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About Seasons 52 - Chestnut Hill
Seasons 52 is a fresh grill and wine bar that offers a seasonally changing menu inspired by the appeal of a local farmer’s market. Seasons 52 sources ingredients at their peak of freshness and uses rustic cooking techniques, like brick-oven roasting and open-fire grilling over oak and mesquite wood to bring out the natural flavors of food. The menu is paired with an ever-changing international collection of more than 100 wines, with 52 available by the glass, along with exceptional signature handcrafted cocktails.
Open for lunch and dinner daily, with extended hours on the weekend. Join us for Sunday Brunch every Sunday from 10am-1pm.
If you are searching for a place to host your next group function, Seasons 52 is the perfect setting for your private or semi-private event. We also feature a Chef’s table for smaller groups or more intimate settings. For more information, visit our website at www.Seasons52.com.
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
American, Contemporary American, Seafood
Hours of Operation:
Brunch: Sunday 10:00am -1:00pm
Lunch: Monday - Sunday 11:00am-4:00pm
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
Hammond Pond Pkwy
$30 and under
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Valet parking is available.
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Whether you’re hosting a corporate event or a social celebration, we are happy to accommodate you. Our event coordinator will assist with every detail, ensuring you have all the amenities you require. Let us help make your event unforgettable.
Seasons 52 - Chestnut Hill Ratings and Reviews
We have enjoyed going to Seasons 52 for years - first in Ft. Lauderdale and more recently in Boca Raton. We definitely like their concept of healthy food served in an upscale environment with some really very good food. Those places were always very busy. But, this Chestnut Hill location just doesn't hit the mark. Perhaps the chain is expanding too fast, but whatever the reason it was a disappointment. So, let me start with the positive: the food was as good as always. My rack of lamb was excellent as was my wife's scallops. We started with a delicious flatbread. So, they did hit the mark on what is most important.
Upon arriving for our Sat. night 7 pm reservation we were surprised not to see a crowd of people waiting to give their name. Happily we were seated promptly, but the place simply wasn't very busy. This really was a surprise especially for a sat night. We were two couples and the other guy included a salad with his order. After our flatbread he waited for his salad to appear, and waited and waited. Finally he asked the server and it was brought out very quickly. Then, about thirty seconds later, another salad arrived. Then, twenty more seconds and his entree arrived. Just not good or professional. Finally, after dinner, my coffee arrived - cold.
The food was good - make that very good but it was run like it just opened or it was being operated by folks new to the business. I think they are part of a big national chain that should have the expertise to get this right. Perhaps if they did they would see the crowds that I have been part of in their south Florida locations.
We always have a good time here at Seasons 52. The food is delicious and the service is very good. They cook seasonal food and have a wide range of cuisines. The desserts are perfect sizes coming in a shot glass that they bring around for you to take right there... very hard to say no to something that delicious in such a small package!
The staff is very slow and even with a reservation we have never been seated on time. The food took over an hour to come out and it was low quality for not a cheap price. I had scallops with risotto and the risotto was watery, tasteless and just gross. My dad ordered steak well done and reiterated that he wanted it cooked fully throw with no pink in the middle multiple times to our waiter who said she would make sure it was, and the steak came out pink in the middle even after waiting over an hour for it.
We have enjoyed going to Seasons 52 for nice family meals. Service has been very good and friendly but the waiters can be a bit busy. Mother's day was overbooked and we had to wait a long time even with a reservation. But the manager called me the next day (even though we did not complain) to apologize and provide a coupon off our next meal. This was great customer service. We went back and will continue to go back for good food.
Not all Seasons 52 restaurants are equal. I have been to the Coral Gables, FL location several times and have not been impressed -- lackluster food and lackluster service. But the Chestnut Hill location, which I've also visited several times recently, is much better. The food is good and the service is friendly and efficient. My wild salmon was excellent and cooked through, exactly as I had requested. My husband also enjoyed his meal.
Did not like the menu selections. The portions very small. Surprised that had to pay for bread. The entree dish I had was very good but very small. I had recently been at this restaurant for lunch, I was pleased with the menu choices at lunch and liked the selection I picked.
I think I saw two seasons go by during the time I ate with friends at Seasons 52 in Chestnut Hill on June 17. Although the restaurant wasn't busy or understaffed, our server was woefully undertrained in product knowledge and speed. What was supposed to be a "quick" 1.25 hr dinner with friends before a concert turned out to be a stressful 1.5 hr dinner with us missing part of the concert - all because the server couldn't pick up the pace and management walked around clueless.
Excellent food and service at Seasons 52! Delicious flat bread pizza appetizer, the Wild Samon was wonderful. Waitstaff was attentive and polite. Nice atmosphere! Relaxing pace for the meal! We also used the valet service which was especially convenient!
Everything we ordered was very good. I ordered the wild salmon dinner and it was supposed to come with lemon rissoto and a vegetable. It came with asparagus and carrots. I realized that my dinner was served wrong half way through my meal. Duck lollipop and artichokes were prepared perfect. Cabernet by the glass was delicious...
My friends and I have been to Seasons 52 many times (probably well over a dozen since it opened in Chesnut Hill... it has become our "go-to" local restaurant for last minute decisions to go out to eat), There was a hiatus of 3-4 months between this most recent visit and the prior one, which made us wonder about what I will call "dangerous signs".... the food for all 3 of us was from cold to lukewarm at best, placed on plates too hot to touch, as if the hot plate was going to take care of this issue (which it did not). We were starving, so we ate our entrees anyway despite the waitress's willingness to return our plates or solve the problem some other way. Regardless, this is never a fun way to start an eagerly anticipated dinner. In addition, our plates were served one by one, with quite a bit of time between deliveries, when from the customers view, we should all be served at once. To me, these are simple things that are inviolable in a good restaurant. We were having an early dinner on a Sunday, so the dining room wasn't crowded, so we were at a loss for any excuses. Perhaps the kitchen is short staffed on Sunday? lacking its main chef ? We all hope this is not the beginning of a trend for this place..... You have to serve the food right the first time... or it spoils the occasion for the diners every time. We will give them another chance given a successful past history with Seasons 52, but we all went away concerned about the future.
Two starters were ordered: Mac n, Cheese & Scampi. The Mac n Cheese Elbows were over baked and dry. The remnants of cheese had become burnt curds. The definition of Scampi means , with a garlic sauce. There wasn't a hint if garlic in this dish and the shrimp remained under the heat lamps until they became rubbery.
Management offered to make amends but by then I no longer had an appetite.
We are regulars here for both special occasions and casual dining. Seasons52 in Chestnut Hill is consistently great. The food never disappoints, the staff is genuinely friendly, and the ambiance is excellent for conversation. The menu changes seasonally and it's always easy to find multiple good choices at a wide variety of prices. Highly recommend.
Our small group of friends meet here from time to time and have never been disappointed - in fact, we are always delighted with our meal and our experience. So many healthy choices, and all delicious. The flatbread is always a must for starting off the evening, while we pour over the menu.
Greeted and escorted to bar seats by Nina, exceptionally professional and hospitable. NY strip sirloins for us, the best I've ever had, wonderful flavor and perfectly cooked to order. Very friendly and attentive bar manager who checked to make sure our steaks were prepared as ordered. Have eaten there often, can't beat it.
The restaurant was very full, and that is why I rated the server as "good." Had it been less busy, I would not have felt that we got the attention we should have. He took the order, served the food, cleared when we finished, asked if we wanted dessert or coffee/tea, and presented the check. What he failed to do was fill our water glasses.
We greatly enjoyed our anniversary dinner here at Season's 52. The staff went way above and beyond to make the evening special.
A few things I love about Season's 52:
Fresh, seasonal menu options.
Extensive wine by the glass list.
High standards for service and customer satisfaction.
Atmosphere and decor are lovely.
The food was exceptional! There is a very diverse menu, and being health-conscious, I especially like that they include calorie counts for every dish (including the cocktails.) It was a very busy night, but even so, our waitress was rather inattentive--it took a long time for her to take our order and a long time to bring our check, and she never offered wine, beer, or iced tea refills, and when I asked for water she poured it in my used ice tea glass. I don't think she is representative of the staff as a whole, though, so she won't keep me from going again.
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