Abby Park
Abby Park

Abby Park

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.abbypark.com/
  • Phone: 617-696-8700
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Tony Derienzo
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Cypress Catering Company is the latest venture from acclaimed Chef
    Tony DeRienzo. With an impressive twenty years of experience in the hospitality industry, Chef Tony DeRienzo is utilizing his seasoned skills to expand his culinary repertoire. Cypress Catering Company is a full service private and corporate caterer for all occasions in the greater Boston area
    and beyond. For menus and more details, go to www.cypresscateringcompany.com.
  • Private Party Facilities: At Abby Park, we believe the essential ingredients to create a perfect event are delicious cuisine, flawless service and a relaxed ambiance. Abby Park can host your private meeting or social get together in one our chic private rooms.

    If you are interested in celebrating a special occasion outside of your home, we can accommodate up to 50 people in our private Adams Room and, for parties greater than 50, we work closely with the Milton Hoosic Club to cater your event at their facilities; ensuring your event is special and memorable.
  • Private Party Contact: Sirena Melton 6176968700

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Franklin
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Parking can be found behind the building in office building parking lot. Limited parking is available on the street and at Dolan Funeral Home.
A word from Abby Park
Abby Park, conveniently located at East Milton Square, specializes in modern American cuisine featuring the best in fine ingredients and seafood. The first restaurant in Milton, MA with a full bar since the 1800's, Abby Park is the perfect location for special events or spontaneous gathering. The Adams room is available for private functions of up to 35 people. Fully customizable with a conference telephone and easily hidden plasma television, the Adams room is ideal for personal or business events.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerNeigborhood Gem
Abby Park reviews from OpenTable diners
76 reviews since June 3, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.3
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4.1
    Noise LevelModerate
94% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (54)special occasion (26)fit for foodies (25)good for groups (23)great for brunch (18)romantic (17)vibrant bar scene (16)notable wine list (12)kid-friendly (11)hot spot (10)great for lunch (9)late-night find (2)Show More
  • Great brunch
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    we wanted a quiet spot for two, and Abby Park fit the bill. Good food, good service, easy to talk.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very solid, great service
    MIckJVIP
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    Had the roasted cod and it was one of the best seafood dishes I have had in a while. All dishes well prepared and fresh ingredients.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Our first time and a great meal
    Jeff57
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    Abby Park was recommended by a friend who ate there previously. We met Jeff the manager who knew it was our first visit, and he was very entertaining and helpful with menu choices. Overall a great night out, great food, ambiance, wait staff!!!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • late sept dining
    qcyf00die
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    I really enjoyed the brussel sprouts side and the steak quesadilla app. and fortunately due to saving some of the latter for next day lunch -had room for the scrumptious chocolate truffle dessert. I've already mentioned this great meal to several friends!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012VIP
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Our second time here, food great both times, definitely will be back
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Cheryl
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Always consistent ! Very good all around restaurant - great addition to Milton - they do a great job!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great date night
    sheazolias
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Enjoyed our date night at Abby Park! Our waitress was very personable and let us pace our meal slowly, wine then app then dinner, we didn't feel rushed in the least! The wine was amazing, the tuna app was super delicious and our entrees were cooked to perfection! Overall just the night out we needed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Impressed.
    Southdown
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    From some of the reviews I had read on Yelp I was really impressed with Abby Park. Food was amazing. Sure a couple of hiccups in service but waitress was accommodating and manager was ever present checking on tables. We will be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Milton
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Good selection of food choices and staff where very nice. It was just too loud and smokey from the grill.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Consistent High Quality Food
    Simpleguyx2
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Never a bad meal at Abbey Park. Short ribs and pasta were supreme. Portion of wine was not a good value.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • No Standards Whatsoever!
    StartFresh
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    Dirty glasses. Water splashed over us and big pond left on floor. Food terrible. Go to the Marketplace Cafe just around the corner - far superior in every way. Anyone who knows anything about good restaurants should not enter this place. I can't believe that it passed the standards of certain food and travel organizations. It is frightening to think how low the American standards are. Appalling!
