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No. 9 Park

4.6
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3038 Reviews
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$50 and over
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European
Located in an elegant townhouse in historic Beacon Hill, No. 9 Park provides an intimate setting to enjoy Barbara Lynch's refined cuisine. The menu showcases an artful blend of regionally inspired Italian and French dishes with an emphasis on simplicity and flavor. The wine program focuses on regional producers whose styles reflect a taste of place. The dining room, designed by Cheryl and Jeffrey Katz of C&J Katz, radiates a quiet and timeless elegance in the form of a muted taupe palette and dark polished wood floors. From the carefully selected wines to the warm hospitality, No. 9 Park strives to set the standard for fine dining in Boston.
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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
What 3038 people are saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
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4.6
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4.5
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4.1
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92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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KimS
New England
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was amazing and everything came out hot and beautifully presented. The staff took great care to make sure that dining was safe and enjoyable. Each table had a bottle of hand sanitizer on it, the tables were spread out and the place settings came to the table as we were ready to use them.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Charlotte
45 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Excellent meal The fois gras was superb My steak, while cooked as requested, was a bit cooler than I would have liked But that’s only minor point in an otherwise great dinner Remember to pre order the soufflé

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Two of us met up for a drink and a snack. We were at a table outside. After a while, we didn’t even notice the street noise, we were enjoying ourselves so much. The staff was superb. The cocktails are perfect. What a jewel this place is.

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Brett
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic experience. We did the chefs tasting with wine pairing. The food was outstanding, and our waiter was very knowledgeable with the wine pairings. Everything was perfect.

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vipseattlewoos
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Live the food and presentation!

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Lioness
New England
10 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Nick the sommelier was superb and informative. Loved talking with him and trying wines. Duck was outstanding.

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anon
New England
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great date night. Food was excellent, sommelier Nick helped us select a delicious bottle of wine. Eating outdoors was very nice in front of the state house

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Brooklynite11218
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience3

To celebrate our wedding anniversary, my husband and I were recommended to dine at No. 9 Park by a local.The food and service were very good, despite chilly conditions on the street side patio (we were aware that heat lamps had not arrived as yet and were prepared). I was a bit disappointed with the depth of the a la carte menu, but the Rohan duck entree was excellent and the ahi tuna appetizer was tasty. I didn’t care for the banana bread/ caramel/ speculoos dessert. Also, although we were greeted with a “happy anniversary” at the door, there were no other efforts to recognize the occasion. I think that for the cost of the meal, it wasn’t quite as “special” as I would have hoped.

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vipCharlesJ
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always delicious. Wonderful menu and every visit is always a gastronomic journey. Wonderfully curated wine cellar.

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RebeccaR
1 review
Dined on September 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have eaten here before but during the pandemic until this week. It was a great experience. The food was excellent and the staff superb with their knowledge of the food and wine menu. We were able to take our time and enjoy.

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CHARISMAL
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great dining experience! Food was amazing and delicious!

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HannaT
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The Service was a little slow when we were seated, I took nearly two hours to receive the first 2 (out of 7) courses. That being said, we later learned they were working with half the kitchen capacity due to COVID and were serving a full restaurant. I was compensated and didn't mind too much. The food was absolutely delicious. Would go again.

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vipJoeC
New England
16 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Celebrated our anniversary and it was lovely

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vipHeather
New England
18 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We sat outside, and they did a lovely job making the space feel romantic and inviting. The only downside—and it’s not their fault!—is that the restaurant is on a hill so my husband and I were a bit tilted the whole time. It took a little getting used to but after a while I didn’t even notice. That aside, the food was, as usual, fabulous. The prune-stuffed gnocchi never, ever disappoints. My husband got his go-to dish, the duet of duck, and it was so well prepared. (A bit salty for my taste but my husband thought it was perfect, and that’s what matters!) my favorite dish, the salmon, wasn’t on the menu this time but I got the risotto and loved it. We also got oysters (for me) and ricotta fritters (to share) and both were gobbled up in a flash. Around us, at least two tables got the seven-course tasting menu, so clearly everyone was wanting to squeeze in some delicious food while it was still warm out! I hope to make it back again before the cold comes.

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AndreaC
New England
1 review
Dined on September 23, 2020
Overall3food2service3ambience3

We did the tasting menu and it was so disappointing. 7 courses that were not impressive at all.

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vipOliver
New England
10 reviews
Dined on September 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husband and I have been to No. 9 Park many times for many celebrations. The restaurant has never failed us. From the welcome to the service to the food, everything was splendid. It was our first time at a restaurant since January and we wanted to celebrate our wedding anniversary at someplace we loved and that we knew would take great care to keep us safe in the year of the shi*t show named Covid 2020.
We look forward to being back in January for my hubby's birthday!

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Diego
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Outdoor dining so a bit more noise due to the environment

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vipCharlesJ
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on September 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always excellent food and service. Special wine list. Highly recommend the gnocchi.

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JonW
1 review
Dined on September 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

During these times I felt No 9 did a great job offering indoor and outdoor dining. With so much space available inside other peoples conversation carried a little but they did a great job serving and making sure our special night was just that, Very special

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vipSimonT
New England
4 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Great service as always from Diego. And the rest of the team. Felt safe and well cared for.

