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Boston Beer Works - Canal Street

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Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

112 Canal St
Boston, Massachusetts, 02114
United States

(617) 896-2337 | map
beerworks.net

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BA Score:
3.8/5
Reviews:
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124
pDev:
10.53%
 
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Ratings: 124 |  Reviews: 78
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Photo of BeerSox
4.13/5  rDev +8.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Located pretty close to the North Station stop on the Green Line. The inside is rather modern, with lots of finished wood and metal.

Behind the bar are signs that show the beer selection. Each sign is colored to match the color of the beer which I think is a great idea, especially for those unfamiliar with beer in general.

My dad and I showed up to this place planning on waiting for my sister to go get a late lunch, but she texted me to tell us that they were eating, so we ended up with a salad. The salads were pretty good, and there seemed to be a good amount of options on the food menu.

The beer was really good, and there was a good ranged of beers available, from very light to very dark, sessionable to strong. The beers seemed to be reasonably priced as well.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of KMcGrath
3.68/5  rDev -3.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of Ironnomad
3.46/5  rDev -8.9%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 2 | selection: 4.5

Slow service around 2 pm

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Photo of HermitDan
3.65/5  rDev -3.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of wc94wc
3.55/5  rDev -6.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.5

Photo of Prost76
3.85/5  rDev +1.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of HurryItsJacob
2.71/5  rDev -28.7%
vibe: 2 | quality: 2.5 | service: 3 | selection: 3

Photo of sbuchert
3.88/5  rDev +2.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 5 | food: 3.5

Photo of Cbmcguire
3.95/5  rDev +3.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of mklisz
3.78/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of MilaMila
3.48/5  rDev -8.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3.5

Photo of MetalCath
4.21/5  rDev +10.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 5

Photo of AMCimpi
3.93/5  rDev +3.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of tim007007
4.16/5  rDev +9.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of StoutElk_92
3.96/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of BEERMILER12
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of KristopherWKing
3/5  rDev -21.1%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 3 | food: 3

Photo of chuckgietzen
3.66/5  rDev -3.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of tarkulich
4.35/5  rDev +14.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.25

A decent place to eat and drink for a franchised brewpub. My first disappointment was when choosing the beers for my flight of four, they were out of two of the beers I wanted to try. No big deal, though, since their selection was rather extensive. My second was when I was told that they had nothing on cask that month (the server didn't know for what reason).

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Photo of meefmoff
3.6/5  rDev -5.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4 | food: 3

Photo of ALC82
4.04/5  rDev +6.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of Resuin
3.7/5  rDev -2.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of tigg924
3.95/5  rDev +3.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Visited here on Sunday and this is in line with the other Beer Works locations that I have been to. Prices are a bit higher than in Hingham, which is to be expected. I always really enjoy the food at Beer Works. The menu has plenty of varieties of sandwiches, burgers, and entrees. their Rajun Cajun and veggie burger are two staples that I usually get. The beer is usually more hit than miss and there seems to be a good fifteen ales on tap. The location is open and airy for the area. Vibe is modern microbrewery. The restaurant was not overly busy when we dined, so service was attentive and timely. Bottom line with Beer Works is that it is a good place to stop for a beer and food before an event at the garden.

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Photo of PJK
4.43/5  rDev +16.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Canal Street BBW has a very comfortable vibe, with pleasing, industrial decor. Service is good-to-very good. But I don't understand why all Beer Works locations insist on having the servers explain their "team service" concept. Like you're going to freak out if the person who delivers your food is different from the one who took your order. Don't most places work that way? Does it really require an explanation ahead of time? As long as I can find someone if I need ketchup or silverware, we're good. Aside from that, the service is fine.

The food for me is on the high end of pub fare. Good burgers, sandwiches and sides. Overall a pretty safe bet

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Photo of TBonez477
3.94/5  rDev +3.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4

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Boston Beer Works - Canal Street in Boston, MA
Brewery rating: 3.68 out of 5 with 1,648 ratings
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