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Merengue Restaurant

) #860 of 2,418 Restaurants in Boston €€ - €€€ Caribbean, Latin, Spanish
156 Blue Hill Ave Ste 160, Boston, MA 02119-2119
+1 617-445-5403
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good20%
  • Average20%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
1 week ago
“Great Food”
4 weeks ago
“Just a Saturday night”
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Caribbean, Latin, Spanish
€€ - €€€
156 Blue Hill Ave Ste 160, Boston, MA 02119-2119
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I often frequent this resturant or have it delivered. The food is amazing. The staff are super friendly and the Dominican Food is just seasoned well and always fresh.

Thank edithroxbury
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

OK so I was happy b/c the food was delivered earlier than they said. I ordered the beef pastalitos, and the langosta (lobster) con creole sauce. White rice and beans. The food was good and flavorful. I won't lie for the price the portion was...More

Thank Ayanna H
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

This place is small but it packs a big punch. The dining room feels like you are back in the islands. The food is fantastic. A true representation. You will not be disappointed except maybe by the neighborhood it's in. But everything else is great....More

Thank Mercedez S
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

I had high hopes for my first visit. I ordered extra food in case I wasn't happy with my first choice. Although plentiful in quantity, the items I chose aren't that tasty. Beef patties: a little bland, nice portions for an appetizer. Rice and beans:...More

Thank Rina R
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

This was the first time I had been to Merengue. The sangria was strong and flavorful. I was extremely happy about that. The food portions are pretty large and everything was cooked well. The menu is pretty extensive and I'm excited to go back in...More

Thank Wanderlust1105
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Best food for Dominican cuisine. its not fancy but its great food. simple but awesome. arroz con habichuelas.tostones, fritura. all great! milkshakes are delicious. music playing, good atmosphere.

Thank Sirik C
Reviewed 10 January 2016

The restaurant's reputation precedes the quality of food and prices. The menu does have some variety , but there are local establishments with the same quality,or better. We had a salad which consisted of Romaine lettuce, a few tomatoes and not much more. The rice...More

Thank mcmalvarez
Reviewed 25 October 2015

Great restaurant for a date: tables are lit with a candle, ambient lights are low, great music playing. It is also a great place for family and friends; they have furniture that can accommodate different size parties. They also have a bar near the entrance...More

Thank Fabiola M
Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

This restaurant was nice, ambiance was colorful & vibrant but the pictures on the wall of famous folks were fun to look at while waiting. Negative for me is the restaurant is kind of small & the waiting was kind of long. Apparently we went...More

Thank MzD_Boston
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

The food was very good for authentic island food in Boston area. Had a nice atmosphere and family friendly... Bit pricey and doesn't have a kids menu but had plenty of options available to accommodate. Will return next time I visit Boston and even got...More

Thank Ebony S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 10:00
10:00 - 10:00
10:00 - 10:00
10:00 - 10:00
10:00 - 10:00
10:00 - 10:00
10:00 - 10:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 156 Blue Hill Ave Ste 160, Boston, MA 02119-2119
  • Public Transportation: Blue Hill Ave @ Julian St (45) Blue Hill Ave @ Clifford St (45) Blue Hill Ave @ W Cottage St (45)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Dorchester / Roxbury / Mattapan
  • Neighbourhood: Dorchester / Roxbury / Mattapan
  • Phone Number: +1 617-445-5403
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