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The Gallows

) #407 of 2,437 Restaurants in Boston ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , International
1395 Washington St, Boston, MA
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (14 reviews)
“poutine” (33 reviews)
“fries” (20 reviews)
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American, Bar, International
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1395 Washington St, Boston, MA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had high hopes for this place as it has good reviews and even better word of mouth. We went at 5:00 on a Sunday so it wasn't busy at all. The food was mixed. I had the lobster po boy which had a strong...More

Thank William S
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I recently visited The Gallows to celebrate a friend's birthday. The food was unique, which for some dishes was a good thing, others not so much. The Wedge Salad (on the shares list... which I don't understand) included dill weed in the ranch. Even though...More

Thank jgblauvelt
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Thought the food was great. Good vibe. Had a reservation and everything was on time. Was loud, though, so if you have a large group, will be tough to hear each other. Small groups or couples should be fine.

Thank LaLiga16
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We went in this past Sunday (April 9) for brunch and had a wonderful meal. Reservations: None. You can't make them. This is the one sticking point that I don't like. We had a party of 9 and anyone who's ever gone to brunch with...More

Thank Joe H
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Enjoyed dinner here with a group of eight colleagues and were pleasantly surprised by the experience. The atmosphere was definitely geared towards Edgar Allen Poe but avoided any tackiness and was actually very trendy in appearance and ambiance. The wallpaper in the men's room displaying...More

Thank dtoliphant7
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Fun spot for good drinks and yummy bites. The burger is delicious. The cheese plate is also very good.

1  Thank Kate L
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Awesome place for dinner that isn't too fancy, or too casual. At the waitress' recommendation, my boyfriend and I both got burgers.. We were a bit intimidated by all of the options on the menu and asked what would be the best to try. The...More

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

The burger was excellent. It was the basic burger with bacon added. The fries with Parmesan and truffles were a perfect side dish. The staff was attentive and knew their stuff.

Thank bokee88
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We had the poutine (basically french fries with gravy with a few curds of ricotta salata. The burger was good, and my daughter had a corn cake covered with pulled pork that was delicious. I wish the steak was available which is why I had...More

Reviewed 21 February 2017

As a new yorker, i'm always looking for a good place to brunch. As a guest in Boston, I was lucky to stumble into The Gallows (featured in the NY times, 36 hours in Boston). Every brunch item was a hit, from my 9 year...More

Thank NYC_family_of_four
South End
Stroll down the beautiful brownstone lined streets
while capturing views of Boston’s tallest buildings
from a distance. Some of Boston’s best restaurants are
scattered around this neighborhood. There are many
gems to be found, from jazz clubs to classy bars and
restaurants. It is also home to art galleries,
interesting boutiques, artsy stores and SOWA open
market during the summer months. The South End is a
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1395 Washington St, Boston, MA
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > South End
  • Neighbourhood: South End
  • Phone Number: 617-425-0200
  • E-mail
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