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The Squealing Pig

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub, Irish
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134 Smith Street, Boston, MA 02120
+1 617-566-6651
11:00 - 02:00
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Oulu, Finland
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101 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

They had a great variety of fresh food in the menu. I had a grilled beef kebab with salad. They provide complimentary water and the Bulgarian based stuff was customer friendly.

Thank EHApu
Lunenburg, Massachusetts
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165 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

I went to grad school near the pig, and this place was always a late night stop, and I try to get over there as often as possible. The toasties are great, the beer is cold, and for some reason, about 85% of the time I'm there, they're playing London Calling, which is probably one of the best albums of... More 

Thank hennaeel
Tel Aviv
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318 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Bar with nice atmosphere and large selection of draught beers. Food was ok, chilli and burger were good but the salads had too much dressing.

Thank uri_fi
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We decided to have lunch here and it turned out to be a very good choice. We had the Haddock fish and chips and the pig burger. Very genuinely friendly staff and attentive. Food was good and VFM especially the fish compared to other nearby places. Would definitely go back again.

Thank bill h
Auckland, New Zealand
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265 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Sheltering from a heavy snow storm we holed up here for lunch. The beer was wet and the toasted sandwiches and soup were OK. Nothing special, but good enough. Service functional.

Thank 2checkingout
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

It was pretty crowded in the main room, but there was a flow of air from the grill to cool us down on a 90 degree day. The food selection was good, the quality of the food was good, and our waitress Rachel was very nice.

Thank Rae S
Vancouver, wa
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86 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Friendly staff, ok food, but a very solid selection of beers. Food was decent, and I have to say that when I asked for my burger "rare" they brought it "rare"! Great Job! on a small sidenote, the T-Shirts only go up to XL (but it looked more like just an L)

Thank Mike H
Clemmons, North Carolina
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325 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

The Squealing Pig is a favorite hangout spot for graduate students and young professionals working at the medical area. They have a great beer selection, featuring local brews, your typical domestic beers, and several good imports. I can also strongly recommend the beef kebabs on the dinner menu. The lobster rolls are also good but a little pricey.

Thank Andrei S
Lakewood, Colorado
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50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

We had lunch at the Squealing Pig, and can't really figure why it has good ratings. It's a pub, but neither one of us really finished our meals (salmon club sandwich and cheeseburger). It may be just a better place for a beer?

Thank JuneyC51
Richmond, Rhode Island
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139 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

After my daughter had surgery at Boston Children's, we spent many days where a visit to the hospital food court (very good by the way) was my only respite from the room. Not being a fan of the hotel restaurant, I figured Boston was as good a town as any to look for a good Irish Pub. A Tripadvisor search... More 

Thank Luvamoose67

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Bar, Pub, Irish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 134 Smith Street, Boston, MA 02120
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston
  • Phone Number: +1 617-566-6651

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