We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

John Harvard's Brew House

Unclaimed

Ratings and reviews

RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Details

CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
View all details
meals, features

Location and contact

Menu

BREWER'S GRAIN PIZZA
Made with grains from our brewing process
$12.49
Smokehouse Pizza
Smoked pulled pork, crispy bacon, barbecue sauce, caramelized onions, smoked gouda
$12.49
Buffalo Chicken
Blue cheese dressing, diced tomato, scallions, mozzarella, chicken, drizzled with buffalo
$11.99
Vegetarian Pizza
Roasted peppers & onion, crispy bacon, barbecue sauce, caramelized onions, smoked Gouda
$10.99
Margherita
Fresh mozzarella, julienne basil, parmesan, sliced tomatoes
SANDWICHES
Served with thick-cut fries or house salad
$11.99
Grilled Bbq Chicken
Lettuce, sweet red onion, bacon, cheddar cheese, pickles, tomatoes, John Harvard's Stout BBQ sauce
$9.99
Ridiculously Good Grilled Cheese
Fresh mozzarella, cheddar, smoked gouda, tomato, spinach, ciabatta
$10.99
Pressed Creole Cuban
Slow-roasted chipotle pork loin, ham, pickles, swiss cheese, remoulade, baguette
$12.49
Chicken Blta
Bacon, lettuce, tomato, avocado, herb aioli, grilled naan bread
$11.99
French Dip Beef Pastrami Panini
Smoked gouda, horseradish cream, beef jus, baguette
$10.99
Pulled Pork
House-smoked pork, john harvard's Stout bbq sauce, coleslaw, crispy onions on bun
STARTERS
$8.99
Spinach & Artichoke Dip
Tortilla chips
$7.99
Fried Pickles
Pale-ale and panko battered pickle spears served with chipotle aioli
$10.49
Point Judith Calamari
Sliced cherry peppers, balsamic shallots, Parmesan, scallions, chili flakes
$9.99
P.E.I. Mussels
Herb, garlic, white wine, served with focaccia bread
8 Piece $9.99
Chicken Wings
John Harvard's Stout BBQ or Buffalo style with celery, cucumbers and choice of blue cheese or ranch dressing
$8.99
Kettle Chips
Crumbled bacon, chives, jalapeños, sour cream, cheddar and jack cheeses
$7.99
Asian Chicken and Ginger Crispadillas
Drizzled with apricot ginger sauce and scallions
$8.49
Hummus
Tomatoes, feta cheese, Kalamata olives, parsley oil, served with warm pita
$8.99
Chicken Tenders
John Harvard's Stout BBQ or Buffalo style with celery, cucumbers and choice of blue cheese or ranch dressing
$6.99
Bavarian Pretzels
Served with house made pale ale cheddar sauce, whole grain/dijon mustard for dipping
SOUPS & SALADS
Add protein to any salad: grilled chicken, fried chicken tenders or soy-marinated tofu $3.99; Grilled salmon, steak or shrimp $5.99. Dressings: blue cheese, creamy ranch, red wine vinaigrette, balsamic vinaigrette, smoked tomato vinaigrette, honey ginger, cilantro-lime
Cup $3.99
Bowl $4.99
Soup of the Day
Cup $4.99
Bowl $5.99
New England Clam Chowder
Small $4.99
Large $6.99
Garden
Small $5.99
Large $7.99
Caesar
$9.99
Boston Beet
Baby lettuces, red beets, maple glaze, butternut squash, candied walnuts, goat cheese, smoked-tomato vinaigrette
$9.99
Aztec
Mixed greens, grape tomatoes, avocado, corn, roasted poblano peppers, tortilla strips and our creamy cilantro-lime dressing
$9.99
Mediterranean
Baby lettuces, roasted portobello mushrooms, tomatoes, spiced artichoke hearts, green lentils, Kalamata olives, feta cheese, hummus, balsamic vinaigrette
$8.99
Mandarin
Mixed greens, toasted peanuts, carrots, red cabbage, bok choy, mandarin oranges, crisp wontons, honey-ginger dressing
THE CLASSICS
$14.99
Fish & Chips
Ale-battered white fish, coleslaw, tartar sauce, thick-cut fries
$13.99
"Shepherd's" Pie
Braised all-natural ground beef, root vegetables, whipped potato-parmesan crust
$13.99
Old-Fashioned Chicken Pot Pie
Tender white meat, english peas, celery, carrots, baby mushrooms, béchamel, fresh herbs, flaky puff pastry lid
$13.99
Grilled Meatloaf
Beef and pork meatloaf, chive-whipped potatoes, seasonal vegetables, crisp onion ring, Cabernet jus
Lobster $17.99
Buffalo Chicken $14.99
Baked Macaroni & Cheese
Cavatappi pasta, gorgonzola cream sauce, tomato, scallions, herbed bread crust
$17.99
Bourbon & Ale Salmon
French green beans, roasted red peppers, baby spinach, chili glaze
ENTRÉES
$17.99
Ranch Steak Tips
Char-grilled steak tips served over ranch mashed potatoes with broccoli florets. Finished with cabernet jus
$19.99
Butcher's Flat Iron Steak*
Baby mushroom ragout, chive-whipped potatoes. choice of sauce: Cabernet jus or cognac-mustard cream
$14.99
Chicken Parmesan
Garlic tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella, penne pasta, pesto, spiced Parmesan cheese
$14.99
Blackened Chicken Fettucini
In a cajun cream sauce with bell peppers and red onions
$18.99
Baked Crab Stuffed Cod
Crab meat, Japanese bread crumbs, white rice, served with julienne vegetables, and garlic butter sauce
$11.99
Vegetarian Stir Fry
Pan-seared bok choy, carrots, onions, broccoli, bean sprouts and sweet red peppers, tossed with tangy chili glaze sauce and accompanied with steamed white rice
BURGERS
Black Angus Prime Beef served with lettuce, tomato and pickles, choice of thick-cut fries or salad
$9.99
American Classic*
Cheese options: cheddar, American, smoked Gouda, blue cheese, Swiss, feta
$12.99
Smokehouse*
Ale-braised onion, smoked Gouda, bacon and crisp onion ring
$11.99
Stout Bbq*
Smoked bacon, cheddar, red onion, John Harvard's Stout BBQ sauce
$12.99
Gorgonzola*
Brandy mushroom sauce, Gorgonzola, crispy onions
$12.99
Texas*
Pepper jack cheese, chipotle aioli, roasted red peppers, ale-braised onions and crispy blue corn tortilla strips
$11.99
Cajun Turkey
Ground turkey meat, chipotle aioli, lettuce, tomato, onion, cheddar
$9.99
Vegetarian
Chickpea, sunflower seed and buckwheat patty, lettuce, tomato, pickles, herb aioli, wheat bun
SIDES
$4.99
Chive-Whipped Potatoes
Thick-Cut Fries
Wilted Spinach
Onion Rings
Broccoli
French Green Beans
Roasted Mushrooms
Sweet Potato Fries
Maple-Glazed
Butternut Squash
Reviews (222)
Filter reviews
217 results
Traveller rating
40
90
61
19
7
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
40
90
61
19
7
Show reviews that mention
All reviews lentil salad pot pie fries sandwiches the pub great beer watch a game shoppers world on tap the pulled pork sandwich beers ipa bite
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 217 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a Harvard Square fixture with wonderful home brew and really tasty pub fare. The decor is great and waitstaff efficient. Definitely worth a stop.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank BostonERdoc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Associate loved the burger. Food was very good. Beer was real good too. Was a bit quiet which surprised me but it was a Wednesday night. Would definitely stop by again.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank naycox
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in for lunch on a Saturday and had a great time. I ordered the Cherry Sour beer and my wife ordered the Old Willy Porter. Our server was very friendly and came right over with our drinks as well as the house made...More

