French flair and Boston charm

Joining its award-winning sister restaurants in London and New York, Bar Boulud Boston is a French-inspired bistro and wine bar from internationally acclaimed chef Daniel Boulud. Specializing in classic brasserie fare, Bar Boulud is known for being one of the best French restaurants in Boston with its seasonal New England inspired Menu and signature charcuterie from renowned Parisian charcutier Gilles Verot. 

Enter the restaurant directly from Back Bay’s Boylston Street or through the lobby of the hotel, Bar Boulud Boston’s design offers a contemporary take on the craft of winemaking with vaulted ceilings inspired by wine barrels, wood floors and walls fashioned from wine crates. With a choice of seating including a row of stunning rich burgundy leather booths, the restaurant also features a 7-seat marble charcuterie counter, a glass enclosed wine cellar and a 17-seat backlit zinc top bar.

Bar Boulud’s menu offers a wonderful choice of both French and American dishes, enhanced by an impressive wine cellar specializing in Burgundy and the Rhône Valley. As suited to special occasions as it is to business lunches and leisurely meals, Bar Boulud Boston is one of Boylston Street’s best French dining venues.


A taste of France with an American accent

Showcasing the best of France and the United States, Bar Boulud’s menu offers a selection of bistro classics such as Boudin Blanc, a white pork sausage with truffled mashed potatoes, alongside American dishes including beef burgers topped Irish bacon, cheddar cheese and Guinness braised onions.

Visitors to Bar Boulud will also be able to enjoy a wonderful array of traditional terrines and pâté from renowned Parisian charcutier Gilles Vérot, including pâté Grand-Mère, chicken liver, pork, cognac and pâté Grand-Père, foie gras, pork and truffle.

To complement the menu we invite you to choose from our extensive cellar, specializing in wines from the Burgundy and Rhône Valley regions.


Weekend Brunch at Bar Boulud

Spend your weekend with friends and family enjoying a delicious seasonal menu from Bar Boulud in a relaxed bistro setting. The renowned Bar Boulud Brunch offers a wide variety of French classics and brunch favorites.

Available 12 to 3pm every Saturday & Sunday.

Live jazz music featured every Sunday.


Daniel Boulud

Chef Daniel Boulud

One of the most celebrated chefs on the East Coast, French chef Daniel Boulud is considered to be one of America's leading culinary authorities on French cuisine. Based in New York for over 30 years, chef Boulud is renowned for his soulful interpretation of traditional French cuisine and is chef-owner of restaurants around the globe including the three Michelin-star New York City restaurant DANIEL.

The author of eight cookbooks and the recipient of multiple James Beard Foundation awards including “Outstanding Chef” and “Outstanding Restaurateur,” chef Boulud has also been named a Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur by the French government. He is a generous supporter and Co-President of Citymeals-on-Wheels and is also Chairman of the Bocuse d’Or USA Foundation.

Chef de Cuisine, Jonathan Kilroy

The talented Chef Jonathan Kilroy is a native of Shrewsbury, MA and has worked in kitchens around the country.

For the last five years, Chef Kilroy has held the position of Executive Sous Chef at Chef Daniel Boulud’s New York City outpost, Café Boulud, where he assisted with menu development for the popular Michelin starred restaurant.

During his studies at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, N.Y., Chef Kilroy balanced real world experience with his formal training by interning as the Garde Manger at Ken Oringer’s Clio restaurant in Boston, during which time he earned the opportunity to execute a prestigious James Beard House dinner in New York City. While working in Boston, Chef Kilroy also served as Garde Manger at the legendary Excelsior restaurant.

After relocating to the mid-Atlantic region in 2006, Chef Kilroy joined the Vapiano family of restaurants at their Washington DC location. Having exhibited strong leadership qualities, he quickly became part of the brand’s training team and oversaw expansions of the European-style, innovative Italian eatery in Boston and New York City.


An Experience to be Savored

Private Dining events at Bar Boulud are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The Rhône Room is separated from the restaurant by use of a contemporary sliding barn door and can accommodate up to 20-seated guests. In addition, our Chef’s Table provides an exclusive interactive culinary experience for up to 8 guests.

For semi-private occasions, the High Table is located in front of our impressive wine cellar and can accommodate a seated event for 10 or a reception for up to 40 guests.

For further information regarding private dining, view here.


Samantha Harrison
+1 (617) 603 2939


Reserve a Table

Reservations can be made by one of the contact methods below.

+1 (617) 535 8800