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The Publick House

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Belgian, Bar, Pub
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1648 Beacon St., Brookline, MA 02445
617 277 2880
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5:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Sat - Sun 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating

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  • 52
    Excellent
  • 70
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Perfect for a hot summer night

Not fancy. Not elegant. But perfect for what it is planned for. A place to cool off. Relax. Eat wholesome food and chill out.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 5, 2015
Stephen K
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Tel Aviv, Israel
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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72 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Not fancy. Not elegant. But perfect for what it is planned for. A place to cool off. Relax. Eat wholesome food and chill out.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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150 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Ate here with my husbands family on a sunday. They serve the lunch menu until 4 and the draw here was the mussels which are only served on the dinner menu. The burgers looked good from watching others eat them at the bar, lots of topping choices so you can make it custom. The frites are excellent, we started with... More 

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Yonkers, New York
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Tasty food - but if you are into quieter places, this one's not for you. Good service, fun place. The pastrami sandwich (a Reuben in Massachusetts!) was delicious, The beer choices were well explained by our server.

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Lincoln, New Hampshire
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

If you are looking to visit the great beer bars of Boston, The Publick House has to top your list. Yes, it gets noisy. Yes, it can get crowded. The thing about this place is that they really know about the beer they serve. We have visited twice over the past couple of months and both times our servers were... More 

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Boston, MA
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We went on Tuesday to celebrate my husband's bday. We couldn't make a reservation so we checked the website and saw they were opened for Marathon day in Boston; so we just decided to show up. It was 5 of us (including my 87 years old mother). We were seated at a very large table -rectangular table - we did... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

As noisy as possible. Go by yourself if you are going to go unless you don't mind hollering across the table. Burger no better or worse than other pub themed places. Specialty is wide variety of macaroni and cheese. It is pretty good. Large variety of beer and ale on tap. They have Allagash Wheat Ale which is a favorite... More 

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Silverdale, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

To make family vacations interesting, I choose beer places to eat at. He loves unique beers, and I found my favorite style (Kolsch) in a bottle here, as well. My 11-year-old said his burger was the best ever. The beers on tap were impressive, and with the Belgian Trappist Monk flair, it was fun. On the green line, it is... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I went there with my family on a weekday. It was our second choice as the other restaurant was full. But we have had a very positive experience. The atmosphere is welcoming for a diverse set of diners. We were not the only family and that was great. The service was attentive but not in your face. The food, simple... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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74 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I really want to be able to give this place 4-5 stars because of the great food and beer selection; however, my past two experiences within the past year haven't been so wonderful. Last year I came here with a group of 4 people. I ordered the hamburger and it was cooked perfectly to my liking at medium rare. Overall... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

My husband and I went in here after taking a trip to Boston to visit some breweries. It's listed as one of the top craft brew bars in some places so we wanted to make sure we made it in. We went in around 5:00 on our way home, figuring it would be pretty empty, but because of the Pats... More 

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Additional Information about The Publick House

Address: 1648 Beacon St., Brookline, MA 02445
Phone Number: 617 277 2880
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Brookline
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisine: Belgian, Bar, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1648 Beacon St., Brookline, MA 02445
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Brookline
  • Phone Number: 617 277 2880

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Belgian, Bar, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am

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