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    I order the short rib from the restaurant week menu, it came with two tiny piece of pork - about 1 square inches and a little bit over half inches thick. This is my worst restaurant week experience and I won't go back again.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Birthday Party
    Telguy1
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    Had a family birthday dinner and the food was excellent. Service was terrific and the food was served hot and all at the same time. There were 8 people at the table and there was room to add a couple more people. The dining room is around the bar. It was a Sunday so the bar was quiet. Overall it was a nice experience!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Brunch for 8
    GailVIP
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    Service, Food and atmosphere was wonderful. 8 neighborhood pals from childhood meet for brunch. Waitress was attentive food was excellent it was a cozy spot for a Sunday afternoon gathering. Can't wait to return for dinner
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food & ambiance
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Wife & I checked this place out for the first time during restaurant week. We're new residents in the South Shore area and it was great to find another restaurant that has a great sense of ambiance, good food, and a relaxed environment.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Jake
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    As my ratings indicate, this is a good restaurant. No real complaints but nothing to write home about. Server was curt and gave the attitude of impatience yet did her job. Calamari and lobster dip appetizers were delicious. Wine and Cocktail lists are creative (especially Abby-tini) and reasonable. The Salmon entree was (as in sushi) undercooked but the server did offer to return it to the kitchen. Meanwhile, the chicken was a bit overcooked yet sauces and the sides were good. The atmosphere is upbeat, the portions are adequate and the prices are good. The location is great and there is usually space in their parking lot in the rear or on the street. So, I will definitely return.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • impressed
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    Impressed by both the food and the service. It was our first time but certainly will not be the last.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely dining experience
    Mots
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    Our server was attentive, friendly, and willing to make sure that our experience was top notch. The food and wine were excellent, and the ambiance added to the positive experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pretty good.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    Cocktails which were delicious, smaller than in most restaurants. We split crab cakes for an app - very good, but nothing extraordinary. I ordered panko crusted salmon, available in a gluten-free option. It arrived with no panko crust (silly me, I assumed they would use the gluten-free panko bread crumbs available at any major grocery store). The salmon was perfectly cooked and flavorful but the aioli was overwhelming. Veggies and potatoes were a bit overcooked. Husband had filet mignon which was good, exactly what you'd expect. Each dish had a dominant flavor that didn't allow the subtle interplay I usually expect in a nicer restaurant. Busboy wasn't sure whether to clear silverware with app plates, waiter never offered dessert menu.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Not bad but expensive
    Bigsnaxx
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    The menu has some nice items but its all priced as if the restaurant were in downtown boston and not in E Milton Sq. Chicken saltemboca was good but chicken was dry. Risotto was the star of the dish. It was topped with a salad which didnt quite understand. Salad became wilted from the heat from the chicken.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    We had a great dinner at Abby Park. Parking was a pain, since we were not familar with the area, we did not know we could park in the lot behind building. The beet salad as really good, and large enough for us to share. We both enjoyed our entrees...I had teh seared scallops, and my companion had the skinny salmon. Both were very well prepared. Service was fine, if not a little too attentive, as it was a quiet weeknight. We did have to ask if there were specials.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Late afternoon lunch
    RosebudVIP
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    My husband and I took our grandson to lunch here. We all love Abby Park, even the 10 yr old who could have opted for McDonalds!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Count on it
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012VIP
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    Since there aren't many restaurants that really excite my tastebuds in the Milton area, I am glad that this place was available when I was trying to find a good brunch option. The sweet potato short rib hash and the friend french toast were tasty treats.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Annie
    Annie
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    food fantas. codfish entre unique great value no need drive to city wine list needs upgrade more choices part reds.this is the best moderate priced rest i have ever eaten in
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent place
    fireman0815
    Dined on 7/9/2014
    Had a great time and excellent food.Been to Abby Park several times and have never had a bad time.The beer is ice cold,attentive service and the wait staff is always nice,friendly.Great lighting,comfortable atmosphere.I love the pizza.The last time I went was the first time I sat and had dinner.Usually we just end up at the bar and have lots of laughs.Everyone around is always friendly and I bump inot someone I know.Great neighborhood feel..Highly recommend.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Took a chance..pleasantly surprised
    Putt2win
