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The Lower Depths

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4.12/5
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80 Ratings
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PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery

476 Commonwealth Ave
Boston, Massachusetts, 02215-2712
United States

(617) 266-6662 | map
thelowerdepths.com

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Added by swhitt on 12-13-2006

PLACE STATS
Reviews:
45
Ratings:
80
pDev:
8.5%
 
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Reviews by Freshie:
Photo of Freshie
4.06/5  rDev -1.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Noticed this place on my travels through Kenmore Square a few times. Finally went in on Friday (10/5/07), to watch the end of what came out to be an amazing Red Sox play-off game (Manny's walk off HR).

Nestled in the basement of a Kenmore Square brownstone, this establishment has an out door patio section street-side. Inside has a long bar down the ride side, and rows of seating along the left. The atmosphere is very contemporary, with club-esque lighting, and furnishings. Very young and vibrant crowd, which is expected for this area, especially during a red Sox play-off.

Beer selection is varied. DFH, Stone, BBC, Sam, Fuller's, Cambridge Brewing, Chimay, Laguinitas, Smuttynose, Harpoon, Dale's Pale ale, Old Chub, and some more cheaper selections, like PBR and Schlitz. Some more there, but my memory is fuzzy. Prices are reasonable, especially the macros, but craft was at about 5 bucks a drink. ::CASH ONLY!::

Service was quick and pleasant, which was nice considering the large crowd.

A very chill spot, that shall see my return.

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Photo of Antg8989
4/5  rDev -2.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Didn't have any food but the prices were very good for a craft beer bar. My only complain was the glass I got my Sip of Sunshine Poured in...glasses are essential and the glass I got was not appropriate. They got my stout glass right though. Decent selection, you'll find at least 2-3 you'll want to try.

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Photo of Yehuda
4.88/5  rDev +18.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Photo of LeeeMare
4.28/5  rDev +3.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of TBonez477
3.91/5  rDev -5.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of WasupBeerQueen
4.56/5  rDev +10.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4.75

Photo of costanzo_mike
4/5  rDev -2.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of jakecattleco
4.53/5  rDev +10%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Found randomly after an unexpected meeting at BU. Damn glad I found it, the selection of both beer and food were great. The quesadilla burger was both unique and delicious! Was PLEASANTLY surprised by the draft Singlecut Billy Full Stack! Wished it wasn't a cash only establishment. Nevertheless, recommended to my colleagues @ MIT to hit up.

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3.99/5  rDev -3.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of Resuin
4.11/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of RKing44
4/5  rDev -2.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of SveNss0N
4.09/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of JohnofUpton
3.98/5  rDev -3.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of HopsnMalts_NJ
4.01/5  rDev -2.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Great bottle selection, interesting variety of drafts. Devoured Jacks Abbey Hoponius Union and a cask Smoke & dagger. Good vibe, good people.

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Photo of benzalman
4.03/5  rDev -2.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of MattGrimley
4.16/5  rDev +1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of ivyman
4/5  rDev -2.9%

Photo of jaymo18
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of AirBob
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of Andrez
3.75/5  rDev -9%

Noisy basement with about a dozen taps

No descriptions of beer style on print out menu

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Photo of cshafer7
4.75/5  rDev +15.3%

Photo of ThatPerson
5/5  rDev +21.4%

Photo of mklisz
3.75/5  rDev -9%

Photo of rjp217
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of ShanePB
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

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The Lower Depths in Boston, MA
Place rating: 4.12 out of 5 with 80 ratings
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