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Alibi Bar and Lounge

#573 of 2,513 Restaurants in Boston
€€ - €€€, American
215 Charles St, Boston, MA 02114-3001
+1 857-241-1144
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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Bar, American
€€ - €€€
215 Charles St, Boston, MA 02114-3001
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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

My girlfirend emailed in advance to reserve a table as it was my birthday. She got no reply. Should have given up then! Waitress behind the bar was the most unfriendliest person we met on our trip. We asked her for a menu and she...More

Thank ulinbac
Reviewed 23 August 2017

The terrace in the summer is a good place to stop for a drink. The cocktails are a bit pricey though, beers are average. We didn't get the best service though.

Thank Ester C
Reviewed 14 August 2017

The Alibi Lounge is open from 5 pm to 2 am and is in the old “drunk tank” of what was Boston’s historic Charles Street Jail. Alibi is a hot spot for cocktails and late night snacking. Original bluestone floors and brick cell walls set...More

Thank Loves2Research
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Very nice cocktail list, not an extensive wine list. We love the mug shots on the walls of big stars who were actually arrested, from Al Pacino and Frank Sinatra to Justin Bieber and Lindsay Lohan - their offenses are listed, as well as their...More

Thank lexmiller
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

"Show me your room key!", is how we were greeted upon entering the hotel to get to the bar. Big dudes keeping the riff raft out I guess, but also be jerks to legitimate customers wanting to spend some money at the bar. Sat down...More

Thank DanCast
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Good place to have a drink and some fun. The building structure, remembering a prision, is fantastic. Good snacks.

1  Thank Fabio Thadeu F
Reviewed 21 March 2017

What a cool bar! We decided to check it out after a recommendation by a local and it did not disappoint. The cocktails were amazing and the bar woman was so helpful in recommending which ones to have and also explaining all the different drinks...More

Thank Gemma K
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We had drinks here the night before our party, great. The party was fantastic, drinks were good, good variety of house drinks. There was plenty of food brought around and at various stations. All were very good, fresh and tasty.

1  Thank Khris B
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This campy bar /lounge offers a little bit of history it was actually a jail and shares famous celebrity mug shot. I do not believe any spent time behind their bars

1  Thank Rick M
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Very interesting architectural / historical features help start the conversation. Service was very good and the drinks were very good to.

1  Thank Ned M
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14 August 2016|
Response from lip89 | Reviewed this property |
they dont card at the door until 9pm at night but I would say before that you should be fine
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Bar, American
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Seating, Valet Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 Charles St, Boston, MA 02114-3001
  • Public Transportation: The Charles MGH stop on the Red line
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston
  • Phone Number: +1 857-241-1144
  • E-mail
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