Open 7 Days a Week
Fall Season: Closing at Sunset-weather dependent

Castle Island • Since 1951

A Southie Landmark

Back in June of 1951, Dan Sullivan, Sr. opened the stand for the first time offering quality food at reasonable prices and for four generations our philosophy has remained the same. Whether you make us part of your daily constitutional around the Island or are visiting us for the first time-welcome and thanks for being part of the tradition!

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1851
Fort Independence, completed in 1851, is the 8th military fort on the island. Castle Island is the oldest continuously fortified location in British North America.
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1951
June of 1951, Dan Sullivan, Sr. opened the concession stand for the first time offering quality food at reasonable prices and our commitment to that philosophy remains the same 60+ years later.
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1950s
Since our opening, generations of Bostonians have enjoyed making Sullivan's a go-to destination.
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1963
Sullivan's second building erected. The cinderblock building stood for over 25 years.
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1970s
4 generations of the Sullivan family have continuously worked at the 'stand'. In this photo, Dan Sullivan, Sr. working in the 1970’s.
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1976
Fads may have changed-but our hot dogs and french fries will always remain in style.
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1986
Current brick building is constructed in 1986. The façade is a replica of the officer's quarters that once lined the walk facing the bay, circa 1807.
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2011
Sullivan's celebrates its 60th year in Southie!
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Today
We remain committed to providing you quality food at reasonable prices in a family friendly environment!

Group Order

For groups of 25+, Take-Out Facility only View Group Ordering Menu

Please use the form below to submit your request for a group order. Please allow 48 hours to schedule, although sometimes we can accommodate shorter notice requests. Anything under 48 hours please call ahead. Note that your order will be finalized with a call from a member of our team.

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Open 7 days a week from the end of February until the Sunday after Thanksgiving.
  • Hours of Operation 8:30am–Sunset (weather dependent)
  • Breakfast Menu 8:30 am - 10:30 am
  • Lunch & Dinner Menu 10:00am–weather dependent
We will close if there are more seagulls than cars in the parking lot!

Call us at 617-268-5685. We update our anticipated closing time daily.

 

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