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M.J. O'Connors Waterfront

4.0
111 reviews
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$30 and under
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Irish
Top Tags:
  • Good for Groups
  • Comfort Food
  • Casual
A favorite Irish pub for visitors and local alike, visit MJ O’Connor’s for delicious pub fare, American food, local craft beers and an extensive draft beer selection. Menu features include award winning New England Clam Chowder, Fish & Chips, fresh seafood, and steak entrees. MJ’s is conveniently located in the Seaport District of South Boston, directly next to the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in the Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel. The pub has a beautiful recently renovated patio with soft seating and areas to gather with large groups. Gift cards are also accepted at over 10 sister locations including MJ O’Connor’s Back Bay, City Table, City Bar and Solas in the Back Bay, Ned Devine’s and Anthem Kitchen + Bar in Faneuil Hall and Gather in the Seaport District.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Irish, American
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Hours of operation
Daily: 11:30am - 11:00pm

Sunday - Thursday:
Late night menu until 12:00pm

Friday - Saturday:
Late night menu until 1:00am
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Phone number
(617) 443-0800
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Private party facilities
MJ O’Connor’s is a modern Irish Pub in the bustling Seaport District of Boston, located in the Westin Boston Waterfront. The restaurant is conveniently adjacent to the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center and features American cuisine, fresh seafood, and Irish specialties.
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Private party contact
Devon Lawrence: (888) 450-1332
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Neighborhood
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Parking details
Westin Garage as well as ample street meter parking. Hotel Valet.
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Public transit
Silver Line World Trade Center Stop; Bus Route #7.
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Special events & promotions
The perfect location for corporate events, birthday parties, fundraisers and rehearsal dinners, MJ's Waterfront can accommodate up to 220 guests in our dining room or outdoor patio. We look forward to crafting a special menu for any occasion.
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Additional
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 111 People Are Saying
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food
3.7
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4.0
ambience
3.6
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78% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Bangers and mash was very good.

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
4.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

Was very grateful to the staff who provided my fiancé and I along with our friends free champagne to celebrate our engagement.

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OpenTable Diner (Indiana)
3.0  Dined on November 30, 2017

Service was pretty good but the food was nothing exceptional. Fish was very greasy had too much breading and the first time around undercooked. Great location but need to work on food quality.

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Meshoo16 (New England)
4.0  Dined on November 24, 2017

Good food. Server was attentive. Like other reviews noted, it was a little dark in the dining room in certain areas.

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
1.0  Dined on November 23, 2017

It’s Thanksgiving. We’re thankful that the host was such a dick we left and went to Legal’s instead. The place was empty. No wonder.

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RockStrongo (New England)
3.0  Dined on November 9, 2017

Parking validation didn’t take at the Westin garage, so we paid $20 more for parking than we should have.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Miami)
5.0  Dined on October 26, 2017

Food was better than I expected and I would go back again. I recommend the fish and chips pizza and burgers

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vipOpenTable Diner (Miami)
5.0  Dined on October 25, 2017

There really are no restaurants close to the Westin. The food is great and very cost effective pricing. We had the Fish & Chips, Cajun Burger, MJ Burger & a Pizza they all were excellent

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
4.0  Dined on August 3, 2017

Everyone was very nice and efficient, the food was all good, and the beer/wine selection was also good.

Interior spaces were a little dark for my taste.

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on July 18, 2017

Nice service with the food worth for the price! Good servers to please the crowd when it is busy!

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on June 17, 2017

Went here after a comedy show at Laugh Boston. Nice, quick service and good food! Reasonable prices.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on June 14, 2017

I chose this restaurant out of a variety of options in Boston because the menu was able to accommodate a vegetarian, a meat eater, a child and someone on a diet. The food was excellent and the atmosphere was awesome. Our server wasn't super friendly, but honestly we didn't need that from him. He was attentive and we didn't lack for anything at our table. This is a great place to meet friends for a fun meal. In our case we met friends we hadn't seen in twenty years and the atmosphere was conducive to conversation. Everyone felt comfortable. For example, we were sitting outside and noticed a chill and without even asking the staff turned on the overhead outdoor heaters for us. It was a lovely evening and dinner out with friends at MJ Oconnors.

