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#243 of 2,520 Restaurants in Boston
$$ - $$$American, ,
61 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215-3406
+1 617-536-2337
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good43%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
61 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215-3406
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Was attending a game at Fenway and got here early (like 4:30 p.m.) so no problem seating. Large area and big bar. It gets noisy. Good service. Chicken sandwiches were great but thought the French fries were not good (we had a lot of small...More

Thank kes1639
Reviewed 2 days ago

The staff if friendly and service was great. Spent a few Red Sox games here. I've sampled most of the selections on the beer menu (wall)...always tasty but could be a little cheaper as your only rent beer, you can never own it. I've only...More

Thank marcormerod
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped to sample beer and loved it all. Had a couple of appetizers and they were delicious. The won ton wrapped periogie things were to die for and the wings were excellent!

Thank spach87
Joe S, Manager at BEERWORKS, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for leaving a review! We are glad you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed August 10, 2018

Dined here with my wife before a Jimmy Buffet concert. The place was busy but were seated right away. First time dining here so I was a little curious. Nice beer selection but they were out of a few of them. I still found one...More

Thank ToddNashville
Joe S, Manager at BEERWORKS, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

We're so glad to hear you enjoyed your visit! Hope to see you when you're back in Boston.

Reviewed August 7, 2018

This place is designed for Redsox game days. This crowd is over the top, but they handle it with amazing efficiency and surprising quality. We went here an hour before a game and were surprised how fast they seated and served us, despite hundreds of...More

Thank mauricedullea
Joe S, Owner at BEERWORKS, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review! We hope to have you back again soon.

Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

We were there on a Sunday night about 10pm. There was nobody in the place. Was sat at a table and ordered. I had chicken wings and they were ok. My daughter had chili fries and they were pretty gross. I had three different beers...More

1  Thank Nomad763534
Joe S, Manager at BEERWORKS, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2018

Hi there, glad to hear that you enjoyed your beer! We hope you will come back for more beer and to try other food items you may enjoy more.

Reviewed August 4, 2018

The males behind the bar could not pour a beer. My husband's beer was topped off with warm beer from a pitcher sitting next to the tap. Poor bar service overall.

Thank susantK4404IG
Joe S, Manager at BEERWORKS, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2018

Hi There, We are sorry you did not enjoy your experience. We have been brewing great craft beer for the last 25 years and stand behind our staff 100%. We will check in on this situation to be sure it does not happen again.

Reviewed July 30, 2018

The menu was what one would expect from a pub and the food was fine. Go for the beer. If you have a non beer drinker in your party, go elsewhere.

Thank AhMahGah
Reviewed July 12, 2018

A great place to have a beer before or after a Red Sox game. Always great service and the beer selection is second to none!

1  Thank Sarah O
Joe S, Manager at BEERWORKS, responded to this reviewResponded July 16, 2018

Thanks, Sarah! Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

Great variety of beers and some really tasty food. Our daughter loved the Caesar salad and she is an expert when it comes to CS.

Thank Ann-Charlotte A
Joe S, Manager at BEERWORKS, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2018

Thanks, Ann-Charlotte! we're glad you enjoyed your visit.

Fenway / Kenmore
The Curse of the Bambino may have ended years ago, but
loyal Red Sox fans will continue to infiltrate this
home to historic Fenway Park, where you can find
victory banners, people yelling in stereotypical
Boston accents, and lots of sports bars. Located
within Kenmore Square, the old gas station Citgo sign
is another Boston skyline classic seen throughout the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215-3406
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Fenway / Kenmore
  • Neighborhood: Fenway / Kenmore
  • Phone Number: +1 617-536-2337
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A cool, unique Brewery-Restaurant located across from Fenway Park since 1992. Boston Beer Works has 15 in-house brewed beers on tap at all times, and a food menu featuring over 90 variations of freshly prepared American foods including pub classics and unique specialties.
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