What is ilona?

Lively restaurant and lounge bar serving up sophisticated cocktails and authentic dishes from the region stretching from the eastern Mediterranean to the shores of the Black Sea. Perfect for sharing, late nights and people watching.

Beverage Program

Explore our exotic wine program that features selection from biodynamic and progressive producers. Indulge with any of our spirit driven cocktails, that are prepared with the freshest ingredients and only premium selections from our well to the back bar. We selectively feature local distilleries and the best producers from around the world.


Experience exquisite shareable dishes from majestic corners of the world that transports us virtually through traditional cooking methods and exotic spices.

Neighborhood vibe

Whether you're joining us for dinner, drinks, or a late night cap, we strive to give you the most memorable experience. We’ve combined ambiance, decor, and energy to create the most unique spot in the neighborhood.

Employment Opportunities

Ilona is always looking for passionate hospitality professionals to join our team! Please email us your resume or just stop in the restaurant to introduce yourself. We look forward to meeting you!

Line Cook

The Line Cook is responsible for preparing and cooking food items in accordance with company standards. The Line Cook must coordinate orders to ensure they are cooked timely and with accuracy. He/She should demonstrate strong knowledge of all menu items and ingredients used in recipes while maintaining and ensuring that all food temperatures are appropriate for menu item. The Line Cook must also follow all company safety & sanitation standards.

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Bartender/Mixologist who can craft perfect cocktails and beverages while ensuring all recipes, preparations and presentations that meet our standards. Someone with creativity to assist in the development of specialty and seasonal cocktails. This is a team oriented environment and we are looking for team driven candidates with energetic and positive working attitude, as well as a keen knowledge of bar tending responsibilities.

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Candidates should have a strong work ethic and be driven to succeed in fast paced environment. You must be able to work well in a team oriented environment, possess strong organizational skills and be neat and orderly. 

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  • Mon-Wed: 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Thu: 5:00 pm -12:00 am
  • Fri: 4:00 pm -12:00 am
  • Sat: 11:00 am -12:00 am
  • Sun: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
For full restaurant buy-outs, please email us at info@ilonasouthend.com

Contact Us

  •   617.207.7742
  • Phone calls are accepted only during business hours.
  •   783 Tremont Street, Boston MA 02118
  •   info@ilonasouthend.com


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Need to Know

Reservations are made on Resy one day in advance, opening at 10:00 AM EST. We hold walk-in space daily in our Bar & Dining room for a complete dining experience. Please be aware due to limited space, we can hold tables only for 15min.

Unfortunately, we currently cannot offer valet parking. Street parking is available nearby the restaurant.

We would like to inform you that by Massachusetts Law, we are only able to accept Massachusetts Driver's License, Massachusetts Liquor Identification Cards, Massachusetts ID Military Identification Cards, Passports, Passport Cards issued by the United States, to serve alcoholic beverages. We are not able to accept out-of-state or country IDs. We thank you for understanding and looking forward to seeing you soon.