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The Gallows

1395 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118-2009
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (15 reviews)
“poutine” (35 reviews)
“scotch egg” (15 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, International, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1395 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118-2009
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

I stopped by here one evening with colleagues looking for dinner. It has an interesting atmosphere, with what appears to be a Ouija Board on one wall. The menu is also interesting, I had Steak Frites which came with truffle fries, it was very tasty...More

Thank Hillrm
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

A very good experience. We hihgly appreciated the service. The waiters were really nice and helpfull and the food was very good. A little pricy for a burger and some salad, but they had good local beer and the decor made the stay very homelike...More

Thank Henrik R
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Stopped in with a Party of 4 Saturday (Sept 30th) Night. The hostess was fantastic to us and had a great sense of humor. While we waited for a table we had a very nice girl bring us drinks and had us smiling. We were...More

Thank BillJerseyShore
Reviewed 18 September 2017

food was nice but a little overpriced. beer was great too. the music was a little on the loud side. waitress and hostess were nice and friendly.

Thank teamilk
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Been a couple of times for drinks when in area and was good. Went for Sunday brunch with friends, everything looked good on the menu. Chicken and pancakes were pretty good but too expensiveThe poutine lacked flavor, the Burger was over cooked and bland. The...More

Thank bl0win
Reviewed 8 September 2017

If you like good food and very loud you have found your spot. The tables are extremely close to each other and the music and conversations are very loud. My Burger was done perfectly and ate every bite. Waitress was very nice and quick on...More

Thank jwcorbett
Reviewed 6 September 2017

the menu was a little limited. if i were to go back, i'd probably only go to the bar. the drinks were interesting. the decor was very unique, and the low lighting was intimate.

Thank EKM12014
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We had high hopes for this place as it has good reviews and even better word of mouth. We went at 5:00 on a Sunday so it wasn't busy at all. The food was mixed. I had the lobster po boy which had a strong...More

Thank William S
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I recently visited The Gallows to celebrate a friend's birthday. The food was unique, which for some dishes was a good thing, others not so much. The Wedge Salad (on the shares list... which I don't understand) included dill weed in the ranch. Even though...More

Thank jgblauvelt
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Thought the food was great. Good vibe. Had a reservation and everything was on time. Was loud, though, so if you have a large group, will be tough to hear each other. Small groups or couples should be fine.

Thank LaLiga16
South End
Stroll down the beautiful brownstone lined streets
while capturing views of Boston’s tallest buildings
from a distance. Some of Boston’s best restaurants are
scattered around this neighborhood. There are many
gems to be found, from jazz clubs to classy bars and
restaurants. It is also home to art galleries,
interesting boutiques, artsy stores and SOWA open
market during the summer months. The South End is a
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1395 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118-2009
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > South End
  • Neighbourhood: South End
  • Phone Number: 617-425-0200
  • E-mail
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