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Bukowskis Tavern

50 Dalton St, Ste 4, Boston, MA 02115-3129
+1 617-437-9999
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Pub
50 Dalton St, Ste 4, Boston, MA 02115-3129
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a nice little tavern just a short walk from our hotel. We were disappointed that they ran out of the PBR special that they had. However the atmosphere was great as the place was packed with people!More

Thank gtrayn
Jeannie H, Guest Relations Manager at Bukowskis Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi gtrayn, Thanks for checking us out during your time in Boston! Glad you liked the atmosphere and sorry we ran out of PBR (happens every now and then). Hopefully you were able to find another beer to enjoy -- our bartenders are always happy...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in for some drinks and apps on a Saturday. Our bartender was friendly and helped my fiancee try to find a beer that worked for her. We ended up ordering the White Trash Poutine Tots Plate, which was delicious. They add jalapenos to...More

Thank David D
Jeannie H, General Manager at Bukowskis Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for checking us out, David! Glad you and your fiancee enjoyed the beer and food. Those white trash tots are addictive! Hope to see you again sometime.

Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

We were really looking forward to going here, it scores highly on this site, and others. Very disappointing sited, but we may have just been unlucky with our barman. Monday afternoon at 4, so nice ad quiet. Stood at the bar to order, but the...More

Thank TravellinTomS
Jeannie H, Guest Relations Manager at Bukowskis Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Hi TravellinTomS, Sorry to hear that this was your experience with us. We are a dive bar that's known for no-frills service, but it's still important to us that customers have a good time and get the beer they actually want. We do appreciate you...More

Reviewed 8 February 2018

Stayed at the Hilton which is basically next door so we came to the Bukowski tavern a few times. It's great- really good choice of food on the menu (the buffalo chicken balls are sensational) and a huge range of beers to choose from. The...More

Thank Jessica B
Jeannie H, Guest Relations Manager at Bukowskis Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2018

Hi Jessica, Thanks for visiting us during your time in Boston! So glad that you like what we're doing here, and appreciate you taking the time to share your experience. Those buffalo chicken balls are a staff favorite, too! Hope to see you again next...More

Reviewed 25 January 2018

We walked in for a few drinks and some appetizers. We sat down, realized it's a beer bar and walked out. Nothing against a beer bar but we wanted cocktails. Seemed like a cool little dive bar for what it is. The staff was nice.

Thank momof2kyds
Jeannie H, Guest Relations Manager at Bukowskis Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2018

Hi Momof2kyds, We are indeed a beer bar, so if you're ever in the mood for some tasty craft beer and bar food you know where to find us! Cheers

Reviewed 10 October 2017

A nice place to stop off and have a beer at the end of the day. Food on offer all day. This is a cash only bar.

Thank Commited_Traveller
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Always one of my favorite Boston bars. No nonsense, a good selection of beers, efficient service, and a happy crowd. Cash only.

Thank David I
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Stopped here before a Red Sox game and ordered two beers and an appetizer. Cash only is not a problem with an ATM at the entrance (only a $2 fee for me). Sat right at the bar and it took a good while to get...More

Thank BeerEnthusiast
Reviewed 30 June 2017

This place was recommended by a friend and after reading the menu I knew it was a must stop. I had a very good burger and the staff was welcoming. It was enjoyable. Worth noting at the time I visited they took cash only.

Thank MarylandJules
Reviewed 3 June 2017

This is a small "hole in the wall" bar that is nothing special but and it is a big but - it has a great beer menu - in fact it has two - one great beer and one bottled/can beer. The bar is long...More

Thank Honisoiquimalypense
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 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: 50 Dalton St, Ste 4, Boston, MA 02115-3129
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighbourhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 617-437-9999
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