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Brasserie JO

120 Huntington Ave, The Colonnade Hotel, Boston, MA 02116-5730
+1 617-424-7000
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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French, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
120 Huntington Ave, The Colonnade Hotel, Boston, MA 02116-5730
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's difficult to imagine that a restaurant with overpriced entrees and such poor service would remain in business in any other location. Even with 3 large hotels, the Prudential Center AND Hynes convention center within one block, the restaurant was nearly empty on a Thursday...More

Thank md115
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I had brunch while staying at the Colonnade next door and it was superb. She raved about the gluten-free toast. I got the breakfast buffet and everything was excellent. The buffet came with a pot of really extraordinary coffee and offered eggs,...More

Thank cabdella
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Looking forward to a great French breakfast. Seated at the window, excellent coffee, wonderful orange juice - THEN we are told that the kitchen is being renovated and only a limited buffet is available. The buffet did not even live up to the Hampton Inn...More

Thank collismom
Reviewed 21 April 2018

We have eaten here many times and have loved the food, bar and ambiance. We ate here on a Saturday evening and started, as usual, at the bar. I am happy to report that the martinis are still incredible and the service excellent. For dinner,...More

Thank Jack T
Reviewed 9 April 2018

We had a wonderful dinner at Brasserie Jo. The atmosphere was casual yet elegant. The service was outstanding and the food, wine and cocktails were delicious!

Thank Christina S
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

I went there to meet a colleague and was impressed with their attentive (but not overbearing) service. Great food and location!

Thank Karie R
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Went yesterday for beakfast, it was not full. Waitress took 13’ for the order; forgot the eggs!!!!!!! It is like you vanished, they were short on people. But that is NOT na excuse for a $70 bill...

Thank Pablo C
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

A vibrant bar with an impressive French-focused wine list. However the pour comes in the cheapest wine glass a restaurant can offer. So sad.

Thank leemstewart
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

While staying at Colonnade hotel at Back Bay, I ordered food for kids and myself multiple times and it was delivered from Brasserie Jo. We tried breakfast every day and dinner and items were well prepared and reasonably priced. We loved the food and the...More

Thank Krish C
Reviewed 3 April 2018

A great asset is it's location. It is the nicest restaurant close to Symphony Hall. We went to dinner before a show. The food selection is excellent. The wine list is good. The service was OK.

Thank HLKC
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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Karen A
4 July 2017|
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Response from cleo214 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, nice casual seemed the norm that evening.
Karen A
4 July 2017|
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Response from JustBobProvidence | Reviewed this property |
I would think that's ok. I would probably go with a collared shirt and no sandals or flip flops.
6 May 2015|
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Response from Keith M | Reviewed this property |
The Scallops are generally pan seared, the same with the Salmon.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 11:30 PM
6:30 AM - 12:00 AM
6:30 AM - 12:00 AM
6:30 AM - 12:00 AM
6:30 AM - 12:00 AM
6:30 AM - 1:30 AM
7:00 AM - 1:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Huntington Ave, The Colonnade Hotel, Boston, MA 02116-5730
    (West Newton)
  • Public Transportation: Green line - Prudential
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighbourhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 617-424-7000
  • E-mail
Home to one of the most authentic Boston restaurants, Brasserie JO is happy to offer flavorful cuisine and carefully-crafted dishes from the direction of world-renowned direction of Chef Jean Joho. Embracing the style and cuisine of a French brasserie, Brasserie JO, offers a menu full of light snacks and fuller meals that will please even the most discerning diner. Whether you're interested in a light breakfast before exploring the wonder of our surrounding neighborhood or are looking for a romantic dinner before a night out on the town, you won't find a similar sophisticated atmosphere and savory plates at other restaurants in Boston, MA. Immerse yourself into Uncle Hansi's Onion Tart, Hanger Steak, Pomme Frites and Coq au Vin to be paired with an extensive beer and wine list that other restaurants in Boston cannot compete with. From special occasions to an everyday meal, when you eat at Brasserie JO, a chosen destination among places to eat in Boston, you'll be greeted by unmatched service, the freshest plates and a meal that satisfies every taste bud.
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