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The Publick House

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub, Belgian, European
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1648 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02445-2101
+1 617-277-2880
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4:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Mon - Fri 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Sat - Sun 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Chino Valley, Arizona
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was really good! My only complaint is that it was really noisy so therefore hard to have a conversation.

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Thank mjbais
Brookline, Massachusetts
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169 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food here is very good. And the prices are very reasonable. My only problem is that it is usually really crowded at brunch and you have top wait for a table.

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Thank Mitchell D
Frye Island, Maine
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

A nice restaurant with a warm feeling. We enjoyed the old fashion atmosphere. The food was very goo and so was the service. The staff was friendly and prompt. They have a bakery with a great section. We have been there a few times and will continue to go because it is unique.

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Thank Margaret M
Boston, Massachusetts
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70 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Craft beer tap list is unbeatable and servers/bartenders are knowledgable and helpful. Food is good. They loose one star for their strict table policy. You can't sit at a table if you're not eating, even if the restaurant is empty. It seems like they add new rules for when and who they can seat where every time we try to... More 

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Thank MzRs
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

This place has some great Belgian beers stuff you can't find anywhere else in the US. The fries and food are great too!

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Thank Will S
Tokyo, Japan
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335 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

Mac and cheese if you have an affinity for it. Delicious. Service was slow and I don't know if they just didn't like our table or if that's normal. Great place for beer lovers.

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Thank Indigo_Scott
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

I've been here twice and can't wait to go back. Just outstanding all around. From the atmosphere to the service to the food. Highly recommended their fries and their grilled chicken sandwich. If your looking to beat the crowds get there early or else you'll be looking at an hour+ wait. You won't regret eating here!

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Thank Marlon24
Calgary, Canada
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108 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

Visited The Publick House after work with some colleagues. The extensive beer list was a fantastic find: there are beers from all corners of the globe available. Our server was well versed in their stock and was able to provide very good recommendations we all enjoyed as we stretched our palettes. The food was good, average pub fare. My one... More 

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Thank MichaelBurjack
Baltimore, Maryland
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77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

Visited here most recently on a Monday night for dinner & beers at the bar. Our server was very personable--gracious but still "fun." Beer selection is stellar, and the staff is knowledgable without being obnoxious about it. Food is great--mac&cheese is AWESOME (it wins Boston awards, and they are well-deserved), and the veggie burger has an indian-inspired spice base and... More 

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Thank Stephanie M
Boston
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108 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

Enjoy a Belgian draft, or two, or ten! The draft selection is always outstanding. They have good, hardy bar food as well. Try the moules, excellent!!

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Thank Jake59Boston

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Belgian, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1648 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02445-2101
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Brookline
  • Phone Number: +1 617-277-2880

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