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John Harvard's Brew House

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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1 Worcester Rd, Framingham, MA 01701-5359 (Shoppers World Drive. 2nd entrance)
+1 508-875-2337
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11:30 - 01:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 23:30
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 01:00
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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153 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Obviously a popular place to eat on Saturday night but we didn't have to wait long for a table. It's a big place, a lot of people so not exactly small intimate dining. Don't go here if that's what you're after. It however is a great place for families, friends and not so noisy you can't have a conversation. Good... More 

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Natick, Massachusetts
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41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't drink beer, all about the wine, so you can imagine brew house not top of my list. Two Chardonnays, house is water and other unoaked. Group of gal pals picked it, so I had to go...Decided to try another strategy. Went with a fabulous Malbec and got the steak tips with julienne vegetables! Whole different experience. The steak tips... More 

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Concord, Massachusetts
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218 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here on a very busy Saturday evening so the wait was long to get a booth. Burgers were OK although the Gorgonzola was barely tasty. Can't say much for the dark beer with overwhelming coffee flavor. Downeast seasonal cider was just awful but they did give a refund on this. Used to be a good place several years... More 

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We happened to be shopping in the mall, it was close to 6pm & at the last minute we decided to grab a bite. Loud & noisy. TV's were on throughout the restaurant featuring sports. The burger was mediocre -the choice of fries or side salad was good. However, the fries were awful - super SOGGY, yuck. They were so... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

If you like beer then you will probably enjoy this place. If you like food then you will be disappointed. Although my wife really liked the meatloaf, my burger came out over cooked and tasteless. The kitchen forgot the bacon and even though I asked for the fries crispy they came out undercooked and soggy. The rest of the food... More 

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375 reviews
258 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We came here with a party of 15 and received great service. The food was pretty good with many different variations of burgers to choose. The anniversary burger isn't on the menu but is a fun challenge to eat. The atmosphere is fun and we all had a great time. The only challenge was all of our food didn't come... More 

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abu dhabi
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66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

I spent a few hours here while the missus toured the mall nearby. The guys behind the bar were great. Tried a couple of the beer flights and really enjoyed all of them. They also had some unique offerings like quinoa whisky. Definitely worth a stop in for a drink. I didn't eat but the food looked and smelled really... More 

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Holliston, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We have been here many times. My fiancée loves all their Samuel Adams seasonal beer! They have multiple kinds of beer in the bottle and on tap. The food is great. My go to item on this menu is the fish and chips. The fish is fresh and the fries are not soggy. The staff are extremely knowledgeable about their... More 

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Washington State
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

We visit a brew pub with many beers that they brew themselves on premises. We love beer, so there is much anticipation. It's not busy, and we sit at a table in the bar area. It takes 10' til the waiter brings menus and water- he doesn't ask if you want a beer but runs off. Ten minutes later he... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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87 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Last Saturday evening my wife and I, tired from a full day of work, desired to eat out at great local place. I suggested driving closer to either the Boston or Worcester area where we have some real favorites. But my wife would have none of it even though I was driving and enjoy doing so. Clearly this evening's meal... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:30
Monday
11:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 00:00
Friday
11:30 - 01:00
Saturday
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Worcester Rd, Framingham, MA 01701-5359
    (Shoppers World Drive. 2nd entrance)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Framingham
  • Phone Number: +1 508-875-2337

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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