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80 Thoreau

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80 Thoreau St, Concord, MA 01742-2409 (Thoreau and Sudbury)
+1 978-318-0008
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17:30 - 22:30
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Mon - Thu 17:30 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 23:30
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Boston, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have been coming to 80 Thoreau since it opened and its a truly exceptional experience. The food is always outstanding, featuring local ingredients and wonderful seasonal menus. The service is very much in the vein of Per Se / Cipriani - where the owners worked previously - which means is consistently outstanding. Worth a visit if... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

They aren't precious at 80 Thoreau -- they just turn out consistently excellent food and don't make a big fuss about it. You'll probably spend more than you wanted to, but you won't be disappointed and you won't leave still hungry (unlike at other some other high-end restaurants). My husband and I will often go and sit at the bar... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've eaten at this restaurant several times and enjoyed every visit. This time I took a friend to celebrate her birthday and she loved it too. The menu always has interesting options, and I usually want to try everything on the menu. This time I had a grilled radicchio appetizer which was wrapped in lardo and served with hazelnuts and... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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139 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

This is not a restaurant for someone looking for steak and potatoes. The food is eclectic and they serve such things as "farm egg," (where else would an egg come from?). It's pretentious like that, but the atmosphere is quiet and romantic and if you like good food cooked with unusual and creative preparation, you'll like it here. Bring your... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

I have dined at 80 Thoreau twice in the past two months and while the food is well prepared, the service is not up to par for a restaurant at this price point. They need to improve on wine service. Wine should be served before the first course is brought to the table and it should be tasted before it... More 

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Concord, Massachusetts, United States
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

If you are looking for an excellent dinner after a day visiting Concord, MA, I suggest eating at 80 Thoreau. This superb restaurant is found on the second floor of the former train depot in the Depot District @ 89 Thoreau St. It is easy to overlook the entrance doorway, which is in the center of the building with shops... More 

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Carlisle, Massachusetts, United States
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Since opening, 80 Thoreau has consistently served up outstanding cuisine with great service . My favorite restaurant in Concord !

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Concord, Massachusetts
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

My wife and I have been going to 80 Thoreau off and on since it opened (about six years ago, I believe). We have always thought the food is fantastic. Creative but not too off the wall. One still can read the menu and understand what almost every menu item is. We recently went again, and we both thought the... More 

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Concord, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went to 80 Thoreau last night. The service was amazing and every bite of food on every plate (we had apps, entries and dessert!) was delicious. The owners were participating, helping and clearly love food and ensuring their guests enjoy a wonderful experience. The drinks were great too.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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99 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Love love love this quaint little spot in the burbs. Finally, a real restaurant outside Boston! Everything from the service, menu options (duck is superb), and excellent champagne by the glass to name few, this is going to be a regular stop as we continue to build on our food career. Support this gem if you live locally please.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
17:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:30
Thursday
17:30 - 22:30
Friday
17:30 - 23:30
Saturday
17:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 Thoreau St, Concord, MA 01742-2409
    (Thoreau and Sudbury)
  • Public Transportation: Take the Commuter Rail to Concord on the Fitchburg Line. 80 Thoreau is located on the 2nd Floor of the Concord Depot.
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Concord
  • Phone Number: +1 978-318-0008
Description
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.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?