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) #403 of 2,408 Restaurants in Boston $$$$ American, Italian,
4 Avery St, Ritz-Carlton, Boston Common, Boston, MA 02111-1005
+1 617-375-8550
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Italian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
4 Avery St, Ritz-Carlton, Boston Common, Boston, MA 02111-1005
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great restaurant located in the Ritz Catlton. Excellent combination of seafood and beef/lamb. Local striped bass was excellent. The accompanying olives and garnish was very good but a bit salty. Companions who had free range chicken and rack of lamb were very...More

Thank GEFromNH
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our friends suggested this restaurant as it was close to the Boston Opera house. I had not been here for years but will be back soon. Very welcoming and were seated immediately. We received our waters and were presented a wine list, then waited over...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Blu isn't a run of the mill restaurant. They offer a good selection of items you won't find elsewhere. Dinner for 2 was over $100; we had appetizers, mains, and wine so the bill was not a surprise. Our server was excellent--we never waited and...More

Thank Steve J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been at blu over a business dinner. Nice view of downtown Boston and very sophisticated menu, great service!

Thank Moreno_chicago
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Had an early dinner with another couple. Seated right away, great table overlooking Washington Street. Plenty of space between the tables, and the server was right there as soon as we were seated. Very helpful helping us choose wines and dinner. We tried the tapas...More

Thank thorgan
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Enjoyed a very nice birthday dinner at Blu. Service was quick and friendly. The menu had plenty of options for apps and entrees. The Barbados Old Fashioned from the bar was delicious. It's a small place so I would recommend making a reservation. You will...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Went for Boston Dine Out. Only one person had option and enjoyed but not especially impressed. No vegetarian option on Dine Out at all so had to order a la carte menu. Vegetarian dish was okay but not very exciting. Two others had burgers which...More

1  Thank robroy18
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We had a one pm reservation for lunch. We literally had to locate the hostess to be seated. The restaurant was nearly empty and there were numbers of staff flitting about making no attempt to help. We were seated in a terrific room overlooking part...More

1  Thank Chudsy9
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We had tickets to the Opera House, so we picked blu because of its location. Service was excellent. Food was wonderful. Good selection of entrees. On the smaller, more quaint, size, so get a reservation. Does have window seating that one could look out onto...More

Thank JR_Kemet
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Our meal was very mediocre and blah. Everything was the same color and texture. The restaurant has gone downhill since our last visit. Would not give it another chance.

Thank rizadorojo
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
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What are the favorite lunch options people order?
11 May 2016|
Response from AlanKit | Reviewed this property |
I don't really know I'm afraid - we went for an evening meal
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$60
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Business meetings
Open Hours
07:00 - 19:30
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Avery St, Ritz-Carlton, Boston Common, Boston, MA 02111-1005
    (Tremont & Washington)
  • Public Transportation: T: Green line to Boylston Street; Orange line to Chinatown; Red line to Park Street
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-375-8550
  • E-mail
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