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354 Congress St
Boston, MA 02210
(617) 737-0099
5:30pm - 9:00pm
5:30pm - 9:00pm
5:30pm - 9:00pm
5:30pm - 10:00pm
5:30pm - 10:00pm
5:30pm - 10:00pm
5:30pm - 9:00pm

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



  • 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.
  • 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
  • This was an amazingly delicious, beautiful and memorable first meal here; the chefs whim was the right way to go but am left to daydream about the A La Carte menu!
  • All things being equal, it is very good. For a Relais & Chateau, however, the service was fussy, the food was hit and miss, but the cocktails/wine were excellent. Glad I chose a la carte.
  • I was there for a function and the multiple courses were great, delicate delicious appetizers perfectly cooked filet (salad was wilted overdressed and uninspired nobody's perfect)
  • 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.

Nearby places

348 Congress St (at A St)
348 Congress St
355 Congress St (at A St)