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The Black Rose

160 State St, Boston, MA 02109-2502
+1 617-742-2286
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Guinness and great pub food

We dropped in here for a late lunch after a harbour cruise. It was very busy but space was found at... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Bondi_Phil
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Bondi, Australia
Great pub food!

Lots not eating, just enjoying the Guinness, but we came for dinner! Chicken Pot pie was good... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
578leahs
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Salley, South Carolina
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“irish pub” (49 reviews)
“shepherds pie” (23 reviews)
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160 State St, Boston, MA 02109-2502
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Reviewed yesterday

We dropped in here for a late lunch after a harbour cruise. It was very busy but space was found at the bar and we had a drink and a pleasant conversation with the Irish barmaid. We soon got a table and I could not...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lots not eating, just enjoying the Guinness, but we came for dinner! Chicken Pot pie was good, loved the pastry topping, would recommend that they season the filling with more salt! My son got the bangers and mash, it was tasty. He was a little...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Dropped in here one morning with girlfriends and on vacation. The staff was super friendly and the mimosas were delish!

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Even with the disappointing score, this place was great. Friendly staff and superb food especially the clam chowder.

Thank Lisa D
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was so good my fav was the chowder we ate there Everynite of our 3 day close to where we stayed long wharf short walk staff was great the manager was awesome. Were back

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had just came back from Salem via a ferry ride and decided to give it a go. We love Irish food and the atmospheres. The Ruben sandwich and salmon sandwich both were great. We were going to try the shepherds pie...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Somehow anytime I’m in Boston I end up at the Black Rose. Nice atmosphere and I always have fun. Perhaps it’s the whiskey? Bartenders are always knowledgeable and can find a whiskey to suit your tastes. Cheers!

Thank Meconome
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called before going on a 7pm ghost tour and was told the kitchen was open until 10pm. Arrived at 9:30 and was told the kitchen was closed. When I complained the rude young man at the door said we could "go eat at subway down...More

1  Thank davidgcampbell
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Reviewed 31 May 2018

Live music was good. Crab cakes and beer were great! Lively place close to many hotels, including the Harborside Inn.

1  Thank mprochn
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

This place is a great Irish pub. They know how to pour a great Guinness beer. They have Harp on tap. Its very irish, only difference from a typical Irish bar tends to be smaller. There is always live music. They play lots of traditional...More

Thank Michael C
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