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#144 of 2,363 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
South End
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569 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02118-3721 (Union Park and Tremont Street)
(617) 424-8577
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Wed 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thu - Sun 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Troy, MIchigan
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111 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wonderful food, salad, wine and dessert. Great wait staff. Lovely ambiance. Loved the tenderloin and especially the profiteroles

Thank CathyTroyMichigan
Boston, Massachusetts
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55 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Renovation respects the building's age. Interior isn't copycat. Not too sleek; believable. Great leather banquet seating. White tablecloths. Gilded mirrors. Copper pots. Black and white tile floor. Cool bathrooms with large marble sinks and brass fixtures. Fun and conscientious server. Delicious onion soup. Wonderful chocolate mousse. Worth a second visit.

Thank restaurantgirl2015
Jeffrey G, Owner at Aquitaine, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us restaurantgirl2015. Our entire team will be thrilled that their hard work during the design, construction and opening of the refurbished Aquitaine has been so well received by you. I look forward to sharing your impressions. Regards! Jeffrey Gates More 

Santa Fe, NM
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60 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here on a visit to Boston. Chose it based on reviews and that we could walk from where we were staying. Service was wonderful. My husband ordered a roasted pork dish that he said was delicious, very tender. I ordered the night's special which was veal breast. When it came out I couldn't cut it. I mentioned it... More 

1 Thank Luanne M
Jeffrey G, Owner at Aquitaine, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us Luanne. I am sorry for the error but certainly happy our staff recovered! I will share your comments with our team. Regards! Jeffrey Gates More 

Cleveland, Ohio
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87 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

I loved everything about this gem! It's in a great neighborhood and once you walk through the doors you are WOWed by the elegance of the place! Our server was very professional and polite! I tried the Saint C cocktail with gin, rosemary, grapefruit, and lemon bitters and it was amazing! For dinner, I started with the endive salad with... More 

1 Thank Chadrick S
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

Great little french restaurant located around south Boston. We had the filet mignon and the steak, and both were absolutely to die for! Great sauces and marinades for the steaks. We also shared the french onion soup which may have been the best we've ever had, and we make it and order it often! It was quite expensive but worth... More 

1 Thank Cassandra P
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97 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

Been going to this place for many years...it always offers great food and very friendly staff. Highly recommend the duck confit hash....

Thank paul274Boston
Boston, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Was great going here after the update to the restaurant. Was perfectly redone and the menu changed. Nice new location of the bar, seating was updated and the space felt roomier. Food still good

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Acton, Massachusetts
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494 reviews
291 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Is a beautiful space very elegantly designed. We had the special restaurant week menu. Service was excellent. We were made to feel very welcomed and absolutely not rushed. I had the gnocchi which was lovely and then the chocolate mousse which really enjoyed. We indulged in a great bottle of wine with seemed quite reasonable. The valet parker person had... More 

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New York City, New York
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685 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 263 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

We went there for breakfast. The place seems to be very popular. The food was pretty good though a bit pricey. The service was fast and very attentive.

Thank Ron S
Sarasota, Florida
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

I went for dinner with a friend at her recommendation as it was in her neighborhood and she had not been there since the recent renovation. I was happy to find a very appealing building with a friendly bustling bistro atmosphere inside. I was shown to our table by a friendly manager to wait for my friend. Our waiter, Jon,... More 

1 Thank Susan K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
European, French, American, Mediterranean
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Bar scene
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 569 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02118-3721
    (Union Park and Tremont Street)
  • Public Transportation: The MBTA #43 stops at our front door at 569 Tremont Street
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > South End
  • Neighborhood: South End
  • Phone Number: (617) 424-8577
Award winning Parisian inspired French bistro located in the heart of Boston's South End, overlooking historic Tremont Street.

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Staying in South End

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South End
Stroll down the beautiful brownstone lined streets while capturing views of Boston’s tallest buildings from a distance. Some of Boston’s best restaurants are scattered around this neighborhood. There are many gems to be found, from jazz clubs to classy bars and restaurants. It is also home to art galleries, interesting boutiques, artsy stores and SOWA open market during the summer months. The South End is a true find in the city, with a more residential feeling than Back Bay.
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