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Grill 23 & Bar

161 Berkeley St, Boston, MA 02116-5108
+1 617-542-2255
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“steak” (375 reviews)
“aged ribeye” (33 reviews)
“twin filets” (10 reviews)
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5:30 pm - 10:30 pmAll hours
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
161 Berkeley St, Boston, MA 02116-5108
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1 - 10 of 905 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

No wonder they just won a wine spectator award. The wine list was extensive and complemented the great steaks. 3 of us had steak. One had fish special. All can't wait for a return visit.

Thank howardr530
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dinner with a friend here, the setting was nice, typical steak place. Sadly the food wasn't as good. Ordered the 100 Day Aged Prime Ribeye (wasn't very tasty and my friend agreed) and Grill 23 Tots (I'd only order this if I had to go...More

Thank JTinVan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ambiance was terrific, our server gracious and helpful and the 100 Day Aged Prime Ribeye (prepared perfectly "medium") had the best flavor of any steak I've ever had! The food came quickly and nothing was lacking.

Thank Leslee F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wanted to find a wonderful steak with a relaxed, yet refined atmosphere. Grill 23 was definitely a great find! We enjoyed the service, menu selections, and drinks. The crab cake and swordfish were wonderful. The filet and the tater tots were fantastic! The desserts...More

Thank Farrah H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice food, very good service, great location, very nice environment. All the family loved it and we shall definitely come back.

Thank Yolyni
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went three times in four days, the third time with a friend. The food was good and the wine list excellent, though pricey for a Briton. What made it was the service, in particular Joe, the barman. His good humour, his...More

Thank BNSW19
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner and thoroughly enjoyed our dinner. We selected this restaurant due to their recent Wine Spectator Grand Award designation. The wine list is impressive. After narrowing our options the sommelier was very helpful in selecting an excellent wine. For appetizers had the raw local...More

Thank Debbie G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our waitress wasn't the most experienced for the atmosphere and pricing of the restaurant. The food was excellent though. made up for the lack in service.

Thank atmontgo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first visit here and had one of the best steak ever. We had one of the private rooms and there was 20 of us. Great choice of wines and beers. Service was excellent . I had the Ribeye and it was fantastic...More

Thank Lee M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten here many times and would recommend this restaurant for any night out! The food has always been excellent and the atmosphere is very lively!

Thank JB6569
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September 28, 2016|
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Response from gnaff9093 | Reviewed this property |
It would be best to look up this information on their website. If Sunday hours are not listed then check the website for a phone number and give them a call. 'Sometimes' if Sunday hours are not listed on the website, it... More
August 30, 2016|
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Yes, I think you will be pleased. The staff is very attentive. We were a party of 8 on the second floor corner and it felt private and quiet. It's a boisterous restaurant so you may want to express your desire for a quieter... More
April 12, 2015|
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Response from jmdubarry | Reviewed this property |
Agreed business casual. No jeans or shorts common sense dress to a great experience.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$50 - $80
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 161 Berkeley St, Boston, MA 02116-5108
    (Stuart Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighborhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 617-542-2255
  • E-mail
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