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223 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA 02116-5113
+1 617-867-9300
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (62 reviews)
“dover sole” (33 reviews)
“tuna tartare” (55 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
223 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA 02116-5113
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have dinned here many times and would definitely recommend this restaurant. The food was excellent and the people watching is fantastic. A very lively atmosphere.

Thank JB6569
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The menu has great depth here and the same can be said for the prices which are high. The menu is well represented with classical dishes and there are specials which vary with the season. The setting is serene which adds to the ambience and...More

Thank Sheryl T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wife and I have eaten here several times over the past 8 years and have always had a top notch experience. The staff is superb and the food is second to none. Highly recommend the grilled tenderloin pizza.

Thank Q2968SQjamied
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Overall a fabulous experience. Service too notch. We had vongole with pasta, Dover sole, ricotta pizza and tuna tartare. Desserts were great with chocolate profiteroles and strawberry parfait.

Thank minaccess
Reviewed 12 June 2017

I have been to Mistral several times but this was my first time hosting a large group. This was a business dinner, we were a table of 14 and the service was impeccable. The food was timed perfectly, appetizers were fantastic and our waiter helped...More

Thank LanieinBoston
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

My wife and I invited our niece to dinner to celebrate her achievement - a Masters degree from MIT. Mistral was fantastic. I had been there for a business dinner 2 years ago, and had been impressed by the food, the wine and the decor....More

Thank Somnolet
Reviewed 10 June 2017

We came for a dinner and sat at the bar area, we had a bad day with some tough news. Our server, Guillaume could not have been nicer or more understanding to both of us. The food was delicious, as always but it was our...More

Thank annie r
Reviewed 1 June 2017

We dined at Mistral recently, and despite the good reviews, we found the restaurant fairly mediocre. First, the noise level in the restaurant was nearly deafening with tables placed very close together, allowing little space for privacy or maneuvering. Although many tables were empty (approximately...More

1  Thank Midwesternfamily2018
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Paul Winiker of Winiker Music took me here When I was stuck in Boston. It is heaven. World Class French Food and Atmosphere. I was shocked at the sophistication of the Place. I am a Lover of France and try to get there once a...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Fine dining in an incredible atmosphere. The foie gras with confit of duck and brioche is excellent. Service is nice as well, with knowledge of the menu and assertive suggestions.

Thank LucioInv
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Annette B
20 June 2017|
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Response from annie r | Reviewed this property |
I don't know about vegans, but vegetarian yes. They are very accommodating and would most likely try to help in any way.I don't eat meat but do eat fish.
Rob H
23 February 2017|
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Response from skylrk | Reviewed this property |
Sorry....can't help you. We don't drink.
Rose Y
3 December 2016|
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Response from Mark D | Property representative |
most of our menu can be modified to accommodate gluten free
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$35 - US$80
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 223 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA 02116-5113
    (between Berkeley & Clarendon)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighbourhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 617-867-9300
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