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    Local neighborhood spot, easy access and plenty of available parking. Decor as you walk in is pleasant and inviting. Menu had variety between simple , casual meals or entree's. I had a well made cocktail, my partner a nice glass of wine (& a "good pour"). Scallop entree for my sweetie and chicken saltamboca for me...pleasantly surprised by the different layers of flavors in both dishes. Only suggestion would be to time the meal better between drinks and dinner. Otherwise we were very satisfied and will return. Looks like a great place for a casual bar meal as well. A highlight was the ability of my sweetie and I to have a conversation without shouting over the loud din in most restaurants these days. Had a perfect "buzz" for us.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fabulous Service
    Tess
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    JoAnn our server was very attentive and created a very comfortable dining experience. First time visit but definitely coming back again!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great for its spot
    newyokohama
    Dined on 6/25/2014
    Very nice restaurant in an area that is looking more and more nice. Food was pretty good, Mezza platter was excellent. Short Ribs were pretty good, nice and tender, though the mashed potatoes were old and dry. Cocktails were light on the alcohol. Overall though it was pleasant, and I will return.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Another great meal
    DMNDCN
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    This place is so consistent. The steak au poivre was a little too peppery but I was warned it was going to be. My wife loved her meal. Beet salad was fantastic and the
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • First dinner out in Milton
    miltonsmiths
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    We just moved to Milton and this was our first dinner out spot in town. I enjoyed the unique menu options, and the staff were excellent. Our table ordered the Tomato and Mozzarella app (very fresh), and for entrees we had the Hemp Seed Chicken ( 3.5 stars), the Angus peppercorn sirloin (5 stars), the seared sea scallops ( 4 stars) and the seafood fra diavolo (5 stars). Decent drink choices, and a very broad wine list.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • great place for dining
    spindles
    Dined on 6/19/2014
    We were a group of four, one of whom is a foodie. She loved the food and the selections available. Service was excellent. We were in a bit of an alcove, so the noise was not bad but I think may have been a problem is we had been seated elsewhere. Otherwise, fantastic!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Memorable food, drinks, and service
    EROSS
    Dined on 6/17/2014
    This was a special night and Abby Park did not disappoint. From the perfect Cosmo to the shrimp and calamari appetizer to the roasted cod with bits of bacon everything was delicious. And the waiter was helpful and amusing!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Dining Delight
    food4thought
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    The food and service at Abby Park was excellent. The staff was pleasant and responsive to our needs. It did not take long for the waitress to come and take our order. WE had brunch and I would like to give compliments to the chef at Abby Park for the food had a great presentation and was very flavorful. My husband loved the Crab Cake Benedict! This was our first experience at Abby Park but I will definitely come back again!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great service, YUMMY dishes!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2003VIP
    Dined on 6/9/2014
    Staff were friendly and so helpful! I had the skinny salmon, my friend had cod, and we split the pineapple cake. All was so very delicious!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good good, slow service
    Goodmeal
    Dined on 6/8/2014
    Alway good food but the service was slow. We had to wait a while to be served and wait between ordering and receiving our food. The waits were too long. Even though we thought that it was an issue, she was very pleasant.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 41 ratings-only reviews submitted since June 3, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.3
    • Food4.3
    • Ambiance4.1
    • Service4.4
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 900 reviews are from the Abby Park reviews archive.
  • yummy!
    hiptobsquare
    Dined on 6/2/2014
    awesome lobster dip appetizer. the filet mignon was perfect and the french flower martini was so inventive and delicious. service was awesome and the chairs are so comfy :)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food/So So Service
    AboutTown
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    Friends and I enjoy dining at Abby Park; in fact, I ate there twice last week. Our server on Saturday night was not particularly attentive. We had to flag him down every time we needed him, which got old. However, we all enjoyed our meals very much and since we weren't in a hurry we tried not to let the slow, inattentive service bother us.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Burrito mozzarella &3 cheese & fig
    FoodieVIP
    Dined on 5/30/2014
    The food was fantastic. The service was very good, much better than we have had previously. We are big fans of their pizzas and enjoyed the delicious burrito mozzarella and tomato appetizer to start.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Delicious food, poor service
    lovewoodgrilledfood
    Dined on 5/30/2014
    Overall our server wasn't very attentive but the food was great. Seemed to take a while to get drinks but the time we did beer was warm and she didn't appear to have too many parties. I had the cod with bacon potatoes and corn. The fish portion was large. The meal was tasty.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Graduation Lunch
    Salina
    Dined on 5/30/2014
    Abby Park was great in accommodating at the last minute. I originally had a party of ten (10) for dinner, but called when I realized that the graduation ceremony was not going to be very long, I got on the phone quickly and asked if my group could come for a late lunch instead. :) Even though we were a tad late, they still held a section for the group. The service was great and the food was simply amazing!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet