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Parker's Restaurant

60 School St, Boston, MA 02108
6177251600
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Ranked #154 of 2,814 restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $40
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Tremont St.
Transit: Green Line & Red Line to Park Street. Blue Line & Orange Line to State Station.
Description: Located inside the Omni Parker House in downtown Boston, Parker's Restaurant is your destination for fine dining in Boston. Our Executive Chef, Gerry Tice celebrates nostalgic cuisine with contemporary flair at the birthplace of Boston Cream Pie, the Parker House Roll and Boston Scrod. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
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English first
San Antonio, Texas
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87 reviews 87 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

We loved the hotel and looked forward to breakfast but were very disappointed by this experience. After being seated we sat for more then 10 minutes in a relatively empty restaurant without ever being acknowledged. We had to get up and go find refills for our coffee and water and the food On the buffet was cold. On the upside... More

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Tampa, Florida
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135 reviews 135 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We sat in the Parker Bar for our dessert. Tried the Boston creme pie. It was delicious. Great service too.

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Okemos, Michigan
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153 reviews 153 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I had a salmon salad and it was very good. The dining room is elegant and the service is old world style so it is a welcome break from most places. I recommend.

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new york ATL
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

beautiful room, nice atmosphere, and good service made this a good lunch experience. a little price but expected for this type of place. food was good and portion size better than expected.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The buffet was fabulous. Made to order omelets and huge blueberry muffins crusted with coarse sugar like Aunt Mary used to give us.

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White River Junction, Vermont
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Ate in Parker's Bar. Had Steak Tips, The tips were served in delicious steak sauce, the mashed potatoe was whipped and presented as a flower. The vegetables were raw and included string beans and a petite squash and zuchini.Also included were of course the parker house rolls. As excellent as the food was the service was even better.

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San Marino, California
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93 reviews 93 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

At 8:30 p.m. we went into their gorgeous, formal dining room for Boston Cream Pie which was originally created in this Parker House. The host said it was fine that we were having only dessert. The dining room had a only a few tables occupied. The Boston Cream Pie was delicious but looked and tasted nothing like the Boston Cream... More

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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66 reviews 66 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

The décor, furniture and service blissfully took my wife and I back to the 1950'S. That's a good thing. The menu is broad (at many high level restaurants today we wonder what is the least bad thing on the menu that we can order), the service is prompt but not intrusive and the food is well presented. Each of our... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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71 reviews 71 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We had 3 breakfasts here and 1 dinner. All meals were wonderful. The staff were all fantastic. The wine is great as well. It's a great restaurant that is full of history! JFK proposed to Jackie there. Malcolm X was a busboy there. Ho Chi Minh was a baker there. The Filet Mignon was amazing. The Boston Cream Pie was... More

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Corona del Mar, CA
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Located right in the hotel so was so convenience. We had excellent service and Brunch! We opted to have the Buffet and the choices were amazing and different choices than most buffets.

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