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R.F. O'Sullivan & Son

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282 Beacon St, Somerville, MA 02143
617-492-7773
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Hang out with your friends with beer and burgers

This is a great place to shoot the breeze with a buddy. The atmosphere is the main selling point for me. It has a small-town, casual feel that's perfect for catching up with a friend.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
Jeffrey P
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English first
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This is a great place to shoot the breeze with a buddy. The atmosphere is the main selling point for me. It has a small-town, casual feel that's perfect for catching up with a friend.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Baseball sized burgers made fresh and topped in all kinds of creative ways. Huge fries and onion rings all for about ten bucks. If you want a thick burger cook to perfection like a filet RFO us the perfect place for you.

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Rome, Italy
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I absolutely love this place. I get a black and blue with bacon every time I go and it is always amazing. I was in Boston for a couple days and couldn't wait to get over to RFO for a juicy, well-seasoned, perfect burger. The patty is a ball of delicious high-quality beef, that is perfectly cooked. They are generous... More 

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Bedford
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69 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Not just burgers try the fish and chips. Whenever we are in this area we stop in for lunch. We even recommend it to business colleagues

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Nahant, Massachusetts
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26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We couldn't wait for the Lynn location to open and we weren't disappointed! The décor is beautiful, very warm and welcoming. The dining room is cozy and the bar has about 20 seats and is the perfect place to grab a beer and a burger. We had the Cape Codder Burger and it was cooked just the way we asked... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I went with a friend to O'Sullivans in Lynn, MA. What a bad experience. First of all, it took 40 minutes to be served a hamburger. Other parties who were seated way after us were served before we were. After waiting 20 minutes, we asked the waiter where our food was. He said the burgers were very thick and they... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I went to this restaurant/pub for lunch today. We all had great Cheeseburgers great steak fries/ Onion Rings. Do go here for classic good pub food. The service was good and takes some time as everything is made to order on the spot and well worth it.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

RFOs is a staple to those around the medford/somerville area as well as into Cambridge and around Boston. It is a smaller place that you have to pick your times wisely in order to not get stuck waiting for a table. I change up the burger almost everytime I go and just recently had the Dirty Bird which is a... More 

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River Edge, New Jersey
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I was in Boston to visit my kids and picked R.F. O'Sullivans from Trip Advisor and I was NOT disappointed. The place was crowded and for good reason, the burgers were excellent. So many different kinds of burgers to choose from and a full bar! It is a winner if you want a great burger!

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Oceanside, New York
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

"Black and Bleu" Burger and 2 pints of great Guiness definitely the way to go. Clean,comfortable atmosphere. Server was quick,friendly, and attentive. Highly recommended.

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Additional Information about R.F. O'Sullivan & Son

Address: 282 Beacon St, Somerville, MA 02143
Phone Number: 617-492-7773
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 10

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 282 Beacon St, Somerville, MA 02143
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: 617-492-7773

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?