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Aquitaine Dedham at Legacy Place

4.3
1582 reviews
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$30 and under
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French
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Aquitaine Bistro Legacy Place Dedham builds on the success of Aquitaine Boston and Chestnut Hill. From the sidewalk the golden glow invites passersby to step inside and be transported to a modern Parisian bistro. As servers move diligently among the guests the bar bustles with laughter and conversation while guests enjoy crafted spirits and wine from an eclectic mix of French and American vintners.
Menu items are traditional in nature while continually elevated to new levels using premier techniques and locally sourced ingredients whenever and wherever possible.
Our kitchen prepares all items to order and may easily prepare for vegetarian, gluten-free and allergen free dishes.
We offer lunch/brunch and dinner, a full bar, 120 bottle wine list, curated specialty cocktail list, and a selection of domestic and imported beers on draft and in the bottle.
Semi-private dining for groups as large as 40 people.
During the warmer months, we offer outdoor seating for 40.
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Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
French
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Saturday 11:30AM-4:00PM
Brunch: Sunday 10:00AM-4PM
Dinner: Sunday-Thursday 4:00PM-10:00PM, Friday & Saturday 4PM-11PM
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(781) 471-5212
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AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Smart Casual
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Neighborhood
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Parking details
We have a public lot within the shopping area. $6 valet parking located just prior to restaurant front door on right.
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Special events & promotions
Available for LUNCH starting at $15/person and Dinner starting at $25/person (both prices exclude alcoholic beverages, tax and tip). We accommodate both semi-private dining and private dining for groups of 10-75 people. Call 781-471-5212 for more info.
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Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Our award-winning chef and knowledgeable staff will create your perfect event. Signature menu items as well as seasonal favorites will be complimented by uncompromising attention to detail.

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What 1582 People Are Saying
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4.3based on recent ratings
4.2
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4.2
service
4.2
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3.9
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80% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined a day ago

Great time. Great food and drinks. Service was friendly.

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2.0Dined 4 days ago

NOT SURE IF THEY WERE SHORT STAFFED WAITRESS WAS PLEASANT BUT WE WAITED A LOT FOR HER FOR DRINKS AND CHECK SERVICE ATTENTIVENESS WAS SLOW. WAY TOO CLOSE TO NEXT TABLE COULD HEAR THEIR WHOLE CONVERSATION.

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3.0Dined 4 days ago

Food was very salty, even the tuna tartar. Just seems to have lost a bit in the kitchen as the food quality could have been better. Also odd that the printed weekly special was sold out for a 7:15 reservation. Would not rush back...

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4.0Dined 5 days ago

I wish I could remember our waitresses name because we’ve had her serve us twice now and she is just lovely! I’ll make sure to catch it next time we’re there and give her a shout out

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2.0Dined 5 days ago

The sfish was so dried out it curled up and the potatoes were so dredged in butter there was yellow all o we the plate. My sister in law ordered the raviolis which were cold and hard . Very disappointing experience. I was embarrassed that o reccomended this spot.

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4.0Dined 6 days ago

SOLE WAS DELICIOUS BUT HALF A NORMAL SIZED SERVING

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5.0Dined on April 18, 2018

Waitress was WONDERFUL!

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Best opportunity for a delicious meal !

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3.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Beet salad was oddly hot and had very heavy dressing. Fish main course was past due - heavy smell of ammonia. Not the first bad meal. Won’t go back to this location.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

We had a great dinner at Aquitaine. The service and the food was excellent. Thank you

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5.0Dined on April 4, 2018

Solid experience. Tables close but not like downtown Boston. Noise was average but could hear each other easily. Server was excellent, attentive but not trying to push us through our meal at all.

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4.0Dined on April 3, 2018

Love having Aquitaine so close by. Love the ambiance & service & sitting at the bar.
I do have favorite dishes but on this occasion, I wasn't expecting for them to have winter menu items still being offered. It's April, we're ready for a menu change.

