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Eddie Merlot's Prime Aged Beef & Seafood - Boston, Boston, MA

Eddie Merlot's Prime Aged Beef & Seafood - Boston

4.5
4.5
518 Reviews
$50 and over
Steakhouse
Quality, exceptional service, and an unparalleled atmosphere have made Eddie Merlot's one of America's great steak houses over the past 20 years. Eddie Merlot' s is an homage to the man and his love of a great steak, a great glass of wine, and a good story.
We pride ourselves on our Prime Aged Beef and scratch kitchen. Our chef selects each steak for the optimum proportion of marbling and texture before hand-cutting and seasoning the steaks to your specifications. From sauces to desserts, we develop recipes to create a truly unique experience for our guests. And, while you enjoy your meal, you'll be treated to the one-of-a-kind service we call the "W.O.W. Factor."

We welcome you to Eddie Merlot's—we want you, our guest, to have nothing but the best, which is why we go to such lengths to serve you the exceptional prime-aged steaks upon which our restaurant has built its reputation.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 17 times today
Experiences are available.

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Fine Dining

  • Cuisines

    Steakhouse, Seafood, American

  • Hours of operation

    Dinner Mon–Thu 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–10:00 pm Sun 4:00 pm–8:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (857) 233-5009

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Executive chef

    Tindaro Losurdo

  • Private party facilities

    Eddie Merlot’s talented culinary team and our expert service staff are dedicated to providing you and your guests with a truly memorable dining experience. It is their goal to provide a fine dining steak house with emphasis on serving the finest U.S.D.A. Prime Aged Beef and Seafood. Side dishes are served family style and are large enough to serve two if desired. Eddie Merlot’s boasts a contemporary but stunningly elegant interior design and atmosphere—where guests can have fun, relax and enjoy listening to up-tempo music, while dressed in business or casual attire. There are three private rooms/areas to choose from according to your needs. The Chardonnay Room, which can seat approximately 40 guests comfortably, the Merlot Room, which seats approximately 45 guests and the Board Room, seating 20 guests. Eddie Merlot’s Sales Manager will assist you plan a function that will leave your guests knowing who is the best host in town, you!

  • Neighborhood

    Seaport

  • Cross street

    Corner of Congress and D St.

  • Parking details

    Validated parking is available at the South Boston Waterfront Transportation Center (SBWTC) located at 503 Congress St. Please bring your parking pass to the restaurant for validation. This will reduce the price to $15 for 3 hours.

  • Public transit

    Silverline at the World Trade Center stop, Congress St. exit.

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Experiences

  • Eddie Merlot's Holiday Menu

    Nov 1, 2022 - Jan 1, 2023
    Dine with us this holiday season and enjoy a taste of our Holiday Menu, prepared especially for the winter months. Enjoy seasonal specials like the Pan-Seared Double-Bone Elk Chop, Lamb Chops or Surf & Turf, perfectly paired with one of our Sommelier Holiday Wine Features.

Popular dishes

What 518 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

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

4.5
4.5 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.4Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4.1Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Boston / New England

    Most Booked 1000-Point Tables

  • Boston

    Special Occasion

  • Boston

    Most Booked 1000-Point Tables

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  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Date night with my husband away from our children! It was a great experience!
  2. S

    Starshine

    Miami

    14 reviews

    4.0

    14 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Came for a family thanksgivings dinner. Upon entering I was immediately greeted by management and checked in on by name throughout the dinner. Our server was very nice and managed well despite a full house. Food took a while to come out but was very tasty. Restaurant was clean, quiet, and elegant.
  3. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had an absolutely amazing experience here last night for Thanksgiving! Food and service were excellent, will definitely return.
  4. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Detroit

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Easily one of the most amazing meals I’ve ever had. Amazing atmosphere, drinks, staff, menu. The corn and crab bisque is to die for.
  5. KM

    KristinM

    New England

    4 reviews

    1.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall1food2service1ambience3
    I will start by saying this was the worst dining experience our family has ever had in Boston. My family and I eat out in restaurants a lot and we are very patient when it comes to service and quality as we come from years in the restaurant industry, both front & back of the house. We made a reservation for 5:30pm on Thanksgiving. Half our party was there at 5pm and checked in with the host who asked if they wanted to sit. They said they would wait for the rest of us and we arrived at 5:35pm. We checked in with the host and was told they would come get us at the bar when our table was ready. What? We made a reservation and the table seemed ready at 5...but whatever, we just waited. We checked in again about 15 minutes later and overheard one host say to the other "I can't go there, people are already at that table." So they must have made a mistake in seating. Again, not a huge deal. They finally sat us just after 6pm. The server came over and was rushing us to start ordering food, even before he got our drinks. We waited a while for drinks and it just got worse from there. We were waiting at every step for long periods of time. The server had a bad attitude and started blaming the bar and food runners for the service issues. Then our food came out. Mine was cold. We order mashed potatoes and got sweet potatoes and were told they ran out of the regular ones so he subbed the sweet without telling us. The restaurant was not full at any point of the night and the service kept getting worse. We also noticed another table complaining about the same issues. Getting dessert was a disaster. Then the bill came. They added a 20% gratuity for a party of 6 with no warning. We called the manager over and was told the server could request that for parties of 6 or more. We are always big tippers with 20% being our minimum, but this server was awful as was the managers response. They did take the gratuity off so we could decide on it ourselves. Needless to say we'll NEVER go back!
  6. JA

