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Finale Park Plaza

One Columbus Avenue, Boston, MA 02116 (Back Bay)
(617) 423-3184
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Ranked #559 of 2,847 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $30
Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American, Bakery, Dessert
Neighborhood: Back Bay
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Boston, Massachusetts
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63 reviews 63 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

This visit to Finale was very different than our last one. Before attending a 7:30 show we stopped in to have coffee and dessert. We were quite surprised to find the restaurant almost empty. We had regular coffee and the molten chocolate cake. Our server suggested the larger dessert since we were sharing. The cake was warm and very good.... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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209 reviews 209 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

The finale is dying, it's easy to tell. Their restaurant is empty almost all day long, the products are not as fresh as they used to be, because they have no customers and it's just sad to see how this place is going down the drain. It used to be a favorite of mine in Boston and their desserts are... More 

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Grafton, MA
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

You would think that since they're all about dessert that it should be some AMAZING dessert... buuut not really! Maybe when the place opened it was good? But, it was really nothing special. We got the sampler that had 9 different things, and most of them were pretty good, but nothing I'd go back for, and nothing that was incredibly... More 

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Naples, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Three friends- three small desserts- no drinks- $40. Quality was ok but not amazing. I would have been just as happy with Ben & Jerry's next door for half the price.

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Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
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94 reviews 94 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Simple put, some of the best desserts I have ever had. My favorite place in Boston is Modern Pastry, never miss it when in Boston, but time didn't allow a visit, so we stopped here and were not disappointed. I wanted one of everything, but we ended up with a Coconut cream torte, boston cream pie, a flour less chocolate... More 

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We stopped there for a drink after a tiring sightseeing day. The ambiance of the place is not something to remember. We were given a table next to the air conditioner which was really freezing. After a couple of minutes we asked the waitress to give us another table and she seemed rather pissed off by our request. In general... More 

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Pennsylvania, USA
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81 reviews 81 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

The desserts at Finale are beautifully crafted but lacking in taste. The staff was not very knowledgeable of the desserts and also not very friendly, given that we were the only customers on what should have been a busy Saturday afternoon for them.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Wasn't overly impressed with their desserts. We had a sampler with 6 desserts. Some were cold, some were tasteless. The whoopie pie was good as was the mousse (not included but we took it to go). There are much better places to go, especially for the price. Nice atmosphere though...

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Los Angeles
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65 reviews 65 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I am in Boston three or four times a year, and typically head straight for Modern Pastry, Mike's, or Cafe Vittorio in the North End. Family members suggested we try this new-ish place for after-dinner sweets. The crowds are amazing, but if my experience is typical, it isn't because of the food, it's because of the hype. The "gelato" tastes... More 

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Cranston, Rhode Island
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76 reviews 76 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Great place for an after theater drink and dessert. Some of the best desserts I have ever had and plated beautifully. For atmosphere, drinks and dessert the lounge across the street at the Four Seasons can't be beat. While the desserts are not as good as Finale the atmosphere is first rate as are the drinks and dessert bar.

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Additional Information about Finale Park Plaza

Address: One Columbus Avenue, Boston, MA 02116
Phone Number: (617) 423-3184
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 0 - 30
Cuisine: American, Bakery, Dessert

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