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Menton

#101 of 2,367 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighbourhood:
Seaport District / South Boston Waterfront
French, Contemporary
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354 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210-1295 (A Street)
+1 617-737-0099
Today
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Tue - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Rhode Island
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42 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went for dinner during a weekend trip in Boston. When a restaurant is charging $20 for a GLASS of wine, i say get real.

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Santa Cruz, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Met a colleague for a relaxed dinner. We both travel a lot and eat at a lot of very nice restaurants. Menton had been hyped by friends. Gave it a try. Service was... brusque. Pushy, insistent, and not particularly helpful. And the food was... ehhh. Not the tasty masterpieces that we had expected. It is probably best to try to... More 

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USA
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took a friend there for lunch since she works in the Seaport district and didn't have a huge amount of time available. When confirming the reservation, I clearly mentioned it was her birthday, and spelled out her name. We didn't have too much time, so skipped the starter and went right for the entree. She had branzino and I... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had the Italian tasting menu that was special for 12/31/16. Even though it was Italian food, they served it up in tiny portions like they would with French food. Any Italian grandmother would roll over in their grave if they heard about the famous small portions of food. The good news is that the whole experience... More 

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Broadview Heights, Ohio
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With it being Thanksgiving Weekend, we went with the smaller tasting and a nice bottle of wine. The tasting menu was great, the service was attentive and insightful, the chef was on point and very gracious to even come out an serve the supplement of truffles. The wine list exceed expectations and to find such a great bottle of Sine... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

We went to Menton for a special occasion birthday. Going to Menton is a total experience in terms of eating, quality of food, service, and ambiance. I highly recommend doing the tasting menu because it really maximizes what I mean by experience. John, who is the dining room captain, was incredibly attentive to us and all tables in the dining... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

We were in Boston celebrating my birthday and had reservations to dine here on a Saturday night. We enjoyed sitting at the bar and were pleasantly surprised when they offered us a glass of champaign since our reservation time wasn't met. We decided to do the chef selection for dinner with the wine pairing and it was AMAZING! We loved... More 

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George, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

We managed to get a table at Menton during our visit to Boston last month and was very happy with the service, the food was top notch and although not cheap it was very good quality / service. Would also recommend the wine pairing which is always a good way to discover new wines. Would definitely return if and when... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We had dinner with four of us, one of which was celebrating a birthday. Menton printed a menu just for us, shouting our a Happy Birthday for the b-day girl, and came out with a special dessert for her as well. I think the icing on the cake was a tour of the kitchen after dessert (granted, it was late... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Occasionally my wife and I like to go to a very nice restaurant for a long lunch (think Michelin starred restaurants in Europe). I found Menton on line, and it was excellent. Not busy on a weekday, great wine, small servings of excellent dishes. Highly recommended for a long leisurely (not cheap) lunch.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Contemporary
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 354 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210-1295
    (A Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Seaport District / South Boston Waterfront
  • Neighbourhood: Seaport District / South Boston Waterfront
  • Phone Number: +1 617-737-0099
Description
Menton, Chef Barbara Lynch's Fort Point fine dining restaurant, is the final concept to complete her Fort Point trifecta and joins neighbors Sportello and Drink. Located in FP3, the AIA award-winning luxury condominium complex, Menton radiates an understated elegance and offers several beautiful spaces to dine including the 60-seat dining room, a 12-seat Chef's Table, and the 45-seat private dining room. The restaurant, a glamorous expression of fine dining, was designed by Cheryl and Jeffrey Katz of C&J Katz and features a subtle palette of grays with touches of silver and black. The cuisine of Menton displays the talent for precision and visual artistry across two seasonal tasting menus and a la carte selections for dinner daily, and a more casual a la carte menu for lunch Monday - Friday.

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Seaport District / South Boston Waterfront
This area has been expanding and becoming more and more popular, for good reason. Not surprisingly, the seaport district of South Boston is located beautifully along the water. The area is designed for easy strolling along the HarborWalk, and there are bars and restaurants for all ages and budgets. The Institute of Contemporary Art is located in this area in a contemporary building with an absolutely stunning deck overlooking the water. In the summer time there are Friday music concerts on the deck of the museum. Nearby, there are many green spaces to enjoy.
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