Menton

Row 1

Details
354 Congress St
Boston, MA 02210
(617) 737-0099
French
$ $ $ $
Hours
Mon–Thu: 5:30 PM–9:45 PM Fri–Sat: 5:30 PM–10:00 PM Sun: 5:00 PM–9:00 PM

Chef Barbara Lynch opened Menton in Boston’s trendy Fort Point neighborhood in 2010. Its four-course prix fixe ($95) and chef’s tasting ($155) menus quickly racked up “best” and “best new” accolades from the likes of Esquire and Bon Appétit magazines, along with a four-star review from the Boston Globe. So what do you do to improve the only Relais & Chateaux restaurant in Beantown, one which has to be considered among Boston’s most romantic? Late last year, chef Scott Jones introduced two different tasting menus. The “From Elements” menu explores dishes and pairings that the restaurant’s proprietors have enjoyed over the past year (they think of them as “emerging classics”), while “Into Evolution” is meant to focus on the future, allowing patrons the chance to experience the restaurant’s growth through the flavors and techniques that are currently exciting them. This is upscale dining at Boston’s best (keep in mind that they encourage business casual attire), where everything from the initial greeting to the last fleeting taste at the end of your meal is perfectly executed by the well-groomed team. It’s a meal you’ll no doubt remember, and perhaps want to discuss over a nightcap at Lynch’s excellent cocktail bar Drink  — just a two-minute walk away.

— Arthur Bovino, 101 Best Restaurants, April 1, 2015

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Foursquare Tips

  • What hasnt already been said about the highest of high-end Boston restaurants? Just go. Go for the experience of being waited on hand, foot, and glass.
  • The food at Menton is not night-and-day different from that at Lynch's No. 9 Park - it is more refined, lovelier and lighter, turned a few degrees more toward the sea.
  • Since its inception, Menton has joined the ranks of Bostons greatest dining destinations with its glamorous, exquisite contemporary French cuisine, deep wine list and excellent service.
  • Make sure if you are heading to Menton to stop at Drink downstairs for a drink before the best meal in Boston.
  • Simply exquisite. Colin and Wyatt are amazing chefs.
  • The wallpaper is as intricate as the food served in Menton: its hand painted!
  • Make sure and try the tasting
  • Everything! Look for John!
  • One of the best fine dining spots in all of Boston, absolutely loved it.
  • I recommend stopping in at Menton's Gold Bar for a snack and a drink - get the foie gras frankfurter!
  • Get the elements tasting menu. Stunning food in a low-key atmosphere. Nearly Michelin worthy!
  • Explore with the tasting menu. Try the Vieux Carre from the bar while you wait.
  • Food is good, but before ordering an additional cheese plate - make sure that the have the cheese you're interested in (they ran out of blue this weekend:( )
  • Really great place - very nice staff, great, no, not just great - excellent food, one of the best places in Boston.
  • Tasting menu, cheese plate, wine
  • Beef tenderloin
  • Almond butter cake
  • Squash salad
  • Everything is good. Staff is amazing.
  • Excellent art cuisine, Italian-French mix.