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The Living Room

$$ - $$$
North End
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101 Atlantic Ave, Boston, MA 02110-3702 (Richmond St.)
+1 617-723-5101
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Wed 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

Went to this spot for brunch with my brother and sister. Food was good. Ordered some appetizers: momos, chicken & biscuits, and buff chicken dumplings. Those were great. I had the spiced banana bread French toast. Great mixture of spices and quite sweet. Everyone else has the eggs Benedict. Servers worked hard but were short staff and you could sense... More 

Thank Elizabeth F
Quincy, Massachusetts
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96 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017

We were with friends, celebrating a birthday. There were appetizers galore which were actually quite good and we ordered a little something more, just to not be drinking without something more substantial (did I mention we're getting old?) and all of that was great. The drinks were good as well, and the waitress was good about keeping checks separated, but... More 

Thank Grace_K102
Manchester, New Hampshire
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016

They were the best to work with while planning a highschool reunion with about 100 guests. I would highly recommend for any work or social function. Fantastic, attentive staff the night of, and great, accommodating when planning the event. Great venue

Thank dsnh2016
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016

I have been meaning to visit this place for a while now, and it lived up to the hype. My friend and I went for Team Trivia on Tuesday night. We got there early as warned to grab a comfy couch. The wait staff was very attentive and I liked their variety of beer selections. The trivia host was personable... More 

Thank Kathy M
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Went here today for brunch and the food was awesome! I had the fried chicken with the jalapeño cornbread waffle (something I've never had before) and it was sooo tasty and not as heavy as I thought it would be. My daughter loved the banana bread French toast and my husband the chicken club. The roasted potatoes were really delicious... More 

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Galt, California
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

A friend and I were visiting Boston and stumbled upon this place. We had drinks and appetizers on the patio. The duck fat fries with truffle aioli are not to be missed! Also had the sliders and calamari, both were good, but those fries.... Oh, and they also mentioned that they were dog-friendly.

Thank Deanne412
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

Very nice for a Saturday brunch! Many choices from standard breakfast fare to burgers & lunch choices. The Parmesan duck fat fries are amazing!! Great mimosas and drinks. Very comfortable atmosphere - eat at regular tables or on sofas. Fun place!

Thank lovenyc210
Boston, Massachusetts
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6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

Excellent service -- polite and helpful -- left us to important discussion. Good menu and food for lunch at 1:30 PM. Not crowded -- spacious and quiet. Will be sure to return.

Thank rchalfen
Boston, Massachusetts
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85 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

We stopped for drinks and an appetizer on a Saturday evening in the summer. There were 3 other people at the bar with a large party in the back. We ordered drinks and were handed a menu. The drinks arrived and we ordered 2 appetizers. The bartender comes back to us and says that because there is a large party... More 

Thank BML111
John H, General Manager at The Living Room, responded to this review

We are sure sorry that you were unhappy with your visit. There was a rehearsal dinner which took over our dining room and the patio was packed as well. The Chef did inform the servers to tell all guests that until the entrees came out for the wedding, that we could not accept any food orders. We really don't stock... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

I had a surprise party for my engagement at the Living Room back in June and had a great experience. Courtney made planning very easy with picking appetizers and drinks and handling any questions I had leading up to the event. The night of the event, the set up was excellent. All of the guests were put into our own... More 

Thank jamesblake74

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $40
American, Bar, International, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Atlantic Ave, Boston, MA 02110-3702
    (Richmond St.)
  • Public Transportation: Orange Line: Haymarket Station Green Line: Government Center Blue Line: Aquarium Station.
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > North End
  • Neighborhood: North End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-723-5101
Chef Andreas Edlbauer offers an awesome selection of American and Global comfort food with emphasis on regional seafood. Brunch is served from 11:00 AM to 3 PM Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Dinner service begins at 4 PM daily

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in North End

Neighborhood Profile
North End
Wandering around Boston’s North End can feel like being transported to Europe. Stroll down Hanover and Salem streets for the finest Italian restaurants, bakeries, cafes, and a few boutique shops. Take part in the big debate as to whether Modern Pastry or Mike’s serves a better cannoli. Before your food coma sets in, make sure to stop by historic Paul Revere’s home, and follow the Freedom Trail to Old North Church and Copp’s Hill Burying Ground. Take a rest in a cafe on Hanover street and observe the quirky, European character of the North End.
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