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The Brahmin American Cuisine & Cocktails

#801 of 2,510 Restaurants in Boston
$$ - $$$American, ,
33 Stanhope St, Boston, MA 02116-5111
+1 617-723-3131
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“shrimp tacos” (4 reviews)
“tapas” (4 reviews)
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
33 Stanhope St, Boston, MA 02116-5111
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Reviewed yesterday

We were only in Boston for 2 days and just popped in for a drink on our first evening as it was a very handy location to our hotel. Beer was great and Sharron the manager came and introduced herself. Being a Brit herself who...More

Thank 3nights
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

If I could give this place zero stars I would. A group of coworkers and I wanted to come here after we had a late night dinner on Saturday and were turned away because of us had sneakers specifically “Jordans” and “Nikes”. Most of the...More

Thank Sparis10
Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

Awesome bar and food service. Very Reasonable prices and great music. Dancing! Open late! Near Back Bay T Station Parking garage near by Limited street parking

Thank cambridgegarden
Reviewed February 25, 2018

This is the perfect place for a good light bite. The menu is very appetizer heavy and that worked fine for me. I ordered the short rib, shrimp tacos, parm wings and fried asparagus. The short rib could have used more seasoning but it was...More

Thank marion f
Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I finally got to travel to Boston, and on the last night we decided to go to this place for our last meal in the city. We ordered several small plates, and honestly overall it was a disappointing place. The waitress was...More

Thank Moda525
Reviewed December 28, 2017

Lovely relaxed atmosphere, with leather sofas and comfortable dining, all wrapped around a huge central bar. The concept here is similar to tapas, small plates of top tasting American dishes with a twist, to share. We enjoyed the crispy asparagus parmesan fries, fillet mignon bruschetta...More

Thank flattopsteve
Reviewed December 10, 2017

Brahmin is a tapas restaurant, but that is a bit misleading. It implies Spanish, or at least, foreign foods. Not here. The many plates are not foreign, although hardy common. We ate from 5 plates; shrimp dish mussels, spinach ravioli, brussel sprouts, and asparagus fries....More

Thank 3,142,013
Reviewed October 26, 2017 via mobile

Recently hosted a cocktail party 20 year reunion for about 20 people. The space was great, service excellent and the food very good. Thanks to Jill(event planner), Paul (Manager) and of course Arthur, (our server extraordinaire )for making the planning from out of town easy...More

Thank Lyle P
Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

Draft beer selection is very limited. Other drinks are fine, but nothing stood out among the various cocktails consumed at our table. Service is fine; food is typical bar appetizer stuff. Pleasant seating outside when weather is good.

Thank cant83
Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

We had a Groupon that we bought before going to Boston and had a good time at Brahmin. It's a laid-back loungey type of place, with sharable food and good drink selection. We had a flat-bread pizza that was quite good, excellent panko shrimp in...More

Thank GMag1976
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Bar, Pub
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 1:30 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 1:30 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 1:30 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 1:30 a.m.
4:30 p.m. - 1:30 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Stanhope St, Boston, MA 02116-5111
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighbourhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 617-723-3131
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The Brahmin is Bostons newest and hottest eating and drinking destination. Renovated space to resemble a brownstone home you can relax on tufted couches or wing back chairs, gleaming chandeliers, private dining area and private room on lower level. Overall feel of elegance and class yet not stuffy or pretentious. very inviting fun dinner atmosphere with live djs at audible levels and a variety of share plates to keep you entertained. Open daily from 1130am-2am. Reservations not required but recommended.
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