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Penguin Pizza

Italian, Pizza, American, Gastropub
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735 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115-6304
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 1:00 am
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Boston, Massachusetts
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141 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Penguin Pizza is a very good pizzeria and bar. It sort of looks like a purely college hangout from the outside, but inside I found that the clientele were definitely of all ages (though, like anywhere in Boston, leaning more toward the young side). All of the food I tried was great, from the fried calamari that's served with fried,... More 

Thank Dimitrios D
Harpswell, Maine
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264 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

Good pizza and beer in a relaxed bar atmosphere. What more could you want? The beers were quite interesting from small craft brewers around the country, and on draft. Also had other food that looked pretty decent when it went by. Convenient to Mission Hill and the Brigham & Woman's Hospital.

Thank Peter B
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016

I love this place! I come here often and enjoy the huge selection of beers they have. Service is great and the employees interact with the costumers making them feel comfortable. Overall, low key spot after a long day at work!

Thank Adry V
Lee, Massachusetts
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here at the Longview inn for a medical procedure my mom was having. We needed dinner but didn't want to spend the money to eat at the Longview restaurant so we looked for delivery! This place makes excellent pizza! Thin crust and the large was more than enough for 3 people! You can't beat the price at a... More 

Thank shellycat17
Belmont, Massachusetts
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232 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016

My son recommended this place so we tried takeout recently. The pizza is very tasty. Thin crust, with a nice zesty sauce. Reminiscent of Emma's in Huron Village, back in the day. This is basically a neighborhood bar, at the base of MIssion Hill, that now has a pizza kitchen in the rear. Craft beers are the big difference to... More 

Thank Michael W
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

My family wanted something light while we were visiting a patient in the hospital's near Brigham's It was a short walk from the hospital zone on a nice day. Good pizza selections . A large filled 3 of us with a salad to split. Thin crust, not greasy. Beverage selection was substantial as well

Thank zelda
Boston, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Great lunch break from visiting family in the Longwood medical area. Must be 20 beers on tap, retro vibe, butternut squash pizza. A great break from hospital food! Enjoyed the guys at the bar, and they made an extra effort to male a lactose free pizza for me. Well done!

Thank Rich S
Clemmons, North Carolina
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254 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2016

Penguin Pizza is on the corner of Francis Street and Huntington Avenue, easily accessible from the hospitals. It has a relaxed atmosphere and is a great place to take a lunch break or go for after work drinks. The beer selection is fantastic! The best thing about Penguin, though, is the pizza specials. You can get a specialty slice (1/4... More 

Thank Andrei S
Richmond, Rhode Island
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98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2016

Twice during a recent hospital stay, my family had dinner at Penguin Pizza. It's small, so expect to wait or get there a bit early, but it's worth it. The first night, we had the Honolulu pizza. The toppings may seem a bit spare on some slices, but you can actually eat the pizza with its amazing thin crust this... More 

Thank Luvamoose67
Plattsburgh, New York
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 22, 2016

Good prices.Good service. Not far from the hospital,can walk there from the Envision hotel. Over all good ace

Thank Crystal S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $15
Italian, Pizza, American, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
9:00 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 - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 735 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115-6304
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston
  • Phone Number: 617-277-9200

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