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About Durgin Park

For well over a century, Durgin-Park has catered to the hearty appetites of straw-hatted, white-aproned market men and local characters. Today it hosts visiting celebrities, business men and women, students, and tourists from every part of the globe. While the origin of Durgin-Park goes back to Revolutionary days, the era of fame for its chowders, Indian puddings, apple pan dowdy, johnny cake, and New England boiled dinners started some 130 years ago when John Durgin, in partnership with Eldridge Park, a livery man, and John G. Chandler, a dry goods merchant, took over. The theme followed to this day was decided upon then by these old Yankees, that the best advertising is plenty of food on the table.

340 Faneuil Hall Market Pl
Boston, MA 02109
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Seafood, American, Comfort Food

Hours of Operation:
Sunday thru Wednesday: 11:30AM-9PM
Thursday thru Saturday: 11:30Am-10:00PM
Pub and Tavern: Friday and Saturday open Till 1AM

Cross Street:
Clinton and North

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(617) 227-2038

Website:
http://www.durgin-park.com/

Entertainment:
Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in the Pub from 9-close no cover! Follow us on Instagram at : Hideout_atdurginpark & durgin_park for up-to-date information!

Catering:
We will come to your office or home please call Patricia for details 617 227 2038

Parking Details:
We also validate at 75 State Street M-F after 5 and on weekends.
There is street parking after 6PM on Clinton Street and throughout union Street.

Public Transit:
Green line-Government Center
Orange line-Haymarket
Blue line-State St

Executive Chef:
Roberto Reyes

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
THANKSGIVING DINNER : A Holiday Tradition Three Course Special
Choice of Soup or Salad:
New England Clam Chowder or Butternut Squash
or
Autumn Vegetable Salad or Caesar Salad
Entrée
**Turkey Dinner with all the Trimmings
Adult $30.95 Children $16.95
**Baked Maple Ham with Apricot Sauce
Adult $24.95 Children $14.95
**Roast Prime Rib with Au Jus
Adult $42.95
**Durgin-Cut Prime Rib with Au Jus
Adult $61.95
**Baked Boston Schrod
Adult $39.95
**Baked Stuffed Jumbo Shrimp
Adult $39.95
**Chicken Tender Platter
Child $13.95
Served with Two Sides:
Mashed Potatoes, Butternut Squash, Baked Beans, French Fries or Seasonal Sautéed Vegetables
Choice of Dessert:
Apple Pie, Pumpkin Pie, Pumpkin Cheesecake
Hot Fudge Sundae and Indian Pudding
Beverage Included: Apple Cider, Soda, Coffee or Tea
Make your reservations today, from 11:30-7:30pm.

Specials

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Specials

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Details

THANKSGIVING DINNER: A Holiday Tradition Three Course Special: Choice of Soup or Salad: Entrée **Turkey Dinner Adult $30.95 Child $16.95 **Baked Maple Ham Adult $24.95 Child $14.95 Roast Prime Rib with Au Jus Adult $42.95, choice of dessert and a cup of apple cider! Join Us from 11am-7:30pm

Private Dining

Take part in Boston history as you step into one of the oldest continuously running establishments in the country. Choose from a wide selection of comfort food and classic New England fare such as the Clam Chowder or the signature Prime Rib Steak. At Durgin-Park, we serve history.

Durgin Park Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.2

service

4.2

ambience

3.7

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

87% would recommend it to a friend

Authentic (30)
Casual (28)
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Comfort Food (18)
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Local Ingredients (13)
Special Occasion (12)
Good for Birthdays (10)
Great for Lunch (10)
Good for a Date (10)
Fit for Foodies (7)
Scenic View (7)
Sunday Lunch (7)
Worth the Drive (7)
People Watching (6)
Good for Anniversaries (5)
Business Meals (5)
Creative Cuisine (5)
Bar Seating (4)
Cozy (4)
Hot Spot (4)
Great for Brunch (4)
Happy Hour (3)
Great for Outdoor Dining (3)
Quick Bite (3)
Great Beer (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
Live Music (1)
Quiet Conversation (1)
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 (New England)·Dined on November 10, 2017

