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Aquitaine Dedham at Legacy Place
Aquitaine Dedham at Legacy Place

Aquitaine Dedham at Legacy Place Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.aquitainededham.com
  • Phone: (781) 471-5212
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Saturday 11:30AM-4:00PM
    Brunch: Sunday 10:00AM-4PM
    Dinner: Sunday-Thursday 4:00PM-10:00PM, Friday & Saturday 4PM-11PM
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: French
  • Executive Chef: Dan Davis
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Private Party Facilities: Aquitaine is available for LUNCH starting at $15/person and Dinner starting at $25/person (both prices exclude alcoholic beverages, tax and tip). We can accommodate both semi-private dining and private dining for groups of 10-150 people. Call 781-471-5212 today for more information.
  • Private Party Contact: Eric Johnson, Lyndon Fuller (781) 471-5212
  • Special Events & Promotions: Available for LUNCH starting at $15/person and Dinner starting at $25/person (both prices exclude alcoholic beverages, tax and tip). We accommodate both semi-private dining and private dining for groups of 10-75 people. Call 781-471-5212 for more info.

Getting there

  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: We have a public lot within the shopping area. $6 valet parking located just prior to restaurant front door on right.
A word from Aquitaine Dedham at Legacy Place
Thank you for choosing Aquitaine as your dining destination, we look forward to your visit. Remember us when planning your holiday and end of year events. Aquitaine is available for LUNCH starting at $15/person and Dinner starting at $25/person (both prices exclude alcoholic beverages, tax and tip). We can accommodate both semi-private dining and private dining for groups of 10-150 people. Call 781-471-5212 today for more information. Continued
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Brunch
Diner Reviews
  • "Overall I really like Aquitaine. I think the atmosphere, once inside, is really nice and it's easy to forget you're in Legacy Place. We went in for the .99 oysters special (every day in July from 3-6pm) and they were indeed very fresh and presented beautifully. They were out of fresh horseradish, which obviously shouldn't happen when you're serving oysters, but enough was in the cocktail sauce to pretty much make up for it. At 5:30-6:30 on a weeknight the place is essentially empty so it's easy to talk to a handful of people at the bar and then have your pick of places to sit. Gets busier later which isn't surprising. I really like Aquitaine, and am on their mailing list for special events and will continue to go back."
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • " We originally went, because of the oyster special continuing through July from 3-6 pm. We enjoyed the oysters and Escargoue at the bar. The bar tender was exceptionally friendly and helpful. We were then were given a lovely table complete with white table cloth, linen napkins and nice place settings. Our waitress was beyond helpful and gracious. We enjoyed every minute of our stay and will reurn shortly."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Food was outstanding, service not so much. Hopefully management will correct the inattentive service in the future. terrific bar, delicious tuna, bread pudding outstanding. Waitress did not check on us and had to go inside to seek assistance when meal served cold."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "This was our second time at this restaurant after quite a long time inbetween. We were promptly seated and our waitress was very attentive. My friend who had the Bloody Mary said it was the best she had had while the rest had drinks poured from bottles. Two had the Wednesday special, a large bowl if noodle soup with seafood and veggies that they really enjoyed, although seemed pricey at $20 for soup! I had a salad and mussels but could have ordered the more typical French apps like escargot or a pate if I were eating carbs! The sole was enjoyed by my friend. We were too full for dessert but coffee was enjoyed by all except for me...felt it was somewhat weak. I'd go back again to meet friends!"
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "Service is consistently good here and the atmosphere is reminiscent of a French café. While at times the food can be a little salty it never overpowers taste or quality. The menu recently changed and they now offer more of a non steak selection, making sure that you spend just enough time agonizing over the choices. The prices are a little on the high side but not discomforting. The ambiance is my most favorite thing here though it's both cute and chic."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Eaten here a bunch but thurs. 6:30 dinner for 2 was embarressing- hate when you suggest and gush about a place and it falls seriously short. The service was irregular- extreme wait between app. and entree with no explanation/apology by staff, THEN both of us received the WRONG meal! One was corrected- corn risotto app. instead of incorrect mushroom entree - again no apology and no waiter sighting, no one came back to check on the food. Given the lengthy wait and hunger, the other meal was eaten. Had to ask more than once for water refills! The final straw was being charged for BOTH wrong entrees. The manager removed the mushroom charge, added the corn charge- how about a sincere apology? comp the drinks? offer dessert? Unclear I'll return."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "sunny lunch with dear friends with incredible service"
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "Our reservation was for four people at 8:15. We showed up on time, but now there were five of us. No problem, and they showed us to a round corner booth. Perfect. Service was prompt and friendly. Food was excellent. My wife loves salmon, and she raved to me about her serving as being probably the best she has ever had. And that is saying a lot. We lingered for quite a while and the prompt service never made us feel rushed. The whole experience - food, service, atmosphere - was as good as I can ever recall. Expensive? It was worth every penny."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "The food was excellent the service was horrible basic drink of diet Coke served regular Coke never returned with replacement a bag of bread was plop it's on the table midway through dinner and the side order which was asked for during dinner I was told they were sure it would be coming ; a side is usually served with dinner service was poor at best dinner fabulous excellent presentation outstanding food"
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "We went for Father's Day with our two kids. I wouldn't say it's a good place to bring kids to, but that's our fault. If we had sat outside maybe it would've been better for us. The service was good, the food was EXCELLENT, and the staff was kind and accommodating."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "I booked a brunch for Father's Day. Food took 45 to come, service was terrible, and food was luke warm. We have been there many times, not sure what has changed but cannot recommend."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Restaurant was totally packed at 7:45 on a Wed., but even after it had totally died down our server was hard to find and we waited a very long time for water refills and between courses. Not impressive."
