South End Buttery

1717 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
South End Buttery is a neighborhood eat-in and take-away bakery/cafe by day and full bar/restaurant by night. The Buttery's award-winning food has a reputation for combining seasonal, local ingredients to create exceptional everyday food at everyday prices. The Buttery takes casual fine dining to new heights, with classic comfort food as well as dishes for the health and calorie conscious that pair beautifully with the affordable wine and beer selections. You'll feel like you're dining in your own home – but you won’t have to do the dishes!
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Contemporary American, Tapas / Small Plates, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service
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Hours of operation
Sat, Sun 9:00 am–3:00 pm
Mon–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
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Phone number
(617) 482-0711
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Lauren Shanley
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We cater home and office events 7 days of the week. Check out our web site for our corporate catering menus or contact our catering manager at
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Cross street
Union Park Street
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Parking details
Private parking lots are also available one block away at the corner of Harrison Avenue and Waltham Street and at 505 Tremont Street, the Calderwood Pavilion.
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Public transit
Back Bay Orange Line -- 5 minute walk
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Special events & promotions
Our cafe can accommodate up to 22 guests for a sit-down dinner or 30-35 for a cocktail party. Our downstairs dining room can accommodate 30-35 guests for s private seated dinner. Because we are a small restaurant, we require a fixed rate per guest to offer your party our dining space for an entire evening, depending on the day of the week booked. We offer a full bar and customized menus for special events based on our seasonal offerings. Please call for details.
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Delivery, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine