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Central Wharf Company

4.0
4
165 Reviews
$30 and under
Contemporary American

Housed in what was once home to the Central Wharf Tea Co, and just steps from the waterfront this space has floor to ceiling windows, nautical decor, three bars on two floors and a striking layout that gives guests a unique experience unlike any other bar in the city.

Central Wharf Co. located in the Financial District, welcomes you in with its long, oak bar, inviting banquette seating, exposed brick and modern industrial charm. Complimented by a creative menu with a focus on using locally sourced ingredients, as well as a premium craft beer and seasonal cocktail list, Central Wharf Co is the complete package. Central Wharf Co also features a full whiskey bar, with 40+ varieties of bourbon, rye, scotch, and whiskey. With various bars, our space is perfect for any private events or parties!

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  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Contemporary American, Dining Bar, Fish

  • Hours of operation

    Monday - Sunday: 11:00am - 2:00am

  • Phone number

    (617) 451-9460

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive chef

    Kelly Snogles

  • Neighborhood

    Financial District

  • Cross street

    Surface Road

  • Parking details

    Street parking as well as several near by parking garages are available.

  • Public transit

    The closest T stops are the Blue Line (Aquarium Station) and State Street.

  • Entertainment

    Live music & weekend d.j's

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Menu

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What 165 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.0
4 based on all time ratings
  • 3.9Food
  • 3.8Service
  • 3.9Ambience
  • 3.7Value

NoiseModerate

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  1. SF

    SusanF

    New England

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 6, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    food and service is always good as well as when you do take out.

  2. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Edmonton

    2 reviews

    1.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2020

    overall1food1service2ambience2

    Servers didn’t say too much or check in on how the food was. We also saw a mouse run under our table.

  3. Z

    Zoolander

    New England

    10 reviews

    1.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on January 16, 2020

    overall1food2service1ambience3

    Average food, high prices and poor service. You have better options. I went there for a business lunch and watched 50 people get food before me. The prices were high for lunch also. After 50 mins of waiting for food after sitting with a reservation, the staff acted like nothing happened. Like it was fine. No real apology from anyone. No “we’ll make it right”. You have better options.

  4. J

    Jeff

    New England

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on December 31, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Good food. Less seafood options than you would expect given the name though. Good kids menu as well.

  5. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 20, 2019

    overall5food4service5ambience5

    We had a great time dining there. The service was excellent and the food was great as well.

  6. JN

    JillianN

    New England

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 5, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Fantastic food and service! Our waiter was absolutely lovely and friendly, 10/10 will come back!

  7. PE

    PaulE

    Chicago

    11 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on November 9, 2019

    overall2food2service2ambience4

    Service was extremely slow and it’s not like it was busy. Two out of three meals were overcooked with one of them having to be sent back which we have never done.

  8. RR

    RickR

    New England

    59 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    59 reviews

    Dined on October 5, 2019

    overall3food3service3ambience3

    Penna al vodka had unadvertised peppers but over the pasta was good. Other dish was short rib grilled cheese. There was barely any cheese in it but the short rid was excellent was it saved the dish. The French fries were excellent. I didn’t even need ketchup.

  9. LM

    LawrenceM

    New York Area

    25 reviews

    4.0

    25 reviews

    Dined on September 29, 2019

    overall4food4service3ambience5

    Great overall experience. Nice atmosphere and in a great location.

  10. BD

    BarbaraD

    New England

    23 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    23 reviews

    Dined on September 28, 2019

    overall5food4service5ambience5

    My family and

  11. GL

    GingerL

    New York Area

    9 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on September 19, 2019

    overall1food3service4ambience3

    All I have to say is MICE... several years of them scurrying-across the dining room floor as we tried to eat.., GROSS— of course this over ruled all other considerations.., oh, and a general lack of concern from management. Didn’t even apologize. Server was courteous about it but clearly not responsible for this type of issue. Never again.

  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 13, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Came here for lunch with a friend. Great food and quick service.

  13. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on September 9, 2019

    overall1food3service3ambience3

    There was a mouse running around.

