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The Burren

Bars, Pubs Somerville
5 out of 5 stars
Burren, Bars, Boston
Photograph: Todd Van Hoosear The Burren

Time Out says

5 out of 5 stars

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A Davis Square mainstay, the Burren is one of the most popular (and largest) Irish pubs on the north side of the river. During the afternoon, the front room—with its wood-slatted floors and a gentle light pouring through the windows—is full of folks tucking into bowls of beef stew, sipping pints of Guinness (or any number of local brews), and listening to informal Irish seisiúns. At night, the Burren is packed, largely with students from nearby Tufts University, who crowd the large back room to hear live (and loud) roots rock.

By: Time Out Boston Staff



Address: 247 Elm St
Transport: Red line to Davis Square
Opening hours: Mon-Thu 11.30am-1am, Fri 11:30am-2am; Sat 9am-2am; Sun 9am-1am
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