Mooo
Mooo

Mooo

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.mooorestaurant.com/
  • Phone: (617) 670-2515
  • 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,Pay with OpenTable,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
218 reviews since July 31, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.5
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.4
    Noise LevelModerate
86% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (134)fit for foodies (117)romantic (104)notable wine list (85)neighborhood gem (49)hot spot (39)good for groups (39)great for lunch (20)vibrant bar scene (19)great for brunch (14)late-night find (4)kid-friendly (2)scenic view (1)Show More
  • Moo did not disappoint!
    HappydinerVIP
    Dined on 11/23/2014
    The food was amazing! Staff beyond compare. So helpful and willing to help entertain our 5 & 7 year olds. For sure a gem and would go back. Travis was AWESOME!
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    fit for foodies, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Just OK, not worth the price
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 11/22/2014
    Mooo is certainly not bad but it's ultimately overpriced and not on par with other area steakhouses, chain or otherwise. Steaks were bland and could've been about $15-20 cheaper for their quality. Drinks were outstanding as were deserts. For the money, I couldn't in good conscience recommend Mooo as for that price, the meal needs to be absolutely phenomenal.
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  • Great night out!
    Capevisitor
    Dined on 11/22/2014
    Reservations are recommended. Seated right away and greeted immediately by attentive servers. Questions about the menu were answered honestly and with great knowledge. We did have to ask for a new wine list because we were missing a page and prices varied from the beer list to the wine list.
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    fit for foodies, romantic
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Picky
    pickyVIP
    Dined on 11/16/2014
    We ordered steak. Filet mignion & serloin Prime. All were cooked as requested & very good. We ordered the combo side selection & all were delicious Salad was crisp wedge. Excellent toppings Dessert was a Sunday. If you love ice cream & marshmallow it's for you.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Fantastic Brunch!
    FoodLover
    Dined on 11/16/2014
    Everything we experienced at MOOOs brunch was terrific. The ambience, to the food and the service all exceeded our expectations. We couldn’t have had a better experience. A class act!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • always good
    hbankstoo
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    casual atmosphere, and really good food. always enjoyable
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, notable wine list, romantic
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • FABmooolous!!
    GstarVIP
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    Wow! The best beef wellington ever! I've had Gordon Ramsey's beef wellington and it was mediocre at best. Mooo's version was out of this world. Full of flavour and the jus.... yowzer! Dessert.... it's all about the Valrhona chocolate cake! Intergalactic! Should you come here? YES!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mooo was excellent
    Matt
    Dined on 11/14/2014
    The ambiance was excellent. Like a resort. Food was very good but all staff were excellent, particularly our table staff. Presentation of our dishes was excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 11/11/2014
    Servers were excellent, food was just okay and overcooked.
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  • Stellar experience
    Walthamflyer
    Dined on 11/9/2014
    From start to finish our special dinner was exceptional. The service is first rate. Travis, our server, was knowledgable helpful and attentive. He came to our table at exactly the right moments throughout our meal. We started with East Coast oysters that were fresh and at peak flavor. The NY strip was prepared perfectly and complimented by the bernaise sauce we selected. The flight of sides let us sample a variety of accompaniments. The wine list is incredible and their argon system allows them to offer an extensive array of wines by the glass. It was my wife's birthdsy and they surprised us with a happy birthday plate inscribed in chocolate with candle & treats. This was the best overall dining experience we've had this year.
