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Aquitaine Bar a Vin Bistrot

569 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02118-3721
+1 617-424-8577
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (72 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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569 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02118-3721
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We've spent a perfect evening in this place this month. I'm Italian/French and my partner is French, which means that we are really sensible to good food and taste. I can admit that this is the best place I ever ate in the USA. The...More

Thank GGabrieleParis
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a table for 6 for Mothers Day Brunch several weeks ahead of time. We all arrived on time today at 10am but were told that our table still had guests finishing up. We asked how long it would be before the table was...More

Thank Thomas R
Jeffrey G, Guest Relations Manager at Aquitaine Bar a Vin Bistrot, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for dining with us Thomas. My heartfelt apology that your entry to the restaurant was anything but gracious. I have young children and a 96 year old grandmother so I understand how delays can effect a busy day like Mother's Day or just...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Revisited Aquitaine after a couple of years away for a nice post-symphony lunch and special family event. Overall impression was that the quality, service and general ambiance have declined. The remodeling is pretty nice - increased the seating capacity and added a bar area at...More

Thank rfichera
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Every time we visit Boston we have a wonderful brunch at Aquitaine. We love the location and the environment. We had an eggs Benedict, brioche French toast and Avocado toast with bloody Mary’s. Our waiter was super with one exception. He should have worn a...More

Thank Glenna W
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

The intimate, Parisian bistro atmosphere, attentive service, and well prepared dishes, are all very good. The background music has changed to less appealing, louder and less civilized music and a return to the former playlist would complement (not detract from) the upscale bistro atmosphere. The...More

Thank robink62
Jeffrey G, Manager at Aquitaine Bar a Vin Bistrot, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Thank you for returning robink. Wonderful to read that you enjoyed your meal. I will share your constructive preparation comments with chef. Sorry about the music. I will see that message gets to the right person as well. Regards!

Reviewed 27 March 2018

My colleague and I enjoy having mentoring and engineering discussions over delightful meals, and agreed to pick something French. This was an excellent choice for a later dinner, and we were seated in a quiet "private" room (glass doors, but only a handful of tables)....More

Thank Barrett C
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

I have been going to Aquitaine for years and have always very much enjoyed the food. Recently a group of friends and I went to restaurant week and were all very disappointed. The starters were ok, but the vichyssoise was served hot, very odd. The...More

Thank NolaBola2008
Jeffrey G, Owner at Aquitaine Bar a Vin Bistrot, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

Thank you for dining with us NolaBola I am sorry to read that you were disappointed with your experience. I shared your comments with Chef. Consider replying to me directly for further discussion. Respectfully, Jeffrey Gates Partner jgates@aquitainegroup.com

Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

This was a great experience where we could enjoy good food in a relaxed environment. I had the french onion soup which was devine. It had the tangy cheese and onion combination that was ruch and flavoursome. The filket was prepared to perfection. My colleague...More

Thank Clemoli4
Reviewed 20 March 2018

We dined during "Restaurant Week" in Boston. If such an event is supposed to build the establishment's business it certainly failed. Two of our party of 4 ordered the prix fixe promotional meal. The other two, from the regular menu. It took 45 minutes before...More

Thank Palatino940
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Had a really nice time at Aquitaine. The service is very professional and attentive. The wine selection was terrific. Two of us had the duck and it was very good. For starters the escargot was over the top delicious. Will visit again for sure.

Thank Smillerick
South End
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$37
Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 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
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Award winning Parisian inspired French bistro located in the heart of Boston's South End, overlooking historic Tremont Street.
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