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The Lower Depths

476 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215-2712
+1 617-266-6662
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  • Very good56%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Pub
476 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215-2712
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Reviewed May 8, 2014

It is small, sometimes noisy, and cash only, but I always have a great time when I come here. They have a huge beer selection and knowledgeable staff, plus $1 hot dogs! They also have poutine tater tots that I cannot recommend strongly enough.

Thank Lauren F
Reviewed April 22, 2014

Located right by Kenmore T on Comm ave, it's not surprising that this place is always packed. I met a friend for a drink on a weekday and it was already slammed at 5:30. Maybe it quiets down after the happy hour crowd? The bartender...More

Thank Jesserdb
Reviewed March 31, 2014

The beer list here is amazing. A craft brew guys dream. The food is creative for a small bar as well. The spicy chicken wrap had a great mix of spices. My only complaint would be the insanely loud punk rock music. I love a...More

Thank Patrick H
Reviewed December 20, 2013

The beer list here is pretty extensive, and is in a pretty convenient location off the green line. It's got a pretty intense hipster vibe, so if that's up your alley, then I recommend it. It's also just past the kenmore T entrance on the...More

Thank Mbotaish
Reviewed October 15, 2013

It was packed when we first arrived due to a red sox game but once the game started it completely cleared out. Food is pre-fab. I got sick the next day. Beer selection is decent but the website did not match what was actually on...More

Thank CMiche47
Reviewed October 4, 2013

Impressive selection of beer with some local and regional selections. Bartender seemed to know her beer and made some great recommendations. If ever in Boston again, I plan to go back.

Thank Chris P
Reviewed May 31, 2013

Had drinks with coworkers to celebrate an event, and were immediately greeted with extremely rude service from the host. He refused to let more than two people sit at any of the outdoor tables, which was a shame, but could have been explained nicely. Drinks/beer...More

Thank gkincaid
Reviewed April 4, 2013

This is the kind of place that locals go to and have their own beer mug on the shelf. This place has a great beer selection, both on draft and bottled. The service was also top notch, though the prices are a bit high for...More

Thank Ian K
Reviewed January 24, 2013

Went there for lunch, was great. Right near Fenway, just outside Kenmore Square! It was dead when I went, but I've been there before for drinks and it's definitely a hopping place, especially for the happy hour/pre-baseball game crowd. Cash-only!

Thank Brett M
Reviewed December 17, 2012

First visit and it will not be the last - 4 guys with different beer tastes were well satisfied with the huge selection and the knowledge of the bartender in directing us to new tastes. It is a pub and CASH only is accepted. The...More

Thank Jimmi13
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, Outdoor Seating
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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