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Scollay Square

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Beacon Hill
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21 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02108-2807 (Bowdoin)
617-742-4900
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Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 34
    Excellent
  • 63
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good for After Work Drinks and a Bite

Great Beacon Hill location with a small bar and nice open kitchen. The food is creative and delicious. The goat cheese appetizer is a must! Great place to meet up with friends after work.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 12, 2015
FamilyGuy02184
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Braintree, MA
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Bar scene
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119 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Met a friend here for dinner and was seated right away,our table was a bit crowded with other tables and it was noisy. We ordered the cheese board and shrimp cocktail for appetizers and they were both good. I had the miso glazed salmon which was very good but as with everything else a tad bit overpriced.

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Braintree, MA
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81 reviews 81 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Great Beacon Hill location with a small bar and nice open kitchen. The food is creative and delicious. The goat cheese appetizer is a must! Great place to meet up with friends after work.

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Cranford, NJ
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50 reviews 50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Calamari appetizer was chewy and not crispy. Edamole was a highlight. Nice fried wontons and fresh vegetables. My Haddock was small and slightly overdone, and I opted for mashed potatoes instead of the rice. Maybe that was a mistake, as the mash was indescript and tasteless. Service was woefully unprepared to discuss the wine list. I'm no wine snob, but... More 

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Mid Coast Maine, Maine
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

This is a neat restaurant, old architecture and very good food. Had a baked scrod dish that was very nice. My wife and daughter both enjoyed there meals too. The waiter was top notch. No complaints at all and would definitely go back. Very convenient to the Parker House if you're staying there.

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West Boylston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

I fell in love with the old architecture and photos in this restaurant. The staff was so friendly and helpful. Food was AWESOME and the Bloody Mary Bar was INCREDIBLE! We plan to come here for breakfast each time we visit Boston. LOVED it!

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St. Paul, MN
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116 reviews 116 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Business lunch with 7... attentive service, we had called ahead for a reservation. Pretty standard fare on the menu, but everything came out at the same time and was served by pleasant wait staff. Food was not super memorable or "stand out" - but a nice location on Beacon Hill and good service. Great vibe and ambiance - high ceiling,... More 

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Cape Cod
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54 reviews 54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

We went to Scollay Square on the recommendation of our hotel staff. It was great! They had $4 mimosas and a "make your own Bloody Mary" station. The brunch menu was limited, but there was enough on the menu to please everyone. The service was good and the decor featured old Boston pictures which we enjoyed looking at. All in... More 

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Bristol
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89 reviews 89 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

Visiting from the UK and booked this in advance of arriving in Boston. It was only half full which was a bit of a concern when everywhere else was rammed (30 dec). Food was possibly the best we've had in 10 days in the US. Steak, flatbread, seafood. Only dropped a star for value. Some things were very pricy for... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 via mobile

Ate here during our vacation in Boston. Restaurant was half full which was a good sign as many of the nearby ones were quiet in comparison. Had mains and dessert, no starters and beer no wine. Food very good although not quite sure when lobster mac and cheese became 'market priced' on a menu in this day and age. Could... More 

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Lyndhurst, New Jersey
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133 reviews 133 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

After sight-seeing near the State House, we found this place for dinner (also conveniently not far from a T stop). Our waiter was very friendly and helpful, making some very good suggestions. Their wine list is a bit different - they have two glass serving sizes, one slightly smaller than average and another slightly larger. The wine itself was quite... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 21 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02108-2807
    (Bowdoin)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Beacon Hill
  • Neighborhood: Beacon Hill
  • Phone Number: 617-742-4900

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?