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Burro Bar Brookline

1665 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02445-4434
+1 617-227-0427
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“taco” (2 reviews)
“nachos” (2 reviews)
“short ribs” (3 reviews)
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1665 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02445-4434
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really want for the cocktails - can't comment on the food. But the drinks where fantastic some of the best and most impressive cocktails I have ever had. The service from Nathan at the bar was fantastic - his cocktail suggestions where phenomenal.

Thank Chris65w
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Friends told me about this place. Checked it out last week twice -- first time was for takeout and second time was to eat there. Both times it was wonderful, Cannot wait to check out more items on their menu. Recommend the nachos -- the...More

Thank L Y
Reviewed 8 January 2018

First of all - reservations are a must. We tried three times in the past weeks to get a table for dinner and waiting times were over 45 minutes each time, we couldn't even get inside. But once you get a reservation and you're in...More

Thank Edyta O
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

This is a casual, comfortable and stylish restaurant in Washington Square. The drinks are strong, prices are modest, and the food is terrific, with a number of vegetarian options. Service was excellent. One small complaint: Burro Bar does not serve dessert. But that will not...More

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 8 December 2017

I love good Mexican food. I love great Mexican food even better. We visited in October when it was a little chilly at night, but they have a heated patio, which made it cozy and warm and we got to eat outside! The menu is...More

Thank AuburnFoodFan
Reviewed 3 November 2017

A happy surprise to find what might be "the best Mexican restaurant in the Boston area". I have been constantly surprised and often disappointed with Boston's offering of Mexican food. Lots of Mex restaurants, but all very average until we went to the Burro Bar...More

Thank Vision101
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Fun interior and a bonus patio during nicer weather. I ordered carnitas tacos that had finely diced apples in it - very different but was very, very tasty! Good cocktails as well to go along with the menu, including non-tequila options.

Thank kathh218
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

-Food: Awesone with great flavor! We had the double stack short rib (amazing), mushroom (great flavor), Baja fish and mahi mahi (wow loved the avocado and pineapple combo). -Drinks: Loved the cucumber rita, but the watermelon Rita was so so (don't recommend). -Service: Definitely could...More

Thank GMRD19
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Burro Bar is an excellent edition to the Washington Square neighborhood! Definitely make an online reservation to avoid a long wait. All of the margaritas are delicious, as are the tacos, guacamole and appetizers. Can't wait to go back!

Thank ashleyelpern
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Great brunch! The Superbeasto was great and the Hair of the Dog coffee cocktail was also pretty creative and delicious. Their new patio that can sit up to about 15 is a great touch for the summer. This place is big on tequila, meat dishes...More

Thank mylesgparker
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US$11 - US$30
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Open Hours
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1665 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02445-4434
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Brookline
  • Phone Number: +1 617-227-0427
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A neighborhood Mexican kitchen & tequila bar, The Burro Bar is the smaller sibling of The Painted Burro in Somerville. Our tequila list features over 100 bottles that are "Burro tested and approved". With splashes of influence from Baja & Oaxaca to Veracruz & Yucatan, Chef Joe Cassinelli's dishes showcase a creative, fun side of familiar flavors, where ingredients & local produce take center stage
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