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“Great view on a clear day!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Top of the Hub

Top of the Hub
800 Boylston Street, 800 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02199 (Back Bay)
(617) 536-1775
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Ranked #154 of 2,702 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $50 - $80
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
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Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Doing business, Bar scene, Special occasions, Scenic view
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
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)
Palo Alto, CA
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Great view on a clear day!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2012

Service was excellent and food quite tasty. Prices are steep; this is a great special occasion spot.

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Toronto, Canada
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“The view is spectacular!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2012

Had a great birthday dinner here. Our waiter was very attentive, the food was good and the view was breathtaking. Reserve early and you might get a corner table (the best seat in the house!). They have an extensive wine list and the range is from reasonable to expensive! Now - food was expensive...probably not worth the price, but the view, services and attentiveness pay for it, hands down.

  • Visited January 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Boston, Massachusetts
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77 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“romantic”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2012

This was a very romantic restaurant. We had a beautiful birds eye view of Boston at night. They seated us on the same side of the table looking out at the view. There was greenary around us so it was private...I loved it for a special occasion.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Best view in town - but don't eat or drink there...”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

I went on a Saturday afternoon - there were no seats available in the main dining area, and we had to stand at the bar area. The view was amazing. But in the previous times when I dined there I was not impressed with the food. It's average. The drinks are also average - if a little on the sweet side. Don't get any of the martini drinks - they seem to be all sugar/syrup. Again, not my fave place to eat or drink, the only thing that makes this place good is the amazing view.

  • Visited September 2011
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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New York
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Great spot!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

Best combination of views, food and service in Boston! Never feels touristy once you are at your seat.

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