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White Horse Tavern

#1,348 of 2,413 Restaurants in Boston}
$$ - $$$, American,
116 Brighton Ave, Boston, MA 02134-2811
+1 617-254-6633
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good52%
  • Average32%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
13 Aug 2017
“Fun for beer, bad for food”
17 Jul 2017
“Grabbed Some Beers”
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Bar, American, Pub
$$ - $$$
116 Brighton Ave, Boston, MA 02134-2811
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

This is a very average bar where they go out of their way to make the experience and the food average.

Thank Vyshedsky
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Friends of mine and I stopped in on a Friday night to grab some drinks. The place was pretty quiet and we were able to grab some corner seats at the bar. Our bartender was very friendly and helpful. My fiancee likes her margarita's a...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We joined a BU student on St. Patrick's Day and hit the White Horse Tavern as a first stop on our pub crawl. It's a lively bar with a hipster/college student vibe. Service is good and there is a lot of room to watch a...More

Thank canela42
Reviewed 22 November 2016

I heard a few months back this was the place to watch Alabama football. Been here for 3 games and enjoyed it every time. Good staff, spacious place with a few pool tables also. ROLL TIDE!!

Thank Skeets37
Reviewed 5 October 2015

nice atmosphere , 2 pool tables and 2 bars ....beers were a bit pricey . more of a college hangout than anything . if looking for something different in the neighborhood check out sunset grill and taphouse a couple buildings down .

Thank jaytf1973
Reviewed 18 March 2015

First time here and decided to come with friends for St. Patrick's Day. We mainly came for drinks but ended up ordering food too. They had some festive specials, like corned beef and several Irish whiskeys. My group was more in the mood for some...More

Thank Melissa P
Reviewed 14 November 2014

We were to meet up with friends and they chose this place...it was their new favorite hang out! We were NOT disappointed in the least. We were greated warmly when we entered and when we explained that we were meeting friends we were directed to...More

Thank Gjabsama
Reviewed 15 October 2014 via mobile

We got in for the event but we were passing for the dinner and we were immediately impressed .The service was very friendly and attentive to details. A restaurant that we can advise. Good job.

1  Thank gio71nypd
Reviewed 20 July 2014

Located close to the BU campus it is a good college bar that gets crowded late. Friendly staff. I visited while attending a conference at BU and although I was probably the oldest in the place, I was comfortable. The food was typical but good...More

1  Thank Thomas K
Reviewed 3 May 2014

We came here one night for special edition Avengers trivia. I came for the drinks... and my boyfriend went for Avengers trivia. Overall it was a decent night but it is definitely a college bar. The seating is tight once it fills up, but we...More

Thank Malphaba
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 12
Bar, American, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 Brighton Ave, Boston, MA 02134-2811
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Allston / Brighton
  • Neighbourhood: Allston / Brighton
  • Phone Number: +1 617-254-6633
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