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The Fours

#94 of 2,371 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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166 Canal St, Boston, MA 02114-1805
+1 617-720-4455
11:00 - 00:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Grafton, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Professional service the moment you walk in. They actually remember to bring me my chowder appetizer. Tavern in the Square down the street struggle with this frequently. Food and drinks are great along with discussions about the new season of South Park. Eavesdropping on other tables conversations is also ideal. At meal's end, I had half a loaf of bread... More 

Thank A_Smith012
Framingham, Massachusetts, USA
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35 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Fours is a convenient place to eat before an event at the Garden. They move you in and out quickly. The food is average. The portion size is average. The price is average. The service is pretty good though. I tried the fish sandwich. It was average. The beer was fresh and cold though.

Thank Chris K
Clovis, New Mexico
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The scallops with sweet potato fries is excellent. Stop here for lunch before the Celtics or Bruins play. Great atmosphere and really nice sports memorabilia.

Thank Jerry88101
Santa Monica, California
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent place after the game to grab food and drink plus it is reasonable and good. There was no wait. We went right upstairs and sat down. A true sports bar

Thank Santamonica2574
San Antonio, Texas, United States
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came by myself and didn't want to leave! I had the infamous Bobby Orr sandwich, which was great. Service was excellent, place was clean, staff were friendly.

Thank Kassie H
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The walls are covered with sports memorabilia, so it was fun to look around before our food arrived. The food was good, but not great. (The fries were heavy with grease.) This was a good place for stop and eat before a Celtics game. However, it got very crowded as game time neared. (I suggest going early!)

Thank Nancy S
Toronto, Canada
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73 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited twice, enjoyed the bar area for relaxing beer and one time watching Monday football. Bar staff pleasant and not over bearing. Good selection of beers. Food menu was good choices, and we both enjoyed everything. Fast and hot, and tasty. Would visit again

Thank Nigel C
Cleveland, Ohio
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148 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Great sports bar and the appetizers were yummy. The bartender was very helpful with deciding what beer to choose, and recommended the appetizer that had a sampling of chicken fingers, potato skins, and steak egg rolls - those were great!

Thank LondonLady
Greenfield, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

I stop in often with my boyfriend either before or after concerts. It is convenient to North Station and the commuter rail/subway. My boyfriend really likes the sports bar atmosphere and watching the games (I could do without, wish they would have one large screen somewhere with just news on it, and also wish they would use closed captions, because... More 

Thank jrgollehon
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56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

The Fours is just a half block down Canal Street from the TD Gardens (Celtics,Bruins). What I like most abort the Fours is it doesn't have that 'pub smell," you know, that stale overnight beer smell. The place was clean although the seating (booth) had very straight back wooden (hard) seating - not too comfortable. As far as beers they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 166 Canal St, Boston, MA 02114-1805
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston
  • Phone Number: +1 617-720-4455

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