We had the lamb shank ,prime rib and indian pudding for dessert. Everything was excellent. Great prices for a home cooked meal. Have always gone to Durgin Park and it is never a disappointment. Will return soon!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Comfort Food
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Been going here since ... forever. Most recent visit very disappointing. Same friendly service, same “old” restaurant feel - but food has definitely deteriorated. “Fresh” seafood not so fresh anymore, salads a bit tired, steaks came off an assembly line. Maybe it was inevitable, being in the midst of Boston’s tourist hot spot, but more and more feels like just another tourist attraction, one among many many others in the Faneuil Hall vicinity.

Tags: Paleo Friendly
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Excellent home cooking type comfort food - perfect prime rib served in red checked tablecloths overlooking Faneuil Hall pedestrian walkway. Great beer selection. Perfect service.

Tags: Kid-friendly, People Watching, Scenic View, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Great Beer, Authentic
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 (Indiana)·Dined on October 31, 2017

A continual favorite when traveling to Boston. The Lobster Roll and the fried clams are terrific!

Tags: Casual
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 (New England)·Dined on October 30, 2017

We had a fabulous meal. Prime rib was great. Super tender, cooked perfectly and very juicy. Cocktails were yummy as well and loved the corn bread when we sat down.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Comfort Food
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·Dined on October 29, 2017

Wasn't quite sure about the place but there was a deal for $30 restaurant gift certificate and 2 tickets to the comedy club below (call the Hideout) for $20. The Hideout cost $5/person so it was like getting $40 dollars worth of stuff for $20. The tables at Durgin are long wooden and covered by red/white picnic type table covers. The staff is very sweet and attentive but not the best in helping you make food choices if you are indecisive. They give you corn bread automatically but it was very dry! For appetizer, I went with the crab cake and initially was concerned that the bottom was burnt but it was excellent burst of flavors and crab meat when combined with the slaw beneath it. I was not a fan of the clam chowder, felt a bit watered down, by my date loved how creamy it was. For entrees, I ate the seafood pasta and my data had the prime rib with butternut squash and mashed potatoes as the side. I do wish the squash was not pureed (felt like baby food) but it had good flavors. The seafood pasta was made in a sauce that was so creamy and did not feel like you were eating butter, which can happen in white pasta sauces sometimes. The prime rib was quite large so glad we did not get the 32 oz and definitely cooked to perfection. No dessert for us but the server recommended "Wick’d Good Martini Malibu Coconut Rum, Hpnotiq Liqueur, Pineapple Juice" and it was good. Walked around the neighborhood after dinner then went to the comedy show which had its good and bad moments. All in all, would go again.

Tags: Quick Bite, Kid-friendly, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups
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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Visited while in Boston for the day. Great food and lots of things to do in the surrounding area. I would visit again.

Tags: Good for a Date, Hot Spot, Casual
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·Dined on October 28, 2017

Delicious food at a great value just like I remember from years ago although with friendly service. Will definitely return.

Tags: Authentic
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·Dined on October 27, 2017

We ate outside since the weather was so nice. The food was very good, and the service was fine.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Awesome


One of our favorite places in Boston

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 26, 2017

We had a wonderful server who knew that menu upside down and inside out! She was attentive and interactive and fun. Food was AMAZING! Great establishment!

Tags: Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food, Good for Groups
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·Dined on October 24, 2017

One of a kind! The schrod was divine! Durgin Park is fun, loud and always has great food!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Kid-friendly, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Fun, Worth the Drive, Comfort Food, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Local Ingredients, Sunday Lunch
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 (Richmond)·Dined on October 21, 2017

My husband is the fifth generation to have dinner at Durgin Park. The atmosphe is very casual with long communal tables and red checkered table clothes. The food was really tasty. I had the Yankee Pot Roast and my husband had the BBQ Short Ribs. Both dishes were very good. There are several more items on the menu that I would like to try in the future. Our server was friendly and very efficient in getting our meal to us quickly. Its not a fancy place and it would be great for families. We will definitely be back on our next visit to Boston. Hopefully our daughter and son will visit in the future and be the sixth generation to dine at Durgin Park!

