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Scollay Square

21 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02108-2807 (Beacon Hill)
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Ranked #303 of 2,815 restaurants in Boston
Price range: $31 - $40
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Beacon Hill
Cross street: Bowdoin
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98 reviews from our community

84% Recommend
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English first
Boston, Massachusetts
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43 reviews 43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

Our concierge recommended this restaurant for an early dinner. We sat in the window and enjoyed people watching, the food was good. The Louisiana style shrimp small dish was very good, as was the chicken entree.

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Perth, Australia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We have already enjoyed a lovely breakfast at this eatery and returned to it for dinner last night. I ordered tuna and the beloved ordered scallops. Both very good. Neither of us could fault the meal or the service. The portion sizes were perfect. We then followed with the cheese platter and it was very good also. The service was... More

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Top Contributor
131 reviews 131 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This restaurant was recommended by the concierge at our hotel and it was a very good recommendation. It was close to 9 on a Saturday night after a long day of touring in Boston and we were all a bit tired and just wanted to have something to eat. We sat down at an outdoor table and greeted by Chris... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We had a great experience here. The food was better than expected. The manager went out if his way to make our stay fantastic.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

In Boston attending a conference at Harvard. Final day and wanted to grab a meal before my flight back to the UK and came across Scollay Square: What a gem! A nice, spacious, trendy yet relaxed, friendly interior. Very welcoming serving staff. A terrific selection of wines and you can pay to have 'sip' quantities of these to enjoy your... More

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Boca Raton, Florida
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343 reviews 343 reviews
339 restaurant reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Sat outside on a pleasant summer early evening. Felt relaxed and this place complemented this well. Good initial welcome was followed by drinks being brought promptly. We followed with a white bean soup and a tomato soup, both of which were rustic and very tasty, though the tomato soup might have been served hotter. Then came the big service flaw... More

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Des Moines, Iowa
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47 reviews 47 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Knowing nothing about this place we decided to give it a try. We are glad we did! It was a cozy little spot that had good service and great food. We liked the semi-casual vibe and noticed it was a popular after work drinking spot. The waitress was friendly and attentive. I have Celiac and the waitress and the cook... More

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Concord, Massachusetts
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

I was looking for a place to meet an out-of-town business contact that was near 1 Beacon and Scollay Square was highly recommended and it did not disappoint. Since most of the other patrons appeared to be conducting meetings as well I would have appreciated a bit more separation between the tables. Despite this I would certainly return if I... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Scollay Square is a great pit stop for drinks or if you're hungry, try the Mac and Cheese or a Burger. The food is delicious and prices won't empty out your ATM. A lot of business lunches happening and meet ups.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

We have been to Scollay Square several times and the food has always been great. This last time was no disappointment, and we tried new things.

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