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224 Boston Street

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Dorchester / Roxbury / Mattapan
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224 Boston St, Boston, MA 02125-1609
617-265-1217
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Today
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 25
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Amazing food

One of the best restaurants we have experiences in Boston. Amazingly good food, vegetarian friendly and a lovely local location. Definitely give the restaurant a try.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
Keith L
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Ottawa, Canada
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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74 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Ottawa, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

One of the best restaurants we have experiences in Boston. Amazingly good food, vegetarian friendly and a lovely local location. Definitely give the restaurant a try.

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Chicago, Illinois
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52 reviews 52 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

We wanted authentic Bostonian food and we found it here. The clam chowder was the best I've ever had (it actually had clams in it and wasn't just cream). We really enjoyed our scallops as well. The staff was friendly and efficient. If I could change one thing about this restaurant it would be the shocking green color of the... More 

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Siesta Key, Florida
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141 reviews 141 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We enjoyed the meal very much. Kitchen was visible from the dining area with all the good smells and activity to watch. Outside seating available in good weather as well as a bar area with seating for dining. Located a short walk from the Courtyard Marriott which has shuttles to Logan and extended parking plans.

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New York City, New York
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116 reviews 116 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We went to the 224 Boston Street restaurant on the day of our arrival in Boston. As this restaurant was very close to our hotel and the trip advisor reviews reasonable, we gave it a try. The food was good, the service friendly and the cocktails strong :-) I had clam chowder and some cod as main course. Both tasty.... More 

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Lowell, MA
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56 reviews 56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Since our daughter moved around the corner from this establishment nearly 4 years ago, 224 has been a perennial favorite of ours. Simply put, we've never had a bad meal here. Our favorite time to visit is in the late summer/early fall when we can sit and dine in the intimate garden patio. Little touches like ample pillows on the... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Came here after just arriving in Boston after a recommendation from the hotel concierge. Everything took longer than it should have to arrive at the table, despite the fact we were the first people seated for dinner service. My drink was particularly weak (jalapeño margarita) considering the $12 price. The food was good, but the 2 hour total time from... More 

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Cape Cod
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52 reviews 52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Thirty years ago, my wife and I lived in Dorchester when it was a frontier for young professionals. 224 Boston was the first restaurant local to us with creative, upscale dining in a neighborhood setting. If we were not there the night it opened, we were certainly there the first week, and it became a regular spot for "reward" dinners.... More 

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Long Island, NY
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Charming place; a cozy , creative feel to the décor. The food was comfort food yet with a definite contemporary flair. Nice variety on the menu, bountiful portions, yummy hot buns out of the oven. The scrod and meat loaf dishes were delish! The bar itself was neat and artsy and the cocktail menu was interesting. A cool place indeed... More 

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Barrington, Rhode Island
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I had the truffle soup and a black and blue burger. The burger was good...the soup was amazing, so good in fact that I came back the next night for another bowl.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The only reason I didn't give this an excellent review was the service.The food was excellent. The restaurant itself has a neighborhood feel and the food was surprisingly creative and tasty. If I am in this area again i would go back for sure.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 224 Boston St, Boston, MA 02125-1609
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Dorchester / Roxbury / Mattapan
  • Neighborhood: Dorchester / Roxbury / Mattapan
  • Phone Number: 617-265-1217

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?