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About Abby Lane

Conveniently located in Boston’s Theater District, Abby Lane Food & Spirits sits directly across from the Wang Theater/Citi Performing Arts Center. We are open daily for both lunch and dinner service.

We're a neighborhood restaurant with a focus on approachability, affordability and excellent service and cater to both guests visiting the Theater District as well as residents of the local community. Our promise is to provide our guests with a restaurant that consistently produces delicious handcrafted food and spirits at reasonable prices. Our guests will experience great service and hospitality in a fun and family-friendly environment.

255 Tremont St
Boston, MA 02116
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Contemporary American

Hours of Operation:
Monday &Tuesday, 11:30AM-12AM
Wednesday & Thursday, 11:30AM-1AM
Friday & Saturday, 11:30AM-2AM
Sunday, 11:30AM-12AM

Kitchen Hours:
Sunday-Thursday, 11:30am-10pm
Friday & Saturday, 11:30am - Midnight

Late Night Menu:
Friday & Saturday, 11PM-Midnight

Cross Street:
Stuart St.

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(617) 451-2229

Website:
http://www.abbylaneboston.com/

Entertainment:
Every Wednesday night in our upstairs lounge we have live music with music sensation Louie Bello! From 8-10PM, enjoy Pop, R&B, and so much more.

For more information: http://www.abbylaneboston.com/flyers/Louie.jpg

Parking Details:
Parking is available at a wide-variety of parking garages located around our location.

Public Transit:
We are located directly across the street from the Tufts Medical Center subway stop on the orange line.

Executive Chef:
Jason Santos

Additional:
Bar Dining, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Abby Lane is perfect for:
Cocktail Receptions
Large Banquets
Business Meetings
Private Dining
Corporate Functions
Special Events
Rehearsal Dinners
Birthday Parties
Retirement Parties
Fundraisers
Holiday Parties

Private Dining

We pride ourselves on our personalized service and attention to detail whether it be a corporate function or cocktail party. We can accommodate your needs for any occasion by offering a variety of catering packages along with entertainment options.

Abby Lane Ratings and Reviews

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4.2

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.2

service

4.2

ambience

4.0

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

90% would recommend it to a friend

Pre/post Theatre (35)
Casual (16)
Good for a Date (15)
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Bar Seating (13)
Good for Groups (12)
Fun (12)
Quick Bite (11)
Creative Cuisine (10)
Late-night Find (10)
Comfort Food (9)
Special Occasion (9)
Handcrafted Cocktails (9)
Cozy (6)
Business Meals (5)
People Watching (5)
Good for Birthdays (4)
Fit for Foodies (4)
Good for Anniversaries (3)
Authentic (3)
Hot Spot (3)
Local Ingredients (3)
Great for Lunch (3)
Neighborhood Gem (3)
Romantic (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Vibrant Bar Scene (3)
Kid-friendly (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Great for Outdoor Dining (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Healthy (1)
Live Sports (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
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 (New England)·Dined 4 days ago

The food was OK, but it was the perfect place to go before our show at The Wilbur. Our waitress was also so incredibly nice and genuine!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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 (New England)·Dined 5 days ago

it is a good option if you are going to the theatres close by.
tables were too tight. table beside us had to move over so I could slide into my seat. not an extensive menu but adequate. staff was attentive.

Tags: Quick Bite
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vip
 (New England)·Dined 7 days ago

I always have a great time here with my friend. We come before shows and it's quick and delicious! Thanks for a great experience all round!

Tags: Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Fun, Good for a Date, Cozy, Pre/post Theatre
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 (New England)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Good spot if your going to a show. It is loud and busy. Host was a bit short and rude before realizing we had a reservation. Wait staff was good and food especially apps are good.

Tags: Casual, Bar Seating, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date
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·Dined on November 9, 2017

Very good food. Convenient to the theater district. I was able to reserve a table the same day for a time that worked out just right to finish dinner right before the start of the show at the Wilbut.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch
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 (New England)·Dined on November 9, 2017

This is our go-to for pre-concert dinners so we eat here often. There are typically 6 of us, all looking for the same thing: good food, great drinks and an attentive staff. Despite the crowds, it never disappoints. Just be sure to make a reservation.

