Franklin Cafe

(617) 350-0010 | View Website

278 Shawmut Ave, Boston, MA | Directions   02118

42.342996 -71.069176

Open Hours

Monday To Sunday From 05:00 PM To 02:00 AM

 
Restaurants, New American, Traditional American  more

Price: $$

Tags: Bar Scene, Dine At The Bar, Hidden Find, Late Night Dining, Local Favorite, Lunch Spot, Notable Wine List, People Watching, Romantic Dining

Payment Methods: American Express, Cash, Discover, MasterCard, Travelers Check, Visa

Neighborhoods: South End, Shawmut

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Menu
Summer Tomato and Watermelon Gazpacho, Summer Greens and Herbs, Boston Bibb Lettuce, Spicy Barbequed Octopus, Grilled Lamb Riblets, Saigon Style Beef Carpaccio, Smokey Skillet Roasted Mussels, Shaved Button Mushrooms, Smoked Shrimp and Corn Beignet, Sweet Corn Ravioli... more

Reviews from Around the Web

over a year ago

This is it: Ground zero for the assorted artists, academics, techies and entrepreneurs who ensure the South End remains the hippest neighborhood in town. The Franklin owes its status in part to the fact that it's still one of the few…

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4.0
over a year ago

Best Cafe in Boston – Simply say, Franklin Cafe is my favorite cafe and it the best in Boston. I like going there and having delicious dishes.

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4.0
over a year ago

Franklin Cafe is a great late night bar – Franklin Cafe is a hip restaurant that serves up delicious food and large portions. I recommend sharing the dishes. The bar is a nice spot if you are dining elsewhere in the neighborhood. They serve food very late as well.

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4.0
over a year ago

South End Hot Spot – The Franklin Cafe is a very small hot spot in the south of the South End. They have a very limited menu but that doesn't stop people from coming weekly. It is quite trendy for its particular location. The food is raved about by many but I…

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4.0
over a year ago

Great bar, great food – Franklin Cafe remains on the short list of best places for cocktails and dinner in the city. The no smoking policy in Boston has made Franklin even more appealing because the air doesn't get so thick in the the dark, windowless interior.…

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5.0
over a year ago

Night Spot – Franklin Cafe is known as an incredible after hours place. It stays open until 2 am and serves incredible food. It is a cozy spot that is modern yet not uptight. Definitely a place to come with friends and hang out at the beautiful bar.

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5.0
over a year ago

Great Value – The Franklin Cafe is a hip place to grab a bite. Offering new takes on American cuisine for under $20, it's one of the best values for your money in all of Boston. The service here is excellent and suprisingly friendly.The only problem…

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5.0
over a year ago

Great bar, great food, great atmosphere – Worth the trip to the South End, the Franklin Cafe is a wonderful place for a delicious, creative dinner. The menu changes often, but the choices are always fantastic. Dark and cozy, it is great on a cold winter night. The bar area is…

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