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500 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
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- Sun - Thu 7:00am - 11:00pm
- Fri - Sat 7:00am - 12:00am
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4.8 of 5.0 from 94 reviews
price range:$26 to $50
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Blogger Reviews of Eastern Standard
alone with a cupcake. on Nov 14, 2013
What's worth the trip and the price every time, though, is the Butterscotch Bread Pudding. It's warm, the consistency is to perfection, and it's sweet in all the right places. The Butterscotch makes it more interesting than the usual bread pudding, and the ice cream is adds a whole other dimension. I guarantee you'll see one at every other table.
Eastern Standard Reviews
So over Eastern Standard. If you have nowhere else to go in kenmore -- it will do. Never had a decent meal or cocktail here. It tries to be too trendy while sacrificing quality.
by Coco M.
Come for the super-fresh seafood and expertly crafted cocktails. Stay for the refreshingly unpretentious service and neighborhood vibe. - © 2013 BuzzFeed, Inc
by Abdul H.
Old Cuban makes everything better.
by Wagner M.
by Michelle S.
Book out a private room and have fun coming up with ridiculously awesome names for your dishes! ;) P.S. The seared salmon with brussels sprouts, bacon lardon and cauliflower brown butter is the bomb!
by Zoe W.
Posto carinissimo, classico ristorante americano!ottimo per breakfast, lunch e dinner!
The Crispy Duck Confit was amazing!
by Benjamin D.
Pro tip: go at midnight.
by Maya J.
Get that bone marrow
by Christine C.
Stop in for the #LateNiteBos Menu
Ask for Erica, she's the best waitress!
by Linda B.
Grab a seat at the bar for drinks or dinner. The bartenders are fantastic -- and incredibly nice. Don't be afraid to let them whip up something of their own creation. They always seem to get it right.
by Stacey M.
Rib eye + bone marrow its an excellent choice
by Javier L.
Great cocktails! Make sure to check out the photo gallery upstairs.
by Danielle T.
NY Strip was to die for! The staff's recommendation's were great!
by William H.
by Denis B.
Bar is overcrowded, over-priced drinks. I will never come here again. I'm not able to stand as long as it was needed to wait for a table.
by Julie H.
The French Toast is excellent!
by Nick O.
Great food and service. A definite stop for anyone visiting.
by Eddie F.
How have I never gotten the tartare here before. ENORMOUS portion.
by Brian D.
Great place for a cocktail made right. Bartenders are top notch. Leave your beer requests at home. Don't even think of wasting a night out ordering suds you can get down the street
by Craig C.
rib eye with marrow.
by Javier L.
Best Mac and cheese I've ever had
by Gianna N.
Great drinks and late-night menu.
by Daniel T.
Try this simple, delicious cocktail: sloe gin, ginger ale, and orange bitters. Thanks, Hugh.
by Jenny M.
Ridiculous cocktail program and fantastic service. ES seafood platter is a bargain for the quality and amount.
by Jasmine C.
A place to have a dirty martini and feel like a classy gal.
by Amy M.
Try the roasted bone marrow, it never disappoints.
by Christofer G.
Lox and bagel looks awesome. The quiche was not good.
by Louis A.
Outdoor seating available. Great place to hang out on a summers night for some drinks/apps and to do some people watching. Love the frisée salad with poached egg. Warm gooey goodness.
by Leslie M.
Bread pudding - yeah, you could eat it as a meal, and that's not a bad idea.
by Evan F.
Variety of drinks is very good! And not very expensive...
by Urvish D.
Proclaimer kills it. Drambuie, mezcal and lemon
Get a whiskey smash
by Takuo U.
Try the Vermont Cheddar Omelette (via @Foodspotting)
by Amy C.
Try the Gueyere Quiche (via @Foodspotting)
by Amy C.
Matt is the best server!
Eastern Standard breathes new life in to classic cocktails, and is one of the leading mixology bars in New England. --Jon Taffer, Bar Rescue (Sundays 10/9c.)
Good oysters! And don't miss out on an amazing butterscotch bread pudding!
by Ksu N.
Great place for a power discussion over breakfast.
by William T.
Try an Old Cuban (rum, lime, simple syrup, mint, bitters, and bubbles). The smack of the mint leaf to release the oils onto the rim is fun bar theater.
by Jenny M.
My favorite restaurant in Boston! New? Try the frisée aux lardones salad, ceviche and/or steak tartare...also the whiskey smash is arguably the best menu drink in Boston. Enjoy!
by Farrell M.
Absolutely phenomenal. Hands down the best foie gras of my life.
by Graham J.
Maine Lobster Ravioli is marvelous. Great service. This place is one of the classiest restaurants on Comm Ave. Perfect choice for special occasions.
by Oguzhan A.
Looking for a perfect holiday cocktail? Try the Bourbon & Spice!
by Eric A.
"If you love it so much, why don't you marry it?!" they said. "I'm trying," I said.
by DJ C.
Bloody Mary is worth ordering. Couldn't help but order two with breakfast!! The yogurt and granola is also a one of a kind
by Gabriella M.
The place is awesome but avoid the beef tartare - they don't know how to do it...
by David S.
The proclaimer is far too sweet, try the panini.
by Brian S.
Eat Drink & Be Merry
by Steve S.
Try the blueberry thrill. Delicious.
Don't forget to head to Endicott St. & Amherst St. to get a FREE copy of Barricade on DVD. All you have to do is find where we hid it! http://bit.ly/QBQ0qf
by Barricade M.
If you order a dirty martini here instead of one of the dozens of phenomenal cocktails on the menu... you're a tool.
by James L.
The smoked pork porterhouse is awesome and unique. Highly recommended.
by Joe Z.
Try the Lobster (via @Foodspotting)
by Chris P.
If you want an amazing drink, ask for Hugh, he'll blow your mind.
by Ryan Q.
Lindo tudo isso!
by Felipe B.
Boston's most iconic bar. Amazingly gracious and informed staff, great cocktails, and your best option for food after midnight.
by Max B.
The Standard Burger is probably the best burger you will ever have! Rich and full of flavor, and pretty much melts in your mouth.
by John C. D.
Try the Proclaimer cocktail — delicious.
the cheeseburger. get the cheeseburger.
by Julie G.
Pisco Sour. Mmmm, good. Recommendation from a friend. :)
by Kelly C.
Get the whiskey smash.
by Dave G.
Amazing food, a must if you are in Boston!!!!!
by Courtney I.
Boston Magazine best of 2012 list as "Best Brasserie", try the grilled cheese and late night snack, rock shrimp beignets.
by Michelle C.
Really awesome place for a drink and the food is delicious too! Male sure to get there before the game let's put!
by Laura D.
Any place that has a mint julep on their menu is a favourite in our books!
by Indivly Rewards
Good food late night
by Slightly Stoopid
Feel free to try your cocktails with our very own, Boston-distilled gin, Wire Works. They carry it there and we guarantee that you'll love it!
by GrandTen D.
The late night menu is pretty amazing....try the beef heart meatballs!
by holly h.
One of the fanciest restaurants in Kenmore Square. If you’re feeling adventurous, try the butter-poached escargot or crispy frogs’ legs.
by BU Today
Friday nights in summer get the lobster gnocchi special
by Michelle D.
Cuban mojito and butterscotch bread pudding is amazing!!!!
by Brittany H.
Try the booze.
by Zombie Prep N.
The bartender Hugh was ridiculously pretentious. Everyone else was spectacular.
by Around Town Shopper A.
The Nicoise salad is spectacular! As are the fries (with rosemary).
For goodness sakes, grab a whiskey smash! It's delicious! This bar is one of the best places to grab a cocktail in Boston so... Enjoy!
by Smashing Drinks
Try the Income Tax Cocktail. Then learn how to make it at home. Find the recipe in the book "Speakeasy Cocktails" created for iPads. http://oapub.co/c48b46af
by Open Air Publishing
Get the blueberry thrill infusion... Delicious.
by Michelle D.
Decent atmosphere but service is lacking
by Michelle D.
You won't be able to find better bone marrow or foie gras in Boston. Dishes like that deserve to be accompanied by a Bordeaux.
by Bordeaux Wines
One of our communications chairs hangs out here...a lot. If you ever have any questions or want to just stop by and say hi, you should!
by BU Class Gift
Celebrate filing your taxes with the Income Tax Cocktail. Then learn how to make it at home. Find the recipe in the book "Speakeasy Cocktails" created for iPads. http://bit.ly/foursq_cocktails"
by Open Air P.
Best bartenders in Boston. Period.
by Jarrett G.
Order theBaked Bone Marrow!
Go late night. Drink a couple whisky smashes. Then grab a plate of bone marrow for three bucks. Boom.
by Kyle P.
More drinks than you know what to do with. Most nights I go with steak frites + Old Cuban.
by Kevin W.
I have a sore throat and no voice right now... Drinking this Metamorphosis has nearly cured me
by Joe B.
by Ron. A.
I love this place, especially the bar! Last time there had the Corio Coupe - named after a Boston legend of burlesque days. Also had fabulous oysters, frisee salad & steak tartare.
by Michele S.
Amazing brunch. Great waitress, Elise.
by Sebastian H.
Late-night specials written on the mirror, and $3 "shiftys"
by Caitlin P.
Late Night Menu Rocks
Try the Pain Killer (via @Foodspotting)
by Allison S.
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