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B & G Oysters

550 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116-6314
+1 617-423-0550
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (316 reviews)
“lobster blt” (24 reviews)
“fries” (51 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 10:00 pm Hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
550 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116-6314
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is amazing. I've been in Boston my whole life, and somehow I've never gone to B & G Oysters (despite them being around the last 15 years). The place is amazing! It does a great job with traditional dishes as well as innovative...More

Thank adam k
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for lung at B&G while walking in Boston’s South End. Great choice! Outstanding oysters on half shell, and lightly fried calamari was perfect. Saw many other interesting seafood choices being served, so looking forward to returning again. Service was great, friendly and knowledgeable...More

Thank Keydet74
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

After tough day racing, enjoyed great seafood meal at this small restaurant. Freshest oysters and tasty lobster roll. Wine was pricey, but beer was reasonable.

Thank flavio12
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Perfect low key restaurant with fabulous selection of oysters - my husband said they were the best he had ever eaten. I had the fried oysters and they were delicious. Following was the excellent, albeit pricey scallops (only 4 for $32 which I thought was...More

Thank Kate D
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

No nonsense, no frills one of a kind oyster joint in Boston. Great selection of east coast oysters, super fresh and very creative entrees to share with friends. Had a wonderful mussels entree. Staff very knowledgeable and friendly. We were there late afternoon, In between...More

Thank pcc88
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

we have dined here a couple times and enjoyed the well constructed menu. i liked everything i ordered, clams, lobster roll, ceviche & poppy seed cake dessert. its clean and modern and the service is very good. i rate it a notch down because like...More

Thank meesalikeu
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Here you get to enjoy wonderfull seafood in a very casual and relaxed atmosphere. Chefs are cooking right in front your eyes at the bar so you can follow your own oysters being opened. The food was well prepared, tasty and fresh. The atmosphere is...More

Thank Henrik L
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Went there upon recommendation to have the lobster roll - it was definitely worth it. They have a quite sophisticated menu and they prepare everything fresh in front of you. Make sure you have a reservation as it really busy. Was also much better than...More

Thank alex v
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

This is a small restaurant with mostly seafood and many kinds of oysters. The food is good and those at the bar can watch their dinner being shucked. Wait staff is friendly and efficient

Thank 2333FarMor
Reviewed 22 February 2018

Excellent seafood. The Octopus was done perfectly, and wide variety of fresh oysters. Staff attentive and kitchen staff are visible and all professional. Would recommend to anyone looking for great, simply done, rock sold seafood choices.

Thank Bob S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 41 - USD 100
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 550 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116-6314
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > South End
  • Neighbourhood: South End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-423-0550
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