Mooo
Mooo

Mooo

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.mooorestaurant.com/
  • Phone: 6176702515
  • Hours of Operation:
    Breakfast: 7:00 am – 10:30 am Monday – Friday
    8:00 am - 11:00 am Saturday

    Brunch: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Sunday Only

    Lunch: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Monday –Friday

    Dinner: 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm Sunday–Thursday
    5:30 pm – 10:30 pm Friday –Saturday

    Bar Menu: 11:30 am – 10:30 pm Sunday –Thursday
    11:30 am – 11:00 pm Friday AND Saturday

  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Seafood, American
  • Executive Chef: David Hutton
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Special Events: Located in the heart of Beacon Hill, adjacent to the State House and minutes from downtown Boston, Mooo Restaurant within the XV Beacon Hotel exude modern elegance while maintaining traditional sophistication. Our various and unique private dining options offer ample opportunity for all events. The Mooo experience is completed with our outstanding menu and renowned wine list.
    The Wine Cellar, our historic private dining room boasts a renovated Italian Mosaic from 500 AD, double vaulted ceilings that are highlighted by hundreds of bottles of wine that line the walls. The cellar comfortably accommodates up to 50 guests for a seated event and 75 guests for a reception.
    The Parlor Suites at the XV Beacon Hotel and Mooo can host 12 guests for a seated event. The Parlor Suites’ refined elegance is perfect for any private event or meeting.
    For more information or to book an event please contact Ms. Christian Heydt at 617-670-7525 or cheydt@mooorestaurant.com

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Bowdoin and Somerset
  • Public Transit: Green & Red Line Park Street T Stop
    Green & Blue Line Government Center T Stop

