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MET Back Bay

279 Dartmouth St, Boston, MA 02116-2805
+1 617-267-0451
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Overview
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (48 reviews)
“burger” (61 reviews)
“avocado toast” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
279 Dartmouth St, Boston, MA 02116-2805
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1 - 10 of 347 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited with friends while we were in the Back Bay area. We had visited a few years ago and decided to return. The menu has certainly changed however, it still has a number of items and a wide variety. The waitstaff was attentive and met...More

Thank Off2seetheworld13
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very good gem of an eatery right off Newbury Street. Build your own Bloody Mary was a highlight but the food was the star of the show.

Thank stevevavrek
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Spent a day all over Boston and finished off the night with drinks and dessert! The Brûlée Banana Split was pretty tasty!

Thank Robin03448
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were starving and stumbled upon this place while window shopping. Being on a ketogenic diet, it's sometimes difficult to find a suitable restaurant. The ham and cheese bar was perfect. I only gave four stars because the inside is a little dark and funky....More

Thank crocHuntress
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Plenty to choose from with ample servings. Waitress could have been more friendly. Didn't follow through and at this high end place that was disappointing. Ambience very good with a higher noise level. Overall decided on a Four.

Thank Chaucer39
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hostess evidently kept leaving her outdoor post as we, and many others after us, walked downstairs and wandered to be told by a wait staff yo go back upstairs to see the hostess. Once seated, we were bounced between two waiters but the one...More

Thank Annie P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dropped in this indoor-outdoor eatery in great location with interesting menu. Hostess was completely emotionless, no biggie, but after a 15 minute wait at our table at 2:15pm, a waiter ran up and said something inaudible. He returned 10 minutes later, rushing as if he...More

Thank atopel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This review is based on drinks only. We stopped here for a drink while we waited for our table at the Saltie Girl restaurant next door. The service was fast and friendly but we all commented on how dark and gloomy it was. My daughter...More

Thank William S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had brunch at MET and the food was delicious. If it is a nice day, the outdoor dining area is lovely. Although on a busy street, if you are sitting in the lower area, you really don't notice the foot or car traffic. In...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The worst service we had in over 2 weeks holiday in the US. They only let us sit in a table under the sun while there were a lot free in the patio under umbrellas (another family was sit there after 20 minutes). I asked...More

Thank Lelecapurso
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Back Bay
Wander around this quintessential neighborhood in the
heart of Boston for high-end shops, restaurants, and
the feeling of city bustle. Its most identifiable
skyscrapers, the Prudential Center and John Hancock
Tower, are highlights of the city skyline. Visit
Newbury street to explore unique and trendy boutiques
– as well as every other kind of store imaginable –
all housed in beautiful brownstone buildings. In nice
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Twinmom14
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Response from Melissa P | Reviewed this property |
It depends which T you need but the green line is 5min or less in Copley Sq
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 21:00
Monday
08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 23:00
Thursday
08:00 - 23:00
Friday
08:00 - 00:00
Saturday
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 279 Dartmouth St, Boston, MA 02116-2805
    (Newbury Street)
  • Public Transportation: Green Line T Stop is Copley
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighbourhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 617-267-0451
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