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blu

#467 of 2,425 Restaurants in Boston}
$$$$American,
4 Avery St, Ritz-Carlton, Boston Common, Boston, MA 02111-1005
+1 617-375-8550
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
American, Contemporary
PRICE
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4 Avery St, Ritz-Carlton, Boston Common, Boston, MA 02111-1005
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Tables have stimulating views of Washington Street, alive with theaters, people, and city bustle.Tables are nestled along the curved glass windows. Service was fine and the food thoughtfully presented. Appetizers were high quality and seasonal: butternut and sweet potato soup, and mushroom empanadas. Entrees were...More

Thank RachelRaven
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Want a fun dinner on a Sat., night? Don't come here. Terrible service overcooked fish. My drink glass was empty for 20 minutes... no one bothered to even check in to see how our meal was. Restaurant was 1/2 full and no excuse for a...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Had a business lunch there with a friend at noon. The place was dead. Only one other couple in the entire space. The sun was so bright in the atrium style dining it was impossible to concentrate. Menu was limited, but the thing that turned...More

Thank Dr_GJK
Reviewed 24 September 2017

WE went to the bar for a couple of drinks and a few bites. The service was pretty good, however there should have been more than one bartender. She was super busy. I have seen more bartentenders with far less patrons at the bar. The...More

Thank Reginald R
Reviewed 16 September 2017

The food was excellent, the service very quick, and we enjoyed city views. Sirloin carpaccio, fig, goat cheese and prosciutto flatbread, beet salad, all excellent. My husband said his lamb dish was excellent as well. Our server from Brazil was very pleasant. This restaurant is...More

Thank LeverettGirl
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Nice place with good selection of breakfast and beverages located on same level as Equinox gym in Ritz Carlton building. Plenty of protein shakes and bars as well as freshly made egg sandwiches

Thank RobBflo1
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Blu has an upscale menu and charges accordingly, but the food we had was pretty mediocre - an acceptable USDA Choice steak, an acceptable pasta, a lamb that had gone through several freeze-thaw cycles, and a soggy flatbread. There was really nothing else to make...More

Thank MannyG2000
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Service was very good. Food was excellent. A trifle loud. I did not appreciate the flies that came around every so often.

Thank mremmt
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

This is a great restaurant located in the Ritz Catlton. Excellent combination of seafood and beef/lamb. Local striped bass was excellent. The accompanying olives and garnish was very good but a bit salty. Companions who had free range chicken and rack of lamb were very...More

Thank GEFromNH
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Our friends suggested this restaurant as it was close to the Boston Opera house. I had not been here for years but will be back soon. Very welcoming and were seated immediately. We received our waters and were presented a wine list, then waited over...More

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Nearby
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
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I don't really know I'm afraid - we went for an evening meal
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$40 - US$60
Cuisine
American, Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Monday
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
6:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Avery St, Ritz-Carlton, Boston Common, Boston, MA 02111-1005
    (Tremont & Washington)
  • Public Transportation: T: Green line to Boylston Street; Orange line to Chinatown; Red line to Park Street
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-375-8550
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