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The Avenue

129 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA 02116
+1 617-782-9508
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“dive bar” (2 reviews)
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129 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA 02116
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The Avenue has great deals on chicken wings 20 for $10. They have pretty good burgers. Basic bar food on the menu. Pretty decent draft selection and prices.

Thank Eric b
Reviewed 4 September 2017

I've reviewed the Ave in the past, and I still stand firm that it is amazing. It was my regular dive bar in college, and while they've made improvements and aren't a dive bar anymore, it's still my favorite. The beer selection is great and...More

Thank Evan F
Reviewed 13 August 2017

The 2 $ burger with a side of waffle fries from 10pm-2am is a late night ritual of mine. The prices are truly unbeatable and the food is surprisingly very good. The nachos are average.

Thank Vyshedsky
Reviewed 21 April 2016

No frills, but the beer selection is great, the food is delicious & the prices cannot be beat! I would definitely go back there. I had a great time!

Thank Jgraves700
Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

A decent sized bar with great drafts, cheap burgers, and a nice downstairs area in the basement. New and clean for a Brighton bar.

Thank HamCol1812
Reviewed 7 August 2013

We stumbled into the Avenue after driving up from DC/MD/Philly, respectively, and were quite pleased at the fairly large and unique draft beer selection (mostly local brews but others too) and the food menu, which focuses mostly on inexpensive, 4 oz. burgers. Luckily, we arrived...More

Thank ehhviino
Reviewed 6 June 2013 via mobile

One dollar burgers all day on Mondays and everyday after 10pm. They're decently sized, come with lettuce, tomato and special sauce, and are actually pretty tasty. There are specials every other night on other items from their tiny bar menu- seriously it's like 7 items...More

Thank emill4872
Reviewed 20 May 2012 via mobile

The pizza and wings were very good, with pricing between $7-$15. I will definitely be back to try other things!

Thank blucebald90
Back Bay
Wander around this quintessential neighborhood in the
heart of Boston for high-end shops, restaurants, and
the feeling of city bustle. Its most identifiable
skyscrapers, the Prudential Center and John Hancock
Tower, are highlights of the city skyline. Visit
Newbury street to explore unique and trendy boutiques
– as well as every other kind of store imaginable –
all housed in beautiful brownstone buildings. In nice
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US$20 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA 02116
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighbourhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 617-782-9508
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