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Green Dragon Tavern

Downtown Boston, Boston
  • Jim A.
    "long before Paul Revere"(3 Tips)
    Jay G.
    "The lobster roll and irish curry fries were both really great."(4 Tips)
    Brian S.
    "Cold beer 🍻 with great bar food 🍴 and tons of history."(2 Tips)
    Allen V.
    "Do not get the Green Dragon Brew!"(2 Tips)
85 Tips and reviews
  • paul revere
  • beer
  • curry fries
  • ton of history
  • blueberry shandy
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  • Fluying ✅.
    Fluying ✅August 28, 2017
    Original location was on Union street and a frequent meeting place for the Sons of Liberty. Its name comes from the large copper dragon sculpture in the front and that oxidized, turning green.
  • Chauga T.
    Chauga TopJuly 23, 2017
    Straight up hard liquor and beer.
  • Ryan N.
    Ryan NixonJuly 13, 2017
    Great scotch selection
  • Sarah N.
    Sarah NixonJuly 7, 2017
    Food was so-so but drink prices were good!
  • Jim A.
    Jim AndersonJanuary 26, 2017
    Try the The Balvenie Double Wood Single Malt Scotch Whisky - The Green Dragon has been fueling rebellion since 1687, long before Paul Revere drank here. #Boston #nevertrump (via @Foodspotting)
  • Rebecca M.
    Rebecca MazzaSeptember 11, 2016
    Don't bother. It's just a bar and they claim it's the oldest bar in Boston but the original burned down
  • Brian S.
    Brian Sticker 🎩August 15, 2016
    Cold beer 🍻 with great bar food 🍴 and tons of history. 8/10/16
  • Sofia P.
    Sofia PapastamelosJuly 12, 2016
    Band was great and pub wasn't uncomfortably packed unlike some of the others in the area.
  • Pete W.
    Pete WilliamsJune 4, 2016
    Boston Brick Red is awesome
  • Kaila S.
    Kaila SchleuApril 23, 2016
    Yes yes yes yes yes. The dive bar of my life.
  • Jackie
    JackieJanuary 17, 2016
    This place smells like a hybrid of butt and chowder. Decently prices beers.
  • Erik C.
    Erik CintronNovember 20, 2015
    The oldest bar in Boston. It's not the original place it moved over. But the history and lore is there. Great quotes align the bar. Bartenders are awesome. Great prices. Decent bar food. Good ol time!
  • Sam M.
    Sam MertinsNovember 2, 2015
    It's moving to sit at the bar and drink a beer. Do it, if for just one.
  • Allen V.
    Allen VoglianoJuly 9, 2015
    Do not get the Green Dragon Brew!
  • Jacob F.
    Jacob FordJune 25, 2015
    The history gets fuzzy about this place in particular, but we do know the Sons of Liberty hung out at a place called the Green Dragon.
  • Jessica A.
    Jessica A.June 20, 2015
    One of the oldest taverns in america! Good draft beers and plenty of live shows.
  • Denis B.
    Denis BelangerJune 10, 2015
    One of the oldest bars
  • michael r.
    michael reyesMarch 4, 2015
    Home of the American Revolution. Get your history on!
  • J. C.
    J. C.January 30, 2015
    Awesome burgers, cocktails, wine and beer.
  • A.D. R.
    A.D. RevelsJanuary 3, 2015
    Good atmosphere in a historic location. They have Magner's Pear Cider too!
  • daniel k.
    daniel kitchenerDecember 27, 2014
    The Irish Curry Cheese Fries are amazing. French Onion soup is a bit bland, but not bad. Seriously, though, get the curry cheese fries. They are fantastic
  • Zach T.
    Zach ThomasDecember 23, 2014
    Good place to grab a drink but good luck getting a table
  • James D.
    James DodgeNovember 25, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    The Onion Soup
  • James C.
    James CNovember 22, 2014
    Drink a Sam Adams where he used to drink and start revolutions.
