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Lir Irish Pub and Restaurant

903 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02115-3104 (Back Bay)
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Ranked #627 of 2,818 Restaurants in Boston
Sun 10:30 pm - 1:00 am
Mon 10:30 am - 1:00 am
Tue 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Wed - Thu 10:30 am - 1:00 am
Fri 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Sat 10:30 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: American, Irish, Pub, Brew Pub
Neighborhood: Back Bay
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Dining options: Late Night
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English first
Richmond, Vermont
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

My husband and I stopped here for a drink on our way back to our hotel after a visit to Fanueil Hall and Quincy market. He had a beer and I had an amazing Dirty Martini. The only complaint I have is no one has Michelob Light it seems.

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Cranston, Rhode Island
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I just had lunch at Lir, very friendly staff, the food was great,football games on everywhere and affordable food and drinks. I'd definitely go back

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Lowell, Massachusetts, United States
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Went to catch an Arsenal football match. Great time. It was pretty crowded but the service was very good. Early match so I went with the full Irish Breakfast and a vodka and orange juice. Hey it was 5:00 o'clock somewhere.

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Tampa, Florida
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Very cool Irish Pub with a huge bar in the middle. Beautiful woodwork, and tons of TV's showing any games that are on. Food was pretty good for a small bite.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Went to Lir for some beer and apps to watch the Pats game. The nachos were small and the salsa weak. Also the calamari we ordered was maybe the worst ever - it tasted fishy and the rings were tiny with spinach randomly tossed on top. Service was fine.

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Spokane, Washington
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

My wife and I decided to stop in to Lir on our walk back to our condo. My wife being pregnant didn't want to stop at a bar and watch me drink a beer. The bartenders all congratulated us, on her being pregnant and made her a great "mocktail". Because they were so engaging and nice I was able to... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This bar is home to the Boston Gooners (Arsenal fans) so I popped in to watch them play Everton. Great atmosphere during the game Everton fans out numbered 30-2 so we joined the underdogs. They also opened early on the Sunday so we could watch our team play Man Utd. Also a good place to buy food. We could not... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Having just arrived in Boston on a transatlantic flight, we headed out for dinner and ended up in Lir. We were prompted found a table and served drinks. Food was served quickly and was piping hot and delicious. The pizza is amazing! Waitress service was attentive and polite, there's plenty of screens for sports fans, beer is good. Definitely worth... More

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

We were in Boston for the day (I had a lecture to go to and my hubby was hunting for a barstool). After I linked up with my husband we walked a few streets and decided on Lir. As soon as we stepped through the door we heard "sit wherever you want" and I was a little put off by... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Was ignored at the bar for 30 minutes while bartenders were too busy chatting to each other and eating chocolate while the restaurant had about 12 patrons total during lunch. Never received a refill on my glass of water nor ketchup for my fries. Management doesn't seem to care that customers trying to order items are ignored and that potential... More

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