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Black Rose

#160 of 2,703 Restaurants in Boston
#174 of 2,916 Places to Eat in Boston
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Downtown
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160 State St, Boston, MA 02109-2502
617-742-2286
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Today
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 180
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  • 164
    Very good
  • 56
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  • 12
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  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Authentic Irish pub

This is a good place to listen to music, heavy emphasis on Irish pub bands. Not fancy but comfortable and a real feel of the Irish community. Located a block from Fananuel Hall. Good place to go any day of the week

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Don W
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Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
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Louisville, Kentucky, United States
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69 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This is a good place to listen to music, heavy emphasis on Irish pub bands. Not fancy but comfortable and a real feel of the Irish community. Located a block from Fananuel Hall. Good place to go any day of the week

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Quebec City, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I went there with my parents and my son. The place is nice. When we arrived, there was a signer on the firts floor, which made it very noisy, but the second floor was more quiet. Table was simple and the menu offered a good choice. There was a mess with our order twice, and one of the dish was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Food was pretty disappointing. We had the French onion soup and chicken pot pie. Music was fun when it got started at 9:30pm.

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Hopewell, New Jersey, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

After your visit to Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall take a walk over to the Black Rose. Some nights there is music, the food is good and decently priced and the bartenders can all pour a proper pint. Enjoy!

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Overland Park, Kansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Went to the Black Rose our first night in Boston for dinner...had a wonderful cup of clam chowder and lobster roll. Very good! Stayed for the live music...a great Irish trio that were very entertaining. Went back another night for more live music! Loved this place!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Was doing the Freedom trail walk with the family. This was a great place to stop for lunch and have a few cold beers. Liked the window table and people watching.

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Perth WA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We stumbled across The Black Rose while we were looking for another seafood restaurant that had been recommended to us, and are we glad we did. The food was fantastic - especially the clam chowder, the service was prompt and friendly - thank you Dianna, and the prices were very good both for the food and alcohol ($7.50 for a... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Highly recommend. Seemed like you are dining in an authentic Irish pub. Even the waitresses are Irish with appropriate Irish accent. The food was excellent and great pub selection. We actually had a haddock sandwich which was huge hanging outside the bun. Delicious and yummy. Great selection of Guiness and other popular beers. Good price and value for what you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Great atmosphere. Good food and the service was excellent. I would definitely try to go here for a night out on the town

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Great food and great service in a comfortable pub setting. The staff was friendly and efficient. The ribs, burgers, calamari were delicious. Great pub experience.

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Additional Information about Black Rose

Address: 160 State St, Boston, MA 02109-2502
Phone Number: 617-742-2286
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisine: Irish, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 160 State St, Boston, MA 02109-2502
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 617-742-2286

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Irish, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 2:00 am

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