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Grill 23 & Bar

161 Berkeley St, Boston, MA 02116-5108
+1 617-542-2255
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (363 reviews)
“aged ribeye” (31 reviews)
“twin filets” (11 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
161 Berkeley St, Boston, MA 02116-5108
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Reviewed 23 May 2015

What can I say? I am a simple man and Grill 23 does it for me. I love the classic design, old school service, top notch wine list, and steaks which are out of this world. This visit was no exception. A bottle of Paradigm...More

Thank q2bruiser
Reviewed 23 May 2015 via mobile

My seafood preference causes me to feel vaguely criminal when we dine at a top steakhouse, but the Sashimi-quality Tuna entree at Grill 23 was terrific this week. So also was our guest's Soft Shell Crab special. Grill 23 is a noble Boston steakhouse, and...More

1  Thank Gyrfalcn
Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

We went with a group of 8 to celebrate a graduation. Really good macaroni and cheese side dish, everyone loved their steaks, great mushrooms. Very expensive

Thank Cayla C
Reviewed 17 May 2015

I've been living in Boston for a year, so I don't know what took me so long to find Grill23, my new favourite place for dinner. This classic, authentic chicago style steakhouse rivals anything I've had out west. Come hungry, the portions are huge. Executive...More

Thank arikkatzenberg2014
Reviewed 13 May 2015

Heard about this place from Mr. Wonderful on Shark Tank and assumed it was great as he knows good food and wine. Perhaps the steaks are great, one guest had Filet Mignon and said it was good, but not as good as Capitol Grille, and...More

Thank member60763
Reviewed 11 May 2015 via mobile

ambiance is very nice, food is nice but not romantic place. Pricy and good for business dinner. It is located in Arlington

Thank Taner598
Reviewed 9 May 2015 via mobile

Cheap food for high $!!! You can get a better steak ( ribeye) at The Golden Corral! The loudest restaurant I v ever been to!! My wallet is hurting as well as my taste buds!!! In 10 years , the worce restaurant I have been...More

Thank Linda N Mike M
Reviewed 2 May 2015

The evening started out great - met friends on the downstairs bar before dinner. window seat, excellent waiter, good (but $$) martini. It went downhill after that...upstairs for dinner... expecting elegance, Huh ? Why is there a TV bar up here ? It was SO...More

1  Thank ruth m
Reviewed 1 May 2015

We loved this place. The steak was cooked perfectly. My wife is picky and she said it was the best steak she has eaten. The service was great to. Yes, its loud and they squeeze tables in every inch of the room, but ignore that...More

Thank Lexer75
Reviewed 29 April 2015

I stumbled into the Grill 23 & bar while at the finishline of the Boston Marathon for lunch. Wow is this place wonderful. Not only were the staff world class, and they were! So was the food and wine, with an outstanding presentation. Now listen,...More

Thank MarathonManiac1
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28 September 2016|
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Response from gnaff9093 | Reviewed this property |
It would be best to look up this information on their website. If Sunday hours are not listed then check the website for a phone number and give them a call. 'Sometimes' if Sunday hours are not listed on the website, it... More
31 August 2016|
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Yes, I think you will be pleased. The staff is very attentive. We were a party of 8 on the second floor corner and it felt private and quiet. It's a boisterous restaurant so you may want to express your desire for a quieter... More
12 April 2015|
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Response from jmdubarry | Reviewed this property |
Agreed business casual. No jeans or shorts common sense dress to a great experience.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 50 - US$ 80
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 161 Berkeley St, Boston, MA 02116-5108
    (Stuart Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighbourhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 617-542-2255
  • E-mail
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