This subterranean spot draws energy from its open kitchen which is surrounded by a white marble bar. In warmer weather, enjoy drinks and more on the stone patio; a favorite outdoor dining spot in the city. Please note that all reservations are for the interior of the restaurant. Our patio is available solely on a walk-in basis.
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New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers
Join us for what is sure to be the best shucking New Year's Eve (ever). First seating (5-8) features a 4 course menu for $95, optional wine pairings $65. Second seating (8:30 - 11) features 6 courses and an open raw bar for $160, optional pairings for $95. Come shellabrate!
Tuesday, December 31, 2019
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Sun 9:00PM - 10:00PM
Mon 2:30PM - 3:45PM 9:00PM - 10:00PM
Tue - Wed 2:30PM - 3:45PM 9:00PM - 11:00PM
Thu 2:30PM - 3:45PM 9:00PM - 10:00PM
Went to try this place during our first visit in Boston based on TripAdvisor reviews. The oysters we had to start were amazing - superbly fresh and delicious. I must say after that the food was good but I wasn’t blown away. The chowder tasted fine. The pasta I had was well prepared but to me lacked uniqueness. Overall I think if you want the raw bar this is a great and unique little spot. The rest of the food was ok.
Love the staff! They make any returning diners feel like a VIP. Or maybe we frequent all of the Barbara Lynch shops a little too much :-)
Came with my wife and daughter on a snowy Sunday night and had a fabulous fish fry! Done perfectly, fresh & tasty along with a plate of some of the best fries we have enjoyed in a while. Great place, can't wait to go back! By the way, started with fresh oysters, what a treat!
We have had many fantastic meals at B&G, which made tonight’s meal so surprising. We started with the octopus, which was a single huge tentacle that was so tough my knife literally would not cut the thickest part. Virtually inedible. I ordered the pasta dish for the entree, which was tagliatelle fra diavlo. This dish was both incredibly bland with an overwhelming presence of fennel. I like fennel but this was awful. I have never sent a dish back in my life but sent this one back. Server was excellent and was very nice about it and seemed to indicate she agreed with the dish being poor. Was bad to have 2 bad plates. Don’t think we will be back even though we have always loved this place.
Wait staff and food as usual were superb.
The greeter at the door was rude, unsophisticated and unprofessional. She did not care about those with reservations for dinner.
She needs to be educated about customer service and fired if she cannot meet basic goals.
Fabulous oysters and shellfish! The service was spectacular and the open kitchen fascinating to observe.
A South End gem!
Terrific evening starting with a thoughtful, knowledgeable server. Fresh oysters were clean-tasting and flavorful. Friend clams and oysters were perfect. Thank you for a great meal.
Fabulous - we haven’t been here in quite sometime, however, B&G didn’t disappoint- everything was outstanding. Thanks
Staff was wonderful and food was amazing !
Fantastic, as always. Best place in town.
Amazing experience all around!!!
Must stop by this establishment if you are ever visiting Boston.
Once again, B&G did not disappoint. It was a delicious lunch with an old friend. The service was timely without being pushy, and the oysters and salads were terrific. Thanks B&G
Thank you for the kind words! We look forward to your return. Cheers, Alex
Awesome awesome usual.
Cheers! Glad to hear you enjoyed. Thanks, Alex
Always perfect !!!!
Aww Shucks, as we sometimes say. Thank you for the high praise!
Faded glory. Formerly 1st rate food and service. Seems they’ve forgotten.
Lovely atmosphere, great oysters, nice waiters. The lobster roll- liked that it came on the proper bun as opposed to brioche. The problem is that everyone wants to put their own little spin on a classic, and I just want mine straight up, no unexpected flavors required. Still, a fine roll, and fries that I will be thinking about for months to come.
Thank you WilliamS! I'm glad you enjoyed your meal! Cheers, Alex
Great service and beautiful food!
We went early and shared rosé and the oysters (2 of each). Really enjoyed the variety of oysters and talking to the knowledgeable staff about where they come from. Great spot for a date night but quite expensive.
Great service. Fresh variety of Oysters that were delicious. Excellent Lobster and seafood
It's a consistent winner B and G!
