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About Bullfinchs

Bullfinchs has been insuring a fine dining experience in beautiful Sudbury for many years. Bullfinchs prides itself on offering a creative menu with the very best ingredients from the most reliable and highest quality purveyors. Enjoy craft cocktails, relax on our summer patio. We are open for dinner nightly. On Sundays, Bullfinchs features a live JAZZ BRUNCH (Voted Top Five Brunches in New England) and kids always eat FREE on Sunday nights! Bullfinchs offers a gluten-free and a vegetarian menu.
Planning a special Occasion?.... owners Peggy and Scott Richardson will customize a menu just for you!
Every Tuesday night, we offer a demonstration cooking school with multiple opportunites to taste, discuss, observe and cook. Cuisine-based classes are Tuesdays at 6:30. Each course is paired with appropriate wines. Nothing encourages friendship more than shared good food, wine and conversation. The class menus are on our website.

730 Boston Post Rd.
Sudbury, MA 01776
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Contemporary American

Hours of Operation:
Summr Hours:
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 9:00pm
Friday & Saturday: 5:30pm - 9:30 pm
Sunday Live Jazz Brunch: 10:300am - 2:00pm
Sunday Dinner: 5:00pm - 8:30pm

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(978) 443-4094

Website:
http://www.bullfinchs.com/

Entertainment:
Live Jazz Sunday Brunch, schedule of musicians is on our website.

Catering:
Bullfinchs likes to custome design your party to your budget and your ideas. We can help as much, or as little as you need. We can prepare platters of food for you to pick up and we can cater at your location with full staff, food and bar. The details can be worked out with Peggy Richardson.

Parking Details:
extensive free parking in the lot

Executive Chef:
Joe Peterson

Private Party Facilities:
We offer semi-private rooms for up to 45 guests. private room for up to 100 guests.

Private Party Contact:
Peggy Richardson: (978) 443-4094

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Live Jazz Brunch every Sunday from 11 ~ 2 (reservations recommended)
Cooking class every Tuesday at 6:30 (reservations required)

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Bullfinchs Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.5

service

4.5

ambience

4.5

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (52)
Neighborhood Gem (48)
Great for Brunch (40)
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Good for Anniversaries (40)
Good for Birthdays (36)
Good for a Date (34)
Fit for Foodies (30)
Worth the Drive (29)
Creative Cuisine (28)
Cozy (27)
Romantic (25)
Casual (25)
Live Music (21)
Quiet Conversation (20)
Sunday Lunch (19)
Bar Seating (16)
Great for Outdoor Dining (13)
Comfort Food (12)
Fun (12)
Good for Groups (12)
Handcrafted Cocktails (12)
Authentic (11)
Healthy (11)
Local Ingredients (11)
Notable Wine List (10)
Seasonal (8)
Business Meals (7)
Disabled Access (6)
Kid-friendly (5)
Gluten Free Options (5)
Great Beer (5)
Great for Lunch (5)
Good Vegetarian Options (5)
Pre/post Theatre (4)
Tasting Menu (4)
Happy Hour (3)
People Watching (3)
Vibrant Bar Scene (3)
Hot Spot (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Live Sports (1)
Organic (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Spicy (1)
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 (New England)·Dined a day ago

Overall, it was very nice. It was our anniversary and there were nice little touches that helped to make it special. I enjoyed the crab cakes and the salad. Our entrees were good, but I found the lamb chops to be lacking in flavor and not trimmed well-the bites of fat were not pleasing. More herbs or something else to bring them to life would have been appreciated. They were sitting on a bed of smashed potatoes (I’m not a fan of the current trend of food piles). I had to remove the chops and set them to the side to add some salt and pepper to the spuds which like the chops were pretty bland, just like the white sauce that was on top of the whole pile—which I would rather have done without. The roasted vegetables were very good. Again, a pleasant experience, but for a $125 meal I had hoped for better food.

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 (New England)·Dined 2 days ago

Bullfinchs has been a favorite, cherished spot to dine for many years. One can always count on friendly and professional service and delicious food and drink.

Tags: Healthy, Great for Brunch, Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Disabled Access, Good for a Date, Seasonal, Worth the Drive, Bar Seating, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays
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 (New England)·Dined 6 days ago

Great service and carefully prepared meals that really highlight quality ingredients.

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 (New England)·Dined 6 days ago

We went for a birthday and had a nice table. Food and service were good. They have a jazz brunch and music is fairly loud as restaurant is small. Thought kids meals were pricey but overall standard for Sudbury.

Tags: Special Occasion, Cozy, Great for Brunch, Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Casual
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 (New England)·Dined 6 days ago

Uninspired Bloody Mary from a mix. Complimentary pastries were stale,cold and not a lot of them. ok omelettes, but not a lot of omelette choices. Ok Texas Toast. Weak coffee, but attentive, unobtrusive service and nice live jazz.

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·Dined on January 13, 2018

Our favorite metro-West restaurant and we don’t go frequently enough. Great food and reliable experience.

Tags: Worth the Drive
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·Dined on January 12, 2018

Always had a good time at Bullfinchs. It is the best restaurant in town. The only thing to be careful about is the slippery floor

Tags: Romantic, Creative Cuisine
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 (New England)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Sunday brunch to hear great musicians Paul Broadnax & Peter Kontrimas

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 (New England)·Dined on January 3, 2018

We've been to Bullfinch's many times over the year. I like that they're individually owned and have a cozy space. On this occasion, the food was disappointing. There were 4 of us. 2 of us got the filet, which they also had a filet on special so I was surprised to get a tough and non-flavorful piece of meat for $34. I had asked to substitute the "crashed potatoes" that come with everything and that did not happen. I don't get the 'crashed potatoes" because its not the cheesecake factory in the 90's. The others said their meals were bland. We usually enjoy their salads which have nice variety of beets or apples and again just ok. It was a friend's bday and a $300 bill that was not worth it. With all the new restaurants coming to Sudbury, I don't want to see Bullfinch's go so I write this saying quality and consistency needs to be a focus for the prices charged

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 (New England)·Dined on January 1, 2018

We went for New Year Day brunch, which we do every year. Food was great, service was great, ambiance is always great. Love our annual tradition!

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·Dined on January 1, 2018

One of favorite - if not the best - restaurant in Metro West Boston.
GREAT staff - make you feel like family - amazing food - never disappoints.

Good selection of cocktails - great flavors, interesting blends.
Wonderful Sunday brunch with live jazz....

Highly recommended!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Fun, Live Music, Great for Brunch, Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Casual, Notable Wine List, Bar Seating, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Tasting Menu, Gluten Free Options, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New England)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Unfortunately on New Year's Eve the food was not a hit. We've loved Bullfinches before, but on New Year's Eve the food was really mediocre, but with nice service it was still a festive atmosphere. Hopefully the lackluster Beef Wellington and osso bucco will be replaced with better offerings going forward.

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 (New England)·Dined on January 1, 2018

I always give Bullfinch's five stars but this time I didn't. It is clearly one of my favorite restaurants and we definitely will go back. This time it was New Year's Eve, so I have to cut them some slack, it's the proverbial "amateur night out." So Bullfinch's was a bit overwhelmed by too many people. We had a reservation for 7:45, had to wait fifteen minutes to be seated. Things we hectic. I don't know what they can do. More carefully manage bookings? I'm sure next time we'll be right back to five stars on all counts.

Tags: Good for a Date, Worth the Drive
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 (New England)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Our server was excellent as was our food! This restaurant is truly special.

Tags: Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Great for Brunch, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Live Music
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Skip the appetizers and desserts .
Entrees were above average .

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 (New England)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Ate here to celebrate a birthday of note. We ordered the calamari appetizers; so yummy!
We'll be back!

Tags: Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New England)·Dined on December 18, 2017

The service is always excellent at Bullfinch’s and the food is superb. Great little gem in the suburbs!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Wonderful food and service. Very accommodating. Beautifully decorated for the holidays.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays
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 (New England)·Dined on December 16, 2017

The food was very good, but our server was excellent. She was very good at advising us and answering our questions. Will return.

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 (New England)·Dined on December 15, 2017

Always a great time with good friends. Wonderful ambiance and good food.

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 (New England)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Sunday brunch was massively overpriced for quality. Service was poor as an added bonus. Additionally we were seated in a low ceilinged overflow area without windows.

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·Dined on December 10, 2017

My friend wanted to be taken to Bullfinchs for Sunday brunch. by making the reservation on the web I indicated it was for a birthday, that she likes to be in a well lit area and without a draft. The table they gave us was by a window with lots of sunlight and it was festively decorated including a balloon. Food was very good, the music entertaining, the serving size a little on the large size (if I had known I would have ordered less). And of course, it was noisy so it was a little hard to have a conversation. Overall very satisfied.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Casual, Authentic, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Live Music, Great for Brunch, Healthy
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Bullfinch's is a neighborhood gem in Sudbury. The Richardson's have operated the restaurant forever (well, for at least 25 years) and have always had the highest standards. The dining room is decorated in a muted theme, but very elegant. The food is excellent, and chef Scott conducts cooking classes almost every Tuesday evening (reservations required). We go there 3 or 4 times a year as a special treat.

