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911 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02115-3104 (Back Bay)
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Ranked #346 of 2,815 restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American, Irish
Dining options: Late Night
Neighborhood: Back Bay
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
Neighborhood: Back Bay
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69 reviews from our community

73% Recommend
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English first
Maastricht, The Netherlands
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 NEW

The oldest (?) sports bar in Boston, close to Hynes Convention Center and a 15 min. walk from Fenway Park; serves the food you expect (burgers, chicken wings, calamari, etc..) and apart from TV's everywhere & a lot of Red Sox/Bruins attributes on the wall you'll find great atmosphere and service to watch your favorite games!

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52 reviews 52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

World Cup Soccer on the t.v drew us in when we were on our way to the Summer Shack (which sounded delicious). But, we were hungry and ready to sit down! We had a friendly waitress, a pitcher of Sam Adams summer brew, fish and chips, calamari and a shrimp Po Boy. The fish and chips were the BEST I've... More

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84 reviews 84 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014 via mobile

A great RED SOX bar. Enough said. Here r the other 100 characters so this review gets posted. A few more to go. Lots of Sox memorabilia here. Nice cozy bar with brick walls. Has the Boston East Coast feel. Easy to find. Walking distance to Fenway. That is 100 characters. Nope, they want more characters. Good beer and mushroom... More

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Fort Worth, Texas, United States
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

super cool pub, great music, good drinks. staff very quick, they definitely knew their jobs. would visit again the next time we are in town.

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Denver, CO
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

I've stopped in here a few times, and love checking out all of the awesome Boston sports historic memorabilia- truly museum quality! The bartender was great- friendly even to the Reds fans during game day, and had some nice quips. Food was great for bar food, and a decent beer selection. I think every sports fan should at least stop... More

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Bronxville, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

The bouncer was incredibly rude and when my boyfriend exited through a really large window that was wide open and basically just a door with a step, he pulled my boyfriend aside and YELLED at him. Who does that? It was not a particular wild or crazy time, middle of the afternoon. It was really unclear that exiting through there... More

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Toronto, Canada
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73 reviews 73 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Dirty and slow service. I was here for a drink with friends and it was close to our hotel. Would not return.

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White Hall, Arkansas, United States
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83 reviews 83 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

On our first visit to Boston, we found ourselves down on Boyleston Street late in the evening. We were two tired, cold and hungry Southern girls in search of dinner. We stumbled upon McGreevy's and decided to give it try - after all, Boston had to have had some great Irish food. We were quickly seated upstairs by a window... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Had 2 bad experiences. Both times service was terrible. Waitress never checked on us and was more concerned with other tables even talking to one while we were ordering! 1st visit food arrived cold and at different times. Everyone was finished by the time mine made it to the table. 2nd visit ordered an app and it came out with... More

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New York City, New York
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Really nice staff, good food , good cocktails and a nice looking crowd. We enjoyed this place and its right down the block from the Hilton hotel.

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