The Gavel Public House

4.6
243 reviews
$30 and under
Gastro Pub
An upscale gastro pub in the heart of Historic Wrentham Center.
Featuring certified Angus Beef Prime and Free Range Chicken.
Fresh seafood selection daily.
All menu items prepared daily by our executive culinary team.
Full service bar with indoor and outdoor dining.
What 243 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.6
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4.6
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4.5
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97% of people would recommend it to a friend
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BK031104
New England
4 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love the ability to make the reservation during these Covid times on OpenTable they have plenty of times available our server was attentive and food was delicious

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
4 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always delicious and great service!

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall2food1service3ambience2

Love the Gavel. We have been several times and have never had a bad meal until today. The meal was a salad. A simple Gavel House Salad which is mixed greens and garden veggies at least that’s what the menu said, which I take it would be cucumbers, carrots maybe some colorful peppers etc. What came to my table was a Caesar salad with scallops. Nope not what’s I ordered. Sent it back and got a bowl full of mixed green (no garden) veggies and some cold, small, and hard scallops. Trying to explain to the server that what was given to me was not what was written up on the menu and he tried to tell me that that was their garden salad. Lol. I sent it back because I was not paying $18 for a bowl of lettuce and cold, hard scallops. I went there hoping to get my usual the West coast salad but they took it off the menu. The Skillet Nachos were burnt and the cheese was nonexistent. My sons Buffalo chicken tenders were a little over cooked and my daughters shrimp tacos had so much pickled cabbage on it, it was soggy. Not sure who the cooks are but they’re terrible. When you can’t make a garden salad, there’s a problem. We won’t be going back. Maybe once covid is done and they’re not trying to get everyone in and out to make profits. Until then, We wish them the best. We did tip the waiter over 20% , 1. It wasn’t his fault and 2. It’s a struggle out there, and he was doing a great job. He was hustling.

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McGarrett
New England
37 reviews
Dined on 10 November 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Nice outdoor seating. Decent day.Service and food were good.

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NancyH
New England
7 reviews
Dined on 10 November 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic outdoor space, great food and staff. The Reuben sandwich and fish tacos were delicious. I’ve been here many times. It never disappoints.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 9 November 2020
Overall3food1service4ambience4

Casual night with the family. Service and ambiance was fine, but food was just so so.

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PatriceO
Miami
1 review
Dined on 9 November 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had lunch at the Gavel three times this past week! The weather was stupedous for November and eating outside was delightful! Food was excellent every time. Patrice

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CharlesH
1 review
Dined on 9 November 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Enjoyed a terrific lunch there on Monday. Food was terrific, our waitress was attentive bit not at all bothersome, prices were more than reasonable. Great location right across from the common. I will definitely return again.

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scottp
New England
1 review
Dined on 7 November 2020
Overall2food3service1ambience2

Had reservations, and still had to wait 35 min to get seated. Then food was just ok. Definitely no social distancing at this place. They fill all tables, with some tables very close. It was worse inside, with some diners at different parties side by side within 2 feet of each other.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 7 November 2020
Overall5food5service3ambience3

Enjoyed eating outside in such a beautiful day. As we were eating there were quite a few hornets flying around our table which was annoying .Has to get up a couple of time to seat them away. The waitress apologized.

The food was great, as was the sangria...will be sure to return!

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GeorgeG
New England
1 review
Dined on 31 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely recommend The Gavel Public House!! Food was delicious, service was exceptional. First time there and very impressed. Will definitely return and recommend highly. Thank you

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KevinK
New England
1 review
Dined on 31 October 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Friendly atmosphere. Service from Hannah was excellent.

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kanturkcc
Charleston
1 review
Dined on 29 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It’s a small restaurant with delicious food and wide variety of options. The server and kitchen were very accommodating to my requests. Great from start to finish !

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on 29 October 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Had lunch, as always great food!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 28 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Waitress was great food and company where fantastic.

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CristineM
1 review
Dined on 24 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always fabulous !
Awesome outdoor space complemented by propane heaters for when there is a chill in the air. Super cozy and fun!!

MC
MiaC
1 review
Dined on 23 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love this place. The food is delicious and the staff is fun and friendly!

