Smith & Wollensky Boston – Atlantic Wharf

4.5
1761 reviews
icon/ic_price_rangeCreated with Sketch.
$31 to $50
icon/ic_cuisineCreated with Sketch.
Steakhouse
Enjoy Waterfront Luxury at Atlantic Wharf in Boston's famed Seaport District. Located between the Rose Kennedy Greenway and historic Boston Harbor and Fort Point Channel. Offering a breathtaking waterfront view, the 10,000-square-foot space features an outdoor patio, bar and lounge that add to the restaurant's relaxed and upscale harborfront experience. The European-style exposition kitchen provides culinary entertainment while lush furnishings of wood and leather create a cozy and inviting interior retreat. The restaurant is open for both lunch and dinner.
icon/ic_private_diningCreated with Sketch.
Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
icon/ic_cuisineCreated with Sketch.
Cuisines
Steakhouse, Steak, American
icon/ic_clockCreated with Sketch.
Hours of operation
Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 12:00am
Sunday: 11:30am -11:00pm
icon/ic_phoneCreated with Sketch.
Phone number
(617) 778-2200
icon/ic_new_windowCreated with Sketch.
icon/ic_paymentCreated with Sketch.
Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
icon/ic_dress_codeCreated with Sketch.
Dress code
Business Casual
icon/ic_chefCreated with Sketch.
Executive chef
Luis Flores
icon/ic_cateringCreated with Sketch.
Catering
We offer in-house catering / private dining packages for groups from 20 to 400. Contact our Private Event Manager for details.
Open Google Maps
icon/ic_locationCreated with Sketch.
icon/ic_neighborhoodCreated with Sketch.
Neighborhood
icon/ic_cross_streetCreated with Sketch.
Cross street
Atlantic Avenue
icon/ic_parking_detailsCreated with Sketch.
Parking details
Garage parking is also available right next door at the 280 Congress Street garage.
icon/ic_public_transitCreated with Sketch.
Public transit
South Station, Downtown Crossing and Courthouse Station, accessible via Commuter Rail and MBTA Red, Orange and Silver Lines
icon/ic_gift_cardCreated with Sketch.
Gift Card
Additional
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
avatar copy

Private Dining

Book your next event with us

View details

Specials

"After 8" $80 Nightly Wine Dinner

For $80 per person, enjoy a 4-course menu featuring any starter, any steak or entrée, any side and any dessert from our specialty wine dinner menu, alongside unlimited tastings of four featured wines . The highlighted wines will change monthly. Tax and gratuity not included, full party participation required.

Terms and Conditions:

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: October 30, 2018

Ends: October 31, 2117

Availability: Sun 11:30AM-10:00PM
Mon-Sat 8:00PM-11:00PM

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Toast and celebrate Christmas Eve at Smith & Wollensky. We'll be open all day, serving our Winter Dinner Menu, specials and a holiday premium wine bottle and glass list.

Monday, December 24, 2018

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Toast and celebrate Christmas Day at Smith & Wollensky on Boston's waterfront and Seaport District. We'll be open all day, serving our Winter Dinner Menu, specials and a holiday premium wine bottle and glass list.

Tuesday, December 25, 2018

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Celebrate New Year's Eve at Smith & Wollensky on Boston's waterfront. We'll have our Winter Dinner Menu, specials and a holiday wine bottle and glass list, as well as a wide selection of champagne and sparkling wines.

Monday, December 31, 2018

What 1761 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.5based on recent ratings
4.5
food
4.4
service
4.4
ambience
3.9
value
Noise · Moderate
85% of people would recommend it to a friend
5
4
3
2
1
Sort by
Newest
Filters
JD
Nashville
18 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great restaurant, great staff, great food, great atmosphere. We look forward to our next visit! Thank you Smith & Wollensky.

Report
Helpful
JM
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The last time I was in a few months back, the steak I enjoyed was the best I’d ever had. Well last nights steak? Even better!! THE BEST steakhouse and our waitress Cheryl was a truly , genuine person. A caring personable , individual that clearly loves what she does!! Would go back again and again!!... In short , ask for Cheryl and you must have the Tomahawk steak!!

Report
Helpful
OT
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Steak was cooked to perfection, server was very nice and knowledgeable, very comfortable and open atmosphere, tables not too close together like some of these other steakhouses

Report
Helpful
OT
Tampa
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My sons 21st bday

Report
Helpful
G
New England
2 reviews
Dined on December 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was perfect as usual and the service was outstanding. Our expectations are always met when dining at S&W.

