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About Top of the Hub

Situated in Boston’s Back Bay and high atop the Prudential Center on the 52nd floor, Top of the Hub features award-winning cuisine, service and ambiance paired with an unmatched panoramic view of the city’s skyline.

Whether you are looking for lunch, dinner or brunch, our menu boasts fresh regional seafood, premium meats and poultry and locally sourced ingredients. Enjoy a handmade cocktail crafted in our Lounge or a variety of wines from a collection repeatedly honored by Wine Spectator. Live entertainment complements these offerings to deliver a truly one-of-a-kind atmosphere that has earned the distinction of Boston’s most romantic dining experience.

800 Boylston Street
Prudential Building, 52nd Floor
Boston, MA 02199
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
American, Seafood, Steak

Hours of Operation:
Sunday: 11:00am - 1:00am; Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 1:00am. During these hours, the Top of the Hub has menus for lunch, dinner, cocktails and late night dining.

Cross Street:
Fairfield and Gloucester

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$50 and over

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(617) 536-1775

Website:
http://www.topofthehub.net/

Entertainment:
Live entertainment daily in the lounge after 7:30pm

Catering:
Please contact our sales and catering department for private rooms.
617.859.3066

Parking Details:
Public lot underground for Prudential Center, discounted with validation.

Public Transit:
Prudential Stop on the Green line or Copley/Back Bay Station (10 minute walk)

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Brunch buffets, sit down lunch or dinner events, stand up cocktail receptions.

Top of the Hub Ratings and Reviews

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4
3
2
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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.5

ambience

4.7

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

90% would recommend it to a friend

Scenic View (195)
Special Occasion (184)
Romantic (167)
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Good for a Date (165)
Good for Anniversaries (144)
Good for Birthdays (97)
Notable Wine List (69)
Quiet Conversation (58)
Business Meals (56)
Worth the Drive (55)
Live Music (49)
Creative Cuisine (40)
Hot Spot (37)
Bar Seating (37)
Great for Lunch (36)
Pre/post Theatre (36)
Cozy (31)
Good for Groups (30)
Great for Brunch (27)
Fun (26)
Vibrant Bar Scene (26)
Authentic (25)
Fit for Foodies (25)
Handcrafted Cocktails (25)
Tasting Menu (25)
Sunday Lunch (24)
Seasonal (22)
People Watching (19)
Waterfront (19)
Late-night Find (19)
Happy Hour (17)
Healthy (17)
Neighborhood Gem (16)
Comfort Food (12)
Casual (11)
Kid-friendly (11)
Afternoon Coffee (10)
Good Vegetarian Options (8)
Afternoon Tea (7)
Disabled Access (7)
Gluten Free Options (6)
Great for Outdoor Dining (5)
Vegan (5)
Local Ingredients (4)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Great Beer (2)
Organic (2)
Live Sports (1)
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 (New England)·Dined 10 hours ago

Very nice Ambience, attentive and friendly waiter in table #78 😀.. And excellent dinner.

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic, Notable Wine List
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·Dined 10 hours ago

Great experience, the food was a bit over priced but... I mean..... Come one it’s the Top of the Hub. Still the food was AMAZING and the drinks STRONG. Definitely recommend this for a wine and dine date night. If your woman asks to be taken to a place with a view like mine did then..... This.... Place.... Here!!!

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 (New England)·Dined 14 hours ago

Thank you, it was a great experience! My parents loved it! My father enjoyed his birthday lunch!

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 (Washington DC)·Dined 15 hours ago

Loved Top of the Hub

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 (New England)·Dined 2 days ago

Came here for brunch & it was bomb!!! Would highly recommend the chicken & waffles & the lemon raspberry tart - as well as not eating at all beforehand because there is so much yummy food and you’re gonna want to be able to eat as much as possible!

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·Dined 2 days ago

I took my wife for our anniversary and mentioned why were were there to our waiter. and he had our dessert accessorized with a little anniversary mention.

