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Durgin Park

340 Faneuil Hall Market Place, Boston, MA 02109 (Downtown)
617-227-2038
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Ranked #473 of 2,820 Restaurants in Boston
Price range: $10 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Wed 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Clinton and North
Transit: Green line-Government Center Orange line-Haymarket Blue line-State St
Description: For well over a century, Durgin-Park has catered to the hearty appetites of straw-hatted, white-aproned, market men and local characters. Take part in Boston history as you step into one of the oldest continuously running establishments in the country. At Durgin-Park, we serve history.
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Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

I have eaten here for over 40 years. Yes it is loud and not intimate but it is fun. The waitress made fun of some of the customers making us laugh. It is all part of the show you get when you come here. The food has always been good. Don't forget to order Indian pudding for dessert. If you... More

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Northeast Tennessee
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

We visited Durgin Park Restaurant October 10th. We had a wonderful lunch. The lunch consisted of Clam Chowder (really great), Corn Beef and a Knockwurst sandwich sides included Garlic Fries and fried Sea Scallops. Washed this all down with Blue Moon and Guinness. The dessert was a Strawberry Short cake which was a disappointing. Hard strawberries, too much whip cream... More

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Orlando, Florida
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

This is a tourist trap in the Fanniuell District. Food is mediocre, service lack luster and very noisy. If you are looking for pub fare take a trip away from the shopping area to one of the other local pubs.

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Boston
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44 reviews 44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

I had heard so much about Durgin Park and it seemed the only restaurant not having a long wait on a busy holiday, but I was very disappointed. I ordered broiled soil and it was basically a white piece of fish with no taste or garnish. The rice accompanying it was not even cooked. My companion had a Thanksgiving dinner... More

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New York Suburbs
Top Contributor
159 reviews 159 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Took our grandsons to this place which had been a regular got me when on business in Boston. Waitress "Christiana" made it all the more pleasant. Kids dove into the good. Prices are up and mid size prime rib seems to have shrunk s tad. Remains as unique as it is old.

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oxford, england
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249 reviews 249 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This was just what we wanted - a relaxed supper after a days' sightseeing: Speedy + pleasant service with a buzzy atmosphere - sat downstairs in a booth near the bar. Basic menu/food but fresh food and tasty too! Cold beer on tap. Reasonable price. Central location. Spot on!

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Killingworth, Connecticut
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43 reviews 43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

One of Boston's most iconic restaurants. We had family visiting from Washington state, and had to take them here. A big shout out to GINA for making our visit memorable...from the time she introduced herself...through taking and delivering our orders...and insisting on hugs before we left. Definitely worth the time to go here...and if you do, ask for Gina so... More

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United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Durgin Park is a classic american restaurant. I have been eating here for over 37 years! Now my South Carolina family loves coming whenever we visit Boston!

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Dana Point, California, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Been here every time I go to Boston. Great down to earth Atmosphere. Additional all the wait staff have a fun give you a east coast give you a hard time. Its a very fun place, open seating. Make the trip if your in Boston!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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62 reviews 62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Went here on a Sunday for lunch around 2pm and it was super busy. It was a party of 5 and we were told we'd have to wait about 10 minutes. We wanted to sit outside and there was seating outside through the bar but we thought we had to wait for that. It wasn't very clear until the hostess... More

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