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The Purple Shamrock - CLOSED

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Good lunch spot

Happened upon The Purple Shamrock on our day of touring the city. It looked inviting so stopped in... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2013
Cleveland, Ohio
Lobster and clam chowder YUM!

Stopped in for dinner on Friday August 3, family of four entrees and cup of clam chowder each... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2012
Sayreville, New Jersey
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  • Terrible5%
21 Jan 2013
“Good lunch spot”
2 Sep 2012
“Mediocre brunch...keep walking to Quincy Market”
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1 Union St, Boston, MA 02108-2408
+1 617-227-2060
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Reviewed 21 January 2013

Happened upon The Purple Shamrock on our day of touring the city. It looked inviting so stopped in for some lunch. Menu is traditional fare, everything was very good. Service was efficient. Many in our party think the clam chowder was the best he had...More

Reviewed 2 September 2012

We were looking for some brunch whilst doing the second part of the Freedom Trail, their menu seemed to have a good selection so we went in. Service was perfectly ok and our server was helpful but the food really was a let down. It...More

Thank mudminx
Reviewed 4 August 2012

Stopped in for dinner on Friday August 3, family of four entrees and cup of clam chowder each. Ninety some bucks. Chowder was excellent but would have been even better if it was served hot instead of warm. I had the seafood casserole and was...More

Thank joee5
Reviewed 30 July 2012

This was my favorite restaurant in Boston. They offer a great lobster dinner special of 1 1/4 lobster with a side order of french fries for $16. They have an award winning clam chowder highly recommended. Good atmosphere and excellent service. I would definitely eat...More

Thank Moy-Kway
Reviewed 20 July 2012

Potato skins were fantastic at a great price! Ordered the Shamrock burger. Unfortunately, they were out of the Irish bacon. The burger was delicious; juicy and flavorful! The wait for our food was very long, but our waitress was friendly. They only had two waitresses...More

Thank TwoNYTeachers
Reviewed 29 June 2012

Waitress very accommodating and friendly. Great that she offered me a sample of a beer I had never had. Food was awesome abd plentiful. Great relaxed atmosphere, a place for the whole family

Thank kiltsandhockey
Reviewed 12 May 2012

This has become our favorite bar/restaurant when we're in Boston. We had been here in 2009 and returned again in 2012 because of the positive experience we had previously. They still offer a great lobster dinner special of 1 1/4 lobster with a side order...More

Thank dougandshelley
Reviewed 8 May 2012 via mobile

Stopped in for a beer and appetizers on a Thursday, beer was cold and food was good. Had a good pub feel. Late night stop by a couple nights later and it had turned into a techno dance club.

Thank zjf
Reviewed 4 April 2012

We went to the Purple Shamrock Sunday around noon. They were serving brunch which was fine with us. However, the service was awful at best! Our waitress aparently had better things to di than check to see if any if her tables needed anything. She...More

Thank Barry M
Reviewed 26 February 2012

We were donwtown on a Saturday night after having completed walking the Public Garden, Boston Common, and the Freedom Trail. We were looking for cold drinks and good seafood in a casual atmosphere, and we got exactly what we wanted. As a lover of Irish...More

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