Town Tavern

4.6
167 Reviews
$30 and under
American
We're back! Starting March 22nd we will be opening up the dining room and the patio to service our guests! Looking forward to seeing you at the Tavern!!

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Contactless payment available
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 167 people are saying
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LinaH
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great time and a great meal, adequate ventilation and a super friendly professional waitress Corina

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belmontmom
New England
16 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Nice outdoor dining with great service and food. Burger was great and the fries were out of this world!

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vipKimO
New England
99 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great outdoor space. Menu hasn’t varied much since restaurant opened. Service very attentive. Food quality excellent.

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Betsy
New England
13 reviews
Dined on September 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the Tavern. Neighborhood gem; great food, lovely staff, always a pleasure to dine there🥰

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vipsportsbost
New England
65 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Delicious and efficient
All our food choice were very good.
Fish and chips yummy and the beef
Sandwich was delicious… yummy
Thanks

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Eeevie
New England
7 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Met in laws for their anniversary

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EdithJ
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Loved mass ave potstickers and the soup special: mushroom miso. Crispy salmon wonderful. Moved inside because of bothersome yellow jacket that also came inside, our choice to sit by nice big open windows by sidewalk. Did not get stung but nervous - summery day side effect, not restaurant fault. Nice to have outdoor/fresh air seating option for covid

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vipDoug
New England
9 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience4

Overall okay dining experience. The staff was very good; the food was decent enough, but nothing special; and most surprising at a "tavern" were the costs of the drafts: $10 for a 16oz Jack's Abby, $11 for a Night Shift, and $12 for a Lord Hobo??

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food. Lovely weather. Friendly service. The penne pasta with chicken was exquisite.

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MichaelO
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very helpful and respectful staff. Food is amazing, service is outstanding.

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vipEagleman
New England
6 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Needed to find a restaurant in the area for a group of friends going to a show at the Regent Theater. The Town Tavern pleased everyone’s palate with some twists and enhancements to some traditional”pub” food. Delicious!
Service was good and prompt and value right on. Some great cocktails too!

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CarlyW
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Overall great. Service was a bit inattentive given how few people there were. No big deal but be mindful if you’re on a schedule!

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Rich
New England
19 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Town Tavern is always reliable, always good. And with the windows open, very comfortable.

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Katrina
New England
7 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our favorite place. ood is always excellent. Table was ready for us with coloring items for the kids. Service is always friendly and attentive without ever being bothersome.

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RonaF
New England
1 review
Dined on August 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Food is great. Server was pleasant. Outdoor dining is at the corner of Mass Ave and Lake St, so we had a parade of garbage trucks and other noisy, smelly things starting up at the light there.
Indoor has big front windows, so there is a well-ventilated option there until it gets cold.

This place is a keeper. I hope they do well and stay!

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vipPhilEdiner
Philadelphia
36 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Great ambience, terrific staff. Love the outdoor seating and weekend live music. Food is okay but not amazing. Interesting mix of typical pub food and some Asian fusion.

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MarciaR
1 review
Dined on July 14, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Service was friendly but a bit slow
Warm where we were sitting

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Donna
New England
8 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Dinner was good but not outstanding. Usual pub fare. Service was good however. Waitress worked hard to make sure we were happy with table and extras.

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Local
New England
15 reviews
Dined on July 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service by Carina (?) was wonderful. All three of us enjoyed our dinners on a quiet Tuesday evening in the Tavern. The Indaba Merlot was a good, moderately-priced wine. We were seated near the windows and watched the thunderous rain fall and then the skies clear - lovely.

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HollyB
1 review
Dined on July 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent lunch on the fourth of July. The meals were delicious, attention to detail perfect. Waitress friendly and attentive. Wish you had one in Hopkinton, Mass.!!

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ElizaD
1 review
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

They didn't have my reservation for 4 people outside in their records so had to sit inside instead.

