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M. J. O'Connor's Irish Pub

27 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA 02116-3907 (Back Bay)
617-482-2255
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Ranked #303 of 2,847 Restaurants in Boston
Price range: $0 - $15
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Irish, Pub
Neighborhood: Back Bay
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • Italian first
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English first
Boston, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We enjoyed our previous visit here so we decided to return. We were seated right inside the door very close to the bar area. We immediately remembered how loud this restaurant was last time. It is clearly a meeting place for people who work in the city. At times we felt as though we were yelling. The service was good... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

This was out first stop when arriving to Boston. A 2 min walk from our hotel. Great beer selection and great bar food. Very large portions. Go hungry! Atmosphere was good. Really surprised me how big the place was once inside. Wish I would have visited again at night. Looks like it would be a happening place. Only bad thing... More 

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Warner Robins, Georgia, USA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We are staying at The Revere Hotel and walked around the corner to MJ O'Connor's. What a nice surprise! Between the 3 of us we ordered the Fish and Chips, Beef Stew and the French Onion Soup. Our food came out very quickly and everything was delicious and well worth a visit. The Soup was very rich and delicious. The... More 

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Shepperton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Food was good but service was very poor had to keep asking for a drink took 10 mins to arrive, after asking staff 3 times where it had got too.

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DULUTH
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67 reviews 67 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Had lunch there on our first day and so glad, the food is fresh and the service was great. In fact we went back the next day for more clam chowder.

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Maine
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38 reviews 38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

You can't go wrong with a big pile of hot crispy fries topped with cheese, bacon & scallions! Yum!! That being said....Service needs work. I will cut her some slack - it was a fairly busy Halloween afternoon. However, I'm used to being asked if I want another drink when I'm almost done with the first - not when the... More 

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le claire
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

It had a pleasant atmosphere. The service was professional. The food was hot and tasty. It was a good restaurant to sit and relax.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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55 reviews 55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

This pub was recommended by our hotel concierge. Good family meals with pleasant, efficient service. Standard kids menu. Nice local pub atmosphere.

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Oakland, New Jersey
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Nice place to have a beer and some appetizers. Staff is friendly, seating is plentiful and atmosphere is fun.

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Arrived late for a business trip. Starving! M.J.'s was close, servers were helpful, selection was broad and the food was cooked perfectly to order.

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Additional Information about M. J. O'Connor's Irish Pub

Address: 27 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA 02116-3907
Phone Number: 617-482-2255
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 0 - 15
Cuisine: Irish, Pub

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