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City Table

65 Exeter Street at Lenox Hotel, Lenox Hotel, Boston, MA 02116 (Back Bay)
617-933-4800
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Ranked #171 of 2,784 restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $15 - $80
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Back Bay
Cross street: Exeter and Boylston Street
Transit: GREEN LINE: Copley Square ORANGE LINE/COMMUTER RAIL: Back Bay Station
Description: City Table provides a laid-back approach to dining, answering the demands of those looking for a fun and comfortable casually-elegant neighborhood eatery. City Table’s free-spirited approach to the menu allows guests freedom to share and try a wide offering of starters, entrees and sides that put a creative twist on classic American fare. In addition to serving breakfast, City Table’s dinner menu features starters and small plates perfect for sharing among friends or late-night dining.
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Saint John, Canada
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80 reviews 80 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

We stayed at the Lenox and ate breakfast at City Table all but one morning. The menu has the standard breakfast items that we wanted. The prices were fair, the quantities were reasonable and the service was excellent. There is a different menu on the weekends, i.e., brunch.

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Hamilton, NJ
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216 reviews 216 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
285 helpful votes 285 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

We visited City Table three times, three days in a row, twice for brunch and once for a regular breakfast. The staff is very attentive and friendly. The food is solid, nicely served, and while the brunch selection wasn't really different from a regular breakfast, the good quality of food, its freshness and affordable prices well made up for the... More

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Canmore, Canada
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58 reviews 58 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Excellent location in historic Lennox Hotel. Outstanding squash soup and cod - with an incredible garlic rice and curry concoction on the side. the room has great ambiance and the wait staff are as good as you will find in the Copley Square area.

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148 reviews 148 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

This place is in the Lenox hotel, which is beatiful. The service is great and the food will definitely bring me back. The drinks were also pretty good and around $10-12 each.

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Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Staff was great, food was great, oysters nice and fresh as was the sushi grade tuna. The bar also attracts its share of regulars who are also very friendly and engaging. Breakfast I see by some has been reviewed poorly, but we would disagree, even the home fries have a touch. The price point I don't think is that far... More

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Northbrook, Illinois
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131 reviews 131 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

We stayed at the Lenox Hotel and enjoyed three great meals at this restaurant within the hotel. For dinner we shared the trio of spreads, the kale salad, the crispy chicken tacos, and the sliders. We arrived at the hotel late at night and were starving. We told the waiter this and he was quick to bring out everything as... More

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London
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

We had breakfast one morning. It was fine, but nothing special, and a little expensive,so overall not good very good value for money. For example, a glass of juice came in a tiny glass and my scrambled eggs were slightly overdone. My husband's omelette was delicious though.

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Sharon, Massachusetts
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45 reviews 45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Great food. Fabulous Bloody Mary. Very friendly staff all working together. Bartender is a super nice guy! Nice jazz/Blues music playing in the overhead speakers, but not too overwhelming. Allowed us to linger over coffee. Worth every penny! Will definitely go back.

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Salem, New Hampshire
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

The food was good and the atmosphere was nice. It's a clean and friendly restaurant. Try the skirt steak with truffle fries!!

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Avon, CT
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

Had a wonderful dinner here. Wine and specialty cocktail ($12) were excellent. One of us had the mango kale salad topped with a delicious, tender skirt steak as an entree ($18). The other entree we had - Colorado lamb chops served on top of crispy breaded eggplant with a wine pomegranate reduction sauce ($27) was exceptionally good. The lamb was... More

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