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J.J. Foley's

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21 Kingston St, Cambridge, MA 02111-2208
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10:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 02:00
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for a beer after work. Good menu. No happy hour specials. Place was dead. Prices were average. Really nothing to write home about, but also nothing to complain about.

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Thank Matt G
Seaforde
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Great bar with good food that's very tasty and portions are generous. Add in great service and reasonable prices and you have a great wee place to have a beer and something to eat.

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Thank Stuart153Seaforde
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a place to have a quick lunch and drink. We found this place and I'll say. It may not look like much but well worth it. The food was great and service was awesome. The young man that was there was running the bar and dinning area all by himself but he did not miss a... More 

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Thank newyorkcityboy99
Dundalk, Ireland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

If you fancy a few drinks in a public house where you will not know what time it is then go here. The Guinness is ok even if they pour it incorrectly. The staff and customers are friendly. Nice for a quiet pint.

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Thank ziolith
London, United Kingdom
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102 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

Popped in to check the place out on our last night in Boston and I wish we never. The draught Stella tasted bad almost stale. The menu was boring and unappealing. Place felt very strange as if your not welcome. I will not be back

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Thank WorldTraveller82uk
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

Eh.. cigarette smoking greeter, who let us know it was cash only, sketchy feel to the place.. ok music but vibe was off.

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Thank Melissa S
Boston, Massachusetts
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44 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2015

I've been coming here for a very very very long time. I've lived out of state and out of thecountry and always come back to say hi and it's always the same. Great drinks, terrific staff (Jimmy has been there forever), and shockingly good food. You can wear shorts or a tiara and you're never out of place. Bike messenger... More 

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Thank Alyse M
San Luis Obispo, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

We were on a long layover and opted to wander into town to find some drinks that weren't airport priced. Ended up here. Food was okay, nothing special but EVERYONE was super friendly. A random customer held the door open for us, the door man joked with us and the server was awesome despite how super busy it was (Friday... More 

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Thank Kelley R
Fort Lauderdale
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2015

No. I'm not religious. But this Guinness is Godly. I ordered it and a beer for my daughter and he poured hers....said I'll bring yours over in a few minutes. I knew I was in the right place. It was perfect temp, perfectly poured, and was like drinking sex. It wasn't perfect....but I expect it can only be improved upon... More 

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Thank mustangdaddy
Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2015

food is only ok, wait staff is funny but not super friendly. I like that I can wear sneakers and not look out of place :-)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 12
Cuisine
Bar, American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 02:00
Monday
10:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 02:00
Thursday
10:00 - 02:00
Friday
10:00 - 02:00
Saturday
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Kingston St, Cambridge, MA 02111-2208
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge

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