Banners Kitchen & Tap

4.5
53 reviews
$31 to $50
American
Restaurant & sports bar serving American fare in a contemporary, multilevel space. Named for the iconic championship team banners raised into the rafters throughout history, Banners Kitchen & Tap is located in the thick of Boston sports, on the former site of the Boston Garden, adjacent to the TD Garden and North Station at The Hub on Causeway. Banners Kitchen & Tap is an immersive restaurant and bar featuring upscale tavern cuisine as well as classic game-day menu staples, healthy alternatives, a children’s menu, and many other unique offerings for lunch & dinner Banners boasts the biggest in-restaurant LED TV screen on the East Coast, Blades & Boards VIP dining room, and Banners Kitchen & Tap Topgolf Swing Suite.

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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
Protective equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
What 53 People Are Saying
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4.5based on recent ratings
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4.4
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4.7
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4.2
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90% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Had a great time at banners last good was good drinks were great my server was wonderful really enjoyed the conversation we had with each other

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 27 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was excellent thank you for making the date even more romantic

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 24 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is 1st time I’ve been here since the pandemic. Our server was Kristen and she was fantastic. We were seated right away and she was friendly and very accommodating throughout our dining experience. I would highly recommend this restaurant and ask for Kristen to be your server!

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Russ
New England
1 review
Dined on 15 July 2021
Overall1food2service1ambience4

I'd eaten at Banners before and had a really good experience, so I was excited to bring my son to this interesting Sports Bar with all its large screen TVs. Last night's experience was awful, starting with being seated near a large, loud family gathering with children who were running around crawling on nearby tables.

Then, the wait began for any type of Banners-related employee to take an order, make a suggestion or acknowledge our presence. I get it, it's post-COVID and restaurants are struggling, but it was not busy. My son and I made allowances for maybe not enough staff and people just being tired, but this was beyond reasonable even for reasonable people.

The beers came pretty quick after the 25 minutes it took to order. The Caesar salads were awful with dried out chicken. Again, another long wait to be noticed. Not interested in desserts or more drinks, but a cup of coffee? Sorry, we don't have coffee.

And, then another wait for the bill. And, then having to ask the Manager to take our credit card. He gave it to the waitress and another unusual wait.

Maybe just a bad night for Banners but I'll be avoiding this place and suggest you do as well.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 29 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A really great place to grab some food, drinks, and watch some sports! Would definitely recommend it, their burgers were great.

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Corri
1 review
Dined on 26 June 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience4

Our server took our drink orders in a decent clip. After that, we didn't see him for an uncomfortably long spell. It was after the dinner rush, so perhaps he was using that time as a breather. However, we went at that time to avoid the crowd and be in and out. It didn't serve that purpose. It was overpriced, lackluster service with food that was ok, but didn't make a positive lasting impression.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 25 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place to eat. Everything we orders came out timely and perfect.

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Michele923
New England
17 reviews
Dined on 18 June 2021
Overall2food2service4ambience3

This was our first time here. Two of us were vegetarians and two not. Service was great. Asked when we sat down if the water was filtered. The server said it was.. it was warm and tasted so poorly it clearly isn’t being filtered through a clean filter. The food was fair. Clearly a frozen beyond burger not made in house with ground beyond meat. One of us got grilled chicken on a salad and the other got a burger I believe. Nothing to write home about. Not a place for foodies but a decent place/ atmosphere to hang out I’m sure before a game and have a beer!

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LaurieS
1 review
Dined on 7 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

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2100
New England
20 reviews
Dined on 30 May 2021
Overall2food5service1ambience5

Our waiter was horrible!! Very inattentive. Not a pleasant experience.

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LauraH
1 review
Dined on 29 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our first visit, we saw this place on Phantom Gourmet and had to try it. We took our three girls for their birthdays, due to Covid they were still on a limited menu, we got nachos… AMAZING! Kids got chicken nugget meals, it was fresh fried chicken, delicious. Cheeseburger and fiancé got the pork chop special, they told us they cook it fresh so his would be about 25 mins, came out and he said it was one of the best he’s ever had from a restaurant. The waiter brought us over the churro donuts and put 3 candles in and sang happy birthday, he was amazing, all the staff was! Will definitely be going back again!!
Thank you for a great lunch.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on 23 May 2021
Overall2food5service1ambience4

Great place to watch the Bruins playoff game. Food was good. Unfortunately service stunk. Our server Colin seemed very busy and overworked, but never apologized for the wait. He walked by us multiple times and avoided eye contact. When I asked a question he wouldn’t respond yes or no to me, so I never knew if he heard me or not. Totally understand if you’re understaffed and busy, but just acknowledge that.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on 23 May 2021
Overall3food2service2ambience4

Server was not helpful in making drink or food decisions and food was meh - very bland, pretty dry and overall average at best. TVs were great and the whole environment is nice

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vipDJDaveS
New England
10 reviews
Dined on 22 May 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience5

Had a terrible experience at Banners at 2PM on a Saturday. We were seated and it took 10 minutes for the waiter to greet us. Once he finally came over he took our beverage and appetizer order.

