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80 Thoreau

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Blue Cheese Custard
Celery root, cranberry, brioche
Beet Salad
Cipolini, potato, walnut
Smoke Bluefish Pate
Herbed crackers, horseradish, apple
Pumpkin Soup
Pear brown butter, smoked pepitas
Fall Farm Salad
Stracciatella, delicata, aged balsamic
Seared Gnochhi
Lobster, fennel, chanterelle
Salad of Mixed Lettuces
Herbs, radishes, lemon thyme vinaigrette
Grilled & Braised Lamb
Brussels, roots, duchess
Mustard Tagliatelle
Oyster mushrooms, beef, arugula
Pan Roasted Duck
Celeriac, kale, marmelade
Roasted & Braised Chicken
Braised beans, bacon, chard
Grilled Swordfish
Spiced potatoes, cabbage, saffron
Seared Hake
Concord beurre, lentils, turnip
Stuffed Chard Leaves
Triticale, roast squash, yogurt
80 Thoreau is a progressive fine dining restaurant set in the beautiful New England town of Concord, sourcing from local farms and offering genuine hospitality.
US$31 - US$50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Dinner, After-hours
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Ian was graciously welcoming when we arrived, Ashish provided excellent service, and the food was superb. The scallop and celeriac soup was exquisite, the mahi-mahi was cooked just right, the wine choices and full bar provided appropriate options on a cold winter's night.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Gus B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nestled in bucolic Concord, MA where the American experiment began, you will find 80 Thoreau, named after Concord's favorite son Henry David Thoreau philosopher, writer, abolitionist. Let's go through the list, venue: located in the train depot, ambience is casual / elegant, Service is outstanding....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Egamd98
Reviewed 5 January 2019

My husband and I visited 80 Thoreau for our anniversary this year and we were blown away by the delicious food. When we arrived we were given glasses of sparkling wine to toast our anniversary and seated by the window overlooking the train station. We...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank abigailehlert
Reviewed 18 November 2018

We went to 80 Thoreau to celebrate our anniversary. The restaurant fills the second floor of the old train station. The front room is rustic with wood floors and beams. The back room is a little more modern. Both are pleasant, but tables are a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank LoveToTravelBoston
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Nine of us ate dinner at Thoreau as part of a business trip. Some of us ordered from the bar food menu, others from the regular menu. Several of us ordered scallops which came well prepared with an interesting celeriac side. One ordered the squid...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Marion A
Reviewed 6 November 2018

The dishes are creative and feature seasonal vegetables. Service was attentive. Atmosphere is a bit loud, especially near the bar/open kitchen. We go here for special occasions. S

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank travelalotParis
Reviewed 20 October 2018

We sat at the bar for a late Friday dinner. The bartender rubbed me the wrong way attitude wise. He mixed a great drink but a few red flags - when I asked for a dash of amaro in my manhattan he poured out maybe...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank VTwelltravelled
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

80 Thoreau is one of the longest running upscale restaurants in Concord. It’s a good special occasion place though book ahead. I’ve gotten a last minute spot at the bar a few times. The burger is delicious as are other apps. It’s on the more...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank lindawilltravel
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

We saw the reviews and visited the restaurant tonight. We ordered scallops and smoked swordfish for appetizer. Scallops is quite amazing with the pistachio crunchy. The smoked swordfish is tasting as well. We had grill tuna, lamb and duck for dinner. All the dishes are...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank LucyLee-loveTaiwan
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

For an excellent dinner in Concord, MA , stop by this place. Very good food, creative, prepared with local ingredients. Nice and extensive wine list, excellent recommendations for food pairings from the server. As dessert I highly recommend the cheese platter.

Date of visit: August 2018
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Bob S
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Response from Y7076UWrobertg | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but i would be surprised it they didn't.
Nadine C
3 February 2016|
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Best to call the restaurant directly for an answer. I'm certain they can accommodate groups, but only the restaurant can determine size and if the night you're interested in is available for a large group reservation. You... More
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6 January 2015|
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Response from Vincent80V | Property representative |
Thank you for contacting us. We do offer Vegetarian options. If you would like to make a reservation please call us at 978-318-0008. Thank you, Vincent Maitre d'
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