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The Lower Depths

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) #592 of 2,437 Restaurants in Boston $ American, ,
476 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215-2712
+1 617-266-6662
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good57%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tots” (7 reviews)
“fries” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
476 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215-2712
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11 - 20 of 58 reviews

Reviewed April 7, 2016

We passed by this place and decided to give it a try as we had been walking for hours and needed a drink. Beer is bottled but a really good choice. We also shared a place of Nachos with chilli and it was absolutely delicious.....but...More

Thank Rebecca T
Reviewed March 29, 2016

When visiting Boston, our friends who live in Boston suggested we meet up here for a bite and beer before the Red Sox game. It's walking distance to the park btw. Lots of tasty dishes - TOTS. Lots of yummy tots. Impressive and diverse beer...More

Thank Lorin A
Reviewed January 4, 2016

I enjoyed this little hole in the wall bar. It is a very popular locals joint. The beer list is very nice. I don't like beer much so you get it. The service is nice and friendly. Great place to people watch with a fun...More

Thank glittertravel
Reviewed December 10, 2015

Such a small little place but also so cute. They only take cash though and the ATM charges a fee to get out money. Be weary.

Thank KapiolaniK
Reviewed November 4, 2015

The Lower Depths is a cash only bar (as, surprisingly, are many places we visited in Boston so take note) but there’s an ATM inside & plenty more outside. The atmosphere is dark but inviting, with crazy art on the walls & 2 large boards...More

Thank Buffalomathprofessor
Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

A super fun bar. It's in a pretty inconspicuous location, but is a great time and has great staff. Aline and Sam are awesome!!

Thank Carley D
Reviewed October 2, 2015

My son, Joe and I came to Boston for a father and son weekend. Joe had asked some of his friends who live in Boston for some recommendations of places to visit and eat. The Lower Depths Tap Room was one that sounded very interesting...More

Thank Steven C
Reviewed September 28, 2015

This is our go-to place before Red Sox games and this time, we hit it up afterwards instead. Delicious hot dogs, great beer selection, and reasonable (though rising) prices. They only take cash (but have an ATM) so be prepared. Enjoy!

Thank Lizzymcboo
Reviewed August 23, 2015

Great beer selection and Findlay staff. This is a cash only bar but it's worth a visit for the selection.

Thank Tullia2
Reviewed August 18, 2015

Come here for awesome tater tots and a cold beer. No frills, subterranean spot with a little patio, great for small groups and sitting at the bar.

Thank Maggie C
Fenway / Kenmore
The Curse of the Bambino may have ended years ago, but
loyal Red Sox fans will continue to infiltrate this
home to historic Fenway Park, where you can find
victory banners, people yelling in stereotypical
Boston accents, and lots of sports bars. Located
within Kenmore Square, the old gas station Citgo sign
is another Boston skyline classic seen throughout the
city. In addition to a hectic and diehard sports
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 476 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215-2712
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Fenway / Kenmore
  • Neighborhood: Fenway / Kenmore
  • Phone Number: +1 617-266-6662
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