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Scarlet Oak Tavern

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1217 Main St, Hingham, MA 02043-3907
+1 781-749-8200
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Wed 11:30 - 21:00
Thu - Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Los Angeles, California
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83 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent American food, great service, extensive wine menu & upscale tavern ambiance. The restaurant was full & our reservation was honored on time. Perfect dining experience!

Thank trippish
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108 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Recommended by locals we stopped her on a week day for a late lunch. The corned beef reuben and chicken avocado sandwich were both excellent. The service was wonderful. The tavern has a nice warm cozy feel to it. We enjoyed their own Scarlet Oak I.P.A which was very nice. We shall be back regularly!

Thank johnsinead
Hull, Massachusetts
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I made a reservation here for date night because we heard this was a sister restaurant to Gibbet Hill (which we LOVE), and made a point of including a note with our reservation that it WAS date night and we'd like to have whatever the most quiet and romantic option was. We arrived, used the complimentary valet... More 

Thank lesliehaasch
Hingham, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Scarlett Oak Tavern is a quaint restaurant that blends old world along with a modern vibe. It is a relaxing atmosphere, with attentive service and delicious food. The pub is perfect for drinks and a lighter fare,while the dining room provides a variety of entrees..

Thank Anne1186
Harwich, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've always felt that the most important parts of the restaurant experience were setting, service, and food quality....in that order. We drove to Hingham from the Cape to meet friends half way from Boston. We loved the feeling of an upscale tavern, Service was friendly and attentive. Food presentation was unique and may have been the best I have ever... More 

Thank MartyandPeggy
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121 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have never had a bad experience here. The food is excellent the drinks are excellent and the service is great. You can't go wrong here it is always packed so a reservation is a good idea. But you can get the same great service and food in the bar as well. It is in a historic home steeped with history... More 

Thank Firemuppet
Boston, Massachusetts
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209 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been here numerous times and the food is good, not great. The tavern is a lovely place and the setting is bucolic. We had to valet park as there were no other spaces available. This is not usually an issue but upon getting the vehicle back, it was covered in mud! One doesn't expect a valet to drive... More 

Thank Marilyn S
San Mateo, CA
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189 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Scarlet Oak Tavern is in a classic old mansion or hotel, The dinning room is divided into several sections for large or small groups plus pub style at the bar. Service and food were both very good. We had lunch on the way back to Boston and the haddock with corn chowder, chicken apple salad and clam chowder were all... More 

Thank DavenCarol
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Good appetizers Good drinks Fun atmosphere Cuban Sandwich is very good.. Pizza is good and not doughy.. Valet parking Or park the car yourself.

Thank Raymond C
County Dublin, Ireland
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

It may have been at least eighteen months since my last trip to MA, and how wonderful to enjoy a repeat experience of dining in the excellent Scarlet Oak. It is to be commended when a restaurant is consistent with service, innovation of menus and quality.In particular, I loved their delicious unique ....Patriarch Red Blend.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
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, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?