Food is Soul

Honest, all-natural ingredients matter at John Harvard’s. All of our dishes are made from scratch and served fresh daily. Enjoy traditional American comfort cuisine, warming pub classics, and new favorites — all made to order using seasonal, local, and organic ingredients when available.

Like its brewery, each restaurant’s kitchen creates its own signature items to pair with our unique craft beers–from spent-grain pizzas to a local twist on classic Mac & Cheese. Check your local John Harvard’s for specials, Brewers’ events, and limited-edition menu items.



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History & Myth

John Harvard’s father, Robert, was a butcher who schooled John in the trade. As a child, John also worked in the family’s tavern, helped his father sell grain to other local brewers, and grew up understanding the value of honesty, quality, and service in business and community.
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