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Lookout Rooftop & Bar

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Great craft cocktails and city views from rooftop bar in downtown Boston

Great craft cocktails, service, and outdoor seating (with heaters, if needed) in downtown Boston... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2018
Los Altos, California, United States
Amazing view on a sunny day, security is a bit strict and scary.. Great cocktails and vibe

Went for some noonish cocktails. After a strict security check, we went up to the roof which had an... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
Halifax, Canada
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** Please Note The LOOKOUT Rooftop + Bar is closed for the winter season and will re-open in the Spring. ** Building on top of the new POV inside our inspired hotel, we created The Lookout Rooftop Bar, a celebration of visionary thinking mixed with...more
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70 Sleeper St, The Envoy Hotel, Boston, MA 02210-1226
Financial District
+1 617-338-3030
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very lame and not nice. I would not recommend the “Igloos” (aka plastic tents with ikea furniture). We went for my sister’s birthday with a group of friends. The service was atrocious. The experience was not cool nor special, and the focus on the evening...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Pamela H
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Great craft cocktails, service, and outdoor seating (with heaters, if needed) in downtown Boston. Worth a visit to see your friends and view downtown Boston and the waterfront. Lots of room for small or large parties.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RhettL905
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Went for some noonish cocktails. After a strict security check, we went up to the roof which had an amazing view over Boston's downtown skyscrapers. Service was friendly and they had a nice selection of drinks and cocktails. Great place !

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank maayanrl
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

A great place to have drinks before dinner in downtown Boston. This bar offers a unique view of the waterfront and the Boston skyline. A fabulous place to meet your friends.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Astrid1511
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Security at the door was incredibly rude. We took our grandmother with us, since the entire family was visiting Boston. She is 82, but regardeless her age, this people were very rude to all of us, specially to this nice old lady, for no reason....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Alyssa L
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Don't waste your money for coctails, just get a beer or something. They don't know how to make coctails!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Elchin S
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

A beautiful sunny sunday in Boston, where better to sit and enjoy a drink than on the roof overlooking the harbor and surrounded by some cool architecture. The line on the street to get up to the roof at 5pm was short, quick check of...More

Thank karlconnolly
Reviewed 5 August 2018

We were meeting people on business so we got some drinks on the outdoor bar/patio. Don't charge people $14 for a drink that comes in a plastic martini glass or if they know what they're doing they won't return, regardless of the view.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Gamberioni
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Due to the fact that we are Canadians we were not allowed to go to The lounge after waiting in line because we didn’t have our passports with us. All other AMERICANS were allowed entry with any kind of ID. We had drivers license but...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Lisa552014
Reviewed 24 July 2018

We got drinks here early one summer evening as that is about the only time there is not a line. Security is tight so have your ID ready. There is a fabulous view of the city. The drinks are good yet a little pricey but...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank BML111
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Seaport District / South Boston Waterfront
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seaport district of South Boston is located
beautifully along the water. The area is designed for
easy strolling along the HarborWalk, and there are
bars and restaurants for all ages and budgets. The
Institute of Contemporary Art is located in this area
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12 June 2016|
Response from Lisa G | Reviewed this property |
As a hotel guest, there is no limit since all guests have access at all time to the rooftop. However for non-guests, IDs are checked since it is understood that those persons are going to the bar versus just sightseeing. So... More