About Deuxave

Owner Brian Piccini and Chef/Owner Christopher Coombs are proud of their award winning Restaurant & Bar, Deuxave in the Back Bay. The inspiration behind the restaurant’s American Nouveau Cuisine is seasonality, with a focus on working with the finest farms and purveyors, sourcing out the freshest, local ingredients and amplifying their magnificence. The cuisine is strongly rooted in the nouvelle techniques of contemporary French cuisine, married with the splendor of American ingredients in a refined, but casual setting. Deuxave’s (pronounced doo-ave) name plays homage to its location at the corners of Commonwealth Ave and Massachusetts Ave.

371 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
French

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm

Cross Street:
Massachusetts Avenue

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$50 and over

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(617) 517-5915

Website:
http://www.deuxave.com/

Entertainment:
We do offer 2 semi-private dining areas that accommodate a maximum of 12 guests in each of these alcoves.

Parking Details:
Valet Parking available for $20 through Prieve Parking Valet.

There is limited street metered parking.

Sunday, free meter and residential parking.

Public Transit:
Green Line Hynes Convention center
#1 Bus Stop at Commonwealth Ave

Executive Chef:
Christopher Coombs

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Thursday, November 23, 2017

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

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Specials

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Details

Leave the Thanksgiving Cooking to Us! Join us for a truly extraordinary meal, without the work. Enjoy Executive Chef Chris Coombs' Thanksgiving Day menu
3 Exquisite Courses, $89 Per Person Optional Wine Pairing $40 Per Person. This will be the only menu available. Open 12pm to 8pm.

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

Celebrate the start of a new year at Deuxave. Join us for a Four-Course dinner for $159 per person designed by Chef Chris Coombs. This will be the only menu available this evening

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Details
Sun - Wed 5:00PM - 5:45PM 9:00PM - 9:45PM

Thu 5:00PM - 5:45PM 9:30PM - 9:45PM

Fri 5:00PM - 5:30PM 9:45PM - 10:45PM

Sat 10:00PM - 10:45PM

Private Dining

We have two semi-private alcoves that accommodate up to 12 guests in each. We can also host buyout dinners for 30-68 people including room for a reception. We can also accommodate reception only events for up to 100 guests. We are open for dinner service only, 7 days a week.

Deuxave Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.6

ambience

4.6

value

4.2

Noise

Quiet

93% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (77)
Special Occasion (73)
Romantic (62)
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Fit for Foodies (60)
Creative Cuisine (59)
Good for Anniversaries (59)
Notable Wine List (42)
Neighborhood Gem (40)
Good for Birthdays (36)
Quiet Conversation (32)
Tasting Menu (26)
Business Meals (26)
Worth the Drive (22)
Cozy (21)
Handcrafted Cocktails (20)
Authentic (19)
Great for Outdoor Dining (19)
Bar Seating (17)
Hot Spot (15)
Local Ingredients (15)
Good for Groups (9)
Pre/post Theatre (9)
Seasonal (9)
Vibrant Bar Scene (9)
Fun (8)
People Watching (7)
Healthy (7)
Gluten Free Options (5)
Scenic View (5)
Good Vegetarian Options (4)
Casual (3)
Comfort Food (3)
Late-night Find (3)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Great for Brunch (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Great Beer (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Great for Lunch (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Waterfront (1)
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on September 9, 2017

Food, service and ambiance were all excellent. Pricey menu and some offerings on the small side. Some tables received lovely looking macaroons at the end but we received something else. Asked for the macaroons but were told they were unavailable. That didn't seem very accommodating.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List
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 (New England)·Dined on September 9, 2017

A gem of a restaurant located on a pretty street corner of Back Bay Boston
Great and creative presentation with sumptuous food .
The beet salad was divine and the rich entrees leave you guessing as to what
choice to make. Make reservations and ask for a booth

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene, Creative Cuisine
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 (Nashville)·Dined on September 8, 2017

Entree portions were quite small for the price when compared with other top scale dining experiences.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Afternoon Coffee, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date
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 (Richmond)·Dined on September 8, 2017

To qualify the noise rating we were outside do such gorgeous weather buy the interior seemed more intimate. Food was creative and delicious. It was great dining experience.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Memphis)·Dined on September 7, 2017

It didn't hurt that it was a beautiful evening. We asked to sit outside and they put us on the street corner under a tree wrapped with a string of white lights. The people watching was out of this world as there's so much happening! We were a little early but seated right away nevertheless. We started with the Lobster Gnocchi dish and the Foie Gras paired with a Sauternes. Outstanding! Both dishes! We shared the duck entree and it was another 10/10 with just the right balance of flavors and another excellent wine pairing. Our dessert was a creative chocolate dish that was delicious and creative but very small. Coffee was very good as well. It was just about a perfect dining experience.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Good for a Date, Tasting Menu, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Vibrant Bar Scene, Scenic View, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Great Beer, Fun, People Watching, Romantic, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 6, 2017

Beautiful space, well made drinks, the food is succulent. My only gripe is the location, you should probably valet for $20 if you drive here. I got the duck and it was extraordinary, the lobster gnocchi was also en fuego.

