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Smith & Wollensky - Boston Atlantic Wharf

294 Congress St, Atlantic Wharf Boston, Boston, MA 02210-1003
+1 617-778-2200
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (117 reviews)
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Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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294 Congress St, Atlantic Wharf Boston, Boston, MA 02210-1003
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Reviewed September 1, 2017

We recently had dinner with friends at this restaurant. We ate outside albeit a little cool. The service was very good as was the food. We had Caesar salad, oysters, salmon, filet mignon and the crab cakes. All were excellent! You won't be disappointed.More

Thank CT_Traveler1515
SmithandWollensky, General Manager at Smith & Wollensky - Boston Atlantic Wharf, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2017

CT Traveler, Thank you for your kind words; get a patio visit in because you know New England weather will turn quickly! Appreciate you taking the time to share and hope to see you soon! Sincerely, Peter Baker, General Manager, Smith and Wollensky Atlantic Wharf...More

Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

I took my mother out for her birthday at Smith & Wollensky and everything was perfect! The server was friendly and told us about the lobster promotion they were having - $5 to add a lobster to a steak. We had a perfect dinner! We...More

Thank sjenkins_1984
SmithandWollensky, Public Relations Manager at Smith & Wollensky - Boston Atlantic Wharf, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2017

SJenkins_1984, Always nice to treat mom on her day! Happy Birthday to her! Thank you for your summation of a great birthday dinner. Cheers to you for making it special for your mother! Sincerely, Peter Baker, General Manager, Smith and Wollensky Atlantic Wharf pbaker@swrg.com

Reviewed August 12, 2017

Everything was just perfect- the table, the ambiance, the food! Started with a fabulous appetizer- smoked bacon strips with the most delicious blue cheese dressing I've ever had! Dinner- rib eye- perfectly cooked! Sides- spicy green beans and Mac n cheese. Dessert- the most heavenly...More

Thank kctwomey
SmithandWollensky, General Manager at Smith & Wollensky - Boston Atlantic Wharf, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2017

KC, Happy Birthday! Thank you for the kind words and we appreciate them. We like perfect, fabulous and impeccable! Sincerely, Peter Baker, General Manager, Smith and Wollensky Atlantic Wharf pbaker@swrg.com

Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

Smith & wollensky - building is like a castle! Gorgeous bread on table. I started with crab cake, then steak cooked to perfection. potato gratin, husbands salmon also perfect. Servers good. $500 for 5 starters mains, 1 pudding, alcohol & coffees. Not busy for a...More

Thank yogianddaisy
SmithandWollensky, General Manager at Smith & Wollensky - Boston Atlantic Wharf, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2017

Yogianddaisy, Thank you for the glowing review of our Castle location. I have informed my counterpart over on Arlington Street of your kind words and they send their best wishes. Appreciate you taking the time to share and we hope to see you soon! Sincerely,...More

Reviewed August 1, 2017

This was our second visit but first for a full meal. The complimentary bread was delicious as was the local cider. The wine was quite pricey and I sent the first two bottles back and settled for a glass. Even the smallest steak was large...More

Thank chrisauk2017
SmithandWollensky, General Manager at Smith & Wollensky - Boston Atlantic Wharf, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2017

ChrisaUK2017, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We can always learn about our operations from our guests' input. Traditionally our menu is set up to be a la carte but we hope that we do offer a fair amount...More

Reviewed July 25, 2017 via mobile

My son and his family took us to dinner at Smith and Wollensky and I had never been to this restaurant even though I have worked in Boston and have lived just outside of town. I have dined at many restaurant's in Boston and I...More

Thank Linden678
SmithandWollensky, General Manager at Smith & Wollensky - Boston Atlantic Wharf, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2017

Linden678, Thank you for the very thoughtful comments to your evening with us. We appreciate your taking the time to share your experience and we agree that Fred is great! I appreciate you taking the time. My apologies to your lackluster experience. Please reach out...More

Reviewed July 23, 2017

Went with a work party and we all enjoyed our food. The restaurant was nearly empty on a Monday night but that didn't stop the service from being hit and miss. Even so, the meal was a success as the food was very good, the...More

Thank bgou
SmithandWollensky, General Manager at Smith & Wollensky - Boston Atlantic Wharf, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2017

bgou, Thank you for your comments; we do work parties well and I am glad that you had a good experience. My apologies to any lapses of service; we should always be on point whether busy or quieter and I will make that a service...More

Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

7/19/17 9:30pm EST. All food tatted like the purchased it from Wal-Mart and the chef who prepared it just left his shift at McDonald's. Never again! BlakeMore

Thank Blake W
SmithandWollensky, General Manager at Smith & Wollensky - Boston Atlantic Wharf, responded to this reviewResponded July 20, 2017

Blake, My apologies to your experience; obviously you didn't enjoy your meal. I want to learn from your experience and would appreciate you reaching out to me so to better understand your plight. I welcome the opportunity to start a dialogue so that you can...More

Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

With so many great restaurants and fresh seafood in Boston, a ritzy, fine dining steak house is good but it would have to blow my mind to get 5 stars. The patio looked nice but we were find it was full so we at least...More

Thank Shelliu
SmithandWollensky, General Manager at Smith & Wollensky - Boston Atlantic Wharf, responded to this reviewResponded July 20, 2017

Shelliu, Thank you for sharing with us your experience. We can learn from all our guests what we excel and also what we need to work on. Our philosophy is to be welcoming and warm; anything to the contrary falls short of our expectations from...More

Reviewed July 11, 2017

Classic high end American steakhouse. Did not disappoint in quality of all dishes, service and wine recommendations. Loved the oysters RockefellerMore

Thank John F
SmithandWollensky, General Manager at Smith & Wollensky - Boston Atlantic Wharf, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2017

John, When a John F like the Oyster Rockefeller we know we are on point! Thank you for the kind words and thank you for your visit! Try the Calling Chardonnay next time with 6 (or twelve) of those spinch topped beauties! Sincerely, Peter Baker,...More

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They offer a full line of seafood and steak with fresh vegetables and salad.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$30 - $48
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Scenic view, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 294 Congress St, Atlantic Wharf Boston, Boston, MA 02210-1003
    (Atlantic Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-778-2200
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Description
Enjoy Waterfront Luxury at Our Second Boston Location. Join us at the newest Smith & Wollensky restaurant at 294 Congress Street. The location is part of Boston Properties’ prestigious Atlantic Wharf project located between the new Rose Kennedy Greenway and historic Boston Harbor. Offering a breathtaking waterfront view, the 10,000-square-foot space includes a full-service raw oyster bar. The outdoor patio, bar and lounge add to the restaurant's unique Harbor experience. The European-style exposition kitchen provides culinary entertainment while lush furnishings of wood and leather create a cozy and inviting interior retreat. The restaurant is open for both lunch and dinner.
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