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The People's Kitchen & Citizen Wine Bar

1 Exchange Pl, Worcester, MA 01608-1500
+1 508-459-9090
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (21 reviews)
“cheese board” (8 reviews)
“charcuterie” (9 reviews)
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American, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1 Exchange Pl, Worcester, MA 01608-1500
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Reviewed 22 June 2017

We were invited to meet a couple who live in Worcester for dinner and drinks. We would have never stumbled upon this little gem without the invitation, but I am sure to go back. Place was lovely; service was attentive; GREAT food and wine selections;...More

Thank elldblu2016
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

I accompanied my sister and brother in law to their friend's birthday dinner. Four ate from the prix fixe menu. Two of us sampled various items. My brother in law had the delicious Classic grilled cheese- not the one your mom used to make! Four...More

Thank Lesley H
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Popped in to citizens after eating dinner one night. The bartenders we're friendly and fun. Made us some great cocktails really unique. Awesome spot if you want to grab drinks or just eat at the bar.

Thank Sam N
Reviewed 30 April 2017

We have dined here twice (January and yesterday) and although both experiences were different, we had a great time and won't hesitate to return. In both cases, we were enthusiastically welcomed and served, and the food/drink was delicious (more on that later). The nuance is...More

1  Thank Dennis L
Reviewed 15 April 2017

If you happen to be a vindictive person, and there is someone you really dislike, send them to this restaurant. I can only recall one worse dining experience in my life, and that instance resulted in food poisoning. This restaurant isn't going downhill, it is...More

Thank Natickpal
Sam M, Public Relations Manager at The People's Kitchen & Citizen Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

We were shocked to hear of such a claim and investigated it internally including inviting inspectional services to visit our location and with their support and our commitment to hospitality, it was found there was no grounds to substantiate such a claim. We have reached...More

Reviewed 10 April 2017

I was excited to try the prix fixe meal at The People's Kitchen & Citizen Wine Bar. We arrived early for our reservation and had five star drinks and a charcuterie plate at Still & Stir. Great drinks, food, and service! Then we headed upstairs...More

1  Thank mamacooking
Reviewed 2 April 2017

For years I have seen this restaurant receive rave reviews and have wanted to try it. Yesterday my wife and I arrived at 5:00 for a 5:30 reservation. The free valet parking was quite a perk; and when we were ready to leave, our car...More

1  Thank MelissaMS61
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Even though it was busy, expected for a Saturday night, they took very good care of us to find us a table. The hostess McKenzie was amazing, Very professional, sweet, and accommodating. Food is excellent, service was fast even with a full restaurant. DEFINITELY will...More

Thank mikey0302
Reviewed 18 March 2017

You wil not have to remind me to never return to this restaurant. Our party of 3 had 4:30 reservations (opening time). When we were seated, I politely asked the waitresses if the whole restaurant always smelled like wafting cigar smoke. She replied yes because...More

Thank MosesG956
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Apparently this place is mobbed at the weekends, but we were there on a Thursday, it was quiet, with excellent food, and possibly the deepest wine list in Worcester. The menu is not vast, probably only a dozen entrees, with only a Vegetable Lo Mein...More

Thank Ellen C
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28 December 2016|
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Response from dickandjane71 | Reviewed this property |
They have a few quiet alcoves that you might be seated in.
24 June 2016|
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Response from EmeraldMAF | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure about their gluten-free offerings.
Jonida K
2 April 2015|
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Response from Leonard C | Reviewed this property |
don't know give them a call
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 02:00
16:30 - 02:00
16:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Exchange Pl, Worcester, MA 01608-1500
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Worcester
  • Phone Number: +1 508-459-9090
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