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Pour House

#163 of 2,382 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
Back Bay
American, Bar, Pub
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909 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02115
+1 617-236-1767
08:00 - 01:30
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48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been here several times and it is a great place to get a good cheap breakfast and drink. Love the mimosas and omelets for a good price. If you are in Boston looking for a breakfast this is a great place to go for quick and easy.

Thank Kara H
PourHouseBoston, Manager at Pour House, responded to this review

Hi Kara, Thank you for your kind words. We hope to see you soon The Pour House Management Team More 

Philadelphia area
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430 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Earlier this trip we paid twice as much for worse food and even worse service in a place a block away. What a change! Service was as perfect as it gets, and there was a nicely varied menu (given that all was pub food). My beef tips were rare, as requested, and came with ample fries. The chili, alas, seemed... More 

Thank NorthArrow
Oulu, Finland
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170 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pour house is cozy restaurant in Boston that serves inexpensive food (you can eat by less than 10$ a tasty choice from a long list of sandwiches, texmex etc. Local tap beer is well represented. We visited Pour house in the evening, so the place was noisy because of music and simultaneous basket ball game. A good atmosphere!

Thank Anssi P
Boston, MA
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We needed a quick bite to eat while in the city, so decided on the Pour House. They had a special going on for 1/2 price dippers, so we all decided to try them. The French dipper was my favorite. Good food and easy on the wallet. Will definitely return.

Thank Jessica G
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Find yourself in Boston, after a long walk in the Back Bay Area browsing shop after shop!? Relax while enjoying tasteful American food at the Pour House.

Thank Nélson C
Haifa, Israel
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49 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Ordinary bar. Quite boring and too laud for midnight. Not so busy during mid week days. Young public mostly. Several screens all showing sport games.

Thank Sammy J
New Jersey
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

We went there for Saturday Brunch and found a noisy rocking place with good food and service. We saw a lot of wonderful plates coming out of the kitchen and the bar was serving up a fair number of tapped and bottled beers.

Thank eis
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 February 2017

We read some reviews that this was a good bar with great prices, and we weren't disappointed. Really cheap for the area, and pretty full on a Saturday night. The music was a little loud, but the bartender happily turned it down when we asked. Good food, good service, and good specials. Saturday night was half priced burgers. Paid less... More 

Thank Kaitlyn D
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

My dad and I went here for breakfast the last time we were in Boston and it was so worth the walk in the drizzle. I got a strawberry waffle and it was HUGE! I couldn't even eat it all. My dad was really impressed with the food he got as well. I wish we had spent more time in... More 

Thank Auntie-Christy
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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41 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Lots of drink and food options, get there early on Red Sox Game night, no place to sit if you don't. Food is good and portions generous.

Thank Evie R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 20
American, Bar, Pub
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Waitstaff, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
08:00 - 01:30
08:00 - 01:30
08:00 - 01:30
08:00 - 01:30
08:00 - 01:30
08:00 - 01:30
08:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 909 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02115
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighbourhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 617-236-1767
The Pour House is a no-frills establishment. Well known to Bostonians as an inexpensive watering hole for people who want to get down and have a good time. We specialize in great attitude, great pricing and huge portions. Voted one of the best breakfast places in America by Playboy Magazine, we offer delicious meals at all hours of the day - morning or night!

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

Staying in Back Bay

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Back Bay
Wander around this quintessential neighborhood in the heart of Boston for high-end shops, restaurants, and the feeling of city bustle. Its most identifiable skyscrapers, the Prudential Center and John Hancock Tower, are highlights of the city skyline. Visit Newbury street to explore unique and trendy boutiques – as well as every other kind of store imaginable – all housed in beautiful brownstone buildings. In nice weather, restaurant patio seating is packed with Bostonians and tourists alike soaking up the sunshine and enjoying the food. Commonwealth Ave offers a beautiful stroll down residential tree-lined streets. Keep walking towards the Charles River and enjoy a beautiful view by the water. In warmer months, people run and bike on paths running along the esplanade, and sail and kayak on the Charles River. Boylston street, also full of shops, bars, and restaurants, is the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Head towards Copley Square and check out the Boston Public Library, which is particularly beautiful from the Dartmouth street entrance.
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