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good pubfood near the intercontinental

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i am heading out to Boston for a convention at the end of the month and will be staying at the Intercontinental Hotel. I am looking for some good easy places to go have a good beer with better than average bar food. After 12+ hour days i don't want anything complicated.
a good place to get a pizza that is close by with good beer would also be great.

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  1. Not too far on Broad Street are a series of Irish type pubs. I would suggest JA Stats. The food is pretty good. Around the corner is Umbria - not a pizza joint but good Italian.

    On Broad there is also The Times, The Littlest Bar and Dooley's. All basic beer and grub. Stay away from Vintage. Overpriced food and drinks.

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    1. Lucky's on Congress St just a couple of blocks over the bridge on the right would fit your description well on a weeknight for dinner - huge two-sided bar with good basic food, drafts, and service - until the throngs arrive on weekends. It would also be a 10-minute or less walk through downtown to Silvertone, where the food is way above average, but it can get pretty crowded.

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      Silvertone
      69 Bromfield St, Boston, MA 02108

      Lucky's Lounge
      355 Congress Street, Boston, MA 02210

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