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RumBa on the Waterfront

Closed Now: 11:00 a.m. - 1:15 a.m.
Open today: 11:00 a.m. - 1:15 a.m.
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Great Experience

I visited the Rumba Bar and had a great experience. My bartender Vee was very personable and served... read more

Reviewed February 4, 2018
Minneapolis, Minnesota
A must stop in the City!!

The RumBa is the ultimate location for mingling with the after work crowd. A great clientele and... read more

Reviewed February 1, 2018
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  • Excellent48%
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  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible13%
4 Feb 2018
“Great Experience”
1 Feb 2018
“A must stop in the City!! ”
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510 Atlantic Ave, InterContinental Boston, Boston, MA 02210-2210
+1 617-217-5041
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Reviewed February 4, 2018

I visited the Rumba Bar and had a great experience. My bartender Vee was very personable and served a great cocktail. Definitely a must to visit again when I am in Boston in the future.

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Reviewed February 1, 2018 via mobile

The RumBa is the ultimate location for mingling with the after work crowd. A great clientele and equally charming staff make for a sophisticated retreat with great food and fine rum cocktails!! Definitely check out the “Senior Chai” which is masterfully made by Vee, David...More

1  Thank JFF14
Reviewed December 21, 2017

one of the best selections of rum but also whiskeys and scotches in Boston very personable staff willing to explain the difference in their liquors

1  Thank packm24
Reviewed September 26, 2017

We stumbled upon this beautiful restaurant while looking for another restaurant and decided to come back and have drinks here because it overlooked the water and it was so peaceful and quiet. The manager, Rob was SOOOO nice and helpful. He was talking to us...More

1  Thank Britney81
Reviewed September 14, 2017

We really enjoyed our visit to Rumba. Service was excellent and drinks were perfect! Highly recommend even if you aren't staying at the Intercontinental.

1  Thank Ricky H
Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

We had a four night stay at the intercontinental Boston harbor which was fantastic other than this very disappointing restaurant. Literally every other restaurant we reviewed in Boston we gave 5 stars! 1) We wanted to try the lobster and clam chowder. I didn't see...More

Thank jasonf1975
Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

A good bar shines with good cocktails. Their cocktails however only taste like the nonalcoholic parts of the drinks. For instance, my Irish Mule tasted like lime juice and ginger beer. I couldn't taste any Jameson at all. That is a fail for a $15...More

Thank Daniel R
Reviewed August 13, 2017

My husband and I stopped in for sushi and a couple of cocktails on our way back from a show (we were staying at the hotel). The outdoor bar closed early as last call was around 10:30pm-10:45pm, so we went to the indoor Rumba. The...More

Thank MusicGirl67
Reviewed July 23, 2017

The place was nice enough and could have been a great bar but the staff were either uninterested, rude or wishing they were somewhere else and it showed. If it had occurred on one evening, I would write it off as an anomaly but when...More

Thank bgou
Reviewed May 5, 2017

The decor at the bar is very nice but the chairs are not easy to get around. The service is good. But the prices are astronomical.

Thank GrandeSanJuan
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