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M. J. O'Connor's Irish Pub

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27 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA 02116-3907
+1 617-482-2255
11:30 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am
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West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stopped for lunch on a Saturday afternoon. Wait staff was friendly and fast, and the food and drinks were all good. Chicken tacos and a veggie burger, not really pub food but both were good.

Thank John379
Evanston, Illinois
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chose the restaurant because we were staying at the Park Plaza. We loved our food. The clam chowder was great so was the fish and chips. The staff was friendly and attentive. I'd go back. It wasn't crowded. I hope this review brings them more business.

Thank Mary Beth D
Seattle, Washington
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stumbled in to grab a bite and a pint - and I'm glad I did. Place was pretty empty on the evening of a holiday (pretty much all of downtown was eerily quiet, to be fair), particularly thanks to the windy/wet weather. This was the perfect place to pop in and warm up. I had a pint of Guinness and... More 

Thank DeutschDiana
Butler, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I like this pub for the Irish food. The staff is great, and I always try and make time to come in when im in town.

Thank charles s
Wellington, Florida
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71 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Boston offers every dining experience. One of the fun things about trying different things is stopping at a pub, grabbing a pint, and munching on pub food. O'Connor's delivers... chicken tenders the way my mother made them (yes, we real chicken), battered onion rings and great burgers.

Thank John S
Lake Mary, Florida
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a surprisingly good meal here, delicious drinks, fun atmosphere, and really good service. Server was polite and helpful. Great experience!

Thank Jeterlab
San Jose, California
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place was not crowded on a late Wednesday night when we arrived from the airport. We were hungry and were meeting our friends who arrived earlier. The waitress seemed to be busy elsewhere. We only went back to for drinks after that.

Thank KathyD2012
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walked in and was seated in a near empty restaurant. And we waited...... Patiently.... Nothing. No glass of water, no can I get you a drink. Nothing so 15 minutes later we approach the front desk and she wanders off out back. What ensues is like a comedy. The hostess blames the front of house but we thought where was... More 

Thank oakford26
Weymouth, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although the food was actually quite tasty I wasn't very happy with the service which was given. The majority of our table ordered alcoholic drinks for themselves whilst the other younger adults (who were all over 18 and under 21) appreciated the laws of America and decided to just drink soda. The older adults who were VERY clearly over 21... More 

Thank K S
Buffalo, New York
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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've had a sandwich or 2 there, and a beer, friendly staff. They offer take out if. Open at lunch as well as late.

Thank Teresa M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA 02116-3907
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-482-2255

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Downtown

Neighborhood Profile
The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where, during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting children and eager tourists through the pond. Have your camera ready to capture its peaceful beauty in the middle of a bustling city. Continue on through the Gardens and take in some open green space at the Boston Common, where you can spend time throwing a frisbee, sitting on a park bench, or, in the winter time, skating on the frog pond. Head north from the end of the Common to see the golden dome of the State House, and travel through government center to Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall, both a historic and popular destination worth a quick visit for a first time to Boston. Head to Long Wharf to visit the Aquarium, or catch a boat to Charlestown or even Cape Cod.