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White Horse Tavern

Allston / Brighton
Bar, American, Pub
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116 Brighton Ave, Boston, MA 02134-2811
+1 617-254-6633
11:30 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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Millis, Massachusetts
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99 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

I heard a few months back this was the place to watch Alabama football. Been here for 3 games and enjoyed it every time. Good staff, spacious place with a few pool tables also. ROLL TIDE!!

Thank Skeets37
Rehoboth, Massachusetts
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2015

nice atmosphere , 2 pool tables and 2 bars ....beers were a bit pricey . more of a college hangout than anything . if looking for something different in the neighborhood check out sunset grill and taphouse a couple buildings down .

Thank jaytf1973
Monterey, California
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200 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2015

First time here and decided to come with friends for St. Patrick's Day. We mainly came for drinks but ended up ordering food too. They had some festive specials, like corned beef and several Irish whiskeys. My group was more in the mood for some mixed drinks which they didn't offer on the menu (note: they may charge an up-charge... More 

Thank Melissa P
Bellevue, Washington
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231 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2014

We were to meet up with friends and they chose this place...it was their new favorite hang out! We were NOT disappointed in the least. We were greated warmly when we entered and when we explained that we were meeting friends we were directed to the bar...we mistakenly seated ourselves at a table which is usually reserved for the dinner... More 

Thank Gjabsama
Cagliari, Italy
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40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2014 via mobile

We got in for the event but we were passing for the dinner and we were immediately impressed .The service was very friendly and attentive to details. A restaurant that we can advise. Good job.

1 Thank gio71nypd
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346 reviews
262 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2014 via mobile

Located close to the BU campus it is a good college bar that gets crowded late. Friendly staff. I visited while attending a conference at BU and although I was probably the oldest in the place, I was comfortable. The food was typical but good bar food. The Pretzel with Beer Sauce is excellent!

1 Thank Thomas K
Denver, Colorado
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57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2014

We came here one night for special edition Avengers trivia. I came for the drinks... and my boyfriend went for Avengers trivia. Overall it was a decent night but it is definitely a college bar. The seating is tight once it fills up, but we were seated pretty quickly near the window (at a table that wobbled worse than I've... More 

Thank Malphaba
Boston, Massachusetts
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77 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2013

I really enjoy coming to White Horse for Trivia (which they offer multiple days per week). Their Buffalo Chicken Tenders are pretty good as well. I can't say I love coming when it gets to the wee hours during the weekend, but overall it's a great sports bar to hang out with friends at while in Allston.

Thank kconnolly213
Falmouth, Maine
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2013

After wandering around aimlessly while waiting for a concert to start we stumbled upon this place and we were very happy we did! Great open atmostphere and delicious food (also really good lemonade!). I had the turkey reuben with veggies and my honey had the cadillac burger with fries. It sounds strange, but it was so refreshing to have a... More 

Thank Anna M
Boston, Massachusetts
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149 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2013

We frequent the trivia nights on Sunday and Wednesday nights. Every day there's a different special and it's always a good deal. The steak tips are good, and the burgers are pretty good. They used to have poutin on the menu but it's not there anymore, which was disappointing. The salads are pretty big and good. Great place to go... More 

Thank Sarah J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$12
Bar, American, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Open Hours
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 Brighton Ave, Boston, MA 02134-2811
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Allston / Brighton
  • Neighbourhood: Allston / Brighton
  • Phone Number: +1 617-254-6633

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?