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Chester Common Table

$$ - $$$American, , Healthy
30 Main St, Chester, MA 01011-9232
+1 413-354-1076
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brie” (2 reviews)
“shepherds pie” (2 reviews)
“rice” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Contemporary, Healthy, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
30 Main St, Chester, MA 01011-9232
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went for a pre-theater dinner and were served one hour after our arrival. Shepherds pie was OK, salmon dinner was not. The salmon was fresh and well cooked, but the seasonal vegetables were nonexistent in the “risotto”. The pile of rice did not qualify...More

Thank Julianne K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was a nice cozy atmosphere. Was quite dissatisfied with the shepherds pie way too much paprika. Lemon chicken was okay nothing to brag about. Would like too see the restaurant make a go of it . Need to change some of the recipes.

Thank 67worldtr
Chester C, Owner at Chester Common Table, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the feedback- we are always working to provide the best experience and meals for our guests. Always know if you don’t find something to your taste, let us know and we will be happy to help get you something that is.

Reviewed 30 June 2018

This charming restaurant, owned by a young couple, is a short walk from the Chester Theatre. The food is well prepared and quite affordable, and the ambiance is pleasant and welcoming.

Thank Ellen O
Reviewed 31 December 2017

I'm so happy this friendly husband and wife team seem to making this restaurant work. This our second visit first being on the July fourth weekend. After hiking into the Keystone arch bridges up the road we went in for a early dinner. There was...More

Thank john D
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Surprisingly good restaurant filling an important need in Chester, MA. Many have tried to make a go of it here but have failed. So far, these owners seem to have a winning formula. Moderately priced but good quality. Good customer service and owners are usually...More

Thank Coopero33
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and 2 sons were doing some hiking in the area and thankfully stumbled on this fabulous place. My kids are pretty picky and my one son has issues with gluten. When I googled the menu, I noticed that they had healthy choices and...More

Thank Stephen O
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

We went for dinner tonight as we were looking for a new place to try. The restaurant is situated at a dead end in the center of Chester. The menu has several choices and we selected the vegetarian lasagna and the lemon chicken. The portion...More

Thank pwcins
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Had the blackened Cajun catfish. Husband had shepherd's pie. It was very tasty. Enjoyed it quite a lot. For dessert we shared some crumbly thing made with fresh fruit and ice cream. Loved it. The place is decorated with local art that is for sale....More

Thank artmuseumgoer
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We went there after Jacobs Pillow based on the previous recommendations only to be disappointed. I ordered the shrimp curry. Bottom line, the dish came with three burnt shrimps on a base of rice (was it brown rice as the menu called for? Couldn't tell),...More

Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This out of the way, lovely, local restaurant is a don't miss if you are anywhere in the area. Fresh food, lovely interior and very reasonable. We just ate out on the porch this past Sunday evening. It was perfect. And the biker bar across...More

Thank Catherine N
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$18
American, Contemporary, Healthy, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Main St, Chester, MA 01011-9232
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +1 413-354-1076
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Home style restaurant serving farm fresh takes on comfort food classics. Seasonally inspired specials and from scratch desserts every night. Warm, friendly atmosphere with music and events on the weekend.
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