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Black Rose

160 State St, Boston, MA 02109-2502
+1 617-742-2286
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Soups
$$ - $$$
160 State St, Boston, MA 02109-2502
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Four of us enjoyed our lunch and also stopped by again for a pint. We made a point of talking to the 2 musicians that were playing that afternoon and talked about places in Ireland and Scotalnd which we were all familar with. Had the...More

Thank Bob D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped by here the last day of our week long visit to Boston. We wish we would have eaten here earlier, because we would have come back several times. I had fish and chips. Fish was wonderful. Very fresh. Lightly battered....More

Thank Martin66Moab_UT
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best places to stop in for a pint or a meal. There is plenty of room and live music almost nightly.

Thank PBruhn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the best!! I am so glad we came here. We both ordered the shepherd's pie. When they first brought it to the table I thought there was no way I could eat it all. It was so wonderful and we each ate every...More

Thank hiskid58
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here twice for lunch. Both meals had excellent service, great selection and was good value. Nice atmosphere and located short walk from aquarium. Breaded chicken burger was excellent with large serve of fries excellent value for $12 as were most sandwiches and specials of...More

Thank Sue K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for a breakfast place near Quincy Market but didn't want a touristy chain like there are in Quincy Market. It is right next to the market and far exceeded our expectations. We've had breakfast in Ireland which is not good so we...More

Thank statsall1
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

This Irish pub was highly recommended and across the street from our hotel, so we went for lunch. One of us had the sheperd’s pie, which he rated 6 out of 10, and I had steak and Guinness stew. There were two chunks of beef,...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

No visit to Boston is complete without a visit to the iconic Black Rose, complete with Irish bartenders and live Irish bands. Enjoyed it so much, returned a second time on a 6 day trip!!! Great service and great fun!!

Thank 4Doc
Reviewed 24 May 2018

Friendly pub in the heart of Boston. Eat in or take out. Good for lunch or dinner and has a lively night-life.

Thank SoCalFrancie
Reviewed 20 May 2018

excellent clam chowder. Lobster roll not worth the money. $26 for a lobster salad roll, and not a generous portion either. I would not recommend it.

Thank avlfoodie2017
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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, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 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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