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Deep Ellum

Not Rated.
Deep EllumDeep Ellum
BA SCORE
96
world-class

151 Ratings
Ratings: 151
Reviews: 118
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 8.28%
Taps: 26
Bottles: 38
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

477 Cambridge St
Allston, Massachusetts, 02134-2019
United States
phone: (617) 787-2337

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @ellumbarboston

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(Place added by: konabrewer on 01-10-2007)
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Reviews by Neorebel:
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4.3/5  rDev -1.1%

I am constantly searching for the perfect bars that achieve 'the trifecta' of good times - atmosphere, beer selection, and crowd. This place was a clear win. It strikes the right balance between dive-y charm and a touch of class. The music was great - indie rock and post punk selections, and the crowd was 20s/30s - all clearly beer connoisseurs. The service was good - proper glassware, not a long wait. The selection was decent - several local beers, imports, American microbrews. I personally appreciated Kostritzer and that they had a cask beer. Had some great conversations here with friends - I felt right at home. Really my kind of place!

Neorebel, Nov 15, 2011
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Unless you're from the area, Deep Ellum is not easily found nor easy to get to, but it is worth a trip for some unusual beers. I was impressed that they had several German beers on tap in addition to the usual blend of domestic craft brews. All of the beers were of high quality and many were not commonly available. The range of beer styles ensures that there is something worthwhile for every palate.

The small, long and narrow bar is located on the corner of two very busy streets: North Beacon and Cambridge. You need to be alert as it does not have much of a street presence. From the door, there's a bar for about 20 on your left and a single row of tables on the right with the restrooms and kitchen toward the back. The decor is relatively plain and unremarkable. While I did not have any of the food offered, I would describe it as fancy bar fare. My neighbors thought their food was good for what that's worth.

The service was more or less indifferent. The bartenders would come by within five minutes of an empty glass to offer a refill. Although the bar was full, no one seemed to be harried. At each end of the bar were two unwatched TVs with no volume. The general feel was friendly and convivial.

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Deep Ellum in Allston, MA
96 out of 100 based on 151 ratings.