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The Palm

#328 of 2,367 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighborhood:
Downtown
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1 International Pl, Boston, MA 02110-2602 (High St. and Oliver St.)
+1 617-867-9292
Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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New York City, New York
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Used to love the atmosphere and the food when it was still in the Westin Hotel The new space is somewhat awkward .My daughters friend had to send her steak back twice since they made it very well done.We had finished eating by the time that they brought it back.They did not charge us for it.The meal was pleasant because... More 

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Thank spanish1967
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had take out here and it was very good. We tried the chicken parmigiana and the crab cakes and both were delicious. The bread was also awesome. The price is high though, but it’s worth it. Net time we will try the dessert.

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Thank Jasmin G
PA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had the lobster bisque and while it did contain real lobster, it was a bit on the low side IMO! It was delicious! A bit crowded around lunch time. Parking can be had, however, Uber/Lyft and the T are good options also!

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Thank SGcvn69
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

Been a few times. Wasn't a huge fan. Portions certainly aren't worth the price.. or the wait. Everything always seems to take way longer than it should. Service is meh. Everything is just meh.

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Thank Lindsey S
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016

We had a very low key of salads and appetizers and drinks Sunday night. The service was just like a neighborhood bar and the food was without exception very good. They have a great bar and a great liquor selection.

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Thank Bradley S
Fairfield, Connecticut
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141 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016

When I had dinner here there were perhaps two or three women patrons and approximately 30 men. it is a steak place with huge portions. The staff ranged form over-solicitous to neglectful. In other words, sometimes they hovered and sometimes there were long periods when I didn't see them. I had the small NY strip , which was large by... More 

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Thank RcikS
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

Ok... so we're at The Palm in Boston now.... Ordered the 14 oz NY Strip and hoping that it's all that The Palm represents. At this moment in time, the caesar salad is a BUST. Saturated in dressing and stale croutons... and the clams casino was HORRIBLE. I'm a native of Cape Cod and grew up eating clams.... in all... More 

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Thank Nicole G
Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

A Boston standard for many years, however the Palm has only been at this location for about a year or two now. A high end steak and chop house that is also famous for its chicken parm, prices are reasonable and are about what you would expect in the city. Steaks and chops dominate the menu and have received rave... More 

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Thank Bellasarius
Tampa, Florida
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89 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

the quality is there and you know it's expensive when you go there the staff was knowledgeable and attentive every item was perfectly prepared including 1 request for an overly well done steak which should be illegal not rushed and effort made to insure we were comfortable

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Thank molllly
Canton, Massachusetts
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103 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

What a great evening and excellent meal at The Palm in Boston. We had never been to this location and it was top-notch. Our Anniversary dinner was so enjoyable thanks to the great service by Marcelo and team. We joined the 837 club and will back soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $100
Cuisine
American, Italian, Steakhouse, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining, Valet Parking, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 International Pl, Boston, MA 02110-2602
    (High St. and Oliver St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-867-9292
Description
The Palm Boston is moving! Our Westin Copley Place location is closing 12/31/11 but look for our new location to open in late 2012. Follow us on Facebook for the latest updates on the new Palm Boston: http://www.facebook.com/PalmRestaurant

For over 85 years Palm Restaurant has been renowned for its aged USDA prime steaks, jumbo Nova Scotia lobsters, Italian entrees, warm smiles, outstanding service and an atmosphere like nowhere else.

But there’s more to Palm Restaurant - there’s that certain something special. The Palm Restaurant has it, and once you get it, you just can’t get enough. It’s a hearty handshake, a sea of conversation and laughter, a panorama of caricatures and character. It’s your favorite table, your favorite drink and the best of everything. Experience the ongoing celebration of timeless tradition, lively spirits and legendary taste. Experience The Palm Restaurant ...The Classic American Steak House.

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Staying in Downtown

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Downtown
The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where, during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting children and eager tourists through the pond. Have your camera ready to capture its peaceful beauty in the middle of a bustling city. Continue on through the Gardens and take in some open green space at the Boston Common, where you can spend time throwing a frisbee, sitting on a park bench, or, in the winter time, skating on the frog pond. Head north from the end of the Common to see the golden dome of the State House, and travel through government center to Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall, both a historic and popular destination worth a quick visit for a first time to Boston. Head to Long Wharf to visit the Aquarium, or catch a boat to Charlestown or even Cape Cod.
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