelo braised pork and roasted chicken enchilada had great flavors of the southwest like New Mexico rather than Tex-Mex. There was also a wonderful corn bisque with a hint of chile. My husband enjoyed the margarita and I had my favorite Mexican beer, Negra Modelo. The... More 

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Thank Carol V
Boston, Massachusetts
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55 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We have been to masa many times and it has always been very good. We love going there for brunch- food and drinks are always good!

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Thank MilakdM
Sydney, Australia
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Fusion Mexican breakfast starved with cocktails a smile and a free sampling of cornbread with jalapeños chutney, maple butter and pepper salsa - a must

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Thank Natalie Z
Atlanta, Georgia
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200 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We visited on a Tuesday night and the place was nearly empty. Almost no Mexican/Southwestern items on the menu. Food and service were both OK but not impressive.

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Thank rllbol
Fredericton, Canada
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

This was a busy restaurant, and we sat at the bar while waiting for a table. The bloody mary was different, spicy and good! Once seated, we were served quickly. The breakfast burrito and the eggs benedict are both excellent. We would eat here again, although we did feel old, as this is quite a young crowd.

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Thank Heather O
Boston, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Our son was in town on business and our daughter had been here many times - first time for the rest of us - and we would all definitely go back.. Great menu, attentive service

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Thank jcmw2015

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Cuisine
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Spanish, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 23:00
Monday
16:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 23:00
Thursday
16:00 - 00:00
Friday
16:00 - 00:00
Saturday
16:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 439 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116-6304
    (Arlington and Berkeley)
  • Public Transportation: Arlington T stop green line, or Back Bay station on the Orange Line
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > South End
  • Neighbourhood: South End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-338-8884

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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South End
Stroll down the beautiful brownstone lined streets while capturing views of Boston’s tallest buildings from a distance. Some of Boston’s best restaurants are scattered around this neighborhood. There are many gems to be found, from jazz clubs to classy bars and restaurants. It is also home to art galleries, interesting boutiques, artsy stores and SOWA open market during the summer months. The South End is a true find in the city, with a more residential feeling than Back Bay.
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