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Local
New England
16 reviews
Dined on June 25, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

For a restaurant we can walk to, it is fine. The beer selection is small, but from good breweries. I wish there were bigger IPAs, but I am not in the majority. The wine options are good. Vegetarian options are routine - salads, bean burger. One of our dishes of the 4 was excellent - chicken bao, the others were fine. It was busy when we were there so our server was in demand and forgot a couple of things, nice fellow. We will go there again because it is so close. Thye kids' menu, which we did not use, looked like a good one. The restaurant is very friendly to families.

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BABS
New England
2 reviews
Dined on June 24, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Our food was very good and our waitress was excellent.

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SallyS
New England
2 reviews
Dined on June 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We lingered for several hours out on their sidewalk patio under an umbrella. Our lunch was delicious and the staff wonderful.

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Luv2Eat
New England
7 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

So glad this is my neighborhood restaurant! Everything I have had over the past several years has been so good: salmon tatsoi, their take on the Reuben sandwich, the fish sandwich, chicken bao, salad with steak added, and always their fries. Always good service, too. Nice to know their take-home containers are not plastic, too, but compostable.

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HilaryS
New England
1 review
Dined on June 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great time last night at Town Tavern. It was so nice outside and both the service and food were great. She did very well handling everything with a smile and light chitchat. Made it enjoyable. So happy to see them busy.

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Leah
1 review
Dined on June 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious burgers and fast service. Atmosphere is relaxed.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great burger!!

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JoanneS
1 review
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great neighborhood spot, perfect casual adult dinner or out-to-eat with kids.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
3 reviews
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Our server was wonderful… a very efficient attentive young lady. Foid was perfect for a fairly quick meal before a show… will definitely go back with my friends

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NaomiS
1 review
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great pub food, freshly prepared. In the evening, Town Tavern is a great place for dinner (try the chicken paneed - it is delightful from the first bite to the last). This time I took my mom for brunch and we ate outside on the sidewalk. The service is thoughtful and kind.

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JanetD
1 review
Dined on June 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Having lunch outside was great! Wonderful food and service!

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Katrina
New England
7 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Never disappoints

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vipDaveJfromNH
New England
6 reviews
Dined on May 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time visit, and it won't be our last. I had the crispy chicken sandwich, which is now the rage just about everywhere. I'm telling you, this sandwich, with crispy, tender and moist chicken breast, served with an amazing mornay cheese sauce, is by far the best I have ever had anywhere. Even the fries were excellent, crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. This sets the new standard for crispy chicken sandwiches. Very friendly service staff, even the manager came over and chatted for awhile. It is an unpretentious, neighborhood style eatery, nothing fancy. But man, that chicken sandwich!

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LoriF
Pittsburgh
3 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was great. Food was outstanding!

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Cadelo
New England
8 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Everything was just OK. Nothing wrong, although the music was too loud and made it hard to hear our conversation. The house salads we both got were underdressed, and you could tell the lettuce etc...were washed but still had too much water left in them which diluted the dressing to the point there was little flavor. For entrees, my wife had the Tavern Burger which she liked and which was cooked very well. Her fries were also good. My sirloin was cooked well also, but the meat was very tough and chewy. I don’t expect much from a sirloin, and was wishing they offered another cut like a strip. I had heard they offer sirloin to keep prices low, but it would be nice to have another option. The broccolini was fine also. So three stars overall. We would go back, but not in a rush to get back there.

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Lola68
New England
4 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server was the best! We had a very loud group come in next to us and she moved us before we even asked to.

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DanF
New England
3 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved the food and the service was excellent. A great place for the first restaurant I've been to in 14 months.

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ThomasS
New England
1 review
Dined on May 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was good, service was excellent, and everything was great.

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vipHeidiB
New England
13 reviews
Dined on May 20, 2021
Overall5food5service3ambience5

Great spot!!! Server could have checked drink levels more often.

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Town Tavern using the Order Online button. Town Tavern also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (781) 859-5413.

Town Tavern is rated 4.6 stars by 167 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.