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Washington Square Tavern

$$ - $$$American, ,
714 Washington St, Brookline, MA 02446-4564
+1 617-232-8989
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“striped bass” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
714 Washington St, Brookline, MA 02446-4564
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Having been several times to this very comfortable and welcoming neighborhood tavern and restaurant, I cannot sing its praises enough. While not an extensive menu, everything is carefully and well prepared and presented. The owner and host is very knowledgeable about wines the world over...More

Thank Perry B
Reviewed April 23, 2018

It's comfortable and homey with a friendly bar crowd. I've been coming here regularly for a couple of months and tried nearly everything on the menu: Good seafood specials and I really like the roasted chicken stuffed with mushrooms. Usually, there's something savory and southern...More

Thank Scott H
Reviewed April 20, 2018

Last night was our first night at Washington Square Tavern and I can see it quickly becoming "our place". First off the vibe is comfortable and welcoming. We were immediately introduced to Gerry the owner who helped with selecting wine. Let me just say, I...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed April 10, 2018

Whether looking for a casual burger or distinctive gastro pub fare, The Washington Square Tavern is a solid choice. The long bar is a great place for a drink or for dining alone. The lighting is soft and the feeling is comfortable and friendly. Always...More

Thank ExecutiveNomad
Reviewed February 14, 2018

We've been going to WST for about 5 years now because it's reliably friendly and welcoming with delicious food to eat and a top-notch bar for cocktails, wine and a wide range of great beers on tap. Big bonus: NO television. The food leans toward...More

Thank bostonmarc
Reviewed January 23, 2018

Came here in a party of five adults and one baby. The staff was very accommodating and seated us quickly even though we were a large party with a baby carriage. I had a dreamy omelet here that I can't seem to find on the...More

Thank Jill B
Reviewed December 21, 2017

I have been here a couple of times when visiting friends in the area. This trip we went for brunch. IT WAS DELICIOUS! The cocktails were fantastic and the food was delicious. The menu has enough options that they are something for every taste.

Thank Lesha B
Reviewed December 5, 2017

Nice choice of food, well prepared, fresh, clear. I had a Caesars Salad and a Tuna entree. My wife had the lamb and loved it. It was physically cold inside the restaurant. And they server no dessert. Service was caring and efficient. A little slow...More

Thank AlvinMonk
Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

We were invited to dine with friends who like to eat on the early side, 6.00 pm. According to them Washington Square Tavern gets very busy and very loud later in the evening, so loud that you can not have a conversation. They eat their...More

1  Thank Lindy L
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

The Tavern is always a great time! Food was outstanding. Starters Tuna, fried clams and Striped Bass for an entrée. With a wonderful Pinot that paired perfectly, hand selected from Gerry. Need to go back soon!

Thank James B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$21 - $30
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 714 Washington St, Brookline, MA 02446-4564
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Brookline
  • Phone Number: +1 617-232-8989
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