Branchwater
Branchwater

Branchwater

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Phone: 4702537910x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Restaurant:
    Monday: Closed
    Tuesday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
    Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
    Sunday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm

    Lunch:
    Saturday - Sunday: 11:30am - 4:00pm

    Bar:
    Monday: Closed
    Tuesday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
    Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 2:00am
    Sunday: 4:00 - 10:00
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American
  • Executive Chef: Todd Hogan
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Access

Getting there

  • Parking: No
A word from Branchwater
Branchwater feature steaks, seafood and cocktails crafted by local Chef, Todd Hogan. Join us for live music, patio dining, friendly service and the award-winning cuisine you expect from Chef Todd, in a casual atmosphere.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
  • Diners' Choice WinnerFit for Foodies
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNeigborhood Gem
Branchwater reviews from OpenTable diners
50 reviews since June 26, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.5
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance4.1
    Noise LevelModerate
100% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (39)fit for foodies (30)special occasion (22)great for outdoor dining (19)notable wine list (19)romantic (14)vibrant bar scene (13)good for groups (10)hot spot (7)late-night find (3)kid-friendly (3)Show More
  • Great as usual
    m75lrp
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    Love, this place....we had two different appetizers, four different entrées and three different deserts. All were perfect. Never in my life would I think I would eat brussel sprouts....but their brussel sprout appetizer is out of this world. After three hours, we left the restaurant very happy campers.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Third Time and not my last
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    Great service, Fantastic Food Quality, and great value. I have found my "Go To " restaurant. They recognized me the second time I dined, and had a martini started for me this time! I will be back soon.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food, loud restaurant
    drtalk
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    We enjoyed the restaurant, but it was loud enough that we had a hard time having a conversation without raising our voices. The waiter was great and very entertaining. The food was good, but not as good as the past two times we've been there.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Love it!!
    nskoog
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    This is the 3rd time I have visited Branchwater and I love it. We have gotten fabulous meals every time we have been there and the service is always great. We will definitely be going back!!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • First time and will be back
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/30/2014
    I was there for business, but stayed after for fun. Great seevice, food was awesome. The menu had a fun twist to old favorites. I loved my house barrel aged bourbon!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lobster to die for
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    This was not our first time, and wil make it our go to place from now on. The Lobster Mac and cheese was awesome. It had a hint of sherry fresh dill and wonderful blend of cheeses. My husband had the rib eye. Our salads we unique, we had a bread salad that is great with cracked olives and fresh mozzarella. And we had a wedge that had house made bacon. Can't wait to go back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • fair
    susiqVIP
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    seemed a little cheap. steak was perfectly cooked though. everything else was fair
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Awesome place!
    PIPER
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    We don't live near by but make the drive every chance we get. Love this place, it's food and atmosphere!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Consistent Quality
    Diningdivas
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    I took my wife and children to Branchwater for my wife's Birthday. We go there on a regular bases because we enjoy the food, atmosphere and staff. We have always had a wonderful dinning experience every time we have gone. So I knew it was the right choice for her Birthday. We were pleasantly surprised that the waiter we typically ask for who usually only works the weekends was working that night. Even though we were not seated in his section he arranged to wait on us and made it that much more special for her. They were out of wine they she wanted for dinner so our Shawn our waiter brought us a higher price wine choice at the same price. We will continue to go back because they truly want you to have the best experience possible.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Much Improved
    spinner
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    Very pleasantly surprised. Had eaten lunch at Branchwater before and had not been impressed. However, our dinner was terrific. We had Grilled Grouper and Lobster Tails. Both meats were excellent. Must be someone new in the kitchen. Service was friendly and efficient. We ate on the outside patio and it was very nice. The manager came by to speak with us and thanked us for coming. A nice touch. Give Branchwater a try.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • looking forward to the next visit
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    Awesome Food, service is great and the wine selection is the best I have seen in tge area.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    This was our second visit. Our service was fair at best taking 30 minutes to receive our drink order. In addition, we had to ask to have our dinner order taken. The food was great but service not so much. On our first visit they failed to bring our salad order. Again, service could be better.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • farm to table
