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Back Bay
Bar, American, Pub
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51 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02116-5732
+1 617-424-8500
17:00 - 02:00
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Tue - Wed 17:00 - 01:00
Thu - Mon 17:00 - 02:00
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Boston, Massachusetts
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

It was interesting when we walked in. I could count on one hand how many people were at minibar at 7:00 on a Saturday. I suppose I expected a bar to have a few more people in it on a Saturday evening...It may just be a later crowd. I had stopped there for cocktails before dinner, so again...it was early.... More 

Thank FionaHematoma
Exeter, United States
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Was great for drinks after dinner. Music was good. Friendly people. Fast service. Good place to enjoy a drink before bed

Thank Jeannine C
Hamilton, Canada
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58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Just went out for a night cap. It wasn't busy at all. Waitress was Friendly and had quick service. Not much to choose from drink list.

Thank Lyne R D
Chicago, Illinois
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45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Cute decor and small enough to be quiet and hear each other. Drink list wasn't very big for being a bar and service wasn't great. Didn't stick around for food as there's tons more choices in the area but if you're looking for a low key bar this would work.

Thank AMS0924
Boston, Massachusetts
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92 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

We started the night at a different location and it was so horrible, we were throwing in the towel and walked past here, being the Maid of Honor and trying to save the Bachelorette Party we decided to try it out. Justin (I think I recalled his name) at the door was so friendly and welcoming. The DJ was great... More 

Thank KLynnB
Houston, Texas
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Great place for people watching, fun and lively. We like to go there after going other places earlier in the evening. We always end up here.

Thank shirleyk785
Alexandria, Virginia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Was not at all impressed with Minibar. Lots of fluff, not somewhere I would visit again. One (male) of the three bartenders was friendly. The other bartenders seemed annoyed, and were super chatty with one another, not focused on the customer.

Thank kimmiemaiden
Conroe, Texas
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3 reviews
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Very limited menu, the pizza was not very good. Probably okay if you're looking for a snack, but not a good choice if you want dinner.

Thank kathytf
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210 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

This place is in the hearth of the back bay really good full bar and open untill 2am every day, that is the perfect mix, the most important part price is fair

Thank Juan C
Freeport, Maine
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102 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2016

Very nice bartender and chill crowd on a Thursday night. Drinks are obscenely expensive but it is what it is.

Thank MaineIzzy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Bar, American, Pub
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02116-5732
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighbourhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 617-424-8500
Located on the ground floor of the Copley Square Hotel.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Back Bay

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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 weather, restaurant patio seating is packed with Bostonians and tourists alike soaking up the sunshine and enjoying the food. Commonwealth Ave offers a beautiful stroll down residential tree-lined streets. Keep walking towards the Charles River and enjoy a beautiful view by the water. In warmer months, people run and bike on paths running along the esplanade, and sail and kayak on the Charles River. Boylston street, also full of shops, bars, and restaurants, is the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Head towards Copley Square and check out the Boston Public Library, which is particularly beautiful from the Dartmouth street entrance.
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