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·Dined on September 5, 2017

Always a wonderful night out at Deuxave for a special occasion. This is the fourth time I've gone and it's as consistent as it is delicious. The wait staff is friendly and courteous and the Duck Confit is one of the best plates I've ever had. Will definitely be returning again.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Cozy, Notable Wine List, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on September 3, 2017

Was dissapointed by the lowering of standards from what we've come to expect at deuxave. The food was still inventive, with ingredients and combinations not seen elsewhere- however the portions seemed to have shrunk noticeably - i.e. Think small plate size at gourmet dining big plate prices. The service was down a notch as well; the sparkling water which sat in a chilling ring on the table was self service, as no one ever cane by to pour it; the pause between courses was longer than appropriate, particulatly given that the restaurant wasnt full and when something was needed there wasn't a waiter nearby to summon. Perhaps the most annoying aspect of the meal was my wife's duck entree; a fair amount of it was extremely rare/ almost raw; she didnt finish it because it was unpalatable to her; when someone finally came to clear plates, we asked if that was standard preparation; they saif they wld bring it to a mgr's attention. Later the waiter said they were discussing it in the kitchen and agreed it was undercooked. That was the last we heard of it; no mgr came to say anything; no apology - no offer of a drink, dessert, etc. (and yes we were charged full price for the meal)
Sad. Dont expect we'll be returning

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies
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 (New England)·Dined on September 3, 2017

Food and service might be described as high attention to details. Service in particular was very attentive without being intrusive. Food was delicious.

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 (New England)·Dined on September 2, 2017

A three and a half hour anniversary dinner that seemed to go by in a flash. We both had the superb Chef's Tasting Menu of five courses -- each the exact right size. The wine pairings fully complemented the meal. As always, the difference between a very good meal and a great meal was the service. Everyone who assisted us made us feel welcome and special. The ambience outside at the deux avenues was a welcome reminder of Paris. Deuxave is not inexpensive, but the value far exceeds the cost.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Fun, Quiet Conversation, Pre/post Theatre, Authentic
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Deuxave was tremendous start to finish. We choose never to miss coming here when we are in Boston. The food and atmosphere are second to none.

Tags: Authentic, Cozy, Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Seasonal, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on September 1, 2017

Our brown haired, blue eyed handsome waiter (I wish I remembered his name) was outstanding. He went above and beyond taking care of my food allergies and making sure our dining experience was pleasurable. I had a yummy and refreshing cocktail with lemon and lavender altered safely for me. Warm and fresh gluten free bread. Perfectly cooked duck on a bed of wilted greens. The portion was so large I couldn't finish.
My friend loved her cocktail and enjoyed every bite of her sea bass.
We will return with our husbands!
Thank you!!!

Tags: Romantic, Worth the Drive, Gluten Free Options, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (New England)·Dined on August 30, 2017

Pretty load, the service is super slow.

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 (Sacramento)·Dined on August 27, 2017

Small portions -- 4 ounce rib eye steak. Cold accompaniments

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·Dined on August 27, 2017

Our experience was very enjoyable . Everything was very tasty and the sauces were un "delice" ( my husband's choice) . The foie gras , however ( my choice) was a bit small , even for an appetizer . The desert , small also, was delicious and the different textures were unexpected-- we loved it.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Good for a Date, Hot Spot, Seasonal, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 27, 2017

Excellent experience. Sat outdoors on a beautiful evening. Everything we ordered was excellent. Enjoyed the duck liver pate and the chicken was perfectly prepared. Service staff was wonderful and knowledgeable about the food and wine and made great recommendations when requested. The sea salt butter and brioche were well worth a splurge on bread before dinner. A side order of mushrooms was the best we've had anywhere.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 26, 2017

This is one of our favorite restaurants and we always go there when we are in Boston. Exceptional food - fresh, delicious and innovative. The chicken is always uniquely prepared in their own way. Actually there are so many dishes there that are must tries - the gnocchi with lobster is another one! Always a terrific experience - the staff is warm, friendly and professional.

Tags: Business Meals, Authentic, Special Occasion, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients, Romantic
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 (New England)·Dined on August 24, 2017

We went here for our own personal wedding celebration a few days after our wedding. We did the chef's tasting menu with the wine pairing and everything was delightful. Might've been a little more food than I could handle, but it was all delicious. Would definitely go back.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Notable Wine List, Great for Outdoor Dining, Bar Seating, Tasting Menu, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on August 23, 2017

My hands down favorite restaurant in Boston and possibly in the country right now. Amazing food and superlative service. They have also been great at accommodating dietary restrictions. I can't say enough good things about this restaurant!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion, Tasting Menu, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on August 22, 2017

Took the family out for dinner on a weekday night. Our waitress was very attentive and amiable. Our food was presented terrifically and was enjoyed by everyone. The lobster gnocchi was the highlight of the night, however, it was brilliant!

