City Bar Back Bay

$$$ • American

65 Exeter St, Boston
(617) 933-4800


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Reviews for City Bar Back Bay

Really great atmosphere right in the lobby of the Lenox Hotel. Quiet, dark, good people watching - just what you want in a bar. The bartender was friendly. We came in around 6:30 on a Tuesday night and there were lots of tables. Sadly, the drinks were not very good. The mamacita margarita reads like a spicy mango margie. Buuuut it tastes just like tequila and lime juice. Sad. The drinks were average at best. Cool vibe to stop in for a drink but maybe stick to beer here.

This place needs to replace their doormen. I'm on a knee scooter due to a broken foot and the guy at the door stops me and says sorry you can't come in here with that and says I have to leave it at the door. Ummm... I was speechless at first. Then I responded ok, are you going to carry me to the bar since I can't walk? He looks at me puzzled, then I say can I speak with a manager. He flags down the mgr in the lobby and of course he says yes I can bring that in, no full review

Self tip deciding service in a standard overcharged hotel bar. Paying cash the staff will not return the exact change, instead you will get a rounded figure. This means that a invoice of 52.50$ payed with 60$ will give you a change of 5$. Then they expect a tip as well. So count your fingers and belongings before you enter.

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Monday 4PM - 2AM
Tuesday 4PM - 2AM
Wednesday 4PM - 2AM
Thursday 4PM - 2AM
Friday 4PM - 2AM
Saturday 4PM - 2AM
Sunday 4PM - 2AM

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