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Sun Tavern

500 Congress St, Duxbury, MA 02332-3138
+1 781-837-1027
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (23 reviews)
“scallops” (13 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
500 Congress St, Duxbury, MA 02332-3138
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a free seminar that served lunch was very impressed with our lunchThought it would be just a salad but had a choice of chicken or meatloaf Chicken was very tasty and served with fresh vegetables and rice. service was very good.Love the quintness...More

Thank Mary Ellen F
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

The Sun Tavern offers a friendly, relaxing charm. Our meals were very good: the service as well. It’s a great choice for a quiet, “special occasion” dinner. There was only 1 issue and not a big deal...the dining room floor was somewhat “sticky” in the...More

Thank ThinkingOutLoud
Reviewed August 29, 2018

Been there many years when it changed owners. The pork belly was to die for and the steak my husband had was also good.

Thank gibbscrh3
Reviewed August 28, 2018

I've been here many times and will continue to be a repeat customer. The food is always great, the service is attentive and the atmosphere is cozy. We love to sit in the middle dinning area because we love looking over to see the chef's...More

Thank marysM7304VO
Reviewed July 30, 2018

I would give this place 10 stars if I could. Set in a historical house this place is just beautiful! It's warm and welcoming and so are the staff members that work here. They make you feel like you're in their own home for dinner....More

1  Thank Paula C
Reviewed July 28, 2018

This place is truly one of the best restaurants in the entire Boston area. We arrived a little early for our reservation and were more than happy to have a cocktail in the more informal and quaint tavern side. The cocktails were delicious and unique....More

Thank bmartinson1985
Reviewed July 25, 2018

We had 7:00 reservations and were promptly seated. This has always been a special place to me and I was prepared to be happy with the experience. Not so. Everyone else enjoyed their meal but my steak was over-cooked, my potatoes were burned and stuck...More

Thank M23rdPWR
Reviewed July 17, 2018

Friendly service and decent bar food. Staff interacted nicely with customers. Ehe burger was quite good.

Thank bowfinn23
Reviewed June 30, 2018

My wife and I lived in Duxbury for 44 years and frequently dined at this restaurant. It changed owners several times but was usually a good place to eat. Prior to its current owner it was great. I'm sorry to say that I just had...More

Thank peter h
Gary J, Owner at Sun Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded July 1, 2018

Hi Peter, I am sorry to hear that you had such a terrible experience here at The Sun Tavern. We certainly strive for 100% customer satisfaction and in your case we failed to deliver. If you could call me at the restaurant at 781-837-1027 I...More

Reviewed June 18, 2018

Excellent food! Excellent service! Great atmosphere! A stones throw from home and a will become a "peat" and repeat in the future.

Thank 21DiggerDigger
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Questions & Answers
June 8, 2017|
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Response from Donna F | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is wheel chair friendly. We go there often with a friend who is in a wheel chair.
September 11, 2016|
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Response from Rabbit2011 | Reviewed this property |
To my recollection they only serve dinner. Most days beginning at 5 pm. There is a great bar selection and the ladies would love it, but no lunch time reservations.
February 20, 2016|
Response from Lawrence F | Property representative |
The Sun has several rooms for dining. I personally like the Grill room in front of the open kitchen. There is a table in the corner that seems to be a favorite for many of our guests. Feel free to come on in and checkout the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$13 - $32
American, Bar
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Congress St, Duxbury, MA 02332-3138
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Duxbury
  • Phone Number: +1 781-837-1027
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The Sun Tavern is an upscale yet casual fine dining restaurant located just south of Boston in a quaint farmhouse dating back to pre-revolutionary days. On a country road in the seaside community of Duxbury, The Sun Tavern's warm inviting environment is a reminder of days gone by, with a fireplace sitting area to warm your soul and five separate dining areas to enjoy the company of others.The Sun Tavern offers a vast array of American cuisine. Listed as one of The Phantom Gourmets "Top 100 Restaurants in New England", you will find cuisine that rivals the finest that Boston has to offer. Awarded the "Gold Plate" by Billy Costa of T.V. Diner and rated "Gourmet Greatness" by the Phantom Gourmet, The Sun Tavern is the place to dine on the South Shore.
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