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80 Thoreau

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80 Thoreau St, Concord, MA 01742-2409 (Thoreau and Sudbury)
+1 978-318-0008
17:30 - 22:30
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Mon - Thu 17:30 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 23:30
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Boston, Massachusetts
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125 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is not a restaurant for someone looking for steak and potatoes. The food is eclectic and they serve such things as "farm egg," (where else would an egg come from?). It's pretentious like that, but the atmosphere is quiet and romantic and if you like good food cooked with unusual and creative preparation, you'll like it here. Bring your... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have dined at 80 Thoreau twice in the past two months and while the food is well prepared, the service is not up to par for a restaurant at this price point. They need to improve on wine service. Wine should be served before the first course is brought to the table and it should be tasted before it... More 

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Concord, Massachusetts, United States
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for an excellent dinner after a day visiting Concord, MA, I suggest eating at 80 Thoreau. This superb restaurant is found on the second floor of the former train depot in the Depot District @ 89 Thoreau St. It is easy to overlook the entrance doorway, which is in the center of the building with shops... More 

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Carlisle, Massachusetts, United States
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Since opening, 80 Thoreau has consistently served up outstanding cuisine with great service . My favorite restaurant in Concord !

1 Thank Carolyn H
Concord, Massachusetts
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

My wife and I have been going to 80 Thoreau off and on since it opened (about six years ago, I believe). We have always thought the food is fantastic. Creative but not too off the wall. One still can read the menu and understand what almost every menu item is. We recently went again, and we both thought the... More 

1 Thank RichiePerk
Concord, Massachusetts
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went to 80 Thoreau last night. The service was amazing and every bite of food on every plate (we had apps, entries and dessert!) was delicious. The owners were participating, helping and clearly love food and ensuring their guests enjoy a wonderful experience. The drinks were great too.

1 Thank Alden P
Boston, Massachusetts
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99 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Love love love this quaint little spot in the burbs. Finally, a real restaurant outside Boston! Everything from the service, menu options (duck is superb), and excellent champagne by the glass to name few, this is going to be a regular stop as we continue to build on our food career. Support this gem if you live locally please.

Thank Freja3
New York
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381 reviews
254 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

We have dinner at 80 Thoreau every so often, and each visit is better than the last. Special thanks to Alex, our waiter this evening, whose friendliness and advice were greatly appreciated.

Thank skgbos
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

I always like going to 80 Thoreau - anniversary or meeting up with friends - it's in our top 5. Their home made tonic water makes for a great drink. Meals taste great, but a little small. Nice mix of people.

Thank Bob A
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

One of the best meals I've had in along time The ambiance was perfect the service was excellent and other guest we spoke to had nothing but great things to say. I highly recommend you giving this restaurant a visit you wouldn't be disappointed.

Thank Charles D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 Thoreau St, Concord, MA 01742-2409
    (Thoreau and Sudbury)
  • Public Transportation: Take the Commuter Rail to Concord on the Fitchburg Line. 80 Thoreau is located on the 2nd Floor of the Concord Depot.
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Concord
  • Phone Number: +1 978-318-0008
80 Thoreau is a progressive fine dining restaurant set in the beautiful New England town of Concord, sourcing from local farms and offering genuine hospitality.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?