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The Publick House

) #7 of 118 Restaurants in Brookline €€ - €€€ American, ,
1648 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02445-2101
+1 617-277-2880
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good47%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“mussels” (20 reviews)
“fries” (26 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Belgian, European
€€ - €€€
1648 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02445-2101
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11 - 20 of 204 reviews

Reviewed 9 November 2016

The food here is very good. And the prices are very reasonable. My only problem is that it is usually really crowded at brunch and you have top wait for a table.

Thank Mitchell D
Reviewed 21 October 2016

A nice restaurant with a warm feeling. We enjoyed the old fashion atmosphere. The food was very goo and so was the service. The staff was friendly and prompt. They have a bakery with a great section. We have been there a few times and...More

Thank Margaret M
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Craft beer tap list is unbeatable and servers/bartenders are knowledgable and helpful. Food is good. They loose one star for their strict table policy. You can't sit at a table if you're not eating, even if the restaurant is empty. It seems like they add...More

Thank MzRs
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This place has some great Belgian beers stuff you can't find anywhere else in the US. The fries and food are great too!

Thank Will S
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Mac and cheese if you have an affinity for it. Delicious. Service was slow and I don't know if they just didn't like our table or if that's normal. Great place for beer lovers.

Thank Indigo_Scott
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

I've been here twice and can't wait to go back. Just outstanding all around. From the atmosphere to the service to the food. Highly recommended their fries and their grilled chicken sandwich. If your looking to beat the crowds get there early or else you'll...More

Thank Marlon24
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Visited The Publick House after work with some colleagues. The extensive beer list was a fantastic find: there are beers from all corners of the globe available. Our server was well versed in their stock and was able to provide very good recommendations we all...More

Thank MichaelBurjack
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Visited here most recently on a Monday night for dinner & beers at the bar. Our server was very personable--gracious but still "fun." Beer selection is stellar, and the staff is knowledgable without being obnoxious about it. Food is great--mac&cheese is AWESOME (it wins Boston...More

Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Enjoy a Belgian draft, or two, or ten! The draft selection is always outstanding. They have good, hardy bar food as well. Try the moules, excellent!!

Thank Jake59Boston
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Better to go early unless you want a crowded scene. Beer choices definitely the best in town, food options pretty mediocre.

Thank steventobolsky
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, Belgian, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1648 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02445-2101
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Brookline
  • Phone Number: +1 617-277-2880
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