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Doyle's Cafe

Not Rated.
Doyle's CafeDoyle's Cafe

Taps: 24 / Bottles:
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: N
BA SCORE
89
very good

46 Ratings
Ratings: 46
Reviews: 38
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 10.58%
$$ - reasonable
[ Bar, Eatery ]

3484 Washington St
Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, 02130-2602
United States
phone: (617) 524-2345

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @doylescafe

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Themonstahdad


5/5  rDev +25.9%

07-05-2014 00:46:40 | More by Themonstahdad
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doremite

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

05-29-2014 02:51:02 | More by doremite
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portia99

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

05-23-2014 23:49:35 | More by portia99
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Davepoolesque

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

05-23-2014 16:27:54 | More by Davepoolesque
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ricknelson

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5 | $$

The best way to see Doyle's is to first go to Sam Adams (Boston Beer Co) and do their brewery tour. Easy to get to on "T" Red Line; head toward Forrest Hills and get off at Stoney Brook station. It's just a very short walk (follow the signs) to the brewery. Then after the tour of Sam's and having a few great beers; go outside and hop on the Doyle's Shuttle bus. What a fun short ride from Sam's to Doyle's; and it's FREE!!!
Once inside Doyle's you will have plenty of options on where to sit. It's a massive bar, and food is great. Good beer selection, and if you saved your Sam's tour ticket you get to keep your beer glass.
After a fun time at Doyle's you have short walk to the "T" Red Line. Once out the door walk straight across the street on Williams St, walk a block, turn right onto Amory, go to Green St "T" station.
Enjoy!

04-12-2014 14:59:47 | More by ricknelson
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dental

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

04-09-2014 22:54:22 | More by dental
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jwps214

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +0.8%

03-03-2014 02:35:06 | More by jwps214
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IPAchris

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

12-02-2013 15:19:15 | More by IPAchris
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Mybeercanbeatupyourbeer

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

11-12-2013 08:18:58 | More by Mybeercanbeatupyourbeer
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EBeckett3

New Jersey

4.14/5  rDev +4.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75 | $$

My local for many years. I remember when it was one room with the elevated outside its front door. The Burke Bros. (Billy, Gerry & Eddie) set the standard and young Gerry is the best and most gracious host you could have. Now famous as the location in many films & TV productions, e.g., Mystic River, Boston Public, Chris Matthews, et al.

Atmosphere: Throwback perhaps, but truly a place where everyone in the community is welcome. Great history and a venerable political watering hole. As far as quaffing goes, difficult to find a better feel. Go in alone, with a group, on a date or for an event, affable and low key. For me, a second living room. Yes, I have a strong bias here.

Quality and Selection: always had a good tap list with better known crafts, British, Irish and Boston breweries featured, particularly Boston Beer Co.(Sam Adams) located right around the corner. Sam Adams standards and "experiments", Harpoon, Tremont, Smuttynose, Doyle's Pickwick Ale, as well as many cask offerings sampled first here. Fantastic single malt & bourbon selection as well.

Service: As I wrote above, this was my local & many of the servers were neighbors. In the 30+ years I've been frequenting and recommending the place, I've had nor heard any complaint. Seen lots of folks, not just regulars, get a pizza after the kitchen was officially closed and have marveled when tough customers got kid glove service from the staff. Love their weekend brunch too.

Food: Pub grub served with a nod and a wink as well as a smile. Vegetarian friends always happy with the offerings, especially the meatless reuben! If you're looking for clam chowder in a bread bowl, a new England boiled dinner, scrod, burgers, pizza, etc. you can't go wrong.
Prices are fair - no gouging or added charges.

08-19-2013 23:18:10 | More by EBeckett3
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Doyle's Cafe in Jamaica Plain, MA
89 out of 100 based on 46 ratings.