Sixth Gear - Cask & Kitchen

4.3
13 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
Located in South Boston, Sixth Gear is a purveyor of modern American dining.

Sixth Gear opened in January 2016 and is located on the East Side of South Boston on the corner of L Street and Fourth. Since then, Sixth Gear has been serving both classic comfort food dishes and new ventures into modern American style cooking.

Sixth Gear's interior, reflects a Neo-Victorian style theme (think London mid 1800's - early 1900's) with a modern steampunk style twist. The restaurant offers the choice to observe passers-by in an open window setting or seats at the bar in front of your favorite sports team.

Please be advised that tables will be released to waiting parties if you are 15 minutes late for your reservation. If you need to change time, date or party size please login to opentable, or call 617-765-8836. Parties of 10+ please call or email to reserve.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American, Contemporary American, Comfort Food
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Hours of operation
Mon, Wed–Fri 5:00 pm–1:00 am
Sat 3:00 pm–1:00 am
Sun 11:00 am–1:00 am
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Phone number
(617) 765-8836
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
E 4th St South Boston MA
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Parking details
Visitor parking available
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Public transit
Bus 7 and 9
Additional
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor Smoking Area, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

Half Priced Small Plates

Enjoy a half priced small plate!

Terms and Conditions:

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: August 29, 2018

Ends: August 30, 2117

Availability: Mon 5:00PM-6:30PM
Wed-Fri 5:00PM-6:30PM

What 13 People Are Saying
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New England
4 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Waited 2 hours for food 🥘

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Milwaukee
4 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 5

the food was ok, not great. my friend's breakfast burger came out raw. fun atmosphere with hip hop brunch. overall disappointment.

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NL
1 review
Dined on June 3, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Came here with my girls' part of our girls' weekend. They have a 90s hip hop brunch every 1st Sunday of the month and found that to be a bit disappointing as it was just 90s tunes playing with no other themes adding to it (like hiphop themed drinks/food, outfits etc.). If they do ramp that up it would definitely be another star!. Other than that the service was great, albeit our food did take some time to come out, BUT when it did WOW WOW WOW so good! My Good Morning Pizza was so big that I had to take some with me even AFTER I shared with BOTH of my girls (they kindly provided a plastic bag for me to make a portable cooler- to keep it refrigerated until I got to a fridge- with the ice from the ice bucket that held our champagne for our mimosas, which were great too!) . The food I sampled off their plates, the S'mores French Toast and the Chicken and Waffle Sandwich were also heavenly! And the bill was not bad at all for ordering our food plus splitting a table mimosa (which came out to be about 2 mimosas per person for 3 people) - a little less than $30 per person. Overall if you could just be a little patient for the food , it's a great place to come and eat and drink while bopping to some 90s hiphop jams :)

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Atlanta
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Terrible food. Everything was frozen, or very bland in taste. Management was downright rude. I would not recommend this place at all.

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QJ
1 review
Dined on April 1, 2018
Overall 5food 3service 5ambience 5

Service was great ! Super attentive & friendly with everyone

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New England
1 review
Dined on April 1, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 5

Very good food, relatively friendly if not super timely and attentive service. Not sure about the “reservations necessary” maxim as it didn’t seem to be super busy—maybe to appear in demand? Would go again as the ambiance was a lot of fun and the food pretty good.

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SV
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 4ambience 2

We had friendly service but the food was not good. We ordered 2 Cubans and fish tacos - the Cubans were not tasty and the meat was chewy and the fish tacos were too spicy.

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KJ
New England
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had an excellent Valentines dinner date! Recommend the steak. They were juicy and cooked perfectly. Also recommend coming here for brunch! The chicken and waffle sandwich is the absolute bomb!!

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J
New England
4 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2017
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 3

While the place looks very nice, and the service is good (even though there was barely anyone there), unfortunately the food isn't up to par. I keep trying this place in hopes it will be better, but just not a fan. The prices are reasonable, however.

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BC
New England
5 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

The goal was to eat somewhere that had a calm and relaxed atmosphere on a Thursday night. Sixth gear was perfect for that on that evening

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New England
1 review
Dined on October 1, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Where do I even begin! From the décor (lighting fixtures, glassware, bathroom) to the ambiance, this hidden South Boston gem was everything we expected and more. The food is amazing and the waiters were super friendly. We attended the 90s hip hop brunch and it was a wonderful event enjoyed by all. Will definitely be going back sooner rather than later :)

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M
New England
3 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had dinner here last week. You can actually carry on a conversation without yelling! The wait staff was quite pleasant. The selections on the menu go from appetizers to dessert. There are quite a few appetizers to choose from. Then the choices run from ample salads to full meals including tacos, burgers, pizza, steak which was the most expensive dish coming in at $22. Anyone would find something to their liking on this menu. The fried fish dinner was cooked to perfection and not all greasy. The cole slaw was delicious. The wine list was impressive for a neighborhood restaurant. I also saw a creative cocktail list. Our waitress checked in with us several times without being intrusive. I'll definitely be going back. And the steam punk decor is very whimsical!

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New England
1 review
Dined on July 21, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Nice place. Comfy setting. Good food. Decent prices.

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