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Pierrot Bistrot Francais

#557 of 2,518 Restaurants in Boston
€€ - €€€French, European
272 Cambridge St, Boston, MA 02114-3123
+1 617-725-8855
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
13 Oct 2016
“Now known as Ma Maison”
6 Nov 2015
“La Belle France”
Closed Now
French, European
€€ - €€€
272 Cambridge St, Boston, MA 02114-3123
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

We liked this little restaurant so much, we ate here two nights in a row (it was also a 3 minute walk from our hotel!) Great food, very much like the Parisian bistros we love - really friendly and helpful service and a very nice...More

Thank BoomerBabe
Reviewed 6 November 2015

Almost like being in France. Could use more French wines on the list though. Very friendly staff. Desserts excellent.

Thank Frank B
Reviewed 27 May 2015

I had a rather horrible experience dealing with the management of the restaurant! When I first heard about the restaurant, I was rather excited. It was near my work. So I decided to bring 2 coworkers over to try it out. I ordered pate and...More

Thank sinbadpw
Reviewed 4 May 2015

Rendezvous for lunch with a friend on staff at Massachusetts General Hospital (across the street) was convenient for him. He recommended the French onion soup, a great choice with a fresh salad. I had arrived early, and the staff welcomed me warmly. Amid the hustle...More

2  Thank MidwestBoomer
Reviewed 26 April 2015

I'm a little spoiled when it comes to French restaurants because I live within easy reach of France. So unfortunately, all I can say about the food at this cosy little bistro is that it's adequate. However - there's more to an eating house than...More

1  Thank Riveralex
Reviewed 31 March 2015

Bistro on Cambridge Street across from Mass. General Hospital. Authentic bistro with the standard dishes, done well. Note to the reviewer that was disappointed with the variety on the wine list -- it's a bistro, not a expensive french restaurant. Just like in France, don't...More

2  Thank jreskd
Reviewed 28 February 2015

Very attractive small bistro style restaurant that is very reminiscent of Paris neighborhood restaurants. We go for lunch after an appointment at MGH and have always enjoyed it very much. The menu makes you think you are in Paris. The soup was excellent as were...More

1  Thank Kenneth K
Reviewed 25 December 2014

Based on three visits, Pierrot Bistro could be the best French Bistro in town and one of the best in the country -- or one of the worst. On two of the three visits, we would have echoed the sentiments of another reviewer, that it...More

4  Thank rfichera
Reviewed 22 December 2014

We stopped in for lunch because the place looked charming through the window, and it turned out not only charming but very good. We shared a first rate onion soup and each had a quiche that was terrific. The menu is French without airs or...More

2  Thank Mike B
Reviewed 10 December 2014

We asked a pal for a recommendation for a restaurant with in walking distance of Mass general Hospital . He said this would be the place. He was correct. It was just like so many small Bistros in Paris. Warm welcoming on a cold winter's...More

Thank mark o
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 272 Cambridge St, Boston, MA 02114-3123
    (Anderson Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Beacon Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Beacon Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 617-725-8855
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