75 Chestnut

4.6
815 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
75 Chestnut - Nestled amidst the brownstones on the charming streets of Beacon Hill. Features regional American food.

Specials

Father's Day Special Menus & Reservations

Dad likes to be treated to a great brunch or dinner as well at 75 !!

Sunday, June 16, 2019

What 815 People Are Saying
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BL
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Classic beacon hill vibe, very delicious fresh food

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KK
New England
19 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

I had an excellent time dining here with my mom and grandmother. All 3 of us enjoyed the food! We wish they were open for lunch more frequently.

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RF
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wine Wednesday was a pleasant surprise.
Delicious!

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AF
1 review
Dined on May 13, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 3

Food was not great. Had the lobster Mac n cheese and was highly disappointed - no flavor at all.

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IC
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Perfect Mother’s Day brunch....love their menu and the ambience in the historic Beacon Hill neighborhood

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PJ
New England
9 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 3

The only reason I refrained from giving 4 stars is that some substitions were made to the dish I ordered so it differed from the description on the menu. I wasn’t informed of this and I didn’t want to mention it because it always ruins the meal for everyone when you wait while everyone else eats, and then they wait while you eat. It’s something I notice restaurants do assuming the sides dishes or accompaniments don’t matter whereas it’s what I based my decision on when I was having trouble deciding between two dishes. The particular vegetables that are my favorites were supposed to be with the dish were changed into vegetables I don’t care for. Seems like a minor thing but it’s something I find extremely annoying.

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AL
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is one of my favorite places to dine for brunch! It is a perfect and quaint spot in beautiful Beacon Hill. The menu has great offerings for breakfast and lunch. Their bloody mary’s are outstanding - almost a meal in itself!

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D
1 review
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It’s one of my favorite restaurants. We had a reservation at 10:30 pm and the place closes soon . The waiters didn’t rush us . Staff was super friendly . Food and drinks was great . Couldn’t ask for a better night .

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AR
New Orleans
4 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best bloody mary bar!!! Love that they have a new vegan entree!

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AC
New England
6 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A hidden gem near Beacon Hill delicious food in an inundate and cozy atmosphere.

Skirt steak special was delicious.

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m
New England
2 reviews
Dined on May 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We have eaten here many times, and each time is superb. Starting with a warm reception from the lovely hostess, you feel like you have wandered into a homey but elegant neighborhood restaurant. We have never had a meal less than excellent. The steak tips, chicken dish and Caesar salad are all particularly tasty. The service is very attentive without being obnoxious. You can never go wrong eating here. We arrived right at 5 because we were going to a local game, and within minutes it was full. We recommend reservations. One of our very favorite restaurants in Boston.

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SR
1 review
Dined on May 5, 2019
Overall 5food 3service 4ambience 4

Relaxed spot, easy to visit with friends. Lunch/brunch wasn't fancy and easy to get a seat even on Cinqo de Mayo.

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NM
New England
7 reviews
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Dessert was outstanding...creme brulee trio and the banana pudding - wow! Ambiance and service were excellent as well. Entrees were ok, but nothing special.

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H
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food and service. Nice warm friendly atmosphere.

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BO
1 review
Dined on April 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wow...the food was amazing! I joined colleagues for a party of seven business dinner. Everyone's dinner was served to perfection. Love the cozy, intimate atmosphere. Looking forward to inviting my husband to dinner. ♥️

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BG
New England
1 review
Dined on April 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I liked the warm atmosphere. The sirloin steak sandwich was excellent.

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NJ
1 review
Dined on April 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Loved finding this gem of a restaurant. Will definitely visit again next time in Boston!

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KH
1 review
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Such great service! Got there early they sat us right away and even gave us a special seat knowing it was an anniversary date. Loved everything about this restaurant! Definitely will go back.

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JT
New England
50 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

Brought friends who were visiting from out of town here for dinner. Service was great, food was really excellent (they have a way with salmon, we had both the special and the one on the regular menu). Salads are also really excellent. Impressive wines by the glass and really spot-on cocktails. All in all, an extremely charming and cozy atmosphere. We love this place!

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DQ
New England
11 reviews
Dined on April 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great ambience, service and creative menu with lots of good options. Delicious steak tips, Mediterranean plate appetizer, and fish and chips. A Beacon Hill gem!