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    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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  • Great Meal
    Mike
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    This was our first dinner at Moo. The food was excellent. We had the rack of lamb and painted hills sirloin. I would say the sirloin at $44 is one of the better steaks in Boston for the price. You should definitely try the tater tots. We plan to come back and try the wagyu steak frites and a few other things. I have been to most of Boston's nice restaurants and would say this place is worth the trip.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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  • DDDDVIP
    Dined on 11/4/2014
    As always a very enjoyable meal. Very good food and very good service (which is not always the case at MOOO)
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  • Fabulous Steakhouse
    JWUfoodie
    Dined on 11/4/2014
    Was hosting my Mother's BDay party and Mooo was an incredibly good choice. Everything was on point; the food, the service, the atmosphere. I've been to many of the notable steakhouses in Boston and around the US. This is truly worth repeating over and over.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • HI CLASS REPUTATION
    TomC
    Dined on 11/2/2014
    We were there for Sunday Brunch And the service lived up to the reputation however the food leaves a lot to be desired - the pancakes are better at home or at IHOP - the Frittata was bland (I don't think I've ever had a bland frittata before ?) It was almost like: "oh we are so hoity toity we don't need to bother with good food." The coffee was no better than the instant coffee packets at a 3 star motel. The breakfast drink selection was great and the two we had were excellent - a good drink will salvage any experience. So we had a nice time in the noisy dining room and we did finish our meals - the food was not bad... just not great, fitting the cost. We would not consider returning
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  • Amazing Restaurant
    Tomm
    Dined on 10/31/2014
    This is one of the best dining experiences I've ever had. The waiter was a real professional who was concerned about the customer's needs and experience. The environment was top-notch and comfortable, not too loud but not dead quiet either. The food was magnificent. It was one of the best steaks I've ever eaten. I highly recommend Mooo to anyone living or staying in the Boston area!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Dinner
    Pfd1234VIP
    Dined on 10/29/2014
    Proces are a little high, but the food and service was perfect. Maybe you get what you pay for. Also-the wine list is well-curated, though it does concentrate a lot towards the (very) upper end of the price spectrum.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, vibrant bar scene
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  • Thom
    Dined on 10/28/2014
    Their entrees and sides are outstanding - I'll remember them for a long long time -. Desert and coffee are average.
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    fit for foodies, special occasion
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  • Great steak
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    Booked Mooo for a friend's 30th birthday. We had an amazing time. The food, service and wine couldn't have been better. Would recommend to all my friends.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Anniversary Dinner
    DanandKimB
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    Really great experience! I am a frequent restaurant goer and wanted something special to celebrate our 27th wedding anniversary. The food was fabulous, the service exceptional and the ambiance warm and inviting. would like to see some more "average priced" wines as there were some in the $50 range which you know you are over paying for cheap wine but then there were some that were out of reach in the $350 to $650 range. Overall a great night out.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 10/16/2014
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  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    I went to school with the manager Chris. I hadn't seen him in years. He remembered me and had dessert and champagne sent to my table! Great service. The food was amazing
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    romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Husband's birthday
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    This was a great spot for a romantic birthday dinner. We were impressed with the menu selection and service. Would recommend coming here for any special occasion!
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Extremely accommodating
    HCNYVIP
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    I had a client dinner at Moo and we were planning to head to an event at 7:30pm. The staff went well beyond what was necessary to accommodate our time frame. And the food was excellent on top of that.
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  • Excellent
    LAFNYCVIP
    Dined on 10/7/2014
    Steak with bone marrow butter...Holy Cow!! That's all that I have to say. Mooo is excellent. We really enjoyed it. LAF
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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  • dont respect reservations
    chombliwala
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    reserved at 9.30pm.for 8 and got sat at 10.20.( kitchen closes at 10.30) and believe me the food was the reflection of that hurry for closing > we wanted to go to another restaurant but at that time no one will receive us.( same situation happend one month ago in the same restaurant). We were almost the only ones in the restaurant and more depressing celebrating a b-day. porterhouse hard and overcooked also the rest of the beef choices. they offer appetizers and the cake but still that didnt make us happy...A question: ..if you dont cancel and/or no show they charge 25$ per person..what do you get if they dont respect your reservation and you still have to pay for a bad experience in all aspects ??.
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  • Food & Service were amazing!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    Mooo is my favorite new restaurant! Apps, main entree and desserts were all great.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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  • Great dinner
    Billy
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    My wife declared her lamb chops as the best ever. My salmon was outstanding. A great place.
