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Merengue Restaurant

156 Blue Hill Ave Ste 160, Boston, MA 02119-2119
+1 617-445-5403
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good20%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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Caribbean, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
156 Blue Hill Ave Ste 160, Boston, MA 02119-2119
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been eating at Merengue for years. Some of the best Dominican food in the Greater Boston area. Excellent food, service, and ambiance. I have taken family, friends, and have also organized dinners there for work. Prices are fairly reasonable. I'll be back soon.

Thank Jesse T
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

We waited an hour for our food and when we said something they were very rude and talked about us. We could understand them talking about us in spanish. We had to keep asking for water or any service. No waitress would Check on us....More

Thank stevenmejia2018
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

We started with the salami y queso appetizer platter. It is extremely good but be aware for those who are on a diet it is fried! It is a big plate as well so make sure to share and leave room for your entree. I...More

Thank Erica F
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

I often frequent this resturant or have it delivered. The food is amazing. The staff are super friendly and the Dominican Food is just seasoned well and always fresh.

Thank edithroxbury
Reviewed 19 June 2017

OK so I was happy b/c the food was delivered earlier than they said. I ordered the beef pastalitos, and the langosta (lobster) con creole sauce. White rice and beans. The food was good and flavorful. I won't lie for the price the portion was...More

Thank Ayanna H
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

This place is small but it packs a big punch. The dining room feels like you are back in the islands. The food is fantastic. A true representation. You will not be disappointed except maybe by the neighborhood it's in. But everything else is great....More

Thank Mercedez S
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

I had high hopes for my first visit. I ordered extra food in case I wasn't happy with my first choice. Although plentiful in quantity, the items I chose aren't that tasty. Beef patties: a little bland, nice portions for an appetizer. Rice and beans:...More

Thank Rina R
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

This was the first time I had been to Merengue. The sangria was strong and flavorful. I was extremely happy about that. The food portions are pretty large and everything was cooked well. The menu is pretty extensive and I'm excited to go back in...More

Thank Wanderlust1105
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Best food for Dominican cuisine. its not fancy but its great food. simple but awesome. arroz con habichuelas.tostones, fritura. all great! milkshakes are delicious. music playing, good atmosphere.

Thank Sirik C
Reviewed 11 January 2016

The restaurant's reputation precedes the quality of food and prices. The menu does have some variety , but there are local establishments with the same quality,or better. We had a salad which consisted of Romaine lettuce, a few tomatoes and not much more. The rice...More

Thank mcmalvarez
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 AM
10:00 AM - 10:00 AM
10:00 AM - 10:00 AM
10:00 AM - 10:00 AM
10:00 AM - 10:00 AM
10:00 AM - 10:00 AM
10:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 156 Blue Hill Ave Ste 160, Boston, MA 02119-2119
  • Public Transportation: Blue Hill Ave @ Julian St (45) Blue Hill Ave @ Clifford St (45) Blue Hill Ave @ W Cottage St (45)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Dorchester / Roxbury / Mattapan
  • Neighbourhood: Dorchester / Roxbury / Mattapan
  • Phone Number: +1 617-445-5403
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