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The Lower Depths

) #658 of 2,408 Restaurants in Boston American, ,
476 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215-2712
+1 617-266-6662
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good56%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tots” (6 reviews)
“nachos” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
476 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215-2712
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

Server was very helpful and friendly. Food was pretty good too. Tots were excellent...Would highly recommend. We liked the idea of adding our choice of a large selection of toppings on to our hotdogs.

Thank MjF008
Reviewed 26 August 2016

My friend and I were walking around looking for a place to have a quick dinner before a concert at Fenway. We stumbled across this bar downstairs on Commonwealth and decided to try it out. The burger I had was big and delicious and so...More

Thank carolesau
Reviewed 19 August 2016

My friends and I love the Lower Depths since they have an amazing food and beer list, but this last experience was a bit of a let down. We stopped in on a Thursday night, not realizing that there was a big concert at Fenway,...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Every time I'm in this area before a show I go here. The drinks are good and a nice selection of beer. The food is an upscale casual. But not pricey. And the vibe just gets me in the mood to go rock out and...More

Thank Nate080411
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We made this the meet up place for a bunch of people coming to the Dead & Company shows at Fenway. It served the purpose and we had fun. Upside: great beer! Downside: tight space, very crowded.

Thank W P
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Not a fancy place, but a good place to drop by for beverages. We did not eat, so I can't comment on the food. The atmosphere was up-beat, and the staff attentive.

Thank Cadillacjay
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Close to Fenway but far enough away to not be crazy before a game. Cash only but great beer and tasty casual food selection. The pork quesadillas were excellent. Indoor and outdoor dining available and the service was efficient. Look for the blue sign near...More

Thank cubiclegirl
Reviewed 9 April 2016

After a fiasco at Gyu Kaku in both Brookline and Harvard Square, my girlfriend decided to go to Lower Depths for dinner and beers. This is always one of our favorite local places since the food is amazing, the beer list is extensive and the...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 7 April 2016

We passed by this place and decided to give it a try as we had been walking for hours and needed a drink. Beer is bottled but a really good choice. We also shared a place of Nachos with chilli and it was absolutely delicious.....but...More

Thank Rebecca T
Reviewed 29 March 2016

When visiting Boston, our friends who live in Boston suggested we meet up here for a bite and beer before the Red Sox game. It's walking distance to the park btw. Lots of tasty dishes - TOTS. Lots of yummy tots. Impressive and diverse beer...More

Thank Lorin A
Fenway / Kenmore
The Curse of the Bambino may have ended years ago, but
loyal Red Sox fans will continue to infiltrate this
home to historic Fenway Park, where you can find
victory banners, people yelling in stereotypical
Boston accents, and lots of sports bars. Located
within Kenmore Square, the old gas station Citgo sign
is another Boston skyline classic seen throughout the
city. In addition to a hectic and diehard sports
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 476 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215-2712
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Fenway / Kenmore
  • Neighbourhood: Fenway / Kenmore
  • Phone Number: +1 617-266-6662
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