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    Chef Todd really is focused on bring the freshest ingredients together to create great meals.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • First time... great meal!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    My wife and I like to eat good food. So, we were thrilled with Branchwater. The menu is very interesting. Both the apps (buffalo chicken quesadilla & steak and blue cheese flatbread) were impeccable. Our entrees, (ribeye & scallops) were fantastic as well. The noise level was "energetic" to say the least, but it is what it is. The wine selection was varied, and we were happy with what we ordered. All around a very good experience. It was nice to meet chef Todd as well! We will be back!
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice Dinner
    jgfergie
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    Have dined at Branchwater previously so had set expectations. The food was delicious, however the service was not at the level we had experienced in the past. Our water was not filled until we finally asked toward the end of our dinner. For the price, which is very high for the area, we expect the service to be outstanding. Although the restaurant is nice, some quick updates would make it stand apart. We will return, but only for a special occasion; just too expensive for a weekly visit.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Third Time Not The Charm
    nolongerafanVIP
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    We were thrilled when we heard he was opening Branchwater. We have been there three times. The third time was not the charm. When we entered the restaurant there was only one table occupied in the dining room. The host tried to seat us in the noisy bar?? Next we ordered Proseco and it was flat. The waiter was great and fresh glasses from a new bottle were brought to us. Since they did not have their signature calamari, we only ordered an entree and dessert. We both ordered fish and it was great. However, we ordered carrot cake for dessert. It was ice cold and the frosting tasted and had the consistency of butter. Sorry Chef Todd, Branchwater is not in the same league as Indigo.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The kind of place you always wanted
    SnuffyVIP
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    Just want a quick glass of wine and an appetizer...perfect! Want to have a fantastic meal and a great bottle of wine...excellent Want to sit outside and have a colb beer...2 very nice patios.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Steak
    Hamburger83VIP
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    The ribeye was fork-tender and seasoned just right. My daughter really enjoyed the lamb chops.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very good restaurant
    outoftowner
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    Visited this for the first time and went back a second time in the same week. Wednesdays a glass of wine is half off which is especially nice. We recommend this to others to try.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great again, personal attention
    Diner
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    The chef came by our table to greet us and check on our dinner, which was excellent again. We will be back to try new things on the menu that he recommended. At our table: pork chop, beef brisket, tuna appetizer & duck sliders appetizer. We also had a new wine, can't remember what kind. We never have any complaints here, good service (better with age!), great food, nice atmosphere, good music. We told the chef we'd be back soon and we will!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Glad we tried it
    WishIAteOutMoreOften
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    It's nice to have an "adult" restaurant close by, but the live music was way too loud in the bar (impossible to talk over) and still loud in the restaurant. The wine list was OK but way over-priced and they do not permit you to bring in your own bottle w/ a corking fee. Decent variety of entrees, the food was good, especially the veggies (sautéed kale/spinach/peppers). Lighting too bright in restaurant. Dimming the lights and adding candles would make it far cozier.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pleasantly surprised
    faithlessb
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    My husband and I went to Branchwater this past Saturday night. I know its been there for over a year but we've never thought to try it before. We really enjoyed ourselves. Our server, Steven, was great. He knows the menu and made great suggestions. I told him I was gluten free and he guided me through the menu and what could be modified. The food was delicious and the prices were great! I know that we will go back again!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Very nice interior and comfortable booth seating. Attentive waiter although never brought out the bread we requested which ended up being fine since the food was plentiful and good. Bacon wrapped filet fork tender and very flavorful along with the sides of asparagus and mashed potatoes. My husband enjoyed the beef brisket with the kick it has on the barbeque sauce but the macaroni and cheese and green beans were not a hit. The mac and cheese was dry and not very flavorful. Overall a good experience and will go back to try other dishes.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • wonderful food!
    jackie
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    Wonderful restaurant and great food! We decided it will be our new date night spot!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great date night!
    Luv2eatout
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    We had a fantastic dinner! Excellent steaks and lobster. The wedge salad was excellent. We will be back!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Restaurant
    ChantillyChic
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    We recently moved to Milton and have eaten at Branchwater several times. The first time I had a question about how something was prepared and the chef came out to explain rather than the server. The chef walks around, greets customers, and truly cares if you enjoyed your meal or not. Each visit has met or exceeded expectations. We are so glad we have found this restaurant; I am a pescatarian and it is not always to find good restaurants that my husband and I can truly enjoy together. Branchwater is one!
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Must!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    This was a first time for us. My wife had the fried Lobster, I had the Beef Brisket, our son in law had the Prime Beef Tenderloin (that was the special) our Daughter had the Seared Diver Scallops, not one but all of the dishes were fantastic. We all shared. I look forward to going back soon