Report
Helpful
CL
New England
1 review
Dined on December 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Due to the pricing this is really great for special occasions. The waitstaff is just superb. And the food is mouth watering and steaks just melt in your mouth.

Report
Helpful
OT
New England
2 reviews
Dined on December 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was a really great night! Staff was attentive and service was great as always!

Report
Helpful
MJ
Los Angeles
17 reviews
Dined on November 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Classic Boston steakhouse near Boston's waterfront and the Amtrak station. Very warm cozy friendly atmosphere. Incredible Wagyu Filet Mignon cooked to perfection. Super friendly and efficient waiter who carefully tended to my requests and dietary requirements. Love this place.

Report
Helpful
PD
1 review
Dined on November 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We took a group of 14 friends out to celebrate my wife's birthday and it was a hit. The steaks were tender and quite flavorful. Two friends remarked it was the best tasting steak they had ever had. The meal special we had offered tremendous value.

Report
Helpful
r
1 review
Dined on November 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place for anniversaries and birthdays. Would highly recommend this place.

Report
Helpful
BA
Tampa
10 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We have never eaten out on Thanksgiving but this was delightful. The Thanksgiving fare was delicious and the steak for those of us who chose it was outstanding. Great holiday!

Report
Helpful
TS
Denver
25 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

What a great Thanksgiving dinner tonight for a party of 9 people with many special requests. The staff was extraordinary and the food superb.

Report
Helpful
JD
New England
6 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful Thanksgiving Neal and service!! Highly recommend

Report
Helpful
R
1 review
Dined on November 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a wonderful time, service was the best, my wife and daughters loved the whole experience. Will do it again soon.
Ray

Report
Helpful
P
New England
11 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 4

Birthday, nice.

Report
Helpful
k
New England
15 reviews
Dined on November 18, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food and service were both great! $80 menu is amazing...

Report
Helpful
L
New England
22 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Service a bit slow

Report
Helpful
S
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2018
Overall 2food 3service 3ambience 4

Nothing special about the filet - overpriced and not that flavorful. I actually enjoyed the salad better. Would maybe come back for a business dinner but there are less expensive options out there with equal or better quality IMO.

Report
Helpful
OT
New England
1 review
Dined on November 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

As always, the food was amazing and the ambiance just right. I was a bit put off by our server's brusqueness at the start of our ordering. He literally dropped a menu onto the table in front of me (I had my hand up to take it) then flipped it over to show me where the cocktails and wines were listed. I was insulted as well as my dinner companions. He served one incorrect side, and tried to insist that something else was ordered. He wasn't convinced when a few of us politely informed him that was not the case. Thankfully, he switched the charge on our bill to the item we'd asked for. With those exceptional moments out of the way Danny did provide much better service going forward.
Checking in with everyone as we finished our dinner, I can report that everyone thoroughly enjoyed their meals. Your coffee/cocoa rubbed steak was a huge hit.

Report
Helpful
DZ
New England
1 review
Dined on November 15, 2018
Overall 1food 3service 1ambience 1

The restaurant failed to respect our reservation, forcing us to wait nearly 2 hours before our table was ready. Once seated, our entire party ordered the set tasting menu with accompanying alcohol pairings. Several of the courses were skipped and forgotten as well as some of the drinks, and the restaurant never so much as apologized for the terrible service. Boston has far too many exceptional restaurants to ever waste my time at this establishment again.

Report
Helpful
BM
New England
1 review
Dined on November 15, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 3ambience 1

I was there for the 12 course event and it was very poorly executed

Report
Helpful
K
New England
7 reviews
Dined on November 15, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 1ambience 3

Went for the whole cow tasting. "A" for the chefs creativity and presentation of the food. "F" for the execution and planning. Reservations for 7 which we were on time for and promptly seated. First course comes out shortly thereafter but then that's where things got bad. It was close to an hour before course 2 of 12 came out. After that that the times between each course averaged 30 to 45 minutes. The beverage pairings were also off. By the time we would get our beverage pairings, we were loonnngggg done with the course. That's how the night went. So we started at about 730pm and didn't leave there till 1247Am! And that's only because we skipped the last 3 courses. This was a great idea by the chef and I'd like to do something like it again. However they need to execute this on a smaller scale. Limit it to maybe two seatings with about 75 to 100 people per and hold it in the smaller private room. All that being said the staff was not just standing around. They were all hustling and I honestly felt bad for all of them. From the bartender to the kitchen staff.

Report
Helpful
MM
New England
36 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The girls and tried the After 8 Wine Dinner and were not disappointed. The food was what you would expect from a top steak house, and the wines were perfectly paired, and they weren’t chintzy, with either! Will definitely be back, at least, once a month.

