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Poe's Kitchen at the Rattlesnake

384 Boylston St. (Arlington St.) Send to Phone
617-859-8555 | Menu
While the rooftop deck (aka The Urban Canyon) has always been a hot attraction, the street-level patio seating offers great people-watching.
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Dining room at Poe's Kitchen at the Rattlesnake, Boston, MA

Poe's Kitchen at the Rattlesnake Restaurant Review

: What was once four parts boozy hangout to one part eatery is now led by chef Brian Poe, who headed up the kitchen of the rooftop deck before taking over the restaurant. At night, the hot-spot lures frat boys and sorority gals of all ages with a party vibe that wafts down from the aforementioned deck (aka The Urban Canyon). Food was formerly secondary to the cocktails, but a menu update thanks to Poe has injected life into the dining room --- look for sassy items like chipotle wings, steak quesadillas on garlic naan with veal stock reduction, and spicy Cubano tacos. Poe’s love of the game is also reflected with adventurous offerings of antelope tacos, duck quesadillas and wild boar burritos. South-of-the-border style items include a braised beef tamale, rib-eye fajitas and grilled cornbread.

User Ratings & Reviews for Poe's Kitchen at the Rattlesnake
Average rating    4.5
Reviews 1 - 2 of 21
Rattlesnake Bar & Grill worth repeat visits.
by CBoe on Fri Sep 26, 2008 1:47 pm
 
This place is no longer all pub, no eat. Having visited it this past week I would echo the sentiments of another who described it as a gastropub;

The patrons are more young professional than fratboy. With two distinctively different seating areas its becomes one locale offering two different experiences but the same great food!

I would describe our visit like so:

Addictively engaging milieu. Quality of food is excellent. It has a modern and vibrant atmosphere thanks to the younger professionals that frequent the establishment. This translated into an exceptional service staff that was tolerant and more so engaging with the lively group we were.

We were repeat visitors on our recent trip to Boston, which was our first ever. Menu is affordable and diverse - nice sandwiches but also high quality entrees; first floor is warm and modern.

Check out the 'urban canyon' atmosphere of the rooftop patio. On a modest evening like the one we had it is like a cozy cave with stars for a ceiling.
 
Rattlesnake Rules
by christyt on Thu Jun 19, 2008 12:34 pm
 
Something has happened to the food at the Rattlesnake- I was there last Saturday night and the food was spectacular. Not just on the roofdeck- at the main dining room!

Definitely worthy of a visit. Check it out

Christyt
 
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