Best of Boston

2007 Best Service


Perhaps the reason Mistral’s service is so superior is because the majority of the staff have been on board since the place opened 10 years ago. Or maybe it’s that the menu hasn’t changed all that much, which means servers not only know every ingredient in the wild mushroom risotto by heart, but can hold forth on its individual virtues as well. Whatever it is, the service is reliably attentive yet subtle, ensuring that a night out here always goes smoothly.

223 Columbus Ave., Boston, 617-867-9300,