Chart House Restaurant - Boston

4.2
4381 Reviews
$30 and under
Seafood
Chart House is a fine dining restaurant serving seafood & steak and famous for their spectacular views. For more than 50 years, Chart House has redefined the ideal dining experience. With 26 waterfront and showcase locations ranging from the historic to the unforgettable, Chart House restaurants specialize in dazzling views, unique cuisine and exceptional service. From fresh fish specialties and seasonal seafood to slow-roasted prime rib and craft cocktails, the renowned chefs of Chart House have tailored a menu that adds a unique touch to local flavors. And the Chart House happy hour is a guest favorite, where guest favor our signature cocktails and delicious bites you are sure to enjoy. Our original Hot Chocolate Lava Cake is the perfect end to a memorable dining experience at Chart House. Chart House offers the ideal setting for your next event. We would be happy to assist you with all the details of your special occasion.
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Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 4381 people are saying
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4.3
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Roxy
New England
13 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was a perfect day enjoying Sunshine, great Beverages, Lobster and Key Lime Pie on The Chart House Patio.
Nichole "Welcomed" us warmly . . .
Our Server was very thoughtful and accommodating . . .
and our Luncheon was absolutely and DELICIOUSLY PERFECT !
What a GREAT TREAT & THE CHART HOUSE TLC IS DEARLY APPRECIATED !!

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JeffC
St. Louis
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall2food4service2ambience3

We were contacted three times prio to our 7:30 reservation. We arrived at 7:38 and hostess was VERY rude. Tables were available but we were not seated until 7:58. Hostess brusquely pointed to a table and said take that one although there was an insufficient number of table settings. She was horrible to the point that the manager offered us come complimentary desserts.

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Erika
New England
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Probably the most charming restaurant in Boston and the food is outstanding.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Service was great. Our dinners were quite tasty. They were able to successfully do gluten free and dairy free without losing flavor. Yay!
Wish the had Gluten Free dessert. They had Gluten Free dessert pre-Covid.
Looking forward to another visit.

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OpenTable Diner
Raleigh
15 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Nice, quick outside lunch following a Boston bike tour while on vacation.

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sctraveler
Chicago
22 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

This is a great spot, tried a few seafood places while staying in Boston, this was by far the best. Everything was delicious, lobster well prepared, lava cake as expected.

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PatriciaN
New England
19 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Had a family dinner party at table for eight which was rectangular - round table would have been a better set up for us as those on the end seats could not hear what the far end of the table was discussing. Asked waitress before sitting down if we could get a round table and was told they only had round tables for 6.

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Buddyroe69
Richmond
19 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience4

Most of our order was incredible and the food was delicious. Even though most of the tables were empty they seated us right in front of the kitchen, which I really didn’t mind( just saying) . I take My wife to the chart house just for prime rib. She got what why I would call an End piece and it was very tough and Burnt. She ate about a 20% of it but decided to call the waiter and got another piece which was much better. She should’ve gotten the better piece first! Boston Harbor is n the Water … Views are Incredible!

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on September 15, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience2

We were seated immediately - positive.
Restaurant was not busy at time of arrival - nor did it fill up while there. However, they packed guests into a single area - not socially distancing - which could easily have been done. My husbands elbows came within a foot of touching the man beside him - NOT GOOD!
Waited several minutes before being greeted by a waiter - not ours - but greeted us and provided water. - WELL OK - at least we were greeted.
Waited for several more minutes before our waiter greeted us - didn’t understand a simple dry martini order - had to repeat 3 times. My husband ordered wine. The waiter delivered wine glass to me. REALLY? Pay attention…..
Salad and chowder were good.
Butter for bread was cold and hard. Fake candle on table so I couldn’t even warm it to spread. I know this is picky but a pet peeve.
Steak ordered by husband cooked well and tasted good.
My stuffed shrimp entree was barely warm.
Extremely disappointed with overall experience for restaurant which is supposed to be of such high caliber.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on September 13, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Good and service were great, maybe a little over priced.

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MichaelC
1 review
Dined on September 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was terrific! Service was great! I would recommend The Chart House to anyone.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
41 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience4

Very nice service and food was good. Would have been nice to be able change an item on the menu option. But otherwise very good. Great beet salad but would be great with goats cheese maybe instead of blue cheese.

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LauraC
New England
2 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2021
Overall1food3service1ambience1

Worst service ever! From the hostess to waitress, just awful.

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KiraO
Montana
2 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My daughter and I had dinner at the Chart House one evening while I was in Boston visiting her. Everything was great!

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vipEatoutalot
New England
23 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

We docked at the Boston Marina behind the restaurant. We ate at a high top in the lounge and had oysters and prime rib. The chocolate bourbon drink was amazing and our server was nice.

GS
GuidoStump
Denver
10 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall3food4service4ambience3

The booths sit too high. My wife’s feet would dangle when seated, so we switched seats. There is nowhere to rest your arms, because there is not a single armrest chair in the restaurant.

