Union Oyster House
Historic eatery & seafood institution
Oyster Bar · Downtown · $$
The Zagat Review
4.2
Food
4.1
Decor
4.1
Service
 
Nostalgic types “love the history” of this 1826-vintage “destination” near Faneuil Hall, a “unique Boston experience” billed as America’s oldest continuously operating eatery, offering “sublime” chowder, “divine” oysters and other “well-executed Yankee seafood classics” , all for “benign prices” ; dark woods, “warped” floors and oil painting–adorned walls lend a “quaint” vibe, and the servers are “always nice” , even when dealing with the “touristy” droves.
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hours Open Today · 11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
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Monday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
location 41 Union Street, Boston, MA 02108, USA phone +1 617-227-2750 website www.unionoysterhouse.com directions Get Directions
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Google Reviews
4.0
(1646)
No place like home. We always return to this restaurant whenever come home to Boston. Tonight was even better than usual. Our waiter, Justice definitely added to our evening. He was very pleasant and very attentive. Outstanding. We needed to ask for nothing; he already anticipated it and done. Our meals too were outstanding. I had the Fisherman's Platter and my wife had the Swordfish. She said best she ever had. Unusually nice thick piece, cooked to perfection and softer texture than any she had ever had before. Sides also cooked to perfection. Highly recommend to anyone to go and experience history and fabulous dinner at the same time.
Paul DiCicco · January 26, 2018
Perfect raw oysters and delicious clam chowder! Staff was all amazing and the atmosphere was outstanding. Try their special beer that Sam Adams makes just for them, smoky taste.. Yum!!! We only had 2 days in Boston and we came here on both days =P fun place for sure:)
Ashley Gilmour · February 20, 2018
Ate downstairs opposed to upstairs where there is usually a wait. The food was good and averaged price. There is a lot of seating downstairs with lovely artwork that depict the history or Boston. It's a very cozy environment. The staff here is extremely nice and friendly. The start you off with their homemade cornbread and butter.
Cheuk Ying Siu · January 1, 2018