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340 Faneuil Hall Market Place, Boston, MA 02109 (Downtown)
617-227-2038
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Ranked #451 of 2,851 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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122 reviews 122 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Stopped in with a co-worker while on a business trip. We only had a few hours and had already eaten some lobster rolls elsewhere. Happened to walk by and I had heard of this place. We sat at the bar and had a couple beers. Chatted with some friendly locals and the bar staff was very friendly too. I would... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

I've been going to Durgin Park since graduate school (1977) and visit the restaurant when I back in Boston, which is usually every few months. I have not been there over the last twelve months and a recent visit eliminated this restaurant from my recommended list. I have had business associates from all over the world meet me at Durgin... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

This was recommended as the place to go for real Boston food. The atmosphere was great - plenty of noise from happy eaters! We tried the chowder, Boston beans, corn beef and cabbage and the Indian Pudding - I would recommend it all!

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Farmington, Connecticut
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65 reviews 65 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Our recent visit was just as great as the former one in 2011! The fried haddock was fresh and accompanied by crispy, homemade slaw, piping hot fries, and homemade cornbread. Friendly service abounds at Durgin Park and the relaxed atmosphere is welcoming. A sure bet in an area with a lot of dining choices!

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30 reviews 30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

Went for lunch on a holiday, not very busy. Six of us, ordered everything from lobster rolls, fish and chips, salmon wraps, salads... fish and chips were barely room temperature on arrival, salmon wrap was cold and very dry, chowder was good, salad good, penne pesto was cold and bland... overall not very impressed.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Quick jaunt to Boston...nice B&B see some history! Hadn't been to Durgin Park in decades. Low key and casual was in order after much walking around. Started with the NE clam chowder which was excellent .We had the scrod which was light and flakey .Also had the small cut of prime rib which was quite ample as well as cooked... More 

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York, Maine
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3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I remember when Durgin Park was about the only establishment in the now tourist-laden Faneuil Market. I had not been there for many years when, during a conference in Boston, my husband and I decided to re-live our first date...at Durgin Park. We were shocked to find we were the only ones in the dining room on a Thursday before... More 

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Holliston, Massachusetts
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37 reviews 37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We were lucky that the pub had some seating at 2pm on a Saturday and, of course, the dining room was totally booked. The menu is the same whether you are seated in the pub or the dining room. We had never been here before despite the fact that we are from New England so it was a treat to... More 

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New Bedford, Massachusetts
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48 reviews 48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

For the fifty years we went there, it was great. It changed owners a few years ago and all that's left are the facility shell, wall hanging memories of the past, and the furnishings. We went for an early (4:30-ish) dinner. The place was mostly empty. The prices seemed higher, but what isn't? I guess they were fair. Service began... More 

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West Haven, Connecticut
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Ate here the weekend before Christmas and the place was bustling. Glad I made a reservation in advance. First time visiting and was pleasantly surprised after the first impression walking in. If you're looking for a fancy, trendy place, this one is not for you. It's old school, classic fare, with quite an established history. More charm than trend. Menu... More 

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Additional Information about Durgin Park

Address: 340 Faneuil Hall Market Place, Boston, MA 02109
Phone Number: 617-227-2038
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
Cuisine: American

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