    JACKA

    New England

    48 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    48 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our first visit, on Thanksgiving day. Our table was ready within a few minutes of our arrival. Our server promptly introduced herself and was attentive and timely throughout our meal. Drinks, appetizers and entrees were all excellent. The pace of service was perfect and everything was hot straight from the kitchen. All said, a great dinner in a very nice space.
  7. JH

    JohnH

    New England

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Chose the Thanksgiving menu, although having dined there before it was a struggle to not order a Ribeye! it was perfect, service was very attentive, will definitely be back.
  8. KJ

    KaitlyJ

    Memphis/West TN

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Thanksgiving dinner at Eddie Merlot’s was spectacular. Service was amazing, food and drinks were delicious. Ambiance was perfect for an afternoon Thanksgiving meal. Thank you!!
  9. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    30 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    30 reviews

    Dined on November 20, 2022

    overall2food5service1ambience5
    Excellent food terrible service. Waiter was awful. Disappeared for most of the meal.
  10. MK

    MonicaK

    New England

    17 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on November 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    our server was outstanding and the food was great
  11. l

    larryg

    New England

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food is fabulous here. Wagu steak is superb, king crab bisque is next level awesome.
  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Happy to learn Boston has a location as the experience matched other locations I’ve visited. Can’t wait to go again. Everything was well prepared and delivered.
  13. JC

    JeannetteC

    New York Area

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 12, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    The food and service was very good. My first cocktail was very good, the same drink the second time tasted different so a little inconsistency in the drinks
  14. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Made me and my wife’s anniversary as special as it could be, amazing staff, amazing food. Always a great experience
  15. DT

    DrTG

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 11, 2022

    overall3food5service1ambience3
    The food was excellent but we sat there for 3 hours. Our appetizer was never brought out until 5 minutes before our entrees came. Our sides never even came out at all.
  16. BH

    BrettH

    Philadelphia

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on November 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great steak, location and service.
  17. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Philadelphia

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on November 6, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My server Erica was phenomenal. I am from out of town, attending a conference. Eating alone can be stressful, but her cheerful demeanor and helpful attitude added value to the experience. She assisted with a great wine pairing for my perfectly cooked prime ribeye. I'll return Tuesday night to try the sea bass she recommended! Dr. John R. Ash
  18. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 5, 2022

    overall1food4service1ambience5
    Bad. Very bad service. Disappointing.
  19. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    1 year anniversary
  20. JB

    JoeB

    New England

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 5, 2022

    overall5food5service3ambience5
    Excellent food, very pricey, our waiter was not very good. (slow and distracted)
  21. SS

    SeanS

    Washington DC

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on November 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great service and ambience. Food was excellent.
  22. MM

    MariaM

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 1, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing food and service! The place is wonderful. We came based on a recommendation from some friends, but the place is great. It will be our place to come when we visit Boston again.
  23. CP

    ChristineP

    New England

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on October 30, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience3
    Have never dined here before but very glad we did. The prices were right and the steaks and burgers were cooked perfectly. Dessert was good too !
  24. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food, excellent service, beautiful atmosphere
  25. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 28, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Buena el mesero excelente
  26. W

    Weekender

    New York Area

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on October 22, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience4
    It was a very nice experience. The waiter was very attentive and helpful.
  27. MK

    MarciaK

    New England

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on October 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The service was absolutely outstanding as was the food! We are definitely going back!
  28. S

    Sean

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on October 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Service was incredible. Food was delicious. The servers checked in, but didn't rush through your meal. Highly recommend the Filet Mingon Potstickers.
  29. VG

    VonnessaG

    New England

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was absolutely delicious! I would mostly definitely dine at this establishment again.
  30. MS

    MahS

    New England

    21 reviews

    5.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on October 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was tasty, fresh and incredible. I'd highly recommend it to anyone wanting a great wine menu, food menu, etc.
  31. LM

