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Aquitaine Bar a Vin Bistrot

569 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02118-3721
+1 617-424-8577
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
569 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02118-3721
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This should be a good restaurant. It should have a good staff. It is attractive and looks like a proper bistro. Boston is filled with great places to eat. Aquitaine is as expensive as most, but the quality is embarrassing. Service is slow and inattentive....More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Aquitaine for Friday date night. We ordered a bottle of sparkling wine, and the server tried to convince us to get a more expensive bottle. At first, I felt like she was trying to encourage us to get a more expensive bottle...More

Thank Ann S
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We had a delicious dinner at Aquitaine last week while in Boston for a family visit. There were eight of us and everyone loved their meals. Some standouts were the Escargots Bourguignon which I had as a treat and they were perfection. Tender snails bathed...More

Thank punkworth
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Have visited several times in the past. Returning to Boston on business my wife and I decided to pay an early evening visit midweek (6.30pm). The entrance area is much improved since the remodel and it was surprisingly quiet. But the waiter as usual was...More

2  Thank Mark R
Reviewed 8 July 2018

My wife and I were craving a French Bistro style Sunday brunch and decided to give Aquitaine a try. The restaurant has a nice ambiance to it and is nicely decorated...true to the French Bistro theme. There is both inside and outside seating. My wife...More

Thank Chillsekr
Reviewed 26 June 2018

We came to Aquitaine for a birthday brunch and ordered a variety of dishes - a Belgian waffle, croque monsieur, macaroni and cheese, and apple chicken sausages. Everything was great but I think the waffle was my favorite, nice and crispy on the outside but...More

Thank amandamw5
Reviewed 4 June 2018

This was supposed to be a special farewell dinner from Boston for a group of 5. It was during Restaurant week in Boston, and certainly a bad advertisement for a week that is supposed to promote dining out. Very busy, utterly slow service, and food...More

1  Thank D9196EGmichaels
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Scrumptious, Perfect, Rave Worthy Dinner With hundreds of Boston restaurants to choose from, we chose to have a small graduation celebration at Aquitaine. It was definitely the right choice! From the moment we entered, the phenomenal experience began. The staff wrote a lovely congratulatory letter...More

Thank robink62
Reviewed 21 May 2018

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 13 May 2018

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 14 May 2018

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

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Faith H
25 August 2018|
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Response from Mark R | Reviewed this property |
You might actually find street parking around there depending on time of day, but I’d get a cab.
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Restaurant Details

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