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SS
Toronto
1 review
Dined on April 21, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

Spent our last evening in Boston here, great little spot hidden away. Food was good, but their service and ambiance are why we would return. Very pleasant staff and such a quaint dining experience, would return and recommend.

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JB
New England
24 reviews
Dined on April 21, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Wonderful. Will def be back!

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MK
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on April 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious food. Great service. Will definitely be back!!

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E
New England
2 reviews
Dined on April 20, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 5

My poached eggs were cooked too long, but the other 3 meals were rated as excellent by the diners.

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p
New England
2 reviews
Dined on April 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

75 Chestnut is our favorite neighborhood restaurant. Whenever I have out of town guests (which is often given the neighborhood we live in) they always want to return to 75 Chestnut.....it never disappoints....and, Betsy is your jewel!

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C
New England
21 reviews
Dined on April 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

This is one of the best restaurants in Boston! Such a warm, friendly, customer-focused environment with great food. It's a lovely ambiance and our only mistake was to make a reservation on Marathon Monday. The restaurant was super busy and noisy, but we have learned that it was an unusual situation. Highly recommended!

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PH
New England
9 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We love 75 Chestnut -- and it helps to plan ahead. Within moments of the doors opening, the place was packed for dinner. This place has the feel of a neighborhood joint -- everyone is happy to be there, chatting with each other and the friendly staff -- and is very welcoming to newcomers. The menu is quite large, and we haven't had anything less than a great meal in anytime we've eaten there. Yummy cocktails too!

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j
New England
20 reviews
Dined on April 7, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 2

We had a 1:15 reservation and were greeted cheerfully by the maitre’d. Our table was ready but in the window, so we had a choice of hot sun at our backs or shining in our faces. There were booths available so I was unclear why our weeks-ago reservation seated us in the window. I found the floor quite dirty and chairs piled up in the small hallway outside the bathrooms. Food was expensive and okay, not great. The service was excellent. I probably won’t return but cause it was quite expensive for such a lackluster experience..

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MS
New England
5 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Over all very happy

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CG
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

After a very long day of wandering around Boston, we finally arrived to a very warm welcome at 75 Chestnut. The front of house was friendly and the food was delicious. Thank you for the perfect ending to lovely day.

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ES
New England
2 reviews
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Nice neighborhood vibe, good food. My duck was delicious! The menu is a little oddly arranged, but otherwise a great find.

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LM
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Good service and our flatbread with the pea pesto was delicious. However our Nantucket Seafood Stew was very overcooked and being that the ambience was intimate and sophisticated, the background music (rock) didn't compliment it.

We would try it again though.

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PD
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on April 1, 2019
Overall 2food 1service 3ambience 4

The dishes were very complex and bad. It was cold, just out of fridge. Otherwise the space was nice, and service good.

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DB
1 review
Dined on March 31, 2019
Overall 2food 4service 2ambience 4

The manager was rude to us. She may have been the owner too, but she seemed annoyed with us for some reason, and addressed us in a tone of voice that made us uncomfortable. I did notice that she seemed to be polite to other patrons, who she seemed to know. My guess is that, because this restaurant is in a wealthy neighborhood, that she had preferred patrons. Since we were unknown to her, she treated us quite differently. She was an older woman, just for reference, but I did not get her name.

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RB
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on March 31, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Great service and food in a friendly neighborhood bar

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V
New England
3 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 2

This was not my best visit to 75 Chestnut which has been a favorite of mine for years.
We were seated at a table that straddled the booths so that we felt like we've been seated at
the "kids" table. I was never offered a second glass of wine nor a second cup of coffee. In fact, we
were there for a birthday - which I noted in my reservation - and no one even acknowledged that fact.

While I still like the food and often have a wonderful experience, this did not live up to expectations.

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OT
New England
61 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Always a good experience here. We both had specials, which were delicious, and the banana pudding was a great addition to the menu.

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M
New England
4 reviews
Dined on March 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great place. First time here. A hidden gem. Excellent value. We will be back!

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ND
New England
4 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Always a pleasure to dine at 75 Chestnut St-good food, service & ambiance-never disappoints!

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E
1 review
Dined on March 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Great atmosphere, good food, a favorite Beacon Hill restaurant

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