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About Gaslight

Gaslight is a French Brasserie celebrating our 8 year anniversary and our Boston Magazine award for Best French Brasserie. Starting in early spring, we have a wonderful heated patio, which is offset from all traffic and enclosed to create a romantic atmosphere. Inside, we have a full bar, 100% French wine list and free parking. We serve dinner nightly and brunch every Saturday and Sunday morning.

560 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02118
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
French

Hours of Operation:
Brunch: Saturday & Sunday: 9:00am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Wednesday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Thursday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 12:00am; Bar: Sunday - Wednesday: 5:00pm-12:00am, Thursday - Saturday: 5:00pm-1:00am

Cross Street:
Waltham St.

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

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

Phone Number:
(617) 422-0224

Website:
http://www.gaslight560.com/

Entertainment:
Ambiant music

Catering:
Catering available through us directly or through DiningIn.com

Parking Details:
Free parking in our adjacent lot nightly during the week and all day and evening on weekends.

Public Transit:
Take the Silver Line on Washington Street to either Union Park or East Berkeley St. Walk 1 block South to Harrison and then its #560.

Executive Chef:
Michael Zentner

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Restaurant is available BRUNCH starting at $22/person and DINNER starting at $55/person for semi-private dining for groups of 13-36 people (both prices exclude alcoholic beverages, tax and tip).

Private Party Facilities: Call us today for a Private Event from 100 to 175. We would be happy to host your special occasion!

Our sister restaurant Cinquecento, an Italian trattoria also located in the South End with its own free parking lot has a private room that holds up to 48 for seated dinner and 75 for cocktail receptions 617-338-9500.

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Private Dining

Gaslight Brasserie hosts a large range of events from cocktail receptions to seated dinner with wine pairings for 50 to 150 guests. Our event coordinator will work with you extensively over every detail to ensure a special and spectacular event.

Gaslight Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.3

ambience

4.4

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

94% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (52)
Fit for Foodies (41)
Special Occasion (39)
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Great for Brunch (35)
Neighborhood Gem (34)
Good for Birthdays (30)
Good for Groups (30)
Casual (29)
Sunday Lunch (27)
Bar Seating (26)
Cozy (24)
Romantic (23)
Authentic (21)
Good for Anniversaries (21)
Creative Cuisine (19)
Handcrafted Cocktails (19)
Pre/post Theatre (16)
Vibrant Bar Scene (16)
Worth the Drive (16)
Hot Spot (15)
Fun (14)
Great for Outdoor Dining (14)
Business Meals (12)
Notable Wine List (11)
Great for Lunch (11)
Comfort Food (8)
Tasting Menu (7)
Great Beer (6)
Happy Hour (6)
Seasonal (6)
Disabled Access (5)
People Watching (5)
Quiet Conversation (5)
Late-night Find (4)
Healthy (3)
Kid-friendly (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Tapas (1)
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vip
 (New England)·Dined a day ago

The food was good and the ambience was nice but the service was horrible. There’s a lot of good restaurants in Boston so horrible service shouldn’t happen. I’ve had bad service but this was much worse.

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 (New England)·Dined 3 days ago

Gaslight is a very nice place for French food. Escargot for people that love it, steak frites is awesome, mussels with salmon delicious. Atmosphere is great and lively. Service is excellent. One of my favorite restaurants in Boston.

Tags: Cozy, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Romantic
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 (New England)·Dined 5 days ago

We had a very good time at the restaurant. It was a Monday night , which worked to our advantage, since it was quieter. The ambiance was great, the service was wonderful. The food was very good, but I have a couple of suggestions for improvement (of course it could be just my preference).
Escargot - needed a little more garlic.
Duck confit - duck was a little dry/overdone. And the sauce needed a little more tartness.
Roasted Lamb Sirloin was fabulous!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Authentic
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 (Portland)·Dined 5 days ago

Met my niece here for dinner. She’s a student at Northeastern and has wandered by but never stopped in. It was her first choice when I asked her to pick the restaurant! We each had a house specialty cocktail ~ delicious! He had the ravioli (she’s vegetarian) and I had the modules / frites. Savory muscles and hot crispy fries and the server brought aioli when I requested it and it was the perfect touch! We shared the crime brûlée when had an ideal crust but I thought the texture of the cream was a little grainy. Would defiantly go back. Good value and great ambiance

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies
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 (New England)·Dined 7 days ago

Food was great. Mimosas & the bloody marys were delicious! Promptly sat down for our 11:30 am reservation. Unfortunately our waitress wasn’t very friendly, her delivery was short and not welcoming. She could have been having a bad day as we all do sometimes. I hope her day gets better so she can smile more.

