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About Mistral - Boston

The design of Mistral is both elegant and casual, resonating with the ambiance of Provence as arched floor to ceiling windows drench the room with light.
Mistral’s dramatic dining room serves dinner nightly and Sunday Brunch. In our bar and comfortable lounge area we also offer craft cocktails and fine wines to compliment Chef Mammano’s menu.
Mistral’s private dining room, Le Salon du Mistral, accommodates 60 seated and up to 80 guests for a reception.

223 Columbus Ave.
Boston, MA 02116
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
French, Mediterranean

Hours of Operation:
Dining Room:
Sunday: 10:30am-2:00pm & 5:30pm-9:30pm
Monday-Thursday: 5:30pm-10:00pm
Friday-Saturday: 5:30pm-11:00pm (Late Night Menu 11:00pm-11:30pm)
Bar/Lounge:
Sunday: 10:30am-2:00pm & 5:00pm-10:30pm
Monday-Thursday: 5:00pm-11:00pm
Friday-Saturday: 5:00pm-12:00am

Cross Street:
between Berkeley & Clarendon

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(617) 867-9300

Website:
http://www.mistralbistro.com/

Executive Chef:
Jamie Mammano

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Full Bar, Late Night, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access

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Private Dining

Le Salon du Mistral, Mistral's private dining room, provides a sophisticated setting for intimate gatherings of sixty seated and up to eighty for a reception. With award-winning French Mediterranean cuisine from Chef Jamie Mammano and unparalleled, professional service, Mistral provides the ultimate private dining experience.

Mistral - Boston Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.5

ambience

4.6

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

94% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (91)
Good for a Date (68)
Good for Anniversaries (61)
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Romantic (58)
Fit for Foodies (44)
Good for Birthdays (43)
Notable Wine List (41)
Creative Cuisine (36)
Business Meals (30)
Neighborhood Gem (29)
Worth the Drive (29)
Hot Spot (21)
Authentic (20)
Pre/post Theatre (20)
Vibrant Bar Scene (16)
Cozy (15)
Quiet Conversation (15)
Fun (13)
Handcrafted Cocktails (13)
Great for Brunch (11)
Good for Groups (11)
Bar Seating (10)
People Watching (9)
Seasonal (8)
Comfort Food (6)
Sunday Lunch (6)
Healthy (6)
Gluten Free Options (5)
Local Ingredients (4)
Disabled Access (3)
Late-night Find (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Vegan (3)
Casual (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
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Great Beer (1)
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Live Music (1)
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 (New England)·Dined 2 days ago

First class restaurant. Been there several times. It always is great, never disappoints. Highly recommend.

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for Groups, Pre/post Theatre, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Great for Brunch, Romantic
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 (New England)·Dined 3 days ago

Once again, another superb dining experience! We look forward to our next visit to Mistral!

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·Dined 6 days ago

Food was extremely over priced. No love. No attention went into presentation. Cheese platter. Thumbs down. Escargots sauce was good but that was it. Local cod entree. Its was just okay. Duck..i would feed it to my cat. As I said there was no love no professional skill put into the food whatsoever. I'm a local Boston chef and I wouldn't go back to that place if you paid me. And the dessert was terrible and dry it out something serious. Save your money.

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 (New England)·Dined 6 days ago

Excellent food, atmosphere, and service. Great place for brunch.

Tags: Great for Brunch
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vip
 (New England)·Dined 7 days ago

Our waitress was exceptionally personable and smart
Our dinner was "perfect"
We have celebrated our anniversary at Mistral many times

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 (New England)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Fantastic ... can’t believe we haven’t been here before, great food, service and atmosphere!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Fun
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·Dined on January 11, 2018

Mistral gets it right every time. The food is outstanding and the service excellent.

Tags: Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies, Tasting Menu, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Vibrant Bar Scene, Notable Wine List
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 (New England)·Dined on January 4, 2018

Good food, above average price. Good for romantic and special outings.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Romantic
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 (New England)·Dined on January 3, 2018

Imaginative and delicious food served with enthusiastic talented staff. Made our 25th anniversary extra special.

Tags: Healthy, Business Meals, Authentic, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on December 31, 2017

I was so happy with the service and experience I received at Mistral on NYE. Our waitress was awesome and very friendly, very impressed with the scotch and bourbon selection I had a great 18 year aged scotch that was spot on. Our meals were served with excellent timing not to late not too early or grouped together. The quality of food was just as good as the sister restaurant Sorellina. I could’ve even finish my desert ! No room left in my belly as the meals were perfect size and cooked to perfection. I’m happy that Mistral was able to find us a very nice booth as I requested for a more quieter Mistral experience and they did not disappoint. My fiancé and I would definitely come back here again! Teatro, Mistral, Sorellina, all under our belt now !!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Romantic
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 (New England)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Service bad, food over cooked, orders taking and not brought to table but still charged. Awful experience, wi
Not go back.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Such a fantastic experience for our whole family. We can’t wait to go back to try even more wonderful deliciousness!

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 (New England)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Food was good but our server started off strong with drinks and spa took the entree order and we didn't see her for another 40 minutes. Food was brought to the table by runners she never came back to ask us if we wanted anything. We had to go to the bar to get more drinks. When she did come back after we got the manager we ordered dessert and 3 came 2 didn't so they just took those 2 desserts off the bill. A manager came over again and apologized but really you can't apologize for bad service at the end of a 800 meal. Not impressed

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·Dined on December 30, 2017

Always great food and fabulous service. Our server was wonderful. Thank you!

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·Dined on December 30, 2017

Vegan and pescitarian friendly, romantic vibe, friendly waiter, worth the cost for a special evening out

Tags: Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Vegan, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 30, 2017

This restaurant was recommended to us by a friend and while the the photos make the restaurant seem very intimate I was surprised that is actually very large. At first we were taken to a table at the very front of the restaurant near the door (it was freezing outside and this would not have been comfortable plus all of the action was near the rear of the restaurant) so I asked if there was anything further back and they were kind enough to reseat us. I would say that the appetizers were the highlight of the meal at this restaurant. We split the seared foi gras and the tuna tartar. I got the dover sole meuniere which I typically love as it is simply prepared dish and delicate (it was priced at $68 but is usually well worth it). It came served on a huge lump of sauteed spinach and onions, not very French at all and not your typically brown butter lemon sauce merely enhances the delicate flavor of the fish. And it was slightly over cooked. Very disappointing. My husband had the steak au poivre. The sauce was great but again the steak was over-cooked. (medium) even though he stated he preferred it more towards medium-rare to rare. I would say the service was in general good but not "great". The server did no ask for instance why 80% of my entree went untouched. Beautiful restaurant but maybe go for the appetizers and skip the entrees.

Tags: Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Hot Spot, People Watching, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Amazing food, great service, beautiful ambiance. And Erica at the bar made the night an extra special experience...she’s as good as it gets!!! Can’t wait to go back

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 (New England)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Our favorite special occasion restaurant--and we find plenty of special occasions, to take advantage of its existence. Superb food, elegant setting, fine service. Only slight issue is that it can get a little noisy after it fills up, so we come early.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Amazing experience, great service and food was divine. Can’t say enough about this beautiful restaurant .

Tags: Hot Spot, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Pre/post Theatre, Authentic, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Cozy
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 (New England)·Dined on December 28, 2017

still amongst the best 10 restauarants in Boston, period,

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Fun, Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion
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·Dined on December 26, 2017

Excellent food, service and friendly staff. A great place to go for a 5 star menu and conversation at your table.

Tags: Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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·Dined on December 23, 2017

We loved the Mistral! My girlfriend and I went for our annual Christmas date and had an amazing time. We were never rushed, the cocktails were delicious, the food was amazing, and our server was a pleasure. She got an Espresso Martini and I got a Manhattan - the best we have had in Boston. The Wine List was impressive and the entrees were to die for! We especially loved the Prime Sirloin and Braised Beef - cooked to perfection. The attention to detail (the food, the drinks, the table service, and the atmosphere) at the Mistral was what made this experience the most noteworthy - we look forward to coming back.

