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Hops and Vines

$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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16 Water St, Williamstown, MA 01267-2837 (Main Street)
+1 413-884-1372
Tue - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Painted Post, New York
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163 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Not sure what the concept is here...fair selection of beer...Vermont has a bustling beer scene yet wasn't represented very well...nor was Western or even Eastern Ma represented very well. The food was OK...kind of cold...very small portion for the price..just cauliflower for my mom was kinda strange...maybe throw in a starch ? Was impressed last visit...not this time...and Maria try... More 

Thank davidphelps12
Williamstown, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Took some friends here (they are in their 40s). The waitstaff refused to serve them unless they showed their passports. They do look good for 40, but are both going gray and DO NOT look under 30. They drove back to their hotel, got their passports, and were finally allowed to be served. When we ordered the waiter was cold... More 

1 Thank athena9908
Keller, Texas
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

When we arrived there were only two other parties in the bar. No one even acknowledged our entrance, long enough for me to contemplate leaving. Once they came the service was fine, not great. We had a cocktail & cheese plate that was very nice. It could be a great place with a bit of employee training.

Thank ZsaZsaF
Boston, Massachusetts
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

A delightful dinner with friends started with the best mussels we have ever had, a whipped goat cheese small plate and grilled asparagus. Wines and beers are well curated and the waiters knowledgeable and helpful in selection. Creative cocktails, too! The salmon dinner was perfection with beers and pickled carrots but the standout was the roasted cauliflower main dish -... More 

1 Thank Abigail M
Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Food was not good, service was worse. When you try to raise allergy concerns the staff and manager cannot keep your kids safe

Thank Sara P
Punta de Mita, Mexico
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

From other reviews, I expected the menu to be more about choosing hops (beer) or vines (wine). As best I could tell, this was not the case and I did not find their beer or wine list particularly impressive. I did enjoy my cocktail. The food was average for the fairly high prices, and our waiter was not particularly friendly.... More 

Thank 272claire
Williamstown, Massachusetts
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Mediocre New American at fine dining prices. These people just don't know how to run a restaurant. (They serve oysters all summer long. They are disgusting!) Been going there for years, and each time someone says, "Let's meet at Hops.", I know that it is only because of the location. The food is hit or miss. It can be good,... More 

Thank Jim B
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We are here after rehearsal for a friends wedding. The food was phenomenal and we are foodies. The wine and drink selection is really appropriate and tasteful as well. Great time. Great food.

Thank Jay A
Los Angeles, CA
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

We really enjoyed eating here. The food was tasty and thoughtfully prepared, the service was attentive and flexible, and the atmosphere was highly conducive to relaxed conversation among our large group, some of whom were meeting each other for the first time. Especially accommodating to the small child in our party. Overall, a very positive experience which we would repeat... More 

Thank Workafrolic
grafton, NY
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Not a bad place to eat or drink, but it is not quite as good as it appears it would like to be. A large selection of beers on tap and most of them are just not good beer, in my humble opinion. To many gadgety micro brews like bourbon or maple flavored. If I wanted maple syrup tasting beer... More 

Thank john l

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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$20 - US$30
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Water St, Williamstown, MA 01267-2837
    (Main Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Berkshires  >  Williamstown
  • Phone Number: +1 413-884-1372
Located in scenic Williamstown, in the heart of the Berkshires, Hops and Vines features both casual and formal dining rooms. The "Hops" beer garden provides a classic beer garden experience with an approachable, casual environment perfect for family style seating or group dining. The "Vines" Brasserie is a formal dining room with comfortable, elegant seating and top level service. Hops & Vines offers modern takes on comfort food with exciting twists on classically inspired French Brasserie Cuisine in a New American Menu. Complementing our cuisine - is a full bar, specialty cocktails, craft beers on draught and a discerning wine list. For a one of a kind dining experience, step in to our Chef's Tasting Room and dine at our Chef's Table where our Executive Chef,will create unique pairings of food and wine.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?