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 (New England)·Dined 7 days ago

Gaslight has been a go to spot for a while. The brunch is a highlight - especially the croque madame! The free adjacent parking lot makes it a great option for meeting folks from around or beyond the city. It can be a bit hectic and is always a bit louder than expected.

Tags: Business Meals, Fit for Foodies
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 (New England)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Good food, slowish service, good experience overall

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 (Denver)·Dined on December 4, 2017

Never disappoints! Wonderful food, service and ambiance. Feel like you are in France. Many authentic French recipes and everyone is always nice and friendly offering suggestions and providing timely delivery of food and attention. Highly recommend!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Special Occasion
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 (Richmond)·Dined on December 3, 2017

We had a new server who butchered our order, but he did a fine job adjusting once we pointed out the errors. The food took a while, so get comfortable and have a long conversations but once we got it, the food was very good. Overall we enjoyed the experience.

Tags: Cozy
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 (New England)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Great food. No problem with reservations or accommodating larger groups. Restaurant was very busy and service was fair.

Tags: Cozy, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Casual, Hot Spot, Great for Brunch
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Our Server Abby was wonderful. The Crepes Parisienne was delicious, and the French Toasts are the best dessert ever!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Romantic, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fun, Comfort Food, Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Amazing as always, I love the zingara eggs and most of the brunch stuff I have ordered.

Tags: Great for Brunch
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 (New England)·Dined on December 2, 2017

We knew it would be crowded with the SoWa Winterfest but they were late on their reservations and they were only serving a Brunch menu on a Saturday afternoon (we weren't told until we sat down). Food was decent but service was really lacking - our waiter was taking care of his big tables first - we asked a passing waitress to get our waiter, she asked what we needed and when we told her she ended up getting our sodas for us - wish we had had her as our server

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·Dined on November 29, 2017

We had our anniversary dinner here and were very pleased! Wonderful food and excellent service -- Patrick knowledgeably answered our questions, gave us plenty of time, and didn't hover throughout the meal or intrude when we didn't need him. They even comped us two glasses of champagne and gave us a nice note from the staff congratulating us on our anniversary. We will return.

Tags: Cozy, Seasonal, Notable Wine List, Pre/post Theatre, Bar Seating
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 (New England)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Good food, good service. We were there early so no noise level was fine.

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 (New England)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Great food!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Great service and delicious food! We will definitely be back

Tags: Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic
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 (New England)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Our server, Michael, was outstanding. He was friendly, funny and paid close attention to detail. Very helpful in selecting and menu item. The food was fantastic and cooked to perfection. My daughter says "Get the Pork Chop". It was over the top delicious. They have a Pre-Fix menu which was only $33.00 and the items I selected were fantastic. I imagine they change it from time to time. If you are a bourbon drinker, I recommend the Smoke and Mirrors cocktail. Overall, worth the money for excellent food

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 25, 2017

great pre-theater spot. service was excellent and food was delicious.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Six of us met for dinner. Opinions were definitely mixed. Three of us ordered the lobster and crab cake appetizer. Two thought it was overly salted and the third thought it was over cooked. One ordered the lobster bisque and said it tasted as if it had been thinned out. For entrees, one of us had the steak frites and said it was very good. Three had moules frites and they all said the mussels were good. The roasted swordfish also got good reviews. Service was excellent; friendly and helpful but not intrusive. All agreed that the experience was okay but not outstanding.

Tags: Casual, Notable Wine List, Handcrafted Cocktails
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·Dined on November 24, 2017

Food was just okay. They did not get their fish delivery the day we had dinner.

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on November 24, 2017

I have been to Gaslight many times and the food, ambiance, service never disappoints. I would recommend this restaurant for any occasion.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Handcrafted Cocktails
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on November 19, 2017

We had a great experience. The food was amazing and the atmosphere is something I always enjoy there. Everyone on staff was friendly, including our server Matt who was wonderful. I would highly recommend it. Oh, and there's parking!

