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Walrus & Carpenter

200 Faneuil Hall Market Pl, Boston, MA 02109-1634
+1 617-742-1530
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
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“lobster roll” (23 reviews)
“chowder” (14 reviews)
“oysters” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood, Soups
££ - £££
200 Faneuil Hall Market Pl, Boston, MA 02109-1634
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

We stopped by for a bowl of chowder and it was great!! It was typical prices but the staff was great about getting our order to go!! Would like to try more next time.

Thank Kim449
Reviewed 21 December 2017

We had a meal here, several years ago and we were very happy to find it again, quality was not diminished. Friendly staff working in cramped space but producing excellent food.Thank you Walrus & Carpenter !

Thank merhabaabi
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a quick bite and a beer as party of our food tour. Yummy. The shrimp steamed in beer was fantastic super Fresh and the shrimp was deveined. It looked like the shrimp cocktail that our neighbors had was night peeled or deveined....More

Thank kimmisk
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

The place is a stand inside the Quincy Market. You can eat a great clam chowder and a very good lobster roll.

Thank mpm2
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

I must compare the "chowda" in a bread bowl ($8.88) to a southern biscuit and gravy. Both are to die for! My intension was to have a lobster roll but when I tasted the sample, I succumbed to the bread bowl. Creamy, flavorful and filling....More

Thank Deborah H
Reviewed 19 October 2017

I was in downtown Boston on a glorious fall afternoon and had a craving for a lobster roll. With not much time on the parking meter, I grabbed one for takeout at Walrus & Carpenter, one of the many food vendors in the Faneuil Hall...More

Thank HMFoodie
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Very busy and compact and not a fine dining experience. However the seafood was the best here of our trip as was the service. Surroundings were comfortable but cosy. Wine & beer available. We went 3 times for lunch and would certainly return. Pricing was...More

Thank SteveHK_8
Reviewed 27 August 2017

In Singapore, people treat lobsters like celebrities, and Boston has no shortage of them. Named after the Lewis Carroll poem, The Walrus and the Carpenter Oyster Bar in Quincy Market Food Colonnade at Fanueil Hall Marketplace specializes in oysters, lobsters and other delicious seafood dishes....More

1  Thank pauljer
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Lobster Roll and Chowder are the two food items that are a must when visiting Boston. And where better to eat this than in the famous Faneuil Hall. I chose the Walrus & Carpenter Oyster Bar for two reasons: They have a cauldron of Chowder...More

Thank Irmgard H
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

The whole place was packed and this was just opening so I figured they weren't just cashing in on the tourists to make a quick buck but it was an established eatery, we weren't disappointed, did was excellent chowder and the lobster, oysters seem to...More

Thank Bryan50
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  • Address: 200 Faneuil Hall Market Pl, Boston, MA 02109-1634
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-742-1530
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