Chopps American Bar and Grill at Marriott Boston Burlington
Chopps American Bar and Grill at Marriott Boston Burlington

Chopps American Bar and Grill at Marriott Boston Burlington

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://choppsamericanbarandgrill.com/home.html
  • Phone: 781-221-6643x
  • Hours of Operation:
    : Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 6:30am - 11:00am (Buffet until 10:00am), Saturday: 7:00am - 11:00am (Buffet until 11:00am); Brunch: Sunday: 7:00am - 12:00pm (A la carte until 10:30am); Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm; Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Fusion / Eclectic, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Chef David Verdo
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Smoking Area, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Entertainment: Live Entertainment Tuesday - Saturday

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Cambridge Street (Rt 3A)
  • Public Transit: MBTA Bus Lines 350, 351
  • Parking: Hotel Parking
  • Parking Details: Valet available
A word from Chopps American Bar and Grill at Marriott Boston Burlington
Chopps American Bar and Grill is a modern Chophouse serving inspired American cooking including a variety of succulent cuts of all natural beef, fresh local seafood, and regional dishes. Both emulating and redefining the traditional Chophouse, Chopps’ warm and unpretentious setting offers comfort and style. A prominently featured open kitchen gives guests a glimpse behind the scenes, as they enjoy a dining experience filled with great food, drinks, and smart casual service. Chopps is a popular gathering spot for hotel guests and locals alike that come for the bustling bar scene to enjoy live entertainment and a carefully crafted cocktail or glass of wine.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerVibrant Bar Scene
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked 1000-Point Tables
Chopps American Bar and Grill at Marriott Boston Burlington reviews from OpenTable diners
33 reviews since May 4, 2014
Overall Rating3.9
  • Food4.2
    Service3.9
  • Ambiance3.7
    Noise LevelModerate
78% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (17)good for groups (14)vibrant bar scene (13)fit for foodies (12)neighborhood gem (8)romantic (7)kid-friendly (4)notable wine list (4)late-night find (3)great for brunch (3)hot spot (3)great for lunch (1)Show More
  • Surprise, surprise!!!
    Food
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Won A certificate at a golf tournament which prompted us to go to Chopps and how happy we were we did! All staff was very pleasant and attentive, but not pesky. Very clean, well kept, and modern feel with a DJ playing very enjoyable dinner music in background. Thomasis, our server, was very descriptive explaining our options, which helped us make our choices. By chance it was a restaurant week and all four of us chose from that menu. Limited menu of course, but varied enough for us all to share. Food was outstanding and cooked perfectly. Water was refilled frequently in a non-interruptive way. Had a coffee with dessert that was luke warm at best, but other than that, wonderful dining experience. We WILL be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious food.
    Dbldidit
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    Decided to try for Dine Out week. Loved the pork belly app!!! Fabulous salmon/crispy skin. Even hubby who doesn't usually eat dessert enjoyed sharing my lemon tart. He shared the calamari with me yummy he loved his boneless short rib. Restaurant looks same as before but the Irish pub is gone and it is the open stylelounge area. Server was very attentive...we were the ONLY customers. I tried to book 6pm thru open table but it was all blocked out so we made 5:30 on a Sunday. We left at 7. That was a bit weird. The calamari should be served w plates. We used our bread plates. The baked rolls are tasty. Butter was served too cld and hard but they didn't need it. Open kitchen staff greeted us gave us each a glass of port for dessert.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • hidden jewel
    ljlblueVIP
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    You would never think to go inside an industrial park area Marriott that's hidden amongst them and get dinner at a high end restaurant. We had the calamari to start which was lightly coated and tender then we moved on to dinner which we both had the veal chops.You could cut them with butter knifes. One of the best we have had. Then came the check and not mints but cotton candy... heaven
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Interesting menu, very nice staff
    Jean
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    We have eaten at Chopps twice, and both times were wonderful. Their waitstaff is very friendly and accommodating. The food was a little different than what you usually see, and some of the items have an Asian flair. I had the salmon with capers and artichokes both times, and enjoyed it thoroughly. I noticed that the Delmonico steak was a thinner cut than you usually see in restaurants, and it was not as tender as expected. Granted, it's not a tenderloin, but other Delmonico steaks have been better. Nevertheless, we had an excellent time and will definitely return.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent for a hotel restaurant
    Stooxie
    Dined on 7/1/2014
    Going in place of Summer Winter, Chopps has big shoes to fill. We had dinner there and a private party for about 40 people and the food was excellent. Really everything we tried was great, from the flat breads to the oysters to the entrees.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Chopps
    HappyCamper
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    I enjoyed the meal and the atmosphere at Chopps. The waitstaff were very attentive. Would return if staying in Burlington. Location was great for meeting people from various locations.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • RinnyVIP
    Dined on 6/19/2014
    The cod was done just to my liking. The short ribs were tasty, but quite fatty. The chowder was delicious. Will return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Family Dinner
    itdwebman
    Dined on 6/19/2014
    Went here for a special dinner. The food was good but struggles to be more than just a Marriott restaurant. I had the hamburger which was excellent - but ordered medium and serviced medium well done. My wife had the scallops/shrimp which she said was good. While the food is good, the service time to service the food and desert was extremely slow which was puzzling given we dined on Thursday and the place was not busy. The frozen espresso desert is very good and not to be missed. The prices are a bit high for a restaurant outside of Boston. Chopps definitely has promise but still needs some work on service.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 6/7/2014
    Interesting & delicious food, outstanding desserts. Kudos to cooks!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/28/2014
    Great evening with some friends, would certainly dine here again. The hostess was most accommodating and very friendly.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Was very impressed
    Sweettooth
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    Food and service was excellent. Was impressed with the decor. The live music in the bar was perfect not too loud so u could have a convo. And loved the comp. cotton candy at the end of dinner
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food was spectacular!
    Kathy
    Dined on 5/23/2014
    Took parents to Chopps for Birthday dinner. Food was excellent all of it! We had fried Calmari, salads, Short Ribs (the best!), Lamb chops, flank steak, mashed potatoes. Was as good as any of the chain steak houses. Actually better wasn't crowded and noisy.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • ritac
    Dined on 5/21/2014
    Our group of four had a great dinner: excellent short ribs and delicious diver scallops. i had requested a quiet out-of-the-way table so we could actually have a conversation and I was happily accommodated. On what seemed a very busy night, we were tucked in a corner, just as we wanted!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 5/20/2014
    Waiter w stutter needs to be told to keep his hands off female customers' shoulders .Also managed to add espresso and cappuccino we ha not ordered to our check. In view of chaos surrounding grand opening planned in evening, restaurant probably should have chosen to be closed. Only positive note was food, which was fine.
    • Food
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  • Service for the price was horrible.
    Msan
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    The food was decent but the service level for the price was an absolute joke.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good Food/Bad Service
    FoodieFran
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    This is my second visit to Chopps. The food is very good, but the service left a lot to be desired. We went for Mother's Day Brunch and they had us wait 20 minutes after our reservation and at least 10 minutes after everyone else had been seated. When we were finally seated the restaurant was only about half full. Our waiter came within a couple minutes and took our drink order. The waitstaff was quick to take our plates but our waiter failed horribly at the end. He brought the bill while we were eating dessert and told us to take our time. I finished eating dessert put the card partially out and placed it on the edge of the table. 15 minutes later he finally came and took it. We had the same trouble the first time.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 17 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 4, 2014
    • Overall Rating3.9
    • Food3.9
    • Ambiance3.7
    • Service4
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 91 reviews are from the Chopps American Bar and Grill at Marriott Boston Burlington reviews archive.
  • BurlingtonVIP
    Dined on 4/26/2014
    Try the Maine grilled salmon for an entree. Try the vegetable tempura for an appetizer. The food is carefully prepared. Prices are reasonable for the high quality.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent food and service
    BayAreaVIP
    Dined on 4/17/2014
    Food was amazing, fresh seafood, nice wines. Service was professional and friendly. Highly recommended. I'm sure I'll be back!
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Notable Wine List
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • disappointed
    winegeekVIP
    Dined on 4/12/2014
    Frankly, with Daniel Bruce consulting on the property, we were disappointed. While the food was good, it would hardly be considered innovative, which we didn't expect. We did expect the wine list to be accurate, the service to be good to exemplary, and the food to rival the best steak houses in town. None happened.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • customer service F-
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 4/6/2014
    So me and my wife where staying in the hotel that restaurant is in for long weekend. So figure sunday night would be are night out for nice dinner. Well got seated right away which was nice looked at menu ordered drinks 15 mins later drinks still no drinks. Seen all I had to see wasnt going to see how long it took to get food. So left there and went to Texas road house completely different style but let me tell you best food I had in long time! Wouldn't rec this place to ANYBODY! P.s. hotel was very nice very friendly very clean! Just avoid CHOPS dont waste ur time!
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • NEW,NEW,NEW and NEW
    markfrancis
    Dined on 3/1/2014
    The restaurant had been Open only 3 days when I tried Chopps. Kitchen was up to par. Staff/server was friendly but not yet up to speed. Managers where doing well supporting inexperienced servers. Looking forward to my next visit. Interested in seeing how much progress they can make.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very pleased with our dinner,
    MVigsVIP
    Dined on 3/1/2014
    Very pleased with our dinner, and the overall new look of the Burlington Marriott! Excellent dinner! What a nice surprise.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Needs some time to refine
    MBFMaven53VIP
    Dined on 2/25/2014
    Had dinner on the 2nd night they were open. We stood at the hostess station for 10 minutes before realizing there was a 2nd station. Hostess' remark was: I can't be in 2 places at once. The smell of chlorine from the dishwasher at the bar greeted us. Not pleasant. We were seated and immediately asked if we were ready to order. Menu very limited for GF diets. Waiter had no idea what GF was but did say he would tell the chef. Our entrees took 45 almost an hour to arrive. My salmon was burnt on one end, raw on the other. Friend's steak (ordered well done) was beyond edible. Waiter never reappeared after taking the order except to present the bill. Not what we expected. We have lots of other options in the Burlington area.
