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Village Smokehouse

$$$
American, Steakhouse, Southwestern, Barbecue
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6 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02445-7644
(617) 566-3782
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4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 16
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great ribs!

My family and I celebrated my son's birthday at the Smokehouse a couple of weeks ago and the ribs were wonderful. We had both the baby back and beef ribs and both were amazing. We opted to get the "full rack" (for only $2.00 extra) so that we had some to take home. With so much snow this year... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 13, 2015
Sandysox
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Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
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Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

My family and I celebrated my son's birthday at the Smokehouse a couple of weeks ago and the ribs were wonderful. We had both the baby back and beef ribs and both were amazing. We opted to get the "full rack" (for only $2.00 extra) so that we had some to take home. With so much snow this year we... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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120 restaurant reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

This place is a cute casual restaurant that have all kind of Barbecue food that is very good. I especially like the Ribs and Chicken. Do visit when in Brookline. They also do takeout if in a hurry.

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Boston
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84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

It's hard to get beef ribs in Boston, so the Village Smokehouse is a favorite. The helpings are very generous and the sides are also good. There can be a wait.

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Newton
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62 reviews 62 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Met a friend for dinner here last night. We had a wait for our friend, but were seated right away. We ordered appetizers: BBQ Egg Roll and Onion Rings. The Onion Rings were very tasty and the rings did not slip out of their coating (huge for me). The main meal was exceptionally tasty: Spare tips, BBQ chicken and brisket.... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014 via mobile

Took the T outbound to get a steak at a more reasonable price. A quick ride from Back Bay to Brookline did the trick. The Smokehouse was less than two blocks from the station. Steaks are cooked on the grill that is open to the eating area and next to the bar. Nice family atmosphere and obviously a local standard.... More 

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Brookline, Massachusetts
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

This place has been solid for a long time. The barbecue is really good - if you've got a craving, this will do just fine. Fun atmosphere, nice service. Recommended.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

Love the food (especially the hard to find beef ribs). The bar is the perfect place to catch a Sox or Bruins game. Fun atmosphere. Laura and the other bartenders are wicked friendly. Waitstaff in the restaurant section seems somewhat transient and lack the experience and ease that the bartenders consistently demonstrate. I recommend pulling up to the bar, having... More 

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new England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Love this little gem in Brookline. Service was great and so was the food... There was not one thing on the menu that I would not have eaten..the corn bread is to die for...I cannot wait u til the next time I am there....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Village Smokehouse was a real treat. Located in a neat little area of Brookline, the meal beat all my expectation. The baby backs with very tender, with a delicious bark and perfect sauce. The baked beans were just sweet enough and completely wonderful. Typically the corn one gets in a BBQ joint is of the water logged, super soggy variety... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

All I need to say is that it was a Monday night and we had to wait for table. The place was busy but the short wait was well worth it. We got a table close the grill and watched food being prepared, which is a bit of a show in itself with the flames that were being created. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02445-7644
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Brookline
  • Phone Number: (617) 566-3782

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Southwestern, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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