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The Palm

#332 of 2,370 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
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1 International Pl, Boston, MA 02110-2602 (High St. and Oliver St.)
+1 617-867-9292
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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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134 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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84 reviews
48 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
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 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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Thank TheHumanVern
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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66 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

Private party Monday 9/19/16 (may not be indicative of walk-in). I cannot say enough about this restaurant. Enjoy old-world service, the best food ever and commensurate prices. I also have a previous experience at a previous location. As to the menu: explore whatever appeals. The filets and lamb were especially subject to good comments. The cold seafood apps were exceptional.... More 

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Thank NamJock
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

Food was excellent. Waiter was horrible! Had to have another waiter get my drink from the bar. We asked for lemons with our waters never got them. Waiter said he talked to the chef and food would be ready in two minutes. 15 minutes later he brought it out. Outside patio at night is awesome

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Thank Josh W
Reykjavik, Iceland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Had dinner at the Palm with a large group of colleagues and everyone enjoyed excellent food in a really nice environment. The Palm is an American Italian Steakhouse offering American classics including steaks and lobster, but with an Italian flair along with some classic Italian dishes. I had the lobster bisque, steak and chocolate cake. The dishes were really well... More 

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Thank EagleFlyer
Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

So much fun! Six of us went for musical bingo and it was a blast! Slightly slow service but great drinks and a ton of fun- can't wait for next time!

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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
Bar scene, Special occasions, Business meetings, 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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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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