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The Fireplace

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1634 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02445-2101 (Washington Street)
11:00 am - 10:00 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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Brookline, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I've enjoyed many lunches at the Fireplace with friends. The food and service is very good, and you don't feel rushed.

Thank 718Susan718
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280 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a little expensive and loud, but our meal was quite good. Service was good. There is a parking lot in the back with some limited parking available. Casual atmosphere and not a quite romantic place. I didn't see a fireplace. Light but somewhat crowded dining room with tables close together. You can hear conversations at other tables, so need... More 

Thank Floridagator
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good place to have dinner. Good menu, good beer and wines. A place to go at any time of the year. Cozy.

Thank Patsal2013
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice ambience and quality food served with professional staff - and primarily nice choice of local beers too

Thank LordLadyRothschild
Worcester, Massachusetts
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

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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63 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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80 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
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
Families with children, Special occasions, Bar scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
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?