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KO Catering and Pies

87 A Street, Boston, MA 02127 (Downtown)
617-269-4500
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Ranked #106 of 2,815 restaurants in Boston
Price range: $1 - $10
Cuisines: Australian
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Good for: Dining on a budget
Neighborhood: Downtown
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
Boston, Massachusetts
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49 reviews 49 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 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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39 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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
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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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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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45 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 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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103 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 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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Wellesley
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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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Raymond, New Hampshire
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Being an Aussie living in the US, I get homesick for my local cuisine so I was very excited to discover KO's in Boston. The meat pies are absolutely delicious - all of the flavours are great, I've tried them all! Everything on the menu is great and tastes just like what I remember from home. The Sunday roast specials... More

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