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Waterline

$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Downtown
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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296 State St, Boston Marriott Long Wharf, Boston, MA 2109 (Atlantic Avenue)
+1 617-227-3838
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Today
17:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 15:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 06:30 - 00:00
Mon - Fri 06:30 - 14:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 15:00
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East Falmouth, United States
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Over priced. Lobster bisque was not served as an appetizer and the waitress forgot until the end of the meal to bring it to us. It was watery, and tasted very fishy, as if it was not fresh. No lobster noted in the bisque. The quinoa that came with the salmon was bland and no flavor. They did assist us... More 

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Thank Pauline G
Norwood, Massachusetts
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136 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Waterline located in the Boston Marriott Long Wharf, offers classic New England fare made from the finest, locally-sourced ingredients. Nice views of the harbor and clean environment friendly service.

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Thank Davedog14
Bridgeport, Connecticut
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68 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We had the crispiest fried calamari ever. And with great flavors. Service was just fine and dandy. Same space served beautifully for late-night cocktails and for breakfast the next day.

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Thank Steeroyo
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

The food is good, fresh with local offerings. The service was friendly but slow. I wish some of the menu items on the room service menu were available in the restaurant.

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Thank Tiffany L
San Antonio
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45 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We found the food absolutely beautiful to look at. Unfortunately, what was missing was FLAVOR in dishes. Not worth the $50+ lunch tab for two soups, iced tea and a sandwich, the most flavorful item was the iced tea.

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Thank LenM
Chicago, Illinois
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Tasty brisket tacos and excellent service made for an enjoyable lunch! Had a hard time choosing what to eat, as there were several tempting choices. Happy with my decision and it was just enough.

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Thank lmg66
Boston, MA
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110 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016

At the Marriott Long Wharf for a conference, we were going to go out for dinner but the skies had opened, so we opted to eat in the hotel. It was early, and not very busy, so the service was most attentive. The burger was excellent; there is a very nice wine list from which to choose.

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Thank travelgman
Cornish
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

The food is good, but not the best in Boston. They serve until 11:00p.m. which proved helpful to us. The crab sliders are outstanding.

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Thank John B
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Breakfast 15 dollars and on up. Buffet was 25 dollars. Too pricey for breakfast for us. Food was good so we did do one breakfast here. We did small meal in evening and was very good and prices were more in line. Burgers 15 to 17 dollars. And very good.

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Thank Linda S
tapas26, General Manager at Waterline, responded to this review

Dear Linda S, We are delighted to hear you enjoyed our food. At Waterline, is our goal to offer our guests the best possible product at competitive prices. Our delicious breakfast buffet offers fresh pastries, seasonal fruits, cold cuts, made to order omelets and waffles and unlimited coffee and juices. For dinner time, our prices range from 10 dollars apps... More 

Raleigh, NC
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

The Waterline restaurant, part of the Marriott Long Wharf, is a very inviting place to get a drink and / or food. We recently stopped there and had drinks and appetizers after a long day of walking around the harbor front area. We had a nice table that looked out over the water and the park. Our server was very... More 

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Thank Evin4Me
tapas26, General Manager at Waterline, responded to this review

Dear Evin4Me, Thank you for your 5 star review! We are truly happy to hear that you had a positive experience with us. As you very well said, Waterline is the perfect place for a relaxing time after a long day walking around the harbor. Whenever you are back in the area please join us to try one of our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 15:00
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
06:30 - 00:00
06:30 - 14:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
06:30 - 00:00
06:30 - 14:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
06:30 - 00:00
06:30 - 14:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
06:30 - 00:00
06:30 - 14:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
06:30 - 14:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 296 State St, Boston Marriott Long Wharf, Boston, MA 2109
    (Atlantic Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Blue Line to the Aquarium T stop
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-227-3838
  • This restaurant is at Boston Marriott Long Wharf
Description
One of the new hotel restaurants in Boston, our diners are treated to views of the Boston Harbor while enjoying a menu featuring small plates, perfect for sharing bites as well as beautiful main courses. Unwind in our restaurant bar offering a variety of craft local beers, delicious wines, hand crafted cocktails and a very extensive bourbon/whiskey list.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Downtown

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Downtown
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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