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About Parker's Restaurant - Omni Parker House

The historic and beautiful Parker's Restaurant is your destination for fine dining in Boston. Our Executive Chef, Gerard Tice, is a master at creating a feast for your senses. He deliciously combines classic New England cuisine with contemporary-American flair at the birthplace of Boston Cream Pie, the Parker House roll and Baked Boston Schrod.

Gluten Free & Vegetarian Menus Available.

Appropriate dress is required. Jackets for gentlemen preferred. Shorts and shirts without collars are not permitted. Footwear is required.

“I have dinner 5 or 6 times a year in Parker’s. It is always a pleasure. A quiet, civilized environment with very courteous and experienced wait staff. Relaxing background music. A serious and comfortable place to have dinner with no gimmicks.” Daniel Greco, Salem, MA

60 School St.
Boston, MA 02108
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
American, Seafood, Steak

Hours of Operation:
- Breakfast:
Monday - Friday: 6:30am - 11:00am,
Saturday & Sunday: 7:00am - 11:30am
- Lunch:
Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:00pm
- Weekend Brunch:
Saturday & Sunday 11:30am - 2:00pm
- Dinner:
Monday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm,
Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
Tremont St.

Dress Code:
Jacket Preferred

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(617) 725-1600

Website:
http://omnihotels.com/FindAHotel/BostonParkerHouse/Dining/ParkersRestaurant.aspx

Catering:
In-House catering and function space available 7 days a week. Call our Catering Sales Department for more information at 617-227-8600.

Parking Details:
Let our courteous valet staff park your car for $20 with restaurant validation or self park at PI Alley down School St., to the left on Washington St.

Public Transit:
Green Line & Red Line to Park Street. Blue Line & Orange Line to State Station.

Executive Chef:
Gerard Tice

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Parker's Restaurant - Omni Parker House Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.2

service

4.3

ambience

4.4

value

3.9

Noise

Quiet

83% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (31)
Romantic (28)
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Good for Anniversaries (22)
Pre/post Theatre (22)
Good for a Date (21)
Business Meals (16)
Good for Birthdays (15)
Authentic (14)
Worth the Drive (11)
Fit for Foodies (11)
Cozy (10)
Neighborhood Gem (9)
Great for Brunch (7)
Good for Groups (7)
Great for Lunch (7)
Local Ingredients (6)
Notable Wine List (6)
Handcrafted Cocktails (5)
Afternoon Coffee (4)
Comfort Food (4)
People Watching (4)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Casual (3)
Fun (3)
Healthy (3)
Creative Cuisine (3)
Organic (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Bar Seating (1)
Vegan (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Quick Bite (1)
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 (New England)·Dined a day ago

The waitress was wonderful. Food was excellent. Filet was outstanding and the veggies were equally good. Desserts were very good but we were stuffed by then!

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 (New England)·Dined 3 days ago

Service was not good. Not romantic. I was so close to the people on both sides we could clearly hear every word. I had a voucher through Travelzoo and would not even go back on a voucher.

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 (New England)·Dined 3 days ago

A beautiful restaurant with old world charm. The food was fabulous and the service impeccable

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Brunch, Romantic, Business Meals
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 (New England)·Dined 4 days ago

Fabulous experience! One of the best meals I’ve ever had. All course were exceptional.

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·Dined 6 days ago

Staff was very friendly and very attentive one when we were done with plates or needed refills. They gave good input when ordering our meals.

Tags: Casual, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Sunday Lunch, Good for a Date, Business Meals
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 (New England)·Dined 6 days ago

A special lunch when my sister made a quick visit from NYC. She loved the authentic historic atmosphere, the Parker House rolls, the famous schrod and the 'real' Boston Cream Pie!

Yes, we hit all the favorites!

The food was great, the service just right and the atmosphere perfect.

Tags: Authentic, Cozy, Comfort Food, People Watching, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals
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·Dined on December 3, 2017

The wait staff was very conscientious regarding food allergies. The chef came out to apologize due to an allergen that was in the desired order. A specific replacement meal was then prepared.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Healthy
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 (New England)·Dined on December 3, 2017

We have never been disappointed with our dining experience. The food is excellent from start to finish. We were not in a hurry, but our waiter was very, very slow. Everyone who came after us had long left by the time we settled our bill. I would still go back for the food and atmosphere.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation
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 (New England)·Dined on December 2, 2017

This was a surprise birthday dinner for 6 people. The ambience was great. Even though it was fairly busy, it wasn't overly loud. Service was great. I thought the last time we were here the food was a little better. But, we will still return at some point in the future.

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 (New England)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Food was excellent overall. Desserts were a 4 out of 5. Service was down to earth and attentive. I would return and recommend this place to others. We had a Groupon and got great value for the dinner. Noise level tends to pick up towards the evening. If it wasn't for the noise build-up, I would have given ambiance a 5.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Been around forever. Classy venue catering to a mature clientele.

Tags: Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on November 30, 2017

Service is bad. Food is okay.

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·Dined on November 28, 2017

Wonderful evening with my daughter. Quiet, fine dining. Excellent food. Attentive and friendly staff. Would love a return trip! Parker House is a childhood memory.

