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Beantown Pub

Beantown Pub

Downtown Boston, Boston
  • Sunshine B.
    "Excellent authentic lobster roll"(9 Tips)
    Ryan M.
    "Great place to stop before the Freedom Trail"(2 Tips)
    "Ask for Dermot he rocks - best bartender ever!"(2 Tips)
    Travis A. B.
    "Paul revere sandwich is great."(2 Tips)
111 Tips and reviews
  • freedom trail
  • lobster rolls
  • french fries
  • beer
  • sandwiches
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  • Craig D.
    Craig DesmaraisSeptember 16, 2014
    Smallish bar with a lively afterwork crowd. Great before a show at the Orpheum. The only place in Boston where you can have a Sam Adams across from his grave.
  • Julie C.
    Julie ColganJuly 17, 2013
    Get the nachos with chili - they're epic! But don't touch the top plate because it'll burn flesh in a millisecond. You've been warned.
  • Noah F.
    Great place to have a drink downtown Boston, the music was just aweful when we were there. Grab a Sam Adams and look across the street at Sam Adams grave.
  • J ason B.
    J ason BDecember 28, 2014
    Popular with tourists right next to Suffolk University, Boston Common, The Freedom Trail, Granary Burial Ground (Paul Revere and other notable dead people). Good beer and service.
  • Kara O.
    Kara OvercasherNovember 3, 2012
    Great place! Reminds us of a few hometown pubs in Cleveland!!! Asked if they would have the browns game on an didn't get a snappy witty comment back!!! We will definitely be in to watch our browns!!!
  • Ryan H.
    Ryan HebdaJune 15, 2014
    They serve a handful of Sam Adams beers that you can only get in Boston, including one they brew specifically for the pub. Server with a Scottish accent...yep :-)
  • Ericka S.
    Ericka SchumacherMay 26, 2014
    Probably one of the most underrated lobster roll in Boston. It is literally a whole lobster and not weighed down with mayo. Sooooo delicious!
  • Sumner V.
    Sumner VanderhoofDecember 29, 2012
    This is not a hot night spot. If you stay there till closing they have a "freeze out" where they open all the windows and doors in the middle of winter and try to kick you out. Very aggressive people
  • Paul H.
    Paul HeadleyOctober 12, 2015
    This would be my neighborhood bar if I lived downtown. Typical bar fare, but the beers are where it's at.
  • Andrew B.
    Andrew BurgessMarch 28, 2015
    The BBQ Wings here have a little bit of a spicy kick to them, love them :-)
  • William T.
    William TurkOctober 14, 2011
    Mike the bartender is a solid guy- knows the menu, great service and provides great recs for places to go in the area
  • Matt S.
    Matt SApril 3, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Tunnel past the bar, down to the pool tables, and up to the other side. Usually way less crowded there.
  • Allie M.
    Allie MartiniAugust 11, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Dermot makes the bloody mary mix from scratch (the secret ingredient is A1 sauce!). Nothing like a grilled cheese at 12:55- they serve till 1am!
  • Paul R.
    Paul RobinsonNovember 10, 2013
    Good food and fun people there if you have a sandwich share it because it big and good way to save money
  • Heather F.
    Heather FarrellJanuary 31, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    The chicken burger is Devine and Bonnie is absolutely the beat bar tender in the world!!!
  • Kristen H.
    Kristen HaleyDecember 4, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the sweet potato fries but ask for the side! If you get the full order it's like $7 but the side is more than enough for only $2.50.
  • Foxytk23
    Foxytk23August 2, 2013
    Went here when I was in college. Will the bartender is great. Tell him "to cream sent u!!"
  • Amir M.
    Amir McManusOctober 13, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    I want to like this place. The food is above decent. But the hostess Peachy is anything but peachy and the waitress' will forget you and your order. It took 10 minutes just to get some drinks.
  • Eric S.
    Eric StoneApril 19, 2014
    The XXX Buffalo Wings are subtle at first, but they'll get you. Bahlee dat.
  • Lindsay D.
    Lindsay DomaasAugust 31, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    The only place in the world you can enjoy a cold Sam Adams in front of a cold Sam Adams!
  • Tommy H.
