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Pairings

#1,184 of 2,721 Restaurants in Boston
#1,317 of 2,935 Places to Eat in Boston
$$$$
Back Bay
American, Contemporary
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50 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116
T Green Line (Arlington Stop) T Orange Line (Back Bay stop)
617 262 3473
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12:00 pm - 4:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Mon - Wed 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thu - Fri 12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 7
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great

Great food and drinks. We love pairings for breakfast. My wife and I make a trip here every time we travel to Boston. It can be a bit pricey. We spent $80.00 on a breakfast for two.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 13, 2015
Mike S
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Madison, Wisconsin
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
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Madison, Wisconsin
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Great food and drinks. We love pairings for breakfast. My wife and I make a trip here every time we travel to Boston. It can be a bit pricey. We spent $80.00 on a breakfast for two.

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North Haven, CT
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

$70 for 2 for breakfast - standard food, nothing special, way over priced. Not sure I'd go back. We only ate there b/c we had a hotel food & beverage credit.

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New York, NY
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

The food was good. The seafood risotto that I had was amazing. The service was professional. Prices were reasonable. I would definitely go back.

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Cambridge
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253 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2012

We had read some relatively negative reviews of Pairings......untrue! I would definitely go back. The service by our waiter Alberto was superb, attentive, but not intrusive. The atmosphere is lovely and the food even better. We went with a Travel Zoo coupon.....what a deal! My husband's caeser salad was really good and very large....a meal in itself. My mussels were... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

Sure the buffet isnt a deal but its big and very good!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

We went to Pairings as a belated Valentines Day dinner date. Being the last minute planners that we are, we failed to make reservations in advance for a restaurant in Boston. We were skeptical that Pairings was going to be any good, as it was one of the only restaurants nearby the had any open reservations. When we arrived, we... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2012

I really enjoyed the food, had a delicious salad. I just thought their prices were a bit high.

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suttons bay, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2012

I love the bagel with smoked salmon at Pairings. The coffee is great and the service very efficient

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Newark, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2011

This is attached to the Park Plaza Hotel, so you're going to get hotel prices. But, if your breakfast was comp'd like ours was, you wouldn't care about prices!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2011

The service at the bar was very good, and the bartender was friendly, polite, but not overly invasive seeing my desire for some alone time. Wine was excellent, can't say too much about food as I only had a salad and it was fine. With tip, paid $38 for one glass of wine and a simple salad. Seemed excessive to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 50 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116
  • Public Transportation: T Green Line (Arlington Stop) T Orange Line (Back Bay stop)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighborhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: 617 262 3473

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 80
  • Cuisine: American, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 4:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?