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Mistral

#4 of 2,382 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
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223 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA 02116-5113 (between Berkeley & Clarendon)
+1 617-867-9300
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17:30 - 23:00
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Sun 10:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 17:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 23:00
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Carbondale, Colorado
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58 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice casual nowadays can include jeans and a clean shirt with or without a jacket. Mistral's ambience appears pretty formal but once you get beyond that you'll find a professional but relaxed staff. You have all the ingredients for a fine dinner...menu, wine list, service. My "black mussels" appetizer was extraordinary. The duck with mushroom risotto perhaps just too much... More 

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Thank jim1946no
Boston, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This may be the long-standing best restaurant in Boston. The food is outstanding, the wine list exhaustive and the service impeccable. You'll pay for it all, but well worth the treat.

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Thank phantomtraveler99
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The valet parking was really rude with my friend. The resturant was closing and we asked if we could leave the car there since the resturant was closing and he's replay was rude and it made us feel embarrassed in front of the other people that was leaving the resturant and saw what was going on. Besides that the resturant... More 

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Thank Bezer
Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We live in Boston and this is our go to place when we know we want a good meal, great service and ambience. Each time we are impressed by consistency of all of these year after year. Many restaurants go up and down with each but we never have to worry we won't be satisfied when we step in the... More 

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Thank Lisa B
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere was really nice and the staff was very accommodating. We wanted to share and the staff spilt everything in half for us!

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Thank Ying L
Boston, MA
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love the atmosphere at the Bar. Great Pizza and Apps and the ambiance is incredible. Lauren behind the Bar is Awesome and makes everything so much Better. Would definitely recommend Mistral for an Fun and Lively Evening!

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Thank SeekingNirvana
Boston, Massachusetts
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63 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mistral is a restaurant that is owned by the same corporation as Sorellina. I ate at Sorellina two days earlier, and given my Sorellina experience I was not looking forward to my visit. In retrospect, the experience was fine. The negatives are that it is loud and on the expensive side. The positives are that the space is nice and... More 

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Thank Jeff P
The Netherlands
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75 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I decided to have dinner and chose Mistral due to the high ranking in TripAdvisor. The starter ravioli crab was very nice but the pizza was ok, average at best. Overall a bit disappointed but certainly a place I would recommend

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Thank Marketdata
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of a favorite meeting restaurant, amazing wines, hallucinating Lamp chops and one comment, they will stay open to serve you and pamper you to the end...

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Thank Carminecolarusso
Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The brunch here is delicious. I love the cinnamon rolls and the crispy bacon. The benedict is amazing. The sauce is perfect. Great atmosphere for dining. The drinks are superb. I always see alot of private events there so it's quite popular. Romantic but I use to always take my kids there too. Definitely good for desserts too.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$35 - US$80
Cuisine
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
Monday
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 223 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA 02116-5113
    (between Berkeley & Clarendon)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighbourhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 617-867-9300

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Back Bay

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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 weather, restaurant patio seating is packed with Bostonians and tourists alike soaking up the sunshine and enjoying the food. Commonwealth Ave offers a beautiful stroll down residential tree-lined streets. Keep walking towards the Charles River and enjoy a beautiful view by the water. In warmer months, people run and bike on paths running along the esplanade, and sail and kayak on the Charles River. Boylston street, also full of shops, bars, and restaurants, is the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Head towards Copley Square and check out the Boston Public Library, which is particularly beautiful from the Dartmouth street entrance.
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