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Bastille Kitchen

49 Melcher St, Boston, MA 02210-1514
+1 617-556-8000
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“steak frites” (11 reviews)
“flatbread” (9 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 22:00 Hours
French, European
49 Melcher St, Boston, MA 02210-1514
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My wife and I visited for dinner celebrating our anniversary. Hostess was friendly and personable. Wait staff was excellent. Pan seared red snapper was outstanding with a vierge sauce. As was my wife's steak which was cooked med rare. Oh and we were treated to...More

Thank RIVER416
Reviewed 25 February 2018

The food was competently executed classic French. Nothing wowed me, but the entrees were adequate, if overpriced. The only big misstep was the bread--if you're going to serve croissants at a French restaurant, they better be authentic. These were some Costco nonsense they had briefly...More

1  Thank MarieFan992018
Reviewed 4 February 2018

We ate there with friends on a Saturday night. I was surprised that the restaurant was not busier. I had fish as did one of my friends, my husband had a bouillabaisse, and I honestly cannot remember what the fourth person had. The fish was...More

1  Thank Firespirit_01536
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

This place was great French dining! Went there on a double date and this place did not disappoint. This place isn't cheap, but everything that we ordered was great. The server (Paul I believe) made great wine recommendations, and timed everything perfectly for us. Our...More

1  Thank Angel R
Reviewed 21 December 2017

I visited Bastille Kitchen on a work outing with my co-workers (group of 9 for reference). The sales rep who took us out is an avid eater and ordered a lot of food, bare with me as I review it all! In short, the food...More

2  Thank shel90shocked
Reviewed 4 December 2017

We stopped at Bastille Kitchen for cocktails on a Saturday and Bastille Kitchen did not disappoint! It has a great atmosphere with hip music piped throughout. The design and architecture are also very cool. In the bar area, there are couches and chairs that are...More

2  Thank FionaHematoma
Reviewed 12 November 2017

We very much enjoyed our visit to this large, trendy restaurant in South Boston.We had a very good charcuterie platter to start, excellent halibut and very good lamb.The desserts were also very good. They had some interesting, creative cocktails and a large, pricey wine list....More

1  Thank 999wanderlust
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I met some old work friends for dinner last night at Bastille Kitchen. It was my first visit, but it will not be my last. The cocktails were tasty and the new Fall menu was so good I did not know what to order. The...More

1  Thank Karen J
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Have been here several times. The food is always outstanding, the service can be slow/uneven. Maybe it's trying to be too French. I had a reservation for a group once for a birthday dinner and we had several people stuck in traffic. The hostess gave...More

Thank Bos7474
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

This French restaurant is located in the Fort Point section of South Boston. It is located in a large and attractive space. Service is quite good, but the main attraction is a varied menu with truly excellent food. Fine options exist for vegetarians as well...More

1  Thank Mark P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Melcher St, Boston, MA 02210-1514
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Seaport District / South Boston Waterfront
  • Neighbourhood: Seaport District / South Boston Waterfront
  • Phone Number: +1 617-556-8000
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