Rochambeau, a fun, vibrant French brasserie and café from the Lyons Group is open at 900 Boylston Street in Boston’s Back Bay. The multifaceted space is comprised of a café that is open for breakfast, lunch and afternoon snacks, and a brasserie, which has a separate entrance from the café, and serves dinner as well as a late night menu. The culinary program at Rochambeau is under the direction of Chef Nick Calias, formerly of Brasserie Jo and the Colonnade Hotel, and Chef Matthew Gaudet, formerly of Westbridge in Cambridge, MA and a former Food & Wine “Best New Chef” winner.
The café area occupies the front half of the first level of this expansive space. The entrance to the bi-level brasserie leads guests to a large center bar with four sides of seating surrounded by tables and booths. The second floor serves as the brasserie’s main dining space. Adjacent to the main dining room is an additional bar and private dining area. Also on the second floor is an expansive private dining and event space that is customizable based on guests’ needs. Additionally, there is a 65 seat seasonal outdoor patio.
In the café, guests can enjoy homemade croissants and café au lait in a beautiful space with hues of blues, copper, wrought iron and tiles. The café has a separate entrance from the Brasserie to give it the feel of its own space.
The brasserie is the main entrance and guests walk into a center bar with four sides of seating. This fun yet relaxed French Brasserie features a tin ceiling, greenery as room dividers, wrought iron and pink glass tile to compliment the pops of bold hues, like yellow, green and pink. The menus includes dishes like coq au vin and steak frites, lobster frites, along with other brasserie-style cuisine. The beverage program is delightful and the cocktails are served in beautiful glassware. The brasserie is open for dinner and as a lounge, as well. Rochambeau is located at 900 Boylston Street.
The name Rochambeau is inspired by the French general who played an integral role in helping the Thirteen Colonies gain independence during the American Revolution. It is also another name for the game of rock-paper-scissors. For more information, visit www.rochambeauboston.com or follow on Instagram at @rochambeaubos.