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "Was staying in the area and decided to give this restaurant a try. We were pleasantly surprised. The ambiance is wonderful and the food was delicious. The presentation was beautiful. We started with a dozen oysters and the tuna tartar, both of which were delicious. He had seared scallops and I had the salmon with an amazing miso maple glaze. Our server waited until we done with our appetizers before our meal came allowing us to enjoy our meal at our own pacing. I would definitely return here!"
    Dined on 6/10/2014
  • "Great food, but the service at Legacy Place was frustratingly slow. "
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Very surprised that the service was super kid-friendly and very attentive. Great meal. Perfect portion size (not too big)."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "First, I want to say that I have been coming to Aquitaine in Dedham for over 2 years; you might call me a "regular." I can't praise this restaurant enough. The menu is diverse, yet with the proper amount of entrees, appetizers, desserts, so not to confuse. The wine list is extensive. On the new menu is a "common" offering, the hamburger. Don't be fooled, this is not an ordinary hamburger, but a work of art. I don't want to overestimate this incredible burger, but it is among the best out there!! One of the categories is "neighborhood gem," and Aquitaine is just that.....come by and experience it yourself. I know you will come back!!"
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "We chose this restaurant for my mother's birthday because the extensive brunch menu which seemed nice for a group that also included kids. The restaurant wasn't very busy at the time of our reservation but it took 25 min to get our entrees, and 3 out of the 5 were incorrect and had to be sent back. The salmon benedict was cold. The chorizo hash had barely any chorizo in it - "the pieces were so small they slipped through the fork tines". Luckily the guest of honor's meal came exactly as ordered! "
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "The food is always excellent. We tried the Aquitaine at Legacy Place. It definitely is more noisy, but still not an issue. We started with the fried clam app. This was really really good. It should be offered as an entrée. Richard then had the Pork Chop which was moist & tender(chops easily can get tough)I had the Scottish Salmon, which was done just right. For dessert Richard had the warm bread pudding, really gooey & great. I had the Pain per du, which is like a brioche French toast, but totally awesome, Easily one of my top desserts. Aquitaine & Brasserie Jo have pretty much become our favorite French bistro type restaurants. Brasserie Jo's fish is a little better & Aquitaine's desserts are the tops!"
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "Aquitaine has good food and service, a full bar and a pretty good location. But the food is just a step down from great, partially due to overpricing for a chain, the wine list is exorbitantly expensive and it can tend to be quiet loud. Good... not great."
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "This was the first time I dined at Aquataine and was very pleased. However, the night I went the menu was completely different than the website. The waiter informed us the menu had just been changed two days prior. So I was just a little disappointed that some items I had been interested in ordering were no longer available. That said, the waiter made some great suggestions and we were very pleased with our meals. "
    Dined on 5/15/2014
  • "Outside seating good for people watching. Wait staff pleasantly attentive. Handled one of us with food allergies very carefully. Food itself was excellent; seared scallops were superb, as were appetizer of oysters. 'Very good' rating was due to the dainty size of the main entree! I did not order a salad so as to not be too full for entree and wish I had. I actually went away feeling as if I could have eaten more which is almost never the case. "
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "We had a very nice lunch with Kim as our server. Everything went smoothly! Lots of great options on the lunch menu."
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "Terrific dinner for Mother's Day......the food was great and the service was outstanding despite the restaurant being very very busy. Can't wait to go back!"