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Bill
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Everything was fantastic...food, service, etc etc. The only but is 2 of the party asked for tasting menu and the other members ordered a normal 3 course meal. The pacing was off between each set and I wonder if its realistic to have these two types of orders

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall3food4service1ambience4

The service was the only issue. The bartender was great, the manager was great (as she did an awesome job addressing an issue that we had with our steak). However our waiter didn’t come to our table once after our food was served. Our water was never refilled, we were never asked if we needed anything. In order to address our issue with the steak we had to flag someone down and this was because our waiter was not attentive. Even when he did approach our table when it was time to order desert or get the check he didn’t even notice that everyone was out of water. It was just odd.

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KatelynMC
New England
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

No. 9 Park was everything we expected, incredible and friendly service, outstanding food and really enjoyable ambiance despite covid regulations. Our background for dinner was the beautiful gold domed state house! We will certainly return.

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vipStephanieL
New England
5 reviews
Dined on September 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We went to this restaurant to celebrate a big birthday. The staff was incredibly thoughtful and accommodating from the beginning. The server was really knowledgeable about everything in the menu and gave us great wine recommendations. I especially enjoyed the beef tartare- one of the best in the state, pastas (we tried them all) and the chocolate soufflé I’m still dreaming about. Come here when you want to try remarkable food but in a more charming less stuffy ambiance.

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vipFooder
New England
4 reviews
Dined on September 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service and tasting menu was superb. It was a great evening and look forward to my next.

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vipRobertS
Cambridge
6 reviews
Dined on September 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

No. 9 Park is one of my favorite restaurants. I have dined there to celebrate my father's birthday, my anniversary, and sometimes for no special reason at all. Every visit there leaves my taste buds delighted and my stomach full of amazingly delicious food and wine. I can't wait for my next visit!

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DorothyR
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I enjoyed the chef's tasting menu and they graciously allowed me to "swap out" two of the courses (the chose the two) for my favorites: fois gras and the chocolate souffle. The wine pairings were exactly right (even the sauternes for the fois gras). Excellent.

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vipChrisF
New England
11 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2020
Overall2food4service2ambience1

The kitchen door is obnoxious. There is no ambiance. We were over charged on the truffles. Nothing exceptional on the wines except one. Server had exhibited no personality. Overall very disappointing!

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vipMelissaL
New England
1 review
Dined on August 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such a wonderful evening. The food and drink were amazing and the staff made it such a special night. Thanks for helping make it an amazing celebration!

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ChristopherA
New England
5 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We celebrated my girlfriend’s birthday and wanted it to be special so we enjoyed the chef’s tasting menu and loved it as much as we loved it the first time we went. The entire staff from kitchen to service and reception was some of the best we have ever experienced. We look forward to the next time we go to No. 9 Park.

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Drizzly
New England
2 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a delicious celebratory meal on a drizzly Sunday night. Service and food were delicious. We were disappointed when they announced they no longer had the greens and heirloom tomato appetizer we had selected, but when we mentioned we were looking forward to the tomatoes in particular, the chef put together a custom made dish that included them. He came out to serve them to us. A real treat!

KC
vipKenChang
Detroit
3 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2020
Overall4food4service2ambience2

It's a good fine dining experience, but not outstanding. Nothing exceeds expectations in terms of taste and presentation. Maybe because of COVID, the service was not welcoming, and the decoration and vibe did not meet the expectation of fine dining restaurants.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on August 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Chef Elvis and the team were extraordinary!! We had the tasting menu and every dish was delicious. We had such a fun evening and enjoyed a truly special dining experience. Thank you!

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vipMatthewD
New England
14 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was an amazing experience, 9 courses of delicious food with fantastic service!

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ZaneF
1 review
Dined on August 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

What an excellent experience from start to finish the staff was amazing and our server Nick was one of the best we have had in the city of Boston , an absolute must for date night . The wine list was very extensive and Nick was not only a server but a somolier as well . So we had an amazing experience

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vipdkefaia
New England
64 reviews
Dined on August 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Even in Covid time, this restaurant is exceptional!

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vipcantabrigian1
Washington DC
52 reviews
Dined on August 9, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

A new experience at No. 9 Park: eating at a table outside on the sloping street in front of the restaurant. We started with a dozen oysters with delicious mignonette sauce followed by prune-stuffed gnocchi. Still wonderful as ever! The mains were a duck duet with great crispy skin and juicy medium rare slices of duck breast, and a delicious chunk of striped sea bass with bouillabaise. Topped off with scoops of house-made mango/passion fruit/raspberry sorbet and a chocolate souffle with chocolate sauce. Everything was scrumptious! Servers were super friendly, but could have been a bit more attentive on providing more bread and butter, and clearing plates.The night out was delightful and this favorite restaurant didn't disappoint.

CJ
vipCharlesJ
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on August 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food and atmosphere. Every visit is truly a gastronomic journey.

JM
vipJohnM
New England
32 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience. Despite the constraints imposed by the pandemic, they've figured out how to work the social distancing. Excellent service, waiter was very helpful.

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ShawnB
New England
1 review
Dined on August 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We dined at No. 9 on Saturday evening and sat outside on Park St. They did a GREAT job making the "outdoor dining" work. The weather cooperated, thankfully! The meal was exceptional - as it always is at No. 9. Great service. They can't control the traffic on Park St., for better or for worse :-). THANK YOU guys!

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No. 9 Park is rated 4.6 stars by 3038 OpenTable diners.

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