Tags: Romantic, Great for Brunch, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Scenic View
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 (New England)·Dined 2 days ago

Perfect valentines date! Outstanding food, kind and helpful waiter, great ambience. We ate like royalty!! 10/10

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Hot Spot, Pre/post Theatre, Notable Wine List, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Scenic View, Live Music, Handcrafted Cocktails, People Watching
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·Dined 2 days ago

Top of the Hub is known for its gorgeous views of Boston, and they are that - gorgeous. We did not have a window seat, but we were very close to the windows and could still appreciate the views. The food was delicious, we did the pre-fixed 5 courses with wine pairings. The only thing I thought could be improved was that the courses came out a little too quickly after each other; I could barely finish my wine. Overall it took ~2.5 hrs, but we also got oysters so that was another dish. The jazz music from the lounge could be seen and heard from our seats which I loved. It was such a nice ambiance. They very sweetly put happy anniversary signs and candles in our dessert. My only issue with the restaurant was that some people were not dressed to fit the scene, which took away from the overall ambiance. Some people were in jeans and untucked shirts. I think they should enforce a dress code.

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Live Music
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·Dined 2 days ago

Amazing service and food , will come back for any special occasion.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Kid-friendly, Authentic
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 (New England)·Dined 3 days ago

Great view.

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·Dined 3 days ago

Fantastic views of Boston Skyline and more. Upscale waitstaff. Wonderful food and drink. Very attentive staff. Can't wait to go back.

Tags: Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Seasonal, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Scenic View, Vegan, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined 3 days ago

Excellent service, best in a long time. Delicious filet mignon. Beautiful location.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined 4 days ago

This was our second time at the Top of the Hub and it was just like the last time—very good. The last time my husband and I went was about 3 years ago and nothing really has changed. We decided to go yesterday to celebrate his birthday. I do think the prices are high but you’re paying for the view/atmosphere. Service was great, no issues at all. Food was good. My husband got the 16oz dry aged rib eye steak and it was a bit burnt... but it was tolerable. My Portuguese styled chicken was great and the portion was pretty big (at least for me it was). All in all, if you’re looking for a restaurant that has a great view and atmosphere this is the place for you. If you’re just looking to get some high quality food you can honestly go to any other restaurant and get the same high quality food for a much cheaper price.

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 (New England)·Dined 5 days ago

Our family got together for pre theatre dining and were very pleased with the food and service.

Tags: Late-night Find, Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Good Vegetarian Options, Creative Cuisine, Healthy, Good for a Date, Afternoon Coffee, Good for Anniversaries, Scenic View, Romantic, Fun, Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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 (New England)·Dined 5 days ago

One of the worst dinners I have ever had in 53 years. The hostesses were unbelievably rude and completely unaccommodating. I made it perfectly clear to them in my open table reservation and when I arrived in person that I was willing to wait any amount of time for a table for two at the window. She could not figure out a way to accommodate this and was extraordinarily rude in the process. We waited for close to an hour after our scheduled reservation to sit down at our table. We sat up at the bar with two very pleasant bartenders. Once we got to the table we found the food to be horrifically cold. My girlfriend returned each of the four course to be reheated. I didn’t even bother. The waitress was great. On the way out we grabbed a rose from the vase in the foyer that had about 60 roses as it was Valentines Day. When we reached the lobby and stepped out of the elevator we were met by an irate security guard who demanded the rose back!! The hostess called down to him and made him get the rose back!! After wasting our time, aggravating us, serving us dog food grade food and taking 486 of our hard earned dollars the least they could do is let us keep the flower!! We will never go back there again and I would suggest you don’t either. The Top Of The Hub in Boston Massachusetts should be called the bottom of the hub. Never, ever again!!

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 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

You can't beat the view. It's a schmaltzy (they play Frank Sinatra), timeless "nice restaurant." The food is high quality, but not particularly adventurous. Be prepared to spend half your rent for you and your date.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Seasonal, Pre/post Theatre, Romantic, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (New England)·Dined 6 days ago

Loved it the service was good just wish I had a spot near the window. When you make reservations I want to know how can you be placed near the window for next time.

Tags: Casual, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Good for a Date, Romantic, Live Music, Notable Wine List, Business Meals, Late-night Find, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Tasting Menu
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 (New England)·Dined 6 days ago

Great place!!! Great food!!! AWESOME Atmosphere!!!

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 (Washington DC)·Dined 6 days ago

I would recommend this restaurant to experience the spectacular views, have a drink and salad. It's a great place to go have a drink with friends or date.

I tried the stuffed lobster... too much in the "mystery stuffing mix" so it was sent back. The butternut squash soup was tasty. There was a problem with the silverware... not clean. The waitress forget about us towards the end of our meal... but, we were able to get the attention of other staff of assistance.

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 (New England)·Dined 6 days ago

Awesome service great food and what a view!

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 (New England)·Dined 6 days ago

Always a wonderful time at top of the hub! Our service was wonderful! Our sever name started with a B (Turkish name) he was so nice & friendly and made our lunch experience so wonderful. Thabk you

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined 7 days ago

good. the steak was delicious and soft. the view was great too.

Tags: Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View
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 (San Diego)·Dined 7 days ago

Excellent environment

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 (New England)·Dined on February 12, 2018

Worn out utensils and scratched up plates for the price you pay you expect nicer things. Very disappointed by not getting the window table that I booked even though one or two emptied out soon as I got in. The foods is good but I'd expect more for the price I paid.

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 (New England)·Dined on February 11, 2018

I requested a nice table next to or near the window for a view. The hostess sat us in the back room which was noisy, hot and had low ceilings which totally changed the atmosphere that we were use at Top Of the Hub. It was a birthday brunch so I did not want to complain. However the room was tight, my husband was touching chairs with the gentleman behind him. The hostess should of read my request and checked. with us to see if this table was ok since it was in a private room closed off from the nicer part of the restaurant. The food was average for brunch. The desert was a tart but really just a lemon raspberry cookie that was obviously made sometime during the week. We done 3-4 times a year at Top of the Hub and had my daughter's birthday dinner there (for eight) two weeks ago. I would not recommend brunch or the back room. We were disappointed after paying $250 for brunch for 4 people to be squished in the corner. Btw there were several tables available in the dining room but the room we were In was full.. not sure what the strategy was here.

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 (New England)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Me n me frendz had sum funn

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 (New England)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Great night! Sweet sixteen party! Wish the fog had held off😎.

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 (New England)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Had a nice time at Top of the Hub but portions were small and the bill was large. Not sure our wallets can bear to return for quite a while!

Tags: Romantic, Live Music, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New England)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Amazing food and seating by the window! Loved our server!

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 (New England)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Great experience, wonderful food and fantastic view. Service was perfect. Yes, this was costly but for a special occasion, it was worth it.

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 (New England)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Good expérience. Unfortunately they let us wait a bit too much before taking our orders and food was not very abundant. Moreover, they do not accept card with electronic chip, only magnetic strip. What is really nice is the view.

Tags: Good for a Date, Afternoon Coffee, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on February 10, 2018

The view is spectacular but the food isn’t good and not worth the price. The wait staff while attentive was sloppy.

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 (New England)·Dined on February 9, 2018

Everything was excellent, from the food, to the drinks, to the service.

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 (New England)·Dined on February 9, 2018

Wonderful place for a glamorous evening; an occasion, stars and views!

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 (New England)·Dined on February 9, 2018

One of the best fillets mignons Ive ever had!!!!!!

Tags: Scenic View, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Good Vegetarian Options, Vibrant Bar Scene, Romantic, Fun, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on February 9, 2018

I wish the food wasn’t so tasteless! Our entrees were cold when they arrived to our table. Waitress lied to us about the delay in bringing us bread. She said it was because it was being baked. That bread was not right out of the oven but probably baked the day before! The dessert, Boston cream had a very nice presentation, but tasted like something bought out of the supermarket. We enjoyed the views but never go there again for the food. We did leave $37.00 tip! Despite it all.

Tags: Romantic, Scenic View, Good for a Date
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 (New England)·Dined on February 9, 2018

Overall, it is great experience, unforgettable foods and beautiful sky views! Thanks for your excellent services!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Afternoon Coffee, Quiet Conversation, Hot Spot, Great for Brunch, Healthy
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 (New England)·Dined on February 7, 2018

Food was good, service was good, however we were unlucky and had reservations for a cloudy day so not much of a view. Like any one of these type of restaurants, the food is overpriced, but you pay for the view. I've been here a few times, know what I'm going to get, and like going back. It's great for dates or taking people from out of town.

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 (Miami)·Dined on February 6, 2018

by far one of the best restaurantsI've ever been too. The steak was orgasmic

Tags: Comfort Food, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Healthy, Worth the Drive, Scenic View, Live Music, Good for a Date, Casual
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on February 5, 2018

Always a great experience! Enjoy the food, service, and the view. :-)

Tags: Cozy, Romantic, Live Music, Happy Hour, Scenic View, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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