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Abe & Louie's

793 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116 (Back Bay)
617 536 6300
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Ranked #34 of 2,815 restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $80
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Steakhouse
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighborhood: Back Bay
Cross street: Fairfield
Transit: Two blocks from the Copley "T" stop.
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Hagerstown, Maryland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

This is exactly the kind of meal you'd expect from a high end steak house. We wanted a place unique to Boston, not a chain like Ruth Chris, Mortons or Smith and Wollensky (not like there's anything wrong with those places). This place put me in the mind of the Erie Cafe or Gibsons in Chicago. My wife and daughter... More

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georgia
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107 reviews 107 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

I accompanied my husband this past weekend to Boston on a business trip. Please note that we are in our late 50's and early 60's--we've traveled extensively and certainly know great restaurants throughout this country. So imagine our huge disappointment this past Friday night at Abe and Louie's. As we were staying at the Marriott Copley Place, I was hopping... More

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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We stopped in for a light lunch and had a great time. The tables on the sidewalk are perfect for watching people go by on their way to/from the baseball. It's right on Boylston Street and one block from Newbury Street so easy to get too for a break from shopping. Although I said light lunch, the wedge salad was... More

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Tustin, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Abe and Louie is located in a very trendy neighborhood of Boston. The bar is bustling and the food is just outstanding. The wood paneled walls makes the atmosphere pretty warm. They have a great selection of wine. The steak was juicy and rich - Simply outstanding. The only caution is it could get pretty crowded on Saturday's - make... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

My wife and I have been visiting Bostin for 10 years and we always intended to dine here but never did until tonight. Made a reservation and sooooo glad we did. I had what I thought was the best steak ever in Keens NYC a couple of weeks ago. Tried Smith & Wollensky last week in Boston and it was... More

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Order the bone in filet. It's outstanding. Excellent service and friendly waiters. The atmosphere is great.

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Cocoa Beach, Florida
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52 reviews 52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I really love the classic style of décor in this restaurant. Then the drink and food also were delicious. Bread, yummy in an iron skillet, great wine selection and excellent food.Check out the restrooms!!!!!

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This gem in the Back Bay area is the perfect way to end a day in Boston. We went on a Friday night at 8, with a reservation. (recommended) I had the swordfish steak and it was prepared perfectly. My friend had the pork chops and said they were good as well. Great wine selection. Great location.

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Lakeland, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We were late dinning for a Saturday night. The wait was 30 minutes so we decided to eat at the bar, a good decision . The barmen were very friendly, sort of like a neighborhood bar. They knew a lot of diners by name, which tells me the food is god because they come back. They are right. We had... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

we were visiting boston and met with two other couples from the desireswingers couples group at the lounge of abe and louies we are all staying at hotels in the back bay so this was a perfect location we ordered a bottle of french rose and introduced ourselves and got to know one another, the server loved the ladies in... More

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