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Tapeo Restaurant and Tapas Bar

266 Newbury Street, Boston, MA 02116 (Back Bay)
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Ranked #384 of 2,835 Restaurants in Boston
Price range: $30 - $40
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Spanish, Tapas
Neighborhood: Back Bay
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Fairfield
Transit: We are located within walking distance of Hynes Convention Center and Copley (both on the Green Line)
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Leverett, Massachusetts
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24 reviews 24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

Perfect choice for pre-concert meal on cold winter night. Decor is warm, colorful Spanish tiles, dark wood tables. We were seated near large second floor window, overlooking the festive holiday lights of bustling Newbury Street. Attentive, friendly service. We ordered glasses of red wine and numerous tasty tapas, not all at once, but in bunches, all delivered swiftly, each a... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Enjoyed the selection of tapas and found the ham and machengo cheese plate to be an excellent starter especially for a group. It would easily serve 4 with the inclusion of pimentos really added something special to this plate. Also enjoyed the garlic shrimp and fritters. They were more small plate sized than the ham and cheese platter. Sangria was... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

We ate here last night and I expected more for the location and price. I had a vegetable paella. Flavors were good but the rice was just plain long grain, not Spanish or arborio rice. It took a long time coming out as expected but it seemed like it was over cooked and then extra broth was added and it... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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57 reviews 57 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Went with my friends who live in Boston (and they go there often)! Great atmosphere, tapas and even better wines! This place was helpful getting me items and explaining which ones were gluten-free! Also very good for vegetarians!! The sizzling shrimp was delicious as was the cheese plate!

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Great food (tapas). Warm and friendly environment. Attentive service. I was alone and made to feel very welcome.

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London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 via mobile

Fantastically located on Newbury St. Mediterranean atmosphere with friendly efficient service. Good wine choices and tapas dishes tasted excellent. Pretty pricey but worth the experience.

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London, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 via mobile

Staff were very friendly and warm without being intrusive. Good beer and tapas and a great atmosphere. Excellent bar! I would definitely return to try the restaurant.

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Calgary, Canada
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177 reviews 177 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This was a walk by, drop in and what a treat! Really busy so it was a 30 minute wait for a table. And we lucked out with a table upstairs (preferred) and by the window (outstanding!). A lively atmosphere yet we could still carry on a conversation and enjoy the evening. The service was excellent, attentive, friendly and not... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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100 reviews 100 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Great restaurant for small plates. A bit crowded seating, but we loved everything we ordered. If you like tapas, this is a great place. Keep in mind they didn't have my OpenTable reservation. We got a seat anyway, but that was a bit concerning why it didn't sync up. There is also outdoor seating on Newbury for great people watching.

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Boston, Massachusetts
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Food, drinks, service, location, vibe all perfect! The tapas plates are so yummy and you will find yourself non stop eating and dirking wine until they close.

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Additional Information about Tapeo Restaurant and Tapas Bar

Address: 266 Newbury Street, Boston, MA 02116
Phone Number: 617-267-4799
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 40
Cuisine: Spanish, Tapas

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