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1657 Beacon Street, Washington Square, Brookline, MA 02445
617-730-8040
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 44
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Awesome find in Washington square

I went there with friends and young children for the first time this weekend, and although the place has a very nice wooden and well done bar interior, they were very welcoming of our childish group for lunch with helpfulness and accommodation. The Irish bartender dished out string french fries... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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English first
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I went there with friends and young children for the first time this weekend, and although the place has a very nice wooden and well done bar interior, they were very welcoming of our childish group for lunch with helpfulness and accommodation. The Irish bartender dished out string french fries and water in plastic for the 3 children right away,... More 

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Stow, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The staff makes this place great. The beer selection is thoughtful but not niche. The truffle fries and cod fritters are excellent.

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Montgomery, NY
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

For dinner we started wish appetizers, pork bellies with wasabi, chicken wings and short rib dumplings. The pork bellies were the best but the wings and dumplings came in a close second. I ordered the hamburger medium rare with truffle fries. The hamburger actually was cooked medium rare. The truffle fries were also seasoned with grated Romano cheese and were... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I like the Abbey. The food is good, the service is fine to good. the diverse menu makes it a repeat, go-to place. Noise level is too high.

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Cupertino, California
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54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

They have really good fish taco, hamburgers, pizzas and salads, just a great selection of food and everything is tasty! It's a great place to have lunch! Service is really good, and they don't mind you stay for a while and chat away, they even keep filling your water glass with a smile!

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Nes Ziyona, HaMerkaz, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

Very good food and nice atmosphere makes the abbey a great place!! My favorite restaurant in the area

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Good neighborhood find with some interesting twists on dishes. Started off with delicious bread served with tasty hummus and fragrant olive oil. The caesar salad featured charred romaine...a different take on a classic dish. Similarly, the bison bolognese had a nice bit of spice to it which gave it a tangy kick and the statler chicken was perfectly cooked and... More 

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Boston
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This restaurant serves delicious fish, scallops, steak frites, roast cod, and an assortment of other dishes. It has really become my neighborhood place to eat. Besides the tables, there is bar seating. One seating issue is that the restaurant deserves a bigger dining room. Recently there are more craft and European draft beers. I hope you go there.

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Bucaramanga, Santander, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

Is just delicious and healthy if u don't eat the French fries.... Just 11 bucks. Consist in a sandwich with avocado, big chicken, onions,tomato,letter....with French fries.

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East Falmouth, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Great place for lunch with reasonable prices and great drinks. The drinks are varied and not run of the mill cocktails. I had the pear sparkler which was tart and excellent to go with my lunch. Pleasantly surprised with my warm beef paninni that had potato salad in the sandwich and it was very good. Many of the customers stated... More 

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Additional Information about The Abbey

Address: 1657 Beacon Street, Washington Square, Brookline, MA 02445
Phone Number: 617-730-8040
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Brookline
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1657 Beacon Street, Washington Square, Brookline, MA 02445
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Brookline
  • Phone Number: 617-730-8040

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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