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The Brahmin American Cuisine & Cocktails

#1,079 of 2,449 Restaurants in Boston}
€€ - €€€American, ,
33 Stanhope St, Boston, MA 02116-5111
+1 617-723-3131
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good46%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
33 Stanhope St, Boston, MA 02116-5111
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Draft beer selection is very limited. Other drinks are fine, but nothing stood out among the various cocktails consumed at our table. Service is fine; food is typical bar appetizer stuff. Pleasant seating outside when weather is good.

Thank cant83
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

We had a Groupon that we bought before going to Boston and had a good time at Brahmin. It's a laid-back loungey type of place, with sharable food and good drink selection. We had a flat-bread pizza that was quite good, excellent panko shrimp in...More

Thank GMag1976
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

First, I'm Dutch. Maybe my standards are different from American standards. Don't get me wrong, I really try to understand and appreciate US service. But service in this place is so incredibly fake. Don't pretend you know me. You don't. Don't pretend you're nice. You're...More

Thank Vaderstijn
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Went in here on a Saturday night for a quick beer and ended up staying all night. Great bar with great music & great drinks menu. The staff were awesome but big shout out to the Irish bartender think his name was Vinny. Looked after...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Awesome Food, all the employees were great from start to finish and the atmosphere was awesome. They do both dinner and a bar scene and then late night it turns into more of a lounge/nightclub on the weekends. Really cool concept!

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Three of us arrived early on a Tuesday night after a conference in town. We made reservations and were seated early. Our server was great - she made delicious suggestions specifically the flat bread pizza (braised short ribs) and the crispy Parmesan asparagus. We also...More

Thank PWDGolfers
Reviewed 21 January 2017

I decided to take my fiance and his guy friends to a happening place in Boston since they were visiting just for the weekend from New Jersey. We were having a great time drinking and dancing. One of the guys asked for a beer and...More

1  Thank Anjali I
Reviewed 10 November 2016

As visitors to your city we expect to get good hospitality and service at the restaurants and bars you go to. We went here last night around 7pm and it was busy - seemed like work people hanging out. We got seated at a table...More

Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We had dinner at 6:30PM with a couple we hadn't seen in a while & we were hoping to catch up. No chance. The music drowned us out unless we shouted at one another. The food, however, was good. We liked the idea of sharing...More

Thank Experiencenista
Reviewed 31 August 2016

The staff is doing an excellent job of listening and working with their clients and it is clear they want you there and want you back. The menu is small plate style so sharing is encourage and expected. If you don't like to share your...More

Thank David S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Bar, Pub
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:30 - 01:30
16:30 - 01:30
16:30 - 01:30
16:30 - 01:30
16:30 - 01:30
17:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Stanhope St, Boston, MA 02116-5111
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighbourhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 617-723-3131
  • E-mail
The Brahmin is Bostons newest and hottest eating and drinking destination. Renovated space to resemble a brownstone home you can relax on tufted couches or wing back chairs, gleaming chandeliers, private dining area and private room on lower level. Overall feel of elegance and class yet not stuffy or pretentious. very inviting fun dinner atmosphere with live djs at audible levels and a variety of share plates to keep you entertained. Open daily from 1130am-2am. Reservations not required but recommended.
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