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Walrus & Carpenter

200 Faneuil Hall Market Pl, Boston, MA 02109-1634
+1 617-742-1530
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible7%
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“lobster roll” (20 reviews)
“chowder” (12 reviews)
“oysters” (10 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
200 Faneuil Hall Market Pl, Boston, MA 02109-1634
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I must compare the "chowda" in a bread bowl ($8.88) to a southern biscuit and gravy. Both are to die for! My intension was to have a lobster roll but when I tasted the sample, I succumbed to the bread bowl. Creamy, flavorful and filling....More

Thank Deborah H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was in downtown Boston on a glorious fall afternoon and had a craving for a lobster roll. With not much time on the parking meter, I grabbed one for takeout at Walrus & Carpenter, one of the many food vendors in the Faneuil Hall...More

Thank HMFoodie
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Very busy and compact and not a fine dining experience. However the seafood was the best here of our trip as was the service. Surroundings were comfortable but cosy. Wine & beer available. We went 3 times for lunch and would certainly return. Pricing was...More

Thank SteveHK_8
Reviewed 27 August 2017

In Singapore, people treat lobsters like celebrities, and Boston has no shortage of them. Named after the Lewis Carroll poem, The Walrus and the Carpenter Oyster Bar in Quincy Market Food Colonnade at Fanueil Hall Marketplace specializes in oysters, lobsters and other delicious seafood dishes....More

1  Thank pauljer
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Lobster Roll and Chowder are the two food items that are a must when visiting Boston. And where better to eat this than in the famous Faneuil Hall. I chose the Walrus & Carpenter Oyster Bar for two reasons: They have a cauldron of Chowder...More

Thank Irmgard H
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

The whole place was packed and this was just opening so I figured they weren't just cashing in on the tourists to make a quick buck but it was an established eatery, we weren't disappointed, did was excellent chowder and the lobster, oysters seem to...More

Thank Bryan50
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Super good! Creamy but not thick, NE clam chowder. Great herbs and spices make this some really good chowder!

Thank Andy S
Reviewed 20 March 2017

simple but good. chowder was excellent with the lobster roll. a glass of cold wine made it perfect. nothing fancy here but a quick delicious snack or meal in the enclosed hall was quite pleasant

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

While visiting Boston for the first time with my husband and a grandchild I was anxious to try a famed lobster roll. There are many places in the market that sell them but to me seeing a crowd is usually a good sign. I ordered...More

Thank lotsoluff
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We went to Faneuil market on our way from Boston to Vermont. We were just looking around and I saw this little place which looked busy and cozy. I couldn't have been happier with our choice. We repeated the lobster roll because it was that...More

Thank brusselscitygirl
The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with
historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through
one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston
Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling
statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the
pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where,
during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting
children and eager tourists through the pond. Have
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  • Address: 200 Faneuil Hall Market Pl, Boston, MA 02109-1634
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-742-1530
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