A rooftop restaurant in the heart of boston. Italian-inspired cuisine, brunch & wine offered in an opulent rooftop restaurant with city views. Adorning The Newbury Boston like a crown jewel, Contessa brings the elegance of Northern Italy to Boston. Designed by Ken Fulk to evoke a nostalgia that conjures another era, Contessa boasts sweeping views of Back Bay and the Boston Public Garden. Major Food Group brings their acclaimed creative palette and flair to Contessa’s classic grand trattoria cuisine where guests dine in a sun-soaked space for breakfast, lunch, and brunch or under the stars for drinks and dinner.
Reigning over Back Bay and The Boston Public Garden, Contessa is the crown jewel of dining atop one of Boston’s most glamorous hotels, The Newbury Boston. Delightfully re-imagined, this rooftop destination is inspired by the old-world resorts of Europe and the lasting estates of Italy where classic grand trattoria cuisine awaits. Designed like a conservatory with a glass roof and retractable panels for open air dining, the rooftop space feels like a “garden in the sky” where diners relax in a sun-soaked room for breakfast, lunch, or brunch or take in the sunset and starry skies over cocktails and dinner. Designed by Ken Fulk, Contessa is the latest culinary destination from hospitality powerhouse, Major Food Group, led by founders Mario Carbone, Rich Torrisi and Jeff Zalaznick.