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Top of the Hub

800 Boylston Street, 800 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02199 (Back Bay)
(617) 536-1775
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Ranked #121 of 2,820 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $50 - $80
Hours:
Sun - Wed 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighborhood: Back Bay
Cross street: Fairfield and Gloucester
Transit: Prudential Stop on the Green line or Copley/Back Bay Station (10 minute walk)
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Miami, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Had the Chefs Tasting Menu!! food was excellent. Waitress was very accommodating and chef changed one of the choices for us. Place is fun and loud. Evening views are breathtaking...

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New Haven, Connecticut
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27 reviews 27 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

Went here for brunch with friends, disappointed with service, food was high priced and not worth it, as the quality was just average.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

We had an hour to kill on a Dunday afternoon and our driver recommended we visit the Top of the Hub for a drink. We ended up getting a table and having Lobster soup (awesome). Fantastic views from the top of the Prudential Tower over the city. Boston Common, the Waterfront, and Fenway are easily observable. We only had soup... More

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Didn't have food, only drinks. You show up and they tell you that you can sit at the bar and order anything, or you can sit where the view us for a $24 per person minimum. You know what? After one day I'm already tired of getting ripped off in the big city. Time to head back to the 'burbs.

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Brookline, Massachusetts
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37 reviews 37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

I’ve lived in Boston for 10 years and consistently hear people rave about the cookie platter at TOTH, so went there late last Friday to experience it for myself. My friend and I planned to grab seats at the bar, but the bar was packed so we asked the host to seat us at a table. At this point in... More

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

We stopped by for a cocktail early in our vacation and loved the service, the views and the cocktail so decided to return for dinner one night. Having read the reviews on trip advisor my expectations for the food weren't great but we LOVED it. Our server was lovely and helpful, the walnut and cranberry bread delicious. We went for... More

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12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Top of the Hub offers lovely views ( if you are not put in the room where the piano is ) but is looking tired and dated. The food was average. The selection is average. The presentation is average. We had 8 people for brunch and the bill was well over $500.00 and frankly, not worth it. Go for a... More

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U.S.A. East Coast
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88 reviews 88 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

I went there for a family reunion and it met all expectations. The view was incredible and the service equal.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW via mobile

A very memorable evening with outstanding view across night lit Boston. When we called, the restaurant was fully booked but our concierge at the Lenox hotel secured a table. You need photograph ID to gain access to the lifts which take you up to the 52nd floor. The ride is smooth and gentle. Not the most welcoming of male receptionists... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The view from the restaurant was spectacular, however, the food was average for this level restaurant. A few of the dishes were lukewarm and the types of offerings was again, average.

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