  • The Naughty Italian Chef
    The Naughty Italian ChefOctober 19, 2014
    Great atmospherebut food... Fries were overcooked in old oil, served cold;the fish and chips was fried in cold old oil, the lobster roll was prepared with a baguette bread. Not great experience
  • Craig D.
    Craig DesmaraisSeptember 24, 2014
    Historically significant tavern in Boston. The original Patriots of Boston are said to have met here to discuss plans for the Tea Party. Now get your drink on and soak up the history with a pint!
  • Andrew O.
    Andrew O'BartonAugust 20, 2014
    Great irish pub. Try the shepherds pie potato skins
  • Bradford R.
    Bradford RileyAugust 16, 2014
    Curry fries are fantastic
  • Katie R.
    Katie R.July 20, 2014
    They SUCK. They didn't serve us water when asked AND the proceeded to not serve us anymore after we had a few drinks and were behaving. I've never been so insulted in a bar before in my entire life.
  • Emily W.
    Emily WilsonJune 17, 2014
    None of my group of six liked the food. Good atmosphere & beer.
  • Santia V.
    Santia ValerioMay 31, 2014
    A great pit stop if you're walking the freedom trail! Interesting history and good apps & drinks. Def try the blueberry shandy!
  • Rachel M.
    Rachel MullDecember 29, 2013
    For anyone from Baltimore: the Dragon Summer Brew is pretty much exactly like Natty Boh.
  • Social N.
    Social News NetworkDecember 2, 2013
    Great place to have a cold Guinness after a trek through the Freedom Trail.
  • Rob F.
    Rob FarleyNovember 23, 2013
    We called and requested a reservation for 5:30pm and arrived at 5:15pm to learn that they don't take reservations! Great small lively pub with good food.
  • Steve B.
    Steve BradshawOctober 3, 2013
    The Shepherds Pie is killer!
  • Katie M.
    Katie McMurraySeptember 15, 2013
    Shipyard pumpkin with a cinnamon sugar rim
  • Jonathan R.
    Jonathan RyanSeptember 1, 2013
    Best Guinness
  • Jon A.
    Jon AnackerAugust 3, 2013
    This place STINKS!
  • Anna R.
    Anna RiveraJuly 24, 2013
    Lots of history in this pub.
  • Snooty Waiter
    Snooty WaiterJuly 18, 2013
    Sits on a cool cobble side street in the north end and next two multiple little bars doing the same thing.
  • Jay G.
    Jay G.July 5, 2013
    The lobster roll and irish curry fries were both really great. Skip the Green Dragon Brew, it's like bud light or something. Cool place, would come back.
  • Allison
    AllisonMay 30, 2013
    The curry fries are out of this world, and the fish and chips are absolutely incredible! Great prices on beer and ton on tap.
  • Andrew M.
    Andrew MattyMay 26, 2013
    Great beers and a ton of history!
  • Evrim G.
    Evrim GurelMay 25, 2013
    Try the lobster roll and Samuel Adamss Boston Brick Ale!
  • Samuel B.
    Samuel BachmanMay 24, 2013
    Friendly Irish staff and a great cover band on weekends - the Swinging Johnsons (at least when I lived in Boston). Good combination of college students and young professionals.
  • Brian C.
    Brian ChabotMay 20, 2013
    Great atmosphere in a beautiful, historis neighborhood, about 2-3 blocks from the original location. (The original was located about on the far side of the parking garage between here & Haymkt T stn)
  • Miguel S.
    Miguel SoaresMay 7, 2013
    Came in later place was dead smelled like stale beer. Sat at the bar and the bartender never even looked over to take a drink order. Got up, left, she never even blinked an eye. Service is terrible.
  • Michael C.
    Michael CavazosMay 6, 2013
    Great Dragon Nachos!!!
  • Christopher S.
    I have to say the Green Dragon House Ale tastes surprising, a lot like Miller Lite! Not a Fan!
  • Clay M.
    Clay MountainApril 29, 2013
    Have the Sam Adams brick red beer...served only in Boston (delicious!)
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