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Joshua Tree Bar & Grille

256 Elm St. (Chester St.) Send to Phone
617-623-9910 | Menu
This high-tech Irish pub focuses on pints but also dishes out decent though unmemorable bar snacks like nachos, quesadillas and wings.

Lunch Mon.-Sat., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sun.
Open late

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Joshua Tree Bar & Grille Restaurant Review

: Joshua Tree caters to a younger crowd late-night who flock to this Davis Square haunt for a pint of Guinness paired with traditional yet unmemorable pub fare. Don’t be fooled by the exposed brick walls, high ceilings, French doors and spacious island bar: the vaguely high-tech Irish pub is really just a front for a frat haunt. Stick with the basics like Buffalo wings, ultimate chicken nachos or Big Dig waffle fries loaded with Monterey Jack and cheddar cheeses, bacon, scallions and sour cream instead of straying toward the adventurous items like Thai lettuce wraps and steak empanadas. The sandwiches are fine while the "Comfort" section of the menu falls somewhat short, especially with its shepherd’s pie made with ground beef (the authentic version calls for lamb). Desserts do stand out, however, with apple crisp and an ice cream sandwich with chocolate chip cookies.


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