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Grill 23 & Bar

161 Berkeley St, Boston, MA 02116-5108
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Ranked #83 of 2,831 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $50 - $80
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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Mexico City, Mexico
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Just an other American Restaurant, very noisy, starters with out flavor an soul, to be honest we stop to ask for main course, friendly waiters, but don't put in risk one day of your vacation in this restaurant. Probably the steak is good!, but don't be worried if you don't visit this restaurant

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52 reviews 52 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Food and drinks were excellent and the wait staff were great as well. Food was prepared to perfection and the drinks as well. I would highly recommend this restaurant to everyone who wants a great fine dining experience.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

Journey to Work. Excellent steak dinner cooked to perfection, good and sweet giant coconut based and impeccable service.

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Reykjavik, Iceland
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

My steak was good (not excellent) but my fiancé ordered their signature steak (most expensive one) and was very disappointed since it was very burned (char coil taste in his mouth for the evening!) and they did not offer him a new one when we complained. However they did not charge us for his steak so we forgave this although... More 

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Canton, Massachusetts
18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Although the steaks are among the best in Boston, the experience has not maintained the same level of excellence. A risotto appetizer was way too salty and the crab cakes that were ordered to replace it were too overly deep fried. Steaks were underseasoned and we were never asked for any course whether items were cooked to our liking. There... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This restaurant has gone down hill. Service is average. Food overly salty. Many other choices for a great steak.

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San Diego, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The fish and chips was just awful. First time served it was raw. Second time served it was over done. The whole concept did not work. The fish is rolled into a ball and served in a mush of tartar sauce in a bowl. You cannot eat it in a bowl!! You need the room a plate provides to cut... More 

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boston, ma
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This restaurant is probably one of my favorite restaurants. We always come here for good steak. However this last time we're not impressed. We ordered the cheese plate to start and the plate had one cheese, just Brie. So it was not much of a cheese board and we all got the 100 day rib eye steak which we were... More 

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Athens, Greece
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We went there for a business meal food was great a huge variety of seafood and meat I tried the New York sirloin excellent choice staff very polite and friendly

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51 reviews 51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Enjoyed dinner at the Grill 23 with my wife during a brief stop in Boston. A very nice place, nicely decored. The service was professional and quite fast. The food was great. They really know their steaks. The meat was great and cooked well. I had the tuna and that was perfectly cooked as well.

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Additional Information about Grill 23 & Bar

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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