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AlysonD
New England
1 review
Dined on 23 October 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great place to have a drink and some apps with coworkers! The outside, multi-level, seating is great and the hostess and server were very accomodating!

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NancyH
New England
8 reviews
Dined on 23 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was perfect. Great outdoor dining, attentive servers and great food! Highly recommend!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
5 reviews
Dined on 22 October 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great food as always. We love to sit out on the patio. They were very accommodating for additions to my salad and the food was excellent as was the service. It’s a bit pricey for what is it but very good

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LisaO
1 review
Dined on 21 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We ate outdoors on the sidewalk. We felt very comfortable there.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 20 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was delicious. Service was awesome. We sat outside and it was very comfortable. Great atmosphere. Very enjoyable dining out experience.

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ThomasB
1 review
Dined on 17 October 2020
Overall2food2service2ambience2

This was actually my second visit within a week and the service it is still atrocious; they go out of their way to tell you you have 90 minutes and then you end up waiting eight or nine minutes for the waitress to come over to take your initial drink order. This place on both occasions seems understaffed. Sirloin tips were undercooked and beef stew was Luke warm at best. Won’t be going back.

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Steve
New England
1 review
Dined on 17 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Good food. Enjoyable experience. I would recommend!

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Fancynancy
New England
1 review
Dined on 17 October 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Beautiful day sitting outside, a guy playing guitar was very good. Great drinks and delicious food.
The waitress was very attentive as I am gluten free and was very helpful with menu selections.
Overall, excellent and can’t wait to go back!

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on 11 October 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Take reservations now with corona so much easier to get in.

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SharonWalpole
New England
2 reviews
Dined on 10 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our food was outstanding, the outdoor space is beautiful and the staff was friendly and accommodating.

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MAresident
1 review
Dined on 10 October 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

We were sat about 15 minutes past our reservation time. With a 90 minute reservation we were being rushed out By them clearing the table and pushing the check after only an hour because they were trying to make up time as tables were being seated late. Our group was fully respecting the 90 minutes but it should have been 90 minutes from being seated rather than the original reservation time.

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CarolynC
New England
9 reviews
Dined on 9 October 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Could use better heaters , they said they had 6 when u called but on the lower level one was broken( or maybe empty of gas) and other must have been low cause low flame ..
not a fan of the plastic cups for drinks but I get it

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on 5 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Can’t wait for the expansion as the current set up is a bit small. Great food, great atmosphere!

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BryanF
1 review
Dined on 4 October 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience4

The Gavel has outdoor dining available, a quality menu and live music. Check it out...

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vipESaws
New England
9 reviews
Dined on 3 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very consistent, very good food!

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OpenTable Diner
New England
10 reviews
Dined on 3 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place and was happy we could still sit outside. Service was great as usual

MB
vipMarilynB
New England
6 reviews
Dined on 3 October 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience2

The food was just average but I wanted standard seating and the put us outside and it was 57 degrees.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
3 reviews
Dined on 3 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was great as usual and the outdoor heater was amazing once we got it started 😂

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 2 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the food and the atmosphere, table was not ready at time of my reservation however was assigned another table at outdoor patio while waiting for table to be ready. Luckily didn’t take too long. Amazing food.
Thank you

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Megzzzz
New England
1 review
Dined on 1 October 2020
Overall4food5service2ambience3

We made a reservation for 7:45 and did not get seated until 8:20. I understand it is difficult times but if they accept reservations I expect to be seated at the time I reserved for.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
4 reviews
Dined on 28 September 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We sat outside on the deck and it was very nice. They had 80’s music playing and the drinks were good and the beer selection even better. Good food, good service, good time!

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vipmariam
New England
12 reviews
Dined on 27 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food. Love the nachos and the Ghost Margaritas!

AL
AdreineL
New England
1 review
Dined on 26 September 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great food and Service! Had reservations and waited 1/2 hour longer. It was definitely worth the wait!

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You can order delivery directly from The Gavel Public House using the Order Online button. The Gavel Public House also offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (508) 384-0888.

The Gavel Public House is rated 4.6 stars by 243 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.