  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet parking available from 5:00 p.m. for $18. Public parking available at Center Street Garage or Boston Common Garage
A word from Mooo
Chef David Hutton offers a modern steakhouse with a warm décor and relaxed yet sophisticated atmosphere, including a full bar and award-winning wine list. Open seven days a week. Reservations recommended.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerAmerican
Mooo reviews from OpenTable diners
188 reviews since April 30, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.6
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelModerate
92% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (123)romantic (104)fit for foodies (88)notable wine list (74)good for groups (38)neighborhood gem (32)great for lunch (27)great for brunch (25)hot spot (20)vibrant bar scene (18)late-night find (4)kid-friendly (3)great for outdoor dining (1)Show More
  • Great!!!
    BaileyVIP
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    I think the food is exceptional, so much that I came back again with a friend! Service was wonderful!
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  • BaileyVIP
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    The staff was friendly. The food was exceptional from tuna tartare to the Banana's Foster. I had one of the best steaks ever!!!
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  • Mooo does not measure up
    disappointed
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    We're fans of L'Andana, with the same owners, and had expected a superb dining experience. Instead, the service was confused, plates went to the wrong people, dessert served and eaten before it melted and before the rest of the party got their coffees. Salmon was over cooked, perhaps another party ordered it charred and it was delivered to the wrong table. But the waiter should have noticed the thick black crust. Carpaccio was lovely. Kobe dumplings juicy and fabulous. Bone in ribeye was excellent. Scallops were perfect. Asparagus, french fries and onion rings were ordinary. Shrimp cocktail including one iodine-tasting piece which I ate was disgusted by. Overall cost was $200 per person and felt like too much for the quality and experience.
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  • Wonderful
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Jeff was an incredible waiter. Would love to have him as a waiter again.
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    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Restaurant Week 1 (Summer 2014)
    Luvtodine
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Excellent restaurant week menu selections and good portion sizes.
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Would skip for Dine Out Boston
    amateurfoodie
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    I'll give this restaurant the benefit of the doubt, because sometimes the kitchen is overwhelmed by Restaurant Week, but the steak frites meal I got was underseasoned, and the dessert was bland. There are just so many good steakhouses in Boston, and this one doesn't stand up. The waiter also got our dessert orders wrong, so we had to wait even longer during our lunch hour.
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  • Delicioso !!!!!
    Love2dine
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    Food was amazing!!! I'll never forget my soft and delicious Porterhouse... The bisque and the service!! I really recomend this place it's a most for meat lovers
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    neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • DDoan
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    The food is always good that's why I came back. However, I felt like the waiter didn't like me when I came there alone. No smile, no question about my food or if I need anything more?
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    fit for foodies, romantic
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Bring your Business Accounts
    yemma
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    For those that need a quiet place to impress a client. Food was unimaginative but very high quality and atmosphere reeks of overspending. Good Luck landing that account!
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  • Lunch at Moo
    Andyishungry
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    Had booked for an evening meal, but was starving and in the vicinity, so popped in and asked if we could change the reservation, staff were excellent very attentive, we went for the $25 three course lunch, it was superb and great value for money, perhaps a choice of vegetables would have made it even better. Would recommend Moo and would definitely return next time in Boston.
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  • Outstanding
    ChrisO
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    My girlfriend and I were visiting Boston and we were at first drawn by the name. I can easily say this was the best steak I've ever had. The service was just as outstanding. Of course it's a little pricey but no more than any other good steakhouse, yet the good was that much better. I would recommend this to any tourist and local, and I'll be telling everyone about it.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • wannabefoodie
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    We attended brunch at Mooo on 8/10. It was amazing. We were greeted promptly upon our arrival and shown to our table. We began our meal with two bloody Mary's, The capers Bloody and the Fire Bloody. Both were great! Then we had the Kobe dumplings- they are to die for!! Both of us had the hash for breakfast- it was a little watery for our tastes but the flavor was solid. Our server was just attentive enough without being overly in our face. I highly recommend!
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    great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
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  • Best Steak
    ontherivieraVIP
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    Enjoyed best steak ever - love the side flight! Excellent every time. Also just as good for breakfast/brunch. Well prepared, innovative and delicious. Attentive service. Will be back!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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  • A Locals Favorite
    Travldiner
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    A must if your looking for a great steak in Boston. This place was a recommendation from a Bostonian we met earlier in the day. A first class place, with first class food. The atmosphere is upscale without the arrogance.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Worst steakhouse experience ever
    Dave
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    The waiter was rude and he me messed up our steaks. Why would someone come to your super expensive steakhouse and order medium-well steak? Seriously? I can understand that everyone makes mistakes. But his attitude afterwards was beyond tolerable and made me feel like that I should be the one feeling sorry to cause him the trouble. No compensation, no apology. Finally, when the new steaks came out, my folks and I had lost our appetite and one of the steaks was still closer to medium-well and the other one is closer to rare. What a great quality control on a so-called high-end upscale steakhouse? I am paying several hundreds of dollars for such insulting dining experience? I will take my money elsewhere to Capital and Fleming’s next time.
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  • Mooo
    Chefkev
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    Incredible service, the manager Chris was incredible and the waiter Jeffery above and beyond with exceptional knowledge of wine and food. Food was incredible.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The place for steak
    yakimaniac
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    Went to Mooo with a friend for a steak dinner and it lived up to my expectations. It's a bit fancy for my taste, but you cannot fault the menu or the service.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfectly seasoned...
    HapaLatinaVIP
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    Cornish game hen was amazing! Glad we both didn't get steaks. Lobster bisque was also great. Chef perfectly seasoned everything... I have never thought that before.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A decent experience, but not great
    frankc
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    Took my daughter, son and uncle to dinner Sunday evening. Let me say the steaks were wonderful. I had the strip steak with peppercorn sauce and loved it. My Uncle enjoyed his Delmonico. My son had the wienerschnitzel and it was wonderful, although I would have preferred a fried egg on top versus a sliced hard-boiled egg. My daughter’s salmon was OK. She didn’t eat the vegetables because they were too hard, no really hard. All of the sides were wonderful. The bananas foster was great - big enough to share. Service was a bit tough. Perhaps they were short of staff? We did feel abandoned at times. Also, the restaurant could use some freshening up.
