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ArtBar Refocuses with introduction of Fall Seasonal Menu

Cuisine is Sustainable, Locally Sourced and Celebrating New England

ArtBar serves refined comfort food in a warm, intimate retreat for food and art lovers. The restaurant features innovative, refined, seasonal New England cuisine, with a menu designed for discovery along with specialty cocktails and a well-curated wine list offering an exciting collection available by the bottle or glass. Located inside the Royal Sonesta Hotel Boston, the interior boasts spectacular selections from the hotel’s world-class art collection. Patio seating with unparalleled views of the Charles River make ArtBar a great neighborhood destination.

The autumn seasonal menu starts with Wards Berry Farm sugar pumpkins with micro greens and molasses aioli; lobster corn dogs with housemade mustard; and Georges Bank Scallops and crispy North Country pork belly with pepper caramel sauce. Entrees feature grilled Atlantic salmon with pomegranate glaze, quinoa with toasted pecans and carrot puree; Organic chicken breast with whiskey fennel sausage stuffing, sweet potato hash and Carlson Orchards cider jus; and housemade cavatelli, broccoli rabe, grilled pumpkin, sage brown butter, shaved Ayer cheese. The fall cocktail menu includes a Harvest Smash (Bulleit Rye, Fresh Harvest Puree, Lemon Juice, Simple Syrup) and a Smokey Apple Martini (Chivas Regal, Granny Smith Simple Syrup, Lemon Juice). The restaurant also features daily desserts created by its on-site pastry team.

“We wanted the menu to be approachable with a reinterpretation of comfort foods we all recognize,” said Chef de Cuisine Stephen Hamilton. “Our new brunch offers a buffet or a la carte option depending on what guests are in the mood for – it spans from a simple beet salad with fresh blue cheese to crispy pork belly with black pepper caramel, or a lobster omelet with asparagus and cheese.” 

ArtBar offers an award winning riverfront patio experience in the city. The comfortable outdoor space offers street level garden-style dining overlooking the Charles River and Boston skyline. The restaurant offers brunch on the weekends until 3 p.m. The buffet is priced at $39 including two a la carte entrées, displayed buffet items and $1 sparkling wine. The menu features Deviled Egg Trio with a Crème Fraiche-Caviar, a Bacon-Chive, and a Sugar Corn-Paprika; Cinnamon Challah French Toast with Candied Pecans; and Steak Benedict with Pineland Farms Sirloin, Baby Spinach, Chive Hollandaise all served with fresh Starbucks coffee. Menu items included are available through the end of the fall season (mid-December). ArtBar is open weekdays for breakfast, lunch and dinner; and weekends for brunch and dinner. The Patio at ArtBar is open daily weather permitting, Memorial Day through October.

Located on the Cambridge side of the Charles River overlooking the Boston skyline, the newly renovated Royal Sonesta Boston is a AAA approved Four Diamond upscale hotel and winner of a 2014 Successful Meetings Pinnacle Award for Outstanding Meeting Facility. Guest amenities in this 400 room hotel include 24-hour fitness center, atrium-style indoor swimming pool, and complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. The hotel restaurant, ArtBar, is a warm, intimate retreat for food and art lovers - featuring innovative seasonal American cuisine designed for discovery and for sharing, communal tables and seasonal outdoor patio. Studio, the hotel's coffee shop, is ideal for breakfast, lunch, coffee, and house-made pastries, while Motif, the cocktail lounge, is a gathering place with small plates and a martini cart. The hotel is also home to Restaurant dante – where owner/chef Dante DeMagistris presents fresh and creative cuisine with modern Italian influences. The hotel is conveniently located across the street from the CambridgeSide Galleria Mall with over 120 shops including Gap, Banana Republic, Macy’s and the Apple Store, and next door to the Museum of Science. For more information about the Royal Sonesta Boston visit and join the conversation at or
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