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Branch Line

321 Arsenal St, Watertown, MA 02472-5710
+1 617-420-1900
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
321 Arsenal St, Watertown, MA 02472-5710
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Reviewed 5 days ago

For a restaurant with rotisserie chicken as their speciality, you'd expect the chicken to be outstanding. Ours was dry and tough. It left me longing for the days of Hamersley's in the Southend, where the chicken was consistently superb. We also had the brussel sprouts...More

Thank Duane S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent service, friendly and fast. Rotisserie chicken is their specialty. Very Moist and tasty. Snap pea salad is great, nice texture and taste. Roared carrots with feta is a flavorful appetizer. Grilled Branzino fish (can be whole or fillet ) was good. Only the dessert,...More

Thank JBtravel66
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I always leave Branch Line happy... because they do everything right. Great food, perfectly cooked, fine service, nice atmosphere, great beer and wine selection. The manager, Deena, has been there from the start and makes sure everything is in order. She has assembled a great...More

1  Thank WINEandTRAVEL
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Branch Line is located at a corner of the old Arsenal in Watertown, In the old days, the US Army there designed and built weapons. In the contrary, today, entrepeneurs are building 'peaceful' establishments to bring people together for festive events. Branch Line is a...More

Thank Pasquale P
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

$38 for a chicken, really? I could see if it included some sides but we had to order those a la carte. Was supposed to include bread, but even that we had to ask for. Other tables had bottle of tap water, our glasses were...More

1  Thank TennisLover85
Reviewed October 1, 2018

Went for dinner after Saturday matinee at New Rep. Very convenient as it is in same building. I had the 1/2 chicken, delicious but too much to finish. I asked the waiter if anyone eats the full order of chicken: answer was "not often". My...More

Thank Escape802949
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Most of the things on the menu are pretty similar to what I make at home, which is generally a good thing except that it makes me not want to order those things. Enter the wild rice risotto. Strong with mushrooms and bright with corn....More

Thank DeeJayGee
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Always a great meal here... a testimony to management... great staff, excellent service, great chow, great beer and wine program, nice atmosphere. Tonight, the corn on the cob was a new and nice treat. Pork skewer app, snap pea salad (a must every visit), rotisserie...More

Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Visited with a family and friends group of 14 people and was disappointed. We had 4 kids in the group and we asked for their food to be brought with the starters or as soon as possible. They brought 3 kids meals and left the...More

Thank Aidan G
Reviewed September 2, 2018

The menu is very small with few selections. The restaurant is very busy and very, very noisy. We waited an hour to get our food. I ordered an appetizer to be served with the main course and it was brought out long before the meal....More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 321 Arsenal St, Watertown, MA 02472-5710
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Watertown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-420-1900
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