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Because food is the most important element to me in my dining experience, I could only give this 2 stars overall. But the service, ambience, noise level are all good. For the prices (actually, any price!), the food really should be better. The overall feeling I get is that they don't try here They get plenty of diners so why make the effort to make good food? I only dine here if I have to meet someone in that particular location. Otherwise, I would never choose to dine here. The other restaurants in the area are equally bad if not worse. So I guess the bar is pretty low overall. "
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "Love every meal I have ever had at any Aquitaine! I usually have the mussels, which are the best in boston, but branched out with a delicious steak frites."
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "I love Aquitaine - always has great food and timely specials. The French cuisine is authentic and delicious - we come here on special occasions and it never disappoints. Will return soon!"
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "I had lunch with two friends on a sunny day so we sat outside. The food is consistently tasty here and the portion sizes are not overwhelming. Between us we had the crispy goat cheese salad, a steak sandwich with fries and a chicken salad which were all beautifully presented and tasted as good as they looked. Our server was attentive without being intrusive, efficient and friendly, with a lovely sense of humour which always adds to the experience. This is the fourth, maybe fifth, time I've eaten lunch at Aquitaine and I will definitely be going back. "
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "Went for my first time for brunch on Easter with my family. Perfect for what we were looking for at the time...reasonable prices, food quality was fair but don't go here if you are hungry! Not a lot of food. Bloody Mary was sooo spicy it was hard to drink. Service was great!"
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our dinner, once again. Every bite was just delicious, from cocktails to dessert. Friendly staff, we were seated exactly at our 8pm reservation time. I don't even know if I can classify this as a negative, I really don't, but........the service was perhaps actually TOO fast?! Not obnoxiously so, just quick and efficient. We didn't feel rushed AT ALL and perhaps it's because I was looking forward to this dinner all week and didn't want it to end, but we were done with our meals a few minutes before 9pm. Certainly better than the opposite, it's just that these guys are on the top of their game, ready to take on what is a large demand for a gem of a place. I literally cannot wait until we go back!"
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "Great selection of items for brunch. Will definitely return. A little cramped and noisy, but not bad enough to prevent a future visit. "
    Dined on 11/10/2013
  • "Went for dinner specifically during restaurant week to get the skate wing, which is not on their regular menu and not offered much in the area. My husband got the flank steak. Both dishes were very tasty, but the portions were quite small. I can't imagine what the less expensive lunch portions would have been. The restaurant is very loud, which seems to be the rule in most contemporary venues. Service was very good."
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "This restaurant is a foodie gem combining elements of fine dining, French flair and casual chic. Can't miss menu and very diverse seasonal offerings as well."
    Dined on 4/13/2014
  • "We had a very enjoyable lunch with an excellent server."
    Dined on 4/7/2014
  • "Love Aquitaine, but this Monday was clearly an off night for the restaurant. The bar and waitstaff were not the usual caliber.The food was good, but the portions and presentation we're not the usual excellence. However, quick service due to being a Monday lAm sure it was just an off night. Am a loyal Aquitaine customer."
    Dined on 4/7/2014
  • "Although my party has been there for brunch, this was the first time going for the "Dining Out" feature. Our meals were great and tasty!! We definitely will be back. The noise level was quite high and a party of ours who is partially deaf had a hard time. We'll come back at a quieter time."
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "I generally enjoyed my experience at Aquitaine. The food was delicious, but it was rather loud and the seating is very close together. I would probably go back for an early dinner, or brunch, but it was quite busy when we got there. Definitely make a reservation."
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "My favorite meal here is the Sole its absolutely amazing, that being said when I ordered it they told me they were out. I guess if something on your menu is a staple and consistent top seller you should try not to run out. Still a good restaurant and their escargot is delish"
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "Met friends for lunch at 1 pm and everything about Aquitaine was perfect. Would definitely go again."
    Dined on 3/25/2014
  • "Went to Dedham Aquitaine for Restaurant week. My dinner was much better than my husband's. I had the polenta frittes (delicious with a tangy tarragon dip), hanger steak, and almond pound cake - everything was very good. My husband had the bean and kale soup (flavorful but very few beans and less kale), buttered skate (fish was good, but the side dish was cold) and panna cotta - not much flavor. Service was terrific - attentive without hovering. Atmosphere was nice. It was romantic but also lively. They seemed to do a nice job of accommodating all different sized groups. My husband noted that the bar looked busy and fun as well."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "I had been to the Aquitaine once before for lunch and decided to give it a second try during restaurant week. It was in a very convenient location, with lots of free parking, and a fancy restaurant name. I opted for the restaurant week menu, which turned out to be very small portions and uninspired cooking. I'll have to try the Boston franchise to see if quality varies by location, i do give it high marks for service!"
    Dined on 3/24/2014