Union Oyster House

Union Oyster House, 41 Union St, Boston

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Union Oyster House
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Average Price: $30 and under
Cuisine: Seafood
Dress Code: Casual Dress

The Union Oyster House, located on the Freedom Trail, near Faneuil Hall, enjoys the unique distinction of being America's oldest restaurant. The Boston fixture, housed in a building dating back to pre-revolutionary days, started serving food in 1826 and has continued ever since with the stalls and oyster bar, where Daniel Webster was a constant customer, in their original positions.

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Union Oyster House is #199 of 3083 things to do in Boston

1 of 5 stars1 out of 5
By: Rebecca B, Sedgeberrow, United Kingdom
Fri 10 Mar, 2023
l It may be the oldest restaurant, but not worth it. No lovely warm welcome about it being the oldest; our shared seafood platter was all deep-fried and genuinely could not tell what was what. Wine was...

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5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: boston_traveler, Boston, Massachusetts
Thu 2 Mar, 2023
l It's hard to believe that I've worked in downtown Boston since the mid-80s and lived there since the late 90s and had never eaten at Union Oyster House. I used to walk by on the way to the North End...

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2 of 5 stars2 out of 5
By: Don P, Miami, Florida
Tue 28 Feb, 2023
l Great to be in a historic restaurant. Problem was waitress put in order and brought main course within 3 minutes of sitting down and appetizers at end of meal. Food was ok but not the best...

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Union Oyster House 41 Union St, Boston