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M. J. O'Connor's Irish Pub

) #196 of 2,406 Restaurants in Boston €€ - €€€ American, Irish,
27 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA 02116-3907
+1 617-482-2255
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good43%
  • Average22%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Soups, Gluten Free Options
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27 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA 02116-3907
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

In town for a professional conference; ate one dinner and one lunch here because it was convenient (connected to hotel). Had the fish and chips (good!) and tried the steak and potato pizza (good!). Needed to take the lunch to-go with limited time during the...More

Thank conniecrumppt
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a pint (or two) and some of the best clam chowder. My husband had the chicken salad and found it excellent! Atmosphere was what we were looking for in an Irish pub. Great service and attentive staff.

Thank SueW1113
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this pub twice on our trip to Boston and both times our waitress was Barbara. She was friendly and efficient. She had time to talk with us as she knew we were not locals by our "accent". The food was great and beers...More

Thank louisea283
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this Pub.. right next to the Park Plaza Hotel. This was my 3rd time here. Last time I tried their brunch on Sunday and it was sooooooooo good. This time we had just Guinness and a nice meal. The steak tips were delicious and...More

Thank Fllblueguy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This very friendly Irish pub was very busy on the first day of our visit to Boston and it was a good place to start with excellent Guinness and other drinks nice freshly prepared bar food and plenty of Craic. Recommended.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff were lovely. The eating area needed more light. The interior was dark and dingy.. The food was O.K. My steak was fine but my husbands stew was better.

Thank 15traveladdict9
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Good good, even a gluten free menu which is awesome. Came here after a concert for a quick dinner and drinks and was not disappointed! Nice little pub with a great atmosphere!

Thank Suze12171
Reviewed 13 May 2017

The space is a bit awkward, the servers are fine, and the prices are OK, but the FOOD IS TERRIBLE. For a much better Irish pub meal try either JJ Foley's in the South End, or The Kinsale in Government Center. I had the steak...More

Thank Sluggo65
Reviewed 9 May 2017

It was a nice pub. One thing that confused me..... no Bass or Harp to make 1/2 & 1/2 or black and tan? Also no Ruben? Staff was great and the beer was cold.

Thank gary s
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We left an expensive bar to go to a place a little more reasonable. M.J O'Connor was next door. There are two bars the happening bar is tucked in the back. One of the bartenders speak Gaelic!

Thank sloppybachelor
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA 02116-3907
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-482-2255
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MJ O'Connor's is a modern Irish pub where you can gather with friends to linger over an inventive menu and late night bites. Grab a seat at our lively bar or relax in our cozy dining room for a modern take on traditional pub dining.
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