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Enjoy Chef ken Oringer's UNI in The Eliot Hotel

UNI is now offering semi-private indoor dining suites within the hotel, as well as outdoor dining!

Join UNI for a creative twist on the UNI experience with cozy table settings, warm hospitality, and the full a la carte menu. These new dining suites will allow the UNI staff and their guests to maintain social distance in a well-ventilated, semi-private space.

Parties of up to six guests are invited to book reservations over the phone or through OpenTable. In accordance with the state's Covid-19 mandates, guests are required to wear masks at all times unless seated at their assigned table. Dining time restrictions apply. Please contact UNI at 617-536-7200 for more information or to make reservations.


When foodies travel to Boston, they know to stay at The Eliot Hotel in Back Bay, where one of New England’s best restaurants awaits. Dining at UNI restaurant is an unforgettable experience distinguished by exquisite service and critically acclaimed cuisine. 

Under the direction of celebrity chef Ken Oringer – winner of the James Beard Award and the Food Channel's Iron Chef Competition – UNI was named the #1 Restaurant in Boston by Boston Magazine. UNI has also been named among the "Best Restaurants in America" by Zagat. 

UNI is currently open for dinner every day. Don’t feel like leaving your guestroom? Enjoy our award-winning dining in the comfort of your room or suite with room service.

UNI Restaurant

Uni Restaurant

UNI is a lively, contemporary izakaya located in The Eliot Hotel on Commonwealth Avenue, helmed by Chef Ken Oringer. 

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About Chef Ken Oringer

Decades of experience have made UNI’s Executive Chef, Ken Oringer, into a culinary master. Oringer has worked in many of the country’s top restaurant kitchens, including New York’s River Café, Providence’s Al Forno, Boston’s Le Marquis de Lafayette (under Chef Jean Georges Vongerichten), New York’s Terra, San Francisco’s Silks and Hingham’s Tosca. In 1998, 1999, 2000 and 2001, Chef Oringer was nominated “Best Chef: Northeast” at the James Beard Awards – ultimately winning the coveted award in 2001. Awards and accolades have continued to be showered upon Chef Oringer, who is also a past winner of the Food Channel's Iron Chef Competition.

Celebrate a special occasion with a private or semi-private event in UNI

With a 14-person communal table, private rooms and an option for a full restaurant buyout, we offer an array of solutions for hosting memorable events at one of the best sushi restaurants in Boston! For more information on our restaurant, please contact UNI at

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