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MET Back Bay

279 Dartmouth St, Boston, MA 02116-2805
+1 617-267-0451
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“brunch” (50 reviews)
“avocado toast” (13 reviews)
“burger” (37 reviews)
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American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
279 Dartmouth St, Boston, MA 02116-2805
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1 - 10 of 362 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice bartender and attentive service. I didn't eat here, but my daughter had a salmon salad which was good, but a bit expensive.

Thank vstarnes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place have an amazing outside sitting and 2 indoor bars, I ordered the mushroom flatbread and it was good but I couldn’t even go through half of it, this is how much heavy it was, the main entree was the Zaater kebab and I...More

Thank Lansi G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for breakfast today and found this to be a real pleasure. The upstairs area is like walking into an old-school bar with leather seats and a full bar. The food was very good - we had the full American and the red,white and...More

Thank nlloyd007
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

He had a good time at the MET. Food was very good, service good, a bit slow. Had a great Nutella French Toast , was super good. My husband fruit and yogurt, very nice.

Thank marce v
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

This is my second time to the restaurant during my business trip to Boston. Again, the setting and food do not disappoint me and my client - located on the center of Boston, having well prepared medium rare filet mignon, and delicious deserts along with...More

Thank james z
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We attempted to have breakfast here today. There were a total of six guests and more than six staff Despite that they managed to deliver terrible service. The individual who claimed to be the manager was completely incompetent; and that probably explains the dire state...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We had a lovely welcome, nice seating outside in the lower terrace and food was fab, however it was somewhat overshadowed by witnessing the manager/supervisor being very rude and abrupt to his staff. 2 girls were at the outside till (we were sat opposite in...More

Thank JJUk2011
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

The waitress was very formal. I ordered the burger and was a little afraid when I bit into it and found it was raw. I didn’t finish the rest for fear of food poisoning. The waitress didn’t ask me how I wanted it cooked, but...More

Thank A Professional H
Reviewed 14 September 2017

My friends and I aren't the type to complain about food, but we were very disappointed. My friend received cold poached eggs and ended up sending them back. When she got back a new plate her poached eggs were over cooked and covered in very...More

Thank Erica P
Reviewed 13 September 2017

At the end of a long day of sightseeing, we came upon the Met. A lovely warm welcome from our hostess and we were quickly shown to our table. They do a great menu, with good food served promptly - the New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc...More

Thank John L
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
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5 June 2015|
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Response from Melissa P | Reviewed this property |
It depends which T you need but the green line is 5min or less in Copley Sq
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 279 Dartmouth St, Boston, MA 02116-2805
    (Newbury Street)
  • Public Transportation: Green Line T Stop is Copley
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighbourhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 617-267-0451
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