Sunset Grill & Tap | Allston, Massachusetts
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Sunset Grill & Tap
Excellent based on 107 ratings
Type: Bar

130 Brighton Ave.
Allston, Massachusetts United States 02134 [ print map ]
617 254 1331 | facebook | twitter | food menu

Hours: Open Monday - Saturday at 11:30, Sunday at 11 am.

Mayor: AirForceHops (3) | Affiliated user(s) here sunset | Taps: 113 | Bottles: 360

Sunset Grill & Tap

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Beer Available At Sunset Grill & Tap (arranged by most recent)
Stone Smoked Porter - Chocolate & Orange Peel 64, Dogfish Head 120 Minute IPA 99, Left Hand Widdershins 92, Evil Genius I Love Lamp 32, Founders Devil Dancer Triple IPA 99, Courage Russian Imperial Stout (2011+) 99, Jackís Abby Hoponius Union 98, Harpoon Gingerbread Dunkelweisse , Southern Tier Blackwater Series: Creme Brulee Stout 98, Dogfish Head Olde School Barleywine 98, Port Brewing Mongo IPA 99, Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Coffee 100, Stone Smoked Porter - Vanilla Bean 97,

Previously Available
Pretty Things Fringe , Bear Republic Crazy Ivan 92, Mendocino Seasonal Black IPA 82, Green Flash Grand Cru 96, Stoudts Smooth Hoperator 95, Allagash / Maine Beer / Rising Tide Prince Tuesday 97, Evil Genius Hop King 61
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107 reviews for Sunset Grill & Tap
 Ambiance  68%
 Service  71%
 Selection  92%
 Food  68%
 Value  75%
 Overall  80%
 Rating  93%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 12/20
Jokes  (15) Chicago, Illinois | June 30, 2004
I stopped by for a quick lunch and it wasnít bad. I was able to try Weyerbacher Quad and Magic Hat Nail Biter Imperial Stout on tap, to go with slightly better than average quesadillas (I know, what was I doing ordering Mexican in Boston, but thatís neither here nor there). The selection was mildly impressive as they had a ton of offerings, but very few blew me away. It was nice to see a bunch of East Coast micros not available in the midwest. Both beers were served very cold in a tall, thin glass. While it wasnít my favorite place, I would go back if Iím in the area again.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 19/20
POPPER  (2) BOSTON, Massachusetts | June 16, 2004
A beer drinkers paradise .lots of belgians, i.p.a.s,locals and interesting done by style and beers available in many sizes. tons of breweriana . Friendly staff that seems to have fun and make good suggestions of whats new on tap ,bottle and what to eat. Love the ribs,spinach dip,appetizers and every thing we had was good. overall a definite stop for hard to find beers.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
Volgon  (10) Manchester, New Hampshire | January 25, 2004
I've only been there once, but I was impressed. Quick service, very knowledgeable staff and a huge selection of beer. You can get a samplier of any beer on tap for a reasonable price. The food was good, but to be honest I was so hungry when I got there I would have eaten white bread with ketchup on it. The 8 samples that were delivered to us all were in fine shape including the cask conditioned one. I'll be sure to go back the next time I'm the area.
  AMBIANCE 1/5   SERVICE 3/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 2/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 2/20
JAlstrom  (1) Boston, Massachusetts | January 13, 2004
With over 100 beers on tap and 400+ in the bottle you can't go wrong for selection but a great selection means nothing when half the beer is old and it is being poured in to soapy chipped glasses. Bottles are hit or miss as far as freshness and some of the tap selections are spotty. There is a no refund policy in effect ... so if they serve you a bad beer you are out of luck and they will charge you for it. The food tends to be over cooked with a heat lamp character to it. The service can be slow at times and well ... not accommodating if the problem of spoiled beer is served. I will never go back here until someone can prove me worng.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 4/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 16/20
ClarkVV  (91) Allston, Massachusetts | January 12, 2004| Updated November 7, 2007
Wow. What a place. The theme: Go Big or go home. So many beers, absolutely ridiculous categorization (I was speechless after reading the style notes and description for Sam Adams Triple Bock). The food is average, quite American and over-cheesed. Huge portions, good prices on most of the draft beers. Always crowded, but in a good way. Itís nice to get fresh beer on tap from some of the best breweries (Stone, DFH, etc. . ). Drink alot of beers and keep track on your card and you get your name on a bar stool. how about that. For as huge a place as this, the waitresses do try hard to be attentive. It is rather dirty (relatively speaking) with some issues with old beers, but I think this is offset by the sheer number they have.

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