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MET Back Bay

) #231 of 2,408 Restaurants in Boston €€ - €€€ American, , Vegetarian Friendly
279 Dartmouth St, Boston, MA 02116-2805
+1 617-267-0451
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (47 reviews)
“burger” (60 reviews)
“avocado toast” (10 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
279 Dartmouth St, Boston, MA 02116-2805
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1 - 10 of 370 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Had lunch today with friends and it went just as expected. Nice space, big menu, friendly service. Tuna sandwich and omelette were both quite good

Thank Northern_Traveler00
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

the lemonade was bad. they were out of steak and was not so accommodating to gluten free people. and the service was bad.

Thank Mira G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here for brunch on Sunday and it was so good! They had such a cool idea for cocktails (Caesar/bloody Mary) where they had this ticket you filled out with a bunch of different options for your drink, then just handed it to the...More

Thank Olivia G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After giving blood at the Red Cross on Tremont St (with free parking!) we walked over to the Boston Common and kept walking! We came up to Met Restaurant and saw the lovely out door seating area with only a 15 min wait! We lucked...More

Thank Carolyn4evr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really love the atmosphere of the outside sitting area. Meals were deliciously taste. Service was great and fast. The only concerns were that they "would not modify" the menu (according to the server) and the food came out tepid, not hot.

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good atmosphere, good location. I wanted the fish and chips, but they were out, so I opted for the crispy brick chicken, and it was fantastic--flavorful and tender. The Met website does not print prices on the menu items, but most entrees are under $30.

Thank Dukesnyder
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You would think that a hamburger place would know how long to cook a hamburger to the desired temperature but not here. My wife and I ordered two different types of burgers medium rare. Both were served very rare. Mine had cheese , bacon and...More

Thank rocket41
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Went for Saturday brunch, not too busy. Here are our thoughts: Pros 1. Food was good. I got a 3 cheese omelette, and the other people in our party got a cheeseburger and eggs benedict. We were all very happy. 2. Good atmosphere. It was...More

Thank Sanddollar10112
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Visited on a Friday afternoon and sat immediately but took about 10 minutes to get drinks. Nachos were delicious. All entrees were great but service was a bit slow although the place was pretty full. Not a must visit unless you don't feel like waiting...More

Thank Ashley B
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Nice place, good service. Ordered calamari, cesar salad and chicken parmigiana. All good, but omg the portion sizes. In particular the chicken parmigiana looked more like a pizza than any chicken dish I've ever seen - we weren't able to finish anyting!

Thank Elibel_2017
Back Bay
Wander around this quintessential neighborhood in the
heart of Boston for high-end shops, restaurants, and
the feeling of city bustle. Its most identifiable
skyscrapers, the Prudential Center and John Hancock
Tower, are highlights of the city skyline. Visit
Newbury street to explore unique and trendy boutiques
– as well as every other kind of store imaginable –
all housed in beautiful brownstone buildings. In nice
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
How far of a walk is it to the closest metro station?
4 June 2015|
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Response from Melissa P | Reviewed this property |
It depends which T you need but the green line is 5min or less in Copley Sq
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 279 Dartmouth St, Boston, MA 02116-2805
    (Newbury Street)
  • Public Transportation: Green Line T Stop is Copley
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighbourhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 617-267-0451
  • E-mail
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