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For 2
Date
Wed, 2/21
Time
9:30 PM
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Marliave

4.4
1906 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
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  • Good for a Date (37)
  • Special Occasion (36)
  • Romantic (34)
The Marliave, Boston's fourth oldest restaurant, has a tireless commitment to house prepared cuisine. Our orange, lemon, lime, and grapefruit juices are fresh squeezed daily. All breads, desserts, sauces, pastas, ice cream, and stocks are made daily in house and are prepared to order. The Marliave utilizes local fresh vegetables, fruits, natural raised animals, and the finest imported ingredients to create our food and drink menus.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Italian, French, Continental
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Hours of operation
Menu Sunday-Saturday:11:00am - 10:00pm. Cocktails Sunday-Saturday 11:00am- 1:00am. Dollar Oysters Sunday-Saturday: 4:00pm- 6:00pm and again 9:00pm- 10:00pm.

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Phone number
(617) 422-0004
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Scott Herritt chef/owner
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Tremont Street
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Parking details
Valet is available through the Nine Zero Hotel
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Public transit
Park Street and Downtown Crossing
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Marliave offers an extensive menu of smaller portioned hors d’oeuvres designed to supply a lighter fare in an informal cocktail setting. The upstairs bar is an attractive setting for parties up to fifty persons. The entire upstairs is available for larger gatherings over one hundred guest.

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Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, Cafe, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wine

Private Dining

Boston's 4th oldest restaurant, Marliave, has an upstairs bar that holds up to fifty persons, with its own private bar. The main dining room can hold up to sixty persons and the room is enclosed in a wall of glass windows overlooking downtown.

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4.4  based on recent ratings
4.3
food
4.3
service
4.3
ambience
4.0
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89% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

$1 oysters from 4-6 daily, an excellent cocktail menu, and splurge-worthy entrees. Loved our table in the upstairs dining room.

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vipMike (New England)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Valentines

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Tiffany 
4.0  Dined 4 days ago

While the dinner was wonderful, my husband and his friend both ordered the Beef Wellington, which was fabulous, BUT, that was all that was in the plate, they weren't told that no vegetable would be served with it at all, we all thought it was a bit odd, that while my friend and I we got a full meal, the beef wellington is all that you get....I think if it was served with just some greens, or any vegetable my husband would have liked the place more.

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Joanl (New England)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Love this place. Food is always excellent and served with a flare. Great selections. Romantic. Wait staff great. Awesome martinis

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JesseO (New England)
3.0  Dined 4 days ago

Despite being greeted by our server with "How are you gentlemen this evening?", my wife and I decided to chalk it up as an awkward start and move forward as we were meeting with friends we had not seen in a bit and were excited to try out a new local restaurant together. While our main dishes were across the board great, our server was constantly inattentive to our needs especially when he forgot to put in our appetizer order and we were continually waiting to place drink orders. He must've given up on us toward the end because our final interactions, including paying the bill, were with someone completely different. Hopefully this was a one off experience as the food was truly delightful but as far as first impressions go, this was not one that'd compel any of our party to return or recommend any time soon.

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BrewBat (New England)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

We had a concert at the Orpheum and I wanted to have dinner close by. Parked on Province St. Everything was close. The restaurant is old, been there for a while. Menu was eclectic. Many different choices. The clams were excellent. Beer good. Pasta excellent. Can't say anything bad about the food. Will go back there again.

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Blossom33 (New England)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Celebrated our Anniversary dinner with our family - everything was top notch from the Bartender- 1.00 Oysters- the waitstaff , the rare bits are to die for. Dinner was perfection if you haven’t been there it’s a must try

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Diversefid (New England)
4.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

place is great, two bars, great drinks and bartenders...booths and tables on two floors of a great old Boston building....had a drink and oysters at the bar, then went upstairs for dinner...had the rabbit, was outstanding...my girl had a great seafood dish...the place is quaint, yet upscale in a non-arrogant way...love it...second time and will return

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vipMisspicky2014 (New England)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Perfect as always! ❤️

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

Really cozy spot in old Boston with an old-school atmosphere. Food was all top notch. Beef Wellington was perfect. Chicken was tender, Brussel Sprouts were delicious. Excellent cocktail offering. A great place for a date or romantic evening.

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

Overall the place was nice. All the workers were friendly and the service was fast. The food looked amazing but it was all bland. The Sunday Gravy looked amazing but had no flavor, same with the potatoes au gratin. The beef Wellington said medium rare but it was borderline inedible. If the food had more seasoning I would have been happier. Will try a second time to try and give it a second chance.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

My girlfriend and myself went here to celebrate Valentine's Day. The service was excellent, our waitress was very friendly and made fantastic food suggestions. We were impressed with the detail and flavor in all the dishes we ate and particularly enjoyed the scallops entree; my girlfriend thought it was one of the best dishes she'd eaten. All in all we had a great night and plan to eat here again!

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
4.0  Dined on February 12, 2018

Good service, great food.

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vipSweener24 (New England)
3.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Marliave has been on a slide of late. Their food is not what it used to be and as other diners have commented, the people shucking the oysters leave bits of shell and dirt in there, not so good at $3/piece. The silver dome reveal is always cute. Sad that the quality is dropping.

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Carl58cham (New England)
4.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Wonderful evening will be back, want to try several entree’s

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