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I'll return...
    Fullandhappy
    Dined on 7/2/2014
    Very friendly and attentive staff (a Wednesday night). The app and entrees were solid. The deserts were mediocre. I'll definitely be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lucky to have them
    Chris
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    I have been to Branchwater many times since they opened a year ago and I am always overly impressed with the food, I has the filet and grilled lobster tail this weekend and every bite was a foodies dream. The duck slider appetizer was great as well. They have tables in the classic bar if you like that scene and a little more noise or the dining room or outside for a quitter scene. They also make a great drink and have nice wines by the glass and bottle.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing
    Food4me
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    Our new favorite restaurant in the area. I'm still craving the dinner I had. It was the best tasting high quality food. If I could rate it higher I would!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Can't wait for the next night out
    Pdigg
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    I had high expectations going in, since the restaurant came recommended from a friend. Those expectations were still exceeded though. Hands down, one of the best steaks I have ever had. My wife had the crab stuffed flounder, which she loved. The only thing that rivaled the food was the service. Our waiter made us feel like we were the only ones there. No rushing, very attentive and friendly. Get the pretzel with beer/cheese dip, and the fresh made kettle chips with lobster dip appetizers. You won't be sorry.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 19 ratings-only reviews submitted since June 26, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.3
    • Food4.6
    • Ambiance4.3
    • Service4
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 124 reviews are from the Branchwater reviews archive.
  • Again, worth the visit & more!
    Yummy
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    A return visit was all my wife and I had hoped.....started with signature martinis at the bar, then dined on the steak and lobster tails on the welcoming and relaxing patio. The knowledgable waitstaff added to our night out with their attention to detail and warm banter. Chef Todd amazed us with his fresh approach to his menu....the flavor and preparation of the fine cut of meat were outstanding, best steak in the area hands down. Plus my wife can never get enough of their homemade pistachio cheesecake. Looking forward to our visit!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great dinner
    Diner
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    Exceeded our expectations, the food was excellent and the service solid. Nice wine list, some pricey options but also moderately priced wines. Many I had not heard of. The dining room was full, but not noisy They had live music on the porch. I had a ribeye and a BLT salad, both great. Also had tuna and another salad and the tuna especially was excellent. Our waitress was good and accommodated a special request from the bar. One negative was that the parking lot was packed, but plenty of space in an adjacent lot. Overall a very good find, and I'll definitely be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Find!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 6/19/2014
    I wanted the tuna as an appetizer. . And they did it! My salad was a little overdressed but didn't stop me from finishing it. My wife had the fritters really good.. light and full of shrimp. My lamb was amazing and she had the grouper. Nicky done very simple but pared with root mash and a pink eye succotash. Will definitely go back.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • can't wait to go back
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/18/2014
    Awesome martini line up! The roster corn and shrimp fritters were fantastic. My rib eye was cook perfect. wife had the grouper and hasn't stopped talking about it.. a must in the village!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • awesome lobster!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/18/2014
    I had the grilled lobster, perfect. Not overdone. Tender juicy, and sweet. I also had fried oysters w smoked tarter sauce holy cow. My date had the tuna, perfectly seared with ginger style noodles ( I think home made) very fresh. Look forward to going back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good, but lacks charm
    DCann
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    This restaurant is nice, but there's something odd about it that I couldn't quite pin point. The staff overall didn't seem happy to be there. No one smiled or greeted us, from the hostess stand to the bar or even when we sat down at our table. We actually had to ask the hostess to find our server because no one came over for 10 mins or so after we were sat. I won't cross the restaurant off the list permanently, as I understand everyone could have an off night, but I would hope that the customer service is improved on a future visit.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Slow and small
    MarkBo
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    It took 10 minutes for us to get a waiter to the table from the start. Then when the food did come it took a while to get it. One of the fish portions was very small.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • more than we expect
    RestaurantReviewer7275
    Dined on 6/6/2014
    Excellent dining, staff, wine list, beer list and patio with live music!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food
    Maggie
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    This was the second time we've eaten at Branchwater. The service was excellent and I love the atmosphere….casual and comfortable and yet you know you're in a good restaurant. The food is beautifully presented. All four of us ordered different meals (we all had fish) and they were all very good. I think that some of the portions are a bit skimpy. They don't have to be huge, but I had the same feeling last time, that they could increase the portion size. I love having it nearby in the neighborhood.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate