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For 2
7:00 PM
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You must make reservations at least 5 minutes in advance of the time at Grafton Street Pub and Grill.
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Grafton Street Pub and Grill

1312 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
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  • Casual (22)
  • Good for a Date (15)
  • Neighborhood Gem (15)
Originally opened in 1996, Grafton Street Pub & Grill has been a beloved institution of Harvard Square for more than a decade. This neighborhood hotspot is named after the spirited cobblestone-lined shopping district in Dublin’s famed Temple Bar area. Grafton Street deftly combines the warmth and coziness of a traditional neighborhood pub with the aesthetic of a contemporary restaurant.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Contemporary American, American
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Hours of operation
Dinner: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Lunch: 11:00am - 4:00pm
Brunch: Saturday & Sunday 10:00am - 4:00pm
Late Night: Sunday thru Wednesday til midnight, Friday & Saturday til 1:00AM
Bar: Sunday-Wednesday until 1:00am, Thursday-Saturday until 2:00am
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Phone number
(617) 497-0400
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Pay with OpenTable, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Michael Chandler
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Cross street
Bow St.
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Parking details
Grafton Street offers FREE Parking to all of our guests with reservations between the hours of 6pm and Midnight, 7 days a week in the Old Baptist Church parking lot (1151 Massachusetts Ave). Simply place a printed copy of this email in the lower left hand corner of your windshield. Cars failing to properly display this email will be subject to towing.
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Public transit
We are located two blocks away from the Harvard Square T Station on the Redline.
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Gift Card
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1312 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.4  based on recent ratings
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91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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MarkyMark (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

Great meal!!

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined 3 days ago

We enjoyed the setting, love the booths and high tops. It was nice that we could hear each other- wasn’t too loud!

vipchelsea (New York Area)
3.0  Dined 7 days ago

The food was good but not great. The dessert was sad looking and not presented well. It was overpriced for the food.

viparlingtongirl (New England)
4.0  Dined on February 18, 2018

First visit to Grafton but we are big fans of Hourly Oyster and Russell House Tavern. Food was very good but service was fair...waitress friendly and tried her best! Service was extremely slow and did not seem well versed with menu and struggled to answer questions. She could not tell us where the oysters where from but after a few questions we were able to look up on iphone and they were delicious! We had similar response when asking about menu items...will try again.

SuburbanFoodie (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

Very pleasant evening. Good food, good service, good atmosphere and reasonably priced.

OpenTable Diner (Cleveland)
4.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

Nice place for lunch

vipOpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
3.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Excellent beet salad and good pizza -- very generous portions that make it fun to share.

GoodPub (New England)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Good food. Good atmosphere. Friendly, attentive service.

AliL (New England)
3.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

I've loved this restaurant for a long time. The menu changes seasonally to capture fresh ingredients, and the food is always delicious! The papardelle bolognese was incredible and the goat cheese bruschetta was a great start to the meal - fried goat cheese with fresh tomatoes and toasted bread - what more could you ask for?? The only complaint is how loud the restaurant is, which makes it difficult to have a conversation or any type of romantic ambiance.

OpenTable Diner (New England)
4.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Service was a little spotty, food was above-average and tasty. Wished there were more starters/appetizers available for a the lunch/brunch hour.

OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

We chose the Grafton Street Pub because of previous reviews and proximity to our hotel. We loved it. Made a reservation and arrived on time and our table was ready within 3 minutes. The service was excellent and we enjoyed our beverages, the meal and the lively but not raucous atmosphere.

vipOpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

The chicken tacos were delicious and Paul was wonderful, as usual.

vipchefchick (New England)
3.0  Dined on January 28, 2018

This place is usually pretty good; this visit wasn't the best one we've had. I ordered the Irish breakfast with fried eggs; they were so undercooked even the whites were still runny which I just find repulsive. The sausages were pretty tough, like they'd been sitting out a while. The beans were great though! They offered my daughter chocolate chips for her pancakes to which she agreed, but there were so many chocolate chips and the pancakes themselves were a but undercooked, so that the whole pile turned in to a bit of a soggy mess. I"m starting to feel like going to a popular area for brunch on a Sunday is like going to basically any restaurant on Valentine's Day...its just not going to provide the best experience. Too hurried, too busy, too many items that need to be prepped in advance and left sitting; too too too. Oh well.

OpenTable Diner (Detroit)
4.0  Dined on January 16, 2018

Nice service

Jorge (New England)
3.0  Dined on January 14, 2018

Went for a 1PM business brunch. We were assigned a table with stools and we requested a regular table. The waiter was very pleasant and went to inquire. The answer was that the tables we could see had reservations. Yet all throughout our meal we saw the one table open. Halfway through the meal there were several open tables and we were not offered to move.