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80 Thoreau

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80 Thoreau St, Concord, MA 01742-2409 (Thoreau and Sudbury)
+1 978-318-0008
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Concord, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I went to 80 Thoreau last night. The service was amazing and every bite of food on every plate (we had apps, entries and dessert!) was delicious. The owners were participating, helping and clearly love food and ensuring their guests enjoy a wonderful experience. The drinks were great too.

Thank Alden P
Boston, Massachusetts
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96 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love love love this quaint little spot in the burbs. Finally, a real restaurant outside Boston! Everything from the service, menu options (duck is superb), and excellent champagne by the glass to name few, this is going to be a regular stop as we continue to build on our food career. Support this gem if you live locally please.

Thank Freja3
New York
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360 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have dinner at 80 Thoreau every so often, and each visit is better than the last. Special thanks to Alex, our waiter this evening, whose friendliness and advice were greatly appreciated.

Thank skgbos
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I always like going to 80 Thoreau - anniversary or meeting up with friends - it's in our top 5. Their home made tonic water makes for a great drink. Meals taste great, but a little small. Nice mix of people.

Thank Bob A
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best meals I've had in along time The ambiance was perfect the service was excellent and other guest we spoke to had nothing but great things to say. I highly recommend you giving this restaurant a visit you wouldn't be disappointed.

Thank Charles D
Concord, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I go here many times to sit at the bar and have their burgers and martinis' They make their own tonic water for gin and tonics. Great staff and the food never disappoints, whether you are at the bar or sitting at a table. Make reservations though.

Thank jodig1964
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

80T is such a hometown treasure. Thank you for your continued hard work at keeping this local jewel alive and thriving.

Thank WeaselRedLeader
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Book well in advance for the very limited seating available for the five course tasting menu with wine pairing prepared "chef-side". Paced over two hours, the meal is an exploration of new taste combinations and ingenious technique, with no aspect disappointing. And, with each course, the servers or the chef describe the dish and its preparation, making the evening a... More 

2 Thank FRCam
Boston, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I'd been to 80 Thoreau several times and kept coming back...till tonight. In the past the food was always interesting, very often delicious, and sometimes whimsical. Tonight, it was disappointing and the service was lousy. To health reasons, I start most meals with a big green salad, begin the entree with as much cooked, green veggies as I can negotiate... More 

1 Thank LuxuryTraveler751
Boston, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Eat at the bar if you can't get a reservation, salads, pastas and seasonal entrees are the best. OMG tomato and corn week was amazing, as was striped bass week

Thank AEE14

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $50
American, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 Thoreau St, Concord, MA 01742-2409
    (Thoreau and Sudbury)
  • Public Transportation: Take the Commuter Rail to Concord on the Fitchburg Line. 80 Thoreau is located on the 2nd Floor of the Concord Depot.
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Concord
  • Phone Number: +1 978-318-0008
80 Thoreau is a progressive fine dining restaurant set in the beautiful New England town of Concord, sourcing from local farms and offering genuine hospitality.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?