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Publick House Historic Inn

277 Main St, On the Common, Route 131, Sturbridge, MA 01566-1254
+1 508-347-3313
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“bread basket” (67 reviews)
“turkey dinner” (85 reviews)
“sticky buns” (41 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 8:30 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
277 Main St, On the Common, Route 131, Sturbridge, MA 01566-1254
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I previously wrote another review that has been very popular. It stated this place, which was one of our favorites, had slipped seriously. After that experience, I was in contact with the management, they were very apologetic, and as such, to make up for the...More

Thank Ms. Elizabeth C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The publick House is great! It has good food and a great bakery. Plus it’s also a hotel so that’s awesome. And it’s right in the center of sturbridge so it’s easy to get around

Thank Jaime C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My first experience at The Publick House was in May 1985. Over the years, I have eaten here, on average, two or three times a year. Back in the day, the food and the service were fabulous. As time has gone by, I've noticed that...More

1  Thank LovesToTravel716
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Attended business conference, the facility is very well-maintained. Rustic colonial ambience, real fires burning all day long. The staff is very professional and accommodating. The food is fresh and of good quality. Downstairs bar is fun place to meet for drinks. The bakery has great...More

Thank OSProfiler
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I booked rooms in the historic inn this weekend for us and my brother and his wife to enjoy a long overdue get together. Our stay started with a clogged toilet but they fixed that after 2 phone calls. Then we discovered...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent service, first of all. Attentive staff makes you feel at home in a restored Colonial Era tavern and inn. Food is extremely good and reasonably priced with very generous portions. The Bake Shop desserts are another treat. Since my first visit when I was...More

1  Thank Patty B
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Great food, service and environment. Would recommend. Visit the nearby village too for a day trip. Did I mention the yummy food?

1  Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Been here many times and while it's not my favorite place my coworkers like it, or did. We went into Ebinezer,s and waited 15 minutes for a bartender to come over to clean up some dishes and money left in the bar from the previous...More

Thank Walter D
Reviewed 7 January 2018

We recently had a family gathering at the Publick House for lunch and it could not have been better. Thanks to John, our waitperson, the service was great. The choices on the menu were varied enough that everyone found something they wanted. Highly recommend the...More

1  Thank Lefty02
Reviewed 3 January 2018

It was one of those cold New England nights and I was craving a burger with fries and a beer so off we went. My anticipation turned to disappointment when the food arrived. The Burger was dry and had very little flavor at all and...More

Thank TheDinerDude
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Peter G
23 August 2016|
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Response from Carol C | Reviewed this property |
No bathing suits or bare feet.
Norman F
10 July 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
12:00 PM - 8:30 PM
7:30 AM - 8:30 PM
7:30 AM - 8:30 PM
7:30 AM - 8:30 PM
7:30 AM - 8:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 277 Main St, On the Common, Route 131, Sturbridge, MA 01566-1254
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Sturbridge
  • Phone Number: +1 508-347-3313
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