Tags: Romantic, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Excellent Sunday brunch - delightful jazz, two guitars and a singer singing jazz standards.
Perfect after a Holiday Party Saturday night for my wife and Ii.

We were both satisfied with a cocktail and eggs benedict - recommended.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Live Music, Great for Brunch, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Healthy, Sunday Lunch
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 (New England)·Dined on December 3, 2017

The before u order bread/muffins option were puny and ok. The beef tenderloin hash with poached eggs was bad.. salty , stringy meat. Hollín Daisy was good and music was nice but tables so close together u felt like they were in your lap. Waiter was attentive.

Tags: Great Beer
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 (New England)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Creative special main dishes and appetizers, as well as the all-time favorites; very tasty and well prepared; combination of flavors. Will always be back...

Tags: Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Cozy, Healthy, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Casual, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on December 2, 2017

Bullfinches is our "go to" place for a great dinning experience. Peggy and Scott know how to make patrons feel special. Cook and serve on!!

Tags: Bar Seating, Great for Brunch, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on November 26, 2017

As always, the food was delicious. The noise level is quite loud everywhere in the restaurant which makes it hard to carry on a conversation at normal speaking voice level. However, it is consistently great and worth the raised voice!

Tags: Seasonal, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on November 25, 2017

The appetizer (goat cheesy fries) and salads (beet salad and warm apple salad) were very good but the entrees were awful. The short ribs bolognese had way too many chunks of uncooked tomatoes in it. The other entree (special salmon cake) was both fishy and flavorless. I have not had such a bad meal in a long time. Bullfinchs was a huge disappointment.

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 (New England)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Bullfinches is the best restaurant in our area. We have been going there since they open at least 30 years ago and in 2018 we are going to celebrate our 65th wedding anniversary with Scott and Peggy.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Good for a Date
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 (New England)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Early Thanksgiving for family - jazz brunch was a lovely difference from boring lunches -good food and excellent service. Little noisy but they were packed -good sign!

Tags: Live Music, Creative Cuisine, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 19, 2017

This was our first visit. The restaurant had good energy, but wasn't overly loud. The bar was quite crowded and it looked like a good happy hour crowd.

The food was terrific and our server was outstanding. We were celebrating a birthday and he helped make it a very special occasion. We will definitely return.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Always great. We keep coming back. It was a busy Friday night but the service was excellent. Everyone loved their meal.

Tags: Good for Groups, Authentic, Cozy
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 (New England)·Dined on November 14, 2017

We hadn't been to Bullfinches in a few years and I doubt we'll be back. It took forever for drinks to make it to us, two of our 4-person group's meals were prepared badly - as if our meat done-ness wasn't even read off the server's notes (rare lamp chops aren't dry and gray) and while they were re-done, by the time we two ate our re-made entrees our two friends were long finished. It's an expensive place to eat, and it's just not up to the standard those prices command. It's a shame, really. We want to patronize our in-town establishments but it's got to be worth it to us and this wasn't where it needed to be.

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 (New England)·Dined on November 12, 2017

We went for Sunday brunch and the service was slow. We waited well over 5 minutes for someone to come to our table after we were seated and another 15 minutes to get our bloody marys, by then the ice had melted and the drinks were watered down, they clearly had been sitting at the bar for ages. The food is good but the portions are shrinking and they haven't really changed the menu in years. I'd love to see a re-vamp. We have so few good restaurants in the area.

Tags: Great for Brunch
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 (New England)·Dined on November 12, 2017

The food was not only tasty but there was live music. I met a friend for brunch so at times it was hard to talk since the restaurant is small and music was loud.

I had an omelet, toast and coffee. A nice touch of sweet treats of small breakfast breads with jam when you are seated.a

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Great for Brunch, Live Music
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 (New England)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Fantastic as always. Tim did a great job

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 (New England)·Dined on November 8, 2017

My husband and I met friends here for dinner. All four of us really enjoyed our dishes. Two of us had evening specials and two of us ordered from the menu. The fall roasted vegetables were delicious. The tables are a bit close together, but the restaurant is a great spot and we will come again!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (New England)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Amazing service, ambience, and food. We felt like family from the moment we walked in. Adella, our hostess and manager was welcoming, and Brooke our server was very informative on the menu choices. We loved our food, and absolutely will be back!

Tags: Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Great Beer, Quiet Conversation, Authentic
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 (New England)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Bullfinch is our goal to best restaurant. We normally like to do bar, however table service is always great also. Owners are always there and welcoming and kind. Great place

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Kid-friendly, Quiet Conversation
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