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The Beacon Hill Bistro Restaurant Review: Though nestled in a posh section of Boston, The Beacon Hill Bistro is entirely devoid of attitude. The long, slender, bright restaurant is lined with torch-like sconces and has a cozy eight-seat bar; a rather reasonable wine list is available, too. While you will find neighborhood sophisticates here, it’s also a tourist favorite due to its ideal location. The food is solid comfort fare, with starters that range from locally caught seafood such as oysters to steak tartare and Point Judith calamari, as well as spinach salad with apple, Roquefort, walnut, bacon dressing and corn. Plates include a croque madame with smoked ham, Gruyère, brioche, béchamel and a sunny-side egg; and pan-roasted salmon with carrot-ginger purée, baby bok choy, soy dressing and wild mushrooms. The dessert cart offers chocolate mousse and a tempting lemon tart with soft whipped Chantilly crème and macerated berries. Brunch stars the likes of smoked salmon on rye toast with avocado mousse, and french toast with roasted strawberries.