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  • dont bother if you want Prime
    jaylVIP
    Dined on 2/21/2014
    not a Prime steakhouse $50.00 steaks that they cant prepair correctly, everything else was fine but with a name like Chopps you would figure they know how to cook a steak.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • I went to Summer Winter with
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 3/18/2013
    I went to Summer Winter with a friend during Restaurant Week. We both got the crab cakes. The food was excellent, but not filling enough for me. I wished I'd ordered something else like a sandwich. However, it was a nice experience overall.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great meal as always. Most
    kpwBoston
    Dined on 11/14/2012
    Great meal as always. Most impressed by the service. The server was personable, friendly, but not overbearing. Perfect amount of interaction. Both of us (one pescetarian, one omnivore) loved our meals. Always enjoy the meals I have here.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The food was good with a different
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 8/24/2012
    The food was good with a different flavor for typical dishes (pasta with lobster and corn) and pulled chic quesadilla . However there was a little too much oil that needed. I enjoyed that lots of the veggies came from ther garden to give it a fresh and local taste. The bad was simply the service. Perhaps it was rest week but it started off bad right from the start. When we arrived the host/hostess staff simply ignore us for a good 5 minutes. Then we saw the hostess who seem to have seen us but then changed direction and walked away. When seated we were placed in the corner and felt neglected. I wanted to enjoy the experience but with very poor service I don't think I can return
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • I really enjoyed the cocktails
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 8/21/2012
    I really enjoyed the cocktails there. The lounge area is nice and great for hanging. I personally didn't care for my dish(Trout), flaverless and bland. However other friends at the table seemed satisified with their choices.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • i had wanted to dine here
    AnnieVIP
    Dined on 8/21/2012
    i had wanted to dine here for a long time. took my Dad during restaurant week and was rather embarrassed. everyone who requested the restaurant week menu were put in a section to the side/back of dining room. service was terrible. i could see those in the main dining area got much better service. food was good but not as good as I anticipated.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Our lunch at Summer/Winter
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/20/2012
    Our lunch at Summer/Winter was an excellent experience. The menu was outstanding, the wait person was friendly and knowledgeable. A very nice luncheon!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Love how fresh the food is,
    ChristmasEvediner
    Dined on 8/13/2012
    Love how fresh the food is, and how fun -- you forget you're in a Marriott. Two thumbs up for all Mark and Clark restaurants!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Really good food and fresh
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 4/21/2012
    Really good food and fresh menu. I dont like the fact it is in a hotel.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Surprisingly good hotel restaurant.
    DinerVIP
    Dined on 3/8/2012
    Surprisingly good hotel restaurant. Bar can get noisy but the dining room is great for conversation. Have been here several times and never disappointed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • We have eaten here before
    BarbaraWVIP
    Dined on 9/26/2011
    We have eaten here before and thought the food was very good. This time it was a disappointment. Two of us started with oysters, which among the worst ones I had ever had. Also, the waitress had no idea which ones were which -- we ordered 3 different kinds. The seared (or raw, cannot remember) appetizer was paired with spices and accompaniments which only served to detract from the tuna, which would have been great on its own. The best part of the meal was the great sticky toffee pudding. When we ordered coffee, we were told that the Burlington water supply was contaminated, and there was no coffee. Later we found that most other restaurants had closed that night because of this. We should have been told about the water in advance.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Chose specials of the day every day
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 5/20/2011
    Greeted immediately and made to feel welcome. Wait staff prompt and helpful with ingredients in offerings. Ordered the special of the day and it was fantastic. Menu items are great but specials of the day are outstanding. Wait staff attentive but not a bother. My guest raved about the experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great eats here!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 3/11/2011
    Best tomato soup of my life! Finally - a good non-chain restaurant in Burlington.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • I like this place for a drink
    BenJVIP
    Dined on 12/8/2010
    I like this place for a drink after work, but I am always wanting the food to be better than it is.
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  • Nice suburban meal
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 6/28/2010
    Nice hotel restaurant, better than what you'd usually find in a marriott.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Worth a try
    Orion
    Dined on 5/15/2010
    Summer Winter is one of the few very good restaurants in the Burlington-Woburn-Lexington area. (Andina, maybe Capitol Grill, Flatbread and Blue Smoke are just about it.) Since SW stands out so, you'd think there would be more than a just smattering of people there for dinner, but there never seem to be. My theory? Good though the food is, it doesn't justify the somewhat high prices, the menu is a bit stiff, and some people may be averse to going to a hotel to eat. These factors may contribute, but--given how weak the choices are west of Boston (well, in Boston as a whole)--it's definitely worth a try.
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  • We sat at the bar for pre-drinks
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 4/3/2010
    We sat at the bar for pre-drinks and the bartender happened to be our server from the last time we were there. She has a great personality and her service is excellent. When we got seated, the server (who were later told had been there for "years")obviously had too many tables. Me being a server for years knows that even if you are good, you can't give good service when you have too many parties. She rushed the dinner specials and flew away from the table when I asked her to repeat one. My boyfriend waited a while for his drink and by that time, we were irritated enough to move back to the bar where we had had better service. The manager apologized and we ended up having a great meal. The whole trout is my favorite, it comes with the head!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic