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The Fireplace

1634 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02445-2101
+1 617-975-1900
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good38%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (16 reviews)
“burger” (30 reviews)
“potato bread” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1634 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02445-2101
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11 - 20 of 239 reviews

Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

I was coming from a meeting in Boston and meeting my wife for a late dinner who was driving in from the suburbs. This was a good spot to meet in Brookline. We had reservations and arrived about 9 PM. We had a very nice...More

Thank Barry G
Reviewed 12 February 2017

We waited forever ....for our meal... Cold I mean cold food all of it ....we should have walked out ...our mistake Terrible comments eat all your potato side dish while we reheat your meals... Oh you get a free coffee or desert you need to...More

Thank Tedsleds
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

As is customary for me, when I have a negative comment I directly contact the person or organization so as not to do undo harm. I also consider the possibility that there were extenuating circumstances beyond anyone's control. I sent restaurant a private message via...More

Thank kennuncorked
Reviewed 13 January 2017

This is my favorite food around Brookline! Each season, they change their menu but keep some of the same stellar plates - like the burger! The bread is fresh and amazing, the soups are delish, the salads are to die for! Pretty healthy restaurant, and...More

Thank Grace P
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Food was fresh and portions were generous. It was very busy on the day we visited but we were accommodated immediately and service was efficient.

Thank Ballyerbonshont
Reviewed 21 December 2016

What a great experience it was, to have our small wedding reception in the private function area at the Fireplace! Our plans progressed very rapidly, so there wasn't a huge amount of time to plan. We met with the manager, Mary, and she immediately made...More

Thank Bostonridr
Reviewed 13 December 2016

A nice little restaurant in Brookline. The menu is intriguing and the food delicious. My meat was cooked perfectly, and the sides were interesting. The staff is excellent, attentive and knowledgeable. It has a cozy atmosphere, and the fireside seats were appreciated on a cold...More

Thank LabsTimesTwo
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Although the restaurant is quite nicely appointed, the atmosphere is rather bland and although it has its fire place going, it is not located in the main part of the restaurant. The name of the restaurant is misleading as the main dining area has no...More

Thank Lindy L
Reviewed 27 November 2016

The lovely fireplace in the bar as you walk in is very appealing but with 6 people, we sat in the dining room, as expected. The server was quite nice and seemed caring but when 1 of the 6 entrees failed to come out with...More

Thank VSR-RI
Reviewed 23 November 2016

We used to live in the Coolidge Corner neighborhood and ate several times at The Fireplace (and its predecessors), but had not been back for a while. We needed a reliable place between a museum visit and a train to catch, and The Fireplace filled...More

Thank RockportBirder
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1634 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02445-2101
    (Washington Street)
  • Public Transportation: The Green Line - C train stop at Washington Square is directly across the street from The Fireplace.
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Brookline
  • Phone Number: +1 617-975-1900
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