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ABOUT US

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The Thirsty Scholar Pub

The Thirsty Scholar, an historic Pub located in Somerville, MA, is just a stones throw from Cambridge and Harvard University.  We pride ourselves on a warm, old-school neighborhood atmosphere which is welcoming to all; the perfect restaurant and cocktail bar to unwind, meet with friends, catch a game, listen to live music and basically, just relax and enjoy yourself.  We don't have just customers, we have friends and if we don't know you yet - we can't wait to meet you.  

Our goal is to make you feel at home while enjoying one of our many awesome dishes from our menu.  We provide an amazing selection of food, local beer selections from throughout New England, craft cocktails and a variety of entertainment, you should feel as comfortable here as you do in your own living room.

In addition to great food and drink we have weekly events such as game nights, trivia  night and live music.  We also are privy to a large collection of vintage board games which have become a huge hit with our customers.  You'll also find beautifully aged mahogany book shelves lined with classics from the likes of Hemingway, Emerson, Jane Austen, Edgar Allen Poe, Shakespeare and more - a display which will transport you back in time.  Our historic pub, located on the Somerville / Cambridge MA line is truly a Boston treasure you don't want to miss.

We encourage you to stop in and say hello, stay for a little or for the long haul, you won't be disappointed.  Our restaurant staff is incredible and waiting to serve and get to know you.  We welcome everyone, from families to college students, we truly provide a pub setting which is comfortable for all to enjoy.

Take a Peak at Our Pub, An Historic Restaurant & Bar

Customers enjoying meals.
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Photo of vintage books.
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Photo of TV's showing sports.
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Live music performance.
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Live music performance.
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Thirsty Scholar Pub bar.
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Serving customers at the bar.
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Behind the bar.
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Vintage Chess Set
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Welcome to the Thirst Scholar Pub
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Thirsty Scholar Pub exterior.
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Blackboard with Beer Selections.
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