Biba`s brash interior includes a bar mural depicting debauchery and an upstairs "food hall" with geometric accents. Chefs Lydia Shire and Susan Regis excite diners with eclectic gourmet cooking: brick-oven lobster pizza, yam raviolis with sweetbreads, steak au poivre with hot gougere pastry, and dense white-chocolate cake with fresh raspberries. The wine list awes.
With culinary expertise focused on inventive American meals, this is a fine dining establishment. Expect the average entrée to cost $20 to $30, and guests are most appropriate to dress formal.
Atmosphere: You`ll be able to take in the garden view from many seats at this establishment. The restaurant has an elegant décor. The interior is enhanced by contemporary artwork and flowers and plants, and the lighting is set quite dim. This is a white tableclothe restaurant. The restaurant is spacious. It is chic and lively and frequented by a trendy crowd. Table talk is no problem here - noise level is unobtrusive.
More Reasons to Go: Biba is appropriate (if not ideal) for entertaining clients, anniversaries and other romantic evenings.
Eating & Drinking: Open for lunch and dinner. There`s a Sunday brunch. The menu here at Biba changes on a seasonal basis depending on freshness and availability.A full selection of alcoholic beverages are served, and you`ll find that there is an excellent wine list. In addition, the restaurant has a seated bar inside.
Notable Mention: Certainly one of the best restaurants in Boston, and known to be one of the most inventive menus in the United States.
Of Interest: Biba is definitely a place to see and be seen. It is known to average three nationally known celebrity patrons every week.
Details to Note: Reservations are suggested. Smoking is allowed at the bar. Entrances and walkways are wheelchair friendly. The restaurant stays open late. Parking has been arranged for customers.
Ways to Pay: Cash, MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Diners Club and Discover
Hours of Operation: Sun-Thu 11:30am-2:30pm; 5:30pm-10pm, Fri 11:30am-2:30pm; 5:30pm-11pm, Sat 5:30pm-11pm, The bar is open til 2am everyday; bar food served until midnight