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    great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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  • Top notch
    FoodforceVIP
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    Highest recommendation. Everything was great, food, service, ambiance. Not to be missed.
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    great for brunch, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent!
    LydaVIP
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Wonderful meal and ambiance. Will definitely be returning.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, notable wine list
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  • Annie
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    We had a fabulous meal and a great waiter. The only thing that marred the experience was our seating. There were plenty of open tables where they could have seated the two of us but we were put in the middle of a row of tables, already filled, one seat on a bench. This put us in very close proximity of tables on either side of us. Fine if it was crowded but there were other options for us to be seated.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistency, quality, & delicious
    HardToPlease
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    I hadn't been to Mooo's in over 5 years and my wife had always wanted to go there for dinner based on my high praises. The return visit did not disappoint as the food, service, and overall experience was indeed 5 star. Our waiter, Hector, paid special attention to every detail making recommendations that best suited our particular taste. We had the 8 oz filet and the 12 oz prime sirloin (cooked perfectly) with the bone marrow butter that is beyond perfection. The panko parmesan crusted onion rings were as good as dessert. Creamed spinach and dinner rolls with salt and lightly buttered rounded out a wonderful evening for 2. Moos will not disappoint and well worth the price.
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    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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  • Late lunch
    RiccardoVIP
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    My wife & I work in town so I asked her for a lunch date. We tried Mooo and it was perfect. I went for the fixed price lunch. Lobster Bisque was AMAZING and the salmon was great! We were so full we decided to take the 3rd course (chocolate cake) home and have it with dinner.
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    great for lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great steak
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Ordered a filet and the beef wellington and both were fantastic - cooked perfectly. Vegetable sides were very good. Caesar salad and heirloom tomatoes were also very good. Had the lemon pie for dessert. Service was outstanding. Will definitely return.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fabulous Evening
    dinnerclub
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    My husband and I enjoyed a celebratory meal that could not be beat. The food, service, presentation, service, wine etc. were all flawless.
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012VIP
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    Surprisingly our waiter was not very friendly but provided professional service. the bread server/helper was superb and gave us a detailed description of how our marrow butter was prepared. He should have been our waiter!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, late-night find, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • First timer
    hapareps
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    The calimari was fantastic. And for a seafood-eating Newporter, I feel I have a certain amount of ocean cred. Perfect amount of taste and no marinara. Just peppers. Delicious. I ordered the large $50.00 filet. I asked for it medium. I'd say it came out extra well. At that point, I probably should sent it back. But, having a great client discussion, I didn't want to do the whole, "no you go ahead and eat" thing while I chewed the ice in my drink. Plus, I'm a 'bacon extra crispy type' so I dove in. Just a bit too dry. Thankfully, I ordered a side of bernaise which saved the day. The staff was great. Very attentive, friendly, and gracious. Was just hoping to come on here and do cartwheels about my steak.
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  • Moooo....
    Murti
    Dined on 7/22/2014
    One of the best steaks I've ever had and I have been to all of the famous steak houses in NYC and this place is up to far and worth the hype!
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent
    Steak1
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    The best fillet mignon ever. Their version of beef Wellington is creative and savory. Impeccable interior design.
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    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Solid brunch
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    Lobster omelette was spectacular. The banana bread complimentary was a nice touch
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    great for brunch, fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sunday brunch
    NinaLVIP
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    It was a pleasure to enjoy a leisurely brunch on a Sunday morning. The food was outstanding. Jeff Mercer was a wonderful server. Charming, knowledgeable and attentive.
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    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • torleafan
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    Wonderful dining experience. Service/wait staff were incredibly courteous. Food was delectable!
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great service and meal
    creeves84
    Dined on 7/15/2014
    I'm not a person that leaves feedback normally- but this place deserves it! The moment that I arrived I was greeted with great service and felt like a valued customer. The steaks are great- perfectly done- attentive service (but not over done) and I thought reasonable price points for the city and quality. Watch the desert for two-its more like a desert for four. It was wonderful and I can't say enough good things about this spot.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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  • Great service and food!
    Aeg2
    Dined on 7/14/2014
    We got referred by our concierge to Mooo and it was wonderful! Great service and great food.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Didn't meat the expectations
    johnVIP
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    We've heard so much about Mooo that we decided to try it before the theatre. We arrived early and were seated reasonable quick considering the place was empty. The service was generally attentive without being pushy. We found the selection of apps & sides to be adequate although the broiled oysters did not come out hot. The steaks, one filet and one sirloin were "ok" nothing to write home about AT ALL. In general, nothing was properly seasoned. everything needed salt and pepper (which no one offered to provide). hence the self service pepper mill on the table i guess. I honestly have to day for a $250 dinner for two, my money would have been much better spent at Capital Grill, Ruth's Chris or even Abe & Louis.
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  • Mooo....
    Darkigod
    Dined on 7/9/2014
    Excellent service, huge wine list. Great steaks! Better than some of the "BIG" name steak houses, but always good to support local businesses.
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  • Amazing food (you pay for it!)
    LiveToEat
    Dined on 7/9/2014
    The food here was fantastic. The steak was done to perfection and the Beef Wellington was rich, satisfying, and cooked to order (no small task!). I'd recommend ordering one side dish for every two people (especially if you want an appetizer and/or dessert). The bone marrow appetizer felt a bit confused (well, maybe it was just me!): there was more breaded topping than marrow, and it was served alongside more bread, a thick (tasty!) wine reduction, and all atop a pile of salt. We'd have preferred a simpler dish focused more on the marrow, but it was delicious once we figured it all out! Service was phenomenal and ambiance/food make this the perfect spot for a romantic special occasion.
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  • Dining @ moo
    Yumyum
    Dined on 7/7/2014
    Thoroughly enjoyed our dinner, foods was outstanding, fresh & very high quality. Knowledgeable staff. Interesting menu.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, notable wine list
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  • best meal I've ever had
    Cindy
    Dined on 7/7/2014
    This place was fantastic! Ordered bone marrow app and baked lobster. Out of the world! All of us had wonderful creative fresh food. Highly recommend!
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