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224 Boston Street

$$$
Dorchester / Roxbury / Mattapan
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224 Boston St, Boston, MA 02125-1609
617-265-1217
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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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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  • 29
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 8
    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
Memorable entrées... and dinner rolls

This restaurant was our first stop getting out of the airport and made quite an impression on the members of our party that have never been to Boston before. From the scallops and salmon to the skirt steak and rolls, we were raving about 224 all weekend!

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
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Buffalo, New York
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Quincy MA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

Delicious! I had the salmon, grilled to perfection with quinoa and asparagus. Wonderful ambiance - warm, welcoming, a lovely little niche in the middle of run of the mill Dot. I can't wait to go back in summer. They also had a fantastic assortment of interesting beers to choose from- many of which I've never heard of. Nice job, 224!!

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Buffalo, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This restaurant was our first stop getting out of the airport and made quite an impression on the members of our party that have never been to Boston before. From the scallops and salmon to the skirt steak and rolls, we were raving about 224 all weekend!

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Long Island City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Food was very good, My family had the Lobster Mac and Cheese, Short Ribs and Skirt Steak. Everyone loved their meal.

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Cape Cod
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99 reviews 99 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

There were only 25% of tables filled but getting another drink you needed a flare gun to get the waitress attention . Made what could have been a good meal in a neat old city setting (but loud) an average place

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Boston, Massachusetts
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I hesitate to review this restaurant tucked away on Boston Street at the end of Dorchester (just by the crossroads where Southie begins) but they deserve the praise. I have been going here for years--great drinks if you only want a cocktail with friend and one of the best comfort food recipes around. The service is always friendly and after... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I had the Chicken Staler which was as good as any chicken dish I've had since Hamersley's closed. My son had the Mac & Cheese which he thought was great. Great, friendly staff. Worth the trip to go to this small neighborhood place in Dorchester.

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Ottawa, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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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56 reviews 56 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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150 reviews 150 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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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119 reviews 119 reviews
95 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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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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