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For 2
7:00 PM
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124 reviews
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$30 and under
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Solas is a comfortable modern Irish pub in Boston’s Back Bay on bustling Boylston Street, steps from Newbury Street and Copley Square. The inventive menu includes Fried Deviled Eggs, Irish Street Corn, Reuben Egg Rolls, Loaded Hamburger Flatbread and Panko & Corn Flakes Crusted Chicken. A rich selection of salads and stews, sandwiches and entrees are enjoyed with our extensive selection of draft beers, craft cocktails and wines by the glass. Stop in for a pint of Guinness paired with one of our delicious menu items. Solas gift cards are also accepted at sister restaurants City Bar and City Table, also in Back Bay, Anthem Kitchen + Bar and Ned Devine’s in Faneuil Hall, and Irish pubs MJ O’Connor’s, with two locations in the Seaport District and Back Bay.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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American, Irish, Comfort Food
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Hours of operation
Daily: 11:00am - 2:00am
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Phone number
(617) 933-4803
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Sean MacAlpine
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Cross street
Exeter Street
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Parking details
Valet Parking at the Lenox Hotel,metered street parking, and parking validation for the Prudential Center garage.
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Public transit
Orange Line Back Bay Station, Green Line Copley Square or Hynes Convention Center
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wine

Private Dining

Located in Boston’s Back Bay, in the historic Lenox Hotel, Sólás looks onto bustling Boylston Street, just steps from the Boston Public Library and the Boston Marathon Finish Line. Fabulous food and a warm, friendly staff make for memorable experiences for both corporate and private events.

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What 124 People Are Saying
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4.5  based on recent ratings
Noise · Moderate
83% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (New England)
4.0  Dined on January 21, 2018

Attentive staff—Great food—-perfect Guinness!

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

We have always had great food & outstanding service at Solas. We visit Silas a few times a year but try to make annual visit New Years before the family fireworks on the Boston Common. Great place for families or adult night out. Highly recommend trying Silas!

OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on December 20, 2017

Mid-week dining @ 6:45pm found the downstairs bar area buzzing with patrons. The upstairs dining area is quieter and more suitable for dining with friends since conversation is easier. The menu has some wonderful "comfort foods" such as short ribs, mac and cheese, and a superlative chicken pot pie with a couple inches of puff pastry stacked on top( my favorite). Great location on Boylston Street a block from the Public Library and similarly close to the Prudential Center shops.

vipJames (New England)
5.0  Dined on December 15, 2017

Chicken BLAT is the go-to here

vipOpenTable Diner (New England)
4.0  Dined on December 13, 2017

Best chicken fingers in Boston
Love the fish tacos and salmon dish also. Highly recommend if your shopping at Lord and Taylor’s to grab lunch there.

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

We were looking for a last minute spot on a Friday night and Solas popped up on Open Table. We had walk by this dozens of times and were happy to give it a try. It was a great experience. The bar is cozy and the service and the food were both great. As a gluten-free diner, I was thrilled with the choices too. Great little find--will definitely eat here again soon!

justme (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on November 18, 2017

Excellent food. Try the beef ribs and clam chowder. Our waitress knew what she was doing. It’s not an environment for an intimate conversation though because of how loud the music is.

vipPhillyGee (Indiana)
3.0  Dined on November 16, 2017

Fish and chips all tasted the same, as if cooked in the same oil simultaneously. Fish batter had NO flavor at all. The French onion soup was okay.

Silverfox (Atlanta)
5.0  Dined on November 4, 2017

Remarkable clam chowder in a highly competitive environment, and the “blat,” though essentially a sandwich, needs a much more elevated classification. Tender, moist grilled chicken on a toasted but soft ciabatta wth lettuce, bacon, chipotle mayonnaise. Exquisite. Service by Kevin was outstanding and wonderfully personable.

vipFoodieFoodie (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on October 28, 2017

Fun and good food.

vipMissKate (New England)
4.0  Dined on October 28, 2017

This was my second time to Solas. The first time had been with family members, so when I was in Boston on business, I thought this would be a good place for a casual meal with business teammates. I was not disappointed. The food was great as was the atmosphere. I was glad I had reserved a table for a Sat evening as the place was "hopping" when we got there. Would definitely go back again.

OpenTable Diner (New England)
4.0  Dined on October 28, 2017

Nothing too fancy or special, food was decent and service was good. Good selection of beers.

vipyvrgirl (Toronto)
4.0  Dined on October 23, 2017

Went to the Lenox hotel "city table" restaurant the day before for brunch and returned but it was closed for weekday lunchtime. Solas offered the same lovely service, high chair and coloring book for toddler. Grilled fish was good. Satisfied lunch cravings.

Kathleen (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on October 21, 2017

Great spot for quick good meal. Great beers too! Came here last year and came back again during the Head of the Charles for their Clam Chowder!

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

Attentive server, a lot of food, food very good!

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on October 17, 2017

We are from Australia and were looking for a nice local spot. This was it. Great food. Good service and great staff. Would go here again if our stay was longer.

vipdwn713 (New England)
3.0  Dined on October 14, 2017

The fries with curry sauce were delish. Good chicken pot pie and shepherd's pie too. Bathroom is inconvenient, all the way in hotel next door.

OpenTable Diner (New England)
4.0  Dined on September 30, 2017

Value for money, service excellent, highly recommend to my friends

Lynvick (New England)
4.0  Dined on September 26, 2017

Four of us stopped at Solas, which is part of the Lenox Hotel, before a Red Sox game. It was an unusually warm September evening and we were able to nab a table outdoors. Aside from the noise coming from Boylston Street, we were able to have a decent conversation without yelling.

The food was actually delicious. Two of us got the BLAT, (grilled chicken breast, bacon, lettuce, smashed avocado, tomato & chipotle mayo on parmesan focaccia), minus the bacon. The chicken was cooked perfectly and not at all dry like chicken breast can get. The combination of the chipotle mayo and smashed avocado was so tasty, as was the focaccia roll. One person got the turkey burger which he deemed very good, and the other got chicken tenders and fries.

Service was excellent. Our server was very attentive and pleasant without being overbearing. Restrooms are in the lobby of the hotel and are spotless. This is a good stop before the baseball game, and far enough away so that it's not packed and loud like some of the places closer to Fenway Park. There is noise from traffic on Boylston Street (trucks, sirens, etc.) and lots of people walking by, and one young man with a skateboard asked if we were done with our fries, but it didn't really take away from our enjoyable experience. Next time I will check out dining inside. I definitely recommend.

vipRIvervale4 (New England)
5.0  Dined on September 1, 2017

Fantastic evening with great Irish fare.
Service was attentive.