Mistral

Upscale Mediterranean

  • 88
  • 2015 Best Mediterranean/Middle Eastern
Overview

Located in the trendy South End, Mistral serves seasonal French-Mediterranean fare like tuna tartare, rock crab ravioli, duck confit wrapped in brioche with seared foie gras or roasted rack of lamb with spring pea salad. Drink offerings include over 300 global wines as well as house cocktails. Helmed by the Columbus Hospitality Group, this elegant spot is decked out with French pottery and floor-to-ceiling windows.

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Accolades

  • The Top 50 Restaurants in Boston 2015 - Zagat
  • Boston's Best 2008, 2005, 2004 - Improper Bostonian
  • Sexiest Bar 2008 - Food & Wine
  • Best of Boston 2005, 2003, 2002 - Boston Magazine
  • Award of Excellence 1999 - Wine Spectator
  • Zagat rating of 27 out of 30

Menu for Mistral

Dinner Menu

Appetizer

  • Grilled Portobello Mushroom Carpaccio With roasted pepper agrodolce & arugula
    $16.00
  • Sushi Grade Tuna Tartare* With crispy wontons, ginger & soy
    $21.00
  • Classic Escargots Burgundy Style with red wine & garlic butter, semolina toast
    $16.00
  • Steamed Black Mussels With smoked tomato marinière, grilled semolina toast
    $18.00
  • Prime Sirloin Carpaccio* Black truffle aioli, toasted ciabatta & parmesan
    $19.00
  • Faroe Island Salmon Tartare With avocado, citrus, soy & ginger, sesame crackers
    $18.00
  • Maine Crab Ravioli With rock crab, thyme & tomato broth
    $18.00
  • Manila Clams and House made Spaghetti with Garlic, Serrano, and Parsley
    $19.00
  • Seared Foie Gras* With confit of duck in brioche, Wisconsin dried cherry gastrique
    $24.00
  • Garden Greens With tiny tomatoes, aged red wine vinaigrette
    $13.00
  • Paola's Caesar Salad
    $14.00
  • Assiette of Baby Beets with Soft Goat Cheese, Blood Oranges & Chardonnay Vinaigrette
    $16.00
  • Mushroom Bisque Mushroom Bisque, Parmesan Cremá & Porcini, "En Croute"
    $15.00
  • Artisanal Cheese Assiette with house made jams & native honey, pecan raisin toast
    $22.00

Mistral Thin Crust Pizzas From the Grill

  • Tomato, Mozzarella & Oregano
    $20.00
  • Beef Tenderloin* Mashed potato & white truffle oil
    $24.00
  • White Cheese Whipped ricotta, hot pepper, sea salt & arugula
    $22.00
  • Exotic Mushroom with roasted garlic, fromage blanc & upland cress
    $23.00

Entrée

  • Grilled Faroe Island Salmon* with cracked mustard & cider, housemade bacon, beluga lentils & thyme
    $34.00
  • Pan Roasted Branzino Provencal with Oven Cured Tomatoes, Lemon, Garlic & Boiled Prawns
    $37.00
  • Pan Roasted Cod with Lobster & Asparagus Risotto, Lobster Nage
    $39.00
  • Pan Roasted Cornish Game Hen with Pancetta & Spinach Salad, Lemon & Rosemary
    $28.00
  • Half Whole Roasted Duck with wild mushroom risotto, dried Wisconsin cherry gastrique
    $37.00
  • Grilled Tenderloin of Beef* vin rouge, olive oil roasted broccolini & horseradish whipped potato
    $42.00
  • Pan Roasted Prime Sirloin Au Poivre with green peppercorns & madeira, Yukon roti & kale saute
    $44.00
  • Roast Rack of Colorado Lamb* with gratin dauphinoise potatoes, roasted carrots & haricots verts
  • Mistral Linguine with tiny tomatoes, arugula & parmesan reggiano
    $21.00

Sides

  • Wild Mushroom Risotto
    $16.00
  • Horseradish Whipped Potato
    $7.00
  • Olive Oil Roasted Asparagus
    $8.00
  • Mistral Fries
    $10.00
  • Sautéed Spinach & Garlic
    $8.00
  • Lobster & Asparagus Risotto
    $16.00

Dessert

Dessert

  • Carrot Cake with Toffee Glace, Pecans & Cream Cheese Ice Cream
    $13.00
  • Warm Apple Tart with vanilla ice cream, apple jack caramel
    $13.00
  • Profiteroles* with Vanilla Ice Cream, Dark Chocolate Sauce & Pistachio Croquant
    $13.00
  • Warm Chocolate Torte Vanilla Ice Cream, Sauce Anglaise
    $14.00
  • Crème Brulée with Raspberry and Palmier Twist
    $13.00
  • Mistral Assiette* Crème Brulée, Pot de Crème Au Chocolat, Profiterole, Berries with Champagne Sabayon
    $18.00
  • Belgian Chocolate Sorbet
    $11.00
  • Homemade Ice Cream Vanilla, Milk Chocolate, Mint Chip
    $10.00
  • Homemade Sorbet Raspberry, Lime, Grapefruit Campari
    $10.00
  • Artisanal Cheese Assiette* with House Made Jams & Native Honey, Toasted Baguette
    $22.00
  • Key Lime Tart with Mascarpone Chantilly, Mandarin Syrup & Meringue Crisps
    $14.00

