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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 #166 of 2,815 restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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English first
Wayne, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

We loved the food here! Fresh and delicious. Perfect for a girls night out or a date night! Recommend the oysters!!!

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

This was the first time my BF and I have been here. We've been to the City Bar in the Lenox Hotel and that is wonderful so we expected this to be equal or greater in scale. Punch line: it's not worth the money or your time! First off, our service was poor. It took forever to order our drinks... More

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San Diego, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

service food and drinks were great ambiance very chic but comfortable...we ordered a margarita pizza (so simple) but it was to die for!

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California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Breakfast and dinner while staying in the Lenox. Friendly service and food was good. Nothing extraordinary, but solid.

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Massachusetts
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We've gone to City Table a number of times, but this was our first meal there with our now 8 month old son. This is a place we pick because they are consistently good, have a wide selection and offer a few vegetarian choices. It's a great spot for an early dinner after an afternoon Red Sox game. On this... More

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Calgary, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We stayed at the Lenox and had breakfast twice and dinner once at City Table and enjoyed all 3 experiences. The service was impecable and the food fantastic. Would recommend City Table to anyone.

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Suffern, New York, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We walked to the restaurant passing many others in the area. We had a reservation and were promptly seated, but there were empty tables and that should have told me something. We ordered drinks which were prepared and sitting on the bar. We were served our soups first, our drinks still sitting on the bar. The rolls were good and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Loved the halibut special. Service impeccable. Pleasantly surprised that we had nor dined here before. Would highly recommend.

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at the Lenox for a week and so ate breakfast there every day and dinner 3 times. Breakie was safe affair with varied choice and flexibility. Service was quick, attentive and good natured. I'm used to self service buffet style in UK so nice change to get proper table service. Dinner was also very good. Although could argue... More

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Saint John, Canada
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83 reviews 83 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

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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