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Parish Cafe

€€ - €€€American, , Cafe
361 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116-3303
+1 617-247-4777
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“sandwiches” (196 reviews)
“onion rings” (30 reviews)
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American, Bar, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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361 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116-3303
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Have been here twice and can't wait to come back again when visiting Boston. The place is so popular that the queue sometimes stretches out onto the street. The cafe itself has a really buzzing atmosphere and this is created by the waiting and bar...More

Thank Leintwardine
Jeannie H, Community Manager at Parish Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Leintwardine, Thanks so much for your review! So glad to hear that Parish is one of your favorite spots in Boston, and we appreciate you sharing. Hope to see you again soon! Cheers, Jeannie

Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate dinner here and was impressed with the variety of flavor combinations available on both their cocktail and food menus. My husband had a chicken dish that had spinach and awesome mashed potatoes. It was a nice touch that the dish can be ordered...More

Thank sandgk
Jeannie H, Community Manager at Parish Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you, Sandgk! Glad that you and your husband enjoyed your meal with us -- we like to get creative around here. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate there for lunch on a Thursday afternoon and didn't wait at all. I had the Nebo (Tuna Sandwich) and thought it was delicious. It was Italian style so it wasn't drenched in mayo - it had some lite balsamic instead, pickled onions and...More

Thank stephms34731
Jeannie H, Community Manager at Parish Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Stephms34731, Thank you for your review! We're so glad you and your husband enjoyed your sandwiches and service. Hope to see you agains soon! Cheers, Jeannie

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got to Parish on one of the coldest days of the winter, the line was out the door, as usual. It was worth it to us and everyone else, as our visit, and our meal was perfect again. Joe at the bar is the...More

Thank John G
Jeannie H, Community Manager at Parish Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi John G, Thank you for the kind review! We're so glad that Parish is one of your Boston go-tos and that you had a great experience with us recently. We'll pass your compliments on to Joe. See you next time you're in town! Cheers,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Get there early for lunch. They open at 1130. M-F it will be a line out he door by 1201. Unique food from different chefs around the area. Great beer selection.

Thank Tlflight
Jeannie H, Community Manager at Parish Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Tlflight, Thanks so much for your review! We're so glad you like what we're doing here at Parish, and agree that arriving early for lunch is key. Thanks for the kind words, and hope to see you again soon! Cheers, Jeannie

Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

My wife and I made our third visit to the Parish Cafe earlier this week. Each visit took place a couple years after the previous visit. Our experiences were all equally great each time over a total of six years. The staff is very friendly...More

Thank mo1953
Jeannie H, Community Manager at Parish Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi mo1953, Thanks so much for the kind words! We're so glad that you and your wife have had great experiences with us throughout the years. Hope to see you again soon! Cheers, Jeannie

Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Nice spot where the locals go. Good atmosphere and really good food. Highly recommended if your in Boston.

Thank Scott D
Jeannie H, Community Manager at Parish Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2017

Thank you, Scott! Appreciate you coming in and taking the time to review. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 December 2017

After walking around Boston all day we stumbled upon this place. Seeing it was past the lunch rush we were seated right away. Located right in the heart of Boylston Street, this place is casual and inviting. Each of the menu options is created by...More

Thank Emily P
Jeannie H, Community Manager at Parish Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2017

Hi Emily, Thanks so much for checking us out! Sounds like you and your boyfriend ordered just right -- those sandwiches are both fan favorites. So glad you enjoyed your meal, and hope to see you again sometime! Cheers, Jeannie

Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

A busy fun place, used by locals ,a good bar and good food, big potions. The staff are very friendly

Thank Jeffrey R
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Friendly casual spot with a large bar (many lager options although I declined all). My wife had a really yummy sashimi grade tuna sandwich with ginger and I had a unique arugula salad with chicken on a bed of hot sticky rice. Service was quick...More

Thank ydeng1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 02:00
Monday
11:30 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 02:00
Thursday
11:30 - 02:00
Friday
11:30 - 02:00
Saturday
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 361 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116-3303
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighbourhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 617-247-4777
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