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Black Rose

160 State St, Boston, MA 02109-2502
+1 617-742-2286
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish and chips” (55 reviews)
“shepherd's pie” (31 reviews)
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Soups
$$ - $$$
160 State St, Boston, MA 02109-2502
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good place to stop after passing through Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market. Have some clam chowder and a pint and you are good to go. Good music and kid friendly. Also keep an eye out for lobster specials.

Thank Andrew K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Boston for a week staying at the Marriott Custom House right across the street. We loved the food and the atmosphere so much that we ate here three times during our stay... we especially loved the shepherds pie and clam chowder... their...More

Thank 00Montana00
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in to grab a bowl of chowder and some mussels. The mussels were ok ,the mussels were small in size, the broth was buttery and tasty. The bowl of chowder was good. On the move for more chowder. The interior is great, very authentic!...More

Thank Sharon O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food well prepared and quick! Only 4/5 as the mussels were small. Good atmosphere will return!

Thank Carp2469
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went there for some lunch and was greeted by a lovely lady who showed us to our table and had a quick chat. We ordered a lovely burger, beetroot salad with goats cheese and a shepherds pie. My 11 year old son loved the shepherds...More

Thank Iain W
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and went here during Our vacation to MA to visit his family. We jus happened to stumble across this jewel during our visit to Boston. They have breakfast, lunch & dinner. They even serve beer and drinks with breakfast. We ended up coming...More

Thank DaChic313
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Every time we come to Boston we stop here for a pint of Guinness. The food and drink are all authentic. They have live music every night. Our bartender was also from Ireland.

Thank Climb14ers
Reviewed 27 January 2018

I went to the Black Rose with a small group of friends. We went for late night drinks so I missed out on the food. Instead of a DJ they had an Irish group singing. We went up and danced in front of the stage...More

1  Thank Jenna T
Reviewed 26 January 2018

If you want a irish bar in boston, then you have found it> The food is very authentic and the beer and music take you to a bar in Ireland. It is a must stop in touring Boston.

1  Thank Brian V
Reviewed 24 January 2018

That is great place to visit during the winter and get beer with GUINNESS BEEF STEW! The braised beef, root vegetables and potatoes simmered in Guinness broth is something everyone must try.

1  Thank Vitaly S
The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with
historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through
one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston
Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling
statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the
pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where,
during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting
children and eager tourists through the pond. Have
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Margaret K
3 October 2017|
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Response from Handsome-Young-Lad | Reviewed this property |
18 October 2016|
Response from AcaSusie | Reviewed this property |
Yea up stairs...
Joan T
8 October 2016|
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Response from charnie1 | Reviewed this property |
To be sure , play it safe, make a reservation, (I was there with my wife and seating was not a problem but not many tables that can handle 8).
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 160 State St, Boston, MA 02109-2502
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-742-2286
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