Wednesday, November 02, 2022

Fields West Plans to Open in Allston

It looks like a new restaurant and bar is on its way to Allston, though details are few for now.

According to a couple of posts within the jobs section of the site, Fields West is looking to open at an as-of-yet undisclosed location in Allston, saying that it will have "a focus on shared plates, live entertainment and great beer and wine." No further information has been given on the upcoming dining and drinking spot, and it doesn't look like a licensing hearing has been scheduled for the place as of yet, so keep checking back for updates.

The name "Fields West" may be referring to a painting done by artist Washington Allston (which is where the neighborhood got its name) called "Fields West of Boston," which showed the fields of Allston back around the late 1700s and early 1800s based on information from a Harvard Crimson article.

[February 24, 2023 update: A press release confirms what a source told us, that Fields West will be opening in the former Glenville Stops space at 87 Glenville Avenue, with the release saying it will feature small plates with global influences along with a wide variety of beers and wines. (Its website is at]

[July 31, 2023 update: An article from mentions that Fields West plans to open on August 5, and it will be a restaurant, bar, art gallery, and social space while also hosting live events.]

by Marc Hurwitz (Also follow us on Twitter at @hiddenboston)

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