Tags: Late-night Find, Good for Groups, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined on October 29, 2017

Great food in a great atmosphere. Have been on 2 occasions now and will return in the future.

Tags: Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Vibrant Bar Scene, Pre/post Theatre, Fun, Casual, Creative Cuisine
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 (New England)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Very limited menu so we ended up sharing a salad and 3 apps. All of them were excellent. I noticed on our bill that 2 of the items were more than on the menu so I was a little irritated at that. Total of $2.50 more so I didn't make a deal of it.

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 (New England)·Dined on October 28, 2017

In booking the reservation I had specifically requested a regular-height dining table as I was having dinner with my mother who is short and has some mobility issues. We were seated at a high top, and told that was all that was available. The table also wobbled. Service was very polite but slow (were were there nearly a half hour before we even had a drink) and then our entrees came less than a few minutes after our entree.

The food was very good, but there's plenty of restaurants in the area I'll likely attend before coming back here.

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 (New England)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Food was fantastic. Our table shared a number of small plate and apps, and enjoyed every dish. The ribs were a standout. Cauliflower hummus was unique and addictive. The house made sangria was perfect. The only mildly disappointment was my sister's cocktail which was sadly not well balanced. Service was cheerful and friendly, albeit a little frenetic, which is what you expect, really, getting dinner on a Saturday night in the window right before a show next door. Extra points to our server for asking as soon as we sat down if we had theater tickets, and if so, what time. He made sure we made it out in plenty of time for our show.

Tags: Fun, People Watching, Hot Spot, Pre/post Theatre
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 (New England)·Dined on October 22, 2017

We were disappointed by the new menu, missing the excellent pizzas and other favorites. Service was fractured and haphazard.

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·Dined on October 22, 2017

Very Limited menu, mostly burgers, only donuts for dessert, $13 mixed drinks mostly ice

Tags: Quick Bite
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 (New England)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Great location in the theatre district. I good selection of interesting menu options - very creative. Not too expensive. Service was not great, but adequate. Tasty food.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fun, Good for Groups, Local Ingredients, Pre/post Theatre
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 (New England)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Service was excellent and the small plates were the perfect size. Very close to the theater district which was the reason we chose the restaurant. On a Saturday night, it does get busy prior to theater times so it would be best to make a reservation. The time between ordering and food delivery was quick so it is very convenient for pre theater meal.

Tags: Casual, Pre/post Theatre
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 (New England)·Dined on October 19, 2017

We have eaten here before and enjoyed our meal before a show so why take a chance somewhere else? We were seated promptly, our server was great, food was very good. No rush, nice pace. Recommended.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Montreal)·Dined on October 18, 2017

The food was delicious and the service excellent, but it was so noisy we would not return. And I noticed although we took our time - maybe an hour to eat dinner - which isn't all that long, there were two different couples who say next to us, the first got their food - full dinners as we were ordering, and ate fast and left, and the second couple came, ordered, ate and left just before us. So I wonder if people tend to eat faster and leave sooner when it is so noisy, instead of having a second drink or dessert? Too bad.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Cocktails were fine (although a bit expensive...I don't expect to pay $13 for a cocktail in Boston at a restaurant with nachos). But the nachos were good. Entrees were disappointing. Steak was covered in all kinds of sauce and veggies but there was no flavor. Tasted like it had been defrosted. Nashville chicken was fine but not better than what I could get at an Applebees. Steak flatbread was missing....steak; only a few pieces on it. Overall, nothing special. The menu looks like it will be great, but the food is lacking in flavor.

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 (New England)·Dined on October 13, 2017

The menu has become very limited. Only 4 entrées. Salmon was ok. Service was good.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Quick Bite
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 (New England)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Nice service and good fresh food - we didn’t like the wine and the staff were prompt and gracious. It always gets noisy so we only go for Pre-Opera. Great location.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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 (Denver)·Dined on October 11, 2017

We chose this restaurant for the convenience to the theatre. The menu was very simple with "basic" choices. The restaurant was very good for what it is - a high end pub.

