About Five Horses Tavern - Davis Square
Five Horses Tavern is conveniently located in Davis Square, walking distance of the Red Line, Somerville Theater, Tufts University, Davis Square Theater and Porter Square.
Our mission is to serve modern American comfort food, incorporating locally sourced ingredients, with many vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options. Our friendly staff will make a memorable experience whether you join us for lunch, dinner or our highly acclaimed weekend brunch.
We are a fantastic venue for hosting large groups and intimate dinners. Our Bar offers a wide variety of craft beers from around the world, boasting 37 draft beers, 120 bottles, signature cocktails and a thoughtfully selected wine list.
Join us on the patio or saddle up to the bar and admire our selection of over 150 bourbons and whiskies from around the globe.
Reservations are recommended, however walk-ins are always welcome!
Somerville, MA 02144
Contemporary American, American, Comfort Food
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 1:00am
Saturday: 10:00am - 1:00am
Sunday: 10:00am - 12:00am
Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 12:00am
Saturday: 10:00am - 12:00am
Sunday: 10:00am - 11:00pm
Saturday & Sunday: 10:00am - 3:30pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Bar Dining, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wine
Five Horses Tavern - Davis Square Ratings and Reviews
Sunday Brunch menu is great. Large port ...
Sunday Brunch menu is great. Large portions so come hungry. Make a reservation if you have more than 4 and don't want to wait too long. Pitcher of Bloody Mary's was worth it (ask for a little less ice). Drink menu is extensive. Something for everyone.
My third visit to this new favorite dini ...
My third visit to this new favorite dining destination. Casual but nice, vibrant, sometimes loud atmosphere but generally fun. Food is somewhat eclectic, elaborate pub grub with a terrific draft and bottled beer assortment to choose from. Menu offers some very interesting gormet ideas. Beers are always changing and include numerous locals like Trillium! Service is generally prompt but it can get hectic. Some areas of the restaurant are tight seating but the booths are spacious. If you are a beer fan and want to eat a decent meal with your craft beer, this is a great choice.
Food was good and came out quick. Servic ...
Food was good and came out quick. Service is really
Lacking though. Our waitress was definitely trying to rush us out of the restaurant which became apparent when she almost took my plate away while I was eating. Our waitress definitely put a damper on our experience here.
Five Horse Tavern is a vibrant dining an ...
Five Horse Tavern is a vibrant dining and bar restaurant. People of all ages can patronize the restaurant and feel comfortable. The menu is very diversified and includes any vegetarian and vegan entrees. The servers have always been welcoming and on top of our table every time we have been to this restaurant. The beer list is quite extensive, so any been enthusiast will enjoy the options available. The restaurant is also very accommodating for families with small children. Plan for a vibrant experience if you are there during dinner hours. Also, one should always order the tater tots! Give Five Horse Tavern a try. You'll want to go back.
Food is very decent here and somewhat ec ...
Food is very decent here and somewhat eclectic for a pub-like eatery but the main attraction for me is the great beer list including a lot of local brewers like Trillium. It might be considered fun for those looking for a crowd and high noise level but it's a bit much if you want to enjoy conversation. It's a busy place. Too crowded and hectic to bring kids here, this place caters to the 20 and 30-somethings.
Unexpectedly good find in Davis Square. ...
Unexpectedly good find in Davis Square. Menu has creative takes on standard bar/comfort food and great beer selection. Wait staff were knowledegable about beers, professional, and quick. Sunday evening not too loud or crowded. Definitely will go back.
Really tasty food, awesome cocktails. Fu ...
Really tasty food, awesome cocktails. Fun seeing full of hipsters and foodies. Got the tacos. Was a little disappointed at how meager they were for the cost. They tasted great, though. I was really glad that I ordered an additional side, however.
This was a great place for drinks and di ...
This was a great place for drinks and dinner before seeing a show at the Somerville Theatre with a group of friends. The waitstaff were friendly, there was a great selection of food on the menu as well as gluten free options. The local beer selection was great as well, we noticed they offered a pitcher of sangria but after we ordered our drinks, I think we'll get that next time! It is always packed but it is worth the wait for a table.
Incredible craft beer menu is worth the ...
Incredible craft beer menu is worth the trip. Brussels sprouts are a must. Entrees are hit or miss, but I have definitely had some good meals here. Waitstaff is on the ball and professional. The restaurant is comfortable and well appointed.
We waited 20 minutes before our waitress ...
We waited 20 minutes before our waitress took our drink and food order, and another 15 minutes before we got our drinks. The food was expensive for the quality of food. This was my first time there after being told it was a great place, not impressed by service or food.
The food was amazing and the only compla ...
The food was amazing and the only complaint that I have was they were out of The Breakfast Club. My boyfriend was disappointed and chose Shakshuka by default. He was very happy with this decision and cannot complain that he tried something different on the menu.
I have come to Five Horses a number of t ...
I have come to Five Horses a number of times, but on this occasion we were there for my fiancee's birthday with a party of 12 and they could not have been more accommodating. The food/drinks are always excellent, but the service was particularly fantastic this time around with our large group, and when I asked our waiter about bringing a dessert w/ candle for a birthday song they were more than happy to oblige.
We knew nothing about this place other t ...
We knew nothing about this place other than it was near the Somerville Theater and had received decent Yelp reviews. The menu is great - versatile filled with interesting dishes, from comfort food, casual dishes, to what we ordered, Salmon and Hanger Steak. The food was cooked perfect to order, and our requests to have the food prepared more clean (sauces on the side, not glazes, etc...) were handled as expected. The bar did great on our drinks as well.
Our server was right on it, helpful with the menu, attentive and careful to get our order with its minor modifications correct.
It's worth the visit.
Despite Davis Square being a nightmare t ...
Despite Davis Square being a nightmare to park - and Saturday evening with a local show in the area as an additional challenge, I would definitely return to Five Horses Tavern. Due to the parking challenge, we were 30 minutes late for our reservation - our table was held with 'no problem', our fantastically-friendly waiter Tyler was fun, knowledgeable and attentive - the menu variety and service was great despite the overflowing tables - and the portions were plentiful. The experience left a great impression and, next time I am willing to brave the parking challenge, we will definitely come here.
I really enjoyed this restaurant - I've ...
I really enjoyed this restaurant - I've been here a couple times and the service is very friendly and attentive. The food is delicious - I had the kale salad and the baja taco. And a really great selection of beer. Our server recommended the Single Cut IPA and it was the perfect choice!
I'll be here again!
This is the second time I've tried this ...
This is the second time I've tried this place for brunch, and it will be the last. The service is really lacking in attention (no milk for coffee, which finally arrived after asking three separate people, and other small things like that) and the food borders on terrible. The quinoa porridge is so sweet it is inedible, waffles came out burned. It's a real shame. The same place in the south end is a fantastic place for brunch; this one seems chaotic and focused on catering to students, so quality of food and service suffers.
Very loud pub scene, menu is not extensi ...
Very loud pub scene, menu is not extensive but covers a lot of interesting options from a deliciously dessert-like cornbread appetizer to salmon dinners and a surprisingly fresh vegetable curry dish. Craft beer selection is fantastic including some hard to find choices and even a cask ale. Casual but nice atmosphere, equestrian theme/English pub. Great service and friendly. Nice whiskey list too. Clean and comfortable.
Nice restaurant with a HUGE selection of ...
Nice restaurant with a HUGE selection of craft beers (draft and bottle) as well as an extensive liquor list. Food was good and had a nice selection to accommodate both the carnivores and vegetarian in our family of 4. Unfortunately one item really sticks with us in the aftermath... My wife ordered a (labeled) spicy taco dish... It lived up to it's billing so she asked for some sour cream. The waitress returned to inform us that they don't have sour cream after brunch. ??? Really odd considering there were several spicy taco dishes listed and I had a burrito. We are easygoing diners so when she asked if she would like some creamy salad dressing instead we said yes. She returned with a little glass container with the dressing and all were happy.
The part that was irritating was upon returning home I notice an extra line item for $.50 for "Extra Dressing"... Seriously??? I have a $142.00 tab and you tack on an extra $.50 for some salad dressing (which was a fill in for the actual desired item)! Obviously it's not the amount... but I have NEVER seen something like that in all my years... If I had asked for water with lemon, would there have been an additional charge for "Extra Fruit"?
Not sure if that is their policy with everything... but it was in seriously bad taste.
The power went out halfway through our m ...
The power went out halfway through our meal and no one came to talk to us. We had to find the server and ask for our checks. The manager came over and asked us to pay on one card because 'it's harder to run multiple cards on the manual machine' no one ever apologized for the atmosphere or even talked to us about it. It was very disappointing.
I've been to the one in South End a few ...
I've been to the one in South End a few times. This was my first time at Davis square. The food was good, ambiance is great for casual friendly get-togehter or even a date. I always make it a point to get their cornbread which is Amazing !
Five horses never disappoints, at either ...
Five horses never disappoints, at either location. Went to the Davis square spot recently for a birthday brunch with 14 people. They easily accommodated us, service was good considering the size of our group, food was amazing as always. It can get pricey, but the portions are big so splitting is definitely an option. Beer list is perfect for craft enthusiests! Our vegetarian friends also appreciated the menu.
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