Best of Boston

Best Service

2014 Best Service

Eastern Standard

This Kenmore Square institution made its name catering to a wide range of diners—Sox fans, tourists, restaurant industry types, students, the list goes on—and treating [...] read more»
2013 Best Service

O Ya

Rare is the restaurant that offers a $285 tasting menu and plays Vanilla Ice in the dining room. But the unobtrusive environs here—paired with the [...] read more»
2012 Best Service

Bistro du Midi

Any restaurant can decrumb your table or change your silverware 500 times during a meal. True service is something else entirely, and no one does [...] read more»
2011 Best Service


So many spots that boast great service smother you with attention, inserting themselves into your dinner conversation at every turn. Not Menton, where service isn't [...] read more»
2008 Best Service


The fourth member of our party was late. Family-emergency late. Should've-canceled late. An hour into our reservation, we approached GM (and co-owner) Kerri Foley: We [...] read more»
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 [...] read more»
1996 Best Service, Department Store


Chestnut Hill
Hell-o-o-o! Can anybody help me? Where is everybody? The hardest thing to find in a department store these days is a salesperson. And even when [...] read more»
1994 Best Service


In this era, when time is more pressing than ever, the ambience of Miltons revolves around service, service, and more service. You could buy a [...] read more»
1990 Best Service

The Atrium

Valets, personal shoppers, and a convenient and free parking garage. read more»
1989 Best Service

The Ritz Café, Ritz-Carlton Hotel

With Joe, the maître d', and Carlos, everybody's favorite waiter, the Ritz Café gives you a good clue about what it's like to be Prince [...] read more»