It is said that a perfectly mastered prime rib must pass the “butter knife test.” In Boston, we have a few places that, indeed, pass with flying colors. Patron any one of these Boston area establishments during the next power lunch or settle in for that romantic evening dinner. The quality of service is of prime importance when connoisseurs are looking for just the right taste, at just the right price, in just the right amount of time. These fine establishments in the Boston area have the upper hand in the competition for Prime Rib excellence.
1073 Main St.
So. Weymouth, MA 02190
Stockholders aims to be the best urban steakhouse experience on the southern shores of Boston. Boasting only the highest quality prime beef cuts, an oaken grill and a perfectly executed menu. Host to both traditional and nontraditional steak items are its fare. Stockholder’s chefs have created tempting ideas that are styled to satisfy the most basic or outlandish of hungers. Cooked to your specifications with a host of side dishes to chose from, the choices are exquisitely crafted and served in opulence.
Faneuil Hall Marketplace
4 S. Market St.
Boston, MA 02108
Durgin Park across from Quincy Market has been the place for chowders and hearty barmaids. This historic restaurant has been serving patrons of Boston since 1826, and has never slackened in exceptional service or quality home-style fare. It is with Bostonian pride they announce the best prime rib can be found at Durgin Park, but it’s really not surprising. The tightly knit floor plan makes for a meal in characteristic Durgin Park style, and the prime rib has kept pace with its chowder bar none. Charcoal broiled in the open dining area, expect the chefs to don their aprons and bring a bit of Boston flavor to the table. The restaurant closes daily at 9 p.m.
Abe & Louie’s
793 Boylston St.
Boston, MA 02116
Abe & Louie’s was recently voted by Boston patrons as most popular and offers a plethora of quality choices, from fine dining to after hour cocktails and, of course, Prime Rib. Service at Abe & Louie’s anticipates your needs even before you do. The menu selection is described as mouthwatering, down to the vegetables and side dishes. It won’t make a difference what the choice of the evening is, it will be delightful. This top-shelf service and couture appeals to Boston’s elite diners.
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15 Beacon St.
Boston, MA 02108
Looking for that special place that will forever stand the test of time? Bring that special someone to Mooo Restaurant on Beacon Hill, Boston. The exquisite menu creations and first class service make the elegant price worthwhile. There is nothing quite like this extraordinary Prime Rib, served with buttery flavor that sparks the senses and marks the experience as mouthwatering. Add Mooo’s award-winning wine list and take a peek at the desert menu — the entire experience is tantalizing. Bring the business meeting to one of its parlor suites and make a new venture become a part of Boston history.
60 State St.
Boston, MA 02109
Hillstone goes back to the basics with a lively hometown feel and excellent service. Adjacent to Faneuil Hall, the style and flair is one hundred percent Boston. Easily accessible for a quick lunch fare, or simple after work meal, speed doesn’t deter the quality and flavor of Hillstone’s prime rib. This is comfort food at its finest, with a little bit of Au Jus for flavor. Modern atmosphere combined with a home style courtesy and menu makes the experience one to come back for again and again.
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Freelance Writer Corinne Costantino brings the “Best of Boston” to New England. Her work can be found on Examiner.com