Tags: Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on November 19, 2017

One of our favorite places for Sunday brunch. There’s something for everyone on the menu. Delicious omelettes! Great brunch specials. Servers are very good. Free validated parking a plus.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Bar Seating, Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Casual, Kid-friendly
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Very nice meal. Good service.
Restaurant was full, and Kitchen was falling a bit behind.
So our server comped us a basket of fresh rolls and croissants to munch on until the main meal arrived. A nice touch.

Tags: Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New England)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Food was delicious and ambiance was great! Will definitely come back again!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Hot Spot, Great for Brunch, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Sunday Lunch
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·Dined on November 18, 2017

It was very nice. Seating and ambiance are beautiful

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·Dined on November 18, 2017

The service happened to be a little slow, but the food was great! Still an enjoyable experience overall

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 (New England)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Good French bistro style food. Recommend the menu with matching wine. Need a reservation.

Tags: Special Occasion, Fun, Hot Spot, Comfort Food
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on November 16, 2017

I requested a quiet table explaining that I was bringing a date who I had not been dating for long so would like to be able to hear each other easily. We were seated in the center of the restaurant which was the noisiest part of the restaurant. It was so loud that it was very difficult to hear each other. I was disappointed that my request was not taken into consideration when we were seated.

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vip
 (Hawaii)·Dined on November 15, 2017

Needs more light. Too dark for a restaurant

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 (New England)·Dined on November 12, 2017

I️ had a Friend visiting from out of town. We ordered and waited for an extremely long time. When the food arrived his steak and sauce had solidified And my omelette was cool. They had obviously been under a heating lamp for a long time. We left.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 11, 2017

took 50 minutes to get our food and it wasn't worth the wait.

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Gaslight is our favorite restaurant so of course we chose it to celebrate my husband's retirement. We were so happy with the ambiance, the food and the service. Thank you once again!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on November 11, 2017

The ambiance is so great, but the service was terrible. We had two young children with us and it was almost an hour wait between app and entree service. Plus, the food wasn't as good as I remember. It was almost as if they were too busy to do quality control on the food. For instance the French onion soup was Luke warm and the cheese barely melted (which is the best part) and the chocolate molten cake was cold in the middle.

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 (New England)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Fantastic food and next level service. My friend has a digestive disease, so she asked for accommodations and they took it very seriously. She was able to eat a delicious meal that falls within her diet requirements, thanks to our server double checking everything with the kitchen. Everyone in our party was very happy. I highly recommend Gaslight for anyone who loves good food and good service.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New England)·Dined on November 11, 2017

We were looking for a fun place to take my 91-year-old mother out for a Saturday brunch on her birthday. In the past we took her out to "old people" dining spots, but decided that she needed a change of scenery. The Gaslight turned out to be an excellent choice. The food was excellent. The waiters were amiable and very accommodating. The ambiance was just like a real neighborhood bistro in Paris - charming! And, perhaps most importantly, the free parking in the next door lot was highly convenient for getting Mom in and out of the restaurant. The only downside for someone of Mom's age was the noise level, which was quite high and made it more challenging for her to hear. Still, it was a very successful outing and I highly recommend the experience.

Tags: Happy Hour, Hot Spot, Great for Brunch
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 11, 2017

The maitre d said that I did not have a reservation, which was not accurate. However, once I was inside the food and service was excellent.

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vip
 (Tampa)·Dined on November 11, 2017

The service itself based solely on the timing of the food was great. However, if you base service on the waiter/waitress & their friendliness, then I'd give this place a 1 star. Our server was rude, cold and rushed us. We're not the kind of patrons who hang out at a table when not eating or drag out the meal. We were rushed from the very beginning and couldn't believe how rushed we were. Even the woman who wasn't serving us and was removing the paper placemat before dessert was rude. She practically yanked the stuff off the table. Every time the server brought a beer, a little spilled on our stuff in the chair.

The food was good but not great. The chicken was dry and very small portion but the other items we had were good. The squash soup was very good as was the sweet potato ravioli.

Overall, we will not return to Gaslight when there are so many other worthy restaurants in Boston.

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·Dined on November 10, 2017

We went for my husband birthday and it was a good choice. Food was really good with reasonable prices, we took the prix fixe menu and we love it! it was actually a lot of food. It has parking that is a plus for Boston. The only downside is very small tables and very close to each other, it is also a little noisy, but I will definitely come back.

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