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The Publick House

) #6 of 120 Restaurants in Brookline $$ - $$$ American, ,
1648 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02445-2101
+1 617-277-2880
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good47%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“mussels” (20 reviews)
“fries” (26 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Belgian, European
$$ - $$$
1648 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02445-2101
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Publick House was the perfect setting for a romantic date with my boyfriend. We loved the cozy feeling of the restaurant and the sweet candle-lit tables. I have a lot of food allergies so I was nervous, but they were so accommodating. I ordered...More

Thank BostonExplorer7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I came to Salem for a day's visit. This place was located fairly centrally on the corner of the main walking street. Food was good as was the beer which was recommended by the bar man. The bar man was very friendly...More

Thank Dominique D
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Very good seafood and burgers and about 20 drafts on bar...Amazing stay here supported with nice staff.

Thank Martin M
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Daughter and son-in-law brought us here on a Friday night recently. While we had to wait a bit for a table, it gave my husband a chance to check out the beer selection -- which was extensive. Although it leans toward Belgian styles, there's a...More

Thank TreasureCoastFoodie
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Extensive selection of beers on tap and even more in bottles. Didn't try the food to comment on that. Only down side is that four beers and one glass of wine were just short of $50.

Thank RyryE
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Awesome and eclectic beer menu along with fun pub fare from Belgium. Very nice and the whole family always finds something to love. Good with friends as well. Great atmosphere.

Thank Wackenhammer
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Stopped by on a Saturday afternoon. Great beer selection and the lunch menu was terrific...a little something for everyone. Everything was fresh and homemade (even the buffalo sauce!) Highly recommend you give this place a try if you are looking for a laid back atmosphere...More

Thank Jody L
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We went on a Sunday afternoon after dropping our son in Boston. They have a lot of beers on the menu, but the only IPAs on tap were Trillion. I'm not a big fan of them, so I ordered a Stone Ruination in the bottle....More

Thank Granby-Gobbler
Reviewed 28 December 2016

So... This place came highly recommended by more than one person and it's probably my expectation levels that had me a tad disappointed. Great Beer list, no doubt about that. The food was not impressive though. Pretty standard Pub fair but pricey. Service was very...More

Thank Jon C
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Good food didn't have drinks but nice atmosphere. Mac and cheese was good but rich and very filling. Burger was well cooked and good fries were amazing! Would visit again

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, Belgian, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
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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