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80 Thoreau

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80 Thoreau St, Concord, MA 01742-2409 (Thoreau and Sudbury)
+1 978-318-0008
17:30 - 22:30
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Mon - Thu 17:30 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 23:30
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228 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had gnocci ( best I have ever had) and duck confit ( best I have ever had and I have it a lot.) The service was spot on and the atmosphere is upscale but not fancy.

Thank mjacobs
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were there on a Friday night and had the duck. It was excellent. This is a gourmet restaurant. Although expensive we felt we received value because of the quality. Our only criticism is that it was busy and noisy.

Thank Merrill M
1 review
Reviewed 12 March 2017

The food and service is always on point. Everything has always been delicious and the service is always polite and friendly and not rushed. The wine list is varied and unique. I have had a great dining experience every time we come here.

Thank Martin A
Concord, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Most of our visits to 80 Thoreau these days are in the little bar area. No reservation required. Nice cocktails and a small bar menu that includes a great burger and usually a light fish item (skatewing or swordfish skewers), plus access to the full menu. I find the whole restaurant cozy and quite lovely. Staff has always been very... More 

Thank Sheila F
Lincoln, Massachusetts
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89 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We are regular customers - usually visit at least once per month, sometimes more. The food is consistently good and service excellent. The drinks are good but small - about half the size of a martini in many places, but less expensive too. I would give 5 stars except that the menu does not change often enough. With a small... More 

Thank fishmart22
New York
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401 reviews
274 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We have dinner at 80 Thoreau every so often, and each visit is better than the last. Special thanks to Alex, our waiter during our last visit, whose friendliness and advice were greatly appreciated.

Thank skgbos
Boston. MA
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

We went on a recent Friday night. The food was quite good, although the entree selection was limited. The service was first rate, but the wine prices were steep. Glasses were $12+ and bottles started at around $50. I think this is too high. There were only two domestic wines were on the menu. What happened to farm-to-table? 80 Thoreau... More 

Thank Ronzzz
Boston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

My wife and I have been coming to 80 Thoreau since it opened and its a truly exceptional experience. The food is always outstanding, featuring local ingredients and wonderful seasonal menus. The service is very much in the vein of Per Se / Cipriani - where the owners worked previously - which means is consistently outstanding. Worth a visit if... More 

Thank steveokeefeMA
Boston, Massachusetts
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

They aren't precious at 80 Thoreau -- they just turn out consistently excellent food and don't make a big fuss about it. You'll probably spend more than you wanted to, but you won't be disappointed and you won't leave still hungry (unlike at other some other high-end restaurants). My husband and I will often go and sit at the bar... More 

Thank sarahk1130
Boston, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

I've eaten at this restaurant several times and enjoyed every visit. This time I took a friend to celebrate her birthday and she loved it too. The menu always has interesting options, and I usually want to try everything on the menu. This time I had a grilled radicchio appetizer which was wrapped in lardo and served with hazelnuts and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 Thoreau St, Concord, MA 01742-2409
    (Thoreau and Sudbury)
  • Public Transportation: Take the Commuter Rail to Concord on the Fitchburg Line. 80 Thoreau is located on the 2nd Floor of the Concord Depot.
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Concord
  • Phone Number: +1 978-318-0008
80 Thoreau is a progressive fine dining restaurant set in the beautiful New England town of Concord, sourcing from local farms and offering genuine hospitality.

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