"It’s a sophisticated and elegant place, that is perfect for lunch on a bright day or a late evening romantic dinner.”

James Ringrose
The Restaurant Review

“The city’s premiere upscale comfort-food eatery.”

Mat Schaffer
The Boston Herald

“Stephanie Sidell serves sophisticated American cooking, big salads, grilled fish and chicken.”

Deborah Weisgall
The New York Times

“Sophisticated comfort food.”

USA Today

“Sterling examples of simple American favorites... The meatloaf is fantastic, dense and fragrant... Barbecued chicken is wonderfully sweet and sticky.”

Lisa Amand
Boston Magazine

“So much about Stephanie’s is right on the money... This is food heaven, and you don't have to be a ‘foodie’ to love it; mere humans are welcome and comfortable here.”

Mardee Haidin Regan
Food Arts

“...earthy comfort food so well prepared that it appeals to average folks as well as to Gucci-bagged sophisticates prowling the Back Bay's dainty shops.”

“Bistro Beat”
Boston Metro

“The heart of this exciting new restaurant is the exuberant and highly talented chef Stephanie Sidell... who has a gift for combining the comforting rustic aspects of a proper bistro with an enlightening touch of panache. She calls it 'love food' and it will warm the cockles of your heart.”

Gus Sanders
The Boston Herald

“Stephanie's is not about cutting-edge food, not exotic fare... this is carefully constructed comfortfood for the comfortable... A turkey club with barely a smear of mayonnaise on a lovely grilled brioche was perfect -- real roasted turkey, the right amount of lettuce and tomato, the proper proportion of brioche to meat.

Alison Arnett
The Boston Globe

Great salads, delicious entrees, and terrific desserts make this our favorite stop on the way home from work when the day's been a dud and only a Chinese Chicken Salad and a Tarte Tatin will make it all better.”

“Best of Boston”
Boston Magazine

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