75 Chestnut

4.6
1357 Reviews
$30 and under
Contemporary American
75 Chestnut - Nestled amidst the brownstones on the charming streets of Beacon Hill. Features regional American food. Serving our neighborhood for the last 20+ years we are delighted to welcome you to our establishment. We are proud that we can serve our fresh cooked to order foods, specialty crafted drinks and cocktails. Our super friendly staff will make you want to come back again and again. we are the essential Beacon Hill restaurant a must see for residents and visitors alike. Our seafood stew and steak tips have our guests wanting to come back. We serve dinner seven nights a week and we serve brunch and lunch on Saturdays and Sundays. the stuffed French toast is something you don't want to miss. during the seasons we always feature food and drink specials and special events. some examples are sweet tooth Tuesdays, wine Wednesdays, green Thursdays, Sunday supper. our Ginger bread lunches are iconic so book soon. we will be happy to serve you .

Experiences

  • Sweet Tooth Tuesday

    Multiple dates available

    Enjoy our house made desserts for half price. Everyone loves home made desserts-share your favorite recipe with us and we will prepare and put it to the test. The best dessert recipe will win a dinner for two. 75 will feature our sweet tooth desserts along with our full menu and daily specials. If you like sweets Tuesday night at 75 chestnut or 75 Liberty Wharf is a must for you. for more info call or visit our web site.
  • Wine Wednesday

    Multiple dates available

    Wine Wednesday! Every Cork has a Story. Every Wednesday night, we are featuring a special two course menu with hand selected bottles of wine. $39.- per person two course menu and a bottle of wine. two person minimum tax and gratuities not included. our full menu is also available.
  • Green Thursdays

    Multiple dates available

    Come and celebrate our planet with your friend and neighbors. Be sure to stop by for special organic drinks, specials from renewable and sustainable foods, recycling tips and our full menu.
  • Sunday Supper at 75.

    Multiple dates available

    Just like Mom used to make!! Come in and spend the evening with us. Sample our innovative and classic comfort foods, evoking home-cooked memories from years gone by. Come early to insure availability. It's like Mom's only better! There are no lumps in our gravy! 75 Chestnut restaurant will feature these specialties and our full menu. Children's menu and portions available.
  • Thanksgiving

    $75.00 per person

    Nov 25 - Nov 26, 2021

    Let our kitchens do the heavy lifting for all your Thanksgiving trimmings. Make your reservations now or order your thanksgiving TO -GO! all pre orders must be called in by Tuesday November 23rd. We are featuring our classic three course dinner for $75.- per person pre fix this excluded taxes, gratuities and beverages. Happy holiday season from the entire 75 chestnut family.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1357 people are saying
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vipOpenTable Diner
Miami
6 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food and service. Great vibe at the high top tables and the bartender/server was outstanding! Thank you…

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LizaV
Columbus
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall2food3service2ambience3

We were excited about Sunday Supper at 75, and were generally very disappointed. We had reservations, and waited 8 minutes stuffed in the front doorway after our reservation time before anyone acknowledged us (a group of 6, whom everyone had to push through to access the bar side).
The food was completely underwhelming. All together we ordered: chowder, Caesar salad, glazed salmon, lobster gnocchi, seafood pasta special, and chicken fettuccine, chocolate chip cookie, and moletm chocolate cake, bottle of sauv blanc. Nothing was seasoned adequately. Scallops were rubbery. Cookie was soup. There was no lava.

Truly a bummer of an experience for a decently pricey night out. At least the wine was good.

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vipKerryL
Los Angeles
7 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great meal!! Great service. I sure hope my son goes to college here!

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Maggie
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Our reservation was for 7:45pm on a Saturday. We weren't seated until 8:25pm after following up with the hostess about the delay. I get it being a busy Saturday night, but the communication was a bit lacking. We were in a high top at the bar area which we knew we would be based off of our reservation, but there was a crowd standing between our table and the bar seats which created a very claustrophobic situation. I know the space is tight, but it was uncomfortable how close everyone was. The restaurant staff weren't even able to pass through the area. Our waitress was great - she was behind the bar and serving some of the tables in the bar area. She was friendly and attentive. The food was average. Overall we were just a bit disappointed in the space and wait time.

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vipFoodjunkie
Indiana
16 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

75 Chestnut never disappoints! The menu options are plentiful and their new Harvest Menu had so many wonderful dishes. The beef stew served in the pumpkin was a huge hit. Incredibly friendly and helpful staff. This is a always a reservation we make when visiting Boston.

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TeresaA
Orlando
3 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great good! Quaint local restaurant

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PegB
New England
6 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

75 Chestnut is one of our favorite restaurants. We sat at the bar while watching a Red Sox game. Our dinners were perfectly prepared and service from Jeff could not have been better. We were so happy to see Betsy back as the hostess. Thanks for another great evening!

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WayneS
Los Angeles
12 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We are visiting from the west coast and this place was recommended by a friend. We were not disappointed

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MaryN
1 review
Dined on October 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We chose to sit at the bard for drinks and dinner, just the two of us, IT was delightful and just what we wanted - delicious, efficient, and healthy.

