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About Clink - The Liberty Hotel

CLINK. serves the freshest North Atlantic seafood, seasonal New England fare, heirloom produce and artisanal heritage meats. Executive Chef Daniel Kenney creative menu artfully marries culinary tradition with both contemporary innovation and global influences. The dining room features vestiges of original jails cells and an open kitchen, while gold leather seats, butcher block tables and granite accents add to its contemporary style.

215 Charles Street
Boston, MA 02114
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, Seafood, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service

Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Daily: 6:30am – 11:00am;
Brunch Saturday's, Sunday's 10:00am - 3:00pm
Lunch: Monday-Friday: 11:30am - 3:00pm;
Dinner: Sunday-Wednesday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm;
Thursday-Saturday: 5:30pm-11PM

Cross Street:
Cambridge St.

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(617) 224-4004

Website:
http://www.clinkboston.com/

Entertainment:
Nightly, the lobby bar at CLINK. thrives with urban dwellers and hotel guests enjoying an energetic, social environment at the heart of Boston’s nightlife scene. Located within the spectacular 90-foot lobby rotunda of the hotel, the popular bar offers an answer to those searching for a reinvigorating place to gather at night. The bar menu serves tasty treats like Seared Tuna Sliders and addictive Spicy Mixed Nuts, while an extensive wine and cocktails list features house-infused liquors and changes often to reflect the whimsy of the service-oriented bartending team.

Parking Details:
Additional metered parking available along Cambridge Street.

Public Transit:
Charles/MGH T Station

Executive Chef:
Daniel Kenney

Additional:
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

The Liberty Hotel offers Boston corporate event space where minds can truly meet, and the machinery of ideas begins to hum, when set against a backdrop of thoughtful service and intuitive technology.

Clink - The Liberty Hotel Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.3

service

4.3

ambience

4.3

value

3.7

Noise

Moderate

89% would recommend it to a friend

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Fun (7)
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Neighborhood Gem (7)
Quiet Conversation (7)
Worth the Drive (7)
Great for Brunch (7)
Casual (6)
Fit for Foodies (6)
Pre/post Theatre (6)
Romantic (6)
Good for Birthdays (6)
Healthy (5)
Vibrant Bar Scene (5)
Good for Anniversaries (4)
Seasonal (4)
Hot Spot (3)
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People Watching (3)
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 (New England)·Dined on January 11, 2018

We were disappointed in the service our waiter was not attentive I don’t mind paying high prices for food but when your server is literally absent for 20 minutes was very frustrating the manager came over and apologized he made up for it in the end however I was really surprised that that happened in the first place

Tags: Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Waterfront, Vibrant Bar Scene, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New England)·Dined on January 1, 2018

We love having our first day of the New Year brunch at Clink mostly for their lavish Bloody Mary Buffet.
Overall, It is a beautiful hotel, the brunch menu is great. If you’re very hungry, try their burger.

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 (New England)·Dined on December 26, 2017

It was Christmas Day so understandably might not be as good as normal, but the service was slow, the options few and by 7:15 they were already out of the goose which is what we wanted. My dish and my companion’s (the chicken) was overly salted. Truly, an overall very underwhelming experience and not worth the money. Will never go there again.

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 (New England)·Dined on December 26, 2017

We stayed at our favorite hotel The Liberty on Christmas night and had a fabulous meal at The Clink! I had the blackened sea bass and my husband had the butter poached lobster which both were outstanding. Great food, great atmosphere and great service! Can’t wait to go back!

Tags: Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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 (New England)·Dined on December 23, 2017

This was our annual family outing parents + 2 adult children in Boston from Denver, CO. We are always looking for a unique and or historic Boston restaurant for this occasion. The fact that the hotel is carved from the Charles Street jail exactly fit our criteria. The valets were helpful since one in our party was disabled. The Clink was unique with its former cell doors still in tact. Our waiter was knowledgeable about the menu, answered our questions, made recommendations and was overall pleasant and helpful. We were not rushed and our drinks and all courses were timed perfectly. Would definitely recommend and return.

Tags: Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Disabled Access, Creative Cuisine
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 (New England)·Dined on December 21, 2017

The food is especially good. our favorite restaurant in Boston. e

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Server was not super attentive. One order was for the poached lobster. Lobster Tail was not clean and eggs still attached to it! For $42 the tail should have been cleaned! Bar outside of Clink served wine in soap stained glasses. For such a luxury hotel, very disappointing. We will not return

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 (New England)·Dined on December 15, 2017

The ambiance is very interesting, being a converted jail. The bricks lend a warm vibe.
Our waiter was pleasant and worked hard to accommodate my vegan diet. My only complaint (other than noise level)was the tomato soup arrived scalding hot. I couldn’t even begin to eat it for about 30 minutes.

