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Meritage Restaurant + Wine Bar

70 Rowes Wharf (Atlantic Ave.) Send to Phone
Meritage is a paean to the art of food-and-wine pairing, and a true homage to chef Daniel Bruce's ambition and talent.
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Meritage Restaurant + Wine Bar, Boston, MA

Meritage Restaurant + Wine Bar Restaurant Review

: The Boston Harbor Hotel's signature restaurant is a true testament to the ambition and talent of chef Daniel Bruce. Proffered in a space overlooking Rowes Wharf, Bruce's menu lists its dishes, available in half or full portions, according to the type of wine they complement in order to facilitate sampling and pairing. For instance, if you're partial to sparkling whites, you'd do well to try oysters on the half shell with lime, tarragon and cracked pepper mignonette; if you prefer spicy reds, a dish like the sweet onion crusted roast veal tenderloin medallions with truffle oil and oyster mushrooms will suit your sip to a T. We recommend an all-day fast --- financial as well as alimentary --- so you can mix-and-match to your palate’s content, right through to the dessert samplers built around red fruit tastings, white fruit plates, nuts and even citrus offerings for those looking for something tart. Otherwise, better belly up to the bar for three for $10 snacks like avocado guacamole with crisp wontons; yellowfin tuna, soy and miso tartare; and golden fried shrimp with a side of sweet pineapple relish.

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Meritage, not what you think
by nezsky on Mon May 09, 2011 8:10 am
My boyfriend and I have been anticipating dining at Meritage for quite some time. We found them online due to their extensive wine list. We are big wine lovers ( at least 4 times a year in Napa, Ca.) That being said.
My boyfriend took me to Meritage for my Birthday. When he made the Reservation, he told them we was celebrating my birthday.
We were seated given Menus and water and that was it ,for 40minutes. We finally had to ask for more water. After having to wait so long, we thought it best to order everything at once. 2 glasses of white wine with our apps and a bottle of red wine with our dinner. 15 minutes later (no joke) the manager brings out the bottle of red wine. We told the manager we wanted to the red wine with dinner and were still waiting for the white wine, that we ordered 15 minutes ago.
The rest of our dinner was pretty uneventful. The food was fantastic, the service continued to be less than adequate. Our server took the water glasess away halfway through our meal.
To top it all off NO Birthday mention at all.
4 star food with 1 star service, from the wait staff, to the bus boys, to the manager, who did absolutely nothing when I told him about our less than desirable experience.
We will never go back to Meritage, and we will make sure that we tell anyone who will listen our story and suggest they don't waste their time or MONEY at this establishment.
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