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Sullivan's Tap

#1,143 of 2,499 Restaurants in Boston
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168 Canal St, Boston, MA 02114-1805
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good40%
  • Average28%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“great dive” (4 reviews)
“celtics game” (4 reviews)
“longest bar” (3 reviews)
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168 Canal St, Boston, MA 02114-1805
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1 - 10 of 44 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were actually looking for an old dive bar and found it. This place has been in business for 80 years so they're not about to change anything. We shot down ordered a couple beers from a gentleman early in the day and the place...More

Thank conchyjoe1967
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

This is the place to go before games at the gahden if you want to be with the real fans! Don’t expect people to be nice to you if you wear an out of town jersey in here! It is a grungy place but i...More

Thank Carp2469
Reviewed 6 February 2018

Always a great spot for a quick drink and a little people watching before the game. Might seem a little crazy but the bartenders will get to you

Thank Goanywhere28
Reviewed 4 January 2018

We needed to get off our feet and out of the cold. Great little sports bar with good drinks and good games on the tube.

Thank Kathrin C
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Visited for a beer after the Celtics game. It was busy which is to be expected. The beer was cheap. My bottle had a disgusting smell so I expect it wasn't very clean. It's ok for a swift one but wouldn't of wanted to stay...More

Thank Charlie J
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Sullivan's is crowded and cash only, but it's still my favorite place to grab a drink before anything going on at the garden. It's a great dive bar, beer is cheap, and it's convenient.

Thank Julia G
Reviewed 25 March 2017

i went there on a Sunday afternoon the too behind the bar were crying about not making any money i try to joke with them and they acted like too little girls north station was dead they gave me a drinker a hard time i...More

Thank jacknelly
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We had a great time after a hockey game at the Garden. 10 of us were there, and since the bar is so long - maybe the longest bar in Boston! - it is easy to accommodate everyone. Enjoyed it and the people.

Thank Alicat1964
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Near the garden, cash only- so be prepared and nothing pretentious...but plenty of Tv's and Boston memorabilia... skanky bathrooms and old style backless bar stools-but it's Boston and a decent pour on drinks -

Thank Christine D
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went their Thursday 9th of March 2017 to us the most important thing is a bar tender with a good personality who ever was bartender had zero people skills I got a beer it was fine and my wife got a...More

Thank davidbrook208
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Pub, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Monday
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Friday
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 168 Canal St, Boston, MA 02114-1805
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston
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