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Globe Bar and Grill

565 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116-3601
+1 617-778-6993
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good44%
  • Average24%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“nachos” (8 reviews)
“steak tips” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
565 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116-3601
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came to Boston for a few days and spur of the moment wanted to stop for a quick lunch around Copley Square. Assumption was that in cities like Boston a restaurant in a prime location has to be good, otherwise it won't last, so...More

Thank William D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Like many Boston bars/restaurants this is a long narrow space with high ceilings. This is a bright and comfortable space that also has ample outdoor seating. However, the service was not good. We sat at a high top table across from the bar and it...More

Thank William S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The four of us were out walking the sights and decided to stop here for refreshments and chill time. We shared the nachos which were very good. A great place to people watch. Don't be off put by the Christian Church signage as this is...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am not big on seafood, but my friends are, and when in Boston, it's hard to get much else. We went because the lobster rolls had been recommended to my friends. They loved them, and my beet salad was very good. The server was...More

Thank Jene W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in here again mainly for convenience of location. The food is still ok but nothing special. The service ranges from world class (Nicole), to average at best. They only have one shared toilet for men/woman/staff and it is pretty gross.

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Stopped in for a quick drink and meal. Had the Lobster Roll special and it was very good!! Full of meat and no filler... they just do them right in Boston... Beer cold and fresh! crab cake was good, but not the best... no real...More

Thank barkonbutts
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped here after a long day of meetings. I ordered the lobster roll and a glass of wine. My friend had curry chicken. Our server was busy but efficient. Our dinners were delicious! My crab roll had large pieces of sweet crab. I would stop...More

Thank Christine F
Reviewed 13 June 2017

The staff were a little disinterested and perfunctory. The menu was fine and the food was tasty if a little overpriced. The location is good and you are able to sit outside which is nice. Saying that there are a number of restaurants around there...More

Thank PeterWalks
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Great place to relax and eat. Efficient friendly staff. Good food and large portions. Not expensive and certain cocktails are $5.00 before 4pm on weekends.

Thank Johncgavim
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Visiting from Scotland and staying in a hotel nearby, we stopped in at this bar late one afternoon as we wanted to sit outside for a drink before deciding where to have dinner. It would be good if the staff could find a quick and...More

Thank borders54girl
Back Bay
Wander around this quintessential neighborhood in the
heart of Boston for high-end shops, restaurants, and
the feeling of city bustle. Its most identifiable
skyscrapers, the Prudential Center and John Hancock
Tower, are highlights of the city skyline. Visit
Newbury street to explore unique and trendy boutiques
– as well as every other kind of store imaginable –
all housed in beautiful brownstone buildings. In nice
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5 June 2015|
Response from Sarastar6 |
I just called because I was impatient! For all you dog lovers out there, the Globe's outdoor patio is NOT dog friendly, so you'll need to leave the pooch at home.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 565 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116-3601
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighbourhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 617-778-6993
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