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We are humbled to have received so many amazing reviews here at Lower Mills Tavern, our local neighborhood feel mixed with an incredibly creative menu has earned us many accolades from new and old customers alike.  Our historic Lower Mills location in Dorchester is like no other, we invite you to read some about us and please, come in and try for yourself, you won't be disappointed.

- What Our Customers Have To Say -

Don't just take it from us, read what our tavern customers have to say!

"I got the most expensive thing on the menu and still only paid $32. It was late so I just had water to drink. Food was delicious, service was quick and friend, and the live music was so fun!"  Kelly, June 2022

"What better way to get patrons in the door than $1 oysters? Every Monday night, they offer $1 oysters for the whole restaurant, not just the bar area. The restaurant is quite cozy with a variety of styles of seating. For our visit, we started off with a dozen oysters and cocktails. The sangria ($12) was quite sweet and I couldn't really taste the alcohol. Could be dangerous! Other foods that we tried was the chicken sandwich as well as the wings with agrodolce sace ($14 for 8) and truffle fries. The sauce one the wings was pleasantly sweet and a nice amount of heat. Definitely freshly fried and doesn't taste like a stale wing that most restaurants unfortunately have. The chicken sandwich was a good size and came with a choice of side. The restaurant definitely has some good food and the all night oyster deal doesn't hurt. Will keep this place in mind for future oyster cravings!" Park, June 2022

"I try to go to a place a few times before I leave a review.  Since I've been here a couple of dozen times, I'm due.  This is my neighborhood hang.  The food is superb.  The service is universally excellent.  I used to marvel at the style and feng shui of a place that is pretty much just a neighborhood bar, but then was told that the owner's wife is a celebrity designer.  This, apparently, was one of her projects.  She done good.  Okay, okay, so the menu is pretty much limited to pub grub.  But, this is, after all, a venue that can seat, dunno, 40 at best?  What they do serve, is always prepared well. And they do have a handful of full meal entrees.  LMT resisted the horrible Boston reflex to place a flat screen TV on any vertical service, but still have a enough to service the sports fans.  
Lower Mills Tavern, you're my new love." Kyle, June 2022


"One of me and my wife's favorite go to spots. We always love the food and drinks here. Especially when she asks for a mocktail they never disappoint. The burgers on Wednesday are delicious and the live music on Thursday is so good."  David, May 2022

"The food was great! We got the tomato and mozzarella pizza and the fried chicken sandwich, and they were both excellent. Super recommended! 
They have a large selection of beer and whiskey as well, which was amazing" Steven, April 2022

"Had dinner here for my first time.  We got a swordfish skewer dish with couscous and some blistered tomatoes and artichoke, and a dish with salmon and some type of beans.  Both were delicious (though we thought both fish dishes could have been cooked perhaps a tad bit less...) 
For appetizer, we got some type of a mashed fingerling potato dish with a sauce.  Really good! We had some leftover food and asked for takeout boxes.  I was very happy to see that the boxes and covers are all compostable (at least, in commercial type composting systems).  Apparently this place also has live entertainment on certain nights of the week. We saw some cocktails pass by our table.  They looked good.  Ditto for the burgers, that looked really really good. A nice space, and a nice 'clean' decor.   Would definitely return.  (The Brunch menu also looked great!)"  Lisa, April 2022

"We've ordered a ton of take out from Lower Mils Tavern over the last year and the food is just as good as if I'm there, sitting at one of their large open windows tables. Chef Cara Nance takes such pride in changing up the menu often, leaving you excited about trying something new (like this photo, it was some sort of plum pudding made fresh!). I highly recommend the new truffled artichoke dip, Chicken Sandwich (trust me it's perfectly crispy) or stop in for an amazing brunch! I suggest following them on Instagram to see all of their mouth watering photos, as well as keeping up to date on their live music schedule." Jesse, Feb. 2022

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