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Address: 160 State St., Boston, MA 02109
Phone Number: (617) 742-2286
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Great Irish food

Went there for lunch. We had the shepherds pie and the beef stew. Both were exce,,net. The Boston Cream Pie was fabulous. Service is very good

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
Rick_Sue1969
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Sandy, Utah

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Cape Porpoise, ME
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Don't understand where the positive reviews are coming from. Food was not good at all - even the chicken sandwich was fried, with little to no effort to offer healthier fare; staff was not attentive; music was ok but way over-amplified.

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Mesa, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

The Black Rose is the best Irish pub in Boston! The food is terrific- we went for lunch and has the Irish trio- bangers, shepards pie and Irish stew- so great and a good value- they have live music nightly. It's the best time. Go in for a pint or two and enjoy. You won't regret it!

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Sandy, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Went there for lunch. We had the shepherds pie and the beef stew. Both were exce,,net. The Boston Cream Pie was fabulous. Service is very good

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Kelsey M, Manager at The Black Rose, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing a great review! Come back and check out our live Irish music - 7 nights a week! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Boston has a rich history of Irish immigrants who came to Boston to make a better life, if you want to go to an authentic Irish feeling bar after making you way around Fanuiel Hall. It has a cozy feel, they sometimes have live music and they pour an authentic Guiness. Enjoy

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Kelsey M, Manager at The Black Rose, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing a great review! We have live music 7 nights a week - come back and see us soon! More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Spent the day walking around the city and catching the T. Decide to eat here last minute. We had the bangers with mash and fish and chips. So much fish meat and just the right amount of batter!!! The mash had a most amazing gravy on the potatoes!!! Atmosphere is cozy. Kinda of tight quarters but it's Boston and property... More 

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Thanks for a great review! We look forward to serving you again! More 

Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 280 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

The live music, the people, the atmosphere, the drinks, what more could you ask for? Had a fantastic Saturday night here. Leave your inhibitions at the door, put on your best smile, maybe even your dancing shoes, and get ready for a great night of fun!

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Thanks for a great review! We look forward to serving you again! More 

Clinton Township, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

The music was excellent - very good Irish musicians and good at getting the customers involved. Decor and mood is very much like an Irish Pub. The Fish and Chips were tasteless, but I can't remember having a better plate of wings! They were moist, tasty and very meaty. Overall, good place to go for music and drinks, maybe appetizers,... More 

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Thanks for your review! Thanks for the feedback and we're glad you enjoyed your time with us! See you again soon! More 

Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

A real history lesson. The napkins show the contribution the Irish made to our country after haveing been thrown in jail in some cases. Good Irish bands in the evening. Pretty much populated by tourists being so close to Faneuil Hall. Food ok, but nothing special. looks like most patrons came to drink beer and listen to music.

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Thanks for your review! Come back again soon! More 

orlando, florida
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We held a surprise 30th birthday party here last Saturday evening. We reserved the Guinness Room (a corner area with a half wall, tucked away beside the bar on the 1st floor, but perfect for our 25+ person group which didn't need to sit down. The Fireplace Room on the other side is larger with more armchairs). The staff (Bryan,... More 

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Thanks for such a great review and we're so glad you had such a great time! More 

Ontario, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

My wife and I were walking in Boston and were trying to decide where to stop and eat. There are so many places to choose from. We stumbled across the Black Rose and decided to give it a try. The building is beautiful and the inside has a great look about it. Their was an Irish couple singing up front... More 

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We're so glad you stumbled into eat with us! Here's the link to our website if you're interested in buying a t-shirt to represent us in Canada! http://www.glynnhospitalitygroup.com/store/ More 

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