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John Brewer's Tavern

$$ - $$$American, ,
7 Highland Ave, Malden, MA 02148-6603
+1 781-324-8800
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good54%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“wings” (4 reviews)
“burger” (8 reviews)
“steak tips” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM Hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
7 Highland Ave, Malden, MA 02148-6603
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very disappointed! Went tonight for a quick and informal dinner. We were seated quickly and served a nice basket of corn bread and butter, but no plates or knives. They came much later. Water came, with ice, in a Mason jar. My husband had a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank rumbles13
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Great food good drinks, corn bread was delicious . Service was fast and friendly . Very kid friendly with crayons and coloring menu . Fair price and big portions had the fish and chips couldn't eat it all

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kevin C
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

A very good place to visit and drink a beer with friends e also eat a delicious sandwich. I appreciate it!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank higoriuri
Reviewed August 12, 2018

Loved the fried calamari, unfortunately it's off the menu now. They "had" the best around, don't know why they got rid of it.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank BrendanC1043
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Best thing about them is their 50¢ wings. Other than that I wouldn’t rush to go. Prices are ok. Service could use a kick in the rear!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Luneylass24
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.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank GabeyBaby
Craig D, Manager at John Brewer's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2018

Hi Gabey Thank you for the positive review, we really appreciate it. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your visit and your meals. Thank you for your business. Thank you Craig

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

Date of visit: December 2017
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

Date of visit: October 2017
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

Date of visit: September 2017
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

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank lockjaw1956
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
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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