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Finale Park Plaza

#478 of 2,851 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Back Bay
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One Columbus Avenue, Boston, MA 02116
(617) 423-3184
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Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
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
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Visitor rating
  • 86
    Excellent
  • 71
    Very good
  • 34
    Average
  • 26
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Perfect Dessert Place!

If I had to describe Finale in one sentence, I would say: it is the art of desserts. It is our favorite dessert restaurant in Boston, and we cannot get enough of it. The desserts here look amazing, taste delicious, and make come back again and again. I would definitely recommend it to anyone coming... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 19, 2015
Haytham N
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Lunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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230 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

If I had to describe Finale in one sentence, I would say: it is the art of desserts. It is our favorite dessert restaurant in Boston, and we cannot get enough of it. The desserts here look amazing, taste delicious, and make come back again and again. I would definitely recommend it to anyone coming to Boston.

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East Greenwich, Rhode Island
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

After going to see the Blue Men Group and having dinner and drinks at Maggiano's, my boyfriend and I visited Finale to pick up some desserts to take back to our hotel. It was perfect because Finale was open until 12am, and was still fully stocked with the nicest looking pastries and cakes I have seen. We picked out 4... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

After an absolutely delicious dinner at Fogo de Chao my fiance took me to Finale. It was my first time. It was a Saturday night and the place was crowded. The atmosphere was ok. It was a little tight for me. We were seated in the back with 2 other tables on both sides and could barely hear each other.... More 

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Burlington, Connecticut
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

So hard to choose - so many fabulous desserts. The chocolate lava cake is a winner. Can't go wrong with a sampler. My favorite was the vanilla cheesecake.

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Boston, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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232 reviews 232 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
149 helpful votes 149 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
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
47 helpful votes 47 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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47 reviews 47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: One Columbus Avenue, Boston, MA 02116
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighborhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: (617) 423-3184

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Bakery, Dessert

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions
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

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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?