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·Dined on December 9, 2017

Awesome Build your own Bloody Mary arrangement with a unique array of brunch options. Not to forget, the service was incredible as well.

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 (New England)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Great service. Food was amazing....highly suggest the yellow tail sashimi with watermelon and peanuts as a starter. Wonderful wine selection- we got a well priced and delicious cab-sauv , and our cocktails were well done. My boyfriend drank the Blackstone (a creative take on a Manhattan)...he was quite pleased.
Espresso gelato dessert with pizzelle and whipped cream ✔️

Tags: Happy Hour, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on December 7, 2017

The food and service is always very good. Salmon, chicken, steak entrees are all excellent. Great historic lobby bar for pre-dinner drink. Short walk to Boston Garden.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Live Sports
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Homemade pastas (black pasta with shrimp) were excellent and striploin was perfectly prepared. Start with the charcuterie, and small but terrific wine selection sure to please. As hotel guests, we also had brunch in Clink on Saturday and it, too, was first rate. Service excellent - just the right balance of attentive without being intrusive.

Tags: Seasonal, Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New England)·Dined on November 15, 2017

$5 for an unsweetened ice tea was a bit extreme I thought, but uniqueness of location and quality of food will bring me back again.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Excellent food and presentation. Enjoyed the historic setting.

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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Clink is consistently excellent, dating back to at least 2013. The hotel (The Liberty) is nice, although the rooms are average and the front desk service is somewhat lacking. Clink, however, never disappoints. The food is terrific, as is the service.

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 (New England)·Dined on October 31, 2017

Beet salad had too few beets and too many greens.
Noise from music and kitchen were somewhat distracting. Music could have been at a lower volume and more conducive to meal time rather than a dance hall.

Tags: Healthy, Business Meals, Great for Lunch
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Innovated food in this rennovative jail with catchy names like The Clink, The Yard and Alibi. Stay in the old jail cells of this Liberty Hotel.
We had Dunday Brunch. Great Bloody Mary bar, pork belly fried rice not to be missed and the coffee cake was amazing. If you can't make brunch or dinner, at least come by for drinks! I would recommend leaving the little ones at home and look nice. Cool jeans, but no shorts.

Tags: Fun, Tasting Menu, People Watching, Good for a Date
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 (New England)·Dined on October 10, 2017

Very convenient for MGH and Red Line. Good food good service and light ambience




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Tags: Business Meals
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 (Charleston)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Beautifully remodeled historical venue with a trendy vibe. Food was delicious and the service impeccable. Opted to sample the Charcuteries, Polenta Fries and Butter Poached Lobster. Would highly recommend to anyone visiting Boston.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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 (London)·Dined on October 3, 2017

Meal was very nice and the restaurant even surprised my fiancee with a little birthday cake!

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·Dined on October 3, 2017

Had lunch with my son, wanted to go there for many years. Very fun to see the old jail turned into a beautiful hotel. Food was good, a little expensive but it is Boston and in a hotel.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Hot Spot, Business Meals, Quick Bite, Fun, Good for a Date, Casual, Great for Lunch, Disabled Access
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·Dined on October 1, 2017

Great venue, deliciously prepared food. The cheese board is amazing and if you are adventurous I would recommend the black squid ink pasta. Omg! Service was also impeccable.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food, Good for Groups
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 (New England)·Dined on September 30, 2017

My wife and I had a quick dinner with our grown son while we were in town. Having eaten at it's sister restaurant, Scampo (very good), did not know what to expect from Clink. Happily surprised! Excellent Menu...with variety. All the food was scrumptious...burrata, steak, salmon, brussel sprouts..all good! Wait staff very responsive, attentive and kitchen moved quickly to bring out meals. Atmosphere is a little sterile (tricked out in old jail cells), but warm enough and does encourage conversation.

We'd return again.

Tags: Fun, Special Occasion, Casual
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 (New England)·Dined on September 21, 2017

Just a lovely place to have a delicious dinner; great options for everyone in the family!

