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Bastille Kitchen

49 Melcher St, Boston, MA 02210-1514
+1 617-556-8000
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak frites” (11 reviews)
“flatbread” (10 reviews)
“tarte tatin” (2 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
49 Melcher St, Boston, MA 02210-1514
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I visited Bastille kitchen for a business dinner. We split a few apps, including the Jumbo Shrimp and tuna Tartare - both we're excellent. I really like the Tartare, which includes avocado and a light dressing. For an entree, I had the dry aged rib...More

Thank Adam-Bradley319
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a nice meal in this shabby chic converted old building. The burgers were really good and the service was fine for the meal. However, we arrived on time to be told our table wasn't ready and were offered a spot in the lounge...More

Thank PaulD-UK
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We visited Bastille Kitchen on our recent trip to Boston. The Executive Chef Brendan Burke has done a phenomenal job!! It’s bustling and full of energy and the food was delicious!! Our server Maria was excellent and very nice!! Thanks so much for the culinary...More

Thank kerjer75
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Recommended by a friend we were meeting. Joe was our attentive waiter - great lemon drops, Manhattan's and Rose Sangria. Lamb chops were devoured, lemon sole, chicken and flatbread - everyone enjoyed their meal- no complaints.

Thank DeborahMoogs
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Stop by for 1$ oysters from 4 to 7pm on weekdays. A beautiful place, good oysters and wine by the glass.

Thank ApothecarysDaughter
Reviewed 3 June 2018

We visited Bastille Kitchen for the first time and were delighted with the meal. The menu is typically French, which is what we wanted. For dinner we had the mussels with frites (which we delicious, especially adding a touch of salt), the beet salad which...More

Thank bcfriedman
Reviewed 2 June 2018

I loved the food and the look of the resteraunt but our service really stood out. He offered to pair our meals with wine because it was our first time at the restaurant. His parings were great. He really went out of his way to...More

Thank BobDobolena
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful experience we had. We took 20 colleagues for work here for a really good experience. We had a private room with our own servers. Appetizers and entrees were delicious. Service was prompt and friendly. Everything was perfect for us. No complaints at...More

Thank AlfredoMartin
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

My wife and I visited for dinner celebrating our anniversary. Hostess was friendly and personable. Wait staff was excellent. Pan seared red snapper was outstanding with a vierge sauce. As was my wife's steak which was cooked med rare. Oh and we were treated to...More

Thank RIVER416
Reviewed 25 February 2018

The food was competently executed classic French. Nothing wowed me, but the entrees were adequate, if overpriced. The only big misstep was the bread--if you're going to serve croissants at a French restaurant, they better be authentic. These were some Costco nonsense they had briefly...More

2  Thank MarieFan992018
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Melcher St, Boston, MA 02210-1514
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Seaport District / South Boston Waterfront
  • Neighbourhood: Seaport District / South Boston Waterfront
  • Phone Number: +1 617-556-8000
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