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Armsby Abbey

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144 Main St, Worcester, MA 01608-1105
508.795.1012
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11:30 - 00:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 00:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 00:00
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Holden, Massachusetts
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75 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place is amazing! I went here for the first time and was blown away by their food and drink choices - farm fresh quality in an unexpectedly nice atmosphere. Don't wait, just go.

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Thank hikerkm
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

2nd time here same day 1 year apart and impressed both times. Took train out of Worester to see brother run marathon and this is the place to end day on an even higher note. This year waiter was new and messed up app order for me but ate it anyway and had the roasted bone marrow for entree and... More 

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Thank MRD13
Haskell, New Jersey
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here for brunch. The food is all locally sourced so their menu changes weekly. Try the mac and cheese. it is amazing! Also had the challah french toast which was so good. The drinks are great as well. They have an awesome draft list with Hill Farmstead beer. A great perk.

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Thank Rachel110389
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

The beer list is as good as it gets. The atmosphere is fun and comfortable. The food menu is interesting. My most recent meal was a bit overspiced, next time I'll stick with the basics. Like some of the critical reviews state, the servers could be more attentive.

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Thank JD D
Amherst, Massachusetts, United States
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192 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always love going to the Abbey. I get to Worcester a handful of times a year and it's a treat to go to Armsby. Fabulous beer selection, always love their cheese plates. A favorite spot!

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Thank Pierre R
01720
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Seriously if you like craft beer this is the place. Warm atmosphere with a good noise buzz. Food is great. Staff know their beers

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Thank SteveinActon
Providence, Rhode Island
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107 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Prob one of the better bars or one of the best ones in the Worcester area that's been there for a while and has been consistently good. Very nice ambiance inside with comfy couches by the window. It looked bigger inside that what I'd imagined or compared to my first experience. There's plenty of tables for groups. In the summer,... More 

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Thank Vjay S
south shore
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We had a very long evening ahead of us. My son's band just finished playing at the Palladium and they wanted to watch more bands. I wanted to take the teens both in the band and and those who came with us to watch the band, out to dinner. We walked to this restaurant. No reservation (though please make them)... More 

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Thank Valri F
massachusetts
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5 reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This place is a real Worcester Gem. I live in town and love to entertain my guests. I own an international business located here. Deb and I love this place. Even the dishwasher, Mike, is one of the most helpful employees they have. Food is great, service wonderful and the atmosphere is pure New England. Can'y go wrong.

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Thank vanMassachusetts
Leicester, Massachusetts
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Great atmosphere, friendly staff, local ingredients, great food and drinks. A favorite place of mine in the city. Dinner, Brunch, you can't go wrong.

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Thank anthonyveloso

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 00:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 144 Main St, Worcester, MA 01608-1105
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Worcester
  • Phone Number: 508.795.1012

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