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99 Restaurant & Pub

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Neighbourhood:
Charlestown
American, Bar, Pub
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29-31 Austin St., Boston, MA 02129-3502
+1 617-242-8999
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11:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Wed 11:00 - 22:30
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 23:30
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Boston, Massachusetts
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237 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Good neighborhood restaurant. Service is always good and food is generally good. Price is right. Bar is good and Paul will take care of you.

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Thank Dennis J
Tijuana, Mexico
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147 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Good bar, the price on the food is very decent and the portions are very good. The taste is good, nothing fancy.

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Thank Richomc
Terre Haute, Indiana
1 review
Reviewed 17 November 2016

The prices were fair for a large city. If you have a party, then it would be an OK place to go. Personally, I did not like my experience there. I am staying at a hotel across the street, so I thought it would be easy enough to drink there and enjoy myself for the evening with the other travelers.... More 

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Florida
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Just suffered through rubbery chicken tenders, a "half" rack of ribs (barely a quarter) and yesterday's french fries.

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Thank Butch111Florida
St. John's, Canada
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Ate here while visiting the Boston area. Went about 7pm and they had run out of prime rib. Ordeted a steak instead. The rest of the family were finished and I hadn't recieved mine. When it did arrive it was rare and I ordered medium. It came with fries and I ordered baked potato. They were very apologetic but I... More 

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Thank Alice B
Boston, Massachusetts
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237 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Good neighborhood or restaurant. Service is always friendly. Price is right and the food is very good.

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Thank Dennis J
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2015

For several years, I have been meeting my sister and brother for lunch at the 99 in Charlestown. We chose the location for convenience but have continued to go there each year, because of the warm, friendly service and the always reliable food. We ate at the bar where our bartenders Kathy and Mallory always take good care of us,... More 

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Thank Bill C
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378 reviews
350 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

Hungry, don't want to spend a lot, short on time, want "choices"/a little variety - & definitely don't want fast-food??? - then, 99's a good choice. Even get adult beverages ... Compare that with your Happy-Meal. These guys have a good market niche & execute to plan very well. Note: for whatever reason, their dine-in seems to be much better... More 

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Tewksbury, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2015

As usual, the 99 provided a good, quality meal at a reasonable price. I usually have a burger at the ((, they are so delicious, but this night I had the fish tacos. They aren't as good as a seaside restaurant in Mexico might be, but they still hit the spot. Add a couple of beers and it was very... More 

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Thank chico87
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109 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2015

Went for lunch with the boss. Nothing fancy, and just an average burger. The bartender Malory was nice and did her best. When she wasn't busy with customers, she took that time to clean, which was great to see. The burger was slightly overcooked, and had no discernable flavor and there was a small/inadequate portion of fries. I visited the... More 

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Thank J W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 23:30
Friday
11:00 - 23:30
Saturday
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29-31 Austin St., Boston, MA 02129-3502
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Charlestown
  • Neighbourhood: Charlestown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-242-8999

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

Staying in Charlestown

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Charlestown
Charlestown’s hilly roads, narrow streets and gaslight lamps, make it an enticing neighborhood to visit. Follow the Freedom Trail over the Washington St bridge from the North End or take the scenic water locks to Paul Revere Park. Walk through City Square and stroll down cute Main street, wandering up the windy residential streets to Monument Square, where you can learn about the city’s history along with a great view of Boston at the Bunker Hill Monument. While it’s not a huge area, there are some excellent restaurants. Find your way to the Charlestown Navy Yard, which is a developing area with lots of condos and an additional site for Massachusetts General Hospital research centers. Here you will also find the USS Constitution Museum. After you’re done, hop on an MBTA ferry at the dock on Baxter street and zip on over to Long Wharf and the New England Aquarium.
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