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Find old friends or make new ones at Kitty O'Shea's — this welcoming Irish bar is a solid hangout for residents of Boston's Downtown area. There are no low-fat options here, though, so save a few extra calories for your next visit. Complete your meal with the perfect glass of wine or beer from Kitty O'Shea's' drink list. With its kid-friendly vibe, Kitty O'Shea's is a great spot for families to chow down. Check out the brews and bites at happy hour, and kick back without spending a fortune. Big crowds can spread out in comfort at Kitty O'Shea's, which specializes in hosting large groups and gatherings. The restaurant also features a DJ, and guests are encouraged to strut their stuff on the dance floor. Loud music and boisterous crowds keep decibel levels ultra high at this restaurant.
It tends to get especially busy on weekends, so be sure to call ahead and make a reservation. Whether you're coming from work or a ballgame, the dress code at laid-back Kitty O'Shea's is come-as-you-are. You can also grab your grub to go. You can also serve food from Kitty O'Shea's at your next party — the restaurant offers catering.
In addition to street parking, there is a lot right around the corner, so finding a space shouldn't be an issue for drivers dining at the restaurant. Or, if you prefer, leave the car at home and catch public transportation at nearby stops at Aquarium Station (Blue), State St. Station (Blue, Orange), and Government Center Station (Blue, Green).
A visit to Kitty O'Shea's will set you back less than $30 per person, so you can make it a regular part of your schedule.