About Bondir Concord
Sustainable Modern American Cuisine
Bondir Restaurant is located in historic Concord, Massachusetts. Menus showcase the pastoral and marine bounty of our New England region and offer a finely curated selection of American and European wines and beers. Chef/Owner Jason Bond has spent more than 20 years refining his technique and style, and has developed a simple philosophy of quality and care. Our offerings–vegetables picked the same day, fish hours out of the ocean, pasture-raised meats–will change daily, and will always be tasteful in preparation and presentation.
Hours of Operation:
Lunch, Wednesday - Sunday, 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Dinner, Friday & Saturday Evenings, 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm Monday/Wednesday/Thursday Evenings, 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm.
Closed on Tuesdays.
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Metered parking is available in front of the restaurant. There is a free municipal parking lot behind the restaurant.
Commuter Rail, Fitchburg Line.
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, High Tea, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Bondir Concord Ratings and Reviews
I messed up the reservation online and B ...
I messed up the reservation online and Bondir was able to sit all 6 of us in the same amount of time we were planning on waiting. The staff was friendly and inviting despite my mistake on a Friday night. We had a very important out of state guest who is a world traveler for food and she ranted and raved about the meal and service. Eating at Bondir is an experience and and lovely one at that. We all got the four course option and each plate was a piece of art for my eyes and palate. By far my favorite restaurant in Massachusetts!
Our second time at Bondir Concord and th ...
Our second time at Bondir Concord and there will be a third and many more. The pre fix is a great value and the food was top notch, way beyond a chain restaurant. Parsnip soup was amazing as was the duck and veal. Can't wait to see what they have next time!
portions were ridiculously small, especi ...
portions were ridiculously small, especially the duck, which was mostly bread
This is a place that leaves me smiling e ...
This is a place that leaves me smiling every time I dine there. It's always memorable with pleasant service and a welcoming atmosphere. And, the food is crazy healthy. Love it!
Always a suprise
Love this place and that the menu changes with the season
We had high expectations, but really did ...
We had high expectations, but really didn't like the food. My halibut came out very under cooked and was not particularly on the second go round. One of my dining pet peeves is when service people interrupt engaged conversation to deliver the specials, etc. Our server was very good otherwise, but the initial interruption was egregious and jolting.
Hostess was the mostess
This dining experience proved, once again, that an establishment's people can make all the difference in a customer's takeaway assessment and lasting impression. Our hostess was lovely--she had a warm, relaxed manner and was helpful, whereas our server was the opposite. The food itself was prettily presented, yet unremarkable in taste or preparation. The salads were the highlight of our meal--one featured lightly roasted asparagus, and the other was served with the house-cured salmon. As Concord was a mutually accessible locale for two longtime friends to catch up over a weekday lunch, Bondir provided a welcome venue and a promising menu.
Exemplary Food & Service
We dine here every few months and have always found the food and service to be consistent and excellent. The menu changes often and always delivers an great meal.
Great meal. We went for our anniversary. ...
Great meal. We went for our anniversary. The waitstaff is very attentive and we were not rushed at all during our meal. The menu changes daily as they try to use locally sourced ingredients whenever possible. It was a memorable experience and I would highly recommend Bondir in Concord
This is one of my favorite restaurants. Either for a lovely lunch, drinks or dinner with friends or entertaining for work. The food and staff are excellent and it is so relaxing inside. Just perfect.
Delicious innovative dishes. New tastes ...
Delicious innovative dishes. New tastes and textures. So many gluten free options, even homemade bread! The ambiance is cozy and warm. The service is attentive without being overbearing. What a lovely night!
A Big Surprise!!
This is a true diamond in the rough (Concord). This restaurant has a wonderful menu and cuisine, offering up to 4 courses at a nice price, a great wine selection, a full bar, and friendly attentive service. I enjoyed my dining experience here and will surely return.
Interesting foods combined and prepared ...
Interesting foods combined and prepared in exceptionally creative ways-- each bite a pleasure to truly savor. Usually plenty of options for vegetarians.
