Brothers

4.1
161 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
Brothers Restaurant is the outcome of two passionate Chefs. Together these Chefs combine over twenty-five years of experience in the food & hospitality industry, from Prep-Cook at a neighborhood cafe to Executive Chef at an elegant restaurant in the heart of Boston allows for the birth of a Modern American Cuisine. Not only do we serve lunch and dinner, but we have a huge selection for breakfast every day 'till 3:00pm. Start your day off right with some crowd pleasers like the Bagel Lox, Breakfast Burrito, Eggs Benedict, French Toast, and more! If you need a drink, we've got you covered with signature cocktails, premium spirits, and wine by the glass or the bottle. Delectable dishes, incomparable service, and a relaxing atmosphere are the hallmarks of Brothers Restaurant, where we strive to satisfy.

Specials

NEW LOYALTY CARD!! BUY SIX MEALS GET ONE MEAL ONE

COME AND ENJOY OUR LIVE MUSIC EVERY FRIDAY FROM 7-10.
SATURDAY 7-9 & SUNDAYS 6-8 WE HAVE THE WINIKER JAZZ TRIO

Terms and Conditions:

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: July 5, 2019

Ends: July 6, 2118

Availability: Mon-Thu 4:00PM-6:00PM

FREE COFFEE FROM 7AM-9AM

Everyday we are offering free coffee to our customer as a token of appreciation. Also dont' forget to take a look at our NEW coffee bar!!

Terms and Conditions:

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: July 5, 2019

Ends: July 6, 2118

Availability: Daily 7:00AM-9:00AM

What 161 People Are Saying
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RG
1 review
Dined on August 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent experience. I enjoyed in particular the high quality and flavor of the food.

BS
New England
7 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Great local restaurant with good, not too loud music on Saturday and Sunday. Limited wine list, full bar. Food is good, specials always worth serious consideration.
We are regulars.

DW
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Good Food, low key neighborhood place. A great value for very good quality of food that is served. Nothing super fancy but well prepared favorites. Menu tends to feature seafood dishes but meat and vegetarian choices are a offered as well.

ME
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

We had a fabulous time. Richard was wonderful. He was an excellent waiter. My goddaughters and I had crab cakes, calamari and bacon wrapped scallops and all were delicious. Our entrees were huge and all of us were Very Happy and full. Then came Delicious Desserts. We of course had “doggie bags” and left happy and full.
I have a friend who says breakfast is delicious at Brothers!

E
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on June 22, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our evening at Brothers. We had been meaning to dine there for ages. We knew they had music but we weren’t sure of the night or type of music. The trio plays Saturday nights. What a treat! Pleasant, enjoyable music. Not so loud you can’t have a conversation but you can also hum along or tap your foot, if desired. Folks from the restaurant join in on the 2nd set- really fun to see. O- the food! That was enjoyable too! Large portions so plan to take some home. The short rib was cooked perfectly & the sauce in the chicken piccata was very good. We were disappointed they were out of the hummus plate as 2 people in our party wanted that, but it happens. Overall, we will definitely return for the food, music and camaraderie! Thank you Brothers for a very enjoyable evening.

JS
New England
20 reviews
Dined on June 22, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Visited Brothers because we stayed at nearby hotel to stay overnight for the Cirque du Soleil Show. Was very quiet when we arrived. Started to fill up with locals. So the reviews I read were corroborated by our experience and the locals patronage. I would recommend visiting this establishment.

NJ
New England
15 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 1ambience 3

The food was delicious, no problem there. I don’t understand, though, why we sat through most of our meal with empty beverage and water glasses when there were two waitresses for only four occupied tables (we went at an off-peak hour.) Our food was even brought out by the chef himself, so no idea what the waitstaff was doing...they were never even in sight to flag down to ask for water.

m
New England
4 reviews
Dined on May 26, 2019
Overall 5food 1service 2ambience 3

The music was great, as usual and the ambiance too. However, the crabcakes I ordered were inedible (rarely happens here), and they didn't have my choice of liqueur, although I am a regular who orders it everytime and for the past couple of months have been told they don't have it, in spite of the fact that they used to.

I will continue to go there for the Winiker evenings since I enjoy their music so much.

ES
New England
1 review
Dined on May 26, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 2

The food and service was great, and the live jazz band was so fun. But the ambiance and dining room needs some updating, and the AC was broken.

DI
New England
20 reviews
Dined on May 26, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Terrific brunch - lots of choices and the food was very good

JR
New England
1 review
Dined on May 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I have been to Brothers several times and have always been pleased. The food is excellent and beautifully served.

c
New England
6 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 2

When we opened the menu and saw its large print, along with the bright lights in the room, it felt like we were at some sort of a facility and not at a neighborhood restaurant. Couldn't help but feel like something was off in the room. There wasn't anyone to meet us at the door and the bartenders were not paying attention to our arrival, despite appearing not to be doing anything but talking to each other. Our dishes were quite good, except for my husband's salmon which had no flavor. Appreciated the attention of the waiter who was helpful in getting us out in time to make a show, but this wasn't a place we'd have wanted to linger in anyway. Wish I wasn't giving this negative a review, but that's what it was like.

MR
New England
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 2ambience 3

The food is delicious. It is a nice place for a brunch or breakfast. owners are very nice. There weak spot is in reservations - having one doesn’t appear to mean much in the way they manage tables.

TR
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

The food and service on Mother's Day, one of the busiest was very good. I had a crab cake eggs Benedict and it was delicious. The campari mimosa was also very good! I highly recommend this place.

HJ
New England
22 reviews
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Unexpected pleasure

FC
New England
3 reviews
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 3ambience 5

Great casual atmosphere, really good food and the kicker, the Bo Winniker Trio every Saturday and Sunday evening. A fun time. Family friendly but great for a date night, too!

RM
New England
6 reviews
Dined on April 14, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

We took or family to Brothers on a Sunday evening to enjoy both the food and the Winniker Trio. It is a charming atmosphere, much like being in a friendly, welcoming club. The winners are great and the second half of the performance is by local talent, singers, drummers, trumpet players etc. performing while accompanied by the trio.
The food is excellent. Dishes from fruit de mare to ahi tuna to brick chicken were all delicious. The portions are very generous, the food fresh and beautifully prepared and served. Sautéed vegetables were crisp and lovely. We shall return often.

KM
New England
1 review
Dined on April 14, 2019
Overall 1food 4service 1ambience 3

The service was very rude. I made a reservation, but there were no tables ready for us at the time of my reservation. We would have had to wait 20 minutes, so we were told to sit at the bar.

The server at the bar was very short with us. Asking clarifying questions about our order before we could even finish saying our order.

Finally, an entire tray of drinks was spilled next to me and splashed on me. No one apologized for the accident.

TA
New England
6 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 4ambience 2

Food was so good. Nachos were absolutely delicious.
Ambiance/ atmosphere was not great.

JS
1 review
Dined on March 31, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 2

The wait wasn’t bad, the server was friendly but they forgot some details on our food (forgotten fruit, forgot cheese on eggs) and it tasted bland

JP
New England
6 reviews
Dined on March 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was our first time at Brothers and it was fantastic. We read online that they can get busy on a Sat night so we made reservations on Open Table. We requested a high-top table in the bar area which was perfect. We came in for the live Jazz music of the Bill & Bo Winiker Band who play there every weekend. I was expecting it to be very loud with a full house and the music but surprisingly the music level and guests nose level were not loud at all. You could hear yourself talk. The wait staff was friendly, accommodating and we never had to wait to order drinks. Overall I found the atmosphere very warm and welcoming. The beer selection was great with a wide variety of great local breweries - we had the Down East Cider and for snacks we had the nachos with chicken.

AW
New England
3 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A Charming neighborhood Restaurant with eclectic menu and excellent service

JJ
New England
13 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Two years running we have hosted a 10 person family birthday celebration with Sunday breakfast at Brothers. Both celebrations very enjoyable, with very good food, excellent service and an informal and fun atmosphere. A basket of fresh coconut chocolate mini-muffins on every table. Try the new Healthy Omelette.

KF
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A perfect breakfast spot, good food, and a relaxed environment .

F
New England
6 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 2ambience 5

Good food. One waitress rude (Boston style :-), other one nice. Great entertainment on Sunday evening -- live music. That's the main attraction. Nice, friendly ambiance.

OT
New England
6 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

The food is delicious.

JS
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

All in all it was a good fun Experience but someone should tell the waitress she should thank her patrons when they give her a 64.00 tip after we had to wait for her.

R
New England
32 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 5ambience 4

I went to Brothers the day after Valentines and the only Menu they were serving was the Valentines Menu which happened to be very similar to their regular menu but each entree was 5-6 dollars more expensive. Since this was my first visit to the restaurant and I’ve seen the Menu online this did not sit very well for me. I mentioned it to the waitress but there was nothing to be done about it.
That been said, the service was great and the food was good. The churrasco was delicious. Even though I enjoyed my experience I felt cheated and that is why I am not sure I’ll be back.

AS
New England
1 review
Dined on February 10, 2019
Overall 2food 4service 1ambience 3

While we had reserved a table through Opentable, we still waited nearly 25 minutes to be seated. There was no point in reserving and the hostess was extremely inefficient. There were many parties waiting who were also quite annoyed. We were 3 people in the end and they sat us at a 2-top so it was highly uncomfortable. We have dined here a few times in the past for brunch and the food is always good, but this time the service and management of the crowded brunch time was awful. We will not be returning anytime soon, unfortunately.

OT
New England
15 reviews
Dined on February 3, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Good food and service

OT
Pittsburgh
6 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Great food. Nice staff. Will be back!!!

MM
New England
52 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 2

My sister in law and I love to check out new places, for breakfast, lunch, and/or dinner, especially if there’s a full bar. The waitress was great, super nice and personable. Food was good, not great and the sticky floor throughout, was kind of a turn off. Place could use a good once over.

D
New England
1 review
Dined on January 16, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Good value & tasty fare. Service was friendly and our requests for side dish substitutes were carried out correctly. Really, my only complaint about Brothers is that they had not vacuumed the floor -- which made a negative impression.

E
New England
7 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

I love Brothers for their food and entertainment with the Winiker Orchestra and the Singers they welcome up to sing for the diners and they are all talented. The food is excellent and it’s a wonderful night.

DG
New England
13 reviews
Dined on January 10, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 3

Food was great and service was fine albeit the restaurant was under staffed.

SX
New England
40 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Superb brunch food and very good service. Unfortunately this time, a large group was treating the place as their private function room.

OT
Philadelphia
16 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

All 3 of us loved our entrees. The lamb shank was perfect! The drinks were also delicious- Great limoncello martini and perfect cosmo. Look forward to going back!

MC
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on December 28, 2018
Overall 2food 3service 5ambience 3

Very overpriced. The waiter was very nice, but they used the New Year’s menu early so they could charge more and were out of a number of drinks listed on the menu. The food was just OK.

OT
New England
10 reviews
Dined on December 26, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 2

Restaurant needs updating. Doesn’t justify pricing.

B
New England
59 reviews
Dined on December 16, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 4

Made a reservation thinking it would be a great place for 8 people to eat. The food was just ok and the service likewise, but they did have great entertainment which is every weekend on Saturday and Sunday nights with Bill & Bo Winniker which is worth the trip. The portions are generous. Just wish the food was better

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