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224 Boston Street

#500 of 2,357 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
Dorchester / Roxbury / Mattapan
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224 Boston St, Boston, MA 02125-1609
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Portland, Oregon
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58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

All I can say is that I had expectations that we would have good service and good food for a business meeting. What we got was excellent service and very good food. There isn't much else to say except that I would recommend this place and I would certainly go back again when I'm in Boston.

Thank Ed S
San Diego, California
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

We stopped here for a late dinner as a backup plan when our first choice was closed. Talk about good luck. The food was incredible. The mussels were some of the best I've ever had. Everything our group had was great. I saw some of the other reviews were not impressed with the food, but we certainly were. A relatively... More 

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Town of Blue Mountains
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55 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

On entering we were told that the restaurant was fully booked later fir a private affair, but that we could eat inside or in the garden, from a reduced menu. Everything was delicious and fresh.

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Calabasas, California
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125 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

This is a local tavern that does a lot of local bar business. The service was OK and the food was OK but nothing special. There are better options in the shopoping center nearby.

Thank Jerry B
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101 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

This restaurant was recommended by The Courtyard Marriott down the street. At first it appeared to be a quaint intimate place with some ambiance. It wasn't. We were able to wait at the bar until 5 when the dinning part opened The drinks are expensive, even for Boston standards. They have a very limited menu some unusual choices, I was... More 

Thank GIZZMOCt_Usa
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Great food in a rustic 50's neighborhood setting. The steak was lean yet juicy crowned in a bed of arugula and fries. The salmon grilled to a crisp on one side while soft on the other, coupled with sautéed quinoa and greens and and Potuguese Stew went well with the house recommended California Cab. The Banana Bread pudding capped the... More 

Thank Ralph C
Boston, Massachusetts
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93 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

this has been my favorite since early 2000s I hadnt come in a long time and this last visit just proved that the place is high quality and delicious. the portions are right and the price , the quality of the menu and the way is put together is lovely the space has its own charm too. it is always... More 

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Milton, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

224 Boston offers a warm, comfortable setting for a dependable meal. You will feel similar to a meal at your favorite aunt's house with well prepared meal choices and reasonable priced wines. I wish they offered beer on tap however, but this is a minor inconvenience.

Thank Bill H
Weymouth, Massachusetts
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Great night. We went there last night and made good use of the Restaurant Week to try the place. It is a nicely lit place to match the décor, and the music was nice too. I had a bowl of clam chowder, creamy, hot, with hints of salt pork. Excellent! My mahi mahi was perfectly grilled over asparagus and a... More 

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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

First I will disclose that I sublet the apt above the restaurant last winter Located at the area Adj to S Boston and the S End this relatively small homey restaurant has been here for decades ( as the menu will testify to those who visited 10 yrs ago the bar area as you enter greets you with with lively... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $35
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 224 Boston St, Boston, MA 02125-1609
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Dorchester / Roxbury / Mattapan
  • Neighborhood: Dorchester / Roxbury / Mattapan
  • Phone Number: 617-265-1217

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