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vipscrod
New England
237 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Food was delicious! The rolls were nice and hot and the cauliflower rice was good! Unfortunately, the main entree I chose- the cod- was the smallest piece of fish ever! Ridiculous size for the $30 price tag. Nice atmosphere

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MeganB
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was great as well as our drinks. Our waiter gave us great suggestions and even gave us some history about the building! Overall we loved our date night at the Charthouse

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Caratina
New England
18 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

To celebrate our granddaughter's 24th birthday the Chart House Restaurant fit the bill in her desire for seafood for herself and steak for her boy friend. From the atmosphere, service and food everything was top notch. Everyone really appreciated the time given to converse among ourselves between the courses presented on this evening. Looking for that place to dine for that special event in the family or just to go out for dinner. Look no further than the Chart House to meet your needs.

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Gerry
Naples
19 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our Lobster was fantastic. I loved how they took it out of the shell for us.
Delicious!!

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Valentin
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Food was great, service was great only negative was courses were stacked. Next course came out before finishing current course.

JD
JamieD
1 review
Dined on September 8, 2021
Overall2food4service1ambience1

After not having been on vacation in a while I reserved a table at the Chart house. We arrived 10 minutes early, seated and waited 15 minutes before being greeted. Once our food was ordered we waited about 35 minutes before following up on our food order. We again waited another 15 minutes. Waited on CHK for 20 mins. Food was good, value was what I was expecting. But overall not a place I would go back to. Not a 5 class place I was expecting.

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Local
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2021
Overall4food4service2ambience5

Location is awesome and if you can get a table with a table view or if weather is good, patio looked great. Food was amazing. They were very under staffed so service was slow.

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vipThomas
Phoenix
18 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food good service although prime rib just a bit chewy!

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OpenTable Diner
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on September 1, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Although somewhat pricey, the steaks were good. Waiter was excellent but slow. Asparagus & potatoes were not the best. Spinach chopped salad was impressively simple yet good. Either way a good place to eat with a nice vibe

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OpenTable Diner
Jacksonville
2 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2021
Overall3food4service1ambience3

Sadly this was not a great experience - food very slow to come out - ordered glass of wine with mean but had finished and ready for charck before it even arrived - no explanation/ apologies by waiter - only good thing was the location on the pier
Sad because other chart houses are excellent

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Was a wonderful Birthday Dinner at the Chart House, would recommend to any seafood lover!

DB
vipDanB
Raleigh
11 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have never had a bad experience at the Chart House. The food is amazing, the staff is very friendly, and the ambiance is inviting. You cannot go wrong with the Chart House.

KC
KimC
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience4

Food was cold and service was slow. It may be better during the week.

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vipmiker
New England
9 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2021
Overall4food3service2ambience4

Very loud. Very slow service. Servers overwhelmed

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Moski
New England
1 review
Dined on August 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

We love the Chart House because they never disappoint. Great food, great service, nice beverage selection and a wonderful menu for a somewhat picky crowd. The outdoor dining was nice. The music selection seemed off and more like a fast food place than fine dining in an upscale restaurant in Boston.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Orange County
2 reviews
Dined on August 26, 2021
Overall3food3service1ambience2

They desperately need more help here.

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vipDSmith
New England
122 reviews
Dined on August 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very good food as always. Very friendly wait staff and our waiter was excellent. Excellent ambiance inside. We always go here in August for either or Anniversary or my birthday as well as many other dinners.

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BrianS
1 review
Dined on August 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food. Very expensive. Good selection of gluten free items.

MN
MeghanN
New England
1 review
Dined on August 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

If I could give the service for this place 10 stars I would. The atmosphere is great, the food delicious, and our sever was phenomenal.

JB
JaneB
1 review
Dined on August 24, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We were graciously welcomed and given the choice to eat inside or outside. We chose outside which ended up not being especially attractive or cool but everything else about the experience was great. Food was delicious and server accommodated our tight time frame. Would definitely return. It is also a perfect location for anyone wanting to take the MBTA ferry from Long Wharf.

CM
vipCharlesM
Phoenix
23 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great evening and fabulous food. Really enjoyed yourselves here and can’t wait to return in the future.

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DanaW
Chicago
1 review
Dined on August 22, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

CHART house was very quiet and romantic. Check out the menu before you go.

BJ
BetsyJ
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food, especially prime rib, shrimp, and mud pie. The Chart House in Boston never disappoints! Service is also incredible.

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vipRecommend
Washington DC
12 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

We ordered the crab stuffed shrimp, lobster stuffed scrod, and the mac nut mahi. All meals were good but nothing great about them, especially for the price. We had a couple of drinks as well which were ok, but again, nothing great for the price. Service was decent overall, it was busy so things took a while and the server didn't know much about the menu so he had to keep asking the kitchen.

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You can order delivery directly from Chart House Restaurant - Boston using the Order Online button. Chart House Restaurant - Boston also offers delivery in partnership with Postmates. Chart House Restaurant - Boston also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (617) 227-1576.

Chart House Restaurant - Boston is rated 4.2 stars by 4381 OpenTable diners.

Chart House Restaurant - Boston does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.landrysinc.com/giftcards/default.asp.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.