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Parker's Restaurant

#84 of 2,392 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
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60 School St, Omni Hotel, Boston, MA 02108-4109 (Tremont St.)
+1 617-725-1600
06:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 06:30 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 23:00
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Houston, Texas
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113 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We dined, almost by ourselves, on a Tuesday in May. Very quiet with great service, wine and seafood. The wife had the lobster greatly prepared and presented so you only needed a fork to eat it. I had the scallops which were equally good. The wine list was fine and moderately priced. We had the Boston Crème Pie but tasted... More 

Thank dkroon99
Toronto, Canada
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165 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Met a friend for breakfast at 9:30 am on a Saturday. We opted for this place because they took reservations. There may be better breakfast/brunch spots but they are crowded on weekends and we didn't want to wait in a line! Service here was prompt, friendly and efficient. He kept the coffee flowing, ehich was greatly appreciated! We each ordered... More 

Thank yygrrl
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I could not handle the loud people in the Parker's restaurant. So, I found that at the time; the Parker's Bar was quieter (still louder than it should be). The other patrons were between their bouts of spastically bellowing at the television and I popped in and ordered a meal to go. The bartender was considerate and brought it to... More 

Thank SWEngineer
Manchester, United States
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love the interiors! The meal we had was delicious and what can I say about the Boston Cream pie?? It is the best!! No one can make it better!

Thank Clarissa G
Houston, Texas
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a nice dinner at the Parker House, made famous by JFK, dinner rolls and Boston Creme Pie, which is cake btw. Francesco did a very nice job serving us. There is a nice iPad display of JFK history too in the lobby. We enjoyed beautifully cooked scallops and charcuterie board. The atmosphere is so elegant be sure not... More 

Thank alikat92
New York City, New York
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a nice, quiet dinner at Parker's Restaurant that started with martinis and Parker House Rolls (YUM). The salads, french onion soup, and lamb were delicious! Followed by another martini and Boston Creme Pie. To top it off, we called weeks in advance to reserve the infamous table that JFK and Jackie O got engaged at. Wonderful restaurant -... More 

Thank lm808605
Southern Pines, North Carolina
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter and I enjoyed dinner here before the symphony. We were able to take advantage of the price fixe menu as a result of our early arrival. The Parkerhouse rolls were served hot out of the oven and were amazing! We both had the steak with vegetables and fingerling potatoes. The steak was tender and cooked to perfection. We... More 

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Ridgefield, Connecticut
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Head to Parker's restaurant for a taste of their famous Boston Cream Pie. My family and I went at 3:00. We had tea and shared a cream pie. It was a great last stop before our journey home. Beautiful hotel and setting.

Thank Tiffany Z
Dunedin, Florida
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3 reviews
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

If you are in Boston, this is a must! The hotel has such a long, amazing American history. The food is wonderful, the service is impeccable and the Boston cream pie is to die for. Don't leave Boston without dining here.

Thank Peg L
Denver, Colorado
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68 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I came to Parker's because I had heard a rumor they sold the best Boston creme pies in the area. When I arrived, I was instantly charmed by the old, historic vibe of the hotel, but found the Boston creme pie I ordered to be just pretty good — maybe not Boston's best. Definitely worth a try though!

Thank Topography_Traveler

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60 School St, Omni Hotel, Boston, MA 02108-4109
    (Tremont St.)
  • Public Transportation: Green Line & Red Line to Park Street. Blue Line & Orange Line to State Station.
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-725-1600
Located inside the Omni Parker House in downtown Boston, Parker's Restaurant is your destination for fine dining in Boston. Our Executive Chef, Gerry Tice celebrates nostalgic cuisine with contemporary flair at the birthplace of Boston Cream Pie, the Parker House Roll and Boston Scrod. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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