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Row 34

Not Rated.
Row 34Row 34
BA SCORE
99
world-class

38 Ratings
Ratings: 38
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 4.59
pDev: 6.75%
Taps: 23
Bottles: 28
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

383 Congress St
Boston, Massachusetts, 02210-1811
United States
phone: (617) 553-5900

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @row34

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(Place added by: Jason on 12-02-2013)
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Reviews by mynie:
Photo of mynie
4.38/5  rDev -4.6%

Located in the heart of one of Boston's most expensive districts, this place oozes class and money and banks and all the other stuff generally associated with humorless white people. Normally I would not be allowed in such a joint, but I just so happened to have finished a job interview and was clad in a fine 3-piece that was tailored for me, personally, by the experts at Sears.

The aesthetic is aggressively open and white (in the color sense, not the racial sense). It gleams like heaven, or the end of a detergent commercial. There's a bar in the middle looking directly into the kitchen and then high-top seats round the perimeter. Above the bar is a pegboard sign that announces the beer list in white, sans serif letters, as if they were sandwiches at a deli. It's a very cool touch, and thankfully it's also supplemented with printed beer lists.

The selection was broad and extensive, and while it was pricey it wasn't as bad as many other places in the area. There was nothing too horribly obscure on draft (Maine's Mo was there, though), although the bottle selection had some hard to find stuff at sky-high prices (50 bucks for a Bo and Luke).

So it's not exactly my scene, but it's still a very nice beer bar with some very nice seafood.

mynie, Apr 02, 2014
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Great seafood and great beer. What else could you want?

I am fortunate to have a colleague who has lived in the Boston area for 30+ years and is well connected with the restaurant scene. Each time I go to the area, about four or five times a year, I get to go to a new place. Recently, I was in town for a conference at the Convention Center. Row 34, within walking distance, was on the list.

If you plan on going, make reservations. On the Sunday I was there, there was nothing available. Through luck, or connections, we were able to get a table for six on the patio. Judging by the crowd there were few conference goers, leaving me to believe this was a typical night. Service was outstanding. Prompt, knowledgeable and fast. The oysters and other dishes were extremely fresh and well prepared. And the draft list was superb. Lots of small local crafts and a few better known other beers.

Prices were what you'd expect in Boston for top quality seafood (e.g., oysters 3 apiece). Drafts were reasonable. Not sure how difficult parking would be, but if you're staying near the Convention Center, or even downtown, it is very walkable. I'm looking forward to the next time I'm in Boston. I know where I'll be going.

LittleDon, Aug 16, 2014
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Row 34 in Boston, MA
99 out of 100 based on 38 ratings.