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    fit for foodies, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing
    forluv
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    The meal I had at Mooo was one of the best meals I've had in my life and I eat out a lot. When someone says they had a steak that taste like butter they don't know what they are talking about unless they ate at Mooo. Fantastic. Delicious. Unbelievable
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Overall Experience
    Figmo
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    A very nice restaurant, with exceptional table service and a fine choice of entrees. Would definitely return and recommend it to others. The only minor fly in the evenings ointment occurred when the hostess insisted we leave the bar and go to our table 10mins earlier than scheduled. Our forth guest had just arrived and we had no time to socialize with her at the fine bar scene. No big deal but it's something that I'll remember.
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    good for groups, romantic
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • jimbo
    Dined on 9/30/2014
    Great Food. Steak was good but I have had better. Lobster Mac was delicious and so was the Banana Foster. Would recommend
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    neighborhood gem, special occasion
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  • Always exceeds expectations
    mbahl
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    Mooo is one of my favorite restaurants. The food is fabulous and the service is impeccable.
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    fit for foodies, great for brunch, special occasion
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  • Slow service but tasty food
    saturatedphatsVIP
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    We stood at the front of the restaurant for at least 5 minutes before being greeted despite an abundance of waiters standing around. Took forever to get water or have our orders taken. Water was maybe refilled once after asking for it. Waiter accidentally poured coffee into my wife's purse. All that being said, the food was great. Really enjoyed the corned beef. Took forever to get our ticket. They did have live music which was unusual for a Sunday morning brunch and a little too loud for the space. Wanted to like it but didn't live up to the hype.
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  • Birthday dinner
    Puppykay
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    First time to vist and will certainly return. My expectations were high, I was not let down! The setting was lovely but noisy. The menu is simple but offers quality beef, sea food and inovative sides. I loved the Wagyu Beef Dumplings. My Filet Mignon was delicious and seasoned to perfection. My boyfriend said the Lobster bisque was the best he has ever had! He order the Prime Dry Aged Rib Eye which he loved. The waiter served him a Delmonico by accident which was quickly corrected. The Lobster Mac and Cheese was disappointing. Bland and dry. My only complaint was that our server was curt and condescending. I will return for a second visit but if service does not improve I won't return for a third. Delicious meal with disappointing service.
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Brunch
    AddasVIP
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    It was a very good brunch overall. The restaurant was nicer than I thought it would be. The lox was fantastic and the omelet and waffles were good.
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  • avab529VIP
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    We went for my husband's birthday. Two positives: the bread and the wagyu dumplings were great. The bad: He ordered the porterhouse and they served him a steak that had gone bad. I think because we are young they thought we wouldnt know any better. I expect that at an Applebees but at a nice restaurant, for almost $60, they should not have served that. They replaced it and appologized giving some crazy excuse about a sous chef but did not offer to comp anything from the bill. I had the halibut special and it was dry and without flavor. I would say stick to the steak but that didn't go so well either. It's sad because we had heard great things and we were excited to go. Take your money elsewhere.
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  • Not worth the money
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    Everything we ordered was good, but didn't stack up compared to some of the steak houses in NYC. For the price, I would say not worth it. Several of our steaks were overcooked, and when you are paying $50 for a steak, that just shouldn't happen. Waiter was great. Also, ambiance was Boston old money (which was probably to be expected in Beacon Hill) . Not my cup of tea, but it might be yours.
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  • Eh... Eh.
    NebraskaBorn
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    My prime aged rib-eye steak was sub-par and tough, but the side dishes and appetizers were outstanding. 3/5 stars.
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  • Satisfaction guaranteed!
    invitingVIP
    Dined on 9/22/2014
    We were given a gift card to Mooo and enjoyed a truly superb experience in every way. It is definitely worth the money to get the combination of high quality food, warm, cozy atmosphere, and expert service for a special occasion. The bar is also a great place to enjoy a cocktail and a reasonable bar menu. We would return!!!
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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  • JWG333
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Contemporary Decore meets Traditional Steak House Menu - Service & quality of food very good - Overall - great experience and highly recommended Valet very expensive - $18/ plus tip (Mooo should contribute half of parking expense)
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    fit for foodies, hot spot, romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • wonderful
    luv2eat
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    The food and wait staff were excellent. A very enjoyable dining experience.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.