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Smith & Wollensky - Boston Atlantic Wharf

#176 of 2,379 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
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294 Congress St, Atlantic Wharf Boston, Boston, MA 02210-1003 (Atlantic Avenue)
+1 617-778-2200
11:30 - 23:00
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Our second visit to a Smith and Wollensky's. This time in Boston. I wish there was one in New Jersey, but alas, we will ALWAYS seek out one when we travel. My husband had the Coco and Coffee encrusted Filet and I had the Filet Oscar! Both chef "specialties". A Tuna tartar appetizer, a side of cauliflower parmigiana and their... More 

Thank Haircutter1
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This restaurant is located overlooking the Boston Tea Party Museum. It is a large restaurant, somewhat lacking in atmosphere. The steaks were pretty good and cooked as ordered but the menu was quite pricey without any special wow factor. The service was attentive.

Thank Alan R
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With so many other great steakhouses in Boston, why would anyone come here? One reason may be the personnel, but other than that, save yourself (especially when spending so much money!). I wouldn't even know where to start; had to send back a drink- 3 TIMES! Food was ok, not great by any stretch. In my opinion, not worth the... More 

Thank GoodCustomer777
SmithandWollensky, General Manager at Smith & Wollensky - Boston Atlantic Wharf, responded to this review

We are so sorry that you didn't have an experience worthy of our reputation. I would welcome the opportunity to discuss your experience; please feel free to reach out to me at pbaker@swrg.com Again, my apologies and I look forward to hearing from you. Sincerely, Peter Baker, General Manager More 

Sao Bento Do Sul, SC
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129 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the best Smith & Wo's I've ever been. By far! It was really a memorable meal and service. The waitress was probably the best that ever waited on me. And meal, wow!!! Just fenomenal!

Thank Rafael G
SmithandWollensky, Manager at Smith & Wollensky - Boston Atlantic Wharf, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind feedback! We are so happy you enjoyed the experience. We hope to see you back soon. Feel free to contact me anytime for future reservations. Thanks again. Cheers, Peter Baker General Manager Smith & Wollensky, Atlantic Wharf 294 Congress St. @ Atlantic Wharf | Boston, MA 02210 P: 617-778-2200 | F: 857-277-1616 E:... More 

Gilbert, Arizona
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63 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An actor friend of ours recommended the place. We held a business dinner meeting there and were pleasantly surprised at the decor, the great service and the quality of steaks. One colleague remarked that it was the best steak he had ever eaten. My steak was perfect!

Thank Lawdrum
SmithandWollensky, General Manager at Smith & Wollensky - Boston Atlantic Wharf, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking your friend's recommendation! We hope that Smith and Wollensky Atlantic Wharf offers a modern and beautiful dining room that compliments our hospitality and prime steaks. We are so glad you enjoyed your experience and we hope to see you soon! Sincerely, Peter Baker, General Manager, pbaker@swrg.com More 

Bangkok, Thailand
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250 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were delighted with the steak meal here and like its juicy Porter House for two and love its smokey Black Angus steak. Both steak ate succulent, tasty and full of beef flavor. However compared to steak house in NYC we prefer the porter house at Wolfgang which is more juicy and taste much better. The one at atlantic location... More 

Thank Suwatss
New York City, New York
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant for a group dinner. As we were going to be a group of 20 were locked into a contracted rate of $150pp that was to include 2 drinks, choice of appetisers, entee and dessert. Upon arrival, while we were seated in a nice private dining area the service, quality of food, drinks and experience did not even... More 

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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

Ridiculously good! Food, as always, was impeccable. Started with the Rib-eye carpaccio and the Burrata. The bride got the Filet and I got the Rib-eye. Can't say enough about the quality of the food. We ended with sharing the bread pudding. The service was outstanding as well. Our favorite in the city. It is not cheap, but compared to other... More 

Thank tcohoon
Boston, Massachusetts
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35 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Smith & Wollensky is an extremly conducive dining experience. The food and well prepared presentation, Outstanding.

Thank 914gailr
Dover, NH
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84 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

We just happened upon this place when we were out on a Saturday afternoon after having been at an event in Boston. We had come on public transportation, so didn't have the hassle iof trying to park there. We were seated quickly as they had just opened for the day and I think we were the first ones through the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 48
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 294 Congress St, Atlantic Wharf Boston, Boston, MA 02210-1003
    (Atlantic Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-778-2200
Enjoy Waterfront Luxury at Our Second Boston Location. Join us at the newest Smith & Wollensky restaurant at 294 Congress Street. The location is part of Boston Properties’ prestigious Atlantic Wharf project located between the new Rose Kennedy Greenway and historic Boston Harbor. Offering a breathtaking waterfront view, the 10,000-square-foot space includes a full-service raw oyster bar. The outdoor patio, bar and lounge add to the restaurant's unique Harbor experience. The European-style exposition kitchen provides culinary entertainment while lush furnishings of wood and leather create a cozy and inviting interior retreat. The restaurant is open for both lunch and dinner.

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Staying in Downtown

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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 your camera ready to capture its peaceful beauty in the middle of a bustling city. Continue on through the Gardens and take in some open green space at the Boston Common, where you can spend time throwing a frisbee, sitting on a park bench, or, in the winter time, skating on the frog pond. Head north from the end of the Common to see the golden dome of the State House, and travel through government center to Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall, both a historic and popular destination worth a quick visit for a first time to Boston. Head to Long Wharf to visit the Aquarium, or catch a boat to Charlestown or even Cape Cod.
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