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May 25, 2011 06:19 PM

Abe and Louis

Really not into the big steak house thing. Any favouirtes on the menu as we are invited to a celebratory dinner. The swordfish chop reads well, if available. Anything else that really stands out? including the steak and lamb options? Thanks

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  1. Not really into the steak house thing myself, but I do like Abe & Louies. The atmosphere is not stuffy, service is great and they do just as well with the seafood side of the menu. At one point, and it may still be the case, you could order from the seafood menu from Atlantic Fish. The best thing on the menu in my opinion is their hot fudge sundae. They definitely make the extra effort with the fondue style Belgium chocolate to add as you like and the toasted almonds.

    Abe & Louie's
    793 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116

    1. I love Abe and Louies. Admittedly I like good steak houses, but like Peg says, it doesn't have that heavy whisky and testosterone feel to it.

      I'd order a steak. Their steaks are outstanding.

      2 Replies
      1. re: C. Hamster

        Any fave steak CHamster? Butter? Sauce? Wellington?

        Thanks peg and ch

        1. re: Bellachefa

          My favorite steak is the simple NY strip. The bone-in filet is very popular, though.

          Sauce: Portobello Demi-glace is yummy

          Shrimp cocktail is excellent and their desseerts are very good

      2. I like A&L for brunch or lunch, but am not a huge fan of their dinner. If someone else chooses it I like their prime rib, bone in cut. I find the cooking and seasoning of their steaks very uneven. I once split the porterhouse with a DC and enjoyed it. The last time I had the bone in ribeye I found it mushy in texture, not a great piece of beef.

        1. The one time I ate there, I got the swordfish...and it was amazing.

          1. The crackling pork shank