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Parish Cafe and Bar

493 Massachusetts Ave. (Tremont St.) Send to Phone
617-391-0501 | Menu
This South End outpost of the Back Bay sandwich shop features a menu created by Boston chefs and bartenders.


Lunch & Dinner daily
Open late

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Operations may be disrupted due to COVID-19. Be sure to contact the restaurant to find out its current status and offerings.

Parish Cafe and Bar Restaurant Review

: Far from your run-of-the-mill Reubens and bland burgers, sandwiches at the Parish are singular one-of-a-kind creations from some of the city's most imaginative chefs. Take, for example, The Mexican Meatball sandwich created by Brian Poe (Rattlesnake Bar & Grill, Estelle’s and The Tip Tap Room), which features cilantro-laden meatballs fired up with chipotle on a crunchy baguette. Menu staples like the Flour BLT (created by Joanne Chang of the nearby Flour Bakery) are already neo-classics. Non-sandwich fans can choose from a limited selection of appetizers, such as onion rings and Jamaican jerk wings, salads, and comfort entrées like hearty hot and cold chicken salad made with grilled and chilled chicken with arugula, almonds, carrots and peas. The cocktails that accompany them follow the same formula (like blood orange mango margaritas). End the meal with white chocolate bread pudding or an ice cream sandwich made with chocolate chip cookies. On those rare occasions when the execution doesn't capture the vision, the restaurant's lively vibe compensates. At lunchtime on a warm day, brace for a lengthy wait.

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