Late Night Menu

Main

  • Grilled Portobello Mushroom "Carpaccio" with Roasted Pepper Agrodolce & Arugula
    $16.00
  • Sushi Grade Tuna Tartare* with Crispy Wontons, Ginger & Soy
    $21.00
  • Prime Sirloin Carpaccio* Black Truffle Aioli, Toasted Ciabatta & Parmesan
    $19.00
  • Steamed Black Mussels with Smoked Tomato Marinière, Grilled Semolina Toast
    $18.00
  • Classic Escargots, Burgundy Style with Red Wine & Garlic Butter, Grilled Semolina Toast
    $16.00
  • Maine Crab Ravioli with Rock Crab, Thyme & Tomato Broth
    $18.00
  • House Made Pappardelle with Foraged Mushrooms, Black Truffle & Parmesan
    $19.00
  • Seared Foie Gras* with Confit of Duck in Brioche, Wisconsin Dried Cherry Gastrique
    $24.00
  • Lambs Lettuce with Soft Goats Cheese & Pecan Melba, Apple Cider Vinaigrette
    $14.00
  • Garden Greens with Tiny Tomatoes, Pecorino Romano, Aged Red Wine Vinaigrette
    $13.00
  • Paola's Caesar Salad
    $14.00
  • Native Tomato Bisque with Snipped Basil, Parmesan "En Croûte"
    $14.00
  • Artisanal Cheese Assiette Seasonal House Made Jams
    $22.00
  • Prime Sirloin Burger* Aged Gruyere, Applewood Smoked Bacon, Frites
    $19.00
  • Mistral Linguine with Tiny Tomatoes, Arugula & Parmesan Reggiano
    $21.00

Mistral Thin Crust Pizzas from the Grill

  • Tomato, Mozzarella & Oregano
    $20.00
  • Beef Tenderloin* Mashed Potato & White Truffle Oil
    $24.00
  • Roasted Figs Prosciutto, Gorgonzola & Port Wine
    $23.00
  • White Cheese Whipped Ricotta, Hot Pepper, Sea Salt & Arugula
    $22.00

Brunch Menu

Mistral Boulangerie

  • Warm Cinnamon Buns 2 ea. Baked-to-order, please allow 15 minutes
    $7.00
  • Valhrona Hot Chocolate Hand-crafted marshmallow
    $5.00
  • Caramel Apple Donuts
    $6.00
  • Warm Pumpkin Spice Madeleine with Whipped Cream Cheese
    $6.00

Appetizers

  • Greek-Style Yogurt Panna Cotta* Almond granola, native honey & fig glacé
    $6.00
  • Truffled Deviled Eggs
    $4.00
  • Artisanal Cheese Assiette House Made Jams & Native Honey Toasted baguette
    $18.00

Mistral Thin Crust 12-Inch Pizzas From the Grill

  • Tomato Mozzarella & oregano
    $12.00
  • Applewood Smoked Bacon Gruyere & onion
    $14.00
  • Smoked Salmon^ Crème fraîche whipped potatoes & scallion
    $15.00

Sides

  • Rosemary Frites
    $6.00
  • Applewood Smoked Bacon
    $7.00
  • Rosemary Ham
    $6.00
  • Smoked Salmon
    $8.00
  • Lyonnaise Potatoes
    $3.00
  • Breakfast Sausage
    $7.00

Entrée

  • Organic Farm Eggs^ 3 ea, Almost any style.
    $9.00
  • Grilled 7oz Prime Sirloin^ "Steak & eggs".
    $28.00
  • Confit of Duck & Root Vegetable Hash Farm fresh eggs sunny side up.
    $19.00
  • Foraged Mushroom^ Spinach & gruyere frittata.
    $15.00
  • Egg Whites^ Oven-cured tomato, Vermont Creamery goat cheese & basil frittata.
    $14.00
  • Jumbo Lump Crab & Chive Omelette^ Vermont butter, sea salt.
    $22.00
  • Rosemary Ham & Gruyere Omelette^ Shallot confit.
    $17.00
  • Heirloom Squash Omlette Beech Mushrooms, Whipped Ricotta & Sage
    $16.00
  • Smoked Salmon Benedict^ Roast broccolini, citrus hollandaise.
    $18.00
  • Classic Eggs Benedict^ Smoked pork loin, hollandaise.
    $16.00
  • Graham Cracker Crusted Challah French Toast* with Moscato Poached Pears & Amaretto Mascarpone
    $15.00
  • Belgian Waffle Fresh berries, chantilly cream, sugar powder.
    $15.00
  • Heirloom Apple Pancakes with cinnamon sugar & apple butter
    $14.00
  • Milk Chocolate Chip Pancakes* with banana brûlée, hazelnut nutella & crisp plantain.
    $14.00
  • Spicy Grilled Shrimp^ Baby kale & ginger lime vinaigrette
    $19.00
  • Applewood Bacon Boston lettuce, oven-cured tomato sandwich, potato toast, rosemary frites
    $14.00
  • Wild Mushroom Risotto with parmesan & chives
    $15.00
  • Linguine with tiny tomatoes, arugula & parmesan reggiano
    $14.00

223 Columbus Avenue
Boston, MA 02116

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Details
  • Price Range: $$$
    Atmosphere: Charming, Intimate, Refined
  • Dress Code: Dressy
    Good For: Foodies, Groups, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion
  • Noise Level: Average
  • Wine Spirits: Full Bar
    Phone: (617) 867-9300
  • Private Dining Room: Yes