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The Dogwood

4.4
199 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
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  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
  • Live Music

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Whether you're out with the family, meeting some friends or commuting from work, the Dogwood Cafe is the place to experience a casual, relaxed dining experience with a neighborhood atmosphere and the best pizza Boston has to offer. Join us for Brunch Saturdays & Sundays, 10:00am - 3:00pm
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Contemporary American
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Hours of operation
Monday: 5:00pm - 1:00am, Tuesday - Friday: 11:30am - 1:00am, Saturday - Sunday: 10:00am - 1:00am
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Phone number
(617) 522-7997
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Tower St
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Entertainment
live music on the weekend
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4.4  based on recent ratings
4.3
food
4.3
service
4.1
ambience
4.1
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OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

It was a great time with great food! My boyfriend and i both had the turkey burger - he got mashed potatoes on the side, i had the roasted cauliflower. Enjoyed our meals all around! We also split the spinach artichoke dip. It was fantastic! Thank you!

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vipOpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on December 14, 2017

Lots of great comfort food. Pizzas were really good. Try the Evergreen! Ignore the “individual” size on the menu— there is plenty for two or even three if you’ve had appetizers.

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
4.0  Dined on December 2, 2017

The Dogwood never disappoints. I've been several times and have always received good service and a great menu.

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Jenna (New England)
4.0  Dined on November 25, 2017

Food and drinks were reasonably priced and enjoyed by all. Cocktail list was inventive, but we didn't love any of the cocktails we tried. Pizza, salad and appetizers were all great. We did not try any dinners.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New England)
4.0  Dined on October 22, 2017

Tasty and filling biscuits and sausage gravy.

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Doula50 (New England)
4.0  Dined on October 19, 2017

My first visit. The traffic issues were a complete hassle, but The Dogwood was worth it! Will definitely go again.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New England)
3.0  Dined on October 13, 2017

This is our favorite Friday night date spot. We usually have pizzas at the bar, but this time we decided to try food other than pizza and sit at a table. Our first table, one of the high tops, was next to the loudest group of people screaming and we weren’t able to hear each other speak from across the table. Thankfully the hostess was kind enough to move us into the dining room. Our server was attentive but when my food came out cold, he brought it into the kitchen to be heated up and it didn’t come back out. By the time my boyfriend was almost through with his meal, I had to track down another server to ask them to cancel my meal altogether. The manager then brought out my meal and nicely offered to take it off the bill. We really appreciate that they helped in that way, but we were bummed to eat separately on our date night. We love this place, but we’ll definitely remember to stick to the bar in the future.

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LAN62 (New England)
5.0  Dined on October 8, 2017

Unfortunately the A/C was broken and it was an incredibly hot and humid evening, however the staff was upbeat and made what could have been a really bad situation into a good one. Food was delicious and the staff were incredible friendly and courteous considering how uncomfortable and hot they must have been.

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on October 8, 2017

We made a reservation in advance for 12 people, but ultimately only 9 could make it. Since a few of us ran the BAA half marathon, we were later than expected and called to extend our reservation. The staff was extremely accommodating for such a large group with all of our changes, which I find to be very rare. When we arrived, they had our table waiting for us in a lovely private corner. The staff were very friendly, the service was fast, and the food was great. I would recommend brunch here for anyone, especially if you have a larger sized group and want to make a reservation. The dogwood is awesome!

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vipFran (New England)
4.0  Dined on October 6, 2017

Solid food. Good beer selection. Worked well with a 1 year old.

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on September 23, 2017

Great all around

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on September 16, 2017

Great pizza and specials! Service was great and also great live music.

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Mary (New England)
5.0  Dined on September 4, 2017

I've been to the Dogwood twice in the past two months. Each time the staff was exceptionally courteous, knowledgeable and helpful. The outdoor patio was a pleasant surprise. The live music is a plus.

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on September 3, 2017

very good eggs benedict, comfortable seating in rounded booth, nice draft beers, casual. prices are reasonable. waitress very accomodating about it being a birthday celebration. all of us pleased.

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EatinInJP (New England)
4.0  Dined on August 14, 2017

Good beer selection and cocktail specials. I've enjoyed almost everything I've ever eaten here, and this trip was a good one. Great service from our waiter.

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
4.0  Dined on June 13, 2017

Food was good. I ordered turkey burger and it was fresh house made,not frozen. I also ordered the orange cosmo for a drink and it was very good and strong. The pizza gets a thumbs up as well!

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CML88 (New England)
5.0  Dined on June 10, 2017

The Dogwood is one of my favorite affordable restaurants in JP. I almost always get their pizza - it is soo good! Their cocktails are great as well.

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Iza9 (Western NC)
4.0  Dined on June 3, 2017

The Dogwood is about 17 min walk to Eliot Hall where we went to see a play. I got the buffalo cauliflower and kale&corn dmplings which were good. The veggie burger was ok per a vegetarian. The pasta with meat sauce was decent . It looks like they make their own pasta which is the size of lasagne noodles. Our water was never refilled. The restaurant was very busy.

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vipL55LDW (New England)
5.0  Dined on June 2, 2017

I'm a regular at the Dogwood. That being said, I usually can find something on the menu I haven't tried yet. On this visit, it was the grilled salmon with lemon-caper sauce, parmesan risotto and zoodles. Loved it! It was HUGE, so I got two dinners out of it. This is one of my and my boyfriend's favorite places to eat (pretty much our #1 favorite). Julie has waited on us more than once on a busy Friday or Saturday night and is always excellent.

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on June 1, 2017

Food was really good great environment

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