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The Fireplace

1634 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02445-2101
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Ranked #13 of 172 Restaurants in Brookline
Price range: $20 - $40
Sun - Wed 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Washington Street
Transit: The Green Line - C train stop at Washington Square is directly across the street from The Fireplace.
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Boston, Massachusetts
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345 reviews 345 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

My wife and I had brunch at The Fireplace in Brookline, Massachusetts. The restaurant was full on a Sunday morning so we were glad we had made a reservation. The menu included brunch items like omelets and eggs Benedict as well as lunch dishes like burgers. Our food was very good and came quickly. There was some bread with the... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Been here twice and have concluded that the food is very average. Ordered the "award-winning" burger the last time we were there and it was nothing special at all, plus it was cold and we had to send it back. The waiter was totally nice and apologized, but we certainly expected better. Also the bread they handed out was completely... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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24 reviews 24 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Joined friends on a recent evening for dinner. They were seated at a comfortable table when I arrived. Server was either preoccupied (and it happens to all of us) or disengaged (couldn't figure out former or latter). Food portions were generous, and came hot out of the kitchen, which is truly appreciated. Water glasses were refilled thanks to the Manager... More

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We were looking for a relaxing restaurant after a stressful day, and we were luck to be recommended to this restaurant. It was a chilly evening, and the fireplace, which is the centerpiece of the restaurant, was going full blaze. It was an immediate destresser. The atmosphere was cheerful, the food delicious and inventive, and the service was just as... More

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New Orleans
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

A short cab ride from Coolidge Corner to Washington Square - and worth the trip. This is an upscale casual restaurant with an extensive menu. The wait staff were young and were appropriately costumed for Halloween. We had rib-eye and chicken, both were done to perfection. The vegetables were tasty. The wine list was extensive and the servings 'by the... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 via mobile

The Fireplace is excellent all around...great service, menu, drinks and food. Plenty of gluten free options prepared and served with care. Our server, Holly, was knowledgeable, attentive, and could not have been more accommodating. Suffice it to say that we'll be back.

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boston, ma
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45 reviews 45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This is a smallish place with a great bar (great cocktails) and fine food. It is not inexpensive and will add up quickly. But, for a special occasion or just when you want to treat yourself to a superior dining experience in the neighborhood, this is a great place.

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Chicago, Illinois
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229 reviews 229 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Great neighborhood restaurant with solid menu items and seasonal shifts. There were supposed to be selling out to a New Haven pizza franchise, but changed their mind. Bravo!

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Harrisville, NY
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Wonderful meal in a busy but comfortable establishment. We were seated right in front of the kitchen which usually is a challenge to a enjoyable meal, but the location was perfect. We got a chance to preview many dishes as the plates left the counter and the servers were eager to answer our questions. We ordered the short ribs, the... More

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Framingham, Massachusetts
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79 reviews 79 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Fire place is one of my favorite restaurant around Boston Area!!! They have restaurant' week menu during March and August. Every dish that I ordered were fantastic!! Their bread (potato bread) is out of this world! Highly recommended!

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Additional Information about The Fireplace

Address: 1634 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02445-2101
Phone Number: 617-975-1900
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Brookline
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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