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Les Zygomates Wine Bar Bistro

606 reviews
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$31 to $50
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  • Live Music (26)
  • Good for a Date (23)
  • Romantic (20)
Tucked away on quiet South Street, just steps from South Station and the
Financial District, Les Zygomates boasts a French bistro motif and menu, and extensive wine list for your dining pleasure. A full bar is also available, as is a bar menu for lighter bites in one of our two bar areas. Live jazz is featured Tuesday through Saturday nights.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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French, Seafood, Bistro
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:00pm;

Fall/Winter Dinner Hours: Monday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 10:00 PM, Friday & Saturday: 5:30pm - 11:00 PM

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Phone number
(617) 542-5108
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Chef Guara Pimenta
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Cross street
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Parking details
Valet Parking is available Monday through Saturday starting at 5:30pm. Metered street parking is available daily (please refer to all signage) as are local garages (on Essex between South and Atlantic, on Beach at Lincoln St, and on South at Kneeland)
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Public transit
South Station is a block and a half away; Close to both Downtown Crossing and Chinatown Stations as well.
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Live jazz Tuesday through Saturday nights in our Jazz Bar and Dining Room. No cover. See for monthly schedule or our Facebook page for weekly / nightly updates.
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wine

Private Dining

For groups of 20-150, Les Zygomates has three dining rooms and two bars available for private events. For everything from corporate lunches and dinners to weddings, we have a space that will fit your specific needs.

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What 606 People Are Saying
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4.4  based on recent ratings
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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 18, 2018

Great food. Service can be little better. Liked the live jazz music.

OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on February 18, 2018

Five gals were there to celebrate a birthday, and we had a lovely and fun night. Our waiter was very accommodating and did not rush us at all. The food was exceptional, and the jazz combo was top notch. The crowd was very friendly and joined in the birthday song. A first rate evening all around.

Rich (New England)
4.0  Dined on February 18, 2018

Food was very good overall. Interesting menu and plenty of choices. Oysters were perfectly shucked and very cold. Main meals were very good as well. Service was adequate but definitely nothing special. A good experience overall.

vipOpenTable Diner (New England)
3.0  Dined on February 18, 2018

Service was subpar; the food was fine.

pattyinathens (Atlanta)
5.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

Loved the food and European atmosphere

Ariane (Baltimore)
4.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

We went there to celebrate a family event. We wanted live music and therefore we choose the location. The music was very good (jazz), not too loud, just perfect for dinner. The band was on an elevated platform which was great as everybody could see them. The waiter was attentive and responsive. The selection on the menu was mouthwatering and our choices were all very good (smallish portions, but not too small, and acceptably priced). Presentation of food was very nice. Wine selection was quite extensive with a large choice of quite unusual not too pricey wines from around the world (there is also a special and expensive wine list that we did not consult). Overall, a good experience in terms of food, and the live music makes it a special venue.

OpenTable Diner (New England)
3.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

Service ok, a bit slow. The Food in general was a bit too sweet for my taste.

misterjimmie (New England)
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

excellent menu and excellent service. we like French cooking and we were not disappointed.

vipOpenTable Diner (New England)
1.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

My wife and I went here for NYE 1yr ago and loved it. I tried to make a reservation a week before V-Day. I was excited to see slots available but there was an technical error on completing it through OT. I called the restaurant immediately to assure I would get a table and make the reservation over the phone. The hostess tells me that only a manager can take the reservation and she will have the manager call me back to do so. I left my contact info and I never received a call back. I only remembered this due to a friend asking me 2 days before Valentine’s Day what me and my wife were doing. I went back to open table to see the preferred time was still available and completed the reservation with credit card info as requested. This was going to be the first night out with my wife as we are newly weds and new parents to a 4 week newborn. I put this information in the notes along with the request of starting with champagne and to sit closer to the entertainment. When we arrived the ambiance of the entertainment was as expected. The hostess takes us to the back of the restaurant to our table far from the entertainment. We could only hear the live music with no view of the entertainment. I asked the hostess before we sat if there was any other option and she said no. The place was busy as it should be for V-Day and we were flanked by couples. We noticed that there was no food on either table next to us for about 15 minutes. Food arrived at the neighboring tables staggered about 20 minutes of us being seated. They each were on first courses of the Prix Fixe menu we noticed. At this time 30 minutes of being seated and only water has been poured once at our table and my wife has finished her glass of water. We haven’t seen the waiter or have an idea of who the waiter could be. Almost 40 minutes of no one acknowledging we were there we left. Not even a manager available to mention this to was available. They didn’t accommodate or request. Nice place but not going back.

OpenTable Diner (New England)
2.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Very disappointed with the quality of service. Sat for 30 minutes before being greeted by the server, and two hours before getting our main course. The server never checked in with us, and we wanted to buy more drinks in addition to the wine pairing package but couldn’t get his attention. The food was fine, but not good enough to make up for the bad service, and definitely not worth spending $300 for two people. Unlikely to return.

captfun99 (New England)
1.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Went for Valentine's Day and theyhad a Prix Fixe menu. Service was very poor considering the menu was set. Multiple other tables nearby had the same issue. Service was slow, they seemed to ignore our courses and had run out of an appetizer for other diners. They were inattentive and it took over 3 hours to eat a simple meal. I honestly would not go there again.

vipLindaOko (New England)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

The violets in my salad made the most extraordinary presentation. It was a Valentines dinner to remember. We’re already planning to go back next year. And a discounted prices on excellent Champaign made the night and even more special

Phil (New England)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

We loved the experience at the restaurant; it was fantastic in every way - 5 out of 5 in every category. It is definitely a bistro atmosphere, yet still intimate. Food was really terrific and they modified a dish for my preference. Great entertainment with Steve Heck, really enjoyed his singing and piano playing. I'm sure we'll be back, and anyone reading this review should definitely go! Not far from the theater district and South Station.

OpenTable Diner (New England)
4.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

The truffle lobster Mac and cheese is a must get!

yvonnea (New England)
3.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

The food was dynamite. We both had steak. Vegetables and sides were great, too! We were both pleased with our choices. From what I could gather, the restaurant is split into two sides. I think we got the "B" team side. Service was extremely slow and the server was not attentive.There was no live music and the ambiance was meh. I think the live music might have been on the "A" team side of the restaurant. We had a corner table surrounded by two large parties that were loud...which is was their parties! It was just awkward for us being a party of two being surrounded by these groups.