Hi Todd, Thanks for saying so! We look forward to your next visit! Cheers, Alex
Everything here was good but think we were seen as tourists and they favour locals. When we enquired about the oysters we were treated as though we were ignorant of the entire concept of oysters whereas we are used to local Australian oysters and were really interested in the difference. The place was full and everyone seemed to know each other so take that in. All said the food was great - but with a bit more help think we would have been way more adventurous.
outstanding restaurant with amazing sea food, long time looking for such a place!
Thanks FabienR! I'm glad you enjoyed, we look forward to your next visit!
Oysters were undeniably fresh but not shucked well, had lots of shells. My main dish was beautiful but very bland.
Hi MatthewH! I'm sorry to hear about your experience, I've reached out privately to follow up! Thank you for the feedback, Alex
Birthday dinner with spouse, excellent food as always !
Thanks for choosing us as your celebration destination! Glad you enjoyed! Alex
staff was great, no wheelchair access but they made it work with a table ready and we were able to make due. thanks for a fun night.
Thanks RobM! Glad you had a fun night with us. Cheers!
B&G is at the top of our list for Boston Restaurants. The waitstaff is phenomenal, can not say enough about their professionalism, friendliness and their knowledge about everything "Oyster" and wine pairing. We've introduced many friends and family to this outstanding neighborhood venue!!! You will not be disappointed!
Thank you phoebegirl! I've passed along your words to the staff, you made us feel very good! Cheers, Alex
One of the best meals. Really enjoyed the overall experience. Highly recommended for oysters!
Great to hear, JackieS. Hope to see you back again soon!
Best oysters in the city...Every. Single. Time. I’m a huge fan of the crab legs from the raw bar as well. As for the rest of the menu, I’ve liked anything I’ve tried....Octopus, fish entrees, and lobster are all great. And anything fried is stellar - including their fries - but I tend to avoid so I can fill up on raw bar instead.
Service is always on point.
Patio stays open in chilly weather with heat lamps and it’s glorious.
Hi MeghanM! Thank you for the high praise! We're going to start doing a fishfry every Sunday starting in November. More fried things! It's ok if you fill up on the raw bar instead though. Cheers! Alex
Date night and oysters go well together with a classic Chablis. The combinations here are endless and wonderful.
Glad to hear you enjoyed the experience, Gerald. We love having many dining combinations, but we're also fully aware that there is little better in this world than Chablis and Oysters and (most important) fine company to share it with. Cheers!
Rico pero un poco ruidoso
Excellent. Live in NJ but always make this a must stop eatery.
Hi RonaldR, Thanks very much, we look forward to the next time you visit Boston! Cheers, Alex
We've been dining at B&G for years and love their new dishes and old favorites. Most importantly, the people bring out the best in everyone. SO much fun. Will be back in a few months!
Thanks MarkR, That's very kind of you to say. We look forward to your next visit! Cheers!
Beautiful brunch on the quiet patio on one of the last warm fall days. Service friendly and knowledgeable, best lobster roll in Boston hands down!
Thanks MyraA! I'll pass your compliments along to the service and kitchen teams. Cheers, Alex
Always a must lunch every time we visit Boston!!
Would love to see more wine by the glass choices,especially the rose selection.
Hi Mikey! Thank you for the kind words! Next time you're in we'll pop a bottle of rosé. We've got 13 available by the bottle right now, no reason we can't have an off menu rosé glass pour. Just tell us what you'd like to try. Gives us an excuse to re-taste it too. Cheers, Alex
Anniversary dinner sitting at the bar. No one consistently has better oysters! We prefer just having the appetizers.
Hi PeteC! Thanks for celebrating with us, and thank you for the praise! Cheers!
They brought the entrees and forgot our order for oysters (!).
Hi MattV, I'm so sorry that happened! I've reached out privately, we'd love to make it up to you! Cheers, Alex
Great service, limited menu options that did not stand out from other similar oyster spots like ICOB, saltie girl, or row 34
Glad you enjoyed the service! We are rolling out new menu items, as we do every season, so perhaps you'll find the stand out you're looking for on your next visit!
Every time we come to Boston.
Thanks TobyK! We look forward to your next trip to town!
Overpriced for mediocre food, not worth the visit, many other places with better food at better prices. Service by one waitress good but others forgot my order (the place was empty).
Donner was nice,oyster and all cold entree were nice specialy the crab, I guess I will have appreciate a dessert........ overall very good