    LaMo23

    New England

    36 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    36 reviews

    Dined on October 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Celebrating my sons birthday and he also just got engaged!!! The service was absolutely spectacular 🍷
  32. LC

    LandoColt45

    New England

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on October 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I was really amazed with Eddie Merlot’s. There’s this niche of upscale steakhouse (a bunch of them even within a few blocks in this neighborhood) and I was expecting good but like the rest. I was pleasantly surprised that everything was far above the average. The spinach was better than I’ve had in any steakhouse. The staff was knowledgeable and friendly, and gave us a fantastic experience.
  33. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Nashville

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on October 9, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    I was dining alone and sat at the bar. The bartenders Danny and Kevan were very attentive and service was personable and on time. I had the poke for an appetizer and the shrimp and scallops entree which was amazing but I thought a bit heavy on the spicy sauce. The asparagus was ok. I would’ve much better liked a grilled or much crispy, crunchy asparagus.
  34. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Orlando

    4 reviews

    1.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on October 9, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience5
    This place is horrible. The food was terrible. The service was Even worse. I’m Very disappointed for such a nice place horrible food and service
  35. j

    jws858a

    Philadelphia

    22 reviews

    5.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on October 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    A birthday celebration while in Boston. The service was exceptional. Drinks, appetizers, entrees and dessert did not disappoint. King crab soup, bison and lobster tail were followed by the bananas foster. All met or exceeded expectations.
  36. TC

    TraciC

    Cincinnati

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent food and service
  37. RS

    RSB1

    New England

    2 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on September 30, 2022

    overall2food2service1ambience3
    Service was horrible. Food is nothing special. Worst steakhouse I’ve ever been to.
  38. ML

    MarkL

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 24, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Nice ambience. This is not far from an outstanding restaurant; it's just execution. Beef Carpaccio was good, but not great. An overabundance of red onion, and I prefer larger curls of the parmigiana. The beef itself was fine, but so thin it was hard to pick it up without it falling apart. My wife found it a bit salty, but I found it fine that way. My wife had shrimp and scallops. It was solid. Cooked properly and tasty. My NY strip was ordered rare but delivered closer to medium. Fortunately, as a prime steak it was still plenty juicy. It arrived without the Bearnaise, and when the waitress finally got it to us it was too thick and bland- not enough vinegar. The cognac brownie was very good, but absurdly large. Plenty for 4 people. After a meal with plenty of food, it was gratuitous. Half the size would have been better. The flaming cognac was a nice touch. Just a bit off from being great.
  39. DP

    DeenaP

    New England

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on September 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was great and friendly staff, I wish I remember our waiter but he was great
  40. M

    Mdog

    New England

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on September 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    We had a great time at Eddie’s - food was excellent, service (Kevin) was outstanding and the restaurant decor/ambience was perfect. My new fav in Boston!!!

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Protective equipment

    • Waitstaff wear masks
    • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
    • Staff temperature check required
    • Contact tracing information collected

FAQs

Eddie Merlot's Prime Aged Beef & Seafood - Boston offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (857) 233-5009.

Eddie Merlot's Prime Aged Beef & Seafood - Boston is rated 4.5 stars by 518 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 17 times today
Experiences are available.
Google Map for Eddie Merlot's Prime Aged Beef & Seafood - Boston

505 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Corner of Congress and D St.

  • Neighborhood

    Seaport

  • Hours of operation

    Dinner Mon–Thu 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–10:00 pm Sun 4:00 pm–8:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Steakhouse, Seafood, American

  • Dining style

    Fine Dining

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Parking details

    Validated parking is available at the South Boston Waterfront Transportation Center (SBWTC) located at 503 Congress St. Please bring your parking pass to the restaurant for validation. This will reduce the price to $15 for 3 hours.

  • Public transit

    Silverline at the World Trade Center stop, Congress St. exit.

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Tindaro Losurdo

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (857) 233-5009

  • Private party facilities

    Eddie Merlot’s talented culinary team and our expert service staff are dedicated to providing you and your guests with a truly memorable dining experience. It is their goal to provide a fine dining steak house with emphasis on serving the finest U.S.D.A. Prime Aged Beef and Seafood. Side dishes are served family style and are large enough to serve two if desired. Eddie Merlot’s boasts a contemporary but stunningly elegant interior design and atmosphere—where guests can have fun, relax and enjoy listening to up-tempo music, while dressed in business or casual attire. There are three private rooms/areas to choose from according to your needs. The Chardonnay Room, which can seat approximately 40 guests comfortably, the Merlot Room, which seats approximately 45 guests and the Board Room, seating 20 guests. Eddie Merlot’s Sales Manager will assist you plan a function that will leave your guests knowing who is the best host in town, you!

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