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
4.0  Dined on May 21, 2017

Good Food Good ambiance service a bit slow but not too bad. A good solid choice

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on April 20, 2017

I loved the atmosphere. Our waitress was very friendly and energetic and the food was enjoyed by all of us! I can't wait to go back again to try something else out on their menu. There is a great comedy club next door, so you can make a nice night of dining and entertainment without having to move your car. And they also also validate parking for a discount.

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
4.0  Dined on April 15, 2017

Two families celebrating together on the 2 Dad's birthdays. Called ahead to let them know and we were "surprised" with 2 super decadent slices of chocolate cake/ice cream with candles (and spoons for everyone)! As a group we ordered cocktails, beer, appetizers, salads/soups, & pizza as well as main entrees ... and the food disappeared instantly! Highly recommend the calamari and truffle steak flat bread pizza as appetizers and the salmon was terrific and very fresh! Quick and friendly service was very much appreciated.

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MIRoadWarrior (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on April 3, 2017

Fun hotel restaurant with an Irish Pub theme. A nice find.

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KG03 (New England)
2.0  Dined on March 24, 2017

Good location. The Guiness Onion soup was cold, flavor was blah and the crouton was too small. I ordered a burger it was overdone (I ordered medium rare and it was medium well) and didn't have much flavor. The reviews online had been great and I was expecting more.

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viplfinchy5 (New England)
4.0  Dined on March 24, 2017

Excellent service and fantastic cocktails. I had a tasty Guinness rootbeer cocktail and the shrimp and grits were cooked perfectly. The calamari appetizer was a little dry, but the great service made up for it. The ambience was not as cozy as you would expect from an Irish bar, but you cannot beat the location and it was perfect for food and drinks before a show at Laugh, literally next door.

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Jenna (New England)
5.0  Dined on March 2, 2017

Good place to grab some drinks and apps. Came here with friends before a show at laugh. We had a great time, thank you!

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
4.0  Dined on February 25, 2017

Service and food were great

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 18, 2017

1st night in Boston .. was nice seated right away due to reservation that we had an open table… I will say the food was limited in the menu little difficult for son to find something that he enjoyed ...experience was nice ...price was great I would recommend it is attached to hotel so there were a lot of adults and fancy look like wedding entire

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on December 3, 2016

An overall great place. The service was awesome and the food was even better! You feel really good with the atmosphere. I highly recommend checking it out, nice place for a date!

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vipOpenTable Diner (New England)
2.0  Dined on November 11, 2016

Location is great when seeing a show at Laugh Boston, but the food really is sub par.

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viplfen (New England)
4.0  Dined on October 30, 2016

We had a big group with kids and Pats fans, and the woman who served us was amazing - she was patient, kind, and kept checking on us. Thank you!

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vipMcbc (New England)
5.0  Dined on October 29, 2016

It was a real pleasure eating at a restaurant in the Seaport area that was not crowded and had good food and service. I dined with 5 friends before the Jack O Lantern display at Commonwealth Hall and we were very pleased with our choice....only restaurant that could accommodate us that busy Saturday before Halloween night. It is off the beaten path but worth the extra walk.

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
2.0  Dined on October 27, 2016

Disappointed with the quality of food and menu selections. Worst lobster roll I ever had, onion soups were tasteless and desert selection poor.

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Dans3231 (New England)
5.0  Dined on October 22, 2016

great place for a birthday party. I was surprised at the soup menu i had a great vegan chill there, and a vegan burger both very good. I think that the vegan will be very happy with this IRSH pub place. I look forward to coming back sometime soon.

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MrsButter4 (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on October 22, 2016

Great quick bite for parent weekend

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vipOpenDJ (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined on October 21, 2016

Most of the food was pretty good, though not particularly inventive. The menu was bizarre for an Irish pub. Curry? Bok choy? It was missing all of the classics, and had some very strange additions.

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HimanshuN (Minneapolis)
4.0  Dined on October 5, 2016

Great place for business meals and casual get together

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