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Penguin Pizza

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Italian, Pizza, American, Gastropub
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735 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115-6304
617-277-9200
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9:00 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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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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!

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Thank Adry V
Lee, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 

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Thank shellycat17
Belmont, Massachusetts
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216 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

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Thank Michael W
Vermont
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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

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Thank zelda
Boston, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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!

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Thank Rich S
Clemmons, North Carolina
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218 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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 

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Thank Andrei S
Richmond, Rhode Island
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134 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars 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 

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Thank Luvamoose67
Plattsburgh, New York
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

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

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Thank Crystal S
Monmouth Beach, New Jersey
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189 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

Very hard to find "real" pizza like in NJ/NY, but here is where you can find it. And to top it off the beer selection with beers on tap and craft beers is nice and long. Service was good and server knew about the beers and assisted in my selection. A must for pizza and beer lovers!

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Thank Elley H
Hamilton, New Zealand
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110 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

Love this place. Massive beer selection and the staff know what they're talking about of you aren't sure what to drink. I would've given 5 stars, but the meals weren't as good the last time I went. Usually they are really good. Best place to sit is either at the bar, or in the restaurant. The window seat seems cool,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $15
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, American, Gastropub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
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?