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46 Spring St, Ste 4, Williamstown, MA 01267-2899
+1 413-458-2808
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Boston & Sanibel
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

A friend suggested this place as she promised a great burger, it was, cooked properly and very tasty. She also said it is kind of a dive bar, it is. The surprise was the smoked chicken wings. Really great! Smoked then quickly fried to be crispy and very tasty. Unlike anything else around. Simple but great. Will be a frequent... More 

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Thank Jim11
Williamstown, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015

The Red Herring serves the best hamburger around!! Well positioned in the village, right next door to the cinema, this cosy pub is ticked away below street level. It is well known to the locals and sometimes there is live music

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Thank Ginnygems
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

Great burgers and pulled pork sandwiches - good selection of beers - sriracha and mayo for your fries - who could ask for more from a local bar?

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Thank Dainty70
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2014 via mobile

I only make it in a few times a year but I am always impressed with the food. They don't try and get carried away with a large menu. Just a few things that they do very well plus a special or two to make the decision just a little more challenging!

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Thank BerkshireBigD
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2014

The Red Herring is exactly what it should be... it is a dive bar with a great hamburger... I mean fantastic. They added barbeque which was done in a smoker and quite good. The drinks are cheap and the staff is fast. You get drinks right away even when it is crowded.

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Thank Howard C
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2014 via mobile

Can't having drink five minutes before close 12 :54 bartender. REFUSED TO SERVE drinks he is say its against tl low

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Thank Alex S
Boston, MA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 355 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2013

Don't expect an upscale bar. This is a college dive bar. You almost have to look to find it. It is under the cinema downtown ... you'll see the sign on the side of the building. During the day, it is pretty empty. A few older couples drinking Martinis. At night, it is the only thing open in Williamstown. They... More 

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Thank LovinHotelLife
Williamstown, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2012

Smells like a stale college bar. They do dank like few other food establishments. Moe (from the Simpsons) would be proud.

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Thank Jim B
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2011

It is what it is. A small bar in a basement with a walk out into an ally. The Red Herring offers great burgers, good times, and a lot of cool people hanging out having fun. The prices are good! The people are friendly! The location is great. Hop between here and the Purple pub and you will have a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46 Spring St, Ste 4, Williamstown, MA 01267-2899
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Berkshires  >  Williamstown
  • Phone Number: +1 413-458-2808

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