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Bukowskis Tavern

#354 of 2,365 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
Back Bay
American, Bar, Pub
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50 Dalton St, Ste 4, Boston, MA 02115-3129
+1 617-437-9999
11:30 - 02:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 02:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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Boston, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wife and I came here for lunch. Place was pretty empty at noon. Service was very slow. We got our appetizer and meals at the same time (30mins after ordering ). Burger was decent. Just 1 staff member working and didn't make himself too visible. Would not come back.

Thank JMD1998
Hong Kong, China
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160 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

I walked past and was almost going to give this place a miss. Glad I didn't, friendly place offering a good selection of local taps.

Thank Scott G
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Went here with some coworkers as we were in town for a conference. Great divvy feel. Drinks were good alas my grilled cheese was sub par. Bread that was toasted brown with 2 pieces of cheese and tomato in it. Not grilled just an expensive cheese sandwich with toasted bread. My colleagues enjoyed their hot dogs.

Thank Amy L
St. George, Utah
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98 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped in to have a drink with a friend. Small dive bar and I enjoyed it. Great drink selection. One note, they only take cash.

1 Thank Bill I
South Dakota
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124 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

a 25' foot tavern connected to a parking garage. It was fun. Would return for a wine or beer...No spirits!

Thank WayneSouthDakota
Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

We weren't sure what to expect after seeing some reviews but wanted to see for ourselves. What a great atmosphere, a proper bar, nice beer, cheap as well, visit if you're passing

Thank Gillian J
Madison, Georgia
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300 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Stumbled in w friends for some afternoon drinks and really enjoyed the unpretentious attitude and great beer selection, it changes daily. It is also an ALL CASH operation. Food is limited to your basic bar food although the 4 meatball appetizer and tater tots weren't bad at all. The staff had a bit of an attitude commenting about cheap tippers... More 

Thank Bosox61
Berkeley, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Excellent food, friendly staff, great amenities. The menu is diverse and easy to understand, and the friendly staff are fun!

Thank 507laura_m507
New York City, New York
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79 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Had extremely high hopes for this place especially after reading the reviews. It is extremely tiny and the AC is non-existent on a 100 real feel day. We were there for Craft Beer and they had a Hard Cider takeover, which left no room for craft beer? A Rep was there from a Spanish Cider Company and tried a Pear... More 

Thank Sasquatch78
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

Great sense of humor, great selection of libations. The titles on the food menu were entertaining which was a bonus

Thank Zulma G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Dalton St, Ste 4, Boston, MA 02115-3129
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighbourhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 617-437-9999

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Back Bay

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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 weather, restaurant patio seating is packed with Bostonians and tourists alike soaking up the sunshine and enjoying the food. Commonwealth Ave offers a beautiful stroll down residential tree-lined streets. Keep walking towards the Charles River and enjoy a beautiful view by the water. In warmer months, people run and bike on paths running along the esplanade, and sail and kayak on the Charles River. Boylston street, also full of shops, bars, and restaurants, is the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Head towards Copley Square and check out the Boston Public Library, which is particularly beautiful from the Dartmouth street entrance.
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