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Sunset Grill & Tap

) #336 of 2,408 Restaurants in Boston €€ - €€€ ,
130 Brighton Ave, Boston, MA 02134-2811
+1 617-254-1331
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good50%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“nachos” (17 reviews)
“spinach dip” (2 reviews)
“salads” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Gastropub
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
130 Brighton Ave, Boston, MA 02134-2811
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1 - 10 of 187 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best jalapeño poppers in Boston. Not frozen. Whole jalapeño pepper stuffed, not minced and frozen They are spicy, but they are good! Plus an outstanding beer selection. 100+ taps and hundreds of beers. Only negative: parking.

Thank William C
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Was looking for a quick lunch and got a little more than expected. Awesome beer selection, giant nachos...all the fixings and enough for two. My husband had the fried chicken ranch sandwich, hot and fresh. Great service, Emma was really nice and helpful! Great spot...More

Thank Monique H
Reviewed 26 March 2017

If you can't find a beer to drink here, you simply don't like beer. There are so many varieties on tap that it may be difficult to make a selection. We stopped in on a busy Saturday night and enjoyed a lively crowd and busy...More

Thank canela42
Reviewed 17 January 2017

No one can deny there's a good beer selection. Food is a bit of a mixed bag. The dishes that were good were the Wimpy Burger appetizer and Cuban Reuben. The omelet I had was a disappointment (greasy, not as ordered, but the wait was...More

Thank Gamberioni
Marc B, Owner at Sunset Grill & Tap, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2017

Sorry that we did not wow you with some of the menu. Will pass on your comment to kitchen and review. Give us another shot and let me know how we did . Thank you for taking the time to comment. Marc B

Reviewed 4 January 2017

I have been coming to this place before I even moved into the Boston area. When I moved this was a factor to where I was going to live. Came here for the beer selection. The food definitely goes well with beer. Plus there is...More

Thank Phnx8008
Marc B, Owner at Sunset Grill & Tap, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2017

Thanks for continuing to come by for all this time! It's awesome to hear that you've always had good experiences. I hope you'll come hang out with us again very soon. Please introduce yourself the next time you are in! Cheers, Marc B.

Reviewed 18 November 2016

I am writing this review strictly on the beer selection. I heard that Sunset had a large selection of beers, but I was happily surprised to find out that they had over 100 beers on tap. Quantity is not always a plus without quality, but...More

Thank Robert Z
Marc B, Owner at Sunset Grill & Tap, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2016

It's definitely our goal to offer something for everyone, Robert. It's great to hear that you were happily surprised. I hope you'll swing by again next time you're looking for some variety in your beer drinking. All my best, Marc B.

Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is the 2nd time I've reviewed the Sunset Grill and this experience was much better than the last and the last wasn't too bad either. This time a friend and I went before a show at the Brighton Music Hall, just across the st....More

Thank John S
Marc B, Owner at Sunset Grill & Tap, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2016

I'm glad your experience was better this time around, John! Thanks for stopping by again -- it sounds like you made great choices. We hope you'll come by again soon. We constantly try to improve. Thank you All my best, Marc B.

Reviewed 24 October 2016

This place is great for drinks and pub food! And their nachos are legit! I also loved the spinach dip with the homemade pita chips.

Thank Julester24
Marc B, Owner at Sunset Grill & Tap, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2016

You can't go wrong with the nachos! Thanks for coming by and taking the time to leave your support. I hope you'll come back and visit again soon. All my best, Marc B.

Reviewed 6 October 2016

Extensive menu - everything from ribs to quesediles to salads. Very good food. Service a bit slow, despite it being early in the evening and restaurant was not crowded yet. Came with my son and his girlfriend - it's one of the favorite spots.More

Thank Jenny H
Marc B, Owner at Sunset Grill & Tap, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2016

We're so glad the three of you came by and had a good time, Jenny! It's disappointing that the service was slow, though I will take to the staff at pre meals.That should not have happened -- I'll have to look into that. Thanks for...More

Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

First time visiting the Sunset Grill at the Allston location. We were celebrating a birthday for a family member, who chose this place after having visited it often in the past. If you love craft beer, you'll be in beer heaven. The beer menu is...More

Thank MariaZ670
Marc B, Owner at Sunset Grill & Tap, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2016

I'm really disappointed that you didn't enjoy your meals, Maria. We always want you to love every aspect of what we offer, no matter what drinks or food you order. We have noted your comments and will go over with the kitchen staff.Please give us...More

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bosoa17
Do you have to be 21 to enter?
19 March 2017|
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Response from Marc B | Property representative |
All ages welcomed to enjoy the restaurant.21 plus to try the 113 beers on tap.
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CaseyLeger
Do you have gluten free options?
11 November 2016|
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Response from Marc B | Property representative |
Yes many
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
Bar, Gastropub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 01:00
Monday
11:30 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 01:00
Thursday
11:30 - 01:00
Friday
11:30 - 01:00
Saturday
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 130 Brighton Ave, Boston, MA 02134-2811
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Allston / Brighton
  • Neighbourhood: Allston / Brighton
  • Phone Number: +1 617-254-1331
  • E-mail
Description
Something is always brewing at Best of Boston's Award-winning beer bar. Here you will find the largest selection of beer on the east coast -- 113 taps and 380 microbrews as well as exotic imports. Join our beer club and earn rewards while enjoying every kind of beer under the sun. Take advantage of the yards, cask-conditioned beer, flight samples, vintage and new beers, seasonals, ciders, and more. We also features Boston largest selection of meads.

Our extensive menu is served until 1am, and includes Boston's award-winning steam beer burgers and famous curly fries, original buffalo wings and giant nachos. Still hungry? Try our juicy BBQ steak tips, grilled fish, homemade pastas, tender Yankee ribs or our sizzling fajitas.

Come in to Sunset Grill & Tap today and see what all the fuss is about. We look forward to seeing you!
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