Guests can look forward to our acclaimed beer, wine and cocktail lists, which are approachable and unpretentious. From house-made Charcuterie to the warm and indulgent Butterscotch Bread Pudding, your dining experience at Eastern Standard will keep you coming back again and again!
Looking for another reservation? Visit one of our sister restaurants: Island Creek Oyster Bar (Boston & Burlington), Row 34 (Boston & Portsmouth), Branch Line, and our cocktail bar, The Hawthorne.
As always, the food and the atmosphere were great. I think that we had a new server, and she wasn't as perfect as they usually are, but she was still good.
This is a very lively restaurant with a great ambience. The service was very attentive and the food also very good. I will look forward to going there again and would highly recommend it.
Always enjoy ES. Great food and even better drinks. All well made with great service. One of our favorite spots
The feel of the restaurant is outstanding; upscale like a classic movie without being snooty or exclusive. They make high-quality drinks with attention to the details and high-quality food that covers a modern palette without being boring. The carrot bucatini in particular was one of the best dishes we've had in recent memory. Highly recommended for a classy night out that doesn't break the bank!
We are only offered the brunch menu even we were just 10 mins away from start of the mid day menu. The service levels for the price were very ordinary. Don’t think I am coming over there ever again. The server clearly didn’t notice the kids, and didn’t bring kids cup despite repeated requests.
Our favorite Boston restaurant. We’ve always had exemplary service, the food is consistently top-notch and the ambience is wonderful.
Arriving a few minutes early (we had a reservation) for a pre-graduation lunch - we were promptly seated. All went very well, very smooth. The food was great, just what I needed on a jittery stomach anticipating my pending graduation ceremony. My parents, in their (late) 80s were well cared for, with elevator service to the restrooms upstairs. And, the seared tuna salad was wonderful, per my father. Thank you, well done, Eastern Standard!
The food was delicious and the atmosphere very fun. The service is always excellent..A favorite restaurant when we come to Boston.
Great evening! Everything was delicious, though our server could of been a bit more attentive.
Everyone was very helpful. One of our guests was held up st the airport another in traffic and the staff were very accommodating and did not make us feel feel bad. Especially as it was hugely busy due to graduation. They took us to our table and we all chatted and sipped some wine. Food was delicious wine delicious service outstanding
We had a small group of three sat outside. Heaters we on and a tad strong but good ambiance and great waitress
Eduardo was one of the best servers we have ever had. He was pleasant, professional, accommodating and an all around fantastic guy. He made our experience great.
I was not very impressed by the lunch menu offerings. Burger was very basic and nothing special, probably would not order it again.
Went to Eastern Standard for lunch before Red Sox game. Drinks were awesome! Attentive service. Had a great time
I have eaten lunch here for 10 years. Always enjoyed chopped salad with breaded chicken until today. The new menu version Is dreadful. Neither one of us could eat the pulled barbecue chicken chopped salad. Just did not taste good. I see the tuna nicoise has changed as well.
my boyfriend broke up with me but the salmon was delicious
It was a great way to celebrate Mother's day!! Thank you
First reservation and experience was good.
We decided to come back the day after but without reservation... bad idea: we accepted to be on the wait list (40 to 45mn); after 1h and 15mn we have received the confirmation : too late guys: if you don't respect your customers why shoud we spend our money in your restaurant ?
Great music set the vibe to an easy going Mother’s Day dinner. Our server was a professional and even came complete with a French accent. Our meals were thorough and delivered to expectations and accompanied by good conversation. Those who remembered the Rat music days - enjoyed reminiscing.
Mothers Day. I even received a single long stemmed rose! What a beautiful surprise.
Great place for late lunch after my son's graduation. Nice atmosphere for a special occasion. Our reservation was for 2:45pm and we called after the graduation to see if we could get in earlier and they were able to seat us 1/2 hr. early. Food is good.
I often dinner Eastern Standard and the food is excellent. Yesterday I had brunch there with a friend for Mother's Day and it was just fabulous. Our server was wonderful. They even had a rose for all of the women. It was so lovely.
The food was just delicious!!!
We had a wonderful time!
The food was good, but a little pricey for the quality. The service, however, was dismal. Our server snapped at one of us who asked for a refill on her diet coke. He also disappeared after taking our food order, which to close to an hour to come. We eventually had to ask another server to help. That, on top of the very high noise level, made this a very poor dining experience - especially so in light of the cost.
I have been here several times over the past year. I’ve had breakfast, dinner and drinks there. Never disappointed. The food is excellent, especially breakfast.
The staff is always friendly. And the restaurant is always clean and neat You always see the staff attending to things right away
Great dinner! Had dinner and drinks on the patio with friends. Great food, great service! Came here because I had a gift card, but would love to come again soon.
So disappointed! Used to be a favorite spot. This wasn’t simply a bad night it was a culture change. Sorry to say but it will be hard to go back anytime soon.
Good for drinks, not necessarily a place to go for food.
Bustling restaurant prior to Red Sox game.
Tasty cocktail menu
Kate our server was on top of her game. Super kind, very knowledgeable. I’m always impressed by the staff overall. I was also here several days ago where we had the pleasure of being served by Isaiahs! Thank you as always Eastern Standard for providing impeccable service, food and drinks!
The Eastern Standard never disappoints-
Food, service and ambiance.
Always a delight
Wonderful as always. Excellent attention and service and the food was delicious.
Great service and good brunch. Interested cocktails!
One of the better restaurant experiences I’ve had in quite some time! Everything from the service, food and ambiance was top-notch. Will definitely be back!
Our waiter was superb. Our water glasses always refilled and yet didn’t even realize he was there. The room was electric, even at brunch. Our waiter was knowledgeable and helpful with suggestions.
The food was average. I wish there were a few more choices and maybe something unique for brunch. Other than that, a goof time was had by all 8 of us!
Basic brunch menu. Nothing special... expected more unique brunch menu but was unfortunately very bland.
Restaurant was loud and our server was quiet- not a great combination. Sommelier was great. A lovely place.
The only reason I took off stars is it was quite hard to hold a conversation, even with people you were sitting next to. the venue used to be a music venue, and designed to carry sound. It doesn't feel like they've done much to dampen the noise. My throat was raw after only two hours there!
The service, however, was top notch! I couldn't have asked for better.
And the rabbit was fall off the bone delicious.
The service was fantastic and the food was good. However, the booth we were seated in was very uncomfortable and the dinner menu wasn't available since we arrived for an early dinner at about 4 pm.
My daughter had her graduation this day and lunch was a celebration with our family. The table we had for 9 people was perfect. The restaurant is very elegant but warm and inviting. We were waited on attentively and the food was lovely. Overall a great experience. The manager went above and beyond when there was a small issue and it helped make our day with my daughter very special indeed! I would love to go back for a dinner sometime.