Bondir has a nice ambiance. The room is very warm and comfortable. The service was great. I had the duck breast and loved it. my wife had the monk fish and was not disappointed. The Second Spring cocktail is fantastic if you like Tequila . We were there to celebrate an occasion but there were a lot of regulars there also. Ice cream for dessert and espresso.
Traveling on business but dining with my son who was visiting Lincoln. Bondir was highly recommended by a colleague but I was still blown away by the experience. The food was meticulously prepared. Although there were many elements to each dish, no ingredients was superfluous. Very satisfactory to all the senses. The service was outstanding. Our server was very knowledgeable and accommodating. We even received a free cocktail because our second course was slightly delayed. Be barely registered the delay before a server delivered an interesting prohibition favorite the Chrysanthemum. If I were staying in Boston, I would drive to Concord for a meal at Bondir.
The menu needs to be expanded. The lack ...
The menu needs to be expanded. The lack of entree choices is becoming restrictive.
Our server was very attentive, and the f ...
Our server was very attentive, and the food was generally good, although the portions were small and one of our party had to send back their entree as it was under cooked.
Doesn't live up to the hype
This was the second consecutive visit to Bondir that we found very disappointing. The hype would have you believe that this is gourmet-level cooking. To both of us, it was anything but, and we are not strangers to fine cooking. Some things were overly salty, others were just plain bizarre (the garlic soup). Poached eggs were under-cooked to the point of being obvious just by looking at them (the "whites" were still gray and translucent). Add to this a too-cold dining room and too-loud music and the experience hardly justified the size of the check.
Hoping next time will be like the first
This is the second time I've dined at Bondir. The first time was magical- excellent food, wonderful service, a treat from the chef. Perhaps Sunday nights are not taken as seriously by the staff, but the service was slow and not very friendly. The food was good, but not wonderful, the house made bread was overbaked and dry, uninspired dessert choices. I would return- but was disappointed this time.
Food and service both on upward trend
We've been patrons of Bondir Concord since it opened; the food and the service have both improved. Our impression is that the food is a little less "foodie" (but very good, and small portions, which we appreciate), and the service has weeded out a little bit of a foodie attitude -- these folks are serving great food and providing a nice experience. The bar is fun; the back dining room is a little old-fashioned in its decor for our taste.
Great brunch place in center of Concord
Very quaint restaurant in the center of Concord. The brunch menu offers the traditional staple of American cuisine with a modern twist, such as Eggs Benedict on a sweet brioche. Bondir also has a very interesting beer list.
It's been a long time since I've had suc ...
It's been a long time since I've had such a disappointing meal. It was surprising, because the restaurant is charming and the service was great. Just what the heck are they doing in the kitchen? My poached duck egg was gelatinous and undercooked. The duck entree was barely cooked. Kind of like duck tartar. For some reason I tried dessert, but the chocolate panna cotta was like jello, served with chili flavored sorbet. Our poor server could tell we didn't like the food.
Bondir is a beautiful restaurant. I didn ...
Bondir is a beautiful restaurant. I didn't care for the menu or the food preparation, it was too chichi for our tastes. If we're going to pay for an expensive meal, which we don't mind, I want to enjoy the food. I can't say I did.
I have eaten here on several occasions now. I have had lunch, brunch, and dinner. All were fabulous! The place is beautiful inside. The fireplace warms up the interior, the farm table makes you feel like you're at home, and the staff is terrific! We always need some explanation, as the menu items are always really interesting and different - but all in my party were impressed and pleased as usual
Greg was our server, and seemed a little ...
Greg was our server, and seemed a little green. The service was a little spotty, but the cocktail program and food were excellent.
High priced small portions
I saw the restaurant while walking around concord and thought it was a cute place to meet a friend. The interior was very nice. When I met my friend and had lunch both of us thought the food was fine but over priced and the portions were very small. I've been there, tried it and will look for some place else next time.
Very nice time for a special birthday
We celebrated my mother's birthday here, a group of 6 plus two children (1 was 18 months, 1 was 1 month). We stated in our reservation we had two small children with us and the placed us at a table at the back, which was perfect. The children are very well behaved but we knew it was a nice restaurant, having been there before, so we were a little worried they wouldn't be happy about the children. However, everyone treated us very well and they even provided a cup of milk and an exquisite grilled cheese (we were all jealous of niece!). For the adults, the food was all very good and the condensed menu is a nice change. We each went for the prix fixe and the portion sizes were perfect so that we left full but not feeling like we had to roll out of the restaurant. The cocktails were also good. Overall, a lovely and elegant place with great service and a wonderful atmosphere.
First, we love this restaurant. Our previous lunches have been excellent, and a great value. This time the meal was off. 3 of us got the brandad after we were told it was changed to sauteed halibut. It turned out it was still brandad (fishcake) not sauteed halibut. Small cake, as much potatoe as fish. Hamburger was just a burger. Services was impeccable and its a lovely restaurant in the heart of historic Concord. Need to work abit on consistency and taste. I will try again. I like her; just a bad date
Best Food in Concord
Whenever I come Back East, I make sure I have at least one evening planned for dinner at Bondir. I live in San Francisco, that mecca for foodies, which tells one really all one needs to know! This place is excellent for people with food allergies. And they make such delicious gluten-free bread that my friends (who can eat wheat) all steal it! The staff is amazingly friendly, and all seem to really enjoy working at Bondir, which adds a great deal to the mood of a place.
Waiter was either loud and intrusive or ...
Waiter was either loud and intrusive or curt and evasive! He concentrated on nearby table where he had family connections. Service by him was slow. Food was 14$ asparagus salad with 4 quarters of sliced spear. There were a few mixed greens. Pork was fine but nothing out of ordinary. portions very small. We are not likely to return. Two dinners , one alcoholic drink, $166.including tip.
Service and ambiance were lovely. All fo ...
Service and ambiance were lovely. All food items were very good and a great fit for an adventurous diner.
Creative and distinctive
Truly creative combinations in each of the four course meal options. Limited selections suggest great care in preparation. On premises bakery meant the bread was fresh, crispy crusted, and delicious. Breadth of wine selections seemed somewhat limited, but the quality is high, and it is certain that you can find a high quality wine to go with the meal. Delectable. Very good service. A fair price for what's offered. Enjoy!
Great food and friendly service
A great neighborhood find - good, seasonal food, great wine. Try to leave room for one of the wonderful desserts. An ideal place to get together to catch up.
Wonderful meal, terrific service and a lovely atmosphere! Will go back for sure
Beautiful Renovation -Food Too Pretentious
This is the second time we have visited this restaurant. What they have done with the space is magnificent. They are trying too hard with the food, however. Sometimes simpler is better. The prices are also high. There are better alternatives for fine quinine in Concord at much better value points.
Delicious tasting menu
We had the tasting menu special from Gilt and loved every last bite!
1ST time and loved it!
We finally were able to experience all that Bondir Concord has to offer. The exquisitely prepared entrees enticed our taste buds. A unique culinary experience and one to be enjoyed. We cannot wait to return!
There was a lot of fire-roasting invoked ...
There was a lot of fire-roasting invoked in the meal which was a little odd. However the food was artistically prepared and presented and very tasty.
Good food, nice setting
We had heard that Bondir was a little overpriced for what you get, but wanted to see for ourselves. My wife and I had a very nice meal, with excellent service. Drinks before dinner were imaginative and really good. In-house bread might have been the highlight of the night. Apple salad was tasty. The bronzino entree was rubbery, but tasted good. Not sure if it was meant to be crispy or not. The turnip risotto was complex without being fussy, and flavors were fantastic. Chocolate panna cotta was wonderful. Waitstaff was pleasant and attentive. A nice night out.
The food, service, and ambience were great. The only complaint was that the gap between the first and second course was noticeably too long.
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