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Bubbling Brook Restaurant

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1652 High St, Westwood, MA 02090-3033
781-762-9860
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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69 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Fine Cape-Cod-type clam shack, lots of deep-fried seafood options with picnic tables out on the lawn. Wonderful relaxing atmosphere if you can go-with-the-flow of lots of families out enjoying themselves in the humid warmth of a New England summer evening. Makes waiting in line seem like fun. Clam strips especially good. Lobster roll also available. Fine selection of ice creams,... More 

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Thank Jim S
Boston, Massachusetts
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67 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best ice cream ever!!! Worth the drive from anywhere. Had pumpkin oreo!!! Nice area with picnic tables to sit at.

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Thank Nance Z
Westwood, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a wonderful spring-thru-fall hangout for everybody in the Norwood-Walpole-Dedham-Westwood-Medfield-Millis-Dover area. Wonderful ice cream and equivalents, plus a small restaurant for fried clams, hot dogs, etc. Bubbling Brook is a major multi-town institution! Good outdoor seating, and family pets are welcome to join the warm weather rumpus. Very affordable, great welcoming attitude - lots of fun, not fine dining!

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Thank SPENCER J
Westwood, Massachusetts
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64 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped in for a quick dinner last week. Everything is fried, and it all tastes the same. I couldn't tell the difference among the shrimp, scallops and clams. Onion rings too. Fabulous ice cream treats. Hamburgers and sandwiches are very average.

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Thank TheUglyAmerican
Wellesley, Massachusetts
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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to make the easy 20' drive from our home through the back roads of Dover and Needham to Bubbling Brook on the Walpole /Westwood line.Bubbling Brook is a very popular ice cream venue ,especially on a warm summer night.You also can enjoy a casual dinner out from cooking at home.We frequently visit Dairy Joy in Weston and C&L... More 

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Thank Barry G
Newton, Massachusetts
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

While there is an eat in facility, it is the ice cream is the reason that we visit this location. Both soft serve, and hard ice creams are available. IT offer a wide variety to choose from. "Food" is available in the restaurant.

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Thank spudmato
Walpole, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

I can walk to Bubbling Brook and often do. It is very much like a 1896 New England seafood shack, but the emphasis is definitely ice cream. There is a sit down restaurant and food can also be ordered to go. The ice cream windows are outside. There are lots of picnic tables outside under a huge oak near a... More 

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Thank FlyingGardenGuy
Schenectady, New York
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

It's still the same, but the prices are very high. $3.60 for a small soft-serve cone is too much. It's an OK destination for a bike ride or an evening drive, but be prepared to shell out some cash.

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Thank engineer792015
Franklin, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

I used to go to the Bubbling Brook al the time as a child, but moved away and many years later moved back. Went the other night for dinner and it was the same GREAT food and large portions, and that wonderful ice cream after dinner. The staff is great, food top notch and the place is very clean,,,,, Just... More 

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Thank Michael V
Walpole, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

13 years of patronage and finding more disappointment than not. Food quality falling fast, prices not for the meek and ice cream portions for the prices disappointing... So sad...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1652 High St, Westwood, MA 02090-3033
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Westwood
  • Phone Number: 781-762-9860

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