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15 Walnut Local Bistro

15 Walnut Rd, Hamilton, MA 01982-1940
+1 978-468-2434
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good41%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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15 Walnut Rd, Hamilton, MA 01982-1940
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

After a very disappointing first visit in December we were encouraged by the management to give them another try and we did. Tonight the food was served hot and was very tasty, drinks were good and our waitress Jennie was great. I’ll have to admit...More

Thank suetrn
Mark M, Owner at 15 Walnut Local Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Hi Sue, Thank you for giving us another try, I'm glad to hear you had a nice experience. We hope to see you again soon! Kind Regards, Monica Hauenstein General Manager 15 Walnut Kitchen + Tavern

Reviewed 18 February 2018

We met our dear friends here for dinner. I was not expecting much, but was I pleasantly surprised. First, our waitress was so pleasant and helpful! She brought us warm bread, which was great. We started with the Walnut and Caeser salads, which were excellent....More

Thank annmarie02151
Mark M, General Manager at 15 Walnut Local Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Hi Annmarie02151, I am so thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your experience with us - it made my day and I can't wait to share this with the rest of our crew! Thank you so much for taking the time to write this...More

Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Here’s a relaxing spot to get some work done and have a great bite to eat. The French onion soup consist of a sherry wine veal stock, caramelized onions, house croutons, and gruyère cheese. The temperature was perfect as was each spoonful. The blue smoke...More

Thank Adderley3C
Mark M, General Manager at 15 Walnut Local Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Hello Adderley3C, Thank you so much for the wonderful review! There is so much love that goes into making our French Onion Soup, I'm so happy to hear you enjoyed it! I will be sure to share your sweet words with our Chefs, it will...More

Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Can’t think of another place where we get a colder welcome than 15 Walnut. The hostess must have failed hospitality training and the bar staff is surprisingly stiff. It takes forever to get your meal. Several people near us complained to the waitress and said...More

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Mark M, General Manager at 15 Walnut Local Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Paul, I am so saddened to read your review. From hospitality to food, we clearly let you down multiple times. I am so sorry you were left so disappointed with your experiences. We work very hard to provide exceptional service, and I would very much...More

Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Went to celebrate a birthday and was not impressed ,food served cool and no option to have it warmed as server was no were to be seen . Small portions, I don’t get the attraction to this place . I live town and will never...More

Thank suetrn
Mark M, General Manager at 15 Walnut Local Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2017

Hi Sue, I am so sorry to hear of your terrible experience with us this weekend. We pride ourselves on our hospitality, and our ability to create special moments for our guests. It is even more disheartening to hear that your disappointing experience with us...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We were in Hamilton for a theater production and needed to find a place to eat before we ventured home to Boston. I really didn't want the usual stuffy inn type place or a bar/restaurant, so I looked in open table and found this amazing...More

Mark M, General Manager at 15 Walnut Local Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Hi Karen, Thank you for your feedback and thank you very much for your nice review! It always makes my day to hear people enjoyed their experience with us and took the time out of their busy day to write a review. See you soon....More

Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Awesome ambiance and we sure loved the clam chowder. The bread was delicious and I loved the Walnut Salad! 😁 The service was outstanding! Great place!

Thank hoopdog210
Mark M, General Manager at 15 Walnut Local Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Thank you so much for the wonderful review! I was absolutely thrilled to read that you not only enjoyed the food and atmosphere but received great service at 15 Walnut. We definitely look forward to your return! Kind Regards, Monica Hauenstein General Manager, 15 Walnut

Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Just stopped in for a quick drink and check out the renovations. Not really sure why they closed for renovations; they relocated the main entrance but doesn't look like a lot of other significant changes. Service was excellent this afternoon. I tried the Malanga chips...More

Thank BigGuy01923
Mark M, General Manager at 15 Walnut Local Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

HI Big Guy! I'm thrilled to hear that you enjoyed excellent service and your Malanga Chips. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Best, Monica Hauenstein, GM 15 Walnut Tavern+Kitchen

Reviewed 27 April 2017

this restaurant has a good atmosphere and a unique layout , there is a table for every type of dining, food was very good and service was excellent , Went there for my anniversary and was treated very special, you do not feel rushed at...More

Thank bubbia1
Mark M, General Manager at 15 Walnut Local Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Hi Bubbia1, I was thrilled to read this and cant wait to share it with the whole crew! This is exactly what makes our profession so special, creating and being part of mile stones like this. Happy Anniversary & Warn Wishes, Monica Hauenstein, General Manager,...More

Reviewed 27 April 2017

My husband and I recently had lunch at 15 Walnut. We ordered the haddock - one fried and the other baked with lemon beurre blanc sauce. We split the orders so we could sample each of the preparations. They were both very tasty. The sweet...More

Thank WeGoOut
Mark M, General Manager at 15 Walnut Local Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Hi WeGoOut, Thank you so much for your four star review! I'm happy to hear you enjoyed both of our preparations of haddock and the accompanying sides. I apologize that the bread was not yet ready when you dined with us at lunch and that...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Walnut Rd, Hamilton, MA 01982-1940
    (Rt. 1A)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 978-468-2434
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