  14. RL

    RobertL

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 29, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Very tasty Lobster Roll Combination with delicious chowder and fresh lobster. We also asked our Marriott Resort hotel concierge to start recommending Central Wharf Co. to guests.

  15. JD

    JaneD

    Charlotte

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on August 4, 2019

    overall3food2service3ambience2

    Both of our burger orders were incorrect. Had to send one back. Inexpensive meal tho.

  16. CR

    ChristineR

    New England

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on July 21, 2019

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    Central Wharf easily accommodated our party of 10. The seating is spacious and comfortable and the décor is very stylish. The service was excellent. The menu has something for everyone and it's very affordable. The Lobster Roll was delicious and full of lobster meat. Their pretzel app is enormous! Prices are great and quality of food is excellent. Great place for families, etc.

  17. MR

    MikeR

    New England

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on June 19, 2019

    overall4food4service5ambience4

    Food is very good. Service was excellent. Definitely going back.

  18. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 16, 2019

    overall1food2service1ambience1

    Service was horrible. All the food came at once. Had to ask several times for water and drinks. Finally had to go to the bar to pay. Use to be a customer, no longer. Save your money and go elsewhere.

  19. a

    adeldine

    New England

    18 reviews

    4.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on April 24, 2019

    overall4food5service4ambience4

    Fun, reliable tavern in great location! Great space - opens up to the outside when nice. Traditional, pleasant interior. Wide selection of interesting and tasty offerings. Attentive service - reasonable prices. Will be back!

  20. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    5 reviews

    3.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on March 23, 2019

    overall3food4service3ambience3

    Wait staff was not attentive. We waited 20 minutes for someone to come by after getting our drinks to then order our dinner even though there were only 2 other tables. Food was good, good value.

  21. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on March 22, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Loved the atmosphere. Great food and great service!

  22. J

    Jacq

    Philadelphia

    13 reviews

    3.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on March 9, 2019

    overall3food4service1ambience2

    Well, I guess I'll start by saying the food was super tasty! We had a couple pizzas and an appetizer and all of it was great. But, the service was terrible and we left disappointed. We were only 1 of 3 tables that were there at 7:00pm, so they were NOT busy. Our waiter brought my the wrong beer, forgot my soup and just barely even noticed us. We had to stop a host twice to ask about our food and our check while our waiter was in the next room wrapping silverware. Coming from a food service background I am typically very patient and understanding, but this service was just no good.

  23. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 16, 2019

    overall3food5service5ambience4

    Sat by the door which was very cold when there were other open tables

  24. CC

    CCF22

    New England

    4 reviews

    3.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on February 6, 2019

    overall3food4service3ambience3

    New menu, which looked great; very slow delivery of food. Several workers were going back and forth by our table in the dining room with dirty bucket/mop/big trash bag. Further, the door they were entering/exiting continued to slam, interrupting our business lunch meeting.

  25. JC

    JoanC

    New England

    14 reviews

    2.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on January 12, 2019

    overall2food2service2ambience2

    It took a while after being seated to be waited on. The waitress was nice enough but seemed overwhelmed. The cocktails were weak, should have gotten beer or wine. The harvest bowl was suppose to have quinoa and pepitas, I counted 2 pepitas and the quinoa was MIA. The other meals my friends had were also meh. So, to sum up, we waited a bit for bad drinks and mediocre food. I don’t see a need to come back here. Many other restaurants in the city that are much better.

  26. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    2 reviews

    1.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 26, 2018

    overall1food2service1ambience3

    A large party was seated after us and served before. Slow service, good value for food.

  27. AM

    AlisonM

    Chicago

    4 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on November 27, 2018

    overall2food4service4ambience1

    There was a mouse running around. We told the waitress and she knew about it. And it was cute but ewww.

  28. SQ

    SuzieQ

    Omaha

    8 reviews

    2.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on November 12, 2018

    overall2food2service1ambience3

    Waitress was pretty clueless. Service was extremely slow. Pretty disappointed.

  29. C

    Chris

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 8, 2018

    overall4food4service3ambience4

    Food was good, service was on the slower side, had to remind server of drink orders, saw a mouse (which isn’t a surpise, given the area and the age of the buildings and nearby construction.)

