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The Abbey

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Certificate of Excellence

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Certificate of Excellence2014 - 2018 Winner

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smoked cod fritters, chipotle aioli
deviled bacon and eggs
sausage and pepper spring roll, spicy aioli
crispy buffalo pork belly, blue cheese
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
American, Bar, Pub
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived in Boston and the first night we found The Abbey. It was busy but we found a table by the window. The service was very good, a drink arrived within no time, a lovely pint of wheat beer. The food was excellent, a good...More

Thank Pegers
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

The Abbey has an excellent kitchen with much higher quality dishes than you would expect from a pub, good beer selection too. Really recommend it.

Thank theeggert
Reviewed September 13, 2018

Really like the ambiance of this place, but it is so small and the service was slow. My drink + dinner was delicious, though. And I recommend the cod fritters appetizer - although small, it was tasty.

10  Thank cbrogs
Reviewed September 5, 2018

This is my third year going to The Abbey for my birthday dinner and, as always, I wasn't disappointed. The food was delicious, the staff were friendly, and it was an overall delight. It's also a great place to bring your assistance dog. I've never...More

5  Thank simplykaterinarose
Reviewed September 4, 2018

Food was very surprising noting the bar ambience with poor lighting. Looked a bit of a dive when entering. Staff were great. Music in the background (Clash and that genre) perfect. Did I say the food was excellent. Will definitely return.

Thank TourMD
Reviewed September 1, 2018

Try the bison bolognese. We shared twice during our three-day stay just down the road. Easy to get to from the "T."

Thank Mike W
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

I had a very nice meal there with a relative. All the food was delicious. I had the gin lemonade which was not too sweet. It was strong and very refreshing. When I got back to my hotel I realized I left my credit card...More

Thank P J
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

Nice place with a great menu. Good service. Have enjoyed our stay here. It’s an area with a lot of good restaurants. We also enjoyed Barcelona which is on the opposite side of the road.

Thank Jos H
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

What a find! Small but perfectly formed, this nicely lit, friendly bar and restaurant is a gem. Named aaafter The Abbey Theatre in qWqaaDublin, they take pride in their Guinness which is very good indeed. Rotating seasonal brews and great cocktails include a fabulous Rhubarb...More

Thank 803heleng
Reviewed June 19, 2018

This place truly is the Cheers of Washington Square. Friendly customers, knowledgable staff, and high quality food make this a perfect neighborhood local. It's cozy searing and warm lighting also makes this the perfect place for date night. Because the food is so spot on,...More

1  Thank Allie D
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Pauline P
July 14, 2018|
Response from 803heleng | Reviewed this property |
They don’t take reservations at all. Be prepared to put your name down for a table as soon as you walk in the door, and have a drink at the bar while you wait.
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