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Marliave Restaurant

#151 of 2,873 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Downtown
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10 Bosworth Street, Boston, MA 02108-4102 (Tremont Street)
Park st. Downtown crossing
617-422-0004
Today
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Marliave, Boston's fourth oldest restaurant, has a tireless commitment...
The Marliave, Boston's fourth oldest restaurant, has a tireless commitment to house prepared cuisine. Our orange, lemon, lime, and grapefruit juices are fresh squeezed daily. All breads, desserts, sauces, pastas, ice cream, and stocks are made daily in house and are prepared to order. The Marliave utilizes local fresh vegetables, fruits, natural raised animals, and the finest imported ingredients to create our food and drink menus.
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Good for:
Fine Dining
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 108
    Excellent
  • 107
    Very good
  • 29
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Eat

Good food, great drinks. One waitress very pleasant, one not so. Would I go back? Yes. Little parking available but it's Boston.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
Rick G
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Foxboro, Massachusetts
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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253 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Foxboro, Massachusetts
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Good food, great drinks. One waitress very pleasant, one not so. Would I go back? Yes. Little parking available but it's Boston.

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Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Marliave does the bistro vibe pretty well, great selection and tasty food at boston city prices. Pity there is no prix-fixe. Dropped in there on a Tuesday before a concert - seating and service were very efficient and food was very well executed - had excellent and well-portioned fish and chips - beautiful fish. Good wine selections by the glass.... More 

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Top Contributor
374 reviews 374 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Stopped in and had a brew and noticed the wall of Nutella buckets and was informed they had a very tasty dessert pizza make with it. Didn't have any but was intrigued! Beer selection was nice and so was the bartender. Good atmosphere as well.

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Tampa, Florida
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I have eaten at Marliave twice because it is right near my hotel. I really liked it. I thought it was going to be French, from the name, but it leans more toward Italian. It has a pretty varied menu, so it is pretty easy to find something you might be in the mood for. Both times, I ate at... More 

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Boston
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

You might think that one of the oldest restaurants in Boston would be stuffy and stodgy. Not here. The feel in the bar is cozy, warm and intimate. A good place for a drink at the bar or in one of the plush booths. Try one of the signature cocktails (named for notable Bostonians) or have a relaxed meal. Upstairs... More 

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Lisbon
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Probably the best steak frittes I had in many years. A la carte choices are both clever and clear, one is not lost in one of those huge menu lists. Great food, great service.

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Boston, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Went here with a colleague for lunch during Dine Out Boston and at some point the waitress actually had to ask me if I was ok? I told her I was in a happy food coma. We started off with escargot and mac and cheese. The escargot was on par with what I've had in Paris and the mac and... More 

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San Diego, California
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

This is a great spot for lunch on the outside patio, and even better at night for a romantic dinner upstairs. These guys have been in business since 1875, wow. There are plenty of tasty items to choose from on this menu, and if you get there during happy hour (4-6pm) you can eat oysters for $1 each, while sipping... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Good service, great food, tasty, sophisticated and original. The beef wellington is to die for, and the Osso buco was wonderful! I recommend!

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Rio de Janeiro
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

The Marliave is a great Italian to go with friends or small group. I had dinner there during the winter with 7 friends. The food is very good and the wine was good (I’d give an 8/10 for the wine), but the overall opinion really depends on your choices: while some friends loved their pasta, some didn’t like theirs, and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10 Bosworth Street, Boston, MA 02108-4102
    (Tremont Street)
  • Public Transportation: Park st. Downtown crossing
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 617-422-0004

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

The Marliave, Boston's fourth oldest restaurant, has a tireless commitment to house prepared cuisine. Our orange, lemon, lime, and grapefruit juices are fresh squeezed daily. All breads, desserts, sauces, pastas, ice cream, and stocks are made daily in house and are prepared to order. The Marliave utilizes local fresh vegetables, fruits, natural raised animals, and the finest imported ingredients to create our food and drink menus.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?