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The Publick House

1648 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02445-2101
+1 617-277-2880
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good48%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“mac and cheese” (20 reviews)
“mussels” (21 reviews)
“fries” (27 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1648 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02445-2101
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was good. Took an age to get a drink or to get our food. Mains came out before starters. Staff apart from one member were very poor. It was busy but not jammed packed. Massive selection of beers and a nice location.

Thank John S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate dinner here over the Easter break. No problem getting a table on the Monday night. Service was good. The pub was busy & there was a buzzy but comfortableatmosphere. The venison Sando was probably a bad choice. It was very tough. The fries...More

Thank Mary F
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

I've lived near to the Publick House for over 10 years and haven't gotten tired of it yet! It has an extensive beer list and phenomenal food, from sandwiches and burgers, to mac and cheese and mussels. It's always crowded, so get there early to...More

Thank ashleyelpern
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

We came here with another couple. I have been here many times before. I am always impressed with their draft beer list. My friend wanted a barrel aged stout. Our server went out of his way to find a beer she would lkie. The Publick...More

Thank Greg S
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Can recommend the Belgian Blonde, really all the Belgian beer.. all the beers are good. Sit by the window... Didn't try to food but it looked yummy. The German Heffeweisen was awesome too.

Thank Andrew F
Reviewed 21 December 2017

I love the vibe of this place. The services was great and the food was decent. I will be coming back.

Thank Lesha B
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

I see other people had a good experience. Despite the fact that the server (once finally greeted the table ten minutes later) was cordial and knowledgeable, this didn’t make up for the bad experience. The beer is 4 times as much as if I were...More

Thank Erika H
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Went with a group while visiting BC. Great food in a nice relaxed atmosphere. The wine drinkers liked the wine, the beer drinkers liked the beer and we all loved the lobster Mac and Cheese, the Mac and Cheese with Short Ribs and the Fish...More

Thank Kat F
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Love everything about it as far as vibe...beer ...food...staff....but just 3 beers each (not real fancy) and 2 simpler entrees and for 2 people was $110...kind of $$ for portion but would easily return so just warning....parking can be a pain btw...

Thank CoachK2525
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Pretty good spot with cool beers on tap. Wait was a little annoying and it was a little hard to get the bartenders attention but I can't dock them for being popular.

Thank Harlan M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1648 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02445-2101
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Brookline
  • Phone Number: +1 617-277-2880
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