Report
Helpful
BF
New England
7 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was wonderful. Our waiter, Evan, knowledgeable. Presentation and quality excellent. The only thing I would improve on is the chocolate dessert which was mediocre.

Report
Helpful
j
New England
1 review
Dined on November 11, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

manny was our waiter and did a fantastic job to make sure that we were happy the whole time there

Report
Helpful
OT
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We stopped by for the 80 after 8 menu. What an outstanding deal. The meal, wine and service where excellent. Im ready to go again.

Report
Helpful
SG
New England
1 review
Dined on November 10, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Overall our dining experience was very good. The food was excellent and the wait staff were good. The hostess staff needs improvement. We had 8pm reservations. We were greeted initially as we did arrive 25 minutes early and at that point were told we would be informed when our table would be ready. We had a drink at the bar and I had to inform another hostess that we had reservations at 8pm. This was 10min after 8. Not a big deal but I shouldn’t have to ask about our table when I was told by the hostess that I would be informed. The restaurant was not busy. Over all I highly recommend Smith and Wollensky for your next dinning experience.

Report
Helpful
OT
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on November 5, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic evening

Report
Helpful
AL
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on November 4, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

My husband brought me for our first time for my birthday. It was a very relaxing evening. It was a little slow on my first glass of wine,my husband got his drink and my drink order was still not taken. I had the poke app,it was delicious! I ordered the gorgonzola and bacon filet, it was cooked perfectly, but WAAAY too salty! Then I got an amazing complimentary chocolate birthday cake. All and all it was a good night. Only a few things I would change.

Report
Helpful
TG
New England
1 review
Dined on November 3, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My wife and I have always been fans of Smith specifically when it was located in the "castle" in Boston's Back Bay.

This was our first time eating at the Atlantic Wharf (Congress St) location to celebrate my wife's 39th birthday. It was SO lovely; everything from the ambiance, to the food, to our server, Sherryl, was amazing.

Sherryl was the X-factor, however. She really went out of her way to make our evening special. We can't wait to go back!

Report
Helpful
H
1 review
Dined on October 30, 2018
Overall 2food 4service 1ambience 2

I ordered the 2012 Torbreck, The Struie Shiraz from Australia, but the waiter brought the 2015 without any explanation or clarification. When I remarked that the wine list ( iPad) showed the 2012 he said that the wine list is not up-to-date although it is electronic. I find this inexcusable for such a restaurant. The whole issue was treated in a rather arrogant fashion.

Report
Helpful
JD
New England
6 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Not enough help

Report
Helpful
L
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Very good food, great service! Celebrated our anniversary & a birthday there and they made it extra special.

Report
Helpful
a
New England
1 review
Dined on October 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My overall experience was wonderful. I was there with 5 other colleagues for a work luncheon. One of the parties had an upcoming birthday so I whisper to the hostess. They came over with a giant piece of chocolate cake large enough to feed the entire table. The service on the whole was remarkable as was the food.

Report
Helpful
OT
Surrey
1 review
Dined on October 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and service

Report
Helpful
MZ
1 review
Dined on October 20, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 3

I am used to Smith and Wollensky in vegas and new york. This one in Boston is nowere even close to them . They did not have hardly any wine every one we picked they said that was a popular one so we are out. The waitor was bad I had to ask for my silverware.And they did not even have a porterhouse steak. What a disappointment. Will never go to this one again.

Report
Helpful
EC
1 review
Dined on October 19, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 5

Our waitress was excellent and the food was just mediocre. We ordered the tomahawk wagyu and although cooked perfectly the flavor was not good. Macaroni and cheese lacked salt. The chocolate cake was nothing spectacular but the cheesecake was on point. Overall okay experience with food. We have had better steak elsewhere.

Report
Helpful
JS
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 2

In Boston for special occasion,looked up reviews of restaurant ,most positive,wanted to have a great steak.ordered dry aged 24oz bone in PRIME rib eye ,cooked perfect med/rare but was tougher than a select grade cut I would not buy at local supermarket. Do yourselves a favor:by all means ask your hotel concierge for recommendation ,as we were in rush and did not .Will not happen again!

Report
Helpful
OT
New England
1 review
Dined on October 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 4

Great time, slow service

Report
Helpful
c
Indiana
19 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We were a group of 11 including 4 adults and 7 High School/College kids. The service was exceptional, the food was outstanding and the desserts were decadent. Not inexpensive but well-worth the splurge.

Report
Helpful
1
2
3
45

Tweets by Smith & Wollensky Boston – Atlantic Wharf