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The Black Rose

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Address: 160 State St., Boston, MA 02109
Phone Number: (617) 742-2286
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 am

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Conveniently located. Good atmosphere and music. Plenty of seating. Excellent whiskey and specialty drink menu. Great place to visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Roanoke, Virginia

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Roanoke, Virginia
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16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Conveniently located. Good atmosphere and music. Plenty of seating. Excellent whiskey and specialty drink menu. Great place to visit.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

This cool little Irish Pub featured live music and had a great local vibe to it. Met several local people and a few Europeans who were all on vacation. Great location on the North end of town and close to the Aquarium exit on the blue line of the MBTA. Prices were lower than many of the places we visited... More 

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Wicklow, Ireland
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34 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

the black rose or roisin dubh!! Is a super bar jus around the corner from Faneuil hall, the first night we came across it , it was buzzing, there was a band playing and no room.... So we tried again the next night and I'm glad we did, great seat at the bar, great selection of drinks and we all... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

We ate there twice on our recent trip to Boston. We loved the Chicken Pot Pie, and the Shepherds Pie both. It tasted fresh. Service was good as well. We liked it so much that we returned on our last night to eat there again.

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San Diego, California
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107 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

The Black Rose and Mr. Dooley's are within spitting distance of each other and a mini-pub crawl that should not be missed. Not three minutes from Quincy Market on foot. If you're doing business on Federal or State, it's a short downhill walk. Tell a newfound friend in a nearby bar that your next stop is the Black Rose and... More 

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Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Very close to the New England aquarium. Centrally located. We passed by and saw the lunch special: half lobster roll and clam chowder for $12.00. We went in and ordered it along with a Sam Adams for $6.00. The clam chowder was ok, the lobster roll had no mayonnaise, no lettuce and no flavor. The waitress faked a smile and... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

The Black Rose is a true Irish Pub. Yes, it attracts a lot of tourists, but this is the real deal with Guiness on tap poured just like they do in Dublin. Real Irish music complete with impromptu dancing. Spend some time with friends and enjoy a great Irish evening.

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Watervliet, New York
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Brighter inside than last visit cleaner also. Busy place bar crowded hard to find wiggle room no seats. Our group of six had a beer and decided not to wait two hours for a table .

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DeLancey, NY
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Great place to have a drink and a classic watering hole in Boston. Had breakfast here, it was awful. Other spots in the area have a much better breakfast, save the Black Rose for your drinks and nightlife.

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St. George, Utah
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Stopped for a couple of drinks on the way to the airport and wasn't disappointed. Good selection of whiskeys after having Irish Coffee. Bartender has authentic Irish brogue; met some nice folk including real Irishmen stopping in to visit and enjoy the atmosphere. Didn't try the food; the couple at the bar next to me enjoyed their food.

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Additional Information about The Black Rose

Address: 160 State St., Boston, MA 02109
Phone Number: (617) 742-2286
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 9:00 am - 2:00 am

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