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diner
Cleveland
11 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

We were in town for the night of our vacation and chose the restaurant based on the fact it was in a neighborhood and not on the main drag. Also, the food sound appealing from viewing the menu
We were greeted upon arrival and wished a happy anniversary. Which was thoughtful
Service was overall good aside from the server’s seemingly slower pace as compared to attention received by the table beside us. The team of servers assisted him in clearing and delivering, but only after we sat with clear finished dishes for several minutes before placing them on the table next to us just to have more space
Overall, the food was good. My wedge was as expected with chunks of blue cheese and crispy bacon. The bread was delicious. The main course was good, the salmon was well prepared but the rice was a but under seasoned. Also, the calamari appetizer tasted fine but the light breading was soggy

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vipSissy
Memphis/West TN
17 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a great time!

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MindyM
New England
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Service was a bit slow but the food was delicious and we loved sitting outside to enjoy the nice fall weather.

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HannahB
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

This is a must for brunch in Boston! Not only is the food and drink delicious (especially the bloody marys) but it is located on the cutest street. Definitely make a reservation!

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vipAlia
New England
8 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always, our dinner here was extraordinary. The autumn ravioli squash was spectacular, and we loved their festive autumn drinks too!

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Overall good but had to ask for bread after our entree had arrived

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Runner
Chicago
21 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall2food4service1ambience4

Food wasn’t bad but needed more flavour Our server was horrible plus I sent back my old fashion they didn’t make a new one they just adjusted the same one I would of sent that back but our sever never came back wouldn’t go back sorry to say

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vipMaryF
New England
12 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience4

Go for the ambiance.... not necessarily for the food.

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Anit
New England
2 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience2

I had high hopes for this spot. Went on our anniversary. Couldn’t find anything on menu that grabbed me. I ordered chicken sausage pasta which feels like a Tuesday night homemade meal. Not something you pay 25$ for. It was mediocre. Loud pop music playing like a pub. I was expecting and hoping for something a bit more special

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great evening at 75 Chestnut! Both the food and the atmosphere were excellent!!

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AmandaF
Miami
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Extremely pleasant environment, service was outstanding and food was amazing! It is a must go restaurant and I’ll definitely come back soon. Also, the staff was attentive to the reservation details (I put in the comments that I was celebrating my husband’s birthday) and they brought an amazing desert that made us enjoy even more the decision of having dinner there.
Excellent experience!! Highly recommend.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Beautiful little restaurant. We had the salmon special and it was delicious! Highly recommend

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PegB
New England
18 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a lovely evening at 75 Chestnut. It was not too crowded and we sat in the bar area. Jeff did a great job helping us with wine and meal choices. It is one of our favorite places and we will definitely return soon.

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vipKevP
New England
13 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2021
Overall4food3service3ambience4

Cozy atmosphere, decent food

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2021
Overall3food4service4ambience2

Great food, but they could up their game on their wine list.

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JoeS
New England
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Other than the carrots being under cooked everything was really good. I’d definitely go back

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JohnW
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Oktoberfest specials were great: bratwurst, knockwurst, schnitzel, and the harvest vegetables. Fun to do Oktoberfest at 75 Chestnut.

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vipAiazeen
Portland
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience5

Fish and chips lacked flavor. However my father sausage fish was one of the best he has ever had. Didn’t know how to make a Spanish coffee but charged exorbitant $14 for it.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great neighborhood spot

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CarolynM
1 review
Dined on September 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was amazing and service was outstanding. Would absolutely recommend!

AD
AmyD
1 review
Dined on September 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food and perfect ambiance for an intimate dinner for 2. We loved everything about 75 Chesnut.

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ROSARIOL
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, ambiance and location in Beacon Hill. Our waitress was super efficient despite the heavy workload.

This is a keeper for sure!

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vipDaniel
Chicago
44 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Very good; nice setting

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vipRichardD
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall1food4service1ambience4

Good food / terrible rude service. Part of the dinner party was late getting there, but we ordered ahead. We were all but ignored by the staff - no checking on us / we had to ask for bread and water refills, etc. We wanted another 15 min past their 1.5 hour allocation. We weren’t squatting - just wanted a last glass of wine. They basically kicked us out with 3 or 4 open tables and no one waiting. Obviously, we’ll never go back.

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vipcheesegirl
New England
25 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was excellent. We had beef tenderloin and the filet. Both were very tender and perfectly prepared. Service was attentive yet not obtrusive.
Will definitely return.

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Randy
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

It had great ambience! A little understaffed and our waiter was on the run the entire time but tried his best to provide good service. The food, itself, met our expectations.

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JaydeepC
1 review
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Old world ambience and warmth with new world efficiency.

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Dinner
New England
7 reviews
Dined on September 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

75 Chestnut is always great and one of my go to spots. Food and service was great, our server was really helpful, accommodating, friendly, and knowledgeable.

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ARegularRegular
New England
7 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience4

The salmon special was a bit disappointing when compared with the regular salmon entree which I had two days prior. That entree was spectacular.

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vipLesR
New England
22 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great service, great atmosphere. Who doesn’t love half priced desserts on a Tuesday!

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EandS
1 review
Dined on September 21, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience4

My entire entree was cold to the touch. The Grilled Au Poive Tenderloin had no taste, and (it was like I was eating steak tartare)the gravy on the potatoes was very sugary.

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75 Chestnut is rated 4.6 stars by 1357 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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