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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Sanctuary

189 State St. (Broad St.) Send to Phone
617-573-9333
Eclectic bar bites absorb the alcohol in the cocktails swilled by State Street yuppies at this nightclubby after-work haunt.

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Sanctuary Restaurant Review

: Eclectic bar bites absorb the alcohol in the cocktails enjoyed by State Street yuppies at this nightclubby after-work haunt. The name explains a loosely-adhered-to spiritual theme: the three-story space is adorned with cheeky Buddha statues, and the pleasurably potent cocktails sport names like “The Afterlife” and “Purgatory’s Pleasure.” As for the food, it's not quite purgatory but it's not quite heaven, either---it’s all over the place in terms of both inspiration and quality. For instance, crab nachos and lobster tacos with dill cream cheese and mango salsa are ill-conceived, though their simpler, non-shellfish-based siblings pass.



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