Tags: Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (New England)·Dined on November 28, 2017

As always, Parker House Restaurant was perfect. And is consistently perfect. It is our favorite restaurant in Boston. Always good, service impeccable, wonderful staff, gorgeous surroundings, and such a treat. It's not just the food and service here, it's the overall experience. We love it!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre, Romantic, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation
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 (New England)·Dined on November 27, 2017

Great setting in an historic room . The quality of the service and the food is excellent

Tags: Casual, People Watching, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene, Pre/post Theatre, Authentic, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Parker's is an long time favorite. It is very good. It would have been even better if they hadn't run out of the Butter Poached Lobster.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Great for Brunch, Authentic
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 (New England)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Went for our anniversary and also to finally use the face value of an ancient travelzoo voucher we bought a few years ago. The steak was excellent. The rest of the food we ordered was good. The booth pad was very ragged. The 2 seat table was big enough to fit entrees for both people and an appetizer in the middle, but also so long that I could barely hear my date when he spoke. Overall - a good meal was had.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Family dinner something for everyone. Great lobster and steak, special rolls and Boston cream pie!

Tags: Good for Groups, Local Ingredients, Sunday Lunch, Authentic
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·Dined on November 23, 2017

Thanksgiving buffet was very good but not worth $80.

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·Dined on November 19, 2017

Food was cold, service was poor. Rolls were delicious.

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·Dined on November 19, 2017

Good menu. Staff knowledgeable about wine. Great for a date night.

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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 (Austin)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Lovely brunch after family wedding.

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 (New England)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Great food and great service! I honestly didn't expect much because I felt the were only known for their Boston cream pie, but we got the crab cakes and that is probably the best crab cake I've ever had. It melts in your mouth! The lobster risotto was also amazing. I'm not a huge risotto person but I love lobster so I got this and I savored every bite! I dine out so much that I am rarely impressed now, but this dish was pretty impressive. And the Boston creme pie is a must. It's not overly sweet, it has a slight crunch to it, and is paired with whipped cream and strawberries. I would totally go back!

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined on November 9, 2017

Enjoyed the clam chowder and Parker House Rolls. Service was excellent. Also enjoyed the lobster roll and Boston Cream Pie as a take out order. All staff members provided the excellent customer service with a warm smile and welcoming greeting. It was good to sit down and take a moment to relax and enjoy lunch in the dining room.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Afternoon Tea, Quiet Conversation, Local Ingredients, Authentic, Hot Spot, Vegan, Scenic View, Spicy, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Comfort Food, Great for Lunch, Casual, Organic
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 (New England)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Although the food is great, we keep returning because the service is impeccable. We always request Lilian because of her attention to detail, knowing just when to approach the table and her true professionalism.

Tags: Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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 (Detroit)·Dined on November 4, 2017

We chose this restaurant out of all others in the are due to it's history. The service was subpar (wrong entrees, wrong preparation..) and the food was average at best. I will say that the manager was nice and the dessert was very good. Considering all the other options, I suggest you go elsewhere.

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 (New England)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Very nice room, not noisy. Food was good but service was unsatisfactory. I will not go there again.

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 (New England)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Good old fashioned Bostonian dining. Excellent fish and of course, those Parker House rolls.

Tags: Authentic
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 (New England)·Dined on October 27, 2017

The ambiance and food are excellent. We did have to wait awhile to get a gift certificate we were using sorted out, but really enjoyed our dinner. They have a pre-show special price menu but they forgot to offer it to us.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Charlotte)·Dined on October 23, 2017

This is a restaurant living off its past and better days. The dining room is very pretty, but the service was very slow and the food was ok. There are far more places in Boston for fine dining. The famous Boston Creme pie was even disappointing. It was vanilla cake with only a small amount of creme. I brought 14 business associates and I will not be coming back. I was disappointed as I had expected the Parker House of old.

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 (Columbus)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Had a wonderful dinner for our anniversary. First time in Boston and so glad we went to Parker House. Service was outstanding

Tags: Cozy, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New England)·Dined on October 18, 2017

Nice cozy ambiance and excellent service. But the food was mediocre - a disappointment given the price. Their signature dessert, the Boston cream pie, was especially disappointing, with raspberry sauce and coconut - not the BCP I know and love.

Tags: Business Meals, Quiet Conversation
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 (New England)·Dined on October 16, 2017

Meal was fantastic from apps to dessert! And dining in a historical building is a special treat!

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on October 14, 2017

lovely ambiance. very helpful waiter and we truly enjoyed the food and atmosphere.

Tags: Fun
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·Dined on October 14, 2017

Dinner with wife and she tried the Boston Cream Pie... needles to say , very good. Our waiter was very good and pointed us to the tasty items on the menu

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Night out for Grandma, 2 daughters and granddaughter. Very nice time.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Good for a Date
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 (New England)·Dined on October 13, 2017

We made a reservation based on the history of the establishment. The ambience was nice, but the food was merely good. We could have found a much better meal for the money in the same area.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 12, 2017

Had the breakfast buffet. Oatmeal was cold. Coffee was barely lukewarm. Staff was inattentive. Dirty dishes were left on side tables, in plain view. Was at breakfast at 9:00 am and many chafing dishes were almost empty and not refilled once in 45 minutes. French toast was freshly made and good. It's all about the ambiance, nothing more

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 (New England)·Dined on October 11, 2017

Overall a very pleasant experience. However, we found though the service at first to be attentive when we arrived, the service deteriorated as the evening went on. Some dishes were not prepared as requested which was a disappointment. A major plus is the restaurant is quiet and conversation at the table is easy. Would definitely return and hope for the best.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion
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 (Portland)·Dined on October 10, 2017

Wonderful meal and service. Francisco was our server and he was excellent!!! We had lobster and a filet. Perfection. Of course the signature rolls and Boston cream pie were outstanding as well. We are from Washington state and Kauai and so fun to say we had the authentic signature dishes and can verify they were worth all the hype. The atmosphere, meal and Francisco made our evening in Boston so enjoyable. What a treat for us!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Groups, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Romantic
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