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John Brewer's Tavern

$$ - $$$American, ,
7 Highland Ave, Malden, MA 02148-6603
+1 781-324-8800
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good53%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“burgers” (8 reviews)
“steak tips” (2 reviews)
“cent wings” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
7 Highland Ave, Malden, MA 02148-6603
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1 - 10 of 35 reviews

Reviewed December 30, 2017

Took the family here for a quick bite and to cool off. Ordered a round of burgers and were very pleased with the taste and size for the money. If you get here in the off hours, a nice quiet place to dine.

Thank GabeyBaby
Reviewed December 27, 2017

Hostess/arrival: friendly and efficiency hostess quickly seated us. Overall service: quick and efficient Food: We both ordered soups- clam chowder and the onion soup. Both were piping hot and tasted great. The onion soup had spilled onto the napkin under the bowl; so presentation was...More

Thank utfiero
Craig D, Manager at John Brewer's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded December 29, 2017

Thank you for the feedback. We really appreciate it and it helps us improve. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit and your soups. Thank you for your business and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed November 10, 2017

A few of us went from work, brought out of town guests. We all had burgers and beers. It was all very good. Service was a little sketchy, but I was the only one at my table that thought empty water glasses was a problem,...More

Thank Alan S
Craig D, Manager at John Brewer's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2017

Hi Alan Thank you for your recent positive review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your burgers and beers. We appreciate your business and that you brought in your out of town guests. Thank you again and we will see you soon!

Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

Wife and i tried John Brewer's for first time was great time had fish and wife had steak tips the service was fast and freindly and the price was reasonable

Thank tnj78
Reviewed October 2, 2017

Took the grandkids for dinner on a week day. Big kids plates and the onion rings were perfect. The Ruben had plenty of meat but not much else. Marble rye was toasted to hide the fact that it was hard. Service was attentive and pleasant....More

Thank lockjaw1956
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

We love this place. It's a great bar to have pub food, watch a game and have some drinks. The staff is very friendly, and accommodating. It's a great local neighborhood establishment, and I strongly recommend it.

Thank Frankjcapp
Craig D, Manager at John Brewer's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2017

Thank you for the positve review. We really appreciate the feedback on your experience. Thank you for your business and we will see you again soon!

Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

I love this place and my 7 year old does to. Never really had a bad visit there. Many tv's all arround and even tho it is a bar if you get a table in the tavern they make shire of you have a kid...More

Thank Life_never_stops_fun
Craig D, Manager at John Brewer's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2017

Thank you for you for your recent positive review. We appreciate the feedback on the food and the menu. We am happy that you and your family can have a nice night out here. Thank you for your business and we hope to see you...More

Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

Not just pub food. Almost always have fish when I eat at John Brewers. It is always fresh and delicious. Their steak tips are tender and flavorful. Can get a little noisy in the bar area but the dining room is quiet. This is one...More

Thank Katherine G
Craig D, Manager at John Brewer's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2017

Thank you for your positive review. We take a lot of pride in making food that comes out tasting and looking great so we appreciate the positive feedback on the food. Thank you for your business and we appreciate that this is one of your...More

Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere, good service with plenty of parking and a solid pub menu with meatloaf, steak tips, chowder and plenty of appetizers. Patio bar should be opening soon… A solid restaurant and pub.... Music level is perfect and a great place to meet friends for...More

Thank William B
Reviewed February 1, 2017 via mobile

Food very good. Great chicken wings. Homestyle New England cooking. Can be noisy when games are on though.

Thank joyce n
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Monday
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Friday
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Highland Ave, Malden, MA 02148-6603
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Malden
  • Phone Number: +1 781-324-8800
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