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Tavern In The Square Allston

#942 of 2,622 Restaurants in Boston
$$ - $$$American, ,
161 Brighton Ave, Boston, MA 02134-2003
+1 617-782-8100
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good46%
  • Average24%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
Apr 19, 2018
“Sports bar with a good menu”
Aug 13, 2017
“The food is real bad.”
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American, Bar, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
161 Brighton Ave, Boston, MA 02134-2003
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1 - 10 of 35 reviews

Reviewed April 19, 2018

We come here to watch sports, especially college basketball games. They have lots of screens and we always get a good table to watch our game. We like to sit close to the counter, so we can interact with the staff. The game is at...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed August 13, 2017

The food is really bad and expensive for what it is. The drinks are expensive too. This is a bar with a good dance floor, I'm not really sure why they serve food at all.

Thank Vyshedsky
Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

We've eaten at Tavern in the Square in Littleton MA several times since it opened and always had a great experience. But the Allston location has a much more limited menu and even things that are on both menus - e.g. the Nachos - are...More

Thank actonma
Reviewed April 20, 2017

The staff - from the door greeters/hosts to the waitress - were very friendly. We sat at a table next to the open air doors on a pleasant Sunday in April & watched a Red Sox game on one of the many screens. My wife...More

Thank BWSRE
Reviewed November 20, 2016

Recently went there for dinner. We had their Fish and Chips. The fish is fried in broken up potato chips - which is different, somewhat tasty, but the batter is a bit dry. We had their Ice Cream Puff for dessert. Unfortunately, the puff was...More

Thank Martha T
Reviewed May 9, 2016

This was our first experience here. Brunch was great, the service was exceptional (THANK YOU Mary Kate) The brunch is laid out to minimize lines and everything flowed smoothly. The omelet station had a twist I've never seen - the waitress gives you a ticket...More

Thank Arlene H
Reviewed September 5, 2015

We stopped in after the BC game on a beautiful afternoon. We loved the open to street atmosphere and the wide selection of beers. Jenna was our sever and she was great. Unfortunately food was just ok. Neither the nachos or quesadilla came with expected...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed June 21, 2015

Enjoyed a nice Father's Day brunch with my family. The choices were outstanding with both the usual fair and somethings out of the ordinary (I tried the fried chicken and blue cheese eggs Benedict & it was quite nice). The omelettes were just ok and...More

Thank NorthonCharles
Reviewed May 9, 2015

Sunday brunch with my daughter and sister. The omelet wasn't the best I've ever had but you get the opportunity to choose from about 20 ingredients so have it just like you like it. Just about any other breakfast item is available from the buffet...More

Thank MrTympani
Reviewed March 11, 2015

Tavern in the Square is great for food, drinks, and brunch. The all-you-can-eat Sunday brunch is a huge selling point. The food is always good and does not taste as though it's mass-produced as many buffet-style restaurants often do. If you go for lunch or...More

Thank SydneyGodett20
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
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 - 2:00 AM
Saturday
10:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 161 Brighton Ave, Boston, MA 02134-2003
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston
  • Phone Number: +1 617-782-8100
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Description
Tavern in the Square is a neighborhood restaurant & bar focusing on great food & beverage, sports, entertainment, atmosphere and outstanding service.
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