Private Dining

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Grill 23 & Bar
Winner Boston's Best 2017 — Improper Bostonian
Best of Boston 2017 — Boston Magazine
161 Berkeley Street in Boston’s Back Bay
   617.542.2255

Intro


You may know Grill 23 as Boston’s best steakhouse for over 30 years, but did you know we bring this same uncompromising quality to private dining?

Our state-of-the-art private dining suites can host 10 to 140 guests for your perfect holiday party, cocktail reception, business event, luncheon, rehearsal dinner, shower or wedding reception.

Our team of experts will work with you to customize menus, wines, and other offerings, so you can enjoy your event while we take care of the rest.

Rooms


  • Trading Room
    Trading Room
    Trading Room
    max 18 guests
  • Wine Room
    Wine Room
    Wine Room
    max 20 guests
  • Exeter Room
    Exeter Room
    Exeter Room
    max 26 guests
  • Fairfield Room
    Fairfield Room
    Fairfield Room
    max 32 guests
  • Dartmouth Room
    Dartmouth Room
    Dartmouth Room
    max 38 guests
  • Clarendon Room
    Clarendon Room
    Clarendon Room
    max 40 guests
  • The Full Suite
    The Full Suite
    The Full Suite
    max 140 guests
  • Alcove
    Alcove
    Alcove
    max 10 guests
  • Buyouts and Exclusive Events
    Buyouts and Exclusive Events
    Buyouts and Exclusive Events
  • Trading Room
    The Trading Room offers a simple yet elegant setting for guests featuring a large window with views of Berkeley Street. The beautiful wood and glass doors along with a partial glass wall allow guests to enjoy the energy of the restaurant from the comfort of their own private space at the top of the stairs on the second floor of the restaurant.
    Maximum Seated: 18 at one long table
    Reception: 20
    Floor Plan PDF
  • Wine Room
    The Wine Room offers a unique private dining experience as a working wine room on the second floor of the restaurant. Guests are surrounded by hundreds of bottles of the finest wines in our renowned collection. Seated at a distinctive wooden dining table, with open windows to the main dining room, your guests will enjoy a dramatic and fun atmosphere for dinner.
    Maximum Seated: 20 at one long table
    Reception: 20
    Floor Plan PDF
  • Exeter Room
    Located on the second floor, the Exeter Suite features an antique marble fireplace with brass appointments, along with a state-of-the-art AV system. The Exeter Suite can be combined with other suites to accommodate larger parties.
    Maximum Seated: 26 at round tables of up to 10
    Maximum Seated at One Rectangular Table: 18
    Reception: 28
    Floor Plan PDF
  • Fairfield Room
    The Fairfield Suite offers a view of the restaurant’s exhibition kitchen on the second floor. Beautiful wood shades provide the option for privacy or, left open, guests have a front row seat to watch our acclaimed chefs at work. This suite has views of Stuart Street, a full AV system, and may be combined with other suites to accommodate large parties.
    Maximum Seated: 32 at round tables of up to 10
    Maximum Seated at One Rectangular Table: 20
    Reception: 34
    Floor Plan PDF
  • Dartmouth Room
    The Dartmouth Suite features a beautiful picture window overlooking tree-lined Stuart Street. This distinct private room on the second floor also has access to our built in AV system. The Dartmouth Suite may be combined with other suites to accommodate large parties.
    Maximum Seated: 38 at round tables of up to 10
    Maximum Seated at One Rectangular Table: 20
    Reception: 40
    Floor Plan PDF
  • Clarendon Room
    The Clarendon Room features a view into one of our wine cellars and a picture window overlooking Stuart Street. This distinct private room comes with AV and may be combined with other rooms to accommodate large parties.
    Maximum Seated: 40 at round tables of up to 10
    Maximum Seated at One Rectangular Table: 22
    Reception: 46
    Floor Plan PDF
  • The Full Suite
    The Full Suite is our largest private dining space, comprised of four rooms that join to create one grand dining suite. Enjoy sweeping vistas of Back Bay’s Stuart Street, a marble fireplace, our wine room and our exhibition kitchen. All with complete AV capabilities.
    Maximum Seated: 140 at round tables of up to 10
    Reception: 150
    Floor Plan PDF
  • Alcove
    Alcove
    The Alcove is our semi-private dining space featuring a large round table surrounded by windows with views of both Berkeley and Stuart Streets. Located on the second floor of the restaurant, the Alcove measures 11' x 11' and can accommodate up to 10 guests for dinner.
    Maximum Seated: 10 at one round table
    Reception: n/a
    Floor Plan PDF
  • Buyouts and Exclusive Events
    Buyouts and Exclusive Events
    For larger groups or more exclusive events, we would be delighted to help you plan a full or partial restaurant buyout.
    Floor Plan PDF

Events


Private Luncheons

Perfect for business or social luncheons, our event managers will work with you to create a custom menu, as well as wine pairings or cocktail service options to complement your meal.

Corporate Events

Our private dining suites in our convenient Back Bay location are available for board dinners, corporate presentations, business lunch events, training seminars, sales dinners, and annual meetings

Holiday Parties

Whether you are planning a holiday lunch gathering or an annual gala dinner, our team will work with you to create the perfect atmosphere for your event, from menu planning and wine selection to set up and décor.

Celebrations

Our private dining team can assist you with all of life’s special celebrations. From holiday parties to birthday celebrations, graduations to reunions, rehearsal dinners, showers or receptions we are eager to help you celebrate in style.

Wedding Celebrations


Grill 23 is an elegant venue for your intimate reception, rehearsal dinner, engagement party, bridal shower or bachelor/bachelorette dinner.

Located in the breathtaking Back Bay, the decor maintains original turn-of-the-century features to create a warm and welcoming atmosphere.

Our chefs prepare a dazzling menu for your taste and budget, with delicious all natural prime Brandt beef, fresh creative seafood dishes, and thoughtful vegetarian options.

Our team will help you select pairings from our award-winning wine collection. Let us provide the perfect atmosphere for your wedding celebration.

Contact


Dean and Elizabeth

For corporate events, contact Elizabeth at 617-896-1049 or eblakeley@grill23.com

For weddings, pharmaceutical, non-profit, or social events, contact Dean at 617-896-1060 or dcogswell@grill23.com

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