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#126 of 2,379 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
South End
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569 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02118-3721 (Union Park and Tremont Street)
+1 617-424-8577
17:30 - 23:00
10:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Wed 17:30 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 15:00
Thu - Sun 17:30 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 15:00
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Boston, Massachusetts
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Celebrated my wife's birthday at Aquitaine tonight and absolutely loved the Tremont location. We have been to their Chestnut Hill spot many times but the South End is a terrific location and this restaurant has a great vibe and was romantic at the same time. Stephanie had the chicken and I had the duck. Both were prepared to perfection. Satee... More 

Thank Perry C
Egham, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, fab selections of wines and ciders. Booked for a Saturday lunch not realising they were serving the Brunch menu, WE needn't of worried, it was great! I had the Kale and leek skillet, which was divine! My niece had the Mac and cheese and her partner an omelette...all good. The Muscadet was good and reasonably priced too.

Thank June F
Stonington, Connecticut
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

From out of town, and have been meeting Boston friends here for years. I love Aquitaine, its menu, the ambience. Servers generally excellent. Last night one of our table returned a tough steak and the staff couldn't have been more helpful or apologetic..I cringe when this happens because of fussy eaters but the complaint was legitimate and the staff handled... More 

Thank Chudsy9
Boston, Mass.
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109 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great French bistro in the South End! The recently renovated restaurant is fresh but classic. We always enjoy the Steak Frites (totally delicious fries!), but I enjoy the Duck a l'Orange too. Desserts are pretty amazing too. Service is strong. Too bad we waited so long time for our main dishes.

Thank Boston41
Boston, MA
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105 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent atmosphere and service! Diego, the bartender, is so friendly and he makes great drinks! I ordered the mussels with fries. The sauce was incredible A creamy, mustard based sauce. My friends ordered the Croque Madame. Excellent. Highly recommended.

Thank xtos
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34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

A good place to relax and have the feeling of a Parisian bistrot. Nice wine, friendly service (thank you Erik), great Coq au Vin and Steak Frites. Good value for money. Uncomplicated night out.

Thank Maria P
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Service was way too slow and the food just average. Came here on a recommendation but wont be back again. Not bad but.... there has to be better in this town.

Thank Guillermo S
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183 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

We were quickly seated for a late dinner with drinks. Our waitress was friendly, helpful and knowledgeable about the restaurant's history. My pasta mouchoir was served quickly, creamy but light. A companion ordered lamb which is a winner. The restaurant was busy but laid out so that tables aren't so close that conversations are lost in the noise.

Thank V V
Acton, Massachusetts
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248 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Aquitaine recently completed a major renovation. It took longer than expected, but was worth the wait when it reopened. The decor was well done, and the ambience was quite nice. (Be aware of the chill at the front of the store during the winter when the door is opened.) The food was excellent, and although duck and steak frites are... More 

Thank Jerry R
Naples, Florida
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69 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyable. The atmosphere is second only to the food. Delicious is an understatement. I hate to mention how reasonably priced it is for fear they raise the prices.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
French, European, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 23:00
10:00 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
10:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 569 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02118-3721
    (Union Park and Tremont Street)
  • Public Transportation: The MBTA #43 stops at our front door at 569 Tremont Street
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > South End
  • Neighbourhood: South End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-424-8577
Award winning Parisian inspired French bistro located in the heart of Boston's South End, overlooking historic Tremont Street.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in South End

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South End
Stroll down the beautiful brownstone lined streets while capturing views of Boston’s tallest buildings from a distance. Some of Boston’s best restaurants are scattered around this neighborhood. There are many gems to be found, from jazz clubs to classy bars and restaurants. It is also home to art galleries, interesting boutiques, artsy stores and SOWA open market during the summer months. The South End is a true find in the city, with a more residential feeling than Back Bay.
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