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4.0Dined on April 1, 2018

My husband is vegetarian and he would have appreciated a few options. He had a salad and soup for dinner. The only other thing he could have gotten was Mushroom Raviolis which he does not like mushrooms

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Really a great time for Easter Brunch. Service, our server was Rene, was impeccable Rene was attentive, gave us some great suggestions, and never hurried us. The whole staff was pleasant

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2.0Dined on April 1, 2018

We went for Easter Brunch. Disappointed this year! Food was so-so.. the service was fantastic!

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3.0Dined on April 1, 2018

I’ve been to this restaurant several times and have always had great experiences . But yesterday my family went to Easter Brunch for the first time. The food was great but our service was not. Our server acted like she didn’t want to be there. She didn’t even say her name. It felt like we were bothering her. I will have to think twice about frequenting this restaurant location again.

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3.0Dined on March 30, 2018

The bolognese could’ve come from a can. Very flat and uninspired. Definitely not worth $24. The burger was quite good. Fries were a 2/5, pretty greasy and limp. Service was lacking. We will probably not be back.

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5.0Dined on March 26, 2018

We went there for our anniversary dinner and totally satisfied food and service! The host and waiter's greeting and service were excellent with a special seating and champagne service. All foods were delicious and wonderful. It is a very comfortable and romantic atmosphere. We definitely will be back again.

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Had a wonderful meal with an exceptional server, Renee!

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Amazing food!!

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3.0Dined on March 24, 2018

We booked a table for 6 for a group get together. It turned out to be "Restaurant Week" (or the equivalent) so 5 of us ordered off of the pre fixe menu. However, we waited very long for our food and the entrees were very disappointing quantity wise, and my lamb stew was cold. Several in our party said they would need to eat more when they got home. The desserts were also sloppily put together. We felt misled by the menu descriptions and would not recommend ordering off the "Restaurant Week" menu ever again.

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3.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Generally a solid choice for good food and ambiance. The place was extra loud for an early Saturday night, not sure if it was due to Restaurant Week menu being available. She-crab soup was very good, though not sure was worth $10 for a cup. The roasted duck breast was very disappointing - it was grissly and unseasoned, and the fruit topping was skimpy in its portion and didn't help in providing taste to the meal. The Beef Bourguignon was good and flavorful, as were the profiteroles for dessert.

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5.0Dined on March 23, 2018

Cynthia was in a waitress and as usual she was absolutely awesome! The food was great but Cynthia makes the whole meal.

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5.0Dined on March 19, 2018

Our waitress (I believe it was Cynthia) was fabulous. We were 3 friends getting together to celebrate the visit of one from the West Coast. Cynthia never rushed us, gave us a tasting of the GREAT fig brandy and was just extremely accommodating. Food was delish. We'll be back!

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Excellent French Bistro food with a great selection.

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

It was an excellent experience !!
Lindsay our waitress , who was amazing, made sure that everyone was extremely satisfied especially that Many of us had been on restricted diet due to health issues. She made sure everyone was happy. The ambiance, the hostess, the preparation of the food was all good! Also the prices to value are really good . It can be bit noisy but not to the extent that we are nnot hearing one another .
We highly recommended!

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3.0Dined on March 17, 2018

It is our 2nd time at the restaurant.
The 1st time the noise level was unbearable, but the food was delicious.
This time the food was terrible.
Are we looking forward to go to this place soon?- I doubt it.
It's not the cheap place and the restaurant suppose to stand up to higher standards.

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2.0Dined on March 16, 2018

The most disappointing meal. Took two US friends here and encouraged them to order the Beef Bourguignon for their main. Revolting piece of brisket in a watery gravy. Nothing like the real dish, was told this is Dedham MA not France people won't eat French food! Nothing like the menu had described it either. Basically the worst restaurant I have been too in a long time with poor food at expensive prices!

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4.0Dined on March 16, 2018

Great place for suburban and city friends to meet!

