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The Butcher Shop

) #425 of 2,418 Restaurants in Boston $$ - $$$ , American
552 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02118-3717
+1 617-423-4800
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“charcuterie” (21 reviews)
“cured meats” (8 reviews)
“pates” (7 reviews)
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Wine Bar, American
$$ - $$$
552 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02118-3717
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is a nice small restaurant. We enjoyed our meal, my steak was perfect and my wife's lamb chops were perfect. One warning, limited menu, so check before make reservations.

Thank Mert B
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Great place with an excellent selection of meats and delicacies. Worthwhile a stop over to sample the goods.

Thank Taosmeister
Reviewed 14 June 2017

In addition to being a restaurant, this location is a butcher shop during the day. The dry-aged beef is fabulous. Also wonderful are the pate' and cured meats made onsite.

Thank Jackey911
Reviewed 9 June 2017

This is a kinda different experience as it is super casual but the food is well prepared and anything but casual. Four men had different steaks and each raved. Drink beer the wine prices are stupid even for Boston.

Thank Anthony P
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Had dinner with daughter and friend here. We ordered, among other things, the pate and terrine. The pate was so good I came back the next day and bought a pound for a small cocktail party at my daughter's place. I have had pate all...More

Thank MomWaller
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Barbara Lynch's Butcher shop is a small and inviting spot for lunch, dinner and especially for weekend brunch. There is an enticing array of house-made salumi, a small pasta selection (the tagliatelle Bolognese is fantastic) and a collection of pristinely executed sandwiches. At brunch I...More

Thank Lyn_Farmer
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed a first date there tonight. Food was all wonderful, service was great, decor was pleasant. Would absolutely recommend.

Thank Butterfly_In_A_Jar
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Made a reservation the last day of restaurant week, 2017. Heard a lot about the restaurant, and have been at other Barbara Lynch restaurants, but never dined here. Overall, a very nice experience. Restaurant was busy but service was attentive and accommodating. Liked their restaurant...More

Thank BklineTraveller
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

The Butcher Shop offers a fabulous weekend lunch in the South End. The atmosphere is great. The service is great. The bartender was helpful and available, without being overbearing. My friend and I stopped in for a quick bite before going to the Boston Ballet....More

Thank mrsiss
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The only challenge is finding a table as the restaurant is small Very hip little spot in the south -end. The food is fantastic. They have great cold cuts and cheese too. and a very good wine list. Service is always impeccable. The place is...More

Thank Travelerob
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Wine Bar, American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 552 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02118-3717
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > South End
  • Neighbourhood: South End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-423-4800
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