Bukowski Tavern

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3.93/5
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173 Ratings
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PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery

50 Dalton St
Boston, Massachusetts, 02115-3129
United States

(617) 437-9999 | map
bukowskitavern.net

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PLACE STATS
Reviews:
122
Ratings:
173
pDev:
12.21%
 
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Ratings: 173 |  Reviews: 122
Reviews by kbnooshay:
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4.59/5  rDev +16.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

This is a must stop every time we go to Boston. The very sharp Red painted front with yellow lettered building is a tiny tiny chunk out of a large parking garage. The hole in the wall bar is very comfortable on the inside. Lots of younger hipster kids inside relaxing and sipping on some awesome brews. The door guy must have been on some heavy drugs. I didn't even know that he was the door guy. He doesn't talk at all. Just stares at you looking like he is about to pass out. The bartenders and servers are very friendly though. The beer selection is great. Probably a dozen beers on tap with only two crap macro brews that were listed under the "swill "category on the menu. Awesome craft collection. There is funny shit written allover the walls and on the menu. They certainly have a good sense of humor. There is no liquor served here but they also serve wine. The food looked very appetizing but we didn't get any as we were waiting for a table to open up next door at the summer shack seafood restaurant.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of coachp73
3.51/5  rDev -10.7%
vibe: 2.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3

Photo of Soloveitchik
4.16/5  rDev +5.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.5

Photo of Coorsy
4.28/5  rDev +8.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of JamFuel
4.25/5  rDev +8.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Came here on Sunday afternoon, very nice and quiet.

Well, this is a dive bar, pretty small, cash only and one of the stranger bathrroms i've seen. One room, with a lockable door, but both a toilet and a urinal? Hmm...

Taplist wall good and varied, also a great selection of cans and bottles. Prices were very reasonable. I only had a hot dog, as I would be fed on the plane home, but the dog was very good.

The bartender was very friendly, I think her name was Joanna or something like that. Talkative and really funny. Knew a lot about the beer and breweries she was serving, which is nice. Sure, not alot of variation in glassware, but hell, its a dive bar.

This was my last bar on my Boston trip, and I'm very glad I tried it. Kind of the polar opposite in the place i was in earlier that day. Row 34, but really cool, and I will return for sure.

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Photo of lowteck
1/5  rDev -74.6%
vibe: 1 | quality: 1 | service: 1 | selection: 1 | food: 1

AVOID!
Bartender chastised me for not saying please.??? After attempting to order 3rd round, I made the mistake of ordering something NOT on the menu and she walked away without explaining or offering an alternative.
Jesus Christ, I have bar tended for over 8 years, and could never imagine treating patrons like this.
God help us all.
Avoid this shit hole like the plague.

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Photo of flek
3.81/5  rDev -3.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Squire123
3.74/5  rDev -4.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.5

Photo of TBonez477
3.87/5  rDev -1.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of GarrettGus
3.69/5  rDev -6.1%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of jmikepool
5/5  rDev +27.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Yoanna is very knowledgeable about her beers. Great little bar. Very large selection. Ask for beers not in the menu.

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Photo of costanzo_mike
3.95/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.5

Photo of Stengelfoot
4.03/5  rDev +2.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3

Photo of jtk21351
3.9/5  rDev -0.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3

Photo of elamb106
4/5  rDev +1.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of jfcaa193
3.85/5  rDev -2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.5

Photo of BradMacMullin
4.34/5  rDev +10.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of Sweeneydawg
4.1/5  rDev +4.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of MLaVioletteJr
4.17/5  rDev +6.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Photo of trevorpost
3.2/5  rDev -18.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3 | service: 2.5 | selection: 4 | food: 3.25

Photo of American_Hawk
4.02/5  rDev +2.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of smoothcruz
4.38/5  rDev +11.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 5 | food: 3.5

Photo of 31Sam13
4.56/5  rDev +16%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of rale
4.4/5  rDev +12%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of benzalman
4.05/5  rDev +3.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

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Bukowski Tavern in Boston, MA
Place rating: 3.93 out of 5 with 173 ratings
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