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on August 20, 2017

Great food but I wish they would turn down the background music. It's not deafening but it is disturbing to me.

Appetizers were especially good. We really loved the lobster and gnocchi and enjoyed the crab salad and crispy duck confit. We liked the mushroom and French fries sides a lot too. I liked the lamb main though it was not as amazing as the appetizers.

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·Dined on August 20, 2017

The food is delicious though over-priced particularly for the smaller portions they serve. Valet is $20 so be prepared for that if coming by car.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date
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 (New England)·Dined on August 20, 2017

The restaurant has great ambiance. It is a hidden gem of Boston.

Tags: Cozy, Healthy, Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Outdoor Dining, Notable Wine List, Hot Spot, Waterfront, Fun, Quiet Conversation
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 (New England)·Dined on August 19, 2017

The food was was of the highest quality. The presentation was excellent. The service was top-notch. The ambiance was delightful.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Authentic, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation
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 (Houston)·Dined on August 17, 2017

One of the best restaurants we have been to - ever. The food and service are as good as they get and we may make a special trip to Boston just to eat there again. If you are in Boston and looking...PLEASE do yourself the favor.

Tags: Cozy, Authentic, Business Meals, Good for Groups, Tasting Menu
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·Dined on August 17, 2017

Service was outstanding.....food was excellent.....great wines

Tags: Scenic View, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Great for Outdoor Dining, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Healthy
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on August 15, 2017

This is a hard one to write. The food, the service were great. The restaurants web page describes sever levels of "family meals". There are several options of 3 to 5 courses. Only one on the menu. Five courses with no explanation of what it will be !

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on August 14, 2017

Excellent venue and good quality food. Would recommend.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 13, 2017

Ambience and service were great. However, We had two issues: both my husband and I requested that our duck breast be cooked medium and not rare. The waitress was hesitant and seemed to imply that this might be a problem with the chef. I guess she was correct, since our requests were ignored, making our dishes less enjoyable for us. Our other issue was with the size of the chocolate dessert---almost nonexistent!
In spite of these two issues, I would return to Deauxave, but I'm not so sure about my husband (His duck was rarer than mine).
It's unfortunate for a restaurant to come so close to perfect and have a chef whose ego gets in the way of the customer fully enjoying an expensive meal.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Fit for Foodies
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 (New England)·Dined on August 10, 2017

Had the tasting menu. Wonderful diversity of tastes and textures. Appetizer courses were light and refreshing. Entrees were hearty, with extraordinary sauces. Wine pairings were well-suited to each course. Service was attentive, cordial and timely. Overall, a delightful experience for a special occasion.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Tasting Menu, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List
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 (New England)·Dined on August 10, 2017

Outstanding restaurant and the food is excellent and the ambiance is wonderful

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 10, 2017

We celebrated our last night in Boston at Deuxave. The restaurant was beautifully decorated & the food was outstanding & creatively presented! Shaine our waiter was professional, un-intrusive & extremely knowledgeable about the wine we chose. Definitely would go back next time we're in town.

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·Dined on August 7, 2017

The food was delicious and the ambiance was excellent. Highly recommend.

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·Dined on August 6, 2017

Deuxave is a awesome restaurant! My wife and I had a really romantic dinner there. We came to there for our anniversary and we fell in love with this place immediately. They decorated a couple beautiful candles in our table and prepared 2 fancy chairs for us! The food is so delicious too! Definitely the right place if you want to have a delicious romantic dinner!

Tags: Comfort Food, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Cozy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 6, 2017

Fabulous food, great location. A perfect dinner for my wife's birthday.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on July 29, 2017

Wonderful food. Great service. Beautiful atmosphere.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on July 28, 2017

Great evening out for a wonderful dinner. The service was friendly and prompt. The food was delicious and a great time was had by us all. Not too noisy in the restaurant or too cramped. Everything was perfect.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Naples)·Dined on July 26, 2017

Knowledgable wine staff. Attentive service. Environment fun, but can be noisy. Some portions quite small. Beet salad delicious, bit containes eight 1" pieces. Presentation superb, but quality does not always match price. Second time there. we liked it but will have a $200. meal elsewhere nxt time.

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vip
 (Cleveland)·Dined on July 25, 2017

We had the tasting menu. Dishes were creative (but not crazy) and thoughtfully presented. The wine pairings complimented the dishes nicely. We had a delightful evening.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New England)·Dined on July 20, 2017

hot night 90, ac insufficient! portions small and too precious. wait staff excellent.

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