dbar
dbar

dbar

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.dbarboston.com/
  • Phone: 6172654490
  • Hours of Operation:
    Monday - Wednesday: 5:00pm - 1:00am, Thursday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 2:00am, Sunday: 11:00am - 2:00am
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Christopher Coombs
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Private Party Facilities: dbar can be booked for many different types of events. •Sit down dinners, up to 60 people •Cocktail parties, up to 180 people. •Large scale club events with DJs and dancing from dbar’s amazing sound and lighting system, also up to 180 people.
  • Private Party Contact: Brian 6172654490
  • Special Events:
    Fridays and Saturdays: DJ's and dancing after dinner.
    Show Tune Tuesdays every Tuesday 9pm-2am with VJ Rompy.
    iThursdays!, every Thursday, bring your iPod or iPhone and you be the DJ.

Getting there

  • Public Transit: Savin Hill // Red Line
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Free parking in parking lot adjacent to restaurant.
A word from dbar
Open 7 days a week, dbar is a full service restaurant that seamlessly transforms into a nightclub and lounge as the night goes on. Formally an old school Irish pub filled with mahogany charm, dbar has been renovated into a hip chic hot spot. With warm glowing candles & long leather banquettes, dbar offers a casual and comfortable atmosphere that attracts clientele from Dorchester and surrounding areas. The unique and classy menu inspired by Executive Chef Christopher Coombs changes with the seasons and features the finest and freshest available ingredients throughout the New England area. Most of the menu takes a French twist, but also contains an assortment of comfort foods (such as our famous Veal & Pancetta Bolognaise) and old favorites (like our simple yet delicious Giannone Chicken Under a Brick.)
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Service
  • Diners' Choice WinnerContemporary American
dbar reviews from OpenTable diners
72 reviews since June 27, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.4
    Service4.6
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
94% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (59)great for outdoor dining (39)vibrant bar scene (39)fit for foodies (38)hot spot (27)good for groups (21)romantic (18)late-night find (18)special occasion (16)great for brunch (13)notable wine list (9)great for lunch (2)scenic view (1)Show More
  • The food was good although
    HamM
    Dined on 7/16/2010
    The food was good although the calamari was a little fishy but overall the atmosphere and food was good. The best part of the experience was the wait staff and bar. We had a great time and will return.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We were seated on the patio
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 7/2/2010
    We were seated on the patio next to the spealer and it was a bit too loud.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • dbar is still one of my favorite
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 6/19/2010
    dbar is still one of my favorite places in Boston. The food is always fantastic, and I always get great service from the staff. The atmosphere of the restaurant is amazing too, and probably one of my favorite things about the place.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fantastic! The lamb steak
    Tanya
    Dined on 6/18/2010
    Fantastic! The lamb steak and salmon were both equally amazing dishes and the mussels were just fantastic. Everything about dinner was great, our server Scott was there exactly when we needed him and very nice and overall we couldn't stop talking about the delicious meal we had the next day!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The lobster cavatelli and
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 6/12/2010
    The lobster cavatelli and the spring vegetable salad were excellent. The ingredients were very fresh, and the dish was not heavy.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • ***check your bill there may
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 6/11/2010
    ***check your bill there may be extra charges*** This was our first time to dbar. My husband & I were looking forward to going there especially because I had read that they turn the dining room to a dance floor around 10:30 PM. we enjoyed the food, however when it came to our bill we noticed that we were inadvertently charged for two extra drinks. My husband brought the error to our server's attention; however she argued that we must have had drinks at the bar. WOW..........what a turn off; especially because she saw that we walked in and were shown to our table straight away. Eventually the bill was corrected however that left a very bad taste.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Wonderful tiny patio, small
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 5/30/2010
    Wonderful tiny patio, small menu done very well. Look up when you arrive at herb & veg garden on roof.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, romantic, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Our dinner on Saturday night
    andreagriff
    Dined on 5/22/2010
    Our dinner on Saturday night was great! We were seated outside and it was a lovely evening. The staff was great- someone started smoking and they immediately redirected the person to another area. The fried calamari was cooked to perfection. My husband had a traditional chicken cesear salad and I had a pasta dish with fresh vegetables. Great wine list. Great night:)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The food is spectacular and
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 5/22/2010
    The food is spectacular and the service is always friendly and attentive. The outdoor patio is a gem.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • GREAT FOOD. HELPFUL, ATTENTIVE,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 5/15/2010
    GREAT FOOD. HELPFUL, ATTENTIVE, FUN STAFF. DID I SAY GREAT FOOD. WILL DEFINITELY GO BACK
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Dinner for four at 6PM last
    OpenTable Diner Since 2004VIP
    Dined on 5/14/2010
    Dinner for four at 6PM last Friday. Top marks across the board other than the place was almost empty.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great meal, wonderful friendly
    MiltonPickyEater
    Dined on 5/9/2010
    Great meal, wonderful friendly service, nice ambience. We will be back.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Highly recommended. The food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 5/9/2010
    Highly recommended. The food and service were excellent.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Really enjoyed our meal and
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 5/8/2010
    Really enjoyed our meal and the service was amazing. We will definitely go back, and go back soon!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The food was exceptional in
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 5/6/2010
    The food was exceptional in taste and presentation. The service was top notch. The restaurant has an ambiance that I liked when I walked in. I want to go back and have that same meal again, it was so good! Everyone in the group felt the same way about their meal!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • I always have a great time
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 4/16/2010
    I always have a great time at this place. the food is wonderful and the people are such a delight! I will be back there in a few months they switch there menu every so often! great find!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, late-night find, neighborhood gem, scenic view, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The food was very good, but
    Jojogo1VIP
    Dined on 4/16/2010
    The food was very good, but if you can not get in the small parking lot it is very hard to find a place in the street. Sketchy neighborhood to walk late at night. I had a huckelberry martini that was fabulous too, but I would not return because of the parking situation.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • A group of 8, and everyone
    2DinersDelite
    Dined on 4/14/2010
    A group of 8, and everyone raved about their food!! Scallops are always special, but the lamb steak was the table favorite. Flavor, flavor, flavor, done to perfection. Drink hits included the ginger lemon martini, expresso martini, and salt and pepper margarita. From start to finish this small restaurant is definitely a keeper. We go early as even in the middle of the week seats fill up quickly.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Amazing as always - loved
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 4/13/2010
    Amazing as always - loved the GLEE episode - really added fun to a Tuesday night!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • fun and fantastic- now that
    PapaVIP
    Dined on 4/10/2010
    fun and fantastic- now that there are reservations- perfect
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • excellent presentation.Soup
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 4/9/2010
    excellent presentation.Soup was amazing.great value , well thought out, very friendly
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic