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John Brewer's Tavern, Malden

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tweetie Jan 21, 2009 03:11 PM

Heading here on Friday night. It's in the old Bambino's location and is the sister of the one in Watertown/Waltham. Never been to either. What do you think? I'd much rather give Pasta Lina's a try while in the same neighborhood but will save that for another time.

  1. macca Jan 22, 2009 04:08 AM

    I have been there once- we sat in the high tops near the bar. REally really loud- maybe because a group of women in the tables next to us were working on what must have been their 4 or 4 martinis. We just got burgers and fries- they did cook the burger to order, and I ordered the fries well done, so they were ok. The waitress was great,- friendly and attentive. A place to grab a burger and beer and watch sports. Did not notice if they had Keno, but I am betting they do!

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      pemma Jan 22, 2009 05:27 AM

      I've been to the one in Waltham. It's standard pub grub.

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      ShelT54 Jan 22, 2009 07:06 AM

      I've been to the Waltham location. Reasonably priced and decent food, but nothing too special. Stick to the conventional.

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        travelames Aug 16, 2010 01:28 PM

        A group of us went to the Waltham location for lunch, twice last week. They were very accomodating to the size of our group and the fact that we had limited time. The two lunch orders that I had were... the Bacon Bleu Burger with cole slaw - it was a nice juicy burger and the Fish 'n Chips. The fish didn't have the traditional beer batter, but it was still very good. Other people at the table had the tuna melt, the cuban... there were no complaints at the table. Would definitely go back again for my lunch time burger fix.

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