J J Foleys Bar & Grill

21 Kingston St BostonMA02111
Closed
Sunday
10:00am-2:00am
Monday
10:00am-2:00am
Tuesday
10:00am-2:00am
Wednesday
10:00am-2:00am
Thursday
10:00am-2:00am
Friday
10:00am-2:00am
Saturday
10:00am-2:00am
Payment Methods: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Cash
Average Rating
4
Total Reviews
(71)
Recommended 1
Not Recommended 0
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Description

J.J. Foley's is an authentic Irish neighborhood pub that has been run by the Foley Family since 1909. This Irish bar has an old fashion charm as well as great moderately priced beers and a welcoming atmosphere. Since the bar is near the Financial District, it tends to draw the professional set during the week, but there is a wide range of people on the weekends. Visit the dining room to enjoy a...
by cityseekr on September 07, 2015 from cityseekr

Tips

When to Go: This is one of the best bars in town for a nightcap. In contrast to most bars, the bartenders here won't kick you out until 2:30am.
by ezlocal on May 02, 2012 from ezlocal
Parking: Street parking is catch as catch can. Neighborhood streets are deserted most nights; use caution when walking through Downtown Crossing after dark.
by ezlocal on May 02, 2012 from ezlocal

Member Reviews

Comfortable place, phone number 617-338-7713:
It's big enough I can blend into the crowd, but small enough I feel cozy.

The front room feels like a bar, but the back room is quieter so you can talk and eat.

Close to downtown crossing and chinatown.
by Dan on May 06, 2008

Editorial Reviews

This family-owned, century-old, no-frills Irish pub mixes blue-collar workers with suits from the neighboring Financial District and Downtown Crossing shoppers taking a cider or ale time-out.
by fodors on December 02, 2015 from fodors
Irish pubs with a "long tradition", this family-run pair of "historic" joints keeps it simple, with "friendly" barkeeps, a "welcoming" vibe and "mildly priced" pints; "dark" and sometimes "rowdy", it's "not for the in-laws", but better suited when you want to "grab a Guinness with friends."
by zagat on January 21, 2014 from zagat
J.J. Foley's Restaurant Review:
Most people come to J.J. Foley’s in the wee hours of the night to enjoy a late-night drink, but this no frills, bare-bones Downtown Crossing pub also offers an inexpensive pub grub menu. Appetizers include the standard fare of chicken wings, mozzarella sticks, nachos and quesadillas as well as house-made potato chips, but the real deals are the sandwiches, such as the grilled cheese, hot dog or...
by gayot on March 06, 2012 from gayot
Downtown institution is a melting pot of city culture, where red nosed politicos, burly construction workers, financial district suits, off the boat Irish, the occasional rock star (Bono, Joe Strummer) and smart-a@!%d journos raise pints of working man's ale cheek to jowl and feed crumpled ones into the way better than you expect jukebox. No other frills here, unless you call a bar with gritty...
by blackbookmag on September 01, 2011 from blackbookmag

Information from the business

With its checkered floor and wooden accents, J.J. Foley's Bar & Grille proudly carries its Irish heritage. This downtown bar is known for its ales, draft beers and Guinness. Catch a game of rugby or football on their screens. Nosh on their tasty grub which is typical bar food. It is a nice spot to have fun over friendly drinks and banter.
by yahoolocal on September 22, 2014 from yahoolocal