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Washington Square Tavern

$$ - $$$American, ,
714 Washington St, Brookline, MA 02446-4564
+1 617-232-8989
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“striped bass” (3 reviews)
“corn fritters” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
714 Washington St, Brookline, MA 02446-4564
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been going to WST for about 5 years now because it's reliably friendly and welcoming with delicious food to eat and a top-notch bar for cocktails, wine and a wide range of great beers on tap. Big bonus: NO television. The food leans toward...More

Thank bostonmarc
Reviewed 24 January 2018

Came here in a party of five adults and one baby. The staff was very accommodating and seated us quickly even though we were a large party with a baby carriage. I had a dreamy omelet here that I can't seem to find on the...More

Thank Jill B
Reviewed 21 December 2017

I have been here a couple of times when visiting friends in the area. This trip we went for brunch. IT WAS DELICIOUS! The cocktails were fantastic and the food was delicious. The menu has enough options that they are something for every taste.

Thank Lesha B
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Nice choice of food, well prepared, fresh, clear. I had a Caesars Salad and a Tuna entree. My wife had the lamb and loved it. It was physically cold inside the restaurant. And they server no dessert. Service was caring and efficient. A little slow...More

Thank AlvinMonk
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We were invited to dine with friends who like to eat on the early side, 6.00 pm. According to them Washington Square Tavern gets very busy and very loud later in the evening, so loud that you can not have a conversation. They eat their...More

1  Thank Lindy L
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

The Tavern is always a great time! Food was outstanding. Starters Tuna, fried clams and Striped Bass for an entrée. With a wonderful Pinot that paired perfectly, hand selected from Gerry. Need to go back soon!

Thank James B
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We had already booked another nearby restaurant and needed to kill some time so we went in for drinks. A glass of Sauvignon Blanc was $10 while Malbec was $11. Nice sized pour. Folks nearby were enjoying large platters of delicious-looking food. So it looks...More

Thank Harold J
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful evening here last night. Great atmosphere, and attentive staff. Food was excellent too. Corn fritters, artichoke and oysters (to die for) for starters followed by a bison steak ( new one to me) .... accompanied by a delicious Sonoma red wine (recommended...More

Thank Jo H
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and wine selection. Prices very reasonable. Gerry, the owner, is a very knowledgeable guy from Ireland. He has also a good selection of rare Bourbon whiskeys as well as rare wines. Good to talk wine, whisky with. Meat was excellent. So was services....More

Thank Leif C
Reviewed 10 November 2016

I'm told this was the first restaurant/bar in the square and from the get go TV screens were banned. It really is a social setting for those in the know - great high dark oak bar, excellent bar staff (Stewart, Oliver, Nathaniel all make your...More

Thank 645colinm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
American, Bar, Pub
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic
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
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 714 Washington St, Brookline, MA 02446-4564
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Brookline
  • Phone Number: +1 617-232-8989
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