Tags: Comfort Food, Quick Bite, Fun, Kid-friendly, Pre/post Theatre
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 (New England)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Pre-theatre perfect

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 (New England)·Dined on October 7, 2017

We went here before a comedy show at the wilbur. It was disappointing that they didn't have 3 of the dinners we requested. I understand not having 1 or even 2 things on the menu but the menu wasn't very big to begin with. I also wasn't crazy about being seated directly next to other diners when the place was relatively empty, and the seats were quite close to the table next to us, so I bumped into them when I was sitting down. The food we ordered was okay but not exactly what we were hoping for.

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·Dined on October 7, 2017

Food was better than expected for a place right across the street from the Wilbur Theatre. A good choice pre or post theatre. We asked to sit upstairs where it was quieter. Most of upstairs is a bar and low couches which could accommodate larger groups
, but there were a few tables. Kobe beef sliders were delicious. Everything else was solid/good.

Tags: Good for Groups, Pre/post Theatre, Quick Bite
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Our server was a delight. we try not to be the needy type of diners, but we called her over multiple times during the meal and she handled it with aplomb. For this meal we ordered multiple apps and they were fine. the calamari was tender and the sliders were tasty. The queso could have used a bit more spice bu I understand its being made for multiple palates. Just right for our needs that evening

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Bar Seating, Comfort Food
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on October 3, 2017

Convenient to Wilbur Theater and others on the street.
Very attentive wait staff. Good selection of drinks and food.

Tags: Casual
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·Dined on September 30, 2017

Food was delicious however would have liked to have seen more of a variety in the menu.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (New England)·Dined on September 29, 2017

As always, the food here is great! Good wine selections. Great appetizers!

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for a Date
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 (New England)·Dined on September 28, 2017

First time visit. Food was good. A little pricey. Will definitely try again.

Tags: Quick Bite, Authentic, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on September 26, 2017

Meal and service were great. My mom, sister and I were there for dinner before seeing a show in the theater district and the server was so conscious of making sure we got our food on time, and even brought us complimentary chips and delicious onion dip while we waited for our food. Burger, fries, cocktails, and pizzas were delicious.

Will definitely go back here - so glad I found it!

Tags: Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Pre/post Theatre
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 (New England)·Dined on September 26, 2017

We have been here many times before it is a great place when going to the shows. The Waite staff always attentive and know the menus.

Tags: Comfort Food
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 (New England)·Dined on September 26, 2017

Our waitress Ellie made our night. She was friendly, knowledgeable about all the food and drinks, and by far the best waitress I have ever had. She is to be commended!

Tags: Special Occasion, Cozy, Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 25, 2017

Very good clam chowder and the fish tacos are amazing. Service was great...very friendly!

Tags: Quick Bite, Casual, Late-night Find
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·Dined on September 17, 2017

Everything was great but it took a fairly long time to get our food

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on September 15, 2017

It was amazing, food, drinks and the people that work there very nice

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 (New England)·Dined on September 15, 2017

Despite our reservations, in a nearly empty restaurant the greeter seated us at an awkward deuce between the door and the hostess stand. We knew enough to ask for upstairs, but we were responded to with a reluctant agreement. Our waitress with bright blue eyeshadow was awesome, food wast great, hot and fresh. Dessert choices lack.

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 (New England)·Dined on September 12, 2017

Place was clean and staff was friendly. Food was ok. My pizza was soggy in the middle and it taste a bit like raw dough. Burger taste great and the fries were ver crunchy. Calamari was very rubbery and took a bit of a fight to finish. Good atmosphere overall.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 2, 2017

We really enjoyed the fresh oyster presentation and the vegetarian curry cauliflower rice

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Local Ingredients
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on August 31, 2017

Thank you Ellie, an absolutely phenomenal evening made even better by the greatest server we have had in quite some time.

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·Dined on August 12, 2017

Food was very good,inexpensive for downtown, close to theatres

Tags: Casual, Comfort Food, Kid-friendly, Sunday Lunch
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on August 10, 2017

Eliana was the best server we have ever had. Best service, dinner, experience we have had in Boston. The filet mignon tips are to die for.

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