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M. J. O'Connor's Irish Pub

27 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA 02116-3907
+1 617-482-2255
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good42%
  • Average22%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“beef stew” (9 reviews)
“fish and chips” (26 reviews)
“shepards pie” (4 reviews)
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
27 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA 02116-3907
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice spot to watch the game and grab a pint with friends. We did manage to get an awkward seat where we weren’t served by the waitstaff or the bartender, requiring a trip to stand and wait to be served. Which takes awhile when ordering...More

Thank Butch B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In Boston for business and decided to check out MJ O’Connor’s. I read that they have awesome clam chowder, and the reviews were right it was great. I had the fish n chips and it was fresh and very tasty. The service was very good...More

Thank Dan P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing special about this place. Nice pub in Boston. Food was satisfactory and service was acceptable.

Thank iliketravel99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best clam chowder and Guinness onion soup. The hamburger was good but very dry. Thousand island dressing, onion and a pickle would have helped make it worth while but our server never came back until she dropped off the check.

Thank RaeMc69
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really? Clam Chowda at an Irish pub? Absolutely! The best we had in Boston during our stay! We went early (before noon) and had excellent service. Great salad . Great service.

Thank Kjgolden
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate the first night in another restaurant, on leaving we asked our server were he would go for a drink, he told us he takes his wife to this bar...so we gave it a try.. We went back for the next 3 days Friendly...More

Thank Peter J
Reviewed 16 September 2017

A great pub with a good atmosphere. Nice range of drinks at very reasonable prices, a good range of different food, very good quality and nice sized portions, served by friendly staff who attend to all your needs

Thank richardJ5158RB
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Went here for lunch on our first day in Boston because it was close to our hotel. We had their award winning clam chowder and it was very good. So we went back the next afternoon to watch football and eat some snacks. This time...More

Thank littledarlinseattle
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

This bar was very near our hotel and was recommended by them.We were not disappointed on our two visits here where each night there was a specials menu available as well as normal fare.Prices were reasonable for the area and food was cooked very well...More

Thank lynnbaz
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Stoped in for dinner and a night cap while staying at the Park Plaza. We were not disappointed. The food was good and the service was excellent. I like the creamy chowder and atmosphere. The night cap was costly but I got what I wanted...More

Thank Jimmie H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
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
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
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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MJ O'Connor's is a modern Irish pub where you can gather with friends to linger over an inventive menu and late night bites. Grab a seat at our lively bar or relax in our cozy dining room for a modern take on traditional pub dining.
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