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24 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02445-7905
+1 617-566-4455
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“caesar salad” (4 reviews)
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11:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
$$ - $$$
24 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02445-7905
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Reviewed January 21, 2018

Pomodoro Brookline is a place where locals meet, and people from away come, for a lovely meal. The staff is fantastic, the atmosphere is romantic, yet good for a family meal. It's cool that they are open for lunch, even when there are few people...More

Thank Momof2Paris_Boston
Reviewed December 6, 2017

Bread with olives was the star of the meal for me. Apps and entree also good though nothing I would order again; calamari, arancini apps, them cod with tomatoes and olives as well as whole fish entree. They did bring our group of 4 a...More

Thank Bos2nBonnie
Reviewed November 29, 2017

This was our choice for a meal while in town visiting family. It had a neighborhood vibe and the hostesses were here and there and very attentive - personalized and friendly service. This would be a regular place for us if we lived near by....More

1  Thank TravelingLee
Reviewed October 22, 2017

We had brunch here. The menu is short but to the point. We had soup, mussels, and pizza. Foods are wonderfully prepared and the wait staff was personal. The price is about right and this is the place for a relax meal and you can...More

Thank Henry C
Reviewed June 6, 2017

We had dinner here during a visit to Brookline. The food was excellent (but be aware that it's a cash only restaurant, and the prices are in line with Boston prices---we had to visit an ATM before dining). The specialty cocktails are wonderful (using local...More

Thank QBzzz
Reviewed June 2, 2017

No credit cards and a limited menu, but what they do, they do well.I had pasta with clam sauce, and it was delicious. Our bread was excellent.The service was very good. The place is small and can get noisy, when it is busy.

Thank baltoro
Reviewed May 28, 2017

Great Italian in Brookline Village. Server was very attentive. Food was well prepared. Requested a modification because of allergies and they did a great job. Only reason for average rating is because this is a cash only restaurant. So be aware before dining. Just not...More

Thank SDTravelMom
Reviewed May 22, 2017

My husband and I dined there because we had heard it was good. We had no idea how good. His eggplant parm and my risotto were excellent. The Chianti matched it well beautifully. The ambiance was quiet and lovely. Thank you, Pomodoro, for giving us...More

Thank CLBW72
Reviewed April 22, 2017

We intended on eating at a nearby restaurant only to find it was closed, so we stepped into Pomodoro. We were immediately seated even though we did not have a reservation. I had a delicious plate a linguini with clams. The waitress was very attentive...More

1  Thank Ron544
Reviewed March 30, 2017

We had amazing arancini, Caesar salad, and a pene dish with fried cauliflower. All the dished were excellent with the perfect spicing. The wait staff were helpful, pleasant, and unobtrusive.

Thank James P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $40
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02445-7905
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Brookline
  • Phone Number: +1 617-566-4455
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