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Southie is a gritty working-class neighborhood on the brink of gentrification.
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good54%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“castle island” (3 reviews)
“south end” (2 reviews)
“green space” (2 reviews)
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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Coming home is always exciting. Seeing family, longtime friends and places we hung out. If you every get to Boston you have to visit the following places. Sullivan's Castle Island And walk the Sugarbowl

Thank Patti R
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Great - off-the-beaten path of Boston. Huge dog friendly area with more parks and green space than you might expect. Each to walk around and each access to T

Thank Joe F
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This is totally biased. My family is from Southy. Great place. Love it, good old southy. Great neighborhoods.

Thank Ben W
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Two totally different areas. South Boston sometimes call the seaport district too does not have the restaurants (Although we did find 1 really great one) that other areas do. Also, it's not real touristy (things to look st). South end is different. Loads of restaurants,...More

Thank wasntme58
Reviewed 24 May 2016

If you're exploring the real South End, then you know it's not the South Shore (some people here are confusing the two). The South End is a place of neighborhoods. No beaches here but there the beautiful Victorians. Better than it used to be &...More

Thank RonL40
Reviewed 28 October 2015

My husband and I recently moved to Boston (to the North End) and every weekend, we choose a different neighborhood to explore. Last week we walked all along the Seaport District. Checking out the Moakley Courthouse was pretty cool and potentially, it would be a...More

Thank Niki B
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

Came here for dinner, had done drinks then hung out at the beach for a bit. Nicely maintained, little on the chilly side but it's a beach in Boston you can't complain to much. Cool neighborhood reminds me of home with the neighborhood bars that...More

Thank wick1979
Reviewed 28 September 2014

my wife and I live in south Boston. this month September marks our 25th year. we have made many friends in southie. it is convenient to the bus stop, markets and pharmacy. we have found that some people who were born raised and still live...More

2  Thank aland459
Reviewed 6 July 2014

we took the Amtrak to south station in boston ma on our way to salem ma. arrived at the boston station. 1st employee I asked about directions/instructions to salem tells me "I don't know". 2nd employee tells us "I don't know, follow that man over...More

6  Thank delia g
Reviewed 9 May 2013

I'm a Boston native. While living in the city has it perks sometimes I enjoy my alone time. South Boston is a great place to enjoy that time, because it's near the water, plenty of restaurants and plenty of relaxation.

5  Thank vintagegirl4
Nearby Restaurants
Publico Street Bistro
7 reviews
.53 km away
Sidewalk Cafe
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.47 km away
The Paramount
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.31 km away
L Street Diner & Pizzeria
19 reviews
.49 km away
Nearby Attractions
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Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
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1.14 km away
The Lawn on D
41 reviews
.94 km away
Trillium Brewing Company
43 reviews
1.57 km away
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