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The Gallows

1395 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118-2009
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (16 reviews)
“poutine” (35 reviews)
“scotch egg” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
American, Bar, International, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1395 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118-2009
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The food was amazing. I had the fried chicken with honey and loved it. The place was too loud though making it hard to have casual table conversation. If you're looking for great food, then I wouldn't miss this place.

Thank Jeff W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I arrived for the restaurant opening at 11AM as we knew they don’t accept reservations. There was already another couple and a family waiting before us and the restaurant filled up pretty quickly. On reflection I can see why, our brunch here...More

Thank Lyndsey B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had been wanting to try The Gallows for a while, so my fiancee and I went on a Friday night. I was worried that we would have to wait a while, but the hosts were able to sit us right away. I liked the...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our dinner at The Gallows. Very cozy feel to the place. A little dark in the evenings but comfortable. Nice menu that should satisfy all tastes. Salads were great as was the mushroom risotto, scotch eggs and corn bread. The butter they serve...More

Thank JetBlueDriver
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

A neighborhood restaurant feel with an incredible view. Our waitress Emily made the evening an A+ and the food was great. Our son posted a pic of the French fries. They are epic! The real deal! We will be back

Thank CCallagh
Reviewed 1 February 2018

Always fun and interesting, and this season's menu changes are awesome. Fresh catch prawns last night were AMAZING, and so was the playlist. Loved it, as usual!

Thank U422FM
Reviewed 15 October 2017

I stopped by here one evening with colleagues looking for dinner. It has an interesting atmosphere, with what appears to be a Ouija Board on one wall. The menu is also interesting, I had Steak Frites which came with truffle fries, it was very tasty...More

Thank Hillrm
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

A very good experience. We hihgly appreciated the service. The waiters were really nice and helpfull and the food was very good. A little pricy for a burger and some salad, but they had good local beer and the decor made the stay very homelike...More

Thank Henrik R
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Stopped in with a Party of 4 Saturday (Sept 30th) Night. The hostess was fantastic to us and had a great sense of humor. While we waited for a table we had a very nice girl bring us drinks and had us smiling. We were...More

Thank BillJerseyShore
Reviewed 18 September 2017

food was nice but a little overpriced. beer was great too. the music was a little on the loud side. waitress and hostess were nice and friendly.

Thank teamilk
South End
Stroll down the beautiful brownstone lined streets
while capturing views of Boston’s tallest buildings
from a distance. Some of Boston’s best restaurants are
scattered around this neighborhood. There are many
gems to be found, from jazz clubs to classy bars and
restaurants. It is also home to art galleries,
interesting boutiques, artsy stores and SOWA open
market during the summer months. The South End is a
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1395 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118-2009
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > South End
  • Neighbourhood: South End
  • Phone Number: 617-425-0200
  • E-mail
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