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Sole Proprietor

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118 Highland St, Worcester, MA 01609-2731 (West Street)
+1 508-798-3474
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11:30 - 01:30
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Hours:
Sun 16:00 - 01:30
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 01:30
Sat 12:00 - 01:30
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Belchertown, Massachusetts
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Second visit to the Sole Proprietor and again it was excellent! Very high quality fresh seafood and attentive service that doesn't rush you! Scallops were to die for!

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Thank ThomTucker
Northborough
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have gone to this restaurant many times and always walk away knowing we had an excellent meal. Food is carefully prepared and more than being pleasing to the eye, it is delicious. Great ingredients, skilled chefs and cordial waitstaff create a wonderful dining experience.

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Thank Sewing1
Manchester, Connecticut
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The seafood is fantastic..I've been there twice and each time I am impressed with their staff and their food. If you're looking for great seafood this is the place..my favorite is the haddock with lobster Newburgh sauce. The portions are perfect..not too much and not too little. Salads are fresh and rolls are yummy. Both times I haven't made a... More 

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Thank Jeff O
Worcester, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love going to the Sole for lunch with friends ... the menu is good and the food is excellent. But sometimes I can hardly hear my luncheon companion because of the poor quality acoustics in the restaurant. If it weren't for the noisy environment, I would give the restaurant 5 stars!

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Thank pclancy1962
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've lived here 1 month and I've gone twice to this place. The atmosphere is nice enough for a date or special occasion but not stuffy or off putting. Everyone was comfortable there and my party of 6 were all thrilled with their food. From appetizers to dessert everything was delicious.

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Thank Nicole C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Met another couple for dinner at the Sole.....have not been here in years! Had the baked haddock with lobster newburg and it was amazing.....wine selection was also great! Happy we decided on the Sole for dinner!!!!

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Thank Beverly W
Sarasota, fl
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216 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The swordfish was done to perfection as were the other seafood items we ordered. The staff was gracious and attentive

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Thank Philip P
Freeport, Maine
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68 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The seafood here is fresh, prepared in a variety of unique and flavorful combinations, with nice side dishes. Service was also very good.

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Thank HPK01Traveler
Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is our go-to place when we need a seafood fix. Although it can be loud on Fridays and you probably need a reservation they have the freshest fish in Central Massachusetts. I normally pick the swordfish and my husband has either lobster or crab legs.

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Thank Cheryl K
Southborough, Massachusetts
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78 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service impeccable, the food outstanding and the overall ambiance was spot on. Salmon cooked to perfection, mixed grill done exactly as it should be and sole was fabulous. Been here for ages but hasn't lost its appeal. Will return in a heart beat, Jim and Kate were the wait staff pros.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 01:30
Monday
11:30 - 01:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 01:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 01:30
Thursday
11:30 - 01:30
Friday
11:30 - 01:30
Saturday
12:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Highland St, Worcester, MA 01609-2731
    (West Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Worcester
  • Phone Number: +1 508-798-3474

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