Tags: Special Occasion, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on December 23, 2017

We dined last month for my birthday. We were seated at a corner booth, per my request. Our waiter was very professional and showed just the right amount of attention. All of the food was delicious. The portions are a good size and most of the prices were more reasonable than I thought they'd be. The ambiance is very relaxed. We will return.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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·Dined on December 22, 2017

My boyfriend and I went for our 2-year anniversary. He had been wanting to go for the longest time and with our anniversary and Christmas as the next big celebration, we chose to spend it at Mistral and we were not disappointed. We were promptly seated upon arrival and our server, Edwin, provided a very fun and light-hearted experience. The food and service were both exemplary and we will definitely return in the future.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 21, 2017

Food was Fantastic, will be back again for the lobster bisque and Duck !

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on December 20, 2017

just the best service, food and atmosphere. You don't leave hungry, awesome chef and they pay attention to hospitality.

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vip
 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 18, 2017

An absolutely delightful dining experience; Mistral has it all. Inventive takes on clsssic dishes, superbly prepared and highest quality ingredients. I had the Roasted Duck which I paired with an excellent half bottle of Chateau Nuef du Pape - excellent wine list and first rate service

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on December 17, 2017

To begin with, we do not like brunch. Unfortunately, in Boston that is all there is on Saturday and Sunday mid-day. However, Mistral one of our favorite restaurants at other times, gives us hope. Even for brunch haters, the menu was diverse and interesting and the quality of the food and service was superior.

Tags: Great for Brunch
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·Dined on December 17, 2017

The food and the service was outstanding! Amazing brunch! We had a wonderful time at Mistral.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for a Date, Cozy, Special Occasion, Great for Brunch
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 (New England)·Dined on December 17, 2017

Outstanding as always.. Our server Jim was a gentleman. Wonderful evening.

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 (New England)·Dined on December 14, 2017

Food and service both excellent. Missed 5 stars dues to high noise level - it was a busy mid-week night but it was still hard to hear each other sitting across a table that wasn't large. The wine list was extensive but also very expensive - lacking in moderate priced selections.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on December 12, 2017

Birthday dinner

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 (New England)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Mistral has been our favorite place to celebrate special occasions. Food and overall experience did not disappoint. I did notice that service was not as congenial or engaged as in the past. I suspect that reflects the tight labor market in the area. Also, we recalled a more decorated space in past Decembers and there was little distinctive in the decor this year. Nonetheless we will continue to return and it is amazing that the restaurant has remained so good for so long.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Gluten Free Options, Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies
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 (Nashville)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Brunch was fantastic!

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 (New England)·Dined on December 10, 2017

We were celebrating my daughter's 18th birthday. When it was time for dessert no one ordered anything and I didn't want to order against her wish, but our waiter realized it and brought us a nice tri-color sorbet with a candle and happy birthday written on the dish. It made her very happy! Thanks

Tags: Business Meals, Seasonal
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 (Miami)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Muy buena en todo sentido

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on December 6, 2017

First time at Mistral. Went for my wife's birthday dinner. The tenderloin pizza was phenomenal. The crab ravioli and the duck were awesome. Our server, Rob, was exceptional. He helped make our evening fun and memorable. Will definitely be coming back.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Handcrafted Cocktails, Vibrant Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on December 5, 2017

Service was extremely slow.

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·Dined on December 3, 2017

Everything there was amazing star from the server ( Brian) it’s the and manager (Amanda) was great the food Was exceptional !! I always love that place!!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Romantic, Good for a Date, Authentic, Comfort Food, Healthy, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Great for Brunch, Good for Groups
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Food was outstanding as always. Appetizers were particularly good. Crab ravioli was excellent. Service was good. Always a pleasure to dine here.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Seasonal, Fit for Foodies
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