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Sullivan's

#201 of 2,382 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
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South Boston
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2080 Day Blvd, Boston, MA 02127
+1 617-268-5685
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08:30 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 19:00
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131 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The line is a good sign the food is worth it. And the line moves at a quick pace. The food is always good and the location can't be beat. Take a walk and enjoy lunch at a classic. You won't be disappointed

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Thank Firemuppet
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is something about the smell of salty ocean air that begs for fried food, and in this category, Sullivan's does not disappoint. I had been hearing about this place for awhile from "old-timahs" we know and finally got around to actually trying it. The place was bustling even on a weekday afternoon in early spring. The ordering procedures are... More 

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Thank mterese
Conyers, Georgia
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81 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is a little out of the way, but is worth the trip. We ordered the fried clams and lobster roll. Both were delicious!!

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Thank sportsmom204
Weymouth, MA
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93 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

"Sully's" is the iconic Castle Island eatery, serving Fried Seafood, Grilled food, Fries, and soft ice cream. The lobster rolls are terrific, and still a bargain despite a slight price increase. Grab an available table, bench, or picnic on the grass. With views of Boston Harbor, Logan Airport, and beyond, you can't beat it. Walk off your lunch with a... More 

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Thank jverdun
Boston, Massachusetts
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335 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Even in February. OK, it was 70 degrees out but me and about 10,000 friends all decided it felt like summer and hit Castle Island this weekend, and it seems half of them were in line at Sully's. Why? Because it's consistently good and very affordable. And because it feels like summer no matter what.

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Thank Northern_Traveler00
Massachusetts
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Just love stopping there after a walk around Castle Island. Lobster rolls are always fresh and the fish and chips are delicious! The grandkids love eating the chicken nuggets or hot dogs by the waterfront...

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Thank pfdjmt
Raleigh, North Carolina
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

This is an old reliable place to eat on Castle Island. It's been there forever. Get an old fashioned hot dog, or ice cream cone. The clam strips are excellent. It's to go food, but there are plenty of places to sit right outside. Or, sit on a bench around the fort. You won't be disappointed. The staff is friendly... More 

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Thank John L
Boston, Massachusetts
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43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

One of the best kept secrets from outsiders - Sullivan's at Castle Island in South Boston. The takeout style restaurant sits next to Fort Independence on Castle Island. The service is quick, the food is typically local sea food and family friendly. If you want authentic food without the trappings - this is it. The views and the people watching... More 

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Thank barbarag8_11
Boston, Massachusetts
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219 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Love this place! Hot day, cold day, rainy day... Eat out or in the car... It's fun. Been going since I was little. Taking my children now. They'll go when they're older. They love the snap dogs. Best French fries around! Onion rings are fresh! Inexpensive. Now they have salads & chicken options. Bunch of bee me ur items!! Love... More 

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Thank Kslfromboston
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Picnic table outside, no inside eating. Take the dog and enjoy the weather. Then visit Fort Independence!

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Thank Margie H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Fast food
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 19:00
Monday
08:30 - 19:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 19:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 19:00
Thursday
08:30 - 19:00
Friday
08:30 - 19:00
Saturday
08:30 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2080 Day Blvd, Boston, MA 02127
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > South Boston
  • Neighbourhood: South Boston
  • Phone Number: +1 617-268-5685

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