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Figs on Beacon Hill

#172 of 2,383 Restaurants in Boston
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Neighbourhood:
Beacon Hill
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42 Charles St, Boston, MA 02114
+1 617 742 3447
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11:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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781 reviews
317 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 274 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

We remembered this restaurant on Charles Street from our last trip to Boston in 1999 when we stayed on nearby Beacon Hill. I had thought at that time they were up there with the best pizzas I'd ever had. Would they still be? The answer was yes. Their motto was " never trust a round Pizza". They serve them on... More 

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Thank Lavarcham
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28 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

When I'm in Boston this is one place where I'm used to stop for lunch or dinner. Pizza is good, and the place is always full.

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Norwell, Massachusetts
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87 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Love this tiny spot on charming Charles street - the food is delicious. The pizza is what they're most known for... We have had salad with chicken, the chicken left a little to be desired as it was just a thin cutlet( never a fan of that). sitting at the bar is almost more enjoyable in my opinion, you get... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Really nice pizza place....Charles Street is a lovely part of Boston. It is our go to place for Pizza when visiting the city!!

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Chicago, Illinois
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63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

My husband and I love the Fig & Olive in mid-town Manhattan. Figs (also by Todd English) is a more casual, pizza-focused joint tucked in a storefront on Charles St. not too far a walk from the Liberty Hotel or Charles St. T stop. I enjoyed a lovely glass of Prosecco (or 2) and split a flatbread/pizza and delicious peach... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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73 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

First time visiting Boston and the friends we were with said this was a must. They were right! We were fortunate that the 4 of us walking in were able to get seated during lunch hour. We probably ended up with the best seats in the house in the back where we were able to watch the guy make some... More 

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Overland Park, Kansas
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I was with a group in town for a wedding. After walking the freedom trail and Boston Commons we headed out to find a place to eat. We agreed on Figs and walked in and were seated immediately. We had a group of 7 people and a 2 year old. Once we were seated the whole place started to fill... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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74 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Their motto to "never trust a round pizza" may be true! Their rectangular pies are thin and terrific, and you can try two different kinds by doing a half-and-half pizza. Spaghetti and meatballs were delicious but not overwhelming. The bread and salad were delicious. Reasonable prices. A find in a city of great restaurants

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Thank Jason B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

The pizzas are undeniably excellent. Personally i hate truffles, but for the people who love it, their mac&cheese with truffles is very good. The only reason i didn't give them a 5 is because of the manager and waiters attitude. I had the impression i was bothering them.

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Dublin, Ireland
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We saw this place on trip advisor and the pictures of the food looked so good we had to try the place itself. You will not be disappointed with the pizza in Figs. The pizza was the best pizza we had all trip and our previous stops were Chicago and New York! They also allow you to pick two pizza... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Charles St, Boston, MA 02114
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Beacon Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Beacon Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 617 742 3447

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Beacon Hill

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Beacon Hill
Visit this historic and ritzy Boston neighborhood to soak up its classic New England charm as you stroll down cobblestoned, gas-lamp lined streets. Bring your walking shoes, camera, and select a nice day to wander through the hilly neighborhood and check out its exclusive addresses. Louisburg Square, Mt. Vernon street, Chestnut street and the extremely narrow and widely photographed Acorn street make a nice walking path. Make sure to meander down Charles street to poke into boutiques and antique shops, cafes, and restaurants on this quaint shopping street. Don’t forget to catch a glimpse up close of the State House with its beautiful and iconic dome.
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