Beacons Restaurant

4.3
117 Reviews
$30 and under
Contemporary American
BEACONS – WHERE CLASSIC MEETS MODERN
Beacons, located in Walpole on Route 1, is a reinvention of the original Beacon Restaurant from 1986. Here you will find a modern atmosphere with classic undertones. We offer a comfortable atmosphere, scratch kitchen, and our famous craft cocktails. So stop by for some food and drinks and relax.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 117 people are saying
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vipGranny
New England
80 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Our server was new, but was fine. I ordered iced tea, which looked strong, but had no taste. It took awhile to get lemon for it. My salad with grilled chicken was very nice, as was a short rib sandwich and bbq wings and Caesar salad. The fries, however, were limp and doughy. Dessert was a very nice crème brûlée. I would go again for the salad, but a roll would have been nice. The fries definitely need work.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Waitress is excellent

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vipJrrr7
New England
2 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had early dinner on way to xfinity concert. I have severe gluten allergy so appreciated Athena extensive gf menu. Had delicious steak tips with fries done in separate fryolator. Husband had delicious veal chop with broccoli rabe and mashed. All service was excellent. Spoke with owner at length. Great place!

MJ
vipMauriceJ
New England
20 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Busy night with live music on the patio. Great atmosphere. Outstanding food and service as we have come to expect.

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vipPostWineTastingDommer
New England
35 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Out with another couple after wine tasting and grabbed dinner. Food and service were great. One member of our party has a gluten allergy and had shrimp and gluten free pasta she said was some of the best she ever had. Good selection of draft beers and great burgers too. We will be back.

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MikeS
New England
5 reviews
Dined on September 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beacons is always the BEST food and awesome service. Last night was no exception! And -- the band "Random Numbers" was great too!

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HRReviews
New England
11 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good service, good food, good ambience, outside seating, kid friendly, vegetarian options, we'll be regulars.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Great apps. Outside seating lacking comfort and attentive service. New inside set up is very nice. Main courses were good.

MJ
vipMauriceJ
New England
20 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food. Great service. Outstanding atmosphere.

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vipPaulaC
New England
21 reviews
Dined on September 3, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience2

Not very impressed. Food was ok - my ravioli was overcooked. Drinks were good. Our server left midway through our visit. We were looking to place our order and we had to flag down another server who let us know he left. The bartender took our table over and was great and very attentive. I'm not sure why the original server left but it might have been a good idea to send someone else over to our table instead of us having to get someone to come over and figure out who should be waiting on us.

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vipElanaM
New England
12 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and music!

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vipMeLikeLegal
New England
67 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Super nice staff. Pretty good menu. Perfect location for two couples as this was in between us. We found it on open table and wanted a place not only in between but outdoors to enjoy a nice summer night with a pretty good menu. Menu on open table is slightly different. You might not want to NOT totally rely on the menu in open table.

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Richard
New England
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall3food4service5ambience5

Need to enhance dinner menu with various soups, better selection of entrees
priced accordingly. Service was friendly and efficient.

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vipSusan
New England
5 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great experience

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PaulW
New England
4 reviews
Dined on August 13, 2021
Overall3food2service2ambience4

The menu has changed and it is very pub-like. Not what it used to be prior to the pandemic. We had a new server who never was a server before. No big deal, we all have to start somewhere and with the limited pool of people wanting to work, it's understandable. I don't think we will return unless the menu heads back in the direction it was before the pandemic.

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Didi
New England
16 reviews
Dined on August 12, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Not many entrees for a vegetarian. Bt it was delicious and comfortable.

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ColleenH
New England
1 review
Dined on August 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a room to ourselves and great service! Delicious and fun for our ages 12-83!

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vipWuggy
New England
50 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Little pricey but we’ll worth the trip, beautiful set up, food was exceptional and the service was above par, great experience

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SarahS
New England
1 review
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great feel. The live music was amazing. Great gluten free options as well!

MJ
vipMauriceJ
New England
20 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Enjoyed a newly added entree, Hong Kong Noodles with Steak. It was delicious with just the right amount of a "kick". As usual, the staff was incredibly kind and catered to my young children. The patio was great and there was even a band playing 90's music which made for a nice atmosphere and wonderful evening.

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Kakestoo
New England
8 reviews
Dined on July 30, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Booked an outdoor table @ Beacons on a Friday night. We were prepared to be patient due to the labor shortage that seems to be everywhere, but the service was quick and polite.
The bartender deserves kudos for imaginative drinks, and the pizza crust was just the right amount of crispy and buttery. Burgers excellent.
There was one glitch in our order which was immediately corrected with an apology. We like it here! Try a "Smoke on the Charles", if you like bourbon.

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MargaretR
New England
3 reviews
Dined on July 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great patio with live music. Great food and great service

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vipdiner
New England
50 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Nice outdoor patio for dining. Live music was very good

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DeliciousDataResearcher
New England
3 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Went there for my daughter's 24th birthday, food was great and the waiter was very attentive and anticipated our needs.

My one complaint is they had live music (guitar and violin, both singing) located at the front to the left of the entrance and it was very loud and I like loud music. I had to literally yell back and forth with the hostess about my reservation. Thankfully, they sat us in the back but we still had to raise our voices to talk with each other. The building used to have the stage and dance area in the back and I do not know why they would move it upfront where it interferes with the hostess staff doing their job. Anyone who sat in that area or the front of the bar definitely went home with their ears ringing.

MJ
vipMauriceJ
New England
20 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A great experience as we have come to expect. Great food, friendly service, and a nice atmosphere. Always so kind to my two young daughters. Love the new menu with lots of new dishes I’m excited to try!

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AK131982
New England
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food & live entertainment outside was fantastic!

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vipperfect
New England
20 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience4

Nice dinner out, servings are ample and chowder is one of the better ones. Had to yell to be heard across the table, but nice after empty restaurants during the pandemic!

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OpenTable Diner
New England
7 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Service was great we we seated immediately upon arrival. Food and drinks were also very good. Only slight negative was the noise level although it was a Friday evening and we were seated on the outskirts of the bar area. Overall a very positive experience, I’m sure we’ll be back!

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tkeitz
New York Area
22 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The new management (who is actually the returning management/owner) is doing a great job! Food and service are excellent.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on July 1, 2021
Overall2food1service3ambience5

This place has a lot of work to do. As of right now I do not recommend. The prices are outrageous for what you actually get food wise. The drinks and whomever is in charge of the cocktail program/the bartenders seem to be the only ones in the building actually trying and they are doing a phenomenal job. I would absolutely recommend going for drinks but that is all.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience2

Indifferent service. Drinks served w melted ice, clearly sitting fir a awhile. Something wrong with everything we asked for. No sense of urgency to make the meal “right” despite our repeated asking after every delivery to our table. Will not go there again.

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vipJNGdiner
New England
16 reviews
Dined on June 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We loved the decor, the food, and our server aria was fabulous!

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience3

It seemed as though our server was new and inexperienced - usually the

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BettyB
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on June 18, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Hosting staff and wait staff very hospitable. Food good and pricing reasonable.

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vipMike
New England
120 reviews
Dined on June 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service and food was great.
I haven’t had a salmon fish as good anywhere.

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vipAiredale
New York Area
371 reviews
Dined on June 11, 2021
Overall4food3service3ambience3

Surprising find. Good food, good prices, live music on a Friday night was a nice treat. Would go back.

MJ
vipMauriceJ
New England
20 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience3

First disappointing experience. Despite multiple open tables in upper patio, we were seated on the new lower patio by ourselves. The hostess sat us at a table with seats that were missing cushions which required us to exchange the chairs at our table for other chairs (the hostess had left immediately so wasn’t able to help or change our table). Because there was nobody else there, there also wasn’t a QR code with the menu. While nice, it also meant we were far away for our server and that led to lots of delays and forgotten items - had to ask for silverware and plates, no water, etc. Usually they have been very accommodating but we were told chef refused to put a meatball on the children’s pasta even when we stayed we would be fine with an up charge (doesn’t make sense as there is a normal entree with meatballs so it’s not like we were asking for something extravagant. Overall, we essentially were abandoned on the lower patio and service was sub-par.

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vipDavid
New England
19 reviews
Dined on May 22, 2021
Overall5food3service3ambience3

Good food and excellent drinks. Good service. Nice.

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BridgetN
New England
1 review
Dined on May 19, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Service was a little slow, but outdoor seating is pleasant

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on May 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food & outstanding service!

FAQs

Beacons Restaurant offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (508) 734-6460.

Beacons Restaurant is rated 4.3 stars by 117 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.