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Fins and Tales

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858 Main St, Southbridge, MA 01550-1120
+1 508-764-3349
Sun 16:00 - 20:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

The restaurant doesn't look like much from the outside, but this was the best food I ate all week in Southbridge. Very friendly and attentive staff. Clam Chowder was out of this world with a delicious garlicky twist that separates it from the traditional offering. The fresh catch blackened swordfish with mango salsa and red potatoes was excellent. Icy cold... More 

Thank BobBabooski
Southbridge, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were very impressed with the food at this establishment. We visited Fins and tales for a surprise birthday party and loved everything we ate. It's a little pricey but after you eat you forget about the price. Definitely recommend it to everyone we know.

Thank LUIS C
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

I had good food here, but it is the clam chowder that sticks in my mind. I couldn't find any other like it on my trip to Maine after this stop in Southbridge.

Thank Lynn T
Parrish, Florida
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56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Very upscale venue with moderate prices. Food is good, some portions a little small but very good. Nice gathering room as well for parties.

Thank Roger F
Stafford Springs, Connecticut
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26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

My friend and I went to Fins & Tales in Southbridge, Massachusetts for the first time. We both had the Parmesan crusted haddock with asparagus and mashed potatoes. Everything was very good. They serve fresh bread with their own tapenade, a Mediterranean spread of olives, chickpeas and oil - very tasty. For dessert we shared a crème brulée, which was... More 

1 Thank Michelle H
Scottsdale, Az
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93 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Surprising good restaurant on our way back to CT from Brimfield's antique week. We've passed this restaurant a dozen times on our way to and from Brimfield, and finally decided to give it a try. We were rewarded with several excellent dishes. It was our first time there and the server recommended the mussels dijonaisse, which were absolutely fantastic. We... More 

Thank AZSage
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Seafood plus other meals are great price for quality of food. Nice fresh seafood. Service quick and friendly

Thank Al P
Boston, Massachusetts
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

I usually stop here for drinks after work here and there. I've only eaten here 2x, but I got the Scallops both times and they were both deserving of a good review. I wouldn't make a special trip to eat here, but I always stop in when I'm driving by.

Thank bcp35
Springfield, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Service was slow due to understaffing. I ordered lazy lobster, not lazy at all. It was stuffed lobster tail and I think they removed most of the tail meat. Left hungry. Potatoes and vegetables were undercooked. Soup was tepid. Drinks were so bad we remixed our own at the table. Parking lot icy and untreated. Overall poor. Don't waste your... More 

1 Thank hwaz
Southbridge, Massachusetts
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168 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2015

We visited on a Tuesday evening Christmas week to celebrate my wife's birthday. Our hostess and server was very good and helpful. My wife had the baked stuffed shrimp and I the shrimp scampi. Both meals were great. I asked for a brandy and received the house deal which looked more like scotch and did not have any brandy flavor.... More 

Thank Dino T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
American, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 858 Main St, Southbridge, MA 01550-1120
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Southbridge
  • Phone Number: +1 508-764-3349

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?