Wednesday, September 08, 2021

Colette Lounge Opens within Shaking Crab in Downtown Boston

A brand new lounge has come to the heart of Boston, and it is located within a Cajun seafood restaurant.

Eater Boston is reporting (via that Colette Lounge is now open on the ground floor of the Boylston Street location of Shaking Crab by Boston Common, with the drinking spot offering small plates such as shrimp ceviche and catfish bites along with cocktails that have New Orleans influences. The lounge is open Thursday through Sunday evenings, according to Eater.

The downtown Boston location of Shaking Crab first opened in early 2018 in the former Troquet space (Troquet moved to South Street in the Leather District). Other locations of Shaking Crab can be found in Brookline, Cambridge, Newton, and Quincy.

The address for Colette Lounge (and Shaking Crab) in downtown Boston is 140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02116. The Instagram page for the lounge can be found at

by Marc Hurwitz (Also follow us on Twitter at @hiddenboston)

[A related post from our sister site (Boston's Hidden Restaurants): List of Restaurant Closings and Openings in the Boston Area]

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