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Meritage - The Restaurant

Boston Harbor Hotel, 2nd floor, 70 Rowes Wharf (Atlantic Ave.), Boston, MA 02110
(617) 439-3995
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Ranked #144 of 2,835 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $60 - $80
Hours:
Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Eclectic, International
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Atlantic Avenue
Transit: South Station stop on the Red Line Aquarium stop on the Blue Line
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English first
Stoneham, Massachusetts
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

The entrance to the place can be a little noisy through the bar. Take the elevator or stairs to the second floor. It appeared to busier downstairs. The ambiance is nice uprstairs...walked into a sitting area, where they check your coats and bags. The dining room was not busy for a Friday night, but steady. The water view is always... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We have had Sunday brunch at Meritage for family occasions twice and enjoyed the experience both times. The refined menu is well-conceived and the service very attentive. Our waiter, quite a gentleman from Puebla, Mexico, even proved himself an excellent photographer when I handed him my camera for a family portrait. The menu is prix fix with ample choice. The... More 

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Top Contributor
121 reviews 121 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Within walking distance from long wharf Marriott where we were staying. Beautiful view of harbor. Waiter was fantastic! Actually everyone we met was really pleasant and accommodating. Loved the food and drink that was recommended. Pretty ambience. Would definitely go back!

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Morris Plains, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The menu is extensive and the head chef is always extremely creative. This enables the Restraunt to stay at the top of its game. The service is very god and the staff caters to your every whim. It is an extremely enjoyable dining experience. Pricey but worth it.

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Carlos B, Manager at Meritage - The Restaurant, responded to this review

It is always our goal to ensure that our guests fully enjoy their experience at Meritage. We are so pleased to hear that our associates were able to create such a memorable experience. The pleasure would be ours to have you return and we hope it is soon. Thank you for your review. More 

Easton, Massachusetts
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48 reviews 48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Celebrating our 20th anniversary, we wanted fine dining with a view. That brought us to Meritage. At the suggestion of the waiter, I ordered the Chef's Table, which includes wine pairings with each course. It featured an incredible mushroom soup, cod, and pheasant. At $125, it's actually a good value, if you like wine. The views are great as is... More 

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Cheshire
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66 reviews 66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Having read some great reviews we were so looking forward to this restaurant. We were staying in the hotel. ..which is great. It's an interesting concept to break the menu down into wine paired groups. The hotel has a great position and the restaurant is certainly nice. But service was confused at best. It's very good that they work as... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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65 reviews 65 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

This place has a view, an atmosphere and humble staff with a sweat French accent. The lamb is splendid. And Chataeu Lafite Rothschild 1989 from Pauillac was an experience. They still have two bottles in their cellar ;)

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Boston, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We'd read favorable reviews of Meritage in various places and arrived to be a tiny bit disappointed that it was part of a hotel. However, our disappointment quickly vanished as we were shown to a quaint but spacious upstairs room with a view over the water from Rowe's Wharf and tables amply spaced to allow private conversation without the "forced... More 

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Carlos B, Manager at Meritage - The Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful and gracious compliments of Meritage at the Boston Harbor Hotel. We always enjoy hearing how much our guests enjoy their experience. We cannot imagine a better way to describe Meritage than "an experience so much more than food and wine." We look forward to having you return very soon! More 

Boston, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
165 reviews 165 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Came here on a week night and setting outside lovely by the water, though we were seated inside. The service was fine and menu good but the food just didn't quite live up to expectations. Boston just can't make the grade when it comes to fantastic food... Always lets down by the simple things being badly cooked.... Soft shell crab... More 

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Carlos B, Manager at Meritage - The Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your evening at the Boston Harbor Hotel. We do regret that your our offerings and experience did not reflect our high standards. We will share your comments with our Culinary team in order to re-emphasize our goals. We would love to welcome you back again and we hope that... More 

Cape Cod
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38 reviews 38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The Meritage restaurant is located in one of the finest hotels in Boston and can easily boast of one of the finest dining harbor views in the city. Along with that, the restaurant is elegant without being stuffy. Although a sport jacket is recommended, only about four men were wearing jackets the evening we were there. My wife and I... More 

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Carlos B, Manager at Meritage - The Restaurant, responded to this review

Dine Out Boston is a special time to enjoy some of the best restaurants in the City and we are so happy that Meritage at the Boston Harbor Hotel was able to provide you with a memorable experience from beginning to end. We absolutely love the details you have shared within your review; your descriptions paint a wonderful picture for... More 

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Additional Information about Meritage - The Restaurant

Address: Boston Harbor Hotel, 2nd floor, 70 Rowes Wharf (Atlantic Ave.), Boston, MA 02110
Phone Number: (617) 439-3995
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston
Open Hours:
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 60 - 80
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Eclectic, International

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