  30. TK

    TimK

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 6, 2018

    overall3food2service3ambience4

    Food was fair in taste, the Sea Scallops entree was not worth the $28. Scallops were cooked great, however I questioned the pairing of potatoes and corn on the cob with the meal. I requested the meal as described on menu. They were out of the wedges and they were out. The substitution was french fries. I recommend reviewing the pairing of this dish. Suggestion, pairing with another type of vegetable like asparagus, beets, or seasonal. You could also pair with a complimentary flavored risotto like lemon or saffron. That might make the dish worth the price.

  31. NC

    NancyC

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 14, 2018

    overall3food2service3ambience3

    We were on a trip to Boston and you expect good seafood, right? Worst crab cakes I have ever eaten (no taste and overpowered by a mustard topping) and the mussels were mediocre. Wine was disappointing--probably my fault for ordering the house wine. Saving grace--our server was helpful and attentive and the location was 2 blocks from our hotel so it was convenient. Hate to write bad reviews because I am pretty easy to please (not a foodie), but I would not go back.

  32. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    10 reviews

    3.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on October 7, 2018

    overall3food3service5ambience5

    Seems like they were short staffed, but our waiter was wonderful despite being the only server!

  33. JO

    JessicaO

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 2, 2018

    overall1food4service2ambience3

    This place has a mouse problem! The place was fine for a late dinner in the city and the food was good but I will never be back!!!! The mice we're running around the whole place, must have seen at least 7. I couldn't believe it and we weren't the only customers that saw these furry things. When we told the wait staff they were well aware of the problem. They blamed it on the window and doors being open.

  34. JB

    JacquelineB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 30, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We had a group of eight and all were very pleased with the restaurant overall. Our server was very attentive, personable and professional. The food was excellent, the oysters received many compliments. The cozy, relaxed atmosphere made the evening feel like dinner at a friend's home.

  35. N

    Nicolen

    Chicago

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on August 19, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Came upon by accident by having brunch at another location so stopped in for oysters and loved it so much, we returned the next day....oysters delish!!!

  36. LG

    LightingGirl

    New England

    17 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on August 10, 2018

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    Had a great meal before an event. Appetizers and drinks came out quick, good timing on our meals. All enjoyed their food. Will be back!

  37. SF

    SavvyFairre

    New England

    75 reviews

    3.0

    75 reviews

    Dined on August 1, 2018

    overall3food2service4ambience4

    Excellent service and my cocktail was nice. However, the food could be improved. Lumps of flour in the clam chowder. Caesar salad didn’t have correct dressing. No bread. Linguini and clams were so salty I could barely taste anything else. And when I asked for grated cheese, I got a small ramekin with some kind of lump cheese...definitely not Parmesan and certainly not grated. I might return for a drink, but not for the food.

  38. LF

    Luvgr8Food

    Philadelphia

    128 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    128 reviews

    Dined on July 21, 2018

    overall2food2service2ambience3

    Nothing special. Went for lunch and got a burger and fries. Service was friendly but pretty slow. There seemed to be some confusion with wait staff as to who had which tables. The burger was okay but nothing special. The fries were a bit greasy and limp.

  39. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 20, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great food!

  40. CT

    ChrisT

    San Francisco

    9 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on July 13, 2018

    overall4food3service4ambience3

    Good value food in an energetic atmosphere. Went there on a Friday night.

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Central Wharf Company is rated 4 stars by 165 OpenTable diners

Not bookable

This restaurant is temporarily offline. Please contact the restaurant directly or check back shortly for availability.

  • Cross street

    Surface Road

  • Neighborhood

    Financial District

  • Hours of operation

    Monday - Sunday: 11:00am - 2:00am

  • Cuisines

    Contemporary American, Dining Bar, Fish

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    Street parking as well as several near by parking garages are available.

  • Public transit

    The closest T stops are the Blue Line (Aquarium Station) and State Street.

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Kelly Snogles

  • Entertainment

    Live music & weekend d.j's

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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