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Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall

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Seaport District / South Boston Waterfront
As featured in 3 Days in Boston
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Address: 306 Northern Ave., Boston, MA
Phone Number: +1 617-456-2322
11:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Wed 11:00 - 19:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 23:00

Please come and visit the brewery! Rich and Dan started Harpoon to make...

Please come and visit the brewery! Rich and Dan started Harpoon to make great beer and welcome beer lovers. That founding spirit lives on every day as we pour pints in the Beer Hall, take visitors on brewery tours, and share our passion for beer with fellow beer lovers.

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Cool Place with Good Beer

We stopped in here twice while visiting Boston. The beer was outstanding. The UFO White is one of my new favorites. The Vanilla Porter was also quite tasty. The only food they... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped in here twice while visiting Boston. The beer was outstanding. The UFO White is one of my new favorites. The Vanilla Porter was also quite tasty. The only food they serve is pretzels though. The service was also good. Make time to stop in here and have a beer if you are in Boston.

Thank 406Foodie
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I went here on a Friday evening with co-workers. Having been to the facility years ago for the tour and tasting, I reluctantly trudged to the far reaches of the Seaport. I was wrong. The updated beer hall is fantastic. They have a wide array of beer offerings and a ton of seating. Great after work atmosphere. Order the pretzels... More 

Thank 30Cros
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Place is cool and beer is great, but service is slack. Bartenders seemed to be mocking us for being tourists.

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Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a nice visit... better than what I expected, and I really suggest everybody to go for that (maybe during the week so that you'll see the "working system"). It doesn't take a long time and it's nice ! We also stayed there after the visit to eat and drink a couple of beers, and I really enjoyed everything...... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place to tour and learn about how beer is made. Food is limited to pretzels but boy are they yummy. Small gift store and refillable growlers.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good pretzels, no other food available. Good beer, busy cattle feel almost. Nice place to catch up with a friend.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quick weekend in Boston...walked over to Harpoon Brewery from Waterfront / Marketplace area. Was a nice 20 minute walk in a beautiful area. Arrived to find a longgggg line of thirsty people waiting to get inside. It was a Saturday afternoon, so I wasn't surprised . it took us nearly an hour to get in and do the tour. Our... More 

Thank SandNSea4me C
Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This brewery has a wide selection of beers to enjoy. They also offer tours. Worth visiting if you're a beer enthusiast.

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Stoneham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is awesome for a group of 15 as we were or a group of 2 which I was the last time I visited....The whole place is just very interesting and yes I will say "cool"....It is local culture and owners are the workers....which again is just so "cool"....The pride of ownership is easy to see and all the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been a fan of Harpoon Beer & specifically the UFO brand for a long time. As a "Friend of Harpoon" online I usually get the inside scoop on festivals and events. A great way to spend an afternoon tasting beer and touring the facility. A first class brewery and excellent way to learn first hand how this great beer... More 

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