About Back Bay Harry's
We are thrilled to be apart of the South End/Back Bay neighborhood. Centrally located in the heart of the city, we focus on quality cooking, creative cocktails and great company. We look forward to having you in!
Hours of Operation:
Mon - Wed: 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thu: 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Fri: 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Sat: 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Sun: 11:00 am -12:00 am
Between Columbus Ave and Stanhope Street
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
We offer Valet Parking Thursday-Saturday from 5PM-12Midnight
Parking is also available at a wide-variety of parking garages around our location.
The closest T-Stations are the Arlington stop on the Green Line and the Back Bay stop on the Orange Line.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
It's true. We love a celebration. Our inviting (yet glamorous) and stylish (yet comfortable) ambiance provides the perfect backdrop for any event. We pride ourselves on our personalized service and attention to detail whether it be a corporate function or cocktail party.
Back Bay Harry's Ratings and Reviews
I was one member of a 6 person dining gr ...
I was one member of a 6 person dining group. Four of us ordered the same dish, and each person requested a different deviation from the menu description. All four dishes were delivered as requested. Thanks to our server and the kitchen staff for their attention to detail.
This place is phenomenal - the food, dri ...
This place is phenomenal - the food, drinks, atmosphere and service were outstanding. For a Saturday night meal with friends, this was a great place. It was relaxing and made us wish we could stay all night ordering cocktails. Great craft beer list (at very reasonable prices) and a great cocktail and wine list. Get the Korean Short Rib Tacos - you'll regret it if you don't.
I was excited for the Dine-Out Boston ex ...
I was excited for the Dine-Out Boston experience since the food options appeared great - lots of succulent choices! I had ordered the Asian tuna ceviche, pork shank, and churro cheesecake. The Asian tuna ceviche smelled and tasted of fish sauce, very strong though plenty of fish. The pork shank was bathed in mashed peas and got cold really quickly, flavor was okay. The kitchen sent a replacement for an apple dessert because they ran out of the churro cheesecake and I didn't even get any notification of it until the waitress appeared with the apple dessert 15 minutes later (after asking if we wanted our dessert now and that was 15 mins ago). I know it's not the waitress' fault but I would appreciate an option of picking a different dessert. The service was average. We sat outside so it was alright, the inside looked much better! Wouldn't recommend the food we had for $38 (not including tip/tax).
We went to Back Bay Harry's as part of D ...
We went to Back Bay Harry's as part of Dine Out Boston (formerly Restaurant Week) because I liked the look of the menu they had posted online. Lots of interesting choices! The one sour note (and it ended up being a VERY sour note) was that when we were seated, even though there were many empty tables, we were placed next to a previously-seated 2-top. Not sure why we couldn't have had one table between us, as the entire section was handled by one waitress. Anyway, the pair sitting next to us contained a loud, obnoxious talker, which made the entire time there fairly unpleasant ambiance-wise. The food was good, but not good enough that I would go back there again. If a friend asked about the restaurant, I would warn them to be picky about how they were seated.
The menu is so so limited and not very e ...
The menu is so so limited and not very exciting--we ended up getting a few apps because the meal choices weren't so enticing -The service and ambience was superb but due to the limited menu we will not return again ---good grief
Not as much of a private quiet dinner as ...
Not as much of a private quiet dinner as I expected. Mostly high back tables and a bar room feel. Food was excellent though so for what it is, it is great. I felt a little rushed by the service but it was restaurant week so benefit of the doubt on that part.
we went for Boston Dine our week and cho ...
we went for Boston Dine our week and choose the fixed menu.
the food is pretty good and with very good portions. our appetizers were really tasty (lobster guacamole and herloom tomato salad with a very tasty mozzarella, and the entrees were amazing. unfortunately the dessert we wanted (cheesecake) has run out so we had their doughnuts which are very sweet. amazing bread.
Great place to watch the Pride parade. E ...
Great place to watch the Pride parade. Employees dressed up for the occasion and decorated the restaurant. Fun specials on the menu for the day. Service was excellent and not hurried.
The food: I would say it that it was just OK. I'd like to go back and try a few different options.
Overall, liked it a lot. Just wish we'd been bowled over by the food.
Very good; maybe a bit over the top
Chose BBH's for 15% discount for Lyric Theatre ticketholders. Upscale bar setting. Friendly service. Eclectic menu. The core food was excellent, even if overly embellished. For example, the boneless fried chicken was out of this world, but the guacamole on top was a distraction. The pastry and filling in the spanakopita entrée was very good, but there was a sauce on top and another to the side, and something else going on underneath -- too busy. I highly recommend the battered cauliflower appetizer, more delicious without the dipping sauce. Even the butter that came with the warm fresh bread had more flavoring than necessary. (Mustard seed?) Overall, some great talent in the kitchen that perhaps is trying a bit too hard. You'll have a good meal at a decent price -- just consider having them put the sauces on the side.
I took my wife here for a date night. We were pleased with our evening. The hostess was friendly and very accommodating when I had to return because I left my credit card. Our server was attentive and friendly. She made sure we didn't need anything the entire time. I found the food to be good, nothing amazing. My wife ordered the nachos (definitely big enough for a meal) and I had the swordfish. We both enjoyed our food. They had a solid wine list and we were pleased with our bottle. I like the ambience and the large windows. The location is great too, in Back Bay, close to Copley.
Not great food
My wife and I both ordered the same items (clam chowder and the grilled chicken sandwich). The chowder was okay, though the pieces of clam were enormous and required cutting. The chicken sandwich was 5 slices of overcooked chicken piled high in the bun. Not only was it hard to eat, but incredibly dry. We asked for cheese and Avocado to provide some moisture, received no apology, and 5 minutes later the waitress returned with two slices of american cheese and a hunk of avocado. Then we were charged $3 extra.
My wife and I rarely have time to go out so this was a huge disappointment. Needless to say we will not return to BBH ever again.
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