Yard House

BA SCORE
90
outstanding

47 Ratings
Yard HouseYard House
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery

126 Brookline Ave
Boston, Massachusetts, 02215-3920
United States

(617) 236-4083 | map
yardhouse.com

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Added by morebeergood on 03-11-2012

PLACE STATS
Score:
90
Ratings:
47
Reviews:
10
Avg:
4.08
pDev:
7.35%
 
 
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Ratings: 47 |  Reviews: 10
Photo of Billolick
4.13/5  rDev +1.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

This Yard house is located about 5 minutes from Fenway Park, making it a worthy destination, either before and after a Red Sox game.

Yard house has a good model and they follow it in all their locations. Tons of beers on tap (over 100) mostly craft selections. Large central bar, friendly service, large and modern feeling with an open floor plan, attentive service, crowd pleasing and tasty food, decent prices. I like the fact that they have a large semi outdoor area here, as well as a true out door area and a seperate outdoor bar.

Real nice place for a few beers and a bite before or after the game, also a good place to watch the game on their multiple large flat screens. Dont expect any beer rarities, but do expect an extensove list of the good stuff, including local craft options on tap.

Crowd pleasing is the operative term here, although I must mention that my 85 y.o. father wasnt crazy about the sound level of the music, so keep that in mind if you are out on the town with a senior citizen like I was.

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Photo of morebeergood
4/5  rDev -2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Stopped into the new Yard House with a friend before the Bacon and Beer Fest on Saturday. Not too crowded on a non-Sox game day. Huge place. Lengthy bar with plenty of tables on both side. Really nice patio area in the the back which will be a popular spot on sunny days. Greeted by the hostess on the way in and out. Our bartender was friendly and got us our beers quickly. Huge tap menu is the signature of the Yard House. Plenty of choices from all the major brands, but nothing rare or obscure. Just as with YH Dedham, the menu here could get boring for a BA with a discriminating choice in beers. Prices were high but not too outrageous for a new bar in the Fenway area. Our pints were $6.50 each. I had a K├Ânig Ludwig Weiss, which tasted great but had very little head. My pal liked his Great Divide Hoss. The huge craft menu size combined with the outdoor area will really help set this place apart in the Fenway area. It will be stiff competition for Jerry Remy's and Boston Beer Works.

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Photo of Dicers
4/5  rDev -2%

Photo of costanzo_mike
3.95/5  rDev -3.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Photo of Jason
3.56/5  rDev -12.7%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 2.75 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of rjp217
4.23/5  rDev +3.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of smcolw
3.86/5  rDev -5.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

As far as chains go, this is one of the better ones. The Fenway location certainly has an ample selection of many of the finest beers offered in the US. For me, though, this is a fairly generic, come with your colleagues at work sort of place. All of the common, but excellent American beers are available, but this is not a place to find the unusual hard-to-find gems.

Service wise do not come to expect a dissertation on the particular malts or hops in any particular beer. Instead, realize that the server knows which one is popular and whether it is "more malty or more hoppy" in terms of taste.

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Photo of TBonez477
4.05/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of JKV96
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Davepoolesque
4/5  rDev -2%

Photo of scxcrunner
3.93/5  rDev -3.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of xtonytx
4.2/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of tim007007
4.03/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of BierBliss
4/5  rDev -2%

Photo of AirBob
3.79/5  rDev -7.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of American_Hawk
4.21/5  rDev +3.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of RKing44
4/5  rDev -2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of trevorpost
3.81/5  rDev -6.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of jtk21351
3.8/5  rDev -6.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of Kevincredible
3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of LutherBrau
4.51/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of illpass78
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Amazing beer selection. It's huge and nearly overwhelming. Food is decent pub fare. Place can be kind of a hassle because of the Fenway crowd, but it's a good choice.

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Photo of BostonHops
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Stagga_Lee
4.03/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of Shellynix
4/5  rDev -2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

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Yard House in Boston, MA
4.08 out of 5 based on 47 ratings.
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