When you want to go out for a delicious meal and leave the cooking and clean-up to someone else, choosing a restaurant is often the hardest part. These five restaurants in the Brookline area have something for every palate, from American staples like pizza to Japanese food and everything in between.
284 Washington St.
Monday to Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Cutty’s is a small, 18-seat sandwich shop serving breakfast and lunch. The all-natural meats are slowly roasted on-site and the owners use New England produce for the veggies. Breakfast sandwiches include eggs with a variety of sauces and meats. Lunch offers everything from roast beef and ham to eggplant.
Osaka Japanese Sushi & Steakhouse
14 Green St.
Sunday to Saturday, 4:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
When you’re in the mood for some authentic Japanese food, head to Osaka. The restaurant offers appetizers, soup, salad, sushi a la carte, and main meals of steak, shrimp, lobster, and other meats mixed with rice, spices, and vegetables. Delivery and pick-up are also available.
415 Harvard St.
Monday to Saturday, 11:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.; Sunday 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Pick-up and delivery available
This popular restaurant offers gourmet pizza, sub sandwiches, salads, appetizers, calzones, and entrees like steak and chicken. If that isn’t enough, there’s always a caramel cheesecake brownie for desert. The pizzas are like nothing you have ever tasted and unique to the East Coast.
The Publick House
1648 Beacon St. in Washington Square
Monday to Friday, 5:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.; Saturday & Sunday, 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.
This Belgian American restaurant and beer bar has the largest selection of imported beers in the region. The menu allows you to order according to your current appetite, from light fare and salads to sandwiches and full dinners.
Washington Square Tavern
714 Washington St.
Dinner: Sunday to Thursday, 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.; Sunday brunch: 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., September to May; Bar: 5:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. with late night menu until 1:30 a.m.
As a benchmark restaurant in Brookline, Washington Square Tavern offers locally sourced homemade food and fine wine in a relaxed, casual environment. Starters, entrees, and appetizers are available offering everything from fried clams to seared duck.