Date of visit: February 2019
6  Thank DaveDuff
Reviewed 18 November 2018

We were actually trying to get to Jack Abbys which has a great reputation, but do to a lousy GPS signal and snowstorm we ended up very hungry at John Harvards. First it's located in a strip mall. Which is fine. I was immediately surprised...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank gabrielglass
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Convenient location in Shoppers World, great atmosphere and history in the stained glass and storyboards. Can see the beer storage behind the glass walls and sometimes the brewer is at work in the room behind the bar. Typical pub food, good seasonal craft beer selection....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank lsH9489QE
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Food is excellent brought to the table piping hot and delicious, they are a brew house also. I've never been disappointed and they change their menu slightly to keep going there a new experience. Try them out on Sunday with a brunch and get the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank dh9777usa1
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Somewhat off-the-beaten-path, even though it is in Shopper's World Plaza. Stuck in a small corner, you might miss it but it is the only food establishment and brewery in the plaza. It's roomier that you will expect and it has 2 distinct sections -- the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank JeffreyR411911
Reviewed 31 August 2018

I hate to do this because I've enjoyed John Harvard's in the past, but we saw a mouse run past our table today. Total freak out. Another couple saw it too and made a hasty retreat. We brought it to the manager's attention. He acknowledged...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank WanderingGreeks
Reviewed 29 August 2018

I am a pretty regular visitor to this microbrewery and restaurant. The beers are good, food nice and prices reasonable.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 11KPN
Reviewed 29 July 2018

The food is standard pub fare, or slightly better. The beer more than passible. I particularly like their IPA and New England Pale Ale.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank michaelh409
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 7 nearby hotels
Magnuson Hotel Framingham
288 reviews
.69 km away
Monticello Motel
86 reviews
.73 km away
Crowne Plaza Hotel Boston - Natick
611 reviews
.89 km away
Travelodge by Wyndham Boston/Natick
231 reviews
.93 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 221 nearby restaurants
Legal Sea Foods
689 reviews
.63 km away
Aegean Restaurant
282 reviews
.65 km away
Framingham Beer Works
168 reviews
.43 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 25 nearby attractions
The International Museum of World War II
97 reviews
1.07 km away
The Natick Mall
207 reviews
1.01 km away
AMC Framingham 16
54 reviews
.46 km away
British Beer Company Framingham
25 reviews
.67 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Mala M
24 June 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from bette227 | Reviewed this property |
I do not think there is a separate kids menu but they are very accommodating and will will serve pasta, etc.
0
Votes
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing