Stephanie's On Newbury - Patio

4.3
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3824 Reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
Stephanie's on Newbury has now become an institution in Boston. Located in the heart of one of Boston's most historic streets and upscale shopping districts, Stephanie's has been serving classic american food in a relaxed, inviting atmosphere since 1994. Locals, travelers and shoppers alike favor this classic American bistro because of its commitment to blending old fashioned American favorites with a current, fresh twist. Stephanie's is casual elegance at its best with one of the city's most fashionable sidewalk cafes.

** Due To Covid-19 restrictions. outdoor dining is now offered and is by reservation only. We require a credit Card for all bookings. The maximum table size is 6 people. Parties of 2-4 have their table for a maximum of 1.5 hours and parties of 5-6 have their table for a maximum of 2 hours. We may not be able to honor this reservation in inclement weather conditions.We appreciate your understanding, and look forward to serving you!**

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LizzA
New England
4 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great service, Great for people watching!

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vipfoodie
New England
7 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Stephanie's has perfected the pandemic-safe environment for eating!
Very safe, all staff wear masks and disinfectant on the table.
Brunch is wonderful!

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Rachel
New England
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall3food1service5ambience3

Stephanie's On Newbury is iconic. So, I was really looking forward to a Saturday night meal on the patio. The ambience and distance from other people was excellent, staff in masks and serving food in gloves on point.

My food was not even luke warm and my steak ordered medium rare, was very overcooked, served without a steak knife, I had to cut through in my awkward rice bowl - which lacked a sauce, seasoning and flavor.

I've eaten here so many times for brunch, lunch and dinner, and this was the first time the food was not good. I'll go back and order something else next time. Maybe it was an off night for rice bowls with steak for $27 with 3 small pieces of overcooked steak.

Thanks to the staff for looking over and making sure all was ok several times without being intrusive, much appreciated.

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Stephanie
New England
4 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

I think that the patio Stephanie has set up is one of the best on Newbury St. The set up is great, the service was great and the food is solid.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
68 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Wonderful patio dining during this time of pandemic. Safe, comfortable, very well done.

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PeterD
New England
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great meal as always! Stephanie’s is one of my favorite places in Boston.

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TheUltimateFoodie
New England
6 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

During this coronavirus crisis, Stephanie's was a welcoming break. We sat on the patio for lunch. Our chicken salad and avocado toast plus green iced teas were delicious. The atmosphere was quiet which allowed for conversation and the weather was perfect.

Stephanie's made sure to adhere to the CDC and state guidelines. The tables were at least 6 ft apart or more. Everyone wore masks until it was time to eat and drink. There was hand sanitizer at every table.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 2, 2020
Overall5food3service4ambience4

Nice to eat outside

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PrincessCake
New England
1 review
Dined on August 2, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

If you love American comfort food this the place for you

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vipAABMTNY
New York Area
31 reviews
Dined on August 2, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Only issue was at check in.
Was 20 mins early from reservation and told seating would be at reservation time although plenty of outdoor tables were empty.
Came back at reservation time and was seated , still empty outdoor tables.

Waitress (Mona) was EXCEPTIONAL. Five star - made up for start.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fun brunch

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on August 2, 2020
Overall1food1service2ambience1

We’ve been coming here for years. Super disappointed by today’s food and experience. We ordered our breakfast (eggs Benedict) and 6 min later it came out. It was obvious that it was left over food and not freshly made. It was cold so we asked if we could get it freshly made and new. They warmed up the plate and the food in the microwave. The plate was super hot but again the food just warm. Such a bummer because we absolutely loved this place but the prices and the quality of food did not match up today and we are sooo bummed by this. This was our go to brunch spot.. :/

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Mfour
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 1, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience3

The place is always crowded, but I can't imagine why. Ordered Eggplant... It was tough and chewy. No flavor to sauce. The rice bowl was left have eaten. No one took leftovers home. The cosmos were good. The paloma wasn't.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on August 1, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Hi! I'm a customer from the neighborhood and very loyal too, I eat there like 3 or 4 times peer week. I love the food, the waitress's service, the environment. Unfortunately, the last two times I had a bad experience, the hostess guy, I think his name is Christian, he had a very unprofessional attitude with me and my friends. Yesterday we made a reservation for three people, we were siting on the table, then another friend arrived so we asked this guy Christian to give us an extra chair for my friend but he was so mean and he right away deny our request without and explanation, I believed this was because the Covid-19 situation but I looked around and there was tables of four and six people. Then I asked our waitress and she was so nice and she gave us the chair, but this guy Christian made her to remove it, we really don't understand why his attitude, also wasn't a busy time so he had a reason to said no, but there were open tables. After all, my guest was stand there for 30 minutes while we finish eating, we were so disappointment about this. I think you guys had to hire a professional hostess because with his attitude you'll loose customers. Thanks!

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KatrinaM
New England
3 reviews
Dined on August 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good service and great food. The frose was amazing!

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FranD
New England
5 reviews
Dined on July 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful service and food was great!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
69 reviews
Dined on July 29, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Wonderful to be out on patio with Stephanie’s good food and good service
Jim

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vipCathyR
Denver
10 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had outdoor seating because of COVID and it was a warm evening but pleasant atmosphere, very good service. As great food.

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ToddB
1 review
Dined on July 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Was great, good food great service great ambience. A little bit pricey, but for that area I’m sure it’s appropriate. Well worth it.

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MichealS
New England
9 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing! We sat outside on the patio and it was great to watch the people and be in the fresh air. Food and drinks were amazing, I would recommend the Executive mimosa for brunch! Service was outstanding, we cannot wait to go back!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
20 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2020
Overall4food3service4ambience5

Expensive for what is being offered

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Abhi
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2020
Overall4food3service4ambience5

The ambience by newbury street is fabulous. the food and sergice are good. the charge a $2 per person PPE fee which i find a bit ridiculous, especially given their high end price range.

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Steve
1 review
Dined on July 25, 2020
Overall2food2service3ambience4

Dirty stemware
Overcooked eggs
Unseasoned homefries
Just a few things to highlight from our brunch.
Basically a letdown for things that should be easily controlled. We are in the area quite a bit but dont think we are returning based on these simple things that couldn't be executed.

JD
JDreview
1 review
Dined on July 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding service and lovely ambiance. Highly recommend.

DG
DebG
1 review
Dined on July 24, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Our server was rude, forgot one order with just 2 people, the noise was atrocious. Stephanie's is highly over rated. Will never go back especially with the very inflated prices....one restaurant that still thinks the world is the same....good luck.

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vipBethG
New England
15 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Service was exceptionally welcoming and efficient! Food and drinks are consistently good here. Never disappointed. Been here many times.

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KTandfamily
New England
14 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was awesome, wait staff super friendly. The prices are a little high but you are in Boston. Will def come back!

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vipAllieA
New England
1 review
Dined on July 21, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Food was great and the service was quick! Only downside was the limited menu.