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R.F. O'Sullivan & Son

282 Beacon St, Somerville, MA 02143-3534
+1 617-492-7773
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“onion rings” (14 reviews)
“burgers” (53 reviews)
“steak frites” (7 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
282 Beacon St, Somerville, MA 02143-3534
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Reviewed 7 April 2015

We couldn't wait for the Lynn location to open and we weren't disappointed! The décor is beautiful, very warm and welcoming. The dining room is cozy and the bar has about 20 seats and is the perfect place to grab a beer and a burger....More

1  Thank LesBeats
Reviewed 26 March 2015

I went with a friend to O'Sullivans in Lynn, MA. What a bad experience. First of all, it took 40 minutes to be served a hamburger. Other parties who were seated way after us were served before we were. After waiting 20 minutes, we asked...More

3  Thank Kimmey20
Reviewed 23 March 2015

I went to this restaurant/pub for lunch today. We all had great Cheeseburgers great steak fries/ Onion Rings. Do go here for classic good pub food. The service was good and takes some time as everything is made to order on the spot and well...More

1  Thank kappy26
Reviewed 25 November 2014

RFOs is a staple to those around the medford/somerville area as well as into Cambridge and around Boston. It is a smaller place that you have to pick your times wisely in order to not get stuck waiting for a table. I change up the...More

1  Thank davz56
Reviewed 22 September 2014

I was in Boston to visit my kids and picked R.F. O'Sullivans from Trip Advisor and I was NOT disappointed. The place was crowded and for good reason, the burgers were excellent. So many different kinds of burgers to choose from and a full bar!...More

1  Thank runningwithred
Reviewed 1 July 2014

"Black and Bleu" Burger and 2 pints of great Guiness definitely the way to go. Clean,comfortable atmosphere. Server was quick,friendly, and attentive. Highly recommended.

1  Thank msulliv352
Reviewed 28 June 2014

WHAT a GREAT Burger, Which One Does Not matter.. Simply said Great place for and unbelievable Burger..

Thank Weevaluate
Reviewed 3 June 2014 via mobile

We came in four hungry adults for a dinner. We all ordered different types of burgers (I took the "black and blue"). All burger were great. Good size, perfectly prepared, fresh vegetables, nice side salad or (huge) french fries or tasty sweet potato chips. Service...More

Thank Erano69
Reviewed 13 May 2014

The food here is really good. And the burger selection is ridiculous and they are all delicious. A million to choose from. Definitely switch out onion rings for the fries - they are amazing. My only complaint is that the burgers are tricky to eat...More

1  Thank BeeGrrrl
Reviewed 4 March 2014

So, forget all the other burger places in and around Boston. This to me, is the best! You can see it being prepared, there are a multitude of choices, and everything happens with smiles. AND plenty of free places to pahk your cah! Don't miss...More

Thank Dana B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 282 Beacon St, Somerville, MA 02143-3534
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: +1 617-492-7773
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