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Bukowski's Tavern

50 Dalton St, Boston, MA 02115-3129
+1 617-437-9999
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So, so bad

Basically walked in and the bar staff were congregated in the corner away from the customers and... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
Inverness, United Kingdom
via mobile
Beers, tots, great tunes, great staff

We had the white trash poutine tots which were fabulous. Perfect spot for a beer or several. Yes... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2017
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
29 Jun 2017
“Beers, tots, great tunes, great staff”
3 Nov 2016
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
50 Dalton St, Boston, MA 02115-3129
Back Bay
+1 617-437-9999
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Basically walked in and the bar staff were congregated in the corner away from the customers and took my order with the minimum of chat. Couldn't work out why they were sniggering and then this young dude started asking me repeatedly stupid questions. I sussed...More

Thank daddyjoyjoyz
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We had the white trash poutine tots which were fabulous. Perfect spot for a beer or several. Yes, it's a little dark, and you have to use cash. Why either if these would be a turn off??? I have no idea. Also, pedi cabs were...More

Thank genapeone
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

This is the least assuming bar in the world but we'll worth a visit. Bukowski's is built into the bottom of a multi storey car park on Dalton just off Boyston where the I90 joins. It is long and narrow and a "classically lit" bar...More

Thank Joe H
Reviewed 4 May 2017

I've visited a lot of pubs, bars and taverns and this one stands out as the worst. The best thing about this place is the selection of beer, which would have made my visit somewhat interesting if it was not essentially pitch dark in there....More

Thank LadyBugLady
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

We had buffalo chicken balls and they were very good. We had a Chicago dog and mad dogs. The food was good but it was very loud. Service started out questionable but she turned it around. They have some really interesting food. You can not...More

Thank zanblue888
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

First, note that they only accept cash. There is a small sign at the entrance, but no mention of it until they bring you the bill. This restaurant is very dark, but not dark enough to hide the fact that my medium-well hamburger was dark...More

Thank long4travel
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Nice little pub with good music and beer selection. Definitely a hole in the wall. Does not take credit card but has an ATM.

Thank Matt G
Reviewed 2 October 2016

I go to Bukowski's at least once a week, sometimes more. The beer selection is awesome...over 160 brews on tap, cask bottle or can. The food is also great! Best grilled hot dogs (and rolls) I've have since the old Montreal Forum. Their staff is...More

Thank _husseybobkat
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Went for a lunch and a beer, had a good time. It is a Boston old joint that will always be there. 100 beer club!

Thank Ed M
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

I love this place. It's small and dark and historic. Everything that you'd want in a bar. And they have PBR on tap! They do not allow anyone in who is under 21, so do not bring your kids.

Thank AndyB5542
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