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7:00 PM

Roost Bistro on Newbury

4.0
146 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
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Welcome to Roost Bistro! We are a classic New England American bistro featuring a full cocktail and wine bar as well as an 8 tap beer tower featuring local craft beer. Located on Boston's popular Newbury Street, we are a privately owned, small restaurant with beautiful outdoor terrace seating as well as cozy indoor dining.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
American, Comfort Food
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Hours of operation
Monday thru Friday: Lunch 11:00AM-5:00PM; Dinner 5:00PM-10:00PM
Saturday and Sunday: Brunch 10:30AM-5:00PM, Dinner 5:00PM-10:00PM

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Phone number
(617) 587-4222
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Fairfield and Gloucester Sts
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Public transit
In between Hynes Convention Center and Copley Square stop on the Green line and just a few blocks from Back Bay Station on the Orange line.
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine
What 146 People Are Saying
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4.0  based on recent ratings
3.9
food
4.3
service
3.8
ambience
3.5
value
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40% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipJBP140 (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Very nice brunch with wife and grown children. They were busy but took care of us and all in restaurant. Food was good.

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Great (Portland)
4.0  Dined on December 6, 2017

Nice meal last week with business colleagues; lamb burger was especially good. Server was terrific: very attentive.

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on November 18, 2017

Excellent wait staff and the food off of the brunch menu was amazing

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
1.0  Dined on November 12, 2017

I do not go to a restaurant on newbury (enough said) to watch football on tv. Will not return

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vipOpenTable Diner (Phoenix)
4.0  Dined on November 11, 2017

Fantastic service. We had our young daughters and the waitress was very friendly.

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OpenTable Diner (Charleston)
2.0  Dined on November 4, 2017

It was an ordinary restaurant. The menu was not the same as listed on open table. For instance the Open Table menu listed sword fish, pork chop, shrimp/crab cakes and none of these were on the menu.

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LocalBusinessGuy (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on October 21, 2017

Great spot to people watch on Newberry. The wait staff was very attentive. Drinks, appetizers and our meal was delivered in just the right time. Everyone enjoyed their meal.

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eat4fun (New England)
4.0  Dined on October 20, 2017

We had an early dinner prior to a New England Conservatory concert. The service was highly attentive. We enjoyed the tuna and oysters as appetizers and steak tips and roast chicken as entrees. All were generously portioned, well seasoned and cooked to taste. We'll definitely go back when looking to enjoy a neighborhood meal.

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magpieboston (New England)
3.0  Dined on October 14, 2017

All was okay; not great. Upon reservation, I requested an outside table and it was given away to the party in front of us. We were a few mins. late for our reservation but it was a big disappointment. It just isn't the same inside. Food and service were good but it just wasn't special. We came here earlier in the summer and had such a great experience. Something has changed.

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
4.0  Dined on September 22, 2017

This place was great. It's relatively new, no cocktail menu but Brian, the bartender was fantastic and made us drinks on request. Food was good and nice proportions. Not crazy big not not tiny for the price point and area. Would definitely come here again.

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