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Great view, great food

The view was really amazing and we were lucky to have a clear weather as well! The food was really really tasteful, except for the desert (a cake with coconut ice cream) that we... read more

Reviewed April 14, 2015
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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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297 reviews
134 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

Stop by for a few drinks or food as everything is good here. Much better than paying the fee for the skywalk as you get the same view with no fee & good drinks/ food. 360 degree view of city.

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Vancouver, Canada
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47 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed April 19, 2015

We stopped in to have a drink and see the amazing view of the entire city. They could use some work on customer service. The host / hostess were rather busy in conversation so took awhile to acknowledge us, and when they did the host gave us the impression we were inconveniencing them. The room was practically empty at the... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed April 14, 2015

The view was really amazing and we were lucky to have a clear weather as well! The food was really really tasteful, except for the desert (a cake with coconut ice cream) that we didn't really like. The menu was a bit overpriced though. We really enjoyed our evening there. Totally recommended either for a drink or lunch/dinner.

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London
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481 reviews
173 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 299 helpful votes
Reviewed April 4, 2015

We came here for a drink before dinner so I can't comment on the food but you really do get a stunning view of Boston from the 52nd floor of the Prudential Tower. We just had a drink each and paid about $25. You can't book in the drinks area so worth getting here early - there was a queue... More 

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Frederick, Maryland
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31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed March 10, 2015

We went during a snowy evening in Boston which was the only reason there were any tables available. It was okay - we only went for drinks ($24 minimum per person. It was beautiful overlooking Boston but I'm thinking that paying $16 to go on the skywalk would be cheaper and more fun. I'll save that for our next visit!... More 

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ny
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102 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed March 8, 2015

Went for the views, stayed all night. Got a table right by the windows for drinks overlooking the city. The band playing added to the upscale ambiance and our group had an absolute blast. Great wine selection, fast bartenders, great vibe. Spectacular views. Will be back!

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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74 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed February 5, 2015

First trip to Boston and we decided to try Top of the Hub and it was amazing. The bar was packed with lots of fun loving happy people and the restaurant was beautiful. The food was great and the service was very good. I would return the net time I am in Boston...

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Yorktown, Virginia
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26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed February 2, 2015

The service was great with a nice, friendly waiter, but food was rather lacking. My uncle had the swordfish which was overcooked, and I had the cioppino which was fairly bland and had mostly fish with only one clam, one mussel, and one shrimp. The view can't be beat, but save your food-dollars for elsewhere.

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Dublin, Ireland
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24 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed January 27, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I dined here in January . It was fabulous . At time of booking I requested a window seat, which we got and the view was breath taking. Service was friendly and professional and food was served very promptly. The food was as superb as the view , and not over priced. It was just by look... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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342 reviews
169 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 347 helpful votes
Reviewed January 10, 2015

I visited over New Year's weekend and it was difficult to get a dinner reservation on a Friday or Saturday night. The earliest available was 10 p.m. We managed to get a late lunch reservation (1 p.m.) for Saturday, however. We also got a window seat. Views of Boston were nice from Top of the Hub, even when it was... More 

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Back Bay
Wander around this quintessential neighborhood in the heart of Boston for high-end shops, restaurants, and the feeling of city bustle. Its most identifiable skyscrapers, the Prudential Center and John Hancock Tower, are highlights of the city skyline. Visit Newbury street to explore unique and trendy boutiques – as well as every other kind of store imaginable – all housed in beautiful brownstone buildings. In nice weather, restaurant patio seating is packed with Bostonians and tourists alike soaking up the sunshine and enjoying the food. Commonwealth Ave offers a beautiful stroll down residential tree-lined streets. Keep walking towards the Charles River and enjoy a beautiful view by the water. In warmer months, people run and bike on paths running along the esplanade, and sail and kayak on the Charles River. Boylston street, also full of shops, bars, and restaurants, is the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Head towards Copley Square and check out the Boston Public Library, which is particularly beautiful from the Dartmouth street entrance.
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