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The Black Rose

Address: 160 State St., Boston, MA 02109 (Downtown)
Phone Number: (617) 742-2286
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77%
Ranked #6 of 159 Nightlife in Boston
Type: Bar/ Clubs, Performances, Bars
Attraction details
Type: Bar/ Clubs, Performances, Bars
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 am

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English first
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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122 reviews 122 reviews
17 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I was looking for a little more pub-type atmosphere and it was not the that day. Although it was recommended by several bartenders it did not impress me.

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Meadville, PA
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58 reviews 58 reviews
7 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Had a business lunch. Access to subway is awesome. Took blue line to aquarium. Our server was so sweet and courteous with out having a meeting. Very quick service, very tasty fish and chips with light batter (server was nice enough to make me some cocktails sauce-very spicy lime I like it). Good beer menu and had a tasty Irish... More 

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Berkshire County
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Fun entertainment and their bangers and mash, excellent! The sausages are delicious and homemade. Not bad pricing considering the neighborhood and surrounding pubs.

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Essex
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

|Didnt eat here but had a few ciders and listened to the bandf Only place nearby hat seemed to hve any entertainment apart from sports on TV on he Monday night Staff were friendly and prices reasonable

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Australia
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160 reviews 160 reviews
30 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We like or draught beers. We like a good pub atmosphere and we like good service. We fell into this pub on a very cold night and were delivered on all three counts. There is a good selection of beers and our Irish bar gal was an excellent hostess. Can't comment on the food as we didn't partake but what... More 

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Centerville, Ohio
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1,374 reviews 1,374 reviews
375 attraction reviews
2,619 helpful votes 2,619 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We are guessing that there are more Irish Pubs in Boston than in Dublin. We like the line of Irish Pubs near the Union Oyster House. The Black Rose Pub is a stone’s throw from our residence at the Marriott Customs House, and we pass it ten times a day; however, we visit 1-3 times a day. The Black Rose... More 

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Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We went to The Black Rose twice during our 4-day trip to Boston. My parents, sister, boyfriend, and I stopped in for a beer after walking the Freedom Trail from Boston Common back towards where we were staying in the North End. My mom really enjoyed her two Irish coffees, and they had a good selection of beers on tap.... More 

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Lebanon
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We where is Boston for the day and I have walked by the Black Rose many times without stopping inside. Today was that day I stopped for lunch. No line outside about 2pm on a rainy Saturday afternoon. Looking thru the windows the place was packed. Inside the lady sat us at a nice table by a wall and our... More 

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Prattville, AL
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7 reviews 7 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Lazy Bartender. I ordered a cocktail made with Paddy's Apple Whiskey. Lazy bartender did not want to reach behind him to get it so he grabs Jameson off the speed-rail in front of him and mixes Pucker sour apple schnapps liquor with it - NOT THE SAME! Even worse, he was training a new guy and said, "when they order... More 

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United States
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

Stop in for a wee nip o' Jameson's and some excellent Irish music. This pub is full of flavor and local color. We will return on our next trip to Boston.

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