Charles River Bistro

The Charles River Bistro is Anthem Hospitality’s flagship venue located directly next to the DCR Hatch Shell. Completely renovated by The Anthem Group, The Bistro is known for its celebrated classic and contemporary menu.

Just off the banks of the Charles River Lagoon, The Bistro boasts beautiful tree-lined Parisian style seating and an outdoor lounge.

Summer Hours:

Monday – Thursday: 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM – 9:30 PM
Saturday & Sunday: 8:00 AM – 9:30 PM

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Anthem Hospitality Private Event Catering

Private events, functions and small business

Anthem Hospitality provides diverse catering and consulting services designed to meet personal, private function and small business needs.

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Anthem Hospitality Events

Large-scale events, festivals and outdoor venues

With over a decade of experience in public and private event coordination, Anthem Hospitality is seasoned in food and beverage management for national and international large-scale events. From an outdoor festival to an upscale gala, Anthem Hospitality offers robust catering services as well as concessionaire management and execution services.

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  • As a Landmarks Orchestra attendee, I thoroughly enjoy The Charles River Bistro’s food service. They are very hospitable even when there is a very large crowd at the Hatch Shell. I used to bring my own food for years, but The Bistro’s selection is healthy and gourmet. My husband and I love it.

    Janet P. – Customer

  • We greatly enjoyed our romantic dinner. The sunset was beautiful, and the food was delicious! The salmon was the best I’ve ever had! Thank you for the unique experience while we visited Boston!

    Brandy R. – Customer

  • It is not often that one is lucky enough to work with a company as committed as The Anthem Group. What makes Anthem’s performance truly remarkable is that in addition to their extraordinary service, they are always trying to accommodate our needs.

    Lauren Jones, Founder – The Musary, JRP Inc.

  • The Charles River Bistro’s transformation from an old concession shack to a vibrant restaurant that effortlessly fits into its surroundings is a case study in hospitality excellence.

    Michael Kalil, Account Manager – Best of Boston Events

  • The high caliber of staff and high quality of food has proven to be an amenity both to us and to our constituents out in the Charles River parklands.

    Theresa Doherty, Project Coordinator – Charles River Conservancy

Check out The Bistro’s daily, brunch, catering and special menus! View Menus »