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M. J. O'Connor's Irish Pub

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27 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA 02116-3907
+1 617-482-2255
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11:30 - 02:00
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Sun 10:00 - 02:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited on St Patricks day and had a ball. Good selection of beers and spirits and good humoured and friendly staff

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Thank claremacdougall
New York
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you don't want to spend a lot on a cocktail, this is your place. Good music (top40's) drinks was good. I didn't eat there.

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Thank Janei M
Belrose, Australia
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46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Given that the Pub was just around the corner and we've walked passed it going to different tours. We went in for dinner and it was great. The staff were friendly and the food was good too.

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Thank Geoffrey K
Harvard, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Wonderful food and great selection of beers on tap. Everything from bar food to full dinners and great sweets to end the meal. Highly recommend.

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Thank Maureen G
Naugatuck, Connecticut
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Great environment and bar scene. However my panini was an 'inside out' hotdog bun that was toasted and pressed. Good tater tots. Definitely a pub for drinks and maybe appetizers that's it.

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Thank Alizah R
New Hampshire Lakes Region, New Hampshire
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

We went there after the super bowl parade.. they were swamped but managed to keep up. Drinks were there when needed and food was there in a reasonable time considering how busy they were! Good was very good as was the service!!! No complaints!!

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Thank frank5182016
Spring Hill, Florida
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

After walking back from the Boston Opera House, we decided to stop here for a couple of Sam Adams. The staff was very friendly and the crowd it attracted was as well. Being up from Florida, I felt very welcome at this pub. Also, the prices were reasonable for its location in downtown Boston.

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Thank Jesse G
Kent, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

This lovely Irish pub was in close walking distance to our hotel and due to the varied menu we ended up eating there 3 times! Staff were very friendly and accommodating.

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Thank timiho
Millis, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

You all were great for making reservations and the food was wonderful. We were there new years eve and it was a great time.

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Thank Ann A
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Visited twice as a solo traveller, good table service if eating (reasonable quality and prices), bar stools always busy, but grab one if you can and enjoy the pretzels and Guinness dip appetisers during the early happy hour. Lacks the genuine Irish charm only a live band can give but worth a visit if staying nearby (such as the Park... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15
Cuisine
American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 02:00
Monday
11:30 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 02:00
Thursday
11:30 - 02:00
Friday
11:30 - 02:00
Saturday
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA 02116-3907
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-482-2255

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