    Tommy HuntMarch 16, 2014
    The cheese fries come with gravy for dipping. Phenomenal
  • Mark B.
    Mark BatesApril 7, 2010
    The Paul Revere sandwich is just insane. Pastrami & corned beef. Amazing. Becareful though they charge for soda refills which is a bit cheap if you ask me. They should be free.
  • Jaime A.
    Jaime ArangoJune 10, 2013
    Nice place to drink some craft beers and eat the lobster foot long
  • Jen D.
    Jen D.May 28, 2013
    Mike the Bartender is the best. And they play great 90's jams.
  • Alexandra M.
    Alexandra McKirkzzFebruary 18, 2012
    Lobster Roll is outstanding! Plus you can have a cold Sam Adams across from THE cold Sam Adams!
  • Maria M.
    Maria MorrisJuly 12, 2011
    Try the bean dip if seeking an app to share. Breakfast and bloody marys also available any day of the week.
  • Jessica
    JessicaMarch 17, 2015
    Oldie, but always a goodie. Great spot for a pre show beer.
  • Ro F.
    Ro FloApril 7, 2013
    Btw: We're in the Beantown Pub right now. And they are blasting the Thong Song at top volume.
  • Nicholas S.
    Burger and lobster roll were good enough to Warren a second visit
  • Dana W.
    Dana Worby-RobinsonMarch 20, 2014
    If you need to charge your phone, electronic outlets are only behind the bar.
  • Maxence D.
    Maxence DellacherieNovember 19, 2013
    Cool pub with pool table backroom (6 tables) ! 2$ a game
  • Douglas T.
    Douglas ToomerNovember 26, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    The cheesy fries are awesome with Bacon bits!
  • TJ M.
    TJ McDonaldAugust 20, 2014
    I saw zombie Sam Adams across the street and came here for cover. However, I found myself surrounded by more Sam Adams. I CAN'T ESCAPE! !!
  • Adrian J.
    Adrian JohnsonJune 6, 2011
    Try the The Paul Reevere - A pastrami sandwich. It was delicious. With a side of baked bean it was a perfect Boston treat.
  • Javier A.
    Javier AMarch 14, 2012
    Highly recommend the cheese fries and gravy. Delicious!
  • Jerry L.
    Jerry LukensApril 20, 2014
    Ask for Bonnie. She made our afternoon! Great time!!!
  • Jason
    JasonJune 19, 2015
    You HAVE to order a Sam Adams!
  • Dave H.
    Dave HankinsJuly 7, 2013
    Sam Adams Beantown Ale is brewed exclusively for the Beantown pub.
  • Jason B.
    Jason BoucherNovember 19, 2011
    Enjoy a Sam Adams on tap while looking at the resting place of our great patriot and brewer!
  • Julie C.
    Julie ColganNovember 3, 2011
    Get the nachos with chili - you won't be disappointed!
  • Ryan M.
    Ryan M.January 14, 2012
    Great atmosphere, cold beer. Great place to stop before the Freedom Trail
  • Evan O.
    Evan OchsApril 17, 2011
    The only place in the world where you can have a cold Sam Adams while looking at a cold (dead) Sam Adams
  • Andy E.
    Andy EllisApril 12, 2012
    Lots of pool tables in the back, weirdly prone to play country music.
  • Brian M.
    Brian ManningJuly 29, 2015
    Pool in the back of you can get a table.
  • Travis A. B.
    Travis A. BakerOctober 9, 2010
    Paul revere sandwich is great. Potato salad is weak but potato skins are awesome.
  • Nicholas V.
    Nicholas VantzelfdeSeptember 13, 2010
    Order the cheese fries, especially after a couple of cocktails. Soo good. Soo cheesy
  • Yash A.
    Yash AdukiaJanuary 9, 2014
    Not really happening because of the weather. Too cold. But I guess it's pretty good during other times of the year. Good service n staff
  • Adam F.
    Adam FordJune 2, 2013
    The men's room was obviously no laid out by a man. No urinals should ever be that close to each other without a divider.
  • Heather F.
    Heather FarrellJune 26, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    The bruschetta is sooo great!!! Cheers sam!!!
  • Stuart K.
    Stuart KuntzApril 27
    Good burger, but mediocre fries. Atmosphere a bit too frat party for my taste.
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