We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Flying Rhino Cafe

$$ - $$$
American, Bar
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
278 Shrewsbury St, Worcester, MA 01604-4624
+1 508-757-1450
Website
Today
11:30 - 23:30
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 23:00
Mon - Wed 11:30 - 23:30
Thu 11:30 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 02:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

181 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 180: English reviews
Boston, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Flying Rhino always has consistently good food. I highly recommend the fish tacos and black bean burger. Don't forget to try their broccoli slaw! They also have a great kids menu; each kid can order an entree, drink and dessert for one price. The restaurant can get busy on Fri/Sat nights so be prepared to wait or make sure... More 

Helpful?
Thank Kristin B
Boston, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
262 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the Flying Rhino before a family member's play at Clark University. This restaurant comes highly regarded by the Phantom Gourmet -- and it's easy to see why! We started off with the Hummus plate -- we got the small version, which was a cup -- and it was more than enough. It came with nice chunks of... More 

Helpful?
Thank Walter C
Worcester, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Busy, loud atmosphere. Food and service average. Large bar off the dining area. Parking lot small so be prepared to park on street and walk. Valet available.

Helpful?
Thank Wahkia
Somers, New York
Level Contributor
73 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Sorry this is almost a year late. My daughter and I were on our way home from a soccer tournament and found this gem of a cafe. So happy we made the slight detour to stop in. No wait for us on a Sunday afternoon. You're going to love the eclectic decor. And tuck your napkin under your chin because... More 

Helpful?
Thank Mike S
1 review
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Gluten free menu and all. The burgers were great. Service was perfect too. Priced right and not trying to push you out in a rush

Helpful?
Thank Just U
New York City, New York
Level Contributor
45 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Group of 5 we waited about 45 minutes and the table was perfect Veggie burger, rice bowl, steak trips, steak frites and we shared a dessert Service was excellent, drinks are big, what more could you want? Worth the wait but you need to have the time to wait.

Helpful?
Thank Chris S
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Flying rhino and most agrees ury st Restuarants.. Atmosphere is nice enjoy coming g here for a weekend out for food and drinks

Helpful?
Thank Xaimara L
Massachusetts
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Made a reservation for 2 at 7:00 on a Saturday night. Arrived a few minutes late and waited over a half hour (!) to be seated. Drinks and apps were served quickly. We had teriyaki beef which was delicious! Kale salad was pretty good. Entree however was terrible. I had the parmesan and herb encrusted chicken. The crust was badly... More 

Helpful?
Thank sapphiresongstress
Holden, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

This is a fun place. I have been here with my kids and with just my wife. Great for both situations. The food is always great and they have some fun and different options on the menu without being completely out there. The atmosphere is also nice, good music and a great staff. Worth a visit.

Helpful?
Thank Frankc4261
Massachusetts
Level Contributor
251 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Really friendly staff and such impressive food! Salads, apps, burger, fish - very comfy and all food is very fresh! A bar for hanging out too.

Helpful?
Thank cootmom

Travellers who viewed Flying Rhino Cafe also viewed

 

Been to Flying Rhino Cafe? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:30
Thursday
11:30 - 01:00
Friday
11:30 - 02:00
Saturday
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 278 Shrewsbury St, Worcester, MA 01604-4624
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Worcester
  • Phone Number: +1 508-757-1450
Description
HIP… ECLECTIC… COLORFUL…

Those are just some of the words used to describe Flying Rhino Cafe & Watering Hole. Here’s why people keep coming back:

The food, which is delicious, creative, and unique, offers something for everyone. Being WooFood certified, there are also tasty and healthy options as well. Interested in a catered event? We do that too!

The bar, hops with activity and has a drink menu people rave about. Be sure to have your drinks at the outdoor cafe when the weather permits, and come watch your favorites sports in our newly renovated plasma studded bar!

<b>The environment</b>, located on the ever-popular Shrewsbury Street, is vibrant, casual and lively and boasts a fun and friendly staff, as well as beautifully decorated and painted decor by Melina herself.

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Flying Rhino Cafe staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?