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Five Horses Tavern

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400 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA 02144-2511 (Grove St)
+1 617-764-1653
11:30 - 01:00
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Sun 10:00 - 00:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 01:00
Sat 10:00 - 01:00
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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the appetizers and menu items I've had. They have cellared beer selections, as well as a long list on tap. Burger is easily top of the list in the area, and I've been out for quite a few different burger selections. Nice enough vegetarian options as well.

Thank Warrendroms
Waltham, Massachusetts
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54 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hubby and I came out for dinner tonight and wanted to try Five Horse for the beer. But good grief the flatbread pizza was phenomenal. I had the French Kiss. It was so good. And a great beer selection!!

Thank McDobbie
Milan, Italy
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227 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Maybe it's my fault and I'm simply unlucky... The first time I came here to eat there was such a terrible smell that I escaped without even asking for a table... the second time we got a table and it was not smelly anymore, but the burgers were not properly cooked (generally "overcooked" even when a medium-rare was asked), and... More 

Thank Pece_77
Watertown, Connecticut
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81 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Went here on a Friday night for dinner. Wanted to go somewhere in the popular Davis Square area and this was recommended by my daughter. The staff was very friendly and accommodating including changes we made to our original reservation (and reservations seem to be recommended here). The first thing I noticed was that it was very loud, especially in... More 

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Ridgewood, NJ
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108 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Probably the best food we had all weekend!! The carne asado taco and the tuna taco were just so delicious!! Someone took a lot of thought before preparing those recipes!!! Loved! And the wine was nice and cold!! We sat at the bar. The people and bartender were friendly. A pretty bistro atmosphere!

Thank Nan53
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80 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We really liked Five Horses and will return. We came for brunch with a party of 7, and everyone enjoyed their entrees. The service was very good and the ambiance was fun.

Thank Eatsbonbons
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

My husband and I decided to try out a restaurant in Somerville since we have heard so many good things about the restaurant scene. We settled on Five Horses Tavern...The atmosphere was decent a typical tavern type feel, although the music was loud which made it difficult to have a conversation while having dinner. Our waitress was super friendly and... More 

Thank Dianne O
Naples, Florida
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Interesting menu able to accomadate 6 on short notice. The sausage and pasta dish was excellent. Also the mac and cheese got rave reviews. Large selection of beer but wines were disappointing in flavor and choice.

Thank Tom G
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

The menu here is really interesting. It's a lovely cushion of styles of food. I opted for the Kentucky style chicken, as a starter and it was 5 massive pieces, with an amazing 'dragon sauce' which was sweet enough and really delightful. ( I got extra and was happy to pay the charge) The corn bread was melt in your... More 

Thank James B
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

I went there with a friend and we love the atmosphere there! It is convivial! The Five Horse team is welcoming and they got good beer! I love the fried chicken too. It is a good place for Friday afterwork or weekend friend gatherings.

Thank Haitong Y

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA 02144-2511
    (Grove St)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: +1 617-764-1653

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?