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Alibi Lounge

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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215 Charles St, Boston, MA 02114-3001
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17:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 02:00
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South Berwick, Maine
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92 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

The drinks were excellent - masterfully prepared, but a bit pricey and service was not very good. Bar, the basement of a former jail, is really cool. Exposed brick and bars with comfortable couches. The outdoor patio was beautiful with lots of seating. Most people were dressed to impress the evening we were there. In fact, I thought at first... More 

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Sweden
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1,036 reviews
502 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

fantastic interior, sitting inside or outside really nice if teh weather allowe it, we took a drink before dinner and we had a great time

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Thank JHE
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100 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

This place is part of Boston's history. Great ambiance, great people, great drinks and great looking single ladies. I had fun and I will be back.

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Thank Al H
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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393 reviews
257 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

The Alibi is a bar located inside the Liberty Hotel. The hotel itself was once a jail and it has a different vibe. The drinks are good and there is a great patio with outside seating but you have to get there early as the place gets really busy.

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42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

The decor is so much fun and the patio very comfortable! If you just want to have a drink, without loud music, go there late afternoon, at night it gets more like a Night Club...

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Thank Jen L
Boston, Massachusetts
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95 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

This place can be packed so you may have to wait in a long line but if not it is a fun place spot for drinks in a cool vintage atmosphere.

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Thank WorldView2
Boston, Massachusetts
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639 reviews
433 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 592 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

Really cool bar inside the old Charles Street Jail and this one is on the ground floor and looks like it used to be a bunch of jail cells. The place is dimly lit and has a lot of seating and gets pretty crowded on weekends. Walls are exposed brick and are lined with famous mug shots of movie stars... More 

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boston
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

Clink at the Liberty Hotel is an interesting historic place to have great cocktails and upscale bar food.

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Thank bostoncarolinagirl
Boston, Massachusetts
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127 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

I came here on a Friday night around 10pm. The bar itself has a very cool vibe and there were a good amount of people around. I would probably come back again solely for the atmosphere. Drinks were a different story. As long as you order a very basic traditional drink, you should be good to go. When we asked... More 

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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

Best bar in Beacon Hill. Full stop. Great atmosphere, good buzz, excellent service. Perfect re-entry for us tonight to our Beacon Hill home after living in China for many years. This is fun like M Bar is good in HK. Enjoy.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Valet Parking, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 02:00
Monday
17:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 02:00
Thursday
17:00 - 02:00
Friday
17:00 - 02:00
Saturday
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 Charles St, Boston, MA 02114-3001
  • Public Transportation: The Charles MGH stop on the Red line
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?