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4.0Dined on March 5, 2018

Always a great meal here! Renee' was excellent as always. A real asset to the place. When it's busy she just moves around like a ball in a pin ball machine. We started with the Calamari & Onion soup. Calamari was fine. The soup could have used a bit more veal bone stock. That's what really gives that soup flavor. Next up was the Stilton pear tartlet. Really nice with a god Stilton flavor. Stilton is a British Bleu cheese for those not familiar with it. Next up was the Lemon Sole & creamy mash potato. Both were excellent. Topped it off with Truffle fries. Really recommend them. Richard had the Sword fish. It was very good. For dessert I had the Pain per du. Kind of an adult French toast as Renee" would say. I always get it. Richard had the Apple Tart tattin. It was not as good as last time. It's frequently inconsistent in quality. He's a Pastry Chef, so he's rather spoiled!

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4.0Dined on March 3, 2018

Really Enjoyed Aquitaine in Dedham. Decided to try the restaurant group again after an "Extremely Bad" Gaslight experience. Service, food and atmosphere were great. Will be returning to Aquitaine in Dedham over Gaslight in the south end.

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3.0Dined on February 26, 2018

We have eaten at Aquitaine for many years starting with the Chestnut Hill location and have always had a good experience. That being said, we feel that it is a little “lack luster” at this point. There is nothing really bad, but nothing really good either. The food has become just “Ok” and they seemed to have dumbed down the wine list. We used to be able to get Sancerre or a white Bordeaux by the glass, but neither are available. The duck press was good, but not outstanding and my mussels had good flavor, but the the sauce had broken and was curdled; French fries were not crispy like they used to be. We had a good time because we were with friends and because it is a pleasant and convenient place to gather, but I would not reach out to it for a special meal the way we have in the past.

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4.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Nice little spot for a couple to brunch.

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Food and service were excellent. Missed seeing veal on menu.

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3.0Dined on February 24, 2018

A very disappointing and mediocre experience. I had an item from their Bruch menu. I asked for the eggs to be "over easy", not sure they know what "easy means"! If you can't cook an egg correctly, what chance you can do anything else? Place is fairly nice, service was fine but the kitchen is simply incompetent!

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3.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Food was not as good as in the past and the service was less attentive. Inside the restaurant, it was very dark and while the windows in the front of the restaurant brought in light, there was a lot of glare.

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5.0Dined on February 21, 2018

Great ambience, excellent food and service. We love this restaurant.

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4.0Dined on February 18, 2018

The thing that I like most about Aquitaine is that the decor and ambiance feels like a restaurant that would be found in Paris. I really like the booths since they provide a more intimate setting for conversation. It's a great central location for meeting friends, so that helps to direct us there. The food is always good and the menu offers interesting choices.

Three of us met for brunch and 2 of the 3 meals weren't correct (server error) the first time and had to rerouted back to the kitchen. The meal that was delivered accurately sat in front of my friend while we waited and waited and waited for the mistakes to be corrected. It was my friend's choice to wait (while her meal got cold) since our plan was to EAT TOGETHER. No notice was taken that maybe her dish should have been heated up or replaced while she waited. Finally the other 2 meals were delivered and they were terrific. The food runners never smile and seem mildly detached from their work. Coffee at Aquitaine is wonderful!

A quick scan of past reviews points to 2 consistent problems that we also experienced at this restaurant: Marginal service and poor management (was their even a manager on the floor, who knows?!). I do recall having excellent service there ONCE! Since Aquitaine is a chain, it's hard to understand why these consistent issues don't get corrected. I blame the consistently marginal service and absence of interest by management on poor corporate policy.

I would recommend the restaurant but don't have high expectations about the service.

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Have been going to this Aquitaine for over 6 years. The food is consistent and the service is the usually the best. I think I have gone through at least 8+ managers. Some have been great. But, the newest manager was at the cash register when I entered....no greeting, and looked upset. Not good. I think better training is in order in this case. Otherwise, among my favorites.

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Absolutely delicious
EXCELLENT Service

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