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The Fireplace

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1634 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02445-2101 (Washington Street)
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Wed 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Worcester, Massachusetts
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good experience all around,bartender was great but prices are a tad bit high Will be trying a few more dishes in the near future

Thank Truro54
Gurgaon, India
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59 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Went to this place with work associates and had a good time there. They have elaborate menu and very nice service. Enjoyed my time there and liked the food.

Thank abhitrip82
Brookline, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

The Fireplace used to be one of our favorites- for lunch and dinner. Not any more. After a disappointing lunch about 8 months ago, and a terrible dinner last Fall, we decided to give it another try for lunch yesterday. It was okay, but lacked a spark. Our waitress was pleasant. The menu had changed - not a negative necessarily... More 

Thank nancywolk
Brookline, Massachusetts
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73 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

I come here within friends a few times a year. The place is always busy and food is scrumptious. The only thing is that I think the food is way overpriced! The fireplace in the front is nice and is always welcome on a cold winters day. During warmer months, the outside patio is open with a few tables.

Thank supersums
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

We have been going here for years but the fun and interest seems to have gone out of the menu, and the staff

Thank Aunt H
Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

I brought a friend for her birthday to a fireside chat on martinis because she loves them. The event turned out to be better than described on the website! The host was the head beverage director at the restaurant. He created a menu of 4 different cocktails paired with a small plate (smaller than tapas) to accompany the drink. He... More 

Thank shel90shocked
Boston, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

The menu is has a nice variety of American dishes with something for everyone and fairly priced. Home made bread is brought to your table and you'll definitely want seconds! From salads to burgers and interesting options in between, this is one of the nicest home style restaurants in Brookline Ma. It's a favorite of the locals age 50+.

Thank deborah c
Lexington, Kentucky
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

Pleasant restaurant. Fish really over cooked. Expensive for quality. Others enjoyed burgers. Would choose another restaurant first.

Thank Foodloversue
Boston, Massachusetts
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

I booked a reservation for a birthday dinner. The menu is fantastic, with a broad variety of seafood, meat, and veggie options. The atmosphere is very comfortable - and the staff was very attentive.

Thank Ginger H
Boston, Massachusetts
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106 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

This is a very good restaurant. it is very popular so it gets busy fast. I loved the real fire in winter. The service is ok. The last burger i had here was very GOOD!

Thank Alex J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $40
American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1634 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02445-2101
    (Washington Street)
  • Public Transportation: The Green Line - C train stop at Washington Square is directly across the street from The Fireplace.
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Brookline
  • Phone Number: 617-975-1900

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