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Parker's Restaurant

#78 of 2,348 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighborhood:
Downtown
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60 School St, Omni Hotel, Boston, MA 02108 (Tremont St.)
6177251600
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6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Tampa, Florida
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65 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is not a stretch. We had the best hamburger anywhere at Parker's Bar. It was Kobe beef, on a home baked bun, with wonderful coleslaw and home made potato chips. Over the top! No kidding--the best burger!!

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Morganton NC
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45 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our party was very pleased with the filet mignon, trout and salmon. Of course you have to have the Boston Cream Pie as well. Menu varies night to night but was pretty large and offers a good variety of appetizers and salads which we did not try.

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Winterport, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here just for the infamous creme pie. My pie and tall glass of milk did not disappoint. Beautiful restaurant and great wait staff. Will come again when visiting Beacon Hill.

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Laguna Hills, Ca
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Close to the Boston Common, my kids and I stopped in for Breakfast before doing the Freedom Trail. My Daughter and I are both Celiac. Very nice hotel and dining room. It was under renovation while we where there, and I think their menu wS being revamped. Being Gluten Free was easy here. Our server, Juan, was great when we... More 

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Thank Tadman68
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is where Parker House Rolls and Boston Cream Pie were invented. This is where JFK proposed to Jackie. There is history everywhere. Ask the front desk for a written history of the hotel and restaurant and ask to see table #40. If these walls could talk!!

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Thank Randal J
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We stayed at the Parker Omni House Hotel and had breakfast at Parker's for 3 days during the weekend to save time. We consisted of grandparents, son and daughter-in-law and 14 and 11 year old grandchildren. My granddaughter and I had banana and pecan french toast and the first time it was incredible. When we ordered it the second time... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

My friend and I had stopped in at the Last Hurrah to cap off a night at Symphony Hall. We were looking for a nice appetizers and a drink. The Last Hurrah is where we have gone for a nightcap. The kitchen was not open and the waiter suggested we go to Parker's also in the Omni Parker House. It... More 

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North Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Stopped in to try the Original Parker House Boston cream pie as an afternoon treat. It was well worth the cost at $9.75 for one desert and presented with fresh fruit and whipping cream. Sadly......... The service was abysmal and the room although old could have been so much more with a refresh of upholstery and finishings and is dire... More 

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Des Moines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

In the heart of historic Boston, and part of the Omni Parker Hotel, Parker's Restaurant is what one expects of elegant dining. Luxurious surroundings, white linen tablecloths and napkins, and attentive wait staff. It is said JFK proposed to Jackie at this restaurant. We had the breakfast buffet on a Thursday morning. A few tables of business people, a few... More 

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minneapolis, mn
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

The good news is that you can actually hear yourself in the restaurant at the Omni Parker House. High ceilings and fabric abound. The bad news is that the food is unremarkable and not very interesting. The so-called traditional Boston dishes are not prepared and presented in a way that shows them retaining their vitality and taste.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $40
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free, Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60 School St, Omni Hotel, Boston, MA 02108
    (Tremont St.)
  • Public Transportation: Green Line & Red Line to Park Street. Blue Line & Orange Line to State Station.
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 6177251600
Description
Located inside the Omni Parker House in downtown Boston, Parker's Restaurant is your destination for fine dining in Boston. Our Executive Chef, Gerry Tice celebrates nostalgic cuisine with contemporary flair at the birthplace of Boston Cream Pie, the Parker House Roll and Boston Scrod. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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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.