Sunset Grill & Tap

BA SCORE
94
outstanding

223 Reviews
Sunset Grill & TapSunset Grill & Tap
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery

130 Brighton Ave
Allston, Massachusetts, 02134-2811
United States

(617) 254-1331 | map
allstonsfinest.com

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PLACE STATS
Score:
94
Reviews:
223
Ratings:
306
Avg:
4.22
pDev:
8.77%
 
 
Taps:
112
Bottles/Cans:
380
Cask:
Y
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Reviews: 223 | Ratings: 306
Reviews by Jwale73:
Photo of Jwale73
4.3/5  rDev +1.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

My wife and I used to hit the Sunset quite often when we lived in Boston, but haven't been in about 10 years. Well, we were in the area and decided to stop in for nostalgia's sake. We sat in the front room to the left which consisted of high top tables and standard tables with booth seating along wall and a decent size bar. The beer menu was quite extensive and both the tap listings and the bottle selections were broken out by style. I opted for a Founders Reds Rye to start and short pour of Bourbon Angel's Share as a digestif. The Dagwood sandwich was phenomenal and my wife was very happy with her brunch selection - some kind of egg and potato skin concoction that looked awesome. Prices were very reasonable, with tap pricing averaging about $4.99 a pint, and Belgians and Strong Ales not exceeding $8.99 which is what they were charging for 10 oz. pours of Angel's Share, GI Bourbon County & Nightstalker. Pretty reasonable considering I just paid $12 for a pour of Angel's Share at the Armsby Abbey. Most of the bottle prices were less than I would have anticipated. There were a few anomalies (i.e. Pretty Things St. Boltoph's at $12.99), but they had DFH WWS for $12.99, which is pretty close to what you would pay in a store. Service was friendly and attentive and our waiter was more than happy to talk beer between passes by our table. You are more apt to see a younger and less beer geeky crowd at the Sunset than you might at other Boston beer bars, but it's definitely worth a visit if you are in Allston.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Kmadnesss
4.38/5  rDev +3.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.25

Basic bar food but a large beer selection and lots of taps!

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Photo of StoutLover14
4.75/5  rDev +12.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.25

Photo of Sound_Explorer
4.21/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of wallacic
3.5/5  rDev -17.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 2.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of Buddance
4.78/5  rDev +13.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Photo of Shellynix
2.44/5  rDev -42.2%
vibe: 1.75 | quality: 2 | service: 1.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 2.25

Photo of GarrettGus
4.3/5  rDev +1.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Photo of costanzo_mike
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of Jcorn
4/5  rDev -5.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Went here maybe 2 months ago & was impressed by the huge draft list. However, literally the first 5 beers I ordered from it they had "just run out of." Food was pretty solid though.

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Photo of scxcrunner
4.11/5  rDev -2.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Photo of bostonbeans
4.21/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of stevens_dan
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 2.75

Photo of rjp217
4.38/5  rDev +3.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 3.75

Photo of Faxmesomehalibut
3.74/5  rDev -11.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of RKing44
3.75/5  rDev -11.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of slasich
4.35/5  rDev +3.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4

Photo of SveNss0N
3.98/5  rDev -5.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of Sweeneydawg
4.35/5  rDev +3.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4

Photo of trevorpost
3.93/5  rDev -6.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Photo of Nichols33
4.05/5  rDev -4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.25

Photo of epyon396
4.59/5  rDev +8.8%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of benzalman
4.23/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Photo of seanzig
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of American_Hawk
4.64/5  rDev +10%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 4.25

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Sunset Grill & Tap in Allston, MA
4.22 out of 5 based on 306 ratings.
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