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Voted “Best Restaurant in the Seaport District” by the Improper Bostonian for the last two years, Gather features inventive American fare. Signature dishes include Duck Tacos, Charred Octopus, Jambalaya and Braised Short Rib Gnocchi. Enjoy creative cocktails and an extensive wine list, along with a rotating craft beer selection. Gather is located in Boston’s Innovation Center, District Hall and has views of Boston Harbor along with multiple patios for seasonal al fresco dining and meetups with friends. Gather gift cards are also accepted at Anthem Kitchen + Bar in Faneuil Hall, City Table and City Bar in the Back Bay, and City Bar in the Seaport District.
Boston, MA 02210
Contemporary American, American
Hours of Operation:
Mon-Wed ‘til 1am
Thurs-Sat ‘til 2am
Sun ‘til 12am
Mon-Wed 11:30am – 10pm
Thurs-Fri 11:30am – 11pm
Sat 11am – 11pm
Sun 11am – 10pm
Sat-Sun 11am - 3pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Meter parking throughout Seaport Square as well as lot parking for $15-17.
Silver Line: Courthouse Station
15 minute walk from South Station
Private Party Facilities:
Located in Boston’s Home for Innovation, District Hall, Gather features inventive American cuisine by Chef Dennis Wilson. We are able to host events for 10-100 guests, and events for up to 450 guests in all of District Hall.
Private Party Contact:
Sheila Gill: (617) 982-7220
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Gather Ratings and Reviews
Our experience was for a date night and it was so disappointing. Not only was the service slow - to the point where we couldn't get dessert or a second drink, but the food was underwhelming. The oysters had numerous shells in them and the chicken waffle bites didn't seem to be fresh. My salmon had an herb that wasn't mentioned and my finances pesto was excessively oily. Overall, I wish we booked somewhere else.
Creative fresh menu with plenty of options to satisfy seafood lovers, meat lovers and veggie lovers. Creative fun cocktail menu. Vibrant atmosphere. Energetic volume level may be challenging for someone with hearing challenges as was the case with one in our party.
The grilled octopus was outstanding, the fish tacos were good but a bit bland, the spinach and artichoke pizza was a bit bland but a good portion, the chicken & waffle bites were exactly that–very small bites but delicious. The drinks and beer selection was good. Loved the atmosphere and decor. Great value for that location.
Gather is one of our family's favorite spots in all of Boston. the location is perfectly situated in seaport away from the tall buildings with unhindered views of the water across the lovely public green space. the decor is modern rustic with tall ceilings giving it a spacious feel. the service is always top notch with sincere waitstaff who are never pushy or overly chatty. our favorite dishes are off the brunch menu (some are offered at dinner too)-- chicken and waffle bites, duck tacos, steak and eggs, and the fluffer nutter French toast!! the chicken and waffle bites are perfect for sharing or even a great entree for kids. the duck tacos have a Korean flare with kimchee in them--sounds weird but so delicious if you like a spicy kick. the steak and eggs come with a hollandaise sauce that make it special. the fluffer nutter French toast is really rich and sweet but if you like peanut butter and marshmallows, it is so decadent and you can't stop eating it!
In my reservation I requested outdoor seating but we were originally sat inside. Service was slow. Our drinks stayed empty majority of the time we were there, including our water. I had the Eggs Florentine, the eggs were over cooked. Nice outdoor area, majority of the patio is not in direct sunlight - probably a good outdoor seating area when its really hot. The place has potential but they need more experienced staff.
Ordered the rabbit and was disappointed with how dry it was. The tartar for the fish and chips was also dry, but the fries were well-seasoned. I'd recommend going here for drinks and snacks-- the best part of this meal was the duck tacos and the blueberry mule was well-flavored.
This place is just ok. It's near the ICA which is nice and they have an outdoor dining section which is great in the summer. The staff is young and a bit inexperienced but super sweet. The food always lets me down though. Good ideas but not executed that well.
The food here was mediocre at best but I do give it points for ambiance as well as delicious cocktails. Shrimp appetizer was decent but it's deep fried which was not noted on the menu. Entrees were just average. Short rib gnocchi was just ehhh and my fiancé thought the duck was very average as well. Overall: not bad but definitely not worth what they are charging.
Hadn't been here for brunch yet--I've been for dinner and drinks and appies when the weather's nice because it's wonderful to sit outside. We were impressed, although the service was a bit slow (we waited for more than 20 minutes for a coffee). Bloody Mary could be a lot sexier and interesting (that's one of my yardsticks for measuring a good vs a great brunch!). I'd definitely go back, especially when the weather's better. My mate ordered chicken & waffles because he'd never had it before and really loved it--although we had to ask for maple syrup (should come with it). My market vegetable omelet was delicious (had to ask for hollandaise which made it ever better), and the potatoes were perfect.
Had good vibe & lots of potential but disappointing. Brought 2 0f 3 meals out, 1 was overcooked & brought back. 3rd came later. Forgot drink order. Very gracious & apologetic & bought the round of drinks & comp'ed the late dinner. Tasted fine, nothing special. Veggie sides were good.
Food and drink were un-even. Meat pie much too fatty (as mentioned by the carnivore of the crowd), Jambalaya a bit too salty but otherwise flavorful, salmon portion small with good accompaniments but felt overpriced for what was delivered. Cocktails okay- Old Fashioned was overly whiskeyed-- not enough bitters or citrus flavor. Very nice ambiance, and I'd return to have something simple from the menu.
Since we were there NYE I don't want to judge the noise level - it was loud but there was a band at District next door which is not the norm. This was my second time to Gather and the food is excellent - last time it was warm out and I had the lobster cobb and this time it was cold out and I had the venison (a little on the spicy side for me but delicious). The meat and vegetables were cooked nicely - sometimes restaurants get one or the other right but not both. Drinks were tasty but my friend thought they were not strong enough - stick to wine if you want a good buzz. The selection of local and New England beers is good if you like hoppy stuff (I do!)
$19 for a chicken cobb salad... c'mon. That's excessive. The chicken and waffles were horrible, waffles were way too sweet and the chicken was dry. There are much, much better spots on the waterfront than Gather. Dinner on a Friday night at 7:00 and there were about 4 couples in the entire place (including us).
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