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Mistral

223 Columbus Ave. (Berkeley St.), Boston, MA 02116
617 867 9300
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Ranked #28 of 2,820 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $35 - $80
Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: between Berkeley & Clarendon
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

The restaurant itself & location are central, convenient but nothing special. The staff are courteous but the overall feeling is one of a slight pomposity. The food was very good, as was the wine, & the staff appear to know what their talking about & their advice is good. But the expensive prices are not justified.

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Lincoln, NE
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Had a great dinner there with terrific service from the hosts to the wait staff. They were amazingly accommodating to a food allergy at our table. Overall, our experience was superb. The noise level in this restaurant is very high. If this is a consideration for you, try to get a table away from the bar area. It will be... More

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Salem, Massachusetts
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213 reviews 213 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

My wife and returned to Mistral after more than a year, and were very satisfied again. Great ambience, excellent food and good (but not great) service. Best of all is that when the server brought the desert menu, I was craving chocolate, and found five chocolate desserts to choose from. I had the profiteroles (beautiful and delicious) and my wife... More

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Naples, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

My daughter, a good friend and I enjoyed a fabulous french gourmet meal on a Saturday evening, even meeting really nice couple next to us, making it even more fun. The food is exceptional, we had a picnic - mostly appetizers, one Entree and then three fantastic desserts. The Pizza was wonderful, but so was the salad, and I could... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Great food , if you want to invite and impress this is the place , very lively with great quality food and the service is amazing . I had the sole fish , it was delicious . There bathrooms are very clean too .

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San Bruno, CA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Came here with 5 other ladies for a mini bachorlette party. Was able to make same-day reservations during restaurant week and was so happy with everything. Louis is an amazing and attentive server, the food was amazing, the drinks were delicious. We were seated in the front lounge area which was a little loud but didn't matter to us at... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We went this past evening not knowing it was dine-out and were very impressed. While the restaurant was packed, it was not too loud nor bothersome. The atmosphere was engaging and lively. The service was very efficient and attentive. The quality and preparation of the food was second to none. The appetizers were outstanding. The maincourses were very good and... More

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Newton, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

My wife and I celebrated my birthday at Mistral two days ago and had a fabulous meal. The food was tasty, well-prepared, and done to our specifications. The service was attentive and friendly and the suggestion of a wine was more than appreciated. This was my first time at this restaurant and I would not hesitate to come back again... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I live in Boston and this is top 3 on my list of favorite restaurants. I've been a few times for Boston's Dine Out, but would love to go for a regular experience as well. It's pricey, but as it's one of the best meals I've ever eaten, it's worth the cost. We recently went last Friday and the hostess... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Mistral is never a bad choice, while I have been on several occasions, I am always excited to go back! The service is prompt and attentive. However the food is delicate yet heavenly to savor every morsel.. Amazing wine collection too boot.. Highly recommend Mistral!

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