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Scarlet Oak Tavern

1217 Main St, Hingham, MA 02043-3907
+1 781-749-8200
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (11 reviews)
“steak” (40 reviews)
“corn chowder” (10 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1217 Main St, Hingham, MA 02043-3907
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

You can’t go wrong here the food is always amazing the service is attentive and prompt but not overbearing. The building itself adds to the character of the restaurant. Always had a good meal meal great cocktail selections as well. The bar is also a...More

Thank Firemuppet
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took family to eat here and found it to be lacking. Parking was impossible (except valet, of course). Despite having an Open Table reservation, the hostess pushed us to take a bar table right near the front door, which we declined. Once we were...More

Thank dcr1837
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love going to the Scarlet Oak because it feels good inside . . . cozy in the winter with fireplaces and warm lighting, and cool in the summer with the twinkly lights on the outside patio. It is welcoming and lively. The food is...More

Thank Jacqueline R
Reviewed 1 week ago

June 2017 we visited The Scarlet Oak Tavern because my younger daughter had recommended it. We were not disappointed. The server was friendly and attentive. Their wine list has a sufficient variety. My daughter and husband had oysters and I had the seasonal salad which...More

Thank janma02
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Scarlet Oak Tavern is a terrific place to eat, with a good crowd almost any night of the week. It has a very good fine dining menu in the main restaurant, but the tavern menu on both sides of the bar is the best. In...More

Thank HinghamMorgan
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I go here occasionally for business dinners. Great food and wine list. The wine is a bit pricey but the food is worthy.

Thank Mary K
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

My family and I come here all the time! The food is always fresh; their seafood is to die for! My brother always gets their steak tips and I love the scallops. Yummo! They're also totally cool with my niece and nephew which makes a...More

Thank AlexHuw-Jones
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We love the Scarlet Oak for many reasons. Let's start with the decor- rustic, classy and warm. Visit during the fall/winter/early spring months and they will have a roaring fire. The building is over 200 years old, so it is historical mixed with modern touches....More

1  Thank Greekmom2005
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

My daughter goes here weekly and begged us to celebrate her moms birthday. 6 of us went for dinner and all I heard at the table was "dad, get the 10k tuna" the 10k refers to 10,000 dollars the chef won for his rub on...More

3  Thank Jay J
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Having lived on the South Shore there aren't many great restaurants however the Scarlet Oak Tavern ranks right up there with some of the best in Boston. Quaint New England decor just like the ye olde taverns. Very large double bar, one side if which...More

Thank Bob E
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Cami L
14 August 2016|
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Response from suzlib | Reviewed this property |
The exit is from Route 3. Hope this helps!
Michael F
14 June 2016|
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Response from travliv | Reviewed this property |
No experience at this. We have had private dinners for 30 to 50 people nd were charged about $40 per person for a cheese and fruit platter with cocktails (cash bar) and a three course dinner (salad, choice of 3 main courses... More
24 November 2015|
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Response from JerseyBoyBoston | Reviewed this property |
Yes, contact the restaurant directly for questions about holiday specials. Restaurants very rarely have drink prices listed, except maybe for specialty drinks. A Stoli/coke combo would not be listed. Scarlet oak doesn't... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1217 Main St, Hingham, MA 02043-3907
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Hingham
  • Phone Number: +1 781-749-8200
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