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Artisan Bistro

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#455 of 2,430 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 Winner
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SALADS
15
Spring Greens Caesar*
White Anchovies, Sprouts, Brioche Crouton
32
Lobster Cobb
Cucumber, Cherry Tomato, Feta, Egg, Bacon, Avocado, Yogurt Mignonette
16
Bibb**
Red Onions, Sweet Peppers, Grapes, Cherry Tomato, Cashews, Chevre, Honey Vinaigrette
SALAD ADDITIONS
5
Avocado
8
Chicken
12
Steak*
12
Shrimp
12
Salmon*
18
Lobster
SOUPS
10
14
Vichyssoise**
Garlic Chips, Chive Oil, Served Hot
11
15
New England Clam Chowder
Smoked Bacon, Oyster Crackers, Tabasco
18
Tomato Soup & Grilled Cheese
Brie, Cheddar, Sourdough, Dijon, Pickles
SANDWICHES
25
Artisan Burger*
8oz. Archer Angus, Onion Brioche, Smoked Bacon Jam, Fourme d'Ambert
19
Classic Turkey Club*
Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato
29
Maine Lobster Roll
Fresh Lobster Salad, Buttered Brioche
23
Fried Chicken Sandwich
Bread & Butter Pickles, Cajun Fries, Malt Vinegar Aioli
FLATBREADS
20
Margherita
Tomatoes, Maplebrook Farms Ricotta, Basil, Port Wine Syrup
21
Short Rib
Boursin Crème Fraiche, Onion & Bacon Jam, Frisse
20
Truffled Mushroom
Gruyere, Thyme, Wild Mushrooms
SIGNATURES
26
Short Rib Pasta
Creste Di Gallo, Kale, Shallots, Crème Fraiche, Parmesan
30
Grilled Hanger Steak*
Roasted Fingerlings, Caramelized Onion, Arugula, Red Wine Jus
31
Blackened Foley Salmon* **
Fiddlehead Fern, Smoked Fingerling Potato, Tomato Consomme
SWEET TREATS
10
Carrot & Parsnip Cake
Goat Cheese Icing, Toasted Pecan, Blackberry Sauce
10
Caraibe Chocolate Creme Brulee
Toasted Butter Croissant, Fresh Raspberries
10
Lemon Ricotta Cheesecake
Angel Food Cake, Macerated Strawberry, Strawberry Yogurt Sauce
9
Ice Creams & Sorbets
Vanilla, Chocolate, Strawberry, Mango, Raspberry, Lemon
About
Nestled in the lively heart of downtown Boston, Artisan Bistro is the preferred gathering place. While the restaurant provides an overall relaxed ambience, the handcrafted wainscoting and whitewashed wood floors bring a sophisticated European bistro motif. Inspired by classic bistro fare, each menu incorporates the freshest produce of the season, native herbs and locally sourced meats, seafood and cheeses. The result is a brilliant menu of familiar dishes, set apart by an approachable style of artisan cooking and the highest quality of ingredients.
PRICE RANGE
$30 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed June 8, 2019

We had a dinner planned elsewhere but started with a cocktail here and we were very pleased. The cocktails were well crafted and delicious. Our waiter, Eugen, was pleasant and friendly.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank bluto011
Reviewed May 7, 2019

We were pleasantly surprised to find such a quiet, welcoming oasis in this area. Service was warm and friendly. Our waiter was amazing: greeting us by name, keeping us generously supplied with warm bread, and asking about special occasions. Even took a picture of us...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Vinnysmom
Reviewed March 23, 2019 via mobile

That means “the disaster” in Italian, btw...and that is what our meal here was. Went for breakfast, were the only table with guests, and they got our order wrong. When they fixed it, the plate came back without bread. The waiters/waitresses look like they hate...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank GoHeat
Reviewed March 15, 2019

I went here on a saturday night at 7:30 with girfriends. We found the place through Opentable and throughly read the reviews to find a place suitable near to our hotel (lrg scale business hotel). I must state that we are relatively worldly but needed...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Sweetin_bermuda
Reviewed December 31, 2018

It is difficult to image we were in The Ritz Carlton for dinner in the Artisan Bistro because, in attempting to be "artisan" the ambience is low class dive. Scallops with a Rothchild Sauv Blanc were tasty and a good match - only after we...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Norman W
Reviewed December 4, 2018

We just came upon this restaurant. I think it's part of the Ritz Carlton. I had scrambled eggs, made just perfect. Also had delicious ham, avocado slices, sourdough toast and a wonderful fruit cup. Highly recommend what we had.

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

A nice menu in an informal setting. In the theater district so good for a light pre theater meal. They have valet parking but be warned- it is not inexpensive ($40 for 5 hours).

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mgerhardt
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Small bistro, overpriced and not to much to offer. We went for a business working lunch but nothing special to highlight.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank dechvz
Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

We started our all day bar crawl here. The drinks were terrific, flavorful and strong, and not terribly overpriced. Our bartender was an excellent host. Next time I am in town I will definitely comeback here and have lunch - the food looked amazing.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank miumiu4all
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

This is a nice bistro, the service was good but too expensive for this type of restaurant. We had a nice dinner but nothing was particularly special. I had the skirt steak with a couple potato wedges and it was $44. It just seems crazy...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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