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 (New England)·Dined on September 18, 2017

Excellent service and food. The setting is wonderful - historic, classic, and modern. My wife has multiple food allergies that make dining out difficult, but Clink handled it wonderfully and made her a great meal with no complaints and no hassle. I highly recommend Clink.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Pre/post Theatre, Gluten Free Options
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 (New England)·Dined on September 17, 2017

Always a pleasure to go to Clink for brunch, I believe it is one of the best brunch places in Boston. The waffle and the eggs benedicts are a must have. The Bloody Mary Bar is great. It is on the more expensive side of brunch but still, totally worth it. Bon appétit!

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 (New England)·Dined on September 9, 2017

We found the food a little too salty and as a result it sort of killed the meal. We were also a little disappointed that the manager not only did not take anything off the bill, they didn't even comp the two cappuccino's we had. Unfortunate!!!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 16, 2017

Went for Boston Restaurant week and was very disappointed. Nice atmosphere but food could be better.

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 (New England)·Dined on August 16, 2017

Went to Clink for Dineout Boston week. A quiet Wednesday night, but they took great care of us. The meal was great, the service attentive and the decor stunning.

Tags: Romantic, Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on August 12, 2017

Great stay and food

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 (New England)·Dined on August 10, 2017

Fun place in former historic jail. Architecture is well done. Service is excellent with attentive staff. Food was very good, but not outstanding.

We went during Restayrant Week so good was moderately priced. Wine was expensive though.

Tags: Romantic, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fun, Disabled Access
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 (New England)·Dined on August 9, 2017

It was wonderful to finally see the inside of the ominous Dickensian building of my childhood. The interior had just enough touches of the original the Charles Street Jail to remind the visitor of its function long ago. Be sure to check out the ceiling of the atrium. The Clink Restaurant retained some of the cell bars with all the modern touches of large bright windows and modern dining room furniture. The service was very attentive and the staff tried to accommodate our early schedule for the theater. We were taking advantage of Restaurant week. There were some adventurous choices on the menu with simple enough fare mixed in for the less adventurous. I had the spare ribs entree which was smoky, tender and delicious. The portion of baby bok choi was skimpy but delicious. My dinner companion had the gazpacho appetizer which she said was absolutely delicious. It was beautifully presented. She also had the cod as the main course and it was a spectacular piece of cod, tender and moist. The desserts were less spectacular but adequate.

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 (New England)·Dined on August 6, 2017

Was able to take advantage of "dine out Boston" formerly restaurant week. Otherwise i don't know if the price was appropriate for the food. Very good but also pricey.

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 (New England)·Dined on August 5, 2017

We swung by for a quick lunch today and had a terrible experience overall. That service in general was pathetic would be an understatement. We never got an app we ordered, were made to wait a long time for our s'wiches and worst of all, my wife, who happens to be vegetarian, found a piece of bacon in her side of sweet potato fries. That last one is just plain unacceptable for a restaurant in a hotel like this. This was by far the worst experience we have had at a 'Luxury Collection' property having stayed and dined at multiple ones all over the world. We are definitely not going back here which is quite a shame because we really used to like it.

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 (Tampa)·Dined on July 21, 2017

Have eaten at the Clink several times and always walk away raving about the meal.

Tags: Cozy, Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 19, 2017

Overall food just ok. Of particular note the Carpaccio appetizer was tough/chewy, difficult to cut (should be like bitter) and interspersed with sinew. Wine menu value good. Service attentive and appropriate.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 14, 2017

It was very average.
The oysters were good.
The salad was nice
The steak was tough.
The fish was decent.
Our server was absent minded

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 (New England)·Dined on July 14, 2017

Although I gave Clink some very good reviews, which were deserved, they were out of their lobster entree - on a Friday evening - in July - at 6p. Really? What kind of high-end hotel restaurant at the height of tourist season is out of lobster? I live here and work next door at the hospital and was very disappointed. Even McDonald's has lobster these days . . . Wow. This surely influenced my decision to ever dine here again, unfortunately.

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 (New England)·Dined on July 11, 2017

I had a drink at the bar before lunch. I must say that I really soured on the place when I overheard the manager talking to one of the wait staff. "Don't EVER say that to a customer again. If you say that you're giving them a chance to say "no," and if they say "no" I make less money! I'm in the business of making money!" OK then! Glad you're not my friggin boss! Maybe you should be in the business of being honest with your customers!

Tags: Fun, Hot Spot
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 (New England)·Dined on July 9, 2017

Went for the brunch, food was fantastic and my friend really enjoyed the make your own Bloody Mary Bar.

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