The food came in a timely matter. He then took our food order. That was the last time I saw our waiter. The waiter disappeared for about an hour. We were trying to get more drinks and couldn’t find the waiter.

All of the staff (including the managers) were all on their phones.

At this point I was so aggravated I asked someone to get us our bill so we could leave.

I complained to the “managers” on our way out.

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vipRich
New England
18 reviews
Dined on 21 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Both the service and food was terrific. Brought my 8 year old granddaughter and it's an atmosphere for all ages. Will definitely go back/

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on 19 May 2021
Overall3food4service1ambience5

My second time here in the service has been horrible both times. Getting a server to actually help you throughout the course of the meal is almost impossible without leaving your seat and chasing someone down. Like I said this was the second time in a month that I had terrible service.

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OpenTable Diner
San Antonio
1 review
Dined on 17 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place. Best pretzel in the game

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Josh
New England
2 reviews
Dined on 11 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere for any sporting event or before a game at the garden. Food and drink selection is great but I wish the food menu was a bit more expanded!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 10 May 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Food was good , service was okay felt like our server Kelly kind of forgot about us once the place filled up. She didn’t check on us once during our meal and took a long time to get her attention to get the check. But overall good experience, definitely get a reservation on Bruins game days, it worked out perfect for us.

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vipKarenC
New England
16 reviews
Dined on 10 May 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Good pub food. Limited menu

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KarenR
New England
1 review
Dined on 10 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved the Banners Burger! OK beer selection. Need to go back to see a game on the huge screen!

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Alex
New England
2 reviews
Dined on 7 May 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience5

Overpriced for what you get. Small portions and not that great.

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vipbosra
New England
27 reviews
Dined on 6 May 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great location for attending events at TD Garden.
The food was very good we had a Chicken sandwich and the salmon bowl both good picks.
The main drawback is because of Covid-19 they have scaled the menu down and you have most fewer selections.
Still a great choice if you are eating in this area of town.

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NoName
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 6 May 2021
Overall3food4service5ambience4

Great service, good food, but very limited menu.

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NyaA
New England
1 review
Dined on 5 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food here was great, our waiter also great and attentive. I will definitely be back.

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DaveM
New England
1 review
Dined on 27 April 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

The menu was very limited due to the restrictions, but we will come back when Banners is at full capacity

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Charlotte
1 review
Dined on 23 April 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience5

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vipMatthewG
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on 23 April 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Great spot. Menu is limited but good quality. Would like if they continue to take reservations when things pick up again.

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PaulC
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 22 April 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Pretty good variety on the menu on a Celtics game night. @12% capacity in the garden so not very crowded. Good burgers , apps etc. super convenient for a garden event

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vipKateM
New England
90 reviews
Dined on 21 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fun place with great staff, friendly and following all safety precautions. Had the burger, was done right, served warm was tasty. Enjoy being able to watch multiple sports events at same time. Live local so will definitely be back.

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ThomM
New England
1 review
Dined on 19 April 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

We went here before a Celtics game. I found it very easy to reserve a table and order food through the mobile app. The restaurant staff were friendly and quick to wait on us. The space is really interesting. They've converted an old part of No. Station and have a massive wall of tvs. In terms of Covid, the restaurant seems to be going above and beyond to maintain cleanliness and capacity standards.

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vipKateM
New England
90 reviews
Dined on 18 April 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience5

First time there for brunch, menu very limited. Food and drinks good, service slow but friendly, not enough waitstaff on a game day. They did also offer regular menu items, it just a long time before anyone could answer the question.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on 17 April 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience4

Food was great

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CassandraC
Charleston
1 review
Dined on 16 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best place to watch Bruins game! Nice beer selection! Friendly staff from the host to waiter!!!!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
25 reviews
Dined on 15 April 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Food was great but our waiter was eh.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on 13 April 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Everything was great

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OpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on 10 April 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

We went to check in and they had closed/locked all the doors. It took several minutes for someone to come to the door (it was 940PM). A guy said “we had a gas leak so we can’t serve food or alcohol”... the restaurant was full. They didn’t bother to notify us of the cancellation. After leaving another area of Boston to come here without at least a courtesy notification of restaurant closure, I probably won’t give them service.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on 10 April 2021
Overall1food3service2ambience4

Restaurant was closed for a gas leak, it would’ve been helpful if they called to let reservations know.

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vipjoannan
New England
8 reviews
Dined on 5 April 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Our waiter was awesome! Fun vibe 😊

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vipBarrieK
New England
4 reviews
Dined on 3 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place to watch a game with good food.

FAQs

Banners Kitchen & Tap offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (617) 263-8200.

Banners Kitchen & Tap is rated 4.5 stars by 53 OpenTable diners.

Banners Kitchen & Tap does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://store.patinagroup.com/store/?id=1077.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.