We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Walrus & Carpenter

) #630 of 2,437 Restaurants in Boston €€ - €€€ American, Seafood, Soups
200 Faneuil Hall Market Pl, Boston, MA 02109-1634
+1 617-742-1530
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“lobster roll” (18 reviews)
“chowder” (11 reviews)
“oysters” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
200 Faneuil Hall Market Pl, Boston, MA 02109-1634
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (49)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 40 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The whole place was packed and this was just opening so I figured they weren't just cashing in on the tourists to make a quick buck but it was an established eatery, we weren't disappointed, did was excellent chowder and the lobster, oysters seem to...More

Thank Bryan50
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Super good! Creamy but not thick, NE clam chowder. Great herbs and spices make this some really good chowder!

Thank Andy S
Reviewed 20 March 2017

simple but good. chowder was excellent with the lobster roll. a glass of cold wine made it perfect. nothing fancy here but a quick delicious snack or meal in the enclosed hall was quite pleasant

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

While visiting Boston for the first time with my husband and a grandchild I was anxious to try a famed lobster roll. There are many places in the market that sell them but to me seeing a crowd is usually a good sign. I ordered...More

Thank lotsoluff
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We went to Faneuil market on our way from Boston to Vermont. We were just looking around and I saw this little place which looked busy and cozy. I couldn't have been happier with our choice. We repeated the lobster roll because it was that...More

Thank brusselscitygirl
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

We visited on a very busy Saturday and were lucky enough to get a seat. The staff were efficient, friendly and chatty and the chowder was great. There's a few other places in the market and in the surrounding area to get chowder but this...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 6 September 2016

My friend and I visited this place last week. My friend was especially hungry and hankering after a fish supper. She ordered the fisherman's platter ($15.99) and out came a heaped plate of calamari, scallops and white fish with a mountain of fries in record...More

Thank UrbanTraveller F
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Have had the pleasure of knowing the owner of this establishment. Erica...the owner was my roomie in college. She has owned and operated this establishment after purchasing it from her mother who was the original owner. The favorite of mine is the cowda on a...More

Thank Becky P
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Awesome clam chowder in a bread bowl. You cannot go wrong here. The staff was most friendly and the food was outstanding. Highly recommended when at Quincy.

Thank Jed S
Reviewed 15 July 2016

We've eaten at Walrus & Carpenter numerous times over the years. I have always ordered the clam chowder in a bread bowl. I think recently the quality of the chowder has gone down as there seems to be more and more potato and less and...More

Thank BurnsnAllen
Nearby
Downtown
The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with
historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through
one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston
Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling
statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the
pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where,
during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting
children and eager tourists through the pond. Have
...More
Nearby Restaurants
Boston Chowda
299 reviews
.05 km away
Ned Devines Faneuil Hall
398 reviews
.04 km away
Durgin Park
995 reviews
.06 km away
Cheers
843 reviews
.07 km away
Nearby Attractions
Faneuil Hall Marketplace
5,356 reviews
.10 km away
Quincy Market
2,406 reviews
.06 km away
Faneuil Hall Historic Site
523 reviews
.18 km away
Marriott's Custom House
81 reviews
.15 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Walrus & Carpenter staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 Faneuil Hall Market Pl, Boston, MA 02109-1634
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-742-1530
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing