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Five Horses Tavern

$$ - $$$American, ,
400 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA 02144-2511
+1 617-764-1655
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good50%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
“pork belly” (9 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
400 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA 02144-2511
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We were a family of three with an adult daughter (19) . There was a bouncer at the door, so we are not sure if they were only allowing diners over 21. This is a popular place. We waited 20 minutes for a table at...More

Thank Miley2007
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here during Tufts Parents Weekend so the restaurant was absolutely jammed. We had a reservation and were seated right away. Our waitress seemed a bit harried. This was our first time there....liked the menu and the atmosphere. We ordered mac and cheese, ribs, fried...More

Thank lovestotravelmom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here for lunch and sat outside. Service was friendly and prompt. The staff really seemed to know and like the food and drink that they served and had good recommendations. The dishes came hot in small cast iron skillets. We split a cornbread appetizer,...More

Thank GreentreeMA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went for dinner in this rather large place last Sunday. The place was quite full and lively. The decor was somewhat a blend of a bar and an English pub. The wine selection was not very elaborate and we settled for an Italian red...More

Thank RajeevNMehra
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ok I really wish there were half stars bc this deserves a 3.5. The bar here is cool the ppl are friendly. But the food is just nothing overly exciting. It wasn't horrible. Anytime after the initial time I've been here it's been bc someone...More

Thank lizzietishlizard
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

The cornbread with honey butter is excellent. It was a great appetizer. The Mac &Cheese with mushrooms was a great choice for the vegetarian in the group. The Roasted Chicken was disappointing. It was a small portion and overcooked on one side. The fried cornish...More

Thank shnpan
Reviewed 11 August 2017

This is a tavern, the food was good, beer selection was very good. Cost was not too high. The menu was a little eclectic but there was something there for everyone.

Thank Chris_603_2
Reviewed 18 July 2017

A party of four was seated rather quickly for a late lunch on a Saturday. The service was great. The portions of food were unexpectedly large. Loved the atmosphere and beer tap chandelier. It's clearly a local favorite.

Thank Kolleen K
Reviewed 5 July 2017

So I go in and find a seat at the bar. Ordered a glass of wine and one pork belly taco...ordered one because although I love pork belly....not all are prepared crispy. This was and wow was it ever scrumptous! I wanted another. Really? For...More

Thank gnaff9093
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

We had a nice lunch here, had some beers and some of the best wings I've had, new and exciting flavors.

Thank Erick J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA 02144-2511
    (Grove St)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: +1 617-764-1655
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