Tags: Casual, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups
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 (New England)·Dined on October 21, 2017

We had a reservation for upstairs of Durgin Park, but got side tracked to their basement bar - THE HIDEOUT. Great detour; food was very good - same menu as upstairs- but was able to listen to a great group called Copilot - Ry and Maggie were incredible - what a find! I'd recommend the HIDEOUT to anyone who wants a different experience and is not looking for the usual (but good) restaurant experience of Durgin Park upstairs. Probably caters to a younger crowd, but as middle-agers, we had no problem blending in and enjoying. Lily the bartender and our server was very nice.

Tags: Live Music, Vibrant Bar Scene, Local Ingredients, Authentic
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 (Charleston)·Dined on October 21, 2017

We each had the Boston Cut Prime Rib, the house specialty. I had the house made baked beans and the butternut squash as sides and my girlfriend had the butternut squash and a baked potato as sides. I had the Boston Cream Pie for desert. Everything was great! Kim, our server, was professional, helpful and efficient. She did everything right. The Ambiance is that of a traditional steakhouse and seafood restaurant. Next time in Boston I will definately return.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients
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·Dined on October 18, 2017

Huge disappointment. Always visited Durgin while in Boston and looked forward to the experience. Now..absolutely not. From the outset...room is shabby....waiter is uniformed...corn bread was thin, dry and bland....chicked liver appetizer was badly overcooked to the point of being tough and almost burned.....vegetables with entree were cold and without flavour...prime rib was tasty but terribly overpriced. Would not recommend this restaurant to anyone and will never return. Too bad.

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 18, 2017

Great happy hour!

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 16, 2017

A childhood memory of prime rib at Durgin Park had me bring my wife on a short excursion to Boston. It was a bit disappointing. Dining room was quite cold, heavy work outside the back window noisy, and prime rib not available for lunch (saw that nowhere on the website). Service was ok but a bit slow despite the near empty dining room. The food we ordered - mediocre. Boston Beans were disappointingly bland. Cold beer was good, though they were out of their Durgin Park Ale. All in all a disappointing experience...!

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 (Adelaide / SA)·Dined on October 14, 2017

The food quality was ok, but overpriced. You are paying for their location and history and not for the food quality nor originality. The ambiance was fine, but the legendary Durgin Park attitude was missing. You would be better suited to dine elsewhere...or at least, lower your expecations.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Terrific food and a fun atmosphere. I have been many times, with my father and now with my children. Never a disappointment. The roast beef is absolutely spectacular.

Tags: Good for Groups, Casual, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Our server was the Best. Made our meal even better! Very great time! Visiting our daughter at BU

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 (New England)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Service was initially slow (getting napkins and flatware after cornbread arrived and taking orders) but service was very good once our orders were in. Too much noise from kitchen; seemed to be reducible.

Tags: Fun, Special Occasion, Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 8, 2017

The waitress had a great time having fun with my identical twin brothers. She was trying to get them to smile. Their wives thought it was hilarious. Loved it! And the food was good too, lobster mac and cheese was excellent.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Good for Groups
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 (Louisville)·Dined on October 6, 2017

With 12 people to organize, I was apprehensive about finding a place in Boston on a Friday night. I hit the jackpot with Durgin Park. Traditional Boston menu and used to handling large groups. Mary, our waitress, was wise, witty, and attentive. She even worked out for separate checks and made sure one diner with a serious seafood allergy was able to order without worry. We Kentuckian could not have enjoyed our Boston experience more.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Good for Groups
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 (Columbus)·Dined on October 6, 2017

Food was exceptional! Clam chowder was delicious, crab cakes and xcrod all very well done. Our waitress was attentive and brought us more of what was needed. Excellent meal.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 5, 2017

The restaurant had been closed due to sewage leakage from above in the building

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·Dined on October 3, 2017

I was delighted to have old friend Jennie, as our server! I had done illustrations for DP, years ago, my prints are hanging in the dining room to the left. To be greeted so warmly, meant the world to me.
I met up with visiting friends from the IK and NZ! It was the perfect venue to show of our Yankee food.

