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The Marathon Restaurant - CLOSED

25 Hayward St, Hopkinton, MA 01748-2706
+1 508-589-6400
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  • Excellent7%
  • Very good35%
  • Average41%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
4 Nov 2014
5 Aug 2014
“Gone, but not forgotten”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
25 Hayward St, Hopkinton, MA 01748-2706
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Reviewed 4 November 2014

Went down hill once it changed hands... Service was not great.. They seemed to cater more for the business people during the day than the local diners at night..

Thank jjjjstew
Reviewed 6 August 2014

It was a good Irish Pub many moons ago in the past, but when it changed hands, it went down hill, and we didn't go back after two disastrous visits. we hope someone takes it over and returns it to its good days! To be...More

1  Thank Rick K
Reviewed 6 February 2014

My last meal here left a lot to be desired. So, not crying about the fact that they abruptly announced they were closing the business on January 25th.

1  Thank WINEandTRAVEL
Reviewed 19 November 2013

A friend and I met here for dinner and noticed the change to Burgers and BBQ. Right from the start I should have known there would be issues as there were a few employees of the restaurant outside smoking. We went inside and as we...More

3  Thank SeverusAlexander
Reviewed 23 October 2013

Marathon has new smoker! BBQ is delicious! Less upscale than before kitchen renovation but food is great!! Great bar and cocktails!

1  Thank StephanieClark630
Reviewed 10 September 2013

We visited Marathon after seeing it listed on Phantom Gourmet and we were not that impressed. The guy working the desk was attentive but our waitress was not. We sat outside and unfortunately they let people smoke out there so that was unpleasant. The food...More

3  Thank account4fun
Reviewed 11 June 2013

We were looking forward to trying some BBQ here as we were relatively new to the area. Parking is tight, even mid-week, but a large business lot next door was available. We were seated immediately and the menu choices looked great. The service was good....More

1  Thank drdblu
Reviewed 10 June 2013

We visited for a lite meal and to watcvh the Bruin's game. The atmosphere is very local which is not a bad thing. This is a neighborhood kind of place without the corporate restaurant feel. The food was VERY AVERAGE. They appear to specialize in...More

Thank coupleofarubans
Reviewed 5 June 2013

We had just discovered the Marathon and their good contemporary food. We visited last week for the third time and to our surprise it had been transformed into a barbeque restaurant. The waiter said they had closed for two weeks and changed the look and...More

Thank barbara r
Reviewed 8 April 2013

The bar is a hopping place to be even on a Monday or Tuesday late afternoon/evening. The drinks are delicious and the bartenders are always friendly and helpful. Definitely recommend their seasonal drinks. I've never had a meal I don't like and most plates have...More

Thank Carolyn N
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Hayward St, Hopkinton, MA 01748-2706
    (South Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Hopkinton
  • Phone Number: +1 508-589-6400
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