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Scarlet Oak Tavern

1217 Main Street
Hingham, MA 02043

Scarlet Oak Tavern restaurant information
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Striking a balance between elegant and casual, the Scarlet Oak Tavern offers well-heeled Hingham diners a spot, right on the South Shore, that fits the bill for just about any occasion - a burger at the bar, brunch with the whole family or a romantic dinner for two.

Located in a painstakingly restored 250-year old colonial house on Hingham's historic Main Street, the restaurant melds old school charm and cotemporary cuisine. The menu embraces its steakhouse roots with an impressive array of meats but also includes updated versions of classic American comfort food, much of it sourced from local farms and purveyors, including sister property Gibbet Hill Farm in Groton, MA.

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