Tags: Authentic
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·Dined on September 30, 2017

Best prime rib I have had in a long time. Friendly and knowledgeable staff.

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 (Calgary)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Meal was average at best for the cost.
Very noisy and hot upstairs.

Very good clam chowder.

Tags: Casual, Local Ingredients
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 (Dallas)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Waitress was awesome. Food was mediocre. Crab cakes were hard to find any crab within. Oysters on the half shell were fantastic. Clam chowder and oyster stew were great. I stopped at a different restaurant and picked up a meal to go. Wicked martini was great. Can't really recommend this restaurant just because it is the second oldest restaurant in Boston, there are SO many other ones that are worth a visit!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 30, 2017

I took a friend here at her request for her 82nd birthday. Festive atmosphere, terrific food, but the waitstaff nearly spoiled the evening. It wasn't their famous "sassy" factor that disappointed, it was their lack of assistance/information when ordering, lack of availability throughout the meal and unresponsiveness to requests.

Tags: Good for a Date, Fun, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Casual, Authentic
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·Dined on September 30, 2017

Somewhat pricey but most of the food was good. The sangria tasted like not good fruit juice. We all decided it was a tourist trap but fun.

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·Dined on September 26, 2017

I was recommended by a friend whose father came here before ww2 and brought his family regularly. They were a Boston family. I had the cam chowder and shod, two older classics. All very good quality and perfect portion. The hostess heard the story and gave me a menu and other information. I enjoyed the experience very much.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Authentic
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 (Miami)·Dined on September 24, 2017

We first dined at durgin park in1966.we have been back many times in 1966 and 1967 and The 1970s and once or twice in the 2000s. The dinner on sept 24th of2017 was horrible,from Luke warm prime rib to poor service. Unless you remember your glorious past the durgin park of old will self destruct. The latter comes from patrons who use to love your restaurant and who are sorry to see it in its present condition.

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·Dined on September 24, 2017

It's a historical restaurant, large servings but nothing spectacular. One eats there bkz It's been in Boston forever. High prices, average service (not bad, just average). Hostess Gina is the best part of the place. It's very casual and located in Faneuil Hall area.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 19, 2017

Get together with Boston family while we stop in from a cruise, I was a cashier here 55 yrs ago and wanted them to experience Durkin-Park. Everybody was very happy with the food, our waitress, Denna (sic), and the service was terrific.

Tags: Casual, Authentic
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·Dined on September 17, 2017

This is a classic place. Food was excellent and my server Barbara was fabulous. Lots of history at this restaurant and you have to try the Baked Indian Pudding.

Tags: Good for Groups, Worth the Drive, Casual, Comfort Food, Fun, Creative Cuisine, Authentic
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 16, 2017

My first experience dining at Durgin Park was over 45 years ago. Lots has changed in the area but Durgin Park is still recognizable. Went with the very first meal I ever had there, clam chowder, grilled pork chops, and Indian pudding. Everything was delicious and did not disappoint. My husband had the scrod which was great as well. The clam chowder was fantastic and definitely one of the best we had during our weeklong stay in Boston. And of course the Indian Pudding can't be beat. I have a 50-year-old copy of the recipe that they use and mine never turns out as well as their's. But as my husband pointed out, they have been making it for 100 years longer than I have. The photo below is a little misleading as to what the Indian Pudding looks like because my husband had already eaten one of the ice cream scoops on the top before I could even get my camera out. It was fabulous and fantastic way to end a meal.

Tags: Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Kid-friendly, Fun, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients, Authentic
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 (New England)·Dined on September 15, 2017

Fun ambiance, great waiter, and good New England fare.
We loved the pot pie and shepherd's pie. The schrod wasn't great.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Paleo Friendly, Cozy, Good for Groups, Pre/post Theatre, Local Ingredients
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 (Sacramento)·Dined on September 13, 2017

It was an OK experience. The service was not great, even though the restaurant was slow, only a few tables were occupied. We waited for an appetizer that never came, and had to send a plate back because it was not cooked right. The server never apologized for the inconvenience.

Tags: Good for Groups
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