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Marliave Restaurant

#92 of 2,383 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
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10 Bosworth Street, Boston, MA 02108-4102 (Tremont Street)
+1 617-422-0004
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11:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Guelph, Canada
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226 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another gem in a town that seems to abound in excellent restaurants. Great staff help to make this one especially enjoyable. We were a large group and staff were very accommodating. Lots of great items on the menu, I had the Steak frites. Very good, lots of positive reviews on the salmon and chicken. Overall a great spot. Churned ice... More 

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usa
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate dinner here in October, 2016. The menu was full of great choices. Excellent service. Could easily walk here from my hotel, the Kimpton Nine Zero Hotel

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manchester, nh
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the Marliave this week for lunch, expecting to do the Dine Out menu. I booked the reservation following links from the Dine Out site. You can imagine our disappointment to discover that they were not doing lunch for Dine Out, we had to order off the regular menu, no compensation offered. We were there, so we did.... More 

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O'Fallon, Illinois
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came here with a friend for Restaurant Week on a whim and we really lucked out! I had the duck liver ravioli, wellington, and a chocolate cake and he had the beef carpaccio, scampi, and chocolate cake. The atmosphere was comfortable and our server was exceptionally attentive, only to be matched by the high quality of the food. Would... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I want to celebrate my birthday in my favorite city - Boston. So here we are ! We arrived on Thursday and the weather turned FREEZING. After checked in to our hotel, we did not want to go anywhere but a very close restaurant. Hotel front desk Rep suggested Marliave - we have never been and took the suggestion for... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just love Marliave Restaurant. It's in my 'hood and has felt like an extension of my family table for the last 8 years. The food is better than what I serve at my table, but always feels warm and welcoming. I've also hosted business dinners and holiday meals here as well. It's one of the oldest restaurant spaces in... More 

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Simsbury, Connecticut
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70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had read the reviews, we we have fairly high expectations. We were not disappointed. The escargot were beyond delicious, as was the rabbit. The accompany polenta came with carmelized onions- one of the best treatments of the old tankard we have had. French onion soup rates a very good, as did the truffle fries (quite a large serving). The... More 

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PJackkand
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44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Marliave has been around for well over 100 years and I have no clue how I am just now finding the place! The building is historically old, the story of Marliave, the menu is awesome, and the drinks menu is insanely great! Get the W.C. Fields drink!!! The meatball sliders were delicious and the Steak Frites was perfectly cooked!!! A... More 

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Melrose, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Mariave is hidden away in downtown Boston, but very close to well traveled areas ( Boston Common, Govt Center ).It's interior is eclectic old school but a nice change from the cookie cut look of more modern restaurants. The food was good and so was the service, but the prices were high. If you are visiting Boston it's worth the... More 

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Cambodia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

One of the city center's most historic eateries, accessible by means of a raised stone patio and wrought iron barrier, intimate, although the attraction of the place is largely the idea of its history, rather than the actual space, which is fairly standard at best. Marliave can be very busy, and the staff rushed, but for good reason - the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
French, American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 01:00
Monday
11:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:00
Thursday
11:00 - 01:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Bosworth Street, Boston, MA 02108-4102
    (Tremont Street)
  • Public Transportation: Park st. Downtown crossing
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-422-0004
Description
The Marliave, Boston's fourth oldest restaurant, has a tireless commitment to house prepared cuisine. Our orange, lemon, lime, and grapefruit juices are fresh squeezed daily. All breads, desserts, sauces, pastas, ice cream, and stocks are made daily in house and are prepared to order. The Marliave utilizes local fresh vegetables, fruits, natural raised animals, and the finest imported ingredients to create our food and drink menus.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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Downtown
The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where, during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting children and eager tourists through the pond. Have your camera ready to capture its peaceful beauty in the middle of a bustling city. Continue on through the Gardens and take in some open green space at the Boston Common, where you can spend time throwing a frisbee, sitting on a park bench, or, in the winter time, skating on the frog pond. Head north from the end of the Common to see the golden dome of the State House, and travel through government center to Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall, both a historic and popular destination worth a quick visit for a first time to Boston. Head to Long Wharf to visit the Aquarium, or catch a boat to Charlestown or even Cape Cod.
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