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For 2
Date
Sun, 2/25
Time
7:30 PM
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Lolita Back Bay

4.8
722 reviews
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$30 and under
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Mexican
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  • Good for a Date (41)
  • Fun (34)
  • Tapas (33)
Located in Boston's pristine Back Bay, Lolita Back Bay is a bawdy neighborhood cantina serving playful interpretations of Mexican-inspired cuisine. With a selection of over 180 choice tequilas, Lolita Back Bay offers guests a decadent Mexican experience. The dark, polished decor is lightened by notes of crimson and amber, presenting a vibrant and youthful ambiance fit for a night of revelry. Serving food & drink seven days a week until 2AM.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Mexican, Latin / Spanish, Latin American
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Hours of operation
7 Days a week, 4:00PM - 2:00AM
Full Menu served until 11:00PM
Late Night Menu served until 1:00AM
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Phone number
(617) 369-5609
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Nicholas Cox
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Newbury & Dartmouth
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Parking details
Street Parking and Paid Lot are available nearby.
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Public transit
Copley Square (Green Line)
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Late Night, Wine
What 722 People Are Saying
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4.8  based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.5
service
4.7
ambience
4.4
value
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96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined a day ago

We’ve been to Lolita a few times, every time we love it. Our waitress last night, Natalie M, was by far the best one we’ve ever had there ! Overall great night, looking forward to going back!

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vipJennie (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

Super cool and fun atmosphere - the food is delicious and the decor is amazing. One of my favorite spots in Boston.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

The pork carnitas taco are to die for! Margs are great too!

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Lolita is definitely a fun night out. From the cool atmosphere to the unexpected surprises including a smoking granita to start the evening (fueled by dry ice and optional complimentary tequila) and a towering cotton candy sprinkled with pop rocks accompanying the bill. Our food was all fantastic, starting with the complimentary chips and three different dipping sauces. We tried the empanadas and the bacon-laced guacamole, both of which were great. We added the chicken thighs and the Carne Asada. Portions were billed as small plates but were more than generous as an entree. For a Wednesday night, the place was buzzing. Will definitely be back!

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StephanM 
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

We had a great time at Lolita. My girlfriend is Mexican and we both really loved the food at Lolita`s.

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RyanT (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 19, 2018

This was my first time at Lolita Back Bay and it was an amazing experience! I went with a friend and am glad we made reservations, the wait without them on a Sunday was almost 2 hours!! I highly recommend their margaritas, I had the frozen strawberry one myself. The shrimp tacos were awesome! Huge pieces of shrimp and a very delicious combo of sweet and savory with pineapples and sour cream. At the end of the meal, they bring you complementary sour apple cotton candy with pop rocks, so cool! Great date spot and an awesome vibe for a get together with friends. I will be back!

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MelissaJ 
5.0  Dined on February 18, 2018

our waitress was excellent! very attentive and kept the chips comin'!

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Rebecca (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined on February 18, 2018

Great food, drinks, and an overall good value especially compared with the other local options. This made for a really fun night out with the girls. Drinks were excellent especially the cucumber margaritas. The guacamole was delicious. Highly recommend!

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vipOpenTable Diner (Dallas)
3.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

Both hostesses were rude and standoffish. Several tables were empty (for the entirety of the 2 hours we were there) and we asked to sit at a different table and they refused us. Our waitress was wonderful though!

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

Lolita's had a lot of special touches that made our night amazing!

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