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“Food is good but is it worth the price?”
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Ranked #72 of 3,337 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$25 - US$100
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighbourhood: Downtown
Cross street: Bowdoin and Somerset
Transit: Green & Red Line Park Street T Stop Green & Blue Line Government Center T Stop
Description: A modern steakhouse in historic Beacon Hill with a warm decor and relaxed yet sophisticated atmosphere, including a full bar and award-winning wine list. Open seven days a week. Reservations recommended.
Reviewed 11 June 2014

Admittedly this is labeled as a 'steakhouse' but you will be lucky to walk away spending about $75 per person without drinks. You can get by on spending less if you stick to salads or pastas.

On another note the bartender was very friendly and responsive to our needs.

Thank Travelaide_13
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Reviewed 3 June 2014

I have been at Mooo's a couple of times. I tried several of their dry aged steaks and also the burger. In half of my visits the food was excellent in the other half the meat was chewy and tull of tendons. I understand that each piece is different, however, for the price at Mooo's I expect a pleasant piece each time I go. The worst experience, however, was the Burger that I ordered once. It was totally dry and disappointing. They should make it right or if they don't like to sell it, they should take it off the menu. In summary, as much I like Mooo's, as unpredictable is the fun factor.

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Thank neurochem
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Reviewed 3 June 2014

This is my second time at Mooo. The service is always good and the waitstaff friendly and willing to offer good suggestions. Try the Kobe dumpling is always great. For entrees you cannot go wrong with the Prime Dry Aged Ribeye, Pepper Crusted Sirloin Au Poivre or if you into seafood the lobster. Save some room for the Valhorna chocolate cake. Overall the ambiance at Mooo is a lot more modern than the traditional steahouses. More important the food and service is excellent.

Thank AmuseBouches
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

The food was tasty and the service was attentive, the bartenders were all knowledgable about the local area and gave great drink recommendations.

Thank Lym-Hants
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Reviewed 22 May 2014

Located in Beacon Hill adjacent to the XV Hotel, Mooo is a modern steakhouse from restauranteur extraordinaire Jamie Mammano, whose Columbus Group company runs the equally opulent, well-regarded restaurants including Mistral, Sorellina, L’Andana, and its newest arrival – the ultra-extravagent, ultra-expensive seafood-oriented Ostra.

Mooo’s interior, while warm (off-white and beige tones) and sheek (chandeliers framed in large amber shades), possesses all of the traits that make you well aware that you’re dining in a steakhouse (pictures of calves, giant armchairs) and here to consume what else, but steak?

Prices here are as exorbitant as in other steakhouses around town, if not a bit more so. If you’re dining on a budget, however, take advantage of Mooo’s 3-course, $25 prix fixe lunch menu, quite possibly one of the best values in the city.

We start with a nicely seasoned appetizer of steak tartare. The hand-cut beef is thick and meaty, unlike more traditional, thinly-sliced versions I’ve sampled, and can be stacked atop four miniature warmed, grilled pieces of flatbread. My 12 oz. New York sirloin strip is again well-seasoned, but sadly, is dry and a tad overcooked (it is served medium to well, as opposed to medium rare). Fortunately, a nicely balanced, unique, and quite potent cocktail comprised of Liquor 43 (vanilla flavor) and whiskey eases my disappointment, as does a delectable dessert of bananas foster, with the bananas beautifully bruleed that crackle against the creamy vanilla ice cream that is layered with additional banana pieces.

Service was adequate, but a bit unpolished, particularly during an extended lull between the main course and dessert.

Overall, Mooo provides good, if somewhat inconsistent food and service. For the 3-course lunch special, it’s well worth trying. Otherwise, if you’re there to order $45-$60 steaks and demand top-notch cuisine and service, it may not quite be worth ‘moooing’ home about.

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