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Les Zygomates

129 South St. (Essex St.) Send to Phone
Oenophiles are drawn to this Leather District bistro for a taste of Paris and live jazz sets five nights a week.


Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner Mon.-Sat.
Open late

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Les Zygomates, Boston, MA

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Les Zygomates Restaurant Review

: Les Zygomates could easily get by on its refreshed looks alone; the modern artwork, contemporary light fixtures and comfortable wine room are just that stylish. Oenophiles and foodies alike come for the daily-made pâtés and charcuterie, crispy duck confit and escargots en croûte. Even the average burger is not so typical, topped with bacon, Gruyère and foie gras butter and served with a side of hand-cut pommes frites. Steak frites is the real deal finished with roasted garlic marrow butter; the raw bar is a standout; and even the simplest of salads is treated with care. We also like the pan-roasted duck breast with lentil salad. The wine selection ranges from modest table wines to a treasure trove of Grands Crus. Save room for a pour of port to accompany crème brûlée. The French bistro features live jazz and blues five nights a week (Tuesday through Saturday).

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