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The Palm

One International Place, Boston, MA 02110 (Downtown)
(617) 867-9292
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Ranked #377 of 2,817 Restaurants in Boston
Price range: $25 - $100
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Downtown
Cross street: High St. and Oliver St.
Description: The Palm Boston is moving! Our Westin Copley Place location is closing 12/31/11 but look for our new location to open in late 2012. Follow us on Facebook for the latest updates on the new Palm Boston: http://www.facebook.com/PalmRestaurant For over 85 years Palm Restaurant has been renowned for its aged USDA prime steaks, jumbo Nova Scotia lobsters, Italian entrees, warm smiles, outstanding service and an atmosphere like nowhere else. But there’s more to Palm Restaurant - there’s that certain something special. The Palm Restaurant has it, and once you get it, you just can’t get enough. It’s a hearty handshake, a sea of conversation and laughter, a panorama of caricatures and character. It’s your favorite table, your favorite drink and the best of everything. Experience the ongoing celebration of timeless tradition, lively spirits and legendary taste. Experience The Palm Restaurant ...The Classic American Steak House.
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Fort Worth, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW via mobile

Hosted a dinner for 8 at the Palm. This was my first experience at the Boston location. The space is part of a converted lobby, high ceilings and ample light. The waitstaff was friendly and professional and the food and wine delicious. I am not generally a fan of chains but I shall be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I absolutely love this restaurant! The food never disappoints and the decor is classy. Service can be hit or miss at times but it's a very high volume restaurant.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Beautiful decor, dedicated staff, great food and steaks what more could you ask. We'll try their crab cakes, steamed (not baked - it dries out the lobster) and save room for carrot cake. This large classy steak house has it all.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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93 reviews 93 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Service was good, atmosphere was pleasant, and our steaks were satisfying. I judge a steakhouse by the creamed spinach and it was sound. Everything was good, just not outstanding or unique in any way. I don't enjoy paying top dollar for an average experience.

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

It has been so long since I have been out to a nice dinner since I had a baby! I drive by the palm all the time and it looks so nice. I couldn't wait to try it out. The space is gorgeous and we were able to sit on the outdoor terrace. We went this past weekend and it... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I went to this restaurant with my boyfriend for our three year anniversary. The waitstaff was attentive, friendly, and very helpful. I got lobster and my boyfriend got steak and everyone was delicious, huge portion sizes, and the waiter cleaned my lobster for me. We somehow managed to save room for dessert, which was also simply amazing. The bar drinks... More

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Beverly, Massachusetts
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

A group of 8 from work went for dinner. We had drinks, appetizers, and dinner. The steaks were disappointing given the price and the reputation of the restaurant. The brussel sprouts were under-cooked. The asparagus was soggy. The waitstaff were excellent and the ambiance was nice, but I wouldn't go back for the food.

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303 restaurant reviews
525 helpful votes 525 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

The noise level is still problematic at this Palm locaton. Wasn't jammin when we arrived, so noise was tollerable... then picked as the night progressed. Otherwise, much improved since my first visit soon after they opened. Salads/apps good. Steaks and lobsters very good. Sides excellent. Love the cranberry walnut bread. Better for a business dinner than a romantic dinner.

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Staten Island, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Great service, nice sized portions Pasquale our server could not have been more attentive Expansive menu with choices for those just looking for a light lunch( salads) , to those ordering ribeye and mashed potatoes All cooked and served as the patron requests I was pleasantly surprised by the luncheon menu, with specials and reasonable prices Did not sample desserts,... More

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Sydney, Australia
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752 reviews 752 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
298 helpful votes 298 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

The superb lobster bisque is served from silver pots, the chicken Parmiagana was amazing and the seven-layer chocolate cake was exquisite...I dream about it! Loved the decor, ambience and location. This is a definite Boston must-do!

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Additional Information about The Palm

Address: One International Place, Boston, MA 02110
Phone Number: (617) 867-9292
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Downtown
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: American, Italian, Seafood, Steakhouse

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