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Top of the Hub

800 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02199 (Back Bay)
617-536-1775
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Ranked #4 of 158 Nightlife in Boston
Type: Observation Decks/ Towers, Bar/ Clubs
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Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
6 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

Yes, you're paying as much for the view as you are for the drinks but the view is the whole reason you go up here in the first place. If you're in Boston and you don't find time to go up here just before dusk so you can watch the city change from daylight to night time before you eyes... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

My now-wife and I visited Top of the Hub at the tail end of our honeymoon before flying home from Boston. The views of the river and downtown were excellent. If we had more time, we might have just relaxed for an extra cocktail and watched the flights on approach into Logan. The food also was very good - we'd... More

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Paris, France
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
12 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Another hype. This is probably a nice place to just have drinks and have a nice view, but since this is also a restaurant and it's a little on the pricey side, I was expecting something much better. To put it bluntly, for example, their Cobb salad was a regular Cobb salad cut up in tiny pieces in a cute... More

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Colorado
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44 reviews 44 reviews
18 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Window seat was amazing, great place to take pics and get great service, food and drinks. The drinks were reasonably priced. Parked nearby at Prudential Center parking and walked through the mall. Great evening for some college reunion drinks. Very memorable location. Bring a photo ID to get into the building past security. Bring your ticket to get parking validated.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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62 reviews 62 reviews
31 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Book a dinner reservation at sunset. Don't try to have just a drink the bar is not on the windows. When you make your reservation request being next to the window there are 3 rows of tables best to do it righ the first time. The food was really wonderful, the service a little slow it is very busy. Dress... More

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Cape Cod, Mass
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Celebrated our anniversary at the Top of The Hub, had a window seat and the views were fabulous. They have a specialty drink menu called " luxury drinks" starting at $45 to $90 each, most bottled beers are $8 The food was very good, I had 10oz Filet mignon and my husband had leg of lamb, both meals were very... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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59 reviews 59 reviews
18 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

OK, the food was great but pricey, of course. Still, the soups they serve for lunch were absolutely delicious. And, it's better to go to the Top of the Hub Restaurant and buy a drink and some food, in order to see the city views of Boston, rather than paying to go up to the 50th floor observatory deck for... More

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Gardner, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

My husband and I ate at Top of the Hub for our Babymoon in Boston. The entire experience was magical!! We had the crab cakes for an appetizer, chicken pot pie, sausage and broccoli ravioli, and mousse cake for dessert. It was one of the most delicious meals I've ever eaten out! The food came to us hot, fresh, and... More

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Tampa, Florida
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67 reviews 67 reviews
20 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We just went up after doing the Skywalk Observatory and sat at the bar for a drink. To get the good views, you should def get a table.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Obviously the view is why people flock to this restaurant. The food was good, but not as good as the pricetag would suggest. I've had better meals with a much smaller bill total. The service was great, our waiter was wonderful. We enjoyed the evening very much. Just be prepared to overpay for your meal & drinks. Overall, worth the... More

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