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KO Catering and Pies

87 A Street, Boston, MA 02127 (South Boston)
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Ranked #153 of 2,851 Restaurants in Boston
Price range: $1 - $10
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: Australian
Neighborhood: South Boston
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Good for: Dining on a budget
Description: Authentic Australian Food in Boston. Eat-in at a communal table for 8 or takeaway for lunch and dinner. Serving savory meat and vegetable pies, sausage rolls and fresh food from the grill. Australian groceries are available from the The Pantry. Handmade, gourmet and authentic, it's a pie, mate!
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English first
2 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

The food was delicious!! I ordered Shrimp a la Barbie!!! Mmm....my mouth is watering while I'm writing this review.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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54 reviews 54 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Stopped for take-out on the way home from a day out & about in Southie. I had read about the place and seen tv bits on Chronicle and was interested. 4 pies and 2 sides ran about $35 which I thought at the time to be a bit expensive. They package the pies with heating instructions and staff was very... More 

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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47 reviews 47 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I thought coming there was risky because they serve mainly meat pies.. I ended up ordering one because that's its speciality from Australian culture. No regrets! The crust is perfectly made. I ordered beef stew pie and it was really good. The staff was friendly as well. Good service. So it is strongly recommended!

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014 via mobile

quick friendly service, child friendly, in a quiet relaxed setting delicious scrumptious pies nyomnyomnyom I ordered 2 in one sitting and then a box of 13 for home. oh and if you like Australia or anything south of Tropic of Capricorn like Milo n Mars bars they got that too!

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Astor, FL
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48 reviews 48 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We celebrated my son-in-laws birthday here last Sunday. What a unique restaurant in a very unique area of Boston. The place is very casual. It features Australian food including traditional Australian meat and vegetarian pies. Burgers and seafood are also available along with a fine selection of beers. We had the Lamb shank pie. It was very good and reasonable... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I don't know of any other Australian eateries in the area, so I was very curious about KO Pies. The East Boston location is right in the shipyard. You can drive right up to it, but you have to acknowledge the shipyard gatekeeper. It's sort of tucked away but it just adds to the unique atmosphere. Try the regular meat... More 

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Carlisle, Massachusetts
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123 reviews 123 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We ate at the location right between the Boston Harbour Shipyard and Logan Airport. Pies were available frozen, heated, or room temperature. Excellent value and flavor! Small picnic table outside, bar inside. Grungy docks around the neighborhood, but this was a safe, clean island, suitable for families and parties in the small outside tent. Delicious! (open lunch, dinner, and later... More 

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Providence, RI
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144 reviews 144 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

It's interesting how we sometimes stumble upon great food finds. After taking our daughter to the Boston Museum of Science on a recent Saturday, we decided to eat at a small family run Italian restaurant in a blue collar neighborhood in East Boston, one that was featured a few years ago on the Food Network's "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives" with... More 

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Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

We used to get pasties (the english version of a meat pie) from a store in Sarasota Florida but shipping was more than the pasties. This is a better replacement....The pies are filled with meat and just the right size. I only wish that i could make a crust that tasted this good and was as flakey. My only critical... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Rating this entirely as an aussie pie place - its really good. However, its tiny, limited and can have a line on an average lunchtime. If you are craving a pie and are close to Southie then its worth a trip. I loved my lamb pie and I'm sure the rest of the pies are good also.

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Additional Information about KO Catering and Pies

Address: 87 A Street, Boston, MA 02127
Phone Number: 617-269-4500
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > South Boston
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 10
Cuisine: Australian

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