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161 Berkeley St, Boston, MA 02116-5108
617-542-2255
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Ranked #83 of 2,851 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $50 - $80
Hours:
Sun 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Stuart Street
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

I don't think I have ever been given a steak that large in my life. Service was fast!! Not cheap though, but excellent food - you get what you pay for

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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101 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

My husband and I were recommended to dine here. This is a lovely place, great atmosphere, however, in the evening when there seemed to be quite a few large parties of people in shouting at one another rather than just talking you could hardly here yourself speak never mind my husband. I think the tables for couples should be put... More 

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50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

The steaks are great, the service was great, and the appetizers were good too. The drinks didn't knock my socks off, but still decent. I'd go again. I feel this is place falls between the Capital Grill and Ruth's Chris for quality, with the Capital Grill being a bit better.

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Harvard, Massachusetts
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Min pojkvän och jag var här för an andra middag den kvällen och vi blev inte besvikna. Fin atmosfär och vi delade en köttbit med lökringar som var perfekt tillagad. Vi åt dessert också som var underbart god speciellt min dessert som hade grillad banan med kolasås. Dyrt men prisvärt.

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Tavistock, England, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Had drinks at the very slick bar and decided to stay for dinner. Beautiful restaurant with great service. We started with 1/2 dozen oysters and then shared the sirloin and lobster, sides were fries, mash and asparagus. Meat was cooked perfectly and the lobster was amazing! Great place... enjoy!

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rettendon
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Found this restaurant in a guide book! Thought we would give it a try!! I had the beef tenderloin and it was fantastic!! The waiters are attentive!! $50 each we thought was good for the quality!! Defo recommend if your in the back bay area

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Ireland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

This was our second trip to Boston and the second time we went to Grill 23 and it is without doubt the best steak restaurant I've been to anywhere in my travels. Great tables, wonderfully friendly staff and amazing steaks. I've visited steak restaurants every time I visit the USA and Grill 23 beats them all hands down, it has... More 

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Newton, Massachusetts
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48 reviews 48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Ate here on a Monday night. This is a legendary steakhouse in Boston.....probably the first upscale steakhouse in Boston...long before Mortons, Capital Grille or any others came to town.....yet this place still survives.....and while it is Boston's classic steakhouse I can't recommend this place.. We all had steaks...the food and service was fine. Its just that it was nothing special.....and... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Delicious food, friendly staff, good band and lively ambiance. I little too loud and crowded for my taste, but still a good night.

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Rockport, Maine
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47 reviews 47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Had a wonderful meal here on 1/2/15....pan sheared scallops. What really impressed me was that they offered us a ride back to our hotel! Great service!

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Address: 161 Berkeley St, Boston, MA 02116-5108
Phone Number: 617-542-2255
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 50 - 80
Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Seafood, Steakhouse

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