Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.

The Regal Beagle

308 Harvard St. (Babcock St.) Send to Phone
Named after a cheesy "Three's Company" pick-up joint, this neighborhood bistro offers a fun twist on comfort fare along with specialty cocktails.


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

* Click here for rating key

The Regal Beagle, Brookline, MA

Operations may be disrupted due to COVID-19. Be sure to contact the restaurant to find out its current status and offerings.

The Regal Beagle Restaurant Review

: The Regal Beagle takes the concept of a neighborhood restaurant to a new level in Brookline, an area known primarily for funky sushi joints and taquerias. It draws a cross-section of diners --- young twosomes on dates, moms with strollers, older couples grabbing a quiet bite. From the wide-ranging menu, we recommend the rich appetizer of pork belly with honeyed fig, duck confit served atop a mushroom and sage waffle, and beet gnocchi with hazelnut and horseradish. Consider, too, the bacon-spiked deviled eggs and vegetable frito misto. Specialty cocktails are all creatively named after "Three's Company" characters: For Shonny, The Girl Next Door and so on. Portions are generous. Our sole complaint is acoustics. Wooden tables are pushed quite close together, and there's not a lot of room to stretch out and relax. It wouldn't be a problem if the Beagle weren't consistently packed with diners lining up for dishes like seared duck, braised short ribs and pan-roasted chicken. But, alas, it is. And rightly so. The food is uniformly tasty and service is unfailingly friendly. Save room for the cider donuts with whiskey maple glaze.

New craft beers

Read GAYOT's reviews of new craft beer releases from top producers.

Stay in a romantic mood with this Rosé Champagne.

Read GAYOT's review.