The Ghost Walks

3.1
64 reviews
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The Ghost Walks is a restobar in the heart of the Theatre District. Our bar team has put together a great list of craft cocktails that pair with our chefs creative twists on comfortable food from all over the world. Our dining room is filled with art installations by local talent Timmy Sneaks for some unique photo opportunities. Our camera lenses are filled with banana tequila and you can even order a drink swimming in popcorn. If that's not enough, experience getting a bottle of Champagne from a vending machine. We look forward to seeing you!

Join us for the show before the show! (or after with late night bites available)
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New England
22 reviews
Dined on June 14, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 2ambience 1

Food or drinks are not worth the hype.

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JM
1 review
Dined on May 17, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

We ate here before a show. there were 4 of us, 2 tried the fancy drinks on the menu and liked enough to order a 2nd. The other 2 of us had beer or cocktail. Waitress was fabulous and very friendly. 2 had burger and chix club, both said they were great, my steak tips, ordered RARE were not. So if you order them , stress the RARE. The chix milanase was a large thick breast served hot and juicy but slightly under in the middle, manager came over and handled sitch beautifully and then took it off the bill, we werent expecting that as after it was heated up a bit more, my son devoured it, all in all everything had great flavor, i'm just really picky about my RARE meat. We did tip waitress accordingly as I said she was great. Would go again def!

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m
New England
7 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 2

We decided to grab a quick bit pre-theater before Kinky Boots at the Colonial Theater, nothing fancy. This place was right around the corner on Stuart Street. It's quite dark inside, black booths, high tables and a bar. (Should have realized The Ghost Walks, LOL). Server was very nice. The place was somewhat empty for a 6:30 on a Saturday night. The menu was different than what is online but we were able to find something. We ordered a Chicken Club sandwich with fries ($16USD) and a Chicken Milano with Caesar salad. The sandwich was good. Fries were exceptional, nice a crispy and perfectly salted. The salad was generous, nicely dressed and super fresh. The chicken was nicely crisp with panko on the outside and very juicy inside. ($18USD). Overall very pleased with experience. We like trying new places.

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RB
New England
2 reviews
Dined on April 19, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 4

Super over priced food and drinks. Not worth the trip.

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MM
New England
49 reviews
Dined on April 18, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

First impression, the decor was really cool and it was empty so you could really check everything out. The cocktail list was different and the ones we tried were good. The best thing we had for food was the Caesar salad. The wings were just ok, kind of bland, and I would not order the tacos again. We skipped dessert because we figured it wouldn’t be worth it.

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LT
New England
1 review
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 3

Drinks were good, food was fine, location is great for theater district shows. Clientele were younger and louder than some theater-adjacent venues, but it was nice in a lively way.

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New England
2 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 2

Definitely do not recommend. Very lame. Barely any food and the menu was totally different than what was printed, with even fewer items and basically nothing vegetarian. The drink in the camera cup had like no liquid in it.

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T
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 4food 2service 4ambience 4

Overall the place was okay. The food menu is very limited. The prices are very high. I guess you pay for the location? I would still recommend this place. The staff were nice.

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DD
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 2

Terrible drinks and food. The burger my friend got was a hard as a rock. The specialty cocktails looked cool but tasted terrible. The waitress was extremely slow and took forever to get our orders, food and bill even though the place was not busy at all. Also, she made us divide the bill and calculate everything. Also, they add a 20% tip to your bill right away so be careful.

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GB
New England
1 review
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Really cool spot and some light R&B = good chill dinner

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J
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 3

Food - awful, but mostly the service was just the worst I’ve EVER experienced.

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B
New England
10 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 4

Cool, new 'hot spot' that looks fun but had terrible service, salty drinks, and mediocre food... I'd pass on a second visit.

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New England
2 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 4ambience 2

Shocked on how much our bill was for the Quality of food it’s basically pub food that wasn’t that great and you could go somewhere else especially in Boston for better quality food for what we spent instagram does a nice job promoting and making it look like somewhere you want to check out glad we did and probably wouldn’t go Back

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New England
4 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 5ambience 4

The ambience of the restaurant is great. Super cool and chic. It took us over an hour to receive any appetizer and then longer to find out our meals were still frozen and were then 86’d. We chose another item on the menu (steak tips) and these were just poor quality and has a weird taste. The server was amazing. Very accommodating and aplologetic. We also found out the general manager heard about what happened and didn’t bother to stop by. We will not be back. Again - server and ambiance was amazing. Food quality was scary.

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b
New England
2 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Our drinks had no alcohol in them at all and were $15 each, the place looks like it would be great during initial research online but upon arrival we realized it was just sad and corny. Left after taking a sip of our drinks. This “bar” won’t last.

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BL
Charleston
6 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 2ambience 1

Unfortunately, I had high expectations to this place given it’s close proximity to the Boch Center and what I saw online. It turned out to be a terrible dining experience. Worst of my life actually. After waiting an hour for our food, my wife and I received salmon and steak that were too undercooked to eat.

To their credit, the drinks were very nice and the management fully refunded our meal. However, I still didn’t get anything to eat before our show. Very sad indeed.

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CK
New England
23 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 3

I had eaten here before and the food was great. This time we didn't really like it. We went before the Theatre and there was no one there, we left the restaurant around 7:00pm and there was still no one there. Not sure if I would go again. They have very creative and fun drinks.

