For Curious Palates

Opening June 25, 2024

Folio is unexpected in both ambiance and intrigue. Guests visit Folio at Boston Athenaeum to enjoy made-to-order shareable plates, discover new and old-world wines, and sip craft cocktails in a European-inspired setting.

Hours of Operation

Tuesday – Thursday | 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Friday – Saturday | 10:00 am – 5:00 pm


Folio reservations are through Resy for dining on or after June 25, but walk-ins are always welcome!


Cuisine Menu

Beverage Menu


14A Beacon Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02108
Phone: (857) 277-0023

[email protected]

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Chilled Asparagus Soup | $8.00
Leeks, Peas, Herbs

Charred Onion | $12.00
Mint, Basil, Peas, Truffled Pecorino

Farro | $14.00
Grilled Artichoke, Fava Beans, Fennel, Tarragon Vinaigrette\

Grilled Gem Lettuce | $12.00
Toasted Ricotta, Olive, Orange

Burratta | $14.00
Pea Pesto, Tomato, Sourdough


A Study in Carrot | $16.00
Hummus, Tahini Verde, Pistachio Dukkah

Tuna | $19.00
Fregola, White Bean, Sauce Vert

Charcuterie | $24.00
Cheese, Condiments

Local Cheese Board | $24.00

Gougere | $18.00
Serrano, Manchego, Quince, Agrodolce

Tortilla de Papas | $18.00
Egg, Potato, Leek, Cream, Smoked Paprika

Cannelloni | $19.00
Ricotta, Asparagus, Parmesan

Panisse | $14.00
Rouille, Rosemary, Lemon

Focaccia | $12.00
Magic Bites Mediterranean Spreads

Magic Empanada Guava + Cheese | $16.00


Featuring giardiniera and house chips

Mozzarella En Carozza | $18.00

Tartine | $19.00
Bresola, Burratta, Tomato, Tapenade

Croque Monsieur | $19.00
Rosemary Ham, Gruyère, Béchamel

Vegetable Pan Bagnat | $18.00
Haricot Vert, Artichoke, Arugula, Olives, Onion, Fennel, Egg, Tarragon Vinaigrette


Café Gourmand | $18.00
Espresso Beverage, Petite Pastries

Tea Gourmand | $18.00
Leaf Tea, Petite Pastries

Cheesecake | $10.00
Berry Compote

Pavlova | $10.00
Lemon Curd, Berries

Chocolate Cake | $12.00
featuring Clarke’s Cakes and Cookies

Morning Pastry

Pain Au Chocolat | $4.00

Kouign Amann | $5.00

Morning Bread | $4.00
featuring Clarke’s Cakes and Cookies

Daily Scone | $4.00


Featuring Jim’s Organic Brew
Cream, Milk, Skim, Almond, Oat

Espresso | $3.25
Cappuccino, Latte | $4.50, $5.25
Americano | $4.25, $5.00
Drip Coffee | $4.25, $4.50

Featuring MEM Tea and Madharsi Chai
Cream, Milk, Skim, Almond, Soy

Tea for One | $6.25
Matcha | $6.50
Chai Latte | $6.50

Juice | $4.00
Orange, Cranberry, Grapefruit

Soda | $4.00
Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Gingerale

Other | $4.00
Tonic, Gingerbeer

Saratoga | $10.00
Sparkling, Still


Gin Iconic | $16.00
Highclere Castle Gin, Tonic Reduction

Smoke + Mirrors | $17.00
Maker’s Mark, Jasmine Vermouth, Bitters

Alice’s Wonderland | $17.00
Milk-Washed Highclere Castle Gin, Hibiscus, Caramelized Banana, Lime

Holly Golightly | $17.00
Tito’s, Pineapple + Chardonnay Reduction, Orange Liquor, Rose,
Egg White* Laphroaig 10 Spritz

Athena’s Ambrosia | $16.00
Highclere Castle Gin, Basil + Lavender Water, Aloe Water, Lemon

Callopie’s Cooler | $16.00
Ritual “Tequila,” Pineapple + Lemon Water, Pineapple Juice, Guava, Lemon

Mrs. Parker’s Vacation | $16.00
Freixnet, Roots ‘Aperitif,’ Hibiscus Water, Lemon


Vodka | Tito’s, Grey Goose
Rum | Mount Gay
Tequila | Casamigos Reposado, Casamigos Silver, Hornitos, Del Maguey Mezcal
Gin | Highclere, Hendricks
Whiskey | Maker’s Mark, Sazerac Rye
Scotch | Glenmorangie 10, Laphroaig 10, Monkey Shoulder


Amaretto, Cointreau
Aperol, Frangelico
Averna, Campari
Crème de Violeta, Kahlua
Sweet Vermouth, Dry Vermouth
Angostura Bitters, Orange Bitters
Peychaud’s Bitters, Oiler Blanc

*These items are cooked to order and may be served raw or undercooked. Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness.

Before placing your order, please inform your server if a person in your party has a food allergy.

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