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Eastern Standard

528 Commonwealth Ave, Hotel Commonwealth, Boston, MA 02215-2606
+1 617-532-9100
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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528 Commonwealth Ave, Hotel Commonwealth, Boston, MA 02215-2606
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Reviewed 2 August 2015

very good food-bluefish as good as I have eaten. appealing sides. peach cobbler dessert delicious. Hard driving instrumentals that never ceased-'heard it through the grapevine' must have lasted 15 minutes--sound levels near 80 decibels--created total noise chaos in the restaurant-which likely appeals to the 20...More

Reviewed 31 July 2015

Rachel, the server, awesome. The food was delicious. I got the pork chop, and was really glad I did. I was a little nervous about some of the ingredients, but WOW, compliments to the chef! The drinks were really healthily poured and not overly expensive....More

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Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

Had brunch before a Red Sox game. The prices were too high compared to the quality and taste of the food. The service was ok too, but felt like I was burdening the waitress with my questions about the lackluster menu.

Thank RonS7144
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at the Commonwealth Hotel before a Red Sox game last week. We decided to dine at Eastern standard because of the convenience and the beautiful atmosphere of the bar and patio. The bar was very inviting and we quickly found...More

Thank Mamenard
Reviewed 28 July 2015

10 years in, Eastern Standard is still a gem, constantly improving. No better place for a quick bite/drinks before a Red Sox game.

Thank Matthew S
Reviewed 26 July 2015

Was our hotel dining room. Staff very friendly and food very good. Very busy in the evening as open to the public. Breakfast was particularly good value with lot of options.

Thank Isabel P
Reviewed 20 July 2015

We had breakfast two days here, all meals were great. The Continental breakfast was amazing. Our second day, the waitress from our first day came over to say hi, see how everything was, and how we were enjoying our stay in the middle of her...More

Thank Sarah T
Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

Great food in a comfortable and casual setting. The restaurant is beautiful and the service was great. Lunch was amazing, and we cannot wait to try dinner tomorrow.

Thank Keithsek
Reviewed 19 July 2015

Im the concierge at the W Hotel and wanted to take a second so say: "Thank you" on behalf of my guests. They havent stopped going on and on about the amazing service they recieved from you guys. They said the service, the food, especially...More

Thank leyani-leon
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

Beautiful restaurant. Pleasantly surprised to find the perfect cocktail perusing the bar's creative throwback cocktail menu. We over ordered apps, more cocktail refills, dinner and dessert. OK, I'm not a sharer when it comes to eating out but, I wanted to try everyone's dishes that...More

Thank ugojoema
Fenway / Kenmore
The Curse of the Bambino may have ended years ago, but
loyal Red Sox fans will continue to infiltrate this
home to historic Fenway Park, where you can find
victory banners, people yelling in stereotypical
Boston accents, and lots of sports bars. Located
within Kenmore Square, the old gas station Citgo sign
is another Boston skyline classic seen throughout the
city. In addition to a hectic and diehard sports
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Response from Palmersk2 | Reviewed this property |
It’s not, normal decent attire should suffice.
25 February 2016|
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Response from John_and_Michele | Reviewed this property |
I would call the restaurant. One of our party asked for gluten/free bread and was told there wasn't any. However, the server brought a little dish of some kind of cold marinated veggies that she was happy with.
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21 April 2015|
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Response from Karen W | Reviewed this property |
Agree about calling ahead and asking. It is a very large room, but crowded. Also, check and see if there are any events occurring that date because that makes a huge difference in boston. Graduations, marathons, Red Sox... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 528 Commonwealth Ave, Hotel Commonwealth, Boston, MA 02215-2606
    (Beacon Street)
  • Public Transportation: Kenmore Station T stop on the Green Line and Bus Routes 119, 193, 55, 57, 60, 65, 8, and CT1 into Kenmore Square
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Fenway / Kenmore
  • Neighbourhood: Fenway / Kenmore
  • Phone Number: +1 617-532-9100
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Hotel Commonwealth
Eastern Standard is an American Brasserie located in the heart of Kenmore Square, featuring a heated patio and the longest marble bar in Boston. At Eastern Standard we strive to re-create every guest’s expectations. As you enter the restaurant you will be warmly greeted by a staff whose main goal is to make your dining experience among the best you have ever had. Guests can depend on the eclectic wine list to be approachable and unpretentious. We offer a full bar featuring 61 delicious classic cocktails from around the world and Eastern Standard originals. From the house made Charcuterie to the warm and indulgent Butterscotch Bread Pudding, your dining experience at Eastern Standard will keep you coming back again and again!
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