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Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay Reviews List

Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay

Eat like royalty in Boston’s most famous castle.



Indulge your senses and sense of history with the unique dining experience of our Boston steakhouse. Located in a historic stone and brick “castle” built in 1891, the structure originally served as the headquarters for the First Corps of Cadets and is listed on the National Historic Register. The first floor gunroom, social hall, and museum floor have been converted to the main dining room. The castle also boasts an impressive collection of private dining rooms, and the fourth floor Battle Room is one of Boston’s most coveted locations for large parties.
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609 Current Reviews
Summary of Diner Ratings & Reviews
Overall 
4.3 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.3 / 5
(609 Reviews)
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Rating Breakdown 609 reviews
5 stars
(327)
4 stars
(164)
3 stars
(71)
2 stars
(38)
1 star
(9)
Food 
4.2 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.2 / 5
Service 
4.3 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.3 / 5
Ambiance 
4.3 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.3 / 5
Noise Level
1.9 / 3
Moderate
Value 
3.6 / 5
(Very Good) 3.6 / 5
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Diners classify this restaurant as:
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  • notable wine list(177)
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Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay Reviews List
Review 1 for Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Disappointing experience. New chef? New waiter?

Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
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4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
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1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
"Only bright spot was the Caesar salad. Waiter was slow, steak under cooked and sent back. Sides were over cooked or disappointing. Can't believe Inpaid $200+ for that experience."
Dined on 4/30/2016
 2010
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Review 2 for Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 4/29/2016
 2010
Dined on 4/29/2016
 2010
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 4/29/2016
 2010
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 3 for Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Great Evening

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Dined on 4/29/2016
 2013
Dined on 4/29/2016
 2013
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"Went with my wife and we both loved it. It helped that a bunch of celebrities were there dining at the same time :-)
We both got steaks and while I thought they were slightly over-cooked, they tasted great and the sides were top notch. The waiter was super professional and very attentive, as well as the manager who was constantly working the floor to ensure the guests were comfortable and having a nice time. Would definitely go back!
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Dined on 4/29/2016
 2013
Special Features: good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 4 for Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 4/24/2016
 2010
Dined on 4/24/2016
 2010
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
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Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 4/24/2016
 2010
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Review 5 for Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 4/23/2016
 2013
Dined on 4/23/2016
 2013
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 4/23/2016
 2013
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Review 6 for Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 4/23/2016
 2011
Dined on 4/23/2016
 2011
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
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Dined on 4/23/2016
 2011
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Review 7 for Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 2/12/2016
 2009
Dined on 2/12/2016
 2009
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"The steaks and sides are AMAZING!"
Dined on 2/12/2016
 2009
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Review 8 for Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 4/18/2016
 2015
Dined on 4/18/2016
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
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Quiet
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Dined on 4/18/2016
 2015
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Review 9 for Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 4/18/2016
 2012
Dined on 4/18/2016
 2012
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 4/18/2016
 2012
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Review 10 for Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 4/17/2016
 2014
Dined on 4/17/2016
 2014
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
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Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 4/17/2016
 2014
Special Features: romantic, special occasion
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Review 11 for Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 4/19/2016
 2006
Dined on 4/19/2016
 2006
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Loved water closet. Lovely place."
Dined on 4/19/2016
 2006
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Review 12 for Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 4/15/2016
 2015
Dined on 4/15/2016
 2015
Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Service was fantastic! Steak was rather plain and tough for being cooked medium rare and costing as much as it did. Baked potato was hard as a rock. Truffle mac & cheese was phenomenal! All in all experience was mediocre, probably wouldn't go back, to spend that much for dinner I want to love it."
Dined on 4/15/2016
 2015
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Review 13 for Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Boston marathon disappointment

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Dined on 4/16/2016
 2007
Dined on 4/16/2016
 2007
Food 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
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Value 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
"Overpriced and quality was subpar. The salmon was the worst salmon I ever had. Steaks were so-so. I wanted a nice meal and didn't mind the prices, but was greatly dissatisfied with the quality and the atmosphere. We sat in the back and it was dark , loud and musty smelling ."
Dined on 4/16/2016
 2007
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Review 14 for Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Super place - as always!

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"We often go to Smith and Wollensky, Back Bay! On each occasion we are warmly greeted (like an old friend). The food is always delicious. Our waitress Sherryl is superb! She is more than happy to please us all throughout the meal, coffee and dessert. The General Manager Richard Cheshul always stops by to check on us and chat us up. I would HIGHLY recommend Smith and Wollensky to anyone who asks us."
Dined on 4/16/2016
 2007
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 15 for Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 4/16/2016
 2015
Dined on 4/16/2016
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 4/16/2016
 2015
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Review 16 for Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dined on 4/15/2016
 2011
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Review 17 for Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dined on 4/13/2016
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Review 18 for Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

The Manager (Sam?) treated us as special guests.

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"This was a very pleasant experience, as have our previous visits to this restaurant."
Dined on 4/10/2016
 2009
Special Features: special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 19 for Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 4/10/2016
 2014
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Review 20 for Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Great wine list

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Dined on 4/10/2016
 2006
Dined on 4/10/2016
 2006
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"Outstandingservice. SeafoodTowerwasgreat. Winewasphenomenal."
Dined on 4/10/2016
 2006
Special Features: romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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Review 21 for Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 4/09/2016
 2006
Dined on 4/09/2016
 2006
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 4/09/2016
 2006
Special Features: special occasion
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Review 22 for Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 4/09/2016
 2012
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Review 23 for Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 4/09/2016
 2015
Dined on 4/09/2016
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 4/09/2016
 2015
Special Features: good for groups, hot spot, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 24 for Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 4/09/2016
 2012
Dined on 4/09/2016
 2012
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
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Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 4/09/2016
 2012
Special Features: romantic, special occasion
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Review 25 for Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 4/09/2016
 2015
Dined on 4/09/2016
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
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Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 4/09/2016
 2015
Special Features: romantic, special occasion, late-night find
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Review 26 for Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 4/09/2016
 2016
Dined on 4/09/2016
 2016
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
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Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 4/09/2016
 2016
Special Features: good for groups, scenic view, vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies
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Review 27 for Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 4/08/2016
 2016
Dined on 4/08/2016
 2016
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
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Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 4/08/2016
 2016
Special Features: romantic, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 28 for Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 4/08/2016
 2011
Dined on 4/08/2016
 2011
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
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Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 4/08/2016
 2011
Special Features: special occasion
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Review 29 for Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
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Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 4/08/2016
 2015
Special Features: romantic, special occasion
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Review 30 for Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

A solid dining experience.

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
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Quiet
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Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"Rarely do I find myself dining alone but on this occasion I was in town for a conference and figured I would treat myself to a nice steak dinner. S&W was on my radar because I know of the one in NYC and my hotel in the Back Bay highly recommend it. The fact that the restaurant is inside this amazing castle in the middle of the city is fascinating indeed. The family, the kids, tourists, et al would really appreciate its architectural uniqueness. But for me, I'm into the total experience. And S&W did not disappoint. From the hostess that greeted me kindly sitting me close to the bar at a banquette, which was a great choice, to the server, who was also the bartender who was extremely attentive from the moment I sat down until the very end (the American Steakhouse Belvedere Martini up and wet with olives he orchestrated was to die). The manager checked in with me to see how things were going as did the hostess. I never felt so attended to, which is so important to a woman, a solo diner from out of town. Bartender/server recommended I order my strip steak medium rare when I usually like mine medium - following his suggestion he was absolutely right. The steak was pink on the inside, nicely charred just right on the outside and deliciously flavorful. Next time I'm in Boston I intend to return to Smith and Wollensky's charming castle in the Back Bay where I was treated like a Queen :)."
Dined on 4/08/2016
 2003
Special Features: good for groups, neighborhood gem
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Review 31 for Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
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Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 4/07/2016
 2010
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Review 32 for Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
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Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 4/07/2016
 2011
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Review 33 for Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 4/06/2016
 2016
Dined on 4/06/2016
 2016
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
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Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 4/06/2016
 2016
Special Features: good for groups, special occasion
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Review 34 for Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 4/06/2016
 2012
Dined on 4/06/2016
 2012
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
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Quiet
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Dined on 4/06/2016
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Review 35 for Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Amazing filet mignon

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Dined on 3/15/2016
 2015
Dined on 3/15/2016
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
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Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"Came here for restaurant week. Had the 3 course. The steak is a generous portion and you don't really need dessert after but we were happy to have the cheesecake to end the meal."
Dined on 3/15/2016
 2015
Special Features: romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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Review 36 for Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
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Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Dined on 4/01/2016
 2015
Special Features: romantic, special occasion
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Review 37 for Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 11/28/2014
 2010
Dined on 11/28/2014
 2010
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 11/28/2014
 2010
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Review 38 for Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 4/02/2016
 2012
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Review 39 for Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 3/17/2016
 2012
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Review 40 for Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

It's in a Castle for God Sake

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Dined on 3/26/2016
 2015
Dined on 3/26/2016
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
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Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"I had dinner here while vacationing in Boston. The building is very majestic and the decor fit the scene. Being from NY, I expected the steaks, etc. to be comparable to the other S&W's. To my surprise, I found the steaks to be better than NYC. They were tastier, tenderer and actually cooked to perfection. I found out later that the NYC S&W's are actually a separate company although they share the name. I still like both so I guess it's just a matter of where my stomach takes me. : )"
Dined on 3/26/2016
 2015
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies, kid-friendly
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Review 41 for Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Historical Beauty and Fine Food

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Dined on 3/26/2016
 2010
Dined on 3/26/2016
 2010
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"We enjoyed our visit to Smith and Wollensky very much. The food was delicious. The appetizers were unique. I was very impressed by the cocktail menu and dessert menu. We will be back."
Dined on 3/26/2016
 2010
Special Features: vibrant bar scene, special occasion, fit for foodies, kid-friendly
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Review 42 for Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
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"Good was great but definitely on the pricier side. Indoor decor was awesome and food was great."
Dined on 3/18/2016
 2014
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Review 43 for Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Great dining experience

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Dined on 3/26/2016
 2012
Dined on 3/26/2016
 2012
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"The service is excellent and we love our 48 oz Porterhouse Steak for 2. It's very tender!"
Dined on 3/26/2016
 2012
Special Features: special occasion
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Review 44 for Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 3/17/2016
 2016
Dined on 3/17/2016
 2016
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 3/17/2016
 2016
Special Features: good for groups, special occasion
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Review 45 for Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 3/17/2016
 2013
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Review 46 for Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 3/19/2016
 2009
Dined on 3/19/2016
 2009
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 3/19/2016
 2009
Special Features: hot spot, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 47 for Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 3/19/2016
 2007
Dined on 3/19/2016
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 3/19/2016
 2007
Special Features: good for groups, special occasion, notable wine list
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Review 48 for Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 3/19/2016
 2006
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, special occasion
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Review 49 for Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

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Dined on 3/18/2016
 2010
Dined on 3/18/2016
 2010
Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Dined on 3/18/2016
 2010
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Review 50 for Smith & Wollensky Boston – Back Bay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 3/18/2016
 2015
Dined on 3/18/2016
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 3/18/2016
 2015
Special Features: romantic, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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