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Aura

#266 of 2,855 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
South Boston
American, Seafood, Contemporary
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1 Seaport Ln, Boston, MA 02210 (Seaport Blvd.)
Silver Line World Trade Center Stop
(617) 385-4300
Website
Today
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 12:30 pm
Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 11:30 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Good for:
Casual Dining
Romance
Bar scene
Large groups
Doing business

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 33
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
You can't go wrong with the breakfast buffet!

I had breakfast at Aura and was pleasantly surprised with the buffet selections...as others have mentioned, there were different types of sausage, crispy bacon, fritattas, eggs Benedict, ricotta blintzes, pancakes, etc. I really enjoyed it and for $21 it is reasonable, since coffee and juice were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
Marlene K
,
Bristol
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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81 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Bristol
Top Contributor
170 reviews 170 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

I had breakfast at Aura and was pleasantly surprised with the buffet selections...as others have mentioned, there were different types of sausage, crispy bacon, fritattas, eggs Benedict, ricotta blintzes, pancakes, etc. I really enjoyed it and for $21 it is reasonable, since coffee and juice were included too. The service is great too.

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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146 reviews 146 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

For those working in the Seaport area this location offers great service and great food. If you are looking for lots of breakfast choices, but can't make up your mind, the buffet may be your best bet. Hot and cold choices are available and excellently prepared. The fruit is sweet, breads flaky and egg dished cooked creatively and just right.

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Watertown, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Visited Aura with family recently. The brunch was great. They offer a very good selection. There is your normal fare(scrambled eggs, bacon, pancakes, etc...)which is very good. They also had a seafood cake benedict, two types of fritatta as well a very tasty chicken apple sausage. I thought that $21 for brunch in the seaport was reasonable. All in all,... More 

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Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Aura was the restaurant in the Seaport that was open for breakfast. We were greeted with a smile and well taken care of. Our waiter found us at the buffet to make sure that he got our drink orders, that were then waiting for us when we sat down. The food was good, and the buffet was reasonably priced at... More 

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Somerset Village, Bermuda
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Freshly squeezed OJ!! Limitless!! Bang! The $21 buffett was great, and if u think a bit much for breakfast each, works out well compared to the single items on the menu. Did i mention the OJ? lol Food was fresh and delicious, and just downstairs of the hotel!

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Alexandria, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

If you are having breakfast here, This will definitely make your morning and the service is impeccable Everyone so nice and efficient and the buffet very reasonable

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

The energy was lively. The seating comfortable. Good food choices. Good views. Service was welcoming and responsive.

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Windham
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42 reviews 42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

My wife, inlaws and 7 years old son had Easter Brunch at Aura on Sunday - April 20th and it was excellent. The hotel did an excellent job creating a bunch that appealed to everyone of all ages and tastes. My wife and I prefer a bit more eclectic / new American cuisine, my son likes the basics and inlaws... More 

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Porto Alegre, RS
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

The presentation of the food is good and preparation as well. The Service pays attention and takes good care of you.

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VT
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78 reviews 78 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Stayed for one night and decided to eat in-house in the morning. The buffet was not the largest selection but there was plenty of good, quality food that was tasty. Staff was attentive and friendly.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Seaport Ln, Boston, MA 02210
    (Seaport Blvd.)
  • Public Transportation: Silver Line World Trade Center Stop
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > South Boston
  • Neighborhood: South Boston
  • Phone Number: (617) 385-4300

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 41 - 80
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 12:30 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 am

Questions & Answers

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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?