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New England
1 review
Dined on January 11, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 4ambience 2

The staff was nice and attentive, but the food was terrible! Ambience was pretty cool, low score was because of the holes in the flooring of the bathroom.

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BK
New England
1 review
Dined on December 29, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

We walked in expecting an upscale cocktail lounge and were unpleasantly surprised. Extremely loud inside and more close to a towny bar than anything else. We walked out before we ordered dinner or drinks.

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L
New England
3 reviews
Dined on December 21, 2018
Overall 5food 1service 4ambience 3

Menu was being switched over so we didn’t have an opportunity to get food as they were all sold out and didn’t have anything to replace it.

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RN
New England
2 reviews
Dined on December 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We came here on a whim, and I’m so glad! The bartender was amazing (really crafty and thoughtful drinks) and the food was delicious. Get the wings, for sure. If you like heat, ask to try the chili sauce because it is HOT. Even the wings alone are pretty tasty. Maybe even the best I’ve had!
They also have a really cool cheese platter. $3 per cheese and it comes with tasty bread and a nice fruit compote.
I’ll be back for sure!

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SC
New England
2 reviews
Dined on December 6, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Pre theater dinner. My friend is on the keto diet and got chicken wings and Brussels sprouts. I got the burger and fries. Drinks are creative but expensive. Which is OK if you only have one. The burger was really good with a different twist of ketchup with something called tomato jam-it actually was pretty good. I asked for it to come without onions but I had to pick them all out. The ambiance was nice not too loud or crowded. It was early and we liked the decor and atmosphere.

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TD
New England
3 reviews
Dined on December 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Went for a birthday celebration. I didn’t get the waitress’ name but she was amazing and make the say extra special

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Tampa
1 review
Dined on December 1, 2018
Overall 3food 5service 1ambience 5

Everything was so great except for the service. So slow, but we think it was an understaffing issue. Otherwise we had an amazing time!

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New England
1 review
Dined on November 30, 2018
Overall 3food 5service 2ambience 4

Drinks were good. Had the sweet potato tacos and wagyu burger, both very good. Service was not good but very cool spot. Not super busy but that’s probably because it’s relatively new

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M
New England
2 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Great time! Good music! Great service! Good delicious. Will re visit again.

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SP
1 review
Dined on November 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fun place and atmosphere. Yummy food and drinks too!

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Orlando
26 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

We will never, ever, ever return. Like a prior reviewer, we read the reviews and thought that we would try it regardless. You would get a much higher quality of food at your local gas station. Everything on their extremely limited menu is clearly is prepared ahead of time and microwaved before being brought to the table. Very limited beer and wine selection. Don’t go. Many better options out there.

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New England
1 review
Dined on November 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing place ! Took my mother’s and my 17 year old son to Hamilton and before the show we wanted a fun new place to go to....... everything and everyone was so friendly and nice and the food was amazing! Definitely recommend

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

Great place to have a good time with your group! Drinks decorations are really creative. 100% recommended

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G
New England
5 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

Very salty main course. Oysters good. Music volume went up and down.

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BL
Raleigh
1 review
Dined on October 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great spot in Theater District. Really nice cocktails and decent food menu. A little pricey, but that's to be expected in this area.

Cocktails were the star of the show and the ghost wings were amazing.

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PO
1 review
Dined on October 25, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 5

Good food. Great theater access. Long wait for drinks and food

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JH
New England
1 review
Dined on October 12, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 5

I enjoyed the ambiance and hospitality was great. The food and drinks are pretty mediocre.

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LI
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great spot for drinks for a larger group. Celebrated a birthday and we had a great table and server. We didn’t do food but everyone enjoyed drinks and shared the large mule with the group.

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AJ
New England
2 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Made a reservation for a coworkers birthday lunch. Our reservation was accepted but the restaurant was not even open. I called and left a voice message and no one bothered to call back. Was excited to try it but definitely not impressed with the service. Super awkward situation.

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RR
New England
8 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 4

Cocktails are fantastic, a bit small for the price but worth the markup for the novelty. Food was average - we ordered the Ghost burger and a few of the taco boards. The fish taco board was the most appealing out of those we tried. It's clear that the restaurant is new and they are working out roles and responsibilities among the staff. Despite being nice and helpful our server didn't seem knowledgeable on the drinks/ hadn't tried a number of them. Atmosphere is great later at night, so would return for late night cocktails but likely not for dinner.

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DV
Richmond
7 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 3

Food is fair to average and overpriced. Drinks are small and overpriced. Nothing to recommend it given all the choices in the area.

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A
New England
4 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was incredible, as always. Dietary restrictions and allergies were extremely well accommodated, all of the food was delicious. The drinks were great, and the service staff was awesome. My work-friends were extremely impressed with the restaurant overall, and I'm pleased to have a place to take my colleagues when they are in town from California or Europe. The experience really stood up to what they expect from a great cocktail bar or trendy restaurant.

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N
New England
2 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 1ambience 5

They should decide whether they want to be a bar or a restaurant. Went to dinner with friends, about 9 PM they turned off all the lights and blasted the music even though the place was empty and our food was not there yet. 3 dishes showed up, 1 showed up 10 min later, so everything was cold by the time we could all eat. The cocktails are good and I'm sure my steak would have been great if it hadn't been cold by the time I was able to eat it.

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