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About La Voile
La Voile is an authentic French brasserie, opened in Cannes in 1947. After a few years under a new ownership, it relocated to Boston in 2007.
Boston, MA 02116
Hours of Operation:
Monday- Sunday: Lunch 12:00-3:00
Monday- Thursday: Dinner 5:00-10:00
Friday& Saturday: Dinner 5:00- 10:30
Sunday: Dinner 5:00- 9:00
Fairfield / Gloucester
$30 and under
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
Near La Voile, The prudential parking garage.
Copley square or Hynes Convention Center on Green Line
Private Party Facilities:
Please contact directly.
Private Party Contact:
Jerome: (617) 587-4200
Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Wine
La Voile Ratings and Reviews
Fantastic meal and great service. I was with 3 other people and we shared the cheese plate and foie gras. For the main meal, I had duck breast. Everything was perfectly prepared. Also, all of us loved our cocktails made by the bartender, Rory. The waiters were professional, friendly and attentive. I recommend as a date, special night or simply a lovely night out.
La Voile is one of our neighborhood favorites. This time we brought dear friends who usually like Italian but they loved their dinner. Always delicious. Service always charming and attentive but not overly so. Priced reasonably for a nice dining experience and great food.
Although we're not huge fans of traditional French food, we never miss La Voile when we're in Boston. The atmosphere is cozy, but it can be a little noisy when the dining room is full. The onion soup is my favorite starter - lots of onions, and gooey, stringy cheese. But my absolute favorite is a beautiful bowl of mussels swimming in the most delicious spicy saffron sauce with a touch of red pepper. Once the mussels are gone, take those pieces of baguettes that were served when you sat down and finish off as much of that sauce as you can. It's too good to waste a drop. The trout is delicious as well and desserts should not be missed. Nice wines by the glass and by the bottle too. Service is friendly, but unobtrusive.
We have not been to La Voile in quite a while, but it is still one of our favorite restaurants (French Bistro style) in Boston. The food, service, ambiance were still at the high levels we remembered. The tasting menu is a great value. The wine recommendations matching the great food are always spot on. Definitely we will be back sooner than later.
Love the place and will go back, but this was our first time eating at a table with a reservation. We arrived early - 6:15 for 6:45 reservation - but were not seated until 7:05pm and our apps did not arrive until 7:40pm, when one member of our party had to leave to be back for an event she was performing in.
Our own dinner ran so late as to make us completely miss the event, which was disappointing for us.
We will be back, but just to eat at the bar, I think.
This was our third time at La Voile. And, once again, it did not disappoint! The staff greeted us warmly, our waiter was attentive and charming. With a friendly good nature, he encouraged us to speak whatever little French we could, and helped us select just the right wine and meals. You can see our tasty cocktails, along with Le Canard and Moules et Frites. C’est magnifique!
A great recommendation. During my annual Thanksgiving visit to Boston, my cousin suggested La Voile for our usual night-before dinner. I was very happy with that rec. Everything was first-rate. The French onion soup (yeah, every French restaurant has it) was perhaps the best I have had. Mussels, Sea bass, rack of lamb (my favorite - and that with which I judge restaurants) all superb. This was a better experience than I have had in any US French bistro that I recall and better than many in Paris.
An absolute gem of a restaurant. What is it about the French Brasserie that is so intoxicating, so comforting, so deeply enjoyable? I am not sure. But I have always found it to be so. La Voile is exactly that--a French Brasserie in the heart of Boston. It would be difficult not to be charmed by this place. It is warm, inviting, unpretentious. I found the food simply and carefully prepared: in a word delicious! The service is warm and also unpretentious. You will feel well cared for. If I lived in Boston, I would eat here often. As it is, during a four day visit, I came here twice. Each time it was wonderful. I already miss it!
Had a wonderful lunch! Their price fixed lunch is a steal. Portions and quality was excellent. Service and ambiance wonderful, if I closed my eyes I could be in France. In fact overheard gentlemen on the side of us who was from France and working in the city that it was his favorite restaurant reminding him of home. What other endorsements do you need then from someone from France.
The unfortunate visit started with a 25 minute wait while they tried to find our reservation, one which they had confirmed twice, including 3 hours prior to arrival. It took ten minutes after showing them their confirmation phone number and the Open table reservation confirmation to admit we had a reservation. After the unfortunate start, the service was slow, in an only moderately full restaurant. The appetizers of escargot bourguignon and risotto finally arrived. The risotto was very nice, a delicate flavor and nice consistency. The escargot was acceptable although their treatment with rough chopped herbs and garlic was not very pleasing. The filet with truffled potatoes and shallot sauce was very nice. properly cooked and well plated. The Blanquette de veau was abominable. The sauce was pallid, a simple flour roué without the enhancing notes of the marrow melted into the same. The veal had been allowed to sit without liquid while the roué was being prepared, obviously, and as a result was dried out and was incredibly tough instead of the moist delicacy it should be. all in all a dissatisfying experience. To top it off upon leaving and searching for our coats (the ticket we had been given belonged to another party) we found my companions fur and my top coat thrown on the entry floor. Not what I expect in a fine restaurant.
I am an American, married to a French woman, who lived in France for seven years and who has been returning to France regularly for